| Oct 19, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Who was smoking hot at the Women in Film Awards? Elle Fanning or Emma Roberts?...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Inspired, he says, by the “Close Encounters” era Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams and his stars, Kyle Chandler and Elle Fanning, and crew, have decamped to Weirton West Va. to film “Super 8,” Abrams' under-wraps sci-fi film about...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Didn't I warn you that "Lost in Translation" was ridiculously overrated? Sofia Coppola has yet to live up to her overblown reputation as a filmmaker. Her subsequent screen venture "Marie Antoinette" went under the chopping block of film criticism. Now...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 4:34 PM
What realism, what heart, what grit. OK, not exactly. The ephermeral trailer to Sofia Coppola's Somewhere, her latest dose of what she sees in her world (rich, famous, titled, celebrated) stars Stephen Dorff as a dissolute movie star and Elle Fanning as...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 10:04 AM
Sofia Coppola made a big mark as a writer-director with "Lost in Translation," winning an Oscar for the script, and she delves into another probe of a relationship between an older man and a younger woman in this drama - but in this case, it's a father...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 11:46 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Elle Fanning was born in Conyers, Ga., on this date in 1998. This birthday gal has already made a name for herself in Hollywood at such a young age with performances in films such as "Babel," "Reservation Road" and "The Curious...
| Aug 5, 2011
Vogue is known for its edgy covers. But the latest cover and spread in "Vogue Paris" is sparking a huge controversy. It features a beautiful 10-year-old French model, Thylane Loubry Blondeau in provocative Haute Couture looks.
Blondeau has the sultry...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 1:11 PM
Two of Hollywood's most inventive talents, producer Steven Spielberg and director J.J. Abrams ("Lost"), put their gifts together to yield this engrossing sci-fi tale highly reminiscent of Spielberg's early work. While making an amateur movie in the late...
| Dec 22, 2011
**1/2 (out of four)
I’m obviously a softie.
Why? Because I recognize that director/co-writer Cameron Crowe’s “We Bought A Zoo,” largely fictionalized from Benjamin Mee’s memoir, packs in so much heavy-handed emotion that...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 11:09 PM
I had so much fun writing a movie review recently to the lyrics of A Horse With No Name, I thought I’d try the Beverly Hillbillies theme song for We Bought a Zoo.
Come and listen to a story about a man named Benjamin/A newspaper reporter, whose...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 7:11 PM
"The Darkest Hour" is the latest film to focus on the invasion of Earth by aliens from outer space.
The strange invaders are without any solid form. They appear as shape-shifting units of powerful glowing energy. They float down from the sky looking very...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 10:00 PM
**** (out of four)
The plot's been kept under major wraps, and you’ll be glad I left the cat in the bag. Know this: In summer 1979, 14-year-old Joe (Joel Courtney) and his friends witness a violent train crash that, hint-hint, may have sci-fi...