| Apr 20, 2010
| 4:34 PM
ripAdvisor editors and travelers have selected their favorite eateries for mouth-watering main dishes served with a side of fame. 1. Taste of Tokyo in Tribeca: Nobu, New York City 2. All-Star American in the Windy City: one sixtyblue, Chicago 3. Perfect...
| Apr 27, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Last night was that rare evening when I didn't have a screening, didn't have anything I needed to watch ASAP to get a review written or a DVD at the top of my “I've been dying to see this direct-to-video-or-limited-release” stack. So I...
| Jan 7, 2010
| 4:33 PM
It will be a shockeroo if all five of today's Directors Guild of America nominated films don't make it into the expanded best picture Oscars race. All five of them are already among the 10 films in contention with the PGA. The DGA nominees are Kathryn...
| Mar 23, 2010
Gleaming white tiles; pounding jets of water; a naked woman; a shadowy figure on the other side of the plastic curtain; is there anyone out there who doesn't know what happens next?
If not the most famous scene in the history of the cinema, the shower...
| May 30, 2010
Dennis Hopper, the maverick director and costar of the landmark 1969 counterculture film classic "Easy Rider" whose drug- and alcohol-fueled reputation as a Hollywood bad boy preceded his return to sobriety and a career resurgence in the films " Hoosiers"...
| May 29, 2010
| 12:30 PM
Dennis Hopper, the high-flying Hollywood wild man whose memorable and erratic career included an early turn in "Rebel Without a Cause," an improbable smash with "Easy Rider" and a classic character role in "Blue Velvet," has died. He was 74.
| Jun 30, 2010
July Fourth: Rockets will scream through the darkening sky, sparklers will sputter and cherry bombs will pop in backyards all across the United States. Why not also celebrate Independence Day with a firecracker of a wine, a zinfandel from California's...
| Jul 4, 2010
The first thing you notice is the assured bearing and the deep, authoritative voice (this guy did play Morpheus, after all). Then the judicious observations, the strategic dropping of a timely anecdote, the eyes that calmly take your measure, like a...
| Feb 23, 2010
| 11:40 AM
ANAHEIM -- Fans are lining up to be the first to see "Captain EO," the 1986 3-D musical adventure film starring Michael Jackson, as it opens to the public at Disneyland.
A new 70 mm print of "Captain EO" will be shown starting 10:00 a.m. Tuesday and will...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 2:47 AM
Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage has been arrested in New Orleans after a drunken argument with his wife outside a residence in the French Quarter, police said on Saturday.
The 47-year-old film star was taken into custody at about 11:30 p.m. on Friday...
| Oct 31, 2010
It's a peculiar person — if not an unabashed sadist — who takes pleasure in someone's stuttering, particularly at a public event. Yet when filmmaker Tom Hooper heard that Colin Firth couldn't stop stammering while accepting an acting honor for...
| Oct 31, 2010
Director George Hickenlooper, who won an Emmy Award for the documentary "Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse," has died. He was 47.
Hickenlooper was found dead Saturday morning, Denver police told the Associated Press. Denver Mayor John...