| Jun 2, 2008
Yves Saint Laurent, the French fashion designer who created a bold new dress code for women during the feminist revolution of the 1970s and helped launch the era of the celebrity designer with his jet-set lifestyle, died Sunday at 71.
The designer died...
| 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 21, 2008
Men in rubber boots are swinging axes in the ice mist of the Tsukiji fish market. Frozen tuna skitters and slides across the warehouse floor, white slabs looking nothing like the delicate red flesh that will be sliced and rolled onto pretty plates in...
| Jan 25, 2008
| 4:34 PM
Oscar-winning actress Julie Christie ("Darling," "Dr. Zhivago," "Far From the Madding Crowd," "Petulia") was Hollywood's ultimate "It Girl" in the late '60s and early '70s.
She was the epitome of the swinging '60s British bird, wearing bell-bottoms,...
| Dec 1, 2009
| 3:18 PM
Being offered in a Criterion Collection edition, this seasonal French drama matches some recent American holiday tales by incorporating more than a little edginess.
Screen legend Catherine Deneuve plays the cancer-stricken matriarch of a family that...
| Feb 9, 2003
When the Oscar nominations come out Tuesday, there are bound to be cries of injustice -- and in many cases, those charges will have merit. Can anyone really defend the exclusion from the Oscar nominee list in various years of movies such as "Some Like...