| Mar 7, 2013
*** (out of four)
“I know nothing about Chilean politics. I assume it has nothing to do with me. What, Gael Garcia Bernal is in it? Tell me more.” —Your possible initial impression of the drama “No.”
| Mar 7, 2013
"No" is a terrific film, and word got out very quickly at last year's Cannes Film Festival, where the Chilean docudrama deservedly made a lot of noise even though it played outside the main competition categories. No less than "Argo," "Lincoln" and...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Several of the stars on the red carpet are turning on the sparkle with diva dresses. They are the naughty to the evening’s cream puff gowns’ nice.
Naomi Watts is wearing an otherworldly gunmetal sequin Armani gown with galactic-looking cap...
| Sep 16, 2010
"Mad Men," the Emmy-winning cultural phenomenon, has sparked renewed interest in yet another quirky artifact from its era. In addition to slim suits, lunchtime cocktails and cigarettes, the 1960s mark the glory days in the history of the swizzle stick ...
| Jan 8, 2012
You know it's tough out there when fashion and beauty executives think that even a model's body isn't good enough to sell clothes or that a celebrity's natural face isn't up to par, even with makeup.
The website Jezebel reported in early December that...
| Jan 31, 2012
As a child, yoga teacher Tara Stiles used to tell her parents the trees in the woods near her home were connected to the people.
They’d laugh her observations away. But as she grew older, Stiles realized she was experiencing things differently than...
| Aug 14, 2011
"Workin' nine to five
What a way to make a livin'
Barely gettin' by
It's all takin' and no givin'
They just use your mind
And they never give you credit
It's enough to drive you
Crazy if you let it."
That's about as close as we got to a protest...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 11:45 AM
When yoga teacher Tara Stiles listed her influences on her YouTube profile, she typed in "Deepak Chopra, Jane Fonda and Yoko Ono."
Shortly thereafter, Stiles become Chopra's personal yoga instructor; together they created an iPhone app and several yoga...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Decades after revolutionizing the fitness world, Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons are back doing what they started: starring in exercise DVDs and teaching workout classes.
Fonda is 76 and Simmons is 64, and neither entrepreneur seems ready to slow down....
| May 2, 2011
"They shoot horses, don't they?" I was panting heavily. My daughters looked bewildered. Obviously, my reference to the 1969 movie — wherein Jane Fonda nearly dances herself to death during a marathon — utterly escaped them.
My frustration was...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 2:06 PM
During an appearance in late December on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight," Jane Fonda was asked which man from her past she would choose to accompany her to a desert island.
Would she select a famous ex-spouse like Ted Turner or Tom Hayden? Or would this...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 5:27 PM
I wasn’t too familiar with “The Hills” cast member-turned-“The City” star Whitney Port up until this past weekend. That’s when sightings of Port began to pour in. And they haven’t stopped.
Port – who has...