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May 19, 2014
Hollywood goes dark, western goes east at Cannes Film Festival
By Michael Roddy CANNES, France, May 18 (Reuters) - Canadian David Cronenberg presented a director's take on a Hollywood infected by taboo sex and backstabbing, plus a few ghosts, while Tommy Lee Jonesturned the Western around for a perilous eastward trek with madwomen at Cannes...
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May 19, 2014 - 1:00am
February 23, 2014
Poll: Most Americans have yet to watch any best-picture Oscar nominee
LOS ANGELES - It may be one of the best years in recent memory for high-quality Hollywood film, but two-thirds of Americans have yet to see any of the movies nominated for the best picture Oscar, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday. Among other questions, the poll...
life / entertainment
February 23, 2014 - 4:42pm
January 4, 2014
Hollywood loses a federal tax credit – will Congress step in?
Film and television producers looking to shoot in the United States have lost a lucrative federal tax incentive: Section 181, part of a larger package of credits known as the Extenders, expired at the end of 2013 — and Congress has yet to renew it. The credit was a big...
news / nation and world
January 4, 2014 - 1:00am
June 7, 2011
Hollywood suicide points to chemical danger
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The suicide of a young woman in the Hollywood Hills might have seemed just another sad Tinseltown story but for large notes plastered on the window of the car in which she died: "Danger! Chemicals Inside! Call 911." Police and coroner's investigators had seen...
nation and world / news
June 7, 2011 - 12:01am
November 17, 2010
Slaying of publicist baffles police, Hollywood
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- It's the latest mystery to grip Hollywood. A prominent publicist and woman-about-town is killed, her body slumped in her Mercedes near Sunset Boulevard. Was it an attempted carjacking? Or something more sinister. Maybe a hit? As the tabloid press,...
November 17, 2010 - 11:55pm
June 6, 2010
'Shrek Forever After' leads slow Hollywood weekend
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Hollywood is in a June swoon as a rush of new movies fails to grab audiences. DreamWorks Animation's "Shrek Forever After" remained the No. 1 movie for a third-straight weekend with $25.3 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. It raised its three-week...
entertainment / news
June 6, 2010 - 8:10pm
August 25, 2009
N.D. horse chosen for Disney film
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Cyclone Larry has always lived his life on the fast track. Now the Casselton thoroughbred can hoof it to Hollywood. Larry, a 3-year-old race horse owned by Heather Benson, the general manager of Fargo's North Dakota Horse Park, recently was chosen in an online...
August 25, 2009 - 1:26pm
June 3, 2009
States give Hollywood a fortune in breaks
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Many states that are cutting spending on schools, roads and other basics have been lavishing hundreds of millions of dollars in incentives on Hollywood studios to lure TV and movie productions -- this, despite scant evidence that taxpayers come out ahead on such...
June 3, 2009 - 8:17am