| Aug 9, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Eva Mendes may get top billing in this comedy-drama, but much of the focus is on younger star Cierra Ramirez ("The Suite Life of Zack & Cody"), playing a young woman who largely has to find her own way through life in the absence of her mother's (Mendes)...
| Jan 12, 2009
The red carpet has always been Hollywood's very own economic forecaster. (We mortals settle for gas prices.) And Sunday night, at the 66th annual Golden Globes, many of the stars arrived in sleek, subdued gowns more suited to the upcoming inauguration...
| Dec 25, 2008
Although Christopher Nolan’s gritty reboot of the Batman franchise owes a heavy debt to Frank Miller's mid-'80s reworking of the character, his name is absent from the movies' credits. But rather than stew, Miller has simply transplanted his...
| Mar 18, 2007
NOT everyone's gotten the memo yet, but the dress code from Echo Park nightclubs to Culver City galleries is changing. A renewed elegance is replacing L.A.'s relaxed signature style, thanks in part to a rising school of designers bent on creating...
| Aug 22, 2007
Now that's "The Spirit."
An all-star lineup of femmes fatales and tough guys have been summoned to headline Frank Miller's "The Spirit."
Eva Mendes has joined Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson and Gabriel Macht for the graphic-novel impresario's...
| Apr 20, 2007
PARIS — A road movie set in the U.S., directed by a Chinese auteur, financed by a French company and starring a mix of British and American actors, Wong Kar Wai's "My Blueberry Nights" will open this year's Cannes Film Festival in competition....
| Dec 8, 2007
It's been a frantic, festive and fashionable week.
From L.A.'s sizzling party scene -- GQ's Man of the Year bash at the Chateau Marmont and the "Movies Rock" fest at the Kodak Theatre -- to New York's upper-crust "Atonement" premiere and exclusive...
| Mar 4, 2007
The fashion world has plenty of dynamic male duos: Dolce & Gabbana, Viktor & Rolf, Proenza Schouler. Pairs of females, though, have been in short supply. Until now. Here we present four fashion sets: a pair of onetime models, a pair of former editors, a...
| Dec 7, 2008
Dorothy Gaspar does not make gloves for meek women. Her long, sinuous leather creations -- imagine Louboutin stilettos for your hands -- are better suited for martini-swilling minxes who smirk through apologies. Same goes for the chic two-tone driving...
| Jun 29, 2008
FORGET the rooftop of the Cartier mansion in New York.
When Cartier brought its "Love" party to the West Coast, it was at a Wallace Neff mansion once occupied by Elvis Presley and now owned by the heirs to "The Young and the Restless" fortune.
| Dec 7, 2008
Now that the studios are releasing their big Oscar contenders, it's shaping up to be a great season for costume design. From a superhero in high-tops in the stylized comic book caper "The Spirit" to an uptight English heroine in shapely suits and bias-cut...
| Nov 29, 2007
Sure it was her comedic timing that won Marisa Tomei her Oscar 15 years ago, but it's her casual, topless talents that won Mr. Skin's highest commendation for 2007.
The year's films made skinematic history as Mr. Skin, as featured in "Knocked Up," was...