Hollywood

Oscar Outlook: Divided race heading into Hollywood's big night

The 2016 Oscar race is an unusual one. In 14 years of following the hoopla around the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ big show, I have never seen a more divided ...

Film review: Coen brothers worship at the Hollywood altar with “Hail, Caesar!”

“Would that it t’were so simple.” Ah, but it’s a Coen brothers film. Over the course of three decades writing and directing their own movies, legendary fi ...

Career in audio production sounds good to Roseville native

They're the ones working magic behind the scenes, making the musicians sound better, the movie's score heightened and the live events more crisp. These are the audio engineers. Th ...

‘Goin’ Hollywood’ at Placer County Fair

What’s the theme? Goin’ Hollywood! And what’s Hollywood without the stunt artists that make the action heroes look good? Peek behind the scenes of filmmaking with the fair ...

Conservatives fail to come out for comedy

We conservatives cry foul when Hollywood produces liberal film after liberal film, but when a slapstick conservative comedy reaches theaters, do we turn out in full force? No. So ...