Film

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' dies at 83

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- Leonard Nimoy, who won fame and fans with his portrayal of logic-bound, half-alien Mr. Spock in the "Star Trek" TV series and movies, died on Friday. He was 83. | Video

A Minute With: Margot Robbie on feisty females and 'Focus'

LOS ANGELES - After making her film breakout as the no-holds-barred wife of Leonardo DiCaprio's Jordan Belfort in 2013's "The Wolf of Wall Street," Margot Robbie is taking on Will Smith for a tango of twists and turns in the underground world of heists.

People 25 Feb 2015

Aussie actor gets sugar rush from low-fat health foods

SYDNEY - An Australian actor who set out to expose hidden sugar in health food said he gained 8.5 kg (19 lb) and a paunch after a 60-day low-fat diet, including yogurt, cereal, muesli bars and juices.

26 Feb 2015

Lady Gaga, Julie Andrews notch Oscars' top social media moment

LOS ANGELES - There were underpants, Lego statues and a nail-biting finale on the Oscars stage on Sunday, but it was Lady Gaga's "Sound of Music" spectacular that sparked the most chatter on social media.

23 Feb 2015

Sony taps Tom Rothman of 'Titanic' fame to head movie studio

LOS ANGELES - Sony Pictures Entertainment on Tuesday named veteran film executive Tom Rothman, a force behind all-time top-grossing blockbusters "Titanic" and "Avatar," to head its movie studio in a shuffle prompted by the fallout from a cyberattack.

24 Feb 2015

'Birdman' soars to Oscar heights on best picture win

LOS ANGELES - The dark comedy "Birdman" held up a mirror to Hollywood and its struggling actors and in return received the film industry's highest recognition on Sunday, the Academy Award for best picture. | Video

Academy Awards 2015, 23 Feb 2015

Eddie Redmayne wins first Oscar for 'Theory of Everything'

LOS ANGELES - Eddie Redmayne won his first Oscar on Sunday for his break-out role as physicist Stephen Hawking in the biographical movie "The Theory of Everything." | Video

Academy Awards 2015 23 Feb 2015

Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris runs gamut, in his tux and undies

LOS ANGELES - Love him or hate him, Neil Patrick Harris proved to be one of the hardest-working hosts in Oscar history on Sunday night, singing, dancing and even sprinting in his underpants onto the stage of Hollywood's Dolby Theatre.

Academy Awards 2015, 23 Feb 2015

Patricia Arquette wins first Oscar with 'Boyhood'

LOS ANGELES - Patricia Arquette won her first Oscar on Sunday for her supporting actress role as a mother struggling to bring up two children in the movie "Boyhood." | Video

Academy Awards 2015 23 Feb 2015

Julianne Moore takes best actress Oscar for 'Still Alice'

LOS ANGELES - Julianne Moore won the best actress Oscar on Sunday for her role as a university professor with Alzheimer's disease in "Still Alice". | Video

Academy Awards 2015, 23 Feb 2015
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Celebrated Turkish novelist Yasar Kemal dead at 91

ISTANBUL - Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey's greatest writers who celebrated the lives of the downtrodden and whose works were translated into 40 languages, died on Saturday. He was 91 years old.