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  • The Alewives: Our annual awards for arts futility

    The Alewives: Our annual awards for arts futility
    The hubbub over hack-attacked Sony's release of "The Interview" was too big, too serious, too far-reaching to qualify for the Alewife Awards. Since 1996 these prizes, named after the stinky fish that used to wash up regularly on Chicago's beaches, have...
  • Luise Rainer dies at 104; 1930s star had meteoric rise and fall in Hollywood

    Luise Rainer dies at 104; 1930s star had meteoric rise and fall in Hollywood
    With her soulful eyes, luminous beauty and an emotional intensity that melted hearts, Luise Rainer was well on her way to becoming a queen of Hollywood after only a handful of movies in the 1930s. Her wrenching performance in "The Great Ziegfeld" (1936)...
  • Sean Penn-Charlize Theron engagement 'all speculation,' his rep says

    Sean Penn-Charlize Theron engagement 'all speculation,' his rep says
    In this edition of the secret life of Sean Penn and Charlize Theron they're reportedly engaged. But are they really? We'll get to that in a sec. The "The Secret Wife of Walter Mitty" actor reportedly popped the question while vacationing with the...
  • Beautiful trends from 2014 to carry into 2015

    Beautiful trends from 2014 to carry into 2015
    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...
  • Midseason TV preview: 'Better Call Saul,' 'Empire,' 'The Odd Couple' among the fresh fare

    Who will win Lady Mary's heart on "Downton Abbey"? Is there any life left in "American Idol"? Are Hannah and her "Girls" friends finally ready to grow up? Can Larry Wilmore fill Stephen Colbert's late-night shoes? These are among the key questions as...
  • Christine Cavanaugh dies at 51; actress gave voice to 'Babe,' others

    Christine Cavanaugh dies at 51; actress gave voice to 'Babe,' others
    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...
  • Rash of celebrity splits usher in the new year

    "BETWEEN Mickey's chest and my chest -- well, let's just say it makes dancing close somewhat difficult!" That's what bountifully endowed Jayne Mansfield said when she married superbly pumped-up muscleman Mickey Hargitay in 1958. I WAS reminded of...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Once again Hollywood takes history into its own hands

    WASHINGTON The other day while suffering through the previews of coming attractions before the main feature I had come to see at the local multiplex, I was treated to another example of historic revisionism, Hollywood style. One of the previews was for...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel,' 'Interstellar' earn Art Directors Guild nods

    "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "Interstellar" and "Birdman" are among the feature film nominees for the 19th Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards. The theatrical film nominations announced Monday are divided between period, fantasy...
  • Film festival to include celebrity tribute

    Film festival to include celebrity tribute
    The upcoming 25th annual Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival promises to deliver something for everybody — topped off with a well-earned tribute to an award winning celebrity. Presented by The Mandel Jewish Community Center, the...
  • Red Carpet Green Dress contest extends deadline to Jan. 12

    Red Carpet Green Dress contest extends deadline to Jan. 12
    The sixth annual Red Carpet Green Dress contest, which challenges young designers to create eco-friendly, awards-show-appropriate attire, has extended the deadline for entries to Jan. 12. The call for submissions, which kicked off Dec. 15 and was...