Stories tagged: Hollywood
Sat., April 1, 2017, 2:24 p.m.
Premium video on demand is a future few filmmakers want
Would you pay $40 to watch a movie in the comfort of your own home 10 days after its big-screen release? How about $30 after 45 days? These are just …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 5 p.m.
‘They wanted Apu’: Kal Penn shares demoralizing memories from his early career
A lot of people first became acquainted with Kal Penn after he starred as a stoner with a serious case of the munchies in the cult classic “Harold & Kumar …
Mon., March 13, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
In Hollywood, conservatives keeping quiet
For the vast majority of conservatives who work in entertainment, going to set or the office each day has become a game of avoidance and secrecy. The political closet is …
Sun., March 12, 2017, midnight
On screen, indies offer best shot at equality for women
There’s no doubt that women are far more affected by the movie industry’s obsession with sex appeal and physical beauty, resulting in a giant absence in female roles once actresses …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 4 p.m.
The 7: Movies about Hollywood often show the grittier side of the silver screen
The closing scenes of last week’s Oscars ceremony was almost like a movie: The scrappy upstart (“Moonlight”) snatching victory from the jaws of defeat and beating the predicted winner (“La …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
‘Feud’ gets into Joan Crawford-Bette Davis spat
It was a clash of the titans when Robert Aldrich cast Joan Crawford and Bette Davis in the gothic film, “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?” in 1962. Young audiences will …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
How long does it take to get ready for a night out? When that night is the Oscars, count on a month
That’s why it takes about a month and a team of specialists to get an A-list actress red-carpet ready – and the resulting photos can propel a thousand brands.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 12:35 p.m.
University of Idaho’s Kibbie Dome the setting for filming of “The Last Champions”
Hollywood is coming to the Kibbie Dome, Saturday.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
Iconic sign could get extra security after ‘HOLLYWeeD’ prank
Days after a prankster scaled a fence and altered the Hollywood sign to read “HOLLYWeeD,” the agency that maintains and secures the Los Angeles landmark says it will explore boosting …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 3:11 p.m.
Debbie Reynolds, mother of Carrie Fisher, dies a day after her daughter
Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds was rushed to a hospital Wednesday after falling ill, and family announced several hours later that she has died.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
Antonio Sabato Jr. wants to be Trump administration’s fitness czar
Antonio Sabato Jr., one of President-elect Donald Trump’s few vocal Hollywood supporters, is nominating himself for Trump’s physical fitness czar.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 11:04 a.m.
Suspect arrested in destruction of Trump’s Hollywood star
Los Angeles police arrested a man suspected of using a sledgehammer to destroy Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, officials said Thursday.
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 5:49 p.m.
Jennifer Lawrence tops Forbes’ list of highest-paid actresses
Despite a drop in earnings this year, Jennifer Lawrence has been named the world’s highest-paid actress for the second year in a row.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 4:51 p.m.
Shannen Doherty settles with ex-managers she said mismanaged money
Court records show Shannen Doherty has settled a lawsuit against her former business managers, who she accused of leaving her without health insurance and caused a delay in doctors diagnosing …
Thu., June 30, 2016, 12:18 p.m.
Scarlett Johansson ranked Hollywood’s top-grossing actress
Scarlett Johansson has taken the crown as Hollywood’s highest-grossing actress ever.
Mon., May 9, 2016, 11:50 a.m.
William Schallert, actor who worked with Patty Duke, dies at 93
William Schallert, a veteran TV performer and Hollywood union leader who played Patty Duke’s father – and uncle – on television and led a long, contentious strike for actors, has …
Thu., April 7, 2016, 7:45 p.m.
Anne Hathaway gives birth to son
Anne Hathaway is a first-time mother.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 7 p.m.
Movie stars in TV ads: Are they worried about ‘selling out’?
Experts say that millennials, the 83 million Americans between 15 and 34 who are increasingly driving consumer and popular culture, are quite comfortable with big actors plugging products. This is …
Sat., Jan. 3, 2015, midnight
Froma Harrop: Jolie critiques miss Hollywood’s real problem
Was Angelina Jolie unqualified to direct the big-budget World War II saga “Unbroken”? The movie tells the true story of Louis Zamperini, a champion runner and champion survivor – of …
Tue., Aug. 12, 2014, 5:58 p.m.
Actress Lauren Bacall dies
LOS ANGELES - Lauren Bacall, the smoky-voiced movie legend who taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle in “To Have and Have Not,” has died at the age of 89, according …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2012, midnight
Hollywood wax museums battle for precious customers
LOS ANGELES – Dissing Angelina Jolie normally isn’t the best way to get ahead in this town. But tough times call for tough tactics in the war of the Hollywood …
Sun., Jan. 25, 2009, 7:40 a.m.
Aspiring Spokane-born actress looks to bigger things after TV debut
Things weren’t looking good for Megan Albertus. It was episode two of “Momma’s Boys,” the Ryan Seacrest-produced reality show for NBC, and the Spokane-born aspiring actress was one of three …