Filmmakers have been making movies based on real events forever. But because three fact-based films are in contention, the issue has come to the forefront of this year’s Oscar race: Does the audience deserve the truth, the whole truth and nothing but?
The Academy Awards nominations were announced this morning, and heard live on LA’s Morning News. Seth McFarlane, the host of the Feb. 24 prime time Academy Awards Show, and actress Emma Stone made the announcements […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Participant Media plans to launch a cable network aimed at viewers 18 to 34 years old with programming it describes as inspiring and thought-provoking.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Entertainment mogul David Geffen is donating $100 million for full-ride scholarships for 33 medical students at the University of California, Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Steven Spielberg’s Civil War saga “Lincoln,” the Victor Hugo musical adaptation “Les Miserables” and the lost-soul romance “Silver Linings Playbook” lead the Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nominations each.
Is Hollywood’s presidential bio-pic, “Lincoln” in line with history? CNN’s Kareen Wynter reports.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The task of encapsulating the essence of Abraham Lincoln in a single film took Steven Spielberg roughly three times as long as it took the 16th president to win the Civil […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – E.T. the extra-terrestrial is making appearances around the world. Madame Tussauds is unveiling wax likenesses of the otherworldly star of Steven Spielberg’s 1982 film “E.T. – the Extra-Terrestrial” at six of […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen are each donating $30 million to the Motion Picture & Television Fund Campaign to support Hollywood-related charitable programs and health services, it was announced […]
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Director Steven Spielberg will deliver the keynote address at an observance commemorating the 149th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address.” Park officials in central Pennsylvania noted Tuesday that Spielberg’s remarks […]