Wealthy N.Y. eccentric arrested on LA murder warrant

Mar 16, 2015

Wealthy N.Y. eccentric arrested on LA murder warrant

Robert Durst, a wealthy eccentric linked to two killings and his wife’s disappearance, was arrested on a murder warrant just before Sunday’s finale in a serial TV documentary about his life. Durst was arrested by FBI agents Saturday at a J.W. Marriott hotel in ...

'Birdman,' 'Grand Budapest Hotel' top Oscar nods

Jan 16, 2015

'Birdman,' 'Grand Budapest Hotel' top Oscar nods

Dark comedy “Birdman” and stylish crime caper “The Grand Budapest Hotel” topped the Oscars nominations list Thursday with nine each, firing the starting gun on the home stretch of Hollywood’s awards race. In second place was World War II code-breaking thriller “The Imitation Game,” ...

Jan 16, 2015

'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with nine nods each

Two extravagant comedies, “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture. They were joined in best-picture nominations by “Boyhood,” “Whiplash,” “The Theory of Everything,” “The Imitation Game,” “American Sniper” and “Selma.” ...

A tense Hollywood to exhale at glitzy Golden Globes

Jan 12, 2015

A tense Hollywood to exhale at glitzy Golden Globes

When Hollywood gathers for the 72nd annual Golden Globes on Sunday night, real-world events may loom over what’s usually one of the industry’s most carefree and rollicking evenings. The three-hour ceremony, which will be televised live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, ...

Luise Rainer, first to win consecutive acting Oscars, dies at 104

Dec 31, 2014

Luise Rainer, first to win consecutive acting Oscars, dies at 104

Luise Rainer, a star of cinema’s golden era who won back-to-back Oscars but then walked away from a glittering Hollywood career, has died. She was 104. Rainer, whose roles ranged from the 1930s German stage to television’s “The Love Boat,” died Tuesday at her ...

Dec 16, 2014

Getting under Pyongyang's skin

North Korea's rant against the impending release of the Sony Pictures satire "The Interview" could have been predicted. Rather than providing the new film priceless PR, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un should have ignored the film as his father did with the 2004 ...