Box office preview: New releases should please variety of audiences

A new weekend means new film releases, and you can look forward to a trio of nationwide releases this weekend. While they may not all to be quality films, there should be a new film for everyone. Each of these films touches on a different key demographic so everyone can enjoy a movie this weekend. […]

Obama attracts Trojans at LA Live

President Barack Obama stopped in Los Angeles on Sunday to speak at his star-studded “30 Days to Victory Concert” at LA Live. More than 6,000 people packed the Nokia Theatre to hear an all-star lineup of musical acts including Katy Perry, Jon Bon Jovi, Stevie Wonder and Earth, Wind & Fire. Actor George Clooney, Mayor […]

Jean Dujardin upsets Oscar race

Jean Dujardin is a name you should know and start learning how to pronounce now. The French actor who stars in The Artist could walk away with an Oscar this year. Jean Dujardin and George Clooney both walked away winners at the Golden Globes several weeks ago for Best Actor, but the general consensus was […]

Oscar nominations include both surprises and snubs

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their nominations early Tuesday morning, which included both surprises and snubs in their picks. The Academy’s rule that anywhere from five to ten films could be nominated for Best Picture marks this year the first time in the history of the Oscars that nine films have […]

Campaigning during Oscar season could affect deserving stars

At the end of January, nominations for the 84th Academy Awards will be announced. For most, the New Year starts on January 1st. For those in Hollywood, the New Year only starts the day after the Oscars ceremony. Apparently, at one point in history, those in the Academy simply voted for those films and performances […]