| Oct 27, 2011
** (out of four)
How dare they delay the highly anticipated fifth “Shrek” movie!
If the spinoff “Puss in Boots” has anything going for it (besides avoiding pop culture references), it’s that its mother franchise sunk to...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 1:44 PM
Seven years ago, swarthy assassin-turned-good-guy Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas) stole the show in "Shrek 2."
The film itself was clever and funny, but Puss made it even better.
As the series went along, the films became much worse and Puss...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Nov 20, 2011
Shopping centers have always been about more than shopping. Before the rise of Internet-based social interaction, malls were a workplace, gathering place and pop culture petri dish for the better part of two generations. That made them the perfect...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 11:56 PM
When producers asked me to compile a list of the best holiday films, I didn’t think that would be very fun. Everybody has seen Miracle on 34th Street and It’s a Wonderful Life a million times.
I remember when I worked morning radio, we did a...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 4:47 AM
Comedian Ron White relaxed on the back porch of his oceanside home in the California mountains.
"It's just paradise," White said in a telephone interview, days before he would trade his beach-front escape for life on the road.
White, best known as the...
| May 25, 2011
| 7:47 AM
Thirteen floors below the Casey Anthony trial, another woman charged with a child's murder is on trial at the Orange County Courthouse.
Amanda Brumfield, 32, is accused of killing her best friend's daughter during an overnight stay in October 2008 and...
| Nov 22, 2009
| 9:33 PM
One of the shrewdest Oscarologists on the planet is Tariq Khan of Fox News, who often generously shares his views of current and past derbies with Gold Derby readers. Here he takes a nostalgic look at the past two decades, offering his take on the most...
| Oct 21, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Angelina Jolie is reportedly talking to Ridley Scott about playing Patrizia Reggiano -- convicted of plotting successfully to murder her ex-husband -- in "Gucci," a drama about murder, sex, greed and decadence in the Italian fashion house of the same........
| Oct 27, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Rosie O'Donnell tells Howard Stern that the problem in her faltering relationship with Kelli Carpenter isn't about sex. Then she went on to talk about a flirtation with Angelina Jolie, pre-Billy Bob Thornton and Brad Pitt. Waaaait a minute. "She......
| Oct 18, 2008
| 4:30 AM
Go here for a very funny clip of Tina Fey's appearance on Letterman tonight. She discusses Palin's persona and voice, which she calls "a little bit Fargo, a little bit Reese Witherspoon in Election." She says odd o's and......
| Aug 4, 2008
Mia GradneyWeekday Anchor
Mia Gradney is a native Houstonian who returned home in 2000 to launch news on Houston's CW 39.
Currently she co-anchors CW 39 News at Nine. When she's not at the anchor desk Mia can usually be found keeping up with the latest...