| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
After years spent calling for Neil Patrick Harris to host the Oscars, fans of the star got what they asked for Wednesday when Harris was named emcee of the 2015 ceremony.
The actor playfully hinted at the announcement in a video distributed on social...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 4:26 PM
About now, most people are probably saying good riddance to 2014 and hoping for a better 2015.
But when it comes to fashion and beauty, there are trends from 2014 I'm hoping to see more of in the new year.
--Flare came back into denim, and hooray...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Franklin Leonard wasn't looking to upend the system. He just wanted some good vacation reading.
In 2004, Leonard was working as a development executive at Leonardo DiCaprio's production company, Appian Way, charged with sifting through piles of...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Christine Cavanaugh, an actress best known for providing the voice for the title pig in the 1995 film "Babe," has died. She was 51.
Cavanaugh died Dec. 22 at her home in Cedar City, Utah, her family confirmed. No details regarding the cause of death...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:05 AM
"Wild" opens high atop the Pacific Crest Trail, where at first all the eye can see is the sweeping beauty of a rugged land, unmarred and untamed. The scene is breathtaking, serene, until it is broken by pain and pierced by a scream.
The pain comes...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 11:25 AM
As anyone even remotely connected with it will tell you, awards season is a pain, an annual collective descent into a frenzied war of opposing forces.
Every year, the studios, the stars and the media sagely "reconsider" the wisdom and meaning of...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 6:11 AM
Fear is the enemy of satire, a point all too well illustrated this weekend by “Saturday Night Live.”
The NBC series started promisingly by having Dr. Evil (Mike Myers) slam North Korea and Sony for giving evil organizations a bad name over...
| Dec 12, 2014
On Feb. 27 and 28, 1938, a storm soaked Southern California with 4.4 inches of rain. Late on March 1, 1938, a new storm arrived dropping 10 inches in Los Angeles and more in mountain areas. Rivers overflowed and dozens were killed....
| Dec 17, 2014
Peter Jackson's big-screen adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien's “The Hobbit” is coming to a close with “The Hobbit: The […]...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Five years ago, Alan Hicks set out to make a documentary about Clark Terry, the jazz musician whose 70-year career influenced generations of musicians dating back to Count Basie and Dizzy Gillespie.
It wasn't until about a year into the project that...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:58 AM
"SNL" veteranMike Myers returned to the show on Saturday as Dr. Evil to mock North Korea's cyber war with Sony Pictures.
The Austin Powers nemesis, appearing in the show's opening sketch, ripped everyone from the hackers ("There's already a GOP and they'...