| Sep 12, 2014
Tito Puente Jr., mambo bandleader and public face of the Florida Documentary Film Festival, will be staring down a big challenge Saturday night. He needs to persuade Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres to help perform "You Give Love a Bad Name" at the festival's...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Steve Coogan will take on the part of James Boswell in "Boswell for the Defence."
The film centers on the Scottish lawyer, diarist and Samuel Johnson biographer in his later days as he takes on one last case. Production begins next year.
This has the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:25 PM
For a brief and blinding moment in 2009, the Bling Ring crime spree ruled the social networks, TV news cycles and front pages of newspapers around the globe, including this one. At the time, I was bothered by the way the stories about a gang of affluent...
| 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,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:29 PM
John Grisham has written novels, short stories, books for children and nonfiction works, and in all of the above, he has done very nicely for himself. The first printings of his signature thrillers have typically sold in the millions (7 million people...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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The Million Second Quiz The big money...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Rihanna, who has a new TV fashion-competition show called "Styled to Rock" slated to premiere on Oct. 25 on Bravo, is Glamour's November cover girl. She tells the magazine her style icons are Nicole Richie and Princess Diana, but her love for fashion...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Airing Monday night on HBO, "Seduced and Abandoned" is a meta-documentary in which actor Alec Baldwin and his filmmaker pal James Toback take a look at the arbitrary deal-making process behind today's movie business.
Toback and Baldwin roamed the Cannes...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 1:08 PM
While Emile Hirsch has been cast to portray comedian John Belushi in a biopic about the funnyman, he can revel in other good news: Hirsch is now a father!
The “Lone Survivor” actor welcomed his first child -- a baby boy -- last Sunday in...
| Nov 24, 2013
Diners and waitresses beam upon recognizing the familiar face of the woman eating a short stack of blueberry pancakes and sipping peppermint tea at an off-the-highway eatery in New Haven.
"What play are you in?" asks the gentleman as he catches the...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Selena Gomez and Orlando Bloom are the latest to be caught up in the celebrity are-they-dating machine.
Nope, you can't just be friends and famous in this town.
The Disney darlings — she of "Wizards of Waverly Place" and he of "Pirates of the...