| Mar 3, 2011
| 1:08 PM
Jeff Bridges reprises his role from almost 30 years ago - and, thanks to digital effects, doesn't look a day older in certain scenes - in this dazzling sequel to the Disney fantasy, as his character's son (Garrett Hedlund, "Country Strong") plunges into...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 5:41 AM
Gwyneth Paltrow proves herself an able singer (which she also has demonstrated on several award shows) in this drama of a troubled country music star on the road to redemption.
After a stay in rehab, she sets out to resume her career under the guidance...
| Apr 10, 2011
Following the April 3 game against the Denver Nuggets, 750 Lakers fans poured into the Lexus Club at Staples Center for the 4th annual Casino Night, a $500 per person benefit for the Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation, which promotes education,...
| Dec 18, 2010
| 11:25 AM
| Dec 22, 2010
There is a down-home comfort saturating "Country Strong," in that "somebody done somebody wrong song" way, that almost carries you through when its music-drenched melodrama gets predictable. Which is pretty much as soon as the fragile, still-in-rehab...
| Jan 26, 2011
Industrial rockers, country songwriting veterans, India's soundtrack guru — the Oscar nominees in the music categories this year are as eclectic as an iPod on shuffle.
Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, nominated for original score for "The...
| Jan 30, 2011
The Coen brothers' "True Grit," which plays out over rural Arkansas and the Indian Territory of the 1870s, is the duo's highest-grossing film to date, and last week it became the second-most-nominated movie in this year's Oscar race.
Earlier in January,...
| Nov 11, 2010
If Gwyneth Paltrow actually wants to make a crossover to country music, she got Nashville's highest blessing Wednesday evening by performing at the CMAs. Belting out "Country Strong," the title track from her new drama costarring Leighton Meester and Tim....
| Nov 22, 2010
Reboots used to be strictly for shows and films from the '80s ("The A-Team," "The Karate Kid," "TRON"), but with new "Spider-Man" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" films on the way, even the last decade is apparently fair game. With "Harry Potter and the...
| Nov 24, 2010
When Gwyneth Paltrow set about playing not-quite-recovered addict Kelly Canter in "Country Strong," she had some pretty A-list help in getting into character -- Robert Downey Jr. Stopping by "Chelsea Lately" to promote the flick, Paltrow confessed she...
| Dec 15, 2010
The cast of "Country Strong" brought a little twang to the Los Angeles area on Tuesday evening, hosting a special screening for the Nashville drama starring Gwyneth Paltrow. The actress cum lifestyle blogger was joined by costars Tim McGraw, Garrett......