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Can Spider-Man swing to Hollywood's rescue with 'No Way Home'?
by Andrew Marszal - December 16, 2021 - 10:10am
With great power comes great responsibility -- and so Spider-Man is being called upon to save Hollywood and movie theaters once again, with analysts eyeing the pandemic era's first potential billion-dollar-grossing...
Judge dissolves Britney Spears guardianship
by Andrew Marszal - November 13, 2021 - 9:09am
A Los Angeles judge Friday terminated the controversial guardianship that has controlled pop star Britney Spears' life for the past 13 years, handing back her freedom along with control of a multi-million-dollar...
Britney Spears wins right to new lawyer in battle to remove dad
by Andrew Marszal - July 15, 2021 - 9:04am
An emotional Britney Spears scored a victory in her bid to end her father's control of her affairs Wednesday, as a judge ruled she could appoint her own lawyer to help end a guardianship that the pop superstar slammed...
Marvel at crossroads with 'Black Widow' big-screen return
by Andrew Marszal - July 8, 2021 - 10:43am
Two years ago, after a blistering and unprecedented streak of billion-dollar-grossing movies, the Marvel superhero films took what was meant to be a short hiatus.
Tom Cruise returns awards; Scarlett Johansson, stars protest vs Golden Globes
by Andrew Marszal - May 11, 2021 - 6:27pm
The future of the Golden Globes was plunged into jeopardy Monday as NBC canceled its broadcast of next year's prestigious awards, while major Hollywood studios and stars such as Tom Cruise and Scarlett Johansson...
Beijing-born Chloe Zhao is second woman to win best director Oscar
by Andrew Marszal - April 26, 2021 - 9:54am
Chloe Zhao, the Beijing-born filmmaker whose indie movies chronicle life in the US heartland, on Sunday became only the second woman ever to win best director in the Oscars' 93-year history.
Transgender icon Caitlyn Jenner to run for California governor
by Andrew Marszal - April 24, 2021 - 9:53am
Olympic champion and Kardashian clan member Caitlyn Jenner said Friday she has filed paperwork to run for governor of California, in a bid to become the first transgender American to win such a high-profile pos...
Korean American dream, Dementia: 8 films vying for Oscars 2021 Best Picture
by Andrew Marszal - April 21, 2021 - 1:28pm
In a year that saw movie theaters boarded up due to COVID-19, eight new films that did reach our screens impressed Academy voters enough that they are in contention for Hollywood's biggest award -- the Oscar for...
Golden Globes kicks off awards season with tech glitches, diversity scandal
by Andrew Marszal - March 1, 2021 - 12:31pm
Hollywood's awards season kicked off Sunday at a very different Golden Globes, with winners dialing in remotely to a ceremony that battled through technical glitches and a few awkward moments as the stars doled out...
Tiger Woods in surgery after roll-over car crash
by Andrew Marszal - February 24, 2021 - 8:46am
Tiger Woods suffered serious injuries to both legs as his car flew off the road Tuesday near Los Angeles in a crash he was "very fortunate" to survive, law enforcement officials who found the US golf legend sai...
Kim Kardashian files for divorce from Kanye West
by Andrew Marszal - February 20, 2021 - 9:45am
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce from rapper Kanye West after almost seven years of marriage, her publicist told AFP Friday. 
Warner Bros to stream 2021 film releases as virus cripples theaters
by Andrew Marszal - December 5, 2020 - 10:49am
Warner Bros. will release its entire 2021 slate of movies on HBO Max streaming and in theaters simultaneously, including "The Matrix 4" and "Dune," the studio announced Thursday in a landmark response...
'Game of Thrones' creators join 'Star Wars' director, Brad Pitt for Netflix series
by Andrew Marszal - September 2, 2020 - 10:55am
The creators of "Game of Thrones" will team up with "Star Wars" director Rian Johnson and Brad Pitt for an ambitious new Chinese sci-fi adaptation, Netflix announced Tuesday.
Hollywood poised for big-screen gamble as theaters reopen
by Andrew Marszal - June 22, 2020 - 1:36pm
After more than three months of coronavirus-mandated limbo, Hollywood is headed back to the big screen -- and hoping that Russell Crowe's road rage thriller "Unhinged" will jump-start the recovery.
Oscars postponed by two months due to COVID-19 pandemic
by Andrew Marszal - June 16, 2020 - 10:07am
Next year's Oscars have been postponed by eight weeks to April 25 after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered movie theaters and wreaked havoc on Hollywood's release calendar, the Academy said Monday.
'Gone with the Wind' removed from HBO Max after racism protests
by Andrew Marszal - June 11, 2020 - 10:52am
"Gone with the Wind" was removed from the HBO Max streaming platform Tuesday, as mass protests against racism and police brutality prompt television networks to reassess their offerings.
Hollywood sets red carpet 'new normal' for films like 'Tenet' in July
by Andrew Marszal - May 18, 2020 - 3:45pm
But with California coronavirus restrictions easing, and major movies like "Tenet" eyeing July release dates, Tinseltown's marketing gurus are scrambling for ways to safely roll out those carpets once again.
Netflix banks on vast production line to weather COVID-19 pandemic
by Andrew Marszal - April 24, 2020 - 11:06am
But will the streaming giant's well-stocked slate of future shows be enough to maintain that growth?
Paparazzi vie for scraps as Hollywood stars hide from COVID-19
by Andrew Marszal - April 17, 2020 - 2:50pm
With Hollywood A-listers self-quarantined in their sprawling mansions due to the novel coronavirus, Los Angeles' notorious paparazzi have almost nobody to shoot -- despite soaring demand for celebrity pictures.
As COVID-19 strikes festivals, red carpets happen in living rooms
by Andrew Marszal - March 16, 2020 - 10:28am
Hollywood directors who had their glitzy premieres canceled due to coronavirus are finding inventive ways to build buzz for their films -- including bringing the red carpet into their living rooms.
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