Film / Television

'12 Years a Slave' rolls at Spirit Awards

"12 Years a Slave" rolled at the Spirit Awards, winning five awards including best feature at the annual independent film celebration.

Oscars 2014: Latin pride for mystery Oscar statuette model

The buff and chesty Oscar statuette is said to be modeled after Mexican actor and director Emilio Fernandez. True story or Hollywood legend?

Razzies pick Will, Jaden Smith as worst actors for 'After Earth'

Will and Jaden Smith have something they can bond over. They were both awarded Razzies for their performances in "After Earth."

Oscar spoiler alert: What we already know about the winners

Sunday night's Oscars might be a few hours away, but there are a few things we do know about who will — and who won't — get any recognition.

Philip Seymour Hoffman died of toxic mix of drugs

The New York City medical examiner confirmed Friday that actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died from a cocktail drugs, including heroin and cocaine.

Oscars 2014: A look back at the most memorable Academy Awards bloopers

The Academy Awards are the classiest awards show in Tinseltown, but sometimes even the best in show business can't hide their shortcomings. Reporter Sasa Woodruff has a look back at some memorable Oscar bloopers, fiascos and flops.

Oscars 2014: Printable Oscar Bingo cards and ballots

Replace the ink cartridge and chill the cheese plate, it's time for the 86th Annual Academy Awards! Here are all the party printables you need.

Oscars 2014: Women, minorities changing the look of the Academy — slowly

The vast majority of Academy members are white, male and over 60. But an effort is underway to include more women and people of color.

Kristen Bell on 'Veronica Mars,' the 'pederazzi' and the Oscars

John Rabe talks with the "Veronica Mars" star about making the movie version of her hit show, seven years later, and the scourge of paparazzi who target celebs' kids.

Wilbur Smith novels in development for TV series

Three novels by bestselling author Wilbur Smith, "Birds of Prey," ''Blue Horizon" and "Monsoon," are being developed for TV by Corona Pictures and FremantleMedia.

To play the part, actors must talk the talk — in Chinese

As Hollywood and China grow closer, more roles are opening up for Asian-American actors to play Chinese-speaking characters. But before they can sound fluent on screen, some turn to dialect coaches.

'Die Hard' director freed from prison after 1 year

McTiernan served most of a one-year sentence for lying about his association with a private investigator to illegally wiretap a movie producer.

Oscars 2014: 14 interviews with this year's nominees

To help you prepare your ballots and refresh your memory of this year's great films, we've compiled all the interviews we've done with this year's Oscar contenders.

Oscars 2014: 7 must-see films that weren't nominated

At Sunday's 12th annual FilmWeek event with Larry Mantle at the Egyptian Theatre, our critics picked seven fantastic flicks that should have gotten an Oscar nod.

4 takes on Netflix's streaming deal with Comcast

Netflix and Comcast ended their video streaming feud over the weekend, when Netflix agreed to pay the cable giant for direct access to consumers.

CNN says Piers Morgan's talk show is ending

Morgan, who succeeded Larry King in the 9 p.m. EST time slot three years ago, was drawing lackluster ratings. In contrast, King had a 25-year run on CNN.