Academy Award

The Oscars Pop Quiz: Who Won and Lost Financially in Hollywood

This weekend, the Oscars will celebrate the best in film, and those statuettes don't come cheap. With that in mind, we've compiled some interesting facts about the money behind the movies: Their biggest winners, their saddest losers, and just how much an Academy Award is worth.

Are Hollywood Stocks the New Tech Stocks?

Comic-Con comes to San Diego this July, and it's one of the hottest tickets of the year -- a Super Bowl caliber event for fans of sci-fi, fantasy and horror. And there are plenty of those fans, which is why the studios that cater to them are banking big stock gains.

The 10 Most Valuable Actors of All Time

In Hollywood, there are actors, there are movie stars, and then there are the special few who can "open" a film -- superstars who can make a hit based on their names alone. And these are the 10 most valuable actors of all time.

Taxing Cinema: The IRS Goes to Hollywood

Every year, tax season inspires Americans ... to gripe and complain. But rather than focus on the depressing side of your yearly ordeal, why not consider the more enjoyable things that taxes have inspired -- namely, a long list of films. On Oscar weekend, there's no better time to recall these taxing classics.

Seven Celebrities Who Went from Hot Shot to Homeless

On the heels of the New York Post report this week that funk hit maker Sly Stone of Sly and the Family Stone was broke and living in a van, The Price of Fame presents a tragic list of seven other celebrities who ended up homeless, desperate, and on the streets.