| Jan 12, 2012
| 9:32 PM
While the dresses were decidedly a step up from the previous evening's People's Choice Awards, we're still not a major awards show cruising altitude yet....
| Jul 25, 2012
| 8:02 AM
Katie Holmes' women's clothing line with stylist Jeanne Yang seems more popular since she split with Tom Cruise. Sales and demand have both gone up. Naomi Campbell's new show "The Face" has scheduled a casting call in L.A. And more fashion news....
| 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 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...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 7:14 PM
"Super 8" was written and directed by J.J. Abrams ("Lost") and produced by Steven Spielberg.
It's solid entertainment with a retro feel (yikes, 1979 is now retro!), pitting a cluster of adorably geeky kids against something strange and mysterious....
| 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...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Walt Disney Studios has begun filming its live-action fairy tale "Maleficent," starring Angelina Jolie, in London.
Disney said Tuesday that production began last week on the movie, billed as the untold story of the villainess from the 1959 Disney classic...
| 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...
| 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...