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Actor Bill Paxton dies at age 61
Bill Paxton , an actor who developed a following for his roles in films that achieved both mainstream and cult success starting in the 1980s, died today at the age of 61. A representative of his family confirmed the death to ABC News. "It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has
Is #OscarsSoMale the Oscars hashtag that should be trending?
For the past two years when Oscar nominations were revealed, #OscarsSoWhite has trended on social media, bemoaning the lack of diversity in Hollywood. But another major problem that has flow under the radar concerns the movie industry's gender role gap. This is not to be confused with the gender
Women Account for Only 20 Percent of Non-Acting Oscar Nominees
Though there is a more diverse slate of Oscar nominees this year, women only accounted for 20 percent of the non-acting categories, according to a new study. The Women's Media Center, an organization that works to make women visible and powerful in media, said the actual number of female nominees
Jane Fonda Slams Hollywood for Being Sexist
Jane Fonda is a legend in more ways than one, but admits when she first started out in film, she "took the easy road for a while." Fonda, 77, opened up about her beginnings in Hollywood, using solely her beauty on the screen and how she started in acting as just an object of desire. "I would say
#OscarsSoWhite: Academy Awards Panned for Lack of Diversity
When nominations for the Academy Awards were read on Thursday morning, many people bristled at the lack of diversity. The 20 lead and supporting actor nominees were all white, which is the second time this has happened in nearly 20 years. It sparked the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, with people
Identities of Officers Who Spoke to 'Zero Dark Thirty' Filmmakers About Bin Laden Raid Are Not Public, Judge Rules
Names of Officials Given to 'Zero Dark Thirty' Filmmakers Not Public, Judge Rules
Oscars Academy Adds Latinos, Member Complains It's "Affirmative Action"
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Friday they have invited 276 artists and executives to join the ranks of the organization that hosts the Oscar awards ceremony. A record 22 Latinos were asked to join the exclusive group this year in an effort to diversify the Academy’s
Tina Fey, Amy Poehler Respond to Taylor Swift's 'Special Place in Hell' Comment
Comediennes React to Country Star's Comments About Their Golden Globes Joke
The 7 Best Political Movies You Haven't Seen
Make the myth, break the myth, or explain the myth — these are the ways Hollywood takes on politics in film. This year, three movies, each with a different approach, but all steeped in the politics of their day, have a chance to win the...
Past Political Oscar Wins
This year the big winner at the Academy Awards won't be a specific actor or movie, but a whole category of films. Politically-focused movies like Argo, Zero Dark Thirty and Lincoln are all favored to win at least one Oscar category at Sunday's 85th Academy Awards, with a combined total of 24