| Jun 15, 2008
IT TAKES a certain sort of idiot bravery (brave idiocy?) to board a small plane with a music star. There's just too much grim history to keep you on the tarmac. But what sort of lunatic would get into a plane with a rock star as the pilot?
| Jun 22, 2008
CHRIS MARTIN was on the floor working out the knots. As his handlers hovered, the usually affable Coldplay singer stretched out on the carpet in a dim and airless room backstage at the Jimmy Kimmel show. It was hours before show-time and the singer's...
| Jul 17, 2009
For a lot of casual filmgoers in their teens and 20s -- the ones yet to encounter a Charlie Kaufman script such as "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" or who haven't seen the bittersweet 1967 "Two for the Road," written by Frederic Raphael, or have...
| Jul 31, 2009
Here's a romantic comedy that remembers that the best romances have a touch of the bittersweet. That's the happy accident happily titled (500) Days of Summer.
How happy? This pairing of Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Lookout) and the quirky Zooey Deschanel...
| Aug 4, 2009
Reigning champ Britney Spears will contend again for the top prize at the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards. Spears landed a nod for her video for "Womanizer," which competes for pop video as well.
For video of the year, Spears faces off against Beyonce ("...
| Dec 7, 2007
KANYE WEST's eight nominations may top this year's list, but the music of the Beatles, together and separately, generated another eight -- and that almost four decades after the group disbanded.
The Beatles' "Love" album, dramatically mashed-up remixes...
| Jan 9, 2008
Diablo Cody has a tough-chick reputation -- the tattooed, punkish sex blogger wrote a book about her year as a stripper, and the name of her blog is too risque for family newspapers.
But the novice screenwriter also has written a sweet movie that's...
| Mar 6, 2008
| 2:53 PM
The tradition of Dave Matthews Band concerts in Virginia Beach will continue this summer.
The Charlottesville-based group will visit the Virginia Beach Amphitheater Aug. 7, the band's management reported in a press release. The band will also play the...
| Jun 18, 2009
| 4:32 PM
This morning, Sirius XM launched its much-anticipated application for the iPhone. The app is free to download, with a free seven-day trial to the service???s lineup. After that, you???ll have to pay the full $12.95 internet subscription fee for Sirius.......
| Sep 17, 2009
| 8:53 AM
Here and elsewhere, the fall theater season is unusually starry. Local highlights include Annette Bening in ???Medea??? and the return of that overgrown enfant terrible Pee-wee Herman. On Broadway, Jude Law takes the ???Hamlet??? plunge, while Hugh...
| Feb 9, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- If the apocalypse is here, we might as well enjoy it. Stomp down the doors of your comfort zone. Hook up with unlikely new friends. Get noisy. Have a party before the flames consume us all.
That seemed to be the prevailing attitude...
| Apr 8, 2009
| 11:27 PM
Kristina Lee joined San Diego's FOX 5 news team in June 2008 as a general assignment reporter.
Since arriving to San Diego, she's covered everything from the presidential campaign, to sexy hotels. Some of her most memorable assignments include,...