| Aug 23, 2011
| 10:21 AM
Summer provides the ideal cover for dipping into what used to be called "drive-in fare" — exploitation bottom-feeders with grossly misleading posters, gorgeous bodies and itty-bitty heads. Besides, in a few short weeks, fall will be here and we'll...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 7:09 AM
The Chase brother worth rooting for — no, not the handsome one with the blank look stapled to his face — will finally get his payday. With the help of Andrew Dice Clay, Johnny Drama stood up to the network and made them cave to their actors'...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 9:57 PM
On a recent Friday night, Hollywood Casino in Perryville whooped, shrieked and fluttered with the shrill din of thousands of slot machines at full blast. Crowds flitted from shiny penny slots to $1 machines, hoping to hit it big, or simply spend a night...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:30 PM
New Line is in negotiations with director Christian Ditter to come on board its ensemble comedy "How to Be Single," with Drew Barrymore and Nancy Juvonen producing.
New Line execs decided on hiring Ditter after seeing his yet-to-be released romantic...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 9:55 AM
NEW YORK — Most media moguls spend their time building empires.
Time Warner Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes has spent the last several years dismantling one.
Gone is AOL, the online platform that acquired Time Warner in 2000 in a...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Three world leaders -- a white conservative, a black liberal and an unpretentious woman governing the happiest country on Earth -- mirthfully huddled together for a photo capturing a momentous event.
Nelson Mandela would have been pleased.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Time was when Christmas movies were as reliably white as a North Pole winter. Such holiday classics as "It's a Wonderful Life" and "Miracle on 34th Street" came to define the American cultural psyche during the holidays for decades. Later films set around...
| Dec 3, 2013
With holiday parties and social events on the rise, the hunt for the perfect outfit, or several, can get expensive. After the shopping high fades, the guilt of overspending generally follows, and that shirt you called a "must-have" has disappeared to...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 9:38 PM
Editor hired 'Sex and the City' columnist
Peter Kaplan, 59, the former editor of the New York Observer who hired a then-unknown Candace Bushnell to write a column called "Sex and the City," died Friday of cancer in New York City, said his...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:30 PM
By Piya Sinha-Roy
LOS ANGELES, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Katniss Everdeen not only
wields the bow and arrow of hope in "Catching Fire," the second
installment of "The Hunger Games" film franchise, she is also
the muse of a new high-fashion line that carries the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:21 AM
After the coffee. Before finally starting Dave Eggers' new book.
The Skinny: Tough night for St. Louis as the Cardinals and Rams lost. Don't count the Cards out. If anyone can win two on the road, it's them. Tuesday's Morning Fix includes a look at...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Here's what to watch or skip on TV during the week of Oct. 21 to Oct. 27.
Monday, Oct. 21
CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story
8 p.m. Monday, VH1
The 1990s-era hip-hop trio gets its own biopic starring Chicago area native Keke Palmer.
Read my interview...