| 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 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,...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It's hard to be a symbol; it's even harder to be a teenager. Yet somehow the Runaways made both look easy — and over-the-top fun — for a few years in the bacchanalian L.A. rock scene of the mid-1970s. Sadly, both symbols and teens tend to...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 22, 2010
| 10:39 AM
While doing press for their new film "The Runaways," Kristen Stewart talked about her brief love scene with Dakota Fanning.Asked about the intimate moment between Kristen's Joan Jett character and Dakota's character, Cherie Curry, she dismissed it as...
| 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.....
| Apr 12, 2010
| 4:54 PM
Imagine going 42 days without seeing your boyfriend. Then imagine your boyfriend was Robert Pattinson.
That's how painfully long it's been since "Twilight" lovers Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson have seen each other, due to her "The Runaways"...
| Mar 18, 2010
| 9:47 AM
Rating: 3 1/2 stars
Recap: Travel back to 1970s Los Angeles for a pugent look girl rock icons, The Runaways.
Review: "A rich and surprisingly old-fashioned musical biopic, "The Runaways" has neither the bloat nor the blather of your average Hollywood...
| 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,...