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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.
Disney delays 'Mulan' over COVID-19, closes US, Paris theme parks
by Andrew Marszal - March 13, 2020 - 10:16am
Disney will close its giant theme parks in  Florida, California and Paris and pull the releases of major blockbusters including "Mulan" over the coronavirus, it announced Thursday.
US coronavirus cases pass 500 as defiant Trump praises response
by Andrew Marszal - March 9, 2020 - 8:54am
The virus has reached some 30 US states, with Oregon the latest to declare an emergency, and 60 million people in California and New York are under crisis measures.
Filipino-Americans 'fired up' as Tagalog added to US ballot
by Andrew Marszal - February 22, 2020 - 10:11am
Manny Pacquiao, roast pig dinners and prayer services: Activists are using every tool possible to get the booming Filipino-American community in Las Vegas to the polls for Saturday's Democratic nomination vote.
FULL LIST: Oscars 2020 winners, highlights
by Andrew Marszal - February 10, 2020 - 12:55pm
The South Korean dark comedy "Parasite" on Sunday took home the Oscar for best picture and best international feature film -- a category that until this year known as best foreign language film.
Oscars battle set to begin amid crystals and controversy
by Andrew Marszal - February 10, 2020 - 8:18am
A lavish, spiral stage featuring 40,000 crystals at Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre will be the glittering setting as the 24 golden statuettes are handed out on Tinseltown's biggest night.
TMZ: the 'merciless' news outlet slammed for scooping Kobe Bryant's death
by Andrew Marszal - January 28, 2020 - 1:07pm
"I understand getting the scoop but please allow us time to make personal notifications to their loved ones," he wrote. "It's very cold to hear of the loss via media. Breaks my heart."
'Joker' leads Oscars 2020 nominations with 11 
by Andrew Marszal - January 14, 2020 - 10:35am
Dark comic book tale "Joker" topped the Oscar nominations Monday, picking up 11 nods including best picture and best director, as women and ethnic minorities were largely shut out once again.
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