Movies

Vin Diesel Says Oscars Weighted Against Action Films

Vin Diesel said Friday that the latest “Fast & Furious” film deserves a best picture Oscar but has two strikes against it when it comes to the Academy — it’s an action flick and it’s a sequel.

03/27/2015

JT and Christie Codd recently moved to North Carolina but their ties to Los Angeles remained deep. (credit: friends of the Codds)

Only On 2: Slain North Carolina Newlyweds Had Ties To Hollywood, Food Network

The two were also about to work on new movie projects but never made it. He was scheduled to work in LA, she in Biloxi.

03/18/2015

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Traffic Control Company Corners Movie Market With Coded Yellow Signs

Jim Morris, of JCL Barricade Company, spoke with CBS2’s Josh Rubenstein about how he came up with the idea to help productions better control traffic flow – and what some of the signs’ coded messages […]

03/17/2015

Roberto Benigni at the 1999 Oscars

5 Crazy Moments in Oscar History

The Oscars are often a den of crazy, from rambling speeches and mangled names to some truly terrible host routines. But do you remember Sacheen Littlefeather? Or the streaker?

02/18/2015

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Beyond The Bar: Late Night Options In OC

Everything seems to shut down early in Orange County — except the bars. So if you’re not into the bar scene, what are your options? Here are a few suggestions that don’t involve shots, platform heels or cheesy one-liners.

CBS Los Angeles–02/18/2015

Kristen Wiig and director Paul Feig attend the Premiere Of "Bridesmaids" (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

All-Female ‘Ghostbusters’ Cast Announced

The all-new, all-female “Ghostsbusters” are here.

01/27/2015

(L-R) Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Rosamund Pike, Ben Affleck, and David Fincher attend the Opening Night Gala Presentation and World Premiere of "Gone Girl" during the 52nd New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall on September 26, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Oscar Best Picture Snubs: 5 Films That Deserved a Nomination

With only eight films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Oscars, we point out five additional films that deserved a spot in this prestigious Academy Award category.

01/16/2015

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‘Birdman’, ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ Lead 2015 Oscar Nominations

“The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Birdman” lead the Academy Awards nominations with nine bids each.

01/15/2015

Meryl Streep attends 'Into The Woods' World Premiere - Outside Arrivals at Ziegfeld Theater on December 8, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

‘Hobbit,’ ‘Unbroken,’ ‘Into the Woods’ Top Holiday Charts

It was a busy weekend at the post-Christmas box office, but despite strong showings from new openers “Unbroken” and “Into the Woods,” it was “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” that marched to the top spot for the second weekend in a row with $40.9 million.

12/29/2014

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Moviegoer Reportedly Shot With Mace Spray In Hollywood

A man was reportedly shot with a self-defense spray after telling a woman to turn off her cellphone inside a Hollywood theater.

11/10/2014

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A Hollywood-Inspired Reading List

Books form the basis of countless Hollywood films and you’ll have no shortage of big screen adaptations to choose from during this year’s Oscar season and throughout 2015.

10/27/2014

Actor Kevin Costner attends the 15th Anniversary DVD Release Celebration of 'Field of Dreams' on June 9, 2004 at West Hollywood Park, in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Mark Mainz/Getty Images)

Top 7 Most Popular Baseball Movies Of The 1980s And 1990s

We take a look at seven of the most popular baseball movies of the 1980s and 1990s.

09/23/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill To Curb Runaway Production

Gov. Jerry Brown will sign a new bill Thursday to help keep movies and television show production in California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/18/2014

Actor Chris Pratt attends The Cinema Society with Men's Fitness & FIJI Water host a screening of "Guardians of the Galaxy" on July 29, 2014 in New York City.  (credit: Andrew Toth/Getty Images for FIJI Water)

‘Guardians’ Tops Box Office For Fourth Weekend

“Guardians of the Galaxy” continues to rule the box office universe.

09/07/2014

Shailene Woodley accepts a Teen Choice Award as Kellan Lutz looks on with applause. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Entertainment)

Kids Pick Favorite Movies, TV, Hotties, Music, Lip-Locks At 16th Annual ‘Teen Choice Awards’

“Every single one of you deserves to have a happy and incredible life, so be the best you can be in everything because your dreams can come true if you work hard for them,” beamed Demi Lovato.

08/10/2014

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