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On this day 70 years ago, the United States had barely entered World War II. Wartime restrictions on night lighting may have helped extinguish one of Hollywood’s brightest stars, 33-year-old Carole Lombard.
There was honey from Switzerland, chocolate from France, and then there was a dress made of water bottles.
"The Artist" has been chosen as best musical or comedy at the Golden Globes, firming up its status as the first silent-film contender at the Academy Awards since the first years of the Oscars.
The Golden Globes have equally good comedy and drama masks this year.
The rumor started early this week: the Academy Awards Board of Governors had a solution for the notoriously controversial documentary category. Official word came down yesterday.
Want to go to a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises," which opens July 20? Well you should have thought of that sooner, as midnight screenings are already selling out.
The first-ever Tunisian Film Festival in the United States starts Tuesday in Hollywood. All the entries were made in Tunisia by Tunisian filmmakers. Organizers say the three-day festival marks the first anniversary of the Tunisian revolution.
The Director’s Guild of America has released its list of nominated directors for the upcoming DGA Awards.
Lions Gate is close to buying Summit Entertainment, the maker of the teen hit "Twilight" series for about $400 million in cash and stock. That's according to two people Sunday who were briefed on the matter. They were not authorized to speak publicly and requested anonymity.
Behind the “gee-whiz” effects that make movies memorable, there’s a lot of research and development. The Academy Awards announced Thursday the roster of technical achievements up for honors this year.
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.