| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks.
Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Ever since the lineup of the Cannes Film Festival was announced last month, gossip sites have been salivating over an unlikely scenario: a red carpet run-in between Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. The "Twilight" co-stars and former off-screen couple...
| Aug 23, 2013
Cherie Currie wanted nothing more to do with the music industry. During a fleeting but influential stretch as a teenager singing for the all-female punk group the Runaways, Currie became a rock star overnight. But just as suddenly, she quit the band,...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Don't call "Unvarnished," Joan Jett's first new album in seven years, a comeback: The queen of noise has been here for years. For an artist whose first band was laughed off as a novelty act and whose first solo album was rejected by a couple dozen labels,...
| Aug 15, 2012
(originally published March 15, 2010)
No, Kristen Stewart did not actually urinate on a guitar while playing Joan Jett in “The Runaways.” It just looks like it in the movie.
She did, however, sing and play guitar, and she does a pretty...
| May 31, 2012
| 1:04 PM
There probably will be a happily-ever-after ending for "Snow White and the Huntsman"at the box office this weekend.
The adaptation of the classic fairy-tale -- the second take on "Snow White" to hit theaters this year -- is expected to open with a...
| Nov 8, 2011
Mega-squeal! Or shrug, depending on your devotion to Team Edward, Team Jacob, or Team WhoReallyCares.
On Tuesday night “The Twiilght Saga: Breaking Dawn—Part 1” stars Ashley Greene, Nikki Reed, Peter Facinelli, Jackson Rathbone and...
| Mar 19, 2010
The problem with "The Runaways," a street-level snapshot of the creation of the groundbreaking '70s all-girl rock band, is that they went with the wrong girl.
Instead of training the lens on the Runaways' artistic rebel who hung around and became legend,...
| Jun 25, 2009
| 10:00 PM
The expansion of the Oscars' best picture pool came a year too late for " The Dark Knight," but the film was the big winner at the Saturn Awards Wednesday night.
The movie won five awards from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films,...
| Mar 10, 2010
| 9:34 PM
There are different accounts as to what happened behind closed doors at Runaways rehearsals. The punk-leaning Runaways had a brief, crash-and-burn history in the mid- to late '70s, and the upcoming film based on the story of the all-female band,......
| Mar 17, 2010
| 4:35 PM
In the opening scenes of "The Runaways," Floria Sigismondi's ode to the all-girl hard rock band, the characters played by Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning could be almost any teenage girls living in the Valley circa 1975. Fanning is sitcom-cute in a...
| Mar 23, 2010
| 4:34 AM
It takes a real helping of celebrity chutzpah for Dakota Fanning to cover a tune like the Runaways' "California Paradise," a sarcastic ode to Hollywood street urchin life. For Fanning and film cohort Kristen Stewart, their night life equivalent probably.....