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The new "Avengers" superhero movie, combining the Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and Hulk franchises into one film, is reportedly doing reshoots in Los Angeles, according to comic book news site Bleeding Cool, so if you see anyone walking around in brightly colored costumes, they might not be prostitutes.
The 23rd annual Palm Springs International Film Festival gets underway this week. The 10-day event features about 190 films from more than 70 countries.
Last year was supposed to be a great year for the superhero movie, but it turned out to be hype: Neither "Green Lantern" nor "Thor" reached expectations. Looking ahead to 2012, there will be another bout of superhero movies, but this time, says NPR's Neda Ulaby, they actually might take off.
With a phalanx of holiday films out there, from “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" to Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo,” there’s been an expectation for theater owners ending the year on a high note. But have theater goers been flocking to big ticket movie fare in droves? Nope.
It’s not a golden statue, but making the National Film Registry can be much more valuable than an Oscar.
Movie attendance across the U.S. hit a 16-year low in 2011, its second major plummet in as many years.
It’s Oscar time again, with nomination ballots sent out earlier this week for the 84th annual Academy Awards to the 5,783 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Ballots are due back in mid January, and nominations are set to be announced Jan. 24. The awards will be held Feb. 26, 2012.
The popular video website YouTube had more than one trillion views last year - enough views for every person on the planet to have each watched 100 videos. The website recently released its top ten most watched of 2011 list.
More than a thousand people have camped in front of the Nokia L.A. Live Theater for five days. They're “Twilight” fans awaiting Monday's 7 p.m. red carpet premiere of the fourth film in the series – “Breaking Dawn, Part 1.”
After a tumultuous week that saw the departure and replacement of the Oscar show's host and producer, the film academy celebrated Saturday at its third annual Governors Awards. You might even say the force was with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Teen vampire movie fans began camping outside the Nokia Theatre at LA Live Thursday awaiting Monday’s premiere of “Breaking Dawn, Part One” – the fourth movie in the “Twilight” series. Almost a thousand people so far have picked up wristbands so they can stand along the red carpet.
Eddie Murphy has withdrawn as host of the upcoming Oscars ceremony, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Wednesday.
The former May Company department store on Wilshire Boulevard may become L.A.'s newest museum. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the organization behind the Oscars have announced that the 72-year-old building will house a shrine to the movies.
Thursday morning at an L.A. hotel, John Wayne’s family auctions off hundreds of the actor’s personal belongings. The items have been in storage since Wayne’s death 32 years ago. Their value is estimated at $1.5 million. Some of the Wayne memorabilia went on display for the first time.
John Calley ran three Hollywood studios during his long career as a studio chief. He died Tuesday at his home after a lengthy illness. Calley was 81.
Enthusiasm for a new star-powered film about a pandemic infected moviegoers at this weekend's box office, and that sent “The Help” packing.