March 24, 1991
"The 63rd Annual Academy Awards" Date: Monday, March 25 Place: The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Arrivals: Begin approximately at 5 p.m. (KABC's "An Evening at the Academy Awards," hosted by Steve Edwards and Tawny Little, provides live coverage.) Time: Ceremony begins at 6 p.m.; Network: ABC Host: Billy Crystal Special Awards: Oscar-winning producers Richard Zanuck and David Brown (The Irving G.
July 23, 2012 |
Academy award-winning screenwriter Frank Pierson, who recently served as the 31st president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, died Sunday evening at Cedars Sinai hospital, according to his manager Susan Landau. He was 87. Pierson, who won his Oscar in 1976 for his "Dog Day Afternoon"screenplay, spent many years of his career in service to the Hollywood organizations that made him a success. He served as the president of the Writers Guild of America for two distinct terms, taught at the Sundance Institute, was an adjunct professor at USC's film school and was the artistic director of the American Film Institute.
March 20, 2000 |
The Oscars are going to sound a lot different this year, as producers Richard and Lili Fini Zanuck try to "contemporize" the music with the help of co-musical directors Burt Bacharach and Don Was. How different?
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January 23, 1997 |
Chasen's, once the beloved haunt of movie stars, presidents, tycoons and famous writers, could soon make a comeback. The West Hollywood restaurant, which closed in April 1995 after 58 years, may reopen within three months at a new location in Beverly Hills.
November 12, 1990 |
"So this is what a gathering of the Hollywood-Irish clan looks like," Pierce Brosnan said while performing emcee duties at Thursday night's American Ireland Fund salute to Gene Kelly.
November 1, 2010 |
The movie moguls were tough men who ruled their studios with an iron fist ? but there was a method to their madness. These men created cinematic magic during the golden age of Hollywood. The legacies of these films and their stars have continued over the decades long after the studio system disappeared. Turner Classic Movies' ambitious seven-part documentary series, "Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood," which begins Monday evening, explores the colorful lives and careers of the major moguls including Louis B. Mayer at MGM; Jack, Sam and Harry Warner of Warner Bros.
September 14, 1994 |
The Scene: Monday's premiere of HBO's "The Burning Season" at the Mann Bruin Theatre, with an after party at the Armand Hammer Museum. The film is based on the true story of Chico Mendes, who was murdered for trying to stop the torching of Brazilian rain forests. "A great deal of Brazil is on fire right now," said director John Frankenheimer. "It gives a real urgency to this movie."