| Feb 26, 2012
| 5:37 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hollywood's biggest fashion parade, the red carpet outside the Oscars, began heating up on Sunday afternoon ahead of the world's top film awards where silent movie "The Artist" is widely seen as the choice for best movie.
| Feb 26, 2012
| 5:57 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The curtain rose on Hollywood's Oscars on Sunday with host Billy Crystal playing the crowd for laughs, actresses stunning their fans in dazzling gowns and "Hugo" taking two early awards for cinematography and art direction...
| Feb 27, 2012
History was made at the 84th annual Academy Awards last night when, for the first time in 83 years, a silent film took home the prize for 'Best Picture'.'The Artist' triumphed over its hard-hitting contenders 'The Descendants,''The Help,' 'Moneyball,'...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 8:44 PM
I couldn't help myself on Oscar night.
The spectacle of Hollywood congratulating itself for another year of films tilting toward the lackluster tends to nauseate me. Whenever Tinseltown's big night swings around, I reach for the remote to turn off the...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Cantor Malcolm Arnold of Congregation Kol Tikvah, Parkland.
Q: How did you get into your vocation?
A: I had a career as an opera singer for 30 years. We...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 8:00 PM
In Hollywood, any success brings a lot of imitators. So we can imagine this scene taking place right now at one of the big movie studios:
The studio head summons his top flunky into his office. "Flunky," the studio head says, "suspend all our current...
| May 3, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Audiences most certainly will be "Tickled Pink" when they catch the new comedy by that title now in its world premiere run at the Laguna Playhouse.
It's the brainchild of popular comedienne — and Monarch Bay resident — Rita Rudner and her...
| May 14, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Brigitte Bardot in a bikini on a French Riviera beach in the early 1950s. Quick — name a single photograph in existence that reminds you less of "The Tree of Life," last year's top prize winner at the Cannes Film Festival.
The only movie in...
| Mar 30, 2012
The Liverpool-bred writer-director Terence Davies is best known for deeply felt, meticulously controlled reveries "The Long Day Closes" and "Distant Voices, Still Lives" and the gorgeous personal essay "Of Time and the City." Now 66, he sees the past...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Woody Allen is on a roll at the box office, as the prolific filmmaker's latest movie looks to follow in the footsteps of his last hit,"Midnight in Paris."
This weekend, Allen's new film, "To Rome With Love," premiered with $379,371, playing in five...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 10:03 AM
If it's a zinger capped by the phrase "leper colony," if there's a hotel room being broken into by house detectives, if it's Penelope Cruz spilling out of an outfit borrowed from Mira Sorvino in "Mighty Aphrodite," then it's time for the new Woody Allen...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 12:11 PM
One of Woody Allen's best-received movies of late, the writer-director's comedy casts Owen Wilson as his newest doppelganger, a creatively blocked writer who ventures to the City of Light with his fiancee (Rachel McAdams).
While there, he has...