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Times Staff WritersOne of the Academy Awards' signature scenes -- the arrival of celebrities along the red carpet -- will be eliminated at this year's show over concerns that it would be an unseemly display for a nation on the brink of war, Oscar organizers said Tuesday....
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Times Staff WriterThe show went on as scheduled, but without some of its more glamorous trappings and with war on the public's mind, the 75th annual Academy Awards fell to a historic low in the ratings, with an estimated 33.1 million people watching at any given moment....
Times Staff WriterMel Gibson employed guerrilla tactics to market his controversial blockbuster "The Passion of the Christ" to the masses. Now he's turning to an equally unconventional campaign to capture an Academy Award. The director is bucking tradition with a vow...
Times Staff WritersIn a surreal scene for a city famous for shutting down between midnight and 6 a.m., hundreds of men and women in glamorous garb — toting expensive cameras, computers and Blackberrys — gathered in Beverly Hills in the pre-dawn hours Tuesday...
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Times Staff WriterAfter years of increasingly blatant Oscar politicking, this Academy Awards season seemed comparatively gentle until Thursday, when a furor erupted over a "Gangs of New York" advertisement on behalf of Martin Scorsese, the film's director, that incensed...
Actor Peter O'Toole, who racked up seven Academy Award nominations between 1962 and 1982 but came away empty-handed every time, is finally going to get an Oscar. O'Toole, 70, will receive an honorary award at the Oscar ceremony on March 23, saluting...
Times Staff WriterHere's a question: What film festival, set in a small but prosperous ski town, is about to screen more than 100 feature films and play host to two members of the Weather Underground, a Thai prince, Francis Ford Coppola and cult hero/cartoonist Harvey...
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