- Television and movie producers announced for Oscars telecast Updated: Sep-01-15 6:01 pm
LOS ANGELES - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says David Hill and Reginald Hudlin will produce the 88th Oscars telecast.
- Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire Updated: Sep-01-15 4:16 pm
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine - When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring - not a rolling, monthslong frat party.
- From 'Everest' to Depp, highlights of the Venice Film fest Updated: Sep-01-15 3:37 pm
VENICE, Italy - It's a sure sign that summer's over and the awards season is around the corner - the feast of fall film festivals.
- Fall Movie Preview: Highlights from September-December Updated: Sep-01-15 3:24 pm
NEW YORK - Though the fall movie season is traditionally the time of year when Hollywood gets serious, this fall is stuffed with spectacles.
- Fall Movie Preview: Abrams on keeping 'Star Wars' grounded Updated: Sep-01-15 3:23 pm
NEW YORK - Imagine for a moment the peculiar experience of finding yourself in the Arabian desert, telling C3PO what to do.
- Bond author sorry for saying Idris Elba 'too street' for 007 Updated: Sep-01-15 2:53 pm
LONDON - The author of the new James Bond novel apologized on Tuesday after he said that British actor Idris Elba is "too street" to play 007.
- North Dakota man inspires preservation of home movies Updated: Sep-01-15 1:17 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - An unexpected type of film set a new course of activity in Kirsten Larvick's life after she inherited several 8 mm home movies filmed by her grandfather, Al Larvick, a North Dakota native.
- Benedict Cumberbatch, Helen Mirren lead London Film Fest Updated: Sep-01-15 11:47 am
LONDON - Helen Mirren, Benedict Cumberbatch and Maggie Smith are among the British stars to attend this year's London Film Festival.
- American anti-dolphin-hunt activist arrested in Japan Updated: Sep-01-15 9:35 am
TOKYO - Former "Flipper" trainer Ric O'Barry was released by police late Tuesday after being arrested for not carrying his passport while in Japan to protest a dophin hunt due to begin this week.
- Film based on real-life horror breaks records in Argentina Updated: Sep-01-15 12:04 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Arquimides Puccio seemed to neighbors like a pious, conservative and obsessively tidy man. Several times a day, he'd sweep the sidewalk in front of his home in an upper-class Buenos Aires neighborhood.
- Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76 Updated: Aug-31-15 4:29 pm
LOS ANGELES - It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.
- Review: Redford and Nolte in Bryson's 'A Walk in the Woods' Updated: Aug-31-15 12:44 pm
The lure of the wild has recently attracted an interesting batch of solitude seekers: Reese Witherspoon ("Wild"), Mia Wasikowska ("Tracks") and Robert Redford, twice.
- Critic Leonard Maltin to participate in Va. film festival Updated: Aug-31-15 2:09 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - Film critic Leonard Maltin will host screenings and discussions during this year's Virginia Film Festival.
- Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76 Updated: Aug-31-15 12:11 am
LOS ANGELES - Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who startled audiences with iconic suburban slashers like "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream," has died. He was 76.
- China's leadership fans smoldering antipathy toward Japan Updated: Aug-30-15 1:24 am
BEIJING - By administrative order, dramas about resisting the Japanese wartime enemy will fill Chinese TV channels this week as China celebrates - including with a massive military parade - the victory over Japan 70 years ago.
- How Atlanta became the Hollywood of the South Updated: Aug-29-15 5:05 pm
ATLANTA - The city is on fire.
- Texan recalls time 70 years ago as POW during WWII Updated: Aug-29-15 1:26 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas - A gold-framed black-and-white photo shows a smiling man in an Army Air Forces uniform, his cheeks still chubby with youth.
- Marshall professor making anti-discrimination film Updated: Aug-29-15 9:41 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - When Syrian immigrant George Rashid traveled to the United States in 1901, he arrived envisioning a life of prosperity and limitless opportunity.
- Film on BBQ history in Alabama set to premiere next month Updated: Aug-29-15 5:05 am
A documentary film highlighting the history of barbecue in the state will premiere next month.
- Attorney: Robin Williams' bikes are an issue in estate fight Updated: Aug-28-15 3:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A legal fight over late actor Robin Williams' possessions includes his large bicycle collection, artwork, books and other items worth millions of dollars, an attorney for his widow said Friday.
- Movie debuting about abused dog named 'Gucci' Updated: Aug-28-15 9:11 am
FLORENCE, Alabama - Doug James smiles when reminiscing about his "rock star" best friend.
- TV academy, actors union toast diversity at pre-Emmy party Updated: Aug-28-15 5:11 am
BEVERLY HILLS, California - With hit shows like "Empire," ''black-ish" and "How to Get Away With Murder," diversity is the new normal in TV.
- 'Magnificent Seven' remake to film around New Mexico Updated: Aug-28-15 5:02 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A remake of the "The Magnificent Seven" starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt will be filming throughout New Mexico.
- 'We Are Your Friends' director schooled by MTV's 'Catfish' Updated: Aug-28-15 1:14 am
NEW YORK - Fans of MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show" may notice something familiar in the new film "We Are Your Friends."
- Gregory's work to impress Cowboys now showing on field, too Updated: Aug-27-15 4:57 pm
OXNARD, California - At times this summer, Randy Gregory would sign autographs and give interviews until Dallas team personnel had to just about pull him off the field during training camp.