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As we know, playing an LGBT character has been a Oscar good luck charm to many an actor, from Sean Penn to William Hurt to Charlize Theron or Hilary Swank to Jared Leto... But how many openly LGBT actors have won Oscars for playing LGBT characters? None.
Tim Walker is The Independent's Los Angeles correspondent, covering entertainment and other concerns from the West Coast of the US.
Did you know that during World War II, metal was so scarce that the Oscar trophy given out by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was made of plaster? It's true! Because the focus on the war effort, any spare manufacturing and material resources were funneled into making tanks, planes, and other items needed to sustain the ... (more)
A banner year for Australian talent at the Edinburgh's Fringe Festival could mean we say goodbye - at least temporarily - to one of our biggest comedy talents.
With Summer coming to a close, the stars are heading back from their exotic vacation spots and getting down to business.
For this year's annual event honoring the San Fernando Valley's top volunteers, organizers ditched the ballroom at the Woodland Hills Marriott and moved east to the Globe Theatre at Universal Studios Hollywood.
The March 2014 Academy Awards was a very different Academy Awards from what I'm used to.
This image released by HBO shows Matthew McConaughey, left, and Woody Harrelson from the HBO series "True Detective."
The movie stars Joaquin Phoenix , Josh Brolin , Owen Wilson , Benicio Del Toro , and Reese Witherspoon and is written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson , who was nominated for the Best Director Oscar for his 2007 movie "There Will Be Blood" and nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay for his work on "Blood" and for Best Original Screenplay for the ... (more)
Ida : In what The New Yorker has already called a "film masterpiece", the latest from director Pawel Pawlikowski is Poland's selected entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscars ceremony next year.
Bill Murray is heading to the Toronto Film Festival with his latest movie St Vincent in which he plays a boozy war veteran who befriends Melissa McCarthy's young son.
After his business, Fibre Optics Design and Construct, was named business of the year at the 2013 Momentum Energy Illawarra Business Awards, Michael McKeogh will be one of many business leaders invited to walk the red carpet again this October.
Japanese actor Ken Watanabe and South Korean actress Moon Sori will co-host the opening ceremon y of the 19th Busan International Film Festival on Oct. 2. The South Korean film festival, which is the largest event of its kind in Asia, will run through Oct. 11 in the southern coastal city of Busan.
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