| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Disney has come out with another in its Disney Dream Portrait series shot by photographer Annie Leibovitz.
This time Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson, who began her entertainment career singing aboard the Disney Wonder, took on the role of Tiana from...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Russell Brand has bought a home in Hollywood Hills West for $2.224 million.
The restored 1926 traditional-style house was designed by Roy Selden Price, an architect known for his period revival work.
A somewhat modest entry opens to 4,800 square...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 16-22 A mid-month set of releases that offers some big names and some smaller titles … let's see what this week has in store! Bless Me, Ultima Rudolfo Anaya’s controversial novel comes to life in this...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Continuing a healthy relationship that has already produced one hit with "The Purge," Universal Pictures has come on to the Blumhouse production "Curve" starring Julianne Hough.
"The Skeleton Key" helmer Iain Softley will helm the pic.
Story follows a...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Russell Brand has perfected the art of comedian as rock star, with his looks, bad boy lifestyle, and generally hip English persona. With his new tour “Messiah Complex,” he seems to have moved on, imagining himself as both a hero and a savior,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Jimmy Kimmel will receive Variety's fourth annual Power of Comedy award as part of a fundraiser to benefit women's cancer research.
The host of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" will be honored on Nov. 16 at the Avalon in Hollywood with a lineup of standup and...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:30 PM
It must be exhausting trying to keep one's
worldview set to "scathing" at all times, but Diablo Cody doesn't
waver from her snappy-sarcastic approach in her predictably
hipper-than-thou directorial debut, "Paradise," about a small-town
church girl who...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Set in Las Vegas, also known as "The People's Republic of Bad Choices" as phrased by screenwriter Diablo Cody, "Paradise" marks the Oscar-winning writer's feature directorial debut.
The movie has been kicking around since late summer on VOD and now...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Russell Brand — he of the off-color humor and wild-eyed visage — has bought a character-filled home in Hollywood Hills West for $2.224 million.
The restored 1926 traditional-style house was designed by Roy Selden Price, an architect known...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:45 PM
The physical elements of the current spectacular attraction visiting Chicago Shakespeare Theater from the United Kingdom consists of the following: one puppet (hollow cardboard head and cloth body) and one table (rectangular, prosaic).
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Rising above the Sturm und Drang, the entertainment stories that managed to captivate Twitter and move the cultural thermometer during this past week's news cycle seemed to cohere around a thematic grouping.
Call it a kind of autumnal stirring. Last...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Courtney Love has a memoir coming out. Probably. From William Morrow in the U.S. and Macmillan in the U.K., if things go as planned. Something she was working on a with a co-writer -- that much is sure.
Love has many identities: As the lead singer of...