In 1972 and at the height of his career, Warren Beatty became so involved in George McGovern’s presidential campaign he turned down starring roles in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Sting, The Way We Were, The… more>
In 1951, when bombshell actress Jayne Mansfield publicly dropped the top of her dress, the photographer Arthur Fellig, also known as “Weegee the famous,” was there to capture the moment on film.
The caption to… more>
Commanding, evocative and unmistakable. With nine white steel and concrete letters standing 30 feet wide and 45 feet tall, the Hollywood Sign is one of the most recognized symbols in the world.
The sign is also the subject of… more>
Melville Shavelson, a Hollywood legend who was a comedy writer, producer, director and two-time Academy Award nominee for original screenplays, has died. He was 90.
Shavelson, an instructor at USC College’s Master of… more>
As Hollywood grapples with the rapidly changing face of media, moviegoers have fragmented into niche audiences, making popular culture harder to gauge, University Professor Leo Braudy said.“Has Hollywood, in a sense… more>