| May 15, 2008
Having lost one 2008 Oscar-winning actor, Rob Marshall is hoping to cast another in the lead in his adaptation of the musical "Nine."
Just two weeks after the most recent best supporting actor winner Javier Bardem left the musical due to exhaustion,...
| Jun 8, 2008
FOR MUCH of her life, Catherine Deneuve, who turns 65 this year, has been a leading lady of European art cinema, not to mention an avatar of European beauty and glamour. In her native France, she is literally an iconic figure, having served as the face of...
| Jun 8, 2008
ANYONE familiar with the films of Federico Fellini knows that he gave importance to dreams. But the extent of that devotion has become fully evident only now, with the publication of "Il Libro dei Sogni" -- "The Book of Dreams." These sketches, mostly...
| Jun 15, 2008
AMERICANS ARE suckers for teams. The prospect of talents blending into a collective heave ho of inspiration turns us into giddy school kids at recess. Sports fans know better than anyone the joy of watching the gifted spur one another to new heights. Want...
| Jun 13, 2008
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| Jun 22, 2008
JUST when you thought all '80s fashion revivals had run their course, big hair is back.
You only have to look at Angelina Jolie on the cover of this month's Vanity Fair and Sarah Jessica Parker in the "Sex and the City" movie poster to see that the...
| Jun 18, 2008
Cyd Charisse, who brought sizzle and sophistication to dance in such classic movie musicals as "Singin' in the Rain" and "Silk Stockings," died Tuesday. She was 86.
Charisse died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after suffering an apparent...
| Jul 15, 2008
Kate Hudson has joined the cast of the Weinstein Company's big screen version of "Nine," adding another Oscar nominee to the roster.
The Tony-winning Broadway favorite will be brought to film by Oscar nominated director Rob Marshall ("Chicago").
| Aug 2, 2008
GOODTHINGS also come in threes: Nicole Kidman has a beautiful new baby girl, a cool new place she bought in Beverly Hills, and a starring role in the big-screen version of Broadway's smash hit "Nine."
Could life be sweeter?
Kidman, who became a mom...
| Dec 29, 2007
Among the major notables who passed from the scene this year, three of the most famous -- two masters of cinema and a genius of football -- died on the same day: July 30.
Two others -- a historic Russian leader and a U.S. chronicler of war -- left us...
| Jan 11, 2008
First-round Academy Award ballots are due back by Saturday at 5 p.m. but judging from the activity around town you would think the race for nominations is really just beginning rather than ending.
Packed Q&As for the likes of "Atonement," "Eastern...
| Feb 24, 2008
Until "No Country for Old Men" took the final two awards of the evening, it was beginning to look like the U.S. was "No Country for Oscar Winners."
In an Oscar convocation with the least xenophobic results in years, the Kodak Theatre seemed more like a...