| Sep 26, 2008
The celebrated theater director and playwright George C. Wolfe has spearheaded some dazzlingly cinematic works for the stage, including the musicals "Jelly's Last Jam" and "Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk" -- fluid, provocative, terrific shows....
| Jan 9, 2009
Last night was VH1's 14th annual Critics' Choice Awards. Slumdog Millionaire was the nights clear winner taking home awards for Picture, Director, Writer, Young actor/actress, and composer for a grand total of 5 awards.
Other wins included Sean Penn-...
| Feb 23, 2008
The pregnancy comedy "Juno" was chosen as the year's best independent film and won two other honors Saturday at the Spirit Awards, including best actress for Ellen Page.
The ceremony was a warmup for Hollywood's big show, Sunday's Academy Awards, where...
| Mar 28, 2008
THIS isn't exactly the show Chinese government officials had in mind when they signed on to host the Olympic Games in Beijing this summer.
They had envisioned a sporting event full of Hollywood splendor ( Steven Spielberg would serve as an artistic...
| Nov 30, 2008
Other job experience: Travel agent, Fort Lauderdale; former legal secretary in Hollywood.
Other community posts: Immediate past president of Church Women United, an interdenominational, national organization. Former president, Broward Council of Catholic...
| Dec 5, 2008
For years the Sundance Film Festival has featured a smattering of big-time stars in its smaller movies. But January's gathering might have more recognizable faces than most Sundance red carpets in recent memory -- Jim Carrey, Richard Gere, William Hurt,...
| Dec 16, 2008
Celebrity's new ship, Solstice, is as simple, and as sophisticated, as walking barefoot in the park. Literally.
One of the hallmarks of the first in Celebrity's new series of ships is a broad carpet of genuine grass, developed over a half-dozen years...
| Dec 17, 2008
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Anna Friel is not letting any moss grow under her feet after ABC's "Pushing Daisies." The actress will take to the big screen with Jesse Eisenberg in "The Wedding", an as-yet-unowned studio romantic comedy that centers on the highs and lows of young love,...
| Dec 21, 2008
Movies have always influenced style. In 1934 -- when Clark Gable shed his shirt in the Frank Capra comedy "It Happened One Night" to reveal his bare chest -- men's undershirt sales reportedly plummeted. Men didn't suddenly tire of layering. They saw an...
| Dec 22, 2008
"Defenders of Riga," a post- World War I drama on a large scale, is Latvia's submission for this year's best foreign film Oscar. It's the biggest film to be released in the Baltic nation, surpassing "Titanic," the previous record holder, at the box...
| Jan 18, 2009
Other job experience: Former pastor of Calvary United Methodist Church, Lake Worth; former director of Christian education at Plantation United Methodist Church; former associate pastor at First United Methodist Church of Pompano Beach; former surgical...
| Feb 21, 2009
Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen, a leading Tibetan lama, human rights activist and founder of a Buddhist center in Long Beach, died Feb. 13 after a short illness. He was 85.
FOR THE RECORD:
Gyeltsen obituary: In the Feb. 21 California...