John Rogers, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 4:00pm
He was a good-natured Greek, an angry Bedouin and numerous other unforgettable characters in a legendary film career, and now Anthony Quinn is once again the splendorous "Pope of Broadway, his colorful image welcoming visitors to downtown Los Angeles.
Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 2:10pm
Sometimes the biggest surprise on Oscar nomination morning is when there's no surprise at all. This year many of the exclusions just came down to the fact that some of the categories, like best actress, were too competitive. And no matter how deserving, there were always be a few who have been in the conversation from the start who miss the final cut.
Matthew VanBesien will resign as president of the New York Philharmonic on May 1, the third executive to depart this year with the orchestra in the midst of fundraising to renovate its Lincoln Center home.
Amy Adams and Tom Hanks are not Oscar nominees this year, but for a moment Tuesday morning both were listed on the official Oscars website as having scored lead acting nominations. ABC Digital, which posted the nominations to Oscars.com, issued an apology for the errors, which were quickly identified and removed from the site.
Mark Kennedy, Associated Press | Posted Jan 24th - 10:35am
Mel Gibson is having quite a week: On Friday, he became a father for the ninth time and on Tuesday he earned an unexpected Oscar nomination, capping what appears to be a remarkable comeback from Hollywood's version of Siberia.