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Yes, Hollywood, women do go to moviesupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 18:56:00

There's an old Hollywood tale, and it goes like this: Open a female-led movie around Valentine's Day. Watch women go in droves and drive up box office numbers.

Working Title: 'British movies can do Hollywood-style business'updated: Thu Nov 26 2009 10:08:00

Working together must be easy for Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, the award-winning movie producers.

Hey, Hollywood, the fangirls are callingupdated: Thu Nov 19 2009 18:28:00

Melissa Buttigieg, 23, saw "Twilight" 15 times in the theater. Hassina Ford, 19, watched it on the big screen 10 times, and Aimee Murphy, 22, watches the DVD every day.

New 'Twilight' chapterupdated: Thu Nov 19 2009 18:28:00

The stars of "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" talk about the second installment of the popular film series.

Fortune: Abu Dhabi goes Hollywoodupdated: Thu Oct 29 2009 14:29:00

This weekend, Abu Dhabi plays host to its first Formula 1 Grand Prix, and in typical fashion, the capital of the United Arab Emirates is pulling out all the stops, with a brand new racecourse estimated to have cost $1 billion and festivities including performances from Beyoncé and Aerosmith. Couples Watch: Brody & Jayde, Justin & Jessicaupdated: Mon Oct 26 2009 12:16:00

• They may be fighting on The Hills but Brody Jenner and girlfriend Jayde Nicole enjoyed a romantic date night away from the cameras and his usual entourage at East Restaurant and Lounge in Hollywood. The pair cuddled up in a booth for a long feast, including oysters on the half shell, which they loved. They seemed very into each other and stayed for nearly three hours, just chatting over dinner. Hollywood Stars Smash Broadway Recordsupdated: Wed Oct 21 2009 08:47:00

Hugh Jackman, Daniel Craig and Jude Law prove "the play's the thing"

Hollywood embracing Polanskiupdated: Wed Sep 30 2009 16:43:00

Showbiz Tonight's A.J. Hammer reports on Roman Polanski and lawsuits surrounding the Jackson estate.

Best-dressed celebrities at the Emmy Awardsupdated: Mon Sep 21 2009 22:41:00

Hollywood celebrated television's best and brightest at the 61st Emmy Awards on Sunday night.

Celebs in L.A. get it freeupdated: Mon Sep 21 2009 22:41:00

CNN's Alan Duke is in Los Angeles discussing with various celebrity experts the topic of celebrity swag.

Rich, famous and over 40updated: Fri Sep 11 2009 21:38:00

Showbiz Tonight's A.J. Hammer reveals the most rich and famous women over 40. Natalie Cole Returns to the Stage in Hollywoodupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 16:15:00

"It's a miracle night for me," says the singer, who recently had a kidney transplant

Masala action man mixes it up with Hollywoodupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 14:08:00

Bollywood leading man Akshay Kumar plays a character who basks in the glamorous shadow cast by American stars like Sylvester Stallone and Denise Richards in his latest movie.

'Mad Men' latest from Hollywood to influence fashionupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 07:56:00

The AMC series "Mad Men" has been honored for its sharp writing, polished acting and engaging portrayal of life at a New York advertising agency in the early 1960s. POLL: Who Will Make a Better Victoria?updated: Thu Jul 30 2009 12:48:00

Surprise casting news for Twilight's third installment aside, vote for Bryce or Rachelle in Eclipse

Hollywood prop saleupdated: Wed Jul 29 2009 12:13:00

A dramatic decline in Hollywood productions prompts a massive prop auction.

'Nollywood' under threat?updated: Sat Jun 27 2009 00:03:00

CNN's Christian Purefoy reports on the Nigerian film industry's efforts to tackle piracy.

Nollywood loses half of film profits to piracy, say producersupdated: Sat Jun 27 2009 00:03:00

Nigeria's huge film industry, Nollywood, may have overtaken Hollywood as the world's second largest producer of films, but piracy is threatening to cut off the industry in its prime.

Price of luxury yacht lifestyle plummets in recessionupdated: Fri Jun 05 2009 21:14:00

A U.S. company is offering a rare chance to holiday on a mega-yacht once used by a Hollywood star and her husband -- and thanks to the recession it's actually affordable.

Price of luxury mega-yacht lifestyle plummets in recessionupdated: Fri Jun 05 2009 07:28:00

A U.S. company is offering a rare chance to holiday on a mega-yacht once used by a Hollywood star and her husband -- and thanks to the recession it's actually affordable.

Film fest explores Hollywood's take on Latinosupdated: Tue May 05 2009 12:51:00

When "La Bamba" hit movie screens in 1987, audiences flocked to see the true story of singer Ritchie Valens, who died as a teen in an airplane crash almost three decades earlier.

We men don't have 'guilty' pleasuresupdated: Fri May 01 2009 11:14:00

Men don't have "guilty pleasures." We own, nay, celebrate what's bad for us. Our obsessions are points of pride, not shame.

African cinema: A continent on filmupdated: Sun Apr 05 2009 23:49:00

Two years after 'Blood Diamond" and "The Last King of Scotland" brought Africa to film audience around the world, the Hollywood spotlight has moved on, most recently to the India of "Slumdog Millionaire". But African cinema is far from lying in obscurity. African Voices profiles three prominent directors: Haile Gerima, Abderrahmane Sissako and Ousmane Sembene.

Iranian film industry thriving, Hollywood learnsupdated: Sun Mar 29 2009 18:23:00

It appeared an unlikely meeting: Earlier this month, representatives from Hollywood, home of the anything-goes lifestyle and anything-can-happen film, traveled to Iran, where censorship and constant government supervision are a fact of life for the film industry. Guiding Light's Caitlin VanZandt Drops 90 Lbs.updated: Sat Mar 21 2009 17:06:00

The soap star goes from a size 20 to a size 8 one year after lap-band surgery

Iran attacks Hollywood over movie 'insults'updated: Sun Mar 01 2009 09:04:00

Hollywood should apologize to Iran for "insults and accusations against the Iranian nation," a top aide to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told a visiting Hollywood delegation Sunday.

'Slumdog' kids live Hollywood dreamupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 16:05:00

The children in their party outfits on the red carpet were in full agreement with the woman in the middle of the slum: "It's unbelievable!" Oscar Parties: Hollywood Dials It Down - a Bitupdated: Fri Feb 20 2009 13:01:00

While glamour remains in big supply this week, look for subtle changes, including pared-down guest lists and swag

Connie Neilsen proves she's no Hollywood eye candyupdated: Thu Jan 08 2009 08:55:00

What makes someone decide to become an actor? It sometimes seems as if the average Hollywood star is motivated mainly by the promise of a fat pay check.

Buoyant market: Are floating homes the future of housing?updated: Tue Jan 06 2009 11:39:00

From the Epic of Gilgamesh, composed in Mesopotamia 4,000 years ago, to Evan Almighty -- Hollywood's 2007 take on the Noah's Ark story -- floods and their catastrophic effects have long provided inspiration for storytellers.

De Niro lampoons Hollywood in new comedyupdated: Mon Jan 05 2009 11:13:00

If you were looking for someone to write a pithy satire dishing the dirt on the highs and lows of Hollywood, then A-list producer Art Linson would be a pretty good bet.

What Just Happenedupdated: Mon Jan 05 2009 11:13:00

The Screening Room talks to Actor/Producer Robert De Niro and Writer/Producer Art Linson about adapting 'What Just Happened' from book to movie. Where the Celebs Will Ring in the New Yearupdated: Fri Jan 02 2009 13:39:00

Uncork PEOPLE's ultimate Hollywood party guide for latest on everyone from Eva Longoria Parker to Taylor Swift

Fortune: Tense times in Hollywood's dream factoryupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 17:22:00

Even in the land of make-believe, where the meltdown on Wall Street feels a million miles away, these are tense days. While no one can say for sure how the financial crisis will affect Hollywood, a prevailing view is that the film business is relatively protected for at least a year or two, but that the TV industry which was already impacted by last winter's writers' strike could be in for a rocky ride. Nicole Kidman Steps Out for Elle's Women in Hollywood Tribute updated: Tue Oct 07 2008 14:33:00

The actress joins honorees Halle Berry and Anne Hathaway at the annual event celebrating showbiz ladies A-list Women Celebrate Their Own in Hollywoodupdated: Tue Oct 07 2008 13:00:00

In the year of Sarah Palin and "Sex and the City," perhaps it's no surprise that an event honoring women drew some of the biggest names in Hollywood Fireproof: When Filmmakers Believe in Miraclesupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 15:00:00

The success of this low-budget movie lies in its appeal to devoutly Christian viewers

Actor: More positive portrayals of gays, lesbians neededupdated: Tue Sep 30 2008 17:52:00

There was once a time when the revelation of one's homosexuality in Hollywood was thought to be a career-killer. The Greenest Celebrity in Hollywoodupdated: Mon Sep 29 2008 17:00:00

Hint: It's not who you think. Britney Hits the Dance Studio in L.A.updated: Thu Sep 18 2008 09:05:00

• Britney Spears, auditioning dancers at the International Dance Academy in Hollywood. The singer is casting for her new music video, "Womanizer," from her upcoming album Circus, a source tells PEOPLE – and plans to start shooting the video "very soon." After her casting call, the singer headed to dinner at the Little Door, one of her favorite Hollywood spots. Financial Crisis Puts Squeeze on Hollywoodupdated: Thu Sep 18 2008 01:00:00

Big banks only recently got into the business of moviemaking. Now, some are bailing out

24 beauty secrets from Hollywood insidersupdated: Tue Sep 16 2008 09:04:00

What do Hollywood beauty insiders (and their celebrity clients) know that we don't? After this article, not much. In Style gets them to give up their trade secrets Righteous Kill Pairing Earns Hollywood Shrugupdated: Fri Sep 12 2008 19:00:00

De Niro, Pacino together was once an unmissable cinematic moment; now it's greeted with indifference in Hollywood. Here's why

Fortune: In living color - and three dimensions!updated: Thu Sep 04 2008 14:06:00

No doubt you've heard that 3-D has become the thing at the multiplex, and that Hollywood bigs like Jeffrey Katzenberg, Robert Zemeckis, and James Cameron are making movies that capitalize on new digital-projection technologies.

Fortune: The box office indicatorupdated: Fri Aug 22 2008 15:44:00

With "The Dark Knight" setting a record for highest-grossing opening weekend and "Pineapple Express" and "Step Brothers" also doing well, 2008 is on track for a record box office summer - suggesting once again that the movie business may be countercyclical to the economy. Next Potter Movie Pushed Backupdated: Thu Aug 14 2008 19:10:00

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince the sixth installment in the blockbuster film franchise about boy wizard Harry, is moving from its planned Nov. 21 release to July 17, 2009

Commentary: Critics of 'Tropic Thunder' are missing the pointupdated: Wed Aug 13 2008 14:39:00

It is hard to imagine that DreamWorks and Paramount, the companies behind "Tropic Thunder," did not foresee some sort of reaction from activist groups. Brooks and Dunn Get Their Hollywood Starupdated: Tue Aug 05 2008 09:45:00

Dr. Phil introduced the country stars at Monday's unveiling ceremony

Moviefone: Stepbrothersupdated: Mon Jul 28 2008 16:31:00

In this weeks Moviefone Unscripted, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly answer e-mails about their new movie. Will Smith, Cameron Diaz Named Top Hollywood Moneymakersupdated: Wed Jul 23 2008 15:27:00

He made $80 million last year; she made $50 million – and Oprah: $275 million! Dark Knight Shatters Hollywood Record: $158.3 Millionupdated: Mon Jul 21 2008 15:29:00

"It's Monopoly money to me – I can't even comprehend it," says Christian Bale

Hollywood strikes again?updated: Wed Jul 09 2008 23:34:00

Hollywood braces for another strike, this one involving the actors and studios. CNN's Kareen Wynter reports.

Welcome to Aussiewoodupdated: Wed Jul 09 2008 09:35:00

When it comes to making movies, Australia would appear to have it all. Blake Lively Spearheads Hollywood's New Waveupdated: Mon Jun 30 2008 14:55:00

The Gossip Girl is among the latest of this generation's fast-lane celebs Hollywood Hotties Up for Grabs - Would You Date John, George, Lance or Jake?updated: Tue Jun 24 2008 08:04:00

Mayer sings, Clooney and Gyllenhaal act and Armstong cycles: pick who sets your heart a flutter MTV Video Music Awards Shift to Hollywoodupdated: Mon Jun 23 2008 14:35:00

September's 25th anniversary ceremony will include viewer nominations Major Union Leaders Back Hollywood Labor Contractupdated: Mon Jun 09 2008 15:00:00

Leaders of Hollywood's second-largest actors union approved a new contract with studios late Friday

Black presidents nothing new to Hollywoodupdated: Thu Jun 05 2008 14:24:00

Voters will determine if America is ready for a black president come November, but Hollywood, often ahead of the national curve, made up its mind about the issue ages ago.

Hollywood minority presidentsupdated: Thu Jun 05 2008 14:24:00

Hollywood has been showcasing diversity in the Oval Office for decades. CNN's Lola Ogunnaike reports.

Can the USB go from computer dork to Hollywood player?updated: Thu May 15 2008 01:00:00

Foreseeing the future is a tricky business. Why, for instance, should Hollywood moguls have paid much attention when the USB standard emerged in the mid-90's? Blaze Erupts in Hollywood Clubupdated: Thu May 01 2008 10:00:00

A fire at the storied corner of Hollywood and Vine spit flames 40 feet into the air Wednesday, burning close to landmarks like the Capitol Records building and the Pantages Theater

Little Hollywood gold for the Olympicsupdated: Thu May 01 2008 03:06:00

On a Saturday afternoon last month, nearly 600 performers from Beijing were featured in a parade down Hollywood Boulevard to promote the upcoming Olympic games. The mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa was on hand, and the theme was "Beijing welcomes you." Notably absent from the festivities, as far as I could tell, was the one thing you'd expect from a parade alongside the walk of fame: celebs. Indeed, the event itself went off with very little notice - I read about it in the Chinese press, but found no mention of it in the Los Angeles Times.

FSB: Hollywood finds depth: 3-D boomupdated: Tue Apr 29 2008 12:45:00

Hollywood is done with being shallow; it wants depth. 3-D depth, to be specific.

Kung Fu: It's no laughing matterupdated: Fri Apr 25 2008 10:09:00

Western cinema's relationship with martial arts has been a rocky one. Like many genres, kung fu has drifted in and out of fashion, but it has never regained the same popularity as its glorious heyday in the early 1970s. Hollywood on Terror: Tragedy, Farceupdated: Fri Apr 25 2008 04:00:00

Two new films take on the issue of the abuse of prisoners in the war on terror. They could hardly be more different Standard Operating Procedure: Too Much Style?updated: Thu Apr 24 2008 19:00:00

Errol Morris's documentary takes on the shocking photos leaked from Abu Ghraib but adds gloss where none is due Eva Mendes Steps Out to Eat in Hollywoodupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 08:13:00

• Eva Mendes, shading herself from the sun –and stepping out for some food in Hollywood. Hollywood to Recession: Bring It!updated: Fri Mar 21 2008 19:35:00

History shows us that people still go to the movies when the economy is weak. Indiana Jones and Batman are hoping the trend holds this time around Carson Daly Not Having 'Much Luck' with Hollywood Dating updated: Thu Mar 13 2008 13:04:00

Carson Daly, who has famously been linked to Tara Reid and Jennifer Love Hewitt, has sworn off dating in Hollywood. Steroids In America: The Real Dopeupdated: Tue Mar 11 2008 13:47:00

Athletes who take performance-improving drugs make all the headlines. But the culture of personal physical enhancement has pushed the use of steroids and HGH everywhere -- from Hollywood to the music industry to your next-door neighbor who doesn't want to grow old. Don't blame only the jocks.

Style is everythingupdated: Mon Mar 10 2008 10:33:00

CNN's Richard Quest looks at how airlines are using interior design to attract travellers.

Traveling in styleupdated: Mon Mar 10 2008 10:33:00

We're in Hollywood on this month's CNN Business Traveller where we look at style on the road.

The films that bring an international flavor to the Oscarsupdated: Mon Feb 25 2008 06:22:00

In 2007, a low-budget feature by a first-time German director, "Das Leben der Anderen" won Best Foreign Language film at the Oscars. Over the next 10 weeks, the film better known to English-speaking audiences as "The Lives of Others" brought in $8.2m at the US box office.

Robbed! The Screening Room's top ten Oscars that weren't.updated: Fri Feb 22 2008 12:22:00

We all have our favorites for the big honors at Hollywood's top awards show, but over its 80-year history there have been some classic films, performers and people behind the scenes that have been criminally overlooked by Oscar.

CNNMoney: Hollywood writers vote to end strikeupdated: Tue Feb 12 2008 23:02:00

Striking Hollywood writers are going back to work. Viggo Mortensen Won't Cross Oscar Picket Lineupdated: Tue Jan 22 2008 21:22:00

If Viggo Mortensen's mother saw his movie Eastern Promises, she saw her son onscreen completely naked and fighting off knives. But will she be able to see him at the Oscars?

Golden Globes winnersupdated: Tue Jan 22 2008 11:44:00

The writers strike dramatically altered this year's Golden Globes. CNN's Brooke Anderson reports. Snoop Dogg: My Home Life Is 'Irreplaceable'updated: Mon Dec 24 2007 09:22:00

Video courtesy APSnoop Dogg says the bright lights of Hollywood almost blinded him to the value of his family life, but in the end he realized he didn't want anyone else raising his children. Zac Efron Tops Teen List of 50 Hottest Guys in Hollywoodupdated: Wed Dec 05 2007 18:22:00

For some eye candy to slip into your holiday stocking, Teen magazine has listed the 50 Hottest Guys in Hollywood for its winter issue.

Interview with Maggie Qupdated: Mon Nov 19 2007 23:56:00

A rising star in the glare of the media, Maggie Q has long been famous as an action heroine in Asia. Recently however, she has joined the top rank of upcoming young actresses in Hollywood. Half Vietnamese, she was brought up in Hawaii, but began her career in Hong Kong's film industry after being spotted by Jackie Chan.

CNNMoney: Hollywood writers return to negotiating tableupdated: Fri Nov 16 2007 23:24:00

Hollywood film and TV writers who've been on strike nearly two weeks will return to contract negotiations Nov. 26, their union and producers said Friday.

Writers on strikeupdated: Tue Nov 06 2007 08:37:00

CNN's Lola Ogunnaike reports that the Writers Guild of America has gone on strike.

CNNMoney: Hollywood writers poised to strikeupdated: Fri Nov 02 2007 04:00:00

Hollywood writers are poised to strike after their negotiating team recommended a walkout in a dispute over royalties at a Thursday night meeting of the union membership.

Fortune: Hollywood scripts its own Halloween horrorupdated: Tue Oct 30 2007 17:43:00

This must be some screenwriter's idea of a Halloween prank, setting the contract between the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) to expire on October 31. But can anybody in Hollywood appreciate how frightening the situation that's now coming to a head really is? It's David Beckham vs. Hollywood in Wildfire Fund-Raiserupdated: Tue Oct 30 2007 08:02:00

Hollywood has been enamored of David Beckham since his arrival in L.A. in July. Now, they get to take a crack at him on the soccer field.

Flames don't discriminateupdated: Wed Oct 24 2007 13:41:00

Showbiz Tonight's A.J. Hammer explores how the California wildfires are affecting Hollywood.

Fortune: A Hollywood agency with star powerupdated: Thu Oct 04 2007 09:59:00

On a muggy Friday evening in September, photographers and fans lined the red carpet outside the Design Exchange in downtown Toronto. They were waiting for George Clooney, the guest of honor at the afterparty celebrating the premiere of "Michael Clayton," the hottest ticket at this year's Toronto Film Festival. Inside the cavernous room, Reese Witherspoon and Jake Gyllenhaal, Hollywood's undercover It Couple, quietly danced. A tipsy blond knocked over an ice sculpture.

Device in Florida bank robbery a fake bomb, source saysupdated: Wed Sep 26 2007 17:41:00

Hollywood, Florida, police on Wednesday were trying to sort out a bizarre bank robbery in which a bomblike device was strapped to a bank employee. The Wild West's Long and Winding Roadupdated: Fri Sep 21 2007 13:00:00

From the silent era through its untimely death in the 1970s, the Western was one of cinema's defining genres Hollywood Stars' Do-Gooder Deedsupdated: Sun Sep 09 2007 03:00:00

Reese, Jake and George glam up a pair of politically worthy dramas in Toronto Sanjaya and Family Uprooting to Hollywoodupdated: Tue Sep 04 2007 15:43:00

Sanjaya is going Hollywood - which means a "For Sale" sign on his family's suburban Seattle home.

CNNMoney: Hollywood Minuteupdated: Mon Sep 03 2007 02:32:00

Hollywood Minute

Hollywood basks in blockbuster summerupdated: Sun Sep 02 2007 22:20:00

Hollywood lived its own second-chance "Rocky" story this summer as a business that looked to be going down for the count two years ago rebounded with record revenue and an unparalleled string of blockbuster hits.

'Superbad' tops the box officeupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 08:02:00

'Superbad' tops the box office

'Superbad' keeps teens on top at box officeupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 08:02:00

Hollywood notched its first $4 billion summer as teen geeks helped Hollywood end the season in record fashion.

CNNMoney: Hooray for Hollywoodupdated: Mon Jul 30 2007 22:23:00

Hollywood can sum up this summer on the silver screen with a phrase immortalized by the newest box office stud, Homer Simpson. "Woo-hoo!"

'Hairspray' dances to New Yorkupdated: Thu Jul 19 2007 01:22:00

'Hairspray' dances to New York Ocean's Thirteen: Dead in the Waterupdated: Mon Jun 11 2007 13:30:00

Oceans 13, the third installment from Clooney's crew, is limp, by-the-numbers movie-making

Star-gazing at Hollywood's hot spotsupdated: Wed Mar 07 2007 09:27:00

If you're looking for some VIP treatment or just some star sightings, try these Los Angeles hot spots next time you're in town.

Fortune: Diary of a mad businessmanupdated: Wed Feb 14 2007 05:21:00

Los Angeles is looking fabulous today. It's a November afternoon - bright, clear skies, sparkling ocean - and from this glass mansion in the Hollywood Hills, a flock of seagulls can be seen taking ...

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