Oscar voters' demographics less diverse than the moviegoing public | The Republic

It's all about the little gold man next weekend, but that's not to say there aren't some other great events to look out for as we barrel towards Hollywood's biggest night.

By Bob Tourtellotte | LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – US film and television writers gave their top two movie awards on Sunday to romance "Midnight in Paris" and drama "The Descendants" in the final Hollywood guild awards show before next week's Oscars.

Tim Adler is a contributor to AwardsLine Peter Straughan would sit in his attic office typing away on the script for Tinker Tailor Solider Spy listenin.

LOS ANGELES — When the names of winners are revealed on Oscar night, months of suspense give way to tears, smiles and speeches. Yet when the curtain falls, one question remains: Who cast the votes? About 37 million people tuned in to the Academy

The Kodak Theatre undergoes a transformation between “Iris” and the Oscars. “Iris” will reopen March 24. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times) By Glenn Whipp, Special to the Los Angeles Times In the two weeks it took Cirque du Soleil crew members to strike the