| Sep 12, 2010
Tucked in the back of a lush garden exploding with flowers, Cornelia Funke's study is a wonderland of books. Her desk is cluttered with tomes about fairy tales, which are stacked next to those about mining, alongside travel guides for Spain, France and...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 12:01 PM
“Kithe Brewster is to the best dressed list, what Henry Ford was to the automobile.”
- Camilla Morton, British Vogue
Fashion Editor and Celebrity Stylist Kithe Brewster has cultivated a fiercely loyal following among celebrities, fashion...
| Nov 8, 2011
Hollywood costume designer Theadora Van Runkle, whose influence spanned four decades and a range of movie genres including period pieces like "Bonnie and Clyde" — which earned her the first of three Academy Award nominations — and over-the-top...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 4:31 PM
The Beverly Hills home of talent agent Sue Mengers, who died last month at 79, has come on the market at $4.995 million.
The Hollywood Regency house, built in 1959, is a showcase of John Woolf's signature style. Centered on a rounded portico with Greek...
| Nov 27, 2011
It has been a busy real estate year for former "Friends" cast mates. Actors Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry have both sold places. Now actor-director David Schwimmer has put his home in Hancock Park on the market at $10.7 million.
The roughly 11,000-...
| Sep 28, 2011
David Zelag Goodman, a screenwriter best known for such 1970s films as the controversial psychological thriller "Straw Dogs" and "Lovers and Other Strangers," a comedy that earned him an Oscar nomination, has died. He was 81.
Goodman died Monday at an...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Kanaka-Purandara, Utsav, Night's End and There Will Be Blood
Oct. 6-7, 10-11. Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St., (203) 432-0670, yale.edu/whc.
11 a.m. Oct. 8-9, Cinema City at the Palace, 235 Brainard Road, Hartford, (860) 549-0030,...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:28 PM
Sue Mengers, an unapologetically brash talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79.
For two decades, Mengers was one of...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 4:52 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Sue Mengers, a veteran talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79.
At the time of her death, Mengers was...
| May 29, 2011
| 4:17 PM
When Leonard Kastle's debut movie as a writer and director, "The Honeymoon Killers," was released in 1970, critics raved over the grimly realistic, low-budget, black-and-white crime drama about a lowlife lothario and his overweight nurse lover whose...
| Nov 23, 2009
| 9:32 PM
Bonnie and Clyde, those iconic, felonious sweethearts, whose Depression-era crime spree tantalized the dark side of Americaâs imagination, have returned from the great tabloid beyond to prove their mythical appeal still has juice. And the occasion...
| Dec 5, 2009
| 4:33 PM
All of the films below received five Oscar nominations for acting. Only one was totally snubbed in the performance categories. Which one? To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link below. ANSWER: "Tom Jones" (1963) lost all five: Albert...