| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:21 PM
There's a lot to leave you breathless in "The Bling Ring." Celebrity culture. Self-empowerment prayer circles. Amoral behavior. But the designer name-dropping throughout the movie may top the list.
For that we can thank the label-crazed kids at the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:02 PM
He brought down an American general. He could brutalize his peers. But Michael Hastings was never accused of not telling the truth. And given the outrage that often accompanied the publication of his stories, that’s saying something.
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:25 AM
"I think Los Angeles is so the center of American culture right now," writer-director Sofia Coppola says in the production notes for her swift, clever bauble "The Bling Ring," because "of all these reality TV shows."
That's an interesting statement,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Director Marc Forster has done the impossible. He's made an exciting and thoughtful zombie movie for grown-ups. "World War Z" is not the creepfest of the undead you might expect. It really plays out as a medical thriller in the mold of "The Andromeda...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:48 PM
"Can you give mommy a cue? Are you hungry?" 21-year-old Alexis Neiers cooed to her crying newborn in the middle of a faux-upscale Calabasas restaurant last week. "When she puts her hands in her mouth, she's hungry. Right now, she's just tired. Maybe a...
| May 24, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Amanda Bynes was released from custody Friday following her arrest on charges of reckless endangerment, marijuana possession and tampering with evidence after allegedly throwing a bong out of her apartment window in New York. The "Easy A" actress...
| May 25, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Charlie Sheen is changing his name to Carlos Estevez in the upcoming film "Machete Kills," according to reports.
The actor is going back to his birth name and Latino roots, using the moniker Carlos Estevez in the trailer for action film "Machete Kills,"...
| May 27, 2013
| 6:51 AM
It’s a battle royale this week. No, Pete didn’t get punched in the face (yet).
‘The Better Half’ explored contending relationships, both at home and at work. It was one of the more shocking and gruesome episodes since a man...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Now that Paris Fashion Week is over, it's time for Los Angeles Fashion Market. Showrooms in downtown L.A. open for business Oct. 13, with buyers from around the globe coming to place orders.
One of my stops will be to see Los Angeles designer Raquel...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Patrick Bateman, the homicidal Wall Street executive of Bret Easton Ellis' ultra-gory novel "American Psycho," was memorably played by Christian Bale in the 2000 movie adaptation. For the coming stage musical version, producers have cast another British...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
At first glance, it may seem odd that "Access Hollywood" host Billy Bush would executive produce a documentary about rhino poaching in Nepal. After all, the television personality is best known for reporting on celebrities. Also, he's admittedly bug...