| Apr 15, 2007
ACROSS L.A., that jejune institution known as bottle service has taken on a life of its own.
Not just the big-club "cologne head" custom it once was, lately it's infiltrated trendy restaurants and intimate bars. And at Hollywood clubs, the practice is...
| Mar 23, 2007
Tightly cinching the belt on a brushed wool coat with enormous bell sleeves, designer Zac Posen stood back to let the photographers do their thing.
Demi Moore was cold, and so Posen, the evening's host, obliged by grabbing a coat seen minutes before...
| 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...
| May 2, 2007
'The opening credits for "Spider-Man 3" showcase moments from the 2002 original, pieces of time that remind us that once upon a time the story of a spider-bit boy turned love-struck crime-fighter was just another movie hoping to be a hit.
| Apr 18, 2007
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Much to the consternation of certain bloggers, Kirsten Dunst has been cast as the bleached Blondie singer Deborah Harry in an upcoming biopic. It's a plum role for the "Spiderman 3" co-star, who says Harry herself chose her for the part. Music biopics...
| Aug 29, 2008
If Cecil B. DeMille had directed the Democrats' Denver festivities, the trailers would have touted "a cast of thousands." Even if the possibility of a strike hadn't shut down film production across Los Angeles, Hollywood would be empty this week because...
| Jul 28, 2007
Call it the post-rehab look -- eyes heavy with "it's so late it's early" confusion, a head scarf cinched around unkempt hair, an armload of string bracelets and frayed cutoff shorts. This summer,...
| Oct 19, 2007
If you've watched the red carpets this year, you may have noticed a new alignment of the stars.
No longer content to dress a star for a particular event, design houses are now trying to lock them in for the entire awards season.
| Oct 12, 2008
NOT EVEN a global credit crisis can compromise the enduring value of French chic. That was the message from Chanel's Karl Lagerfeld, the reigning godfather of Paris fashion. With a stunning, life-size reproduction of the original Chanel Rue Cambon...
| Jun 12, 2008
THERE'S A rich irony in the fact that James Caan is being feted this month with the CineVegas Film Festival's inaugural Vegas Icon Award: Caan hates almost all the acting he's ever done that has anything to do with the city.
The four years he spent as...