| Feb 23, 2009
The costume design nominations spanned many locations and time periods, including San Francisco in the '70s, 18th century England, the Jazz Age in New Orleans, suburban America in the '50s and Australia before World War...
| Mar 1, 2009
20th Century Fox, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99
Baz Luhrmann's epic "Australia" is at once a western, a war film, a Harlequin romance, a magical-realist fable and a tongue-clucking piece of social history, wrapped up in a decidedly Luhrmann-esque...
| Mar 15, 2009
As half of the most famous gay couple in the country, Portia de Rossi is still working to decipher the mixed messages American culture is sending her way right now.
On the one hand, the actress' marriage to talk-show queen Ellen DeGeneres has won...
| Mar 22, 2009
For someone in the midst of a professional crisis, Susan Sarandon is the picture of calm as she sips tea in a private Greenwich Village club. A head of curls is tucked under a newsboy cap, and her delicate porcelain features are remarkably ageless. You...
| Mar 22, 2009
The early years, before he was old enough to understand the extent of the destruction unfurling around him -- these are the ones Ulrich Ditzen likes to remember. He was just a kid at the time, no more than 4 or 5, and his family lived in a farmhouse in...
| Mar 26, 2009
Could Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz be a couple?
The stars are circling a new romantic comedy that would pair Cruise's mysterious, handsome stranger (natch) with unlucky-in-love Diaz, according to Variety.
Height difference be damned, Cruise and Diaz were...
| Mar 29, 2009
Patrick White, the first great novelist to come out of Australia, was born in 1912, won the Nobel Prize in 1973, died in 1990 and his work promptly dropped from fashion. His style of narrative-driven psychological modernism seemed outmoded, perhaps,...
| Mar 30, 2009
In America, comic books have often presented a conservative political message. From the combat missions of World War II GIs to the vigilantism of "The Dark Knight," even anti-heroes have generally fought to preserve the established order. There have...
| Dec 14, 2009
About halfway through the fun but middling "The Men Who Stare at Goats," I sat up in my enormous puffy orange recliner at the new Gold Class Cinemas and made a promise to myself. "I will never see a movie anywhere else," I thought before sinking back into...
| Dec 20, 2009
1.) Rachel Uchitel. The club hostess was the first of the women to be linked to Woods after the National Enquirer reported she traveled to Australia to be with Woods during a golf tournament.
2.) Jaimee Grubbs. The 24-year-old reality-show contestant and...
| Jan 8, 2010
In the Daybreakers future, the vampires have it all worked out.
No longer just nocturnal, they now run the show — day and night. Between their immortality and designer clothes, there isn't a True Blood Louisiana redneck vampire to be found.