| Feb 9, 2012
In its own sweetly bombastic way, the 2008 remake of "Journey to the Center of the Earth" did the job, the job being a 21st-century 3-D bash starring Brendan Fraser — an actor who gives his all to the green screen, every time — and loosely...
| Feb 21, 2009
In a rags-to-riches story that only Hollywood could write, "Slumdog Millionaire" won best picture -- and seven other Academy Awards on Sunday night at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood.
Not bad for a movie that was almost a straight-to-DVD release.
| Mar 28, 2009
"High School Music 3: Senior Year" graduated with honors Saturday at the Kids' Choice Awards.
The Disney musical was selected as the favorite movie by audience votes at the 22nd annual slime-filled Nickelodeon spectacle held inside UCLA's Pauley...
| Aug 13, 2008
Nabokov's last work to be printed
Vladimir Nabokov's son says he will publish the Russian author's last manuscript despite the writer's dying request that it be burned.
Dimitri Nabokov says in an interview with the German edition of Vanity Fair that his...
| Apr 25, 2008
Nick Lachey is going back to high school, musically.
The 34-year-old singer has signed on to host the upcoming ABC reality show "High School Musical: Summer Session," inspired by the Disney Channel phenomenon costarring Zac Efron, Ashley Tisdale and...
| Oct 11, 2008
OK, PULL up the blinds in your sleeping tween-ager's room and show her this column. I promise she will not shoot daggers your way. Vanessa Hudgens Vanessa Hudgens of "High School Musical" fame has bought her first house. It's in Studio City, it cost $2.75...
| Nov 30, 2009
| 5:07 PM
7:45am (presented to actress Ashley Green of New Moon)
Sanuk "Not-A- Shoes"
The Dreamcatcher "Not-A-Boots"
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Fred Segal Feet, Sport Chalet and mostly every surf shop
Creator and Founder Jeff Kelley...
| Jun 7, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Her beau Zac Efron's film Charlie St. Cloud moved to the same release date as her long-scheduled summer movie, Beastly, an updating of Beauty and the Beast setÂ in aÂ modern American high school. So CBS Films blinked and moved Beastly off that cove...
| Jun 8, 2010
| 4:33 PM
After the coffee. Before figuring out this box-office slowdown thing. Muddy waters. Proposed marriage partners Comcast and NBC Universal got beat up pretty bad during a field hearing held by the House Judiciary Committee. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los...
| Jun 22, 2010
| 4:34 PM
They ought to shoot this one in Florida, frankly. Orlando even. But Craig Brewer (Hustle and Flow, Black Snake Moan) probably has other ideas. Maybe Memphis in the meantime? The musical remake (part original film, part stage musical version of that film)...
| Jun 28, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Â Shopping this time of year is such fun. Everywhere,Â shops, boutiques and e-storesÂ are filled with goodies that provoke dreams of summer holidays — sunny days at the beach, in the mountains or on the road to exotic destinations. At Chl...