Articles by Bob Tourtellotte



'Chicago' and 'The Pianist' Dominate Oscar Night

  • 25 March 03
  • Reuters
The musical ""Chicago"" swept through the Oscars on Sunday with six awards, including best film, but Holocaust drama ""The Pianist"" dazzled audiences with two big upset victories for director Roman Polanski.

Golden Globes Kick Off Award Season

  • 21 January 03
  • Reuters
The lines were drawn and the battle joined for Oscars on Sunday as one of the hottest contests for Hollywood's top honors narrowed at the Golden Globes with the drama ""The Hours"" and musical ""Chicago"" taking top awards.

'Lord of the Rings' Named for 13 Oscars

  • 13 February 02
  • Reuters
The Oscars, Hollywood's top film honors, looks to be a race between fantasy and madness with the epic ""The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring"" claiming 13 nominations Tuesday to eight each for musical ""Moulin Rouge"" and mental-illness drama ""A Beautiful Mind.""

Hollywood Mulls Role in Terror War

  • 13 November 01
  • Reuters
Over 40 top Hollywood executives met with a key adviser to U.S. President George W. Bush on Sunday to discuss ways they could contribute to the war on terrorism, but officials stressed there will be no White House involvement in creating movies or television shows.

'Beauty' Builds Oscar Momentum

Sundance Ends in Tie for Best Drama

Magic Fingers Goes High Tech

Dream Works Taps Big Blue for Step Into Future

Is Disney Losing Its Magic?