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  • Madonna -- a 'rebel' constrained?

    "AS A matter of fact, the public, the public hates to 'recognize' what is familiar. It hates to be disturbed. It is shocked by surprises. The worst that can happen to a work of art is to have no fault found in it, so that its author is not obliged to take...
  • Tied up and tied down with Madonna?

    "THE MOST courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud." -- Coco Chanel. THE item I wrote the other day about Madonna -- her upcoming album, the art promoting it, the controversy about that art -- was picked up, perhaps not surprisingly, by...
  • After Bolivia ordeal, a Hollywood star-aided healing for American businessman

    It began with an attempt to salvage an ill-fated investment in Bolivian rice farms, devolved into a Third World prison nightmare and climaxed with an escape engineered with the help of actor Sean Penn. But, so far, there has been no Hollywood ending...
  • Justin Bieber's Calvin Klein undies ads: In print, nobody hears boos

    Justin Bieber's Calvin Klein undies ads: In print, nobody hears boos
    Justin Bieber is shirtless again -- this time for a paycheck instead of a routine trip to a club. Like Mark Wahlberg before him, the "Baby" singer has dropped trou and flashed his tats and abs for Calvin Klein Jeans' new underwear ad campaign, an effort...
  • Lehigh Valley stars will shine in dozens of big and small 2015 movies

    Every year, it seems as if more talented Lehigh Valley natives and former residents are hitting the big screen. In 2015, actors, animators, costume designers, composers, producers and directors are working in movies both big and small. The sheer...
  • Review: 'The Gambler'

    Review: 'The Gambler'
    Mark Wahlberg takes on his most ambitious acting job ever in "The Gambler," a gritty remake of a 1974 film that starred James Caan. And the new gambler doesn't embarrass himself. Playing a college professor addicted to losing, digging a deeper and...
  • Nick Jonas, funk-soul brother

    Nick Jonas, funk-soul brother
    It was close to midnight, and Nick Jonas was between cocktails. The 22-year-old's team had transformed a tiny, chic West Hollywood, Calif., art gallery into a rehearsal space. He had just run through his fifth set of the day, and appeared to be growing...
  • Jennifer Lopez -- don't call me a 'cougar'

    "Youth is a gift of nature, but age is work of art," said the Polish poet Stanislaw Jerzy Lec. JENNIFER LOPEZ is not a "cougar," thank you very much. She loathes this description of older women who are attracted to, date, or marry younger men. She...
  • O'Malley increases pardons, but remains stingy overall

    O'Malley increases pardons, but remains stingy overall
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has rarely exercised his power to grant clemency to convicted criminals over his two terms, even as many gubernatorial counterparts have been more lenient amid a changing attitude toward these acts of mercy. The...
  • 'Mr. Turner' is a vivid grumble

    'Mr. Turner' is a vivid grumble
    3 stars (out of four) Hordes of people won’t flock to “Mr. Turner,” which, sorry to say, is not the long-awaited story of what happened to Shawn Hunter’s “Boy Meets World” teacher and mentor. The ultra-slow, 150-minute...
  • Box office: 'Hobbit,' 'Woods,' 'Unbroken' continue to sell tickets

    Box office: 'Hobbit,' 'Woods,' 'Unbroken' continue to sell tickets
    The Christmas weekend box office continued strong Friday with "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," "Into the Woods" and "Unbroken" leading the way. The three holiday movies are each on pace to gross at least $45 million over the four-day period,...