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David Geffen donates $25 Million to the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it has received a $25 million commitment from The David Geffen Foundation for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. The gift was made as part of the Academy Museum’s $300 million capital campaign and is the largest commitment received[...]

Philip Seymour Hoffman and Andrew Garfield in “Death of a Salesman”

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: The greatest American play? Quite possibly Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman,” set in 1949 and revived last night on Broadway in a production that is outstanding. Mike Nichols directed and reinvented Miller’s classic, with Philip Seymour Hoffman as Willy Loman, Andrew Garfield (the new movie Spider[...]

George Clooney Keeps on Giving – Launches $350 Million Fundraising Campaign

HollywoodNews.com: Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation and Chairman of the MPTF Foundation Committee, today announced the launch of the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s $350 million campaign to sustain the charity’s activities for the foreseeable future. At a media breakfast at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Katzenberg also introduced Board[...]

Elton John’s concert raises $3 million to battle Prop. 8

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Elton John gave a private concert last night in Beverly Hills and it wasn’t for Rush Limbaugh! (Still can’t seem to be able to wrap my head around that one, sorry. But onward!) The music icon and new dad performed a 16-song concert at Ron Burkle’s estate which[...]

Cat Stevens and Carly Simon Reunite After 34 Years

By ROGER FRIEDMAN It was just a few weeks ago that Carly Simon went to London on a promo tour for her “Never Been Gone” album. Remember all that hoopla about “You’re So Vain” being about David Geffen? (It wasn’t.) A lot happened to Simon in Blighty as we find out now.[...]