| Mar 26, 2012
| 4:39 PM
The principals behind “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the erotic ebook that has become a literary sensation, have sold film rights to the novel and its two sequels to Universal Pictures and its Focus Features division. The sale means that one of the...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas are engaged to be married. Yoga instructor Hilaria Thomas, 28, and actor Alec Baldwin, who turns 54 tomorrow, started dating last year....
| Oct 8, 2010
| 10:29 AM
Reunited with "17 Again" director Burr Steers, Zac Efron has a dramatic showcase in this emotional adaptation of Ben Sherwood's novel. Destined for a bright future that includes a scholarship, Charlie changes his path after a car accident results in...
| Mar 19, 2009
| 2:06 PM
Charlize Theron plays another damaged woman running from her past in the modest indie The Burning Plain. It doesn't really take any longer to figure out what she's running from than say Sleepwalking, but the film's interwoven storylines and tricks with...
| Jan 31, 2007
The ratings may go up and down; actors may win or lose. But no matter what happens, the Academy Awards are always the most anticipated, globally watched and talked-about fashion show in the world.
This year, the emphasis on fashion is stronger than ever,...
| Apr 11, 2007
The rest of the world will have to wait until tomorrow for a look at designer Tom Ford's newest project -- a namesake men's wear line of luxurious suits and sportswear. That's when his flagship store opens on Madison Avenue here in New York. But the...
| May 30, 2007
Sure looks as if HBO again will dominate the TV movie categories (it's won 12 times in 15 years), with four strong entries:
"Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee," an adaptation of the bestseller about the defeat of the Sioux after their victory at Custer's...
| Jun 6, 2007
Unlike in the series categories, the Emmys don't force voters to view DVDs in the movie and miniseries categories. Nominees are chosen by a popular vote of industry actors, which favors name recognition. It's the same process used in the Academy...
| Apr 24, 2009
Documentaries often start out as one thing but, through recalibration or serendipity, move in directions their filmmakers never planned. This can net staggering results or, as in the case of "In a Dream," Jeremiah Zagar's moody portrait of his eccentric,...
| Nov 10, 2006
Los Angeles may not have a professional football team, but it does have celebrity divorce watching — and lately, that's becoming quite a rough sport.
So employees of Los Angeles civil court were reminded this week, when Britney Spears filed for...
| Dec 4, 2008
You now have no excuse not to have seen some of the greatest classics of film. No more mumbling vague generalities in conversations with your cinéaste friends, then scrambling to catch up with the DVDs, because this weekend the American Cinematheque is...
| Apr 24, 2009
Thanks to Brett Easton Ellis, nobody can ever tell you "You had to be there" when talking about the '80s. Ellis lets us re-live those halcyon days of cheap coke, Miami Vice fashions and the rise of AIDS. Occasionally, some fool gets the idea that his...