| Nov 1, 2011
| 9:04 AM
The economy has been in the doldrums for a few years, and the fashion industry has responded with the “minimalism” trend. Well, guess what? Enough is enough -- fashion is busting loose for Holiday 2011! It is time to celebrate fashion with...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 12:53 PM
There are many pleasures in editing movies content for the Chicago Tribune, not the least of which is working with talented writers such as our critic, Michael Phillips, columnist Nina Metz, writers Chris Borrelli and Mark Caro and gifted colleagues at...
| Nov 13, 2011
In just 10 years, Alber Elbaz has succeeded in waking the sleeping beauty that was the French fashion house of Lanvin, giving it a modern identity and a must-have status.
His particular brand of imperfect glamour — fraying lace edges, exposed...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 12:54 PM
The historic movie lot at Warner Bros. Studios is no amusement park. There is no roller coaster, no dinosaurs to send you down an 80-foot raft plunge. Curious George will never soak your kids or give them a hug. (See Universal for that.) But fans can...
| May 27, 2012
The price that first-time homeowner Justin Bieber paid for his new digs in Calabasas has wended its way into the public record: $6.5 million.
Set on 1.3 acres in a gated community, the 10,000-square-foot main house is described as "transitional French"...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:35 AM
Out and About
At this beautiful time of year you don't need any special reason to visit the historic district. On the weekends the historic sites — the Thomas Isaac Log Cabin, the Firehouse Museum, the Heritage Orientation Center and the Patapsco...
| Oct 20, 2012
What's with the sudden B-movie fascination in South Florida?
Over the last several months, a handful of local theaters and art spaces have been transformed into houses of horror, screening what could be described as the anti-Hollywood film: the B-movie....
| Oct 13, 2012
O Cinema, the art-house movie theater responsible for bringing grindhouse horror, obscure documentaries and locally produced flicks to South Florida audiences, is taking over the 66-year-old Miami Theater Center in Miami Shores. But lovers of...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 5:38 AM
A son of Hollywood royalty will be in Baltimore this week, lending his support in the fight against the disease that killed his father 55 years ago.
Stephen Bogart, the son of acting legends Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, will be in town Oct. 24 to...
| Nov 18, 2012
Norma Shearer's silk sheets sat for years in a Los Angeles garage, with no one to admire the embroidered monogram: NST, for Norma Shearer Thalberg.
The starlet's Louis Vuitton steamer trunks waited in vain to voyage. One was dedicated solely to...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Joe Lieberman is telling Politico that he could see himself backing a third-party centrist candidate for president. A stunning revelation.
Somehow that reminds me of Claude Rains line from"Casablanca," when his Vichy French police captain character is...