| Feb 14, 2009
Designer Randolph Duke has dressed so many Hollywood starlets that he actually alphabetizes them on his website, presumably to avoid showing favoritism. And while we have no way of knowing whether his designs are lucky charms come awards season, the...
| Dec 28, 2008
Actors, actresses and entertainers
Maila Nurmi, 85; actress created the character Vampira as hostess of late-night TV horror show (Jan. 10)
Jack Eagle, 81; a comedian and actor who played Brother Dominic in a Xerox ad during the 1977 Super Bowl (Jan....
| Jan 9, 2009
"Not Easily Broken" is a marriage-in-crisis melodrama baked from the Tyler Perry recipe.
Take a good-looking, mostly African-American cast, put them in an affluent setting, paint the characters in broad "symbolic" strokes, place the marriage in jeopardy,...
| Aug 13, 2008
My favorite gag in " Tropic Thunder" comes just before "Tropic Thunder" itself, in a movie trailer touting a fake movie called "Satan's Alley." (That's an in-joke for all you "Staying Alive" freaks; "Satan's Alley" was the Broadway musical John Travolta...
| May 18, 2008
Steven Spielberg, who at 22 was hired by Universal to a long-term contract, started out his career as the teacher's pet of the Movie Brat generation. With the unveiling of his first Indiana Jones escapade in 19 years today at Cannes, he's proffering yet...
| May 14, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Actor, director, artist and art collector Dennis Hopper is to be the subject of an upcoming biography. Tom Folsom will write "Hopper: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream" with, Publishers Marketplace reports, "the actor's knowledge."...
| May 29, 2010
| 11:02 AM
Dennis Hopper, the high-flying Hollywood wild man whose memorable and erratic career included an early turn in "Rebel Without a Cause," an improbable smash with "Easy Rider" and a classic character role in "Blue Velvet," has died. He was 74.
| May 16, 2010
Complete "Ring" cycles have been a feature of the recording industry for some 50 years, first as a platform for the star conductor and lately for the star director. There are fast "Rings," profound "Rings," Eurotrash "Rings," even your father's "Ring," in...