Elizabeth Peña, 1959-2014

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) The stars above the Hollywood hills are a bit dimmer with the loss of actress Elizabeth Peña at the age of 55. Peña may recently have been most known for her work on “Modern Family” as the mother of Sofia Vergara’s character, Gloria, but her work spans back … [Read more...]

Gangster Squad Review: Slick and Bloody Good, but We’ve Seen It Before

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By Alonso Duralde (TheWrap) - With its gleaming roadsters, sexy dames and swanky nightspots, "Gangster Squad" is clearly meant to summon fond memories of post-WWII-era noir films, not to mention more recent retro valentines like "Chinatown" and "L.A. Confidential." But you'll be forgiven for … [Read more...]

Oscar season 2012: Why isn’t it over yet?

By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - It's mid-February, which means one thing in Hollywood: Almost everybody who has anything to do with the Academy Awards race just wants it to be over. With the race for key awards seemingly over, people are getting tired of the marathon that Oscar … [Read more...]

McCartney, Pacino, Damon, other stars remember 9/11

TheWrap Staff NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Do you remember where you were on the morning of September 11, 2001? TheWrap asked a number of actors, filmmakers, producers, writers and bloggers, some New Yorkers and others not even U.S. citizens, to remember where they were on that fateful … [Read more...]