Miramax is teaming up with Martin Scorsese to adapt the film Gangs of New York, which was inspired by a non-fiction book of the same name, for television, according to The Wrap.
The 2002 film...
Oprah Winfrey has been named Forbes' most influential person of 2013, topping their list for the second year in a row.
The trend of so-called "hate-watching" is hardly a new TV phenomenon. We've been doing it with the Oscar show for years: picking apart the fashions, groaning at the witless banter, griping as we drift through the seemingly endless midsection where no awards of major consequence are presented, and nearly always regarding the unlucky host as a piñata ripe for the bashing.
This year's tuneful but torturously overextended production (ending just past the three-and-a-half-hour mark) was much the same. With one major exception: The musical numbers were no joke, especially when mighty divas as legendary as Barbra Streisand and Shirley Bassey and as electrifyingly current as Adele and Jennifer Hudson took the stage. No Rob Lowe-Snow White fiascos this time.
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Argo topped Sunday's Oscars on a history-making night.
Ben Affleck's political thriller took three awards, including Best Picture, becoming the fourth film to win the top prize without a Best Director nomination, following Wings, Grand Hotel and Driving Miss Daisy. The film also won Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Editing. This is Affleck's second ...
The Artist's Oscar victory last year marked the first time that a movie about movie-making has won Best Picture. Could Argo's fake-movie-in-a-movie make it two in a row? The tide is definitely on Ben Affleck's side. Well, except for that pesky lack of a nomination in the Best Director category. We'll have to wait until Sunday's ceremony (8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT, ABC) for the winners, but in the meantime, let's make some predictions. Check out the nominees here, print out your ballot, make your picks and compare them to ours below.
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14. Family Doesn't Know Best Award: On The Bachelor's hometown dates, things were going well for Desiree until her brother spoke up. After he tells Sean that he's a playboy, not right for his sister, and acts like an all-around jerk, Des gets the boot. Lesson learned: If she's the next Bachelorette, keep her bro...
James Lipton has interviewed a who's who of Hollywood elite since his show's debut in 1994, but Hugh Jackman holds his own among an impressive repertoire of Inside the Actors Studio guests. Returning for his second time, the Best Actor nominee graces Bravo's stage on Wednesday, Feb. 13 (8/7c). Host and executive producer Lipton gives TV Guide Magazine exclusive insight into Jackman's episode and weighs in on the upcoming Academy Awards.
Argo continued its awards season dominance Sunday, winning the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' prize for Best Picture. Ben Affleck followed up his victory at the Directors Guild Awards last week with another win for directing the film.
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler
"You can smell the pills from here." Live, from the Beverly Hilton Ballroom, it's ... Sunday with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, together again and keeping things as lively as possible as hosts of the 70th Golden Globes. Encore, please. (For a list of winners, go here.)