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Tom Sherak

Remembering the Nicest Man in Hollywood

Andrea King | Posted 04.01.2014 | Entertainment
Andrea King

Yesterday morning, while driving my son to preschool, I turned on KPCC and heard Mayor Garcetti in the midst of talking about someone. All I heard was, "... he was literally the most universally liked man in Hollywood," and I knew that Tom Sherak had died.

Former Academy President Dies At 68

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 01.30.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Tom Sherak has died after a 12-year battle with prostate cancer. He ...

Behold, LA's New Film Czar

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith and Rick Orlov | Posted 11.27.2013 | Los Angeles

Determined to boost film and television production in Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti has turned to a well-known movie executive to bring entertainme...

Will Jimmy Fallon Host The Oscars?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.08.2012 | Entertainment

Jimmy Fallon: Oscar host? It almost happened, at least according to a report in the Los Angeles Times. Per the paper, outgoing Academy of Motion Pi...

Little Gold Men Fly To LA

AP | By SANDY COHEN | Posted 04.10.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Passengers on United Airlines Flight 531 from Chicago to Los Angeles didn't just get to travel with a world-famous celebrity, they also...

A Controversial Suggestion: Eliminate Academy Screeners

Jay Weston | Posted 01.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

If the members of the Academy cannot see the film on a regular movie screen, then they should not be able to vote for it. Period.

VOTE: Will Banksy Show Up To The Oscars? What Will He Be Wearing?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Banksy has been making appearances all over Los Angeles in recent weeks in the form of stenciled street art, but it remains unknown whether the myster...

Honorary Academy Awards: Memo to Tom Sherak, the Separate Ceremony Is a Travesty!

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The Motion Picture Academy does an injustice, not only to the recipients but to their fans, by continuing its new policy of presenting honorary Oscars at a special function in November instead of the ceremony next February.