| Dec 14, 2013
When it comes to the two different incarnations of J.R.R. Tolkien's heroic wizard, Ian McKellen prefers Gandalf the Grey. “He's […]...
| Nov 5, 2013
Director Peter Jackson showed off nearly 20 minutes of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” — the second installment in […]...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 5:38 AM
Movie stars, television actors, rock singers, fashion models and professional athletes are just like you and me. They want to take their families and friends to Disneyland for a day of fun. But that's not always as easy when you're better known than...
| May 23, 2011
Americans appear to be growing tired of riding the high seas with Capt. Jack Sparrow, but "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" found box office treasure anyway.
The fourth entry in the Johnny Depp-starring "Pirates" series raked in $256.3...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 12:56 PM
Actor Orlando Bloom has listed his house in a gated Hollywood Hills community for lease at $18,000 a month.
The listing on Realtor.com shows a four-bedroom, three-bathroom house with more than 3,200 square feet of living space, all set behind gates on...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:32 PM
Sure, it may seem like a time warp to see a couple of old wooden merchant and naval ships tied up in Newport Harbor this week, but wait until you're aboard.
For the next week the public is invited to tour two late 18th-century vessels that will be docked...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Peter Jackson's three films of J.R.R. Tolkien's trilogy, The Lord of the Rings, are now showing with extended features in consecutive weeks at two IMAX theaters in Connecticut. Last week was the first film, The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), which is...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 12:38 PM
In his directing debut, actor Mark Ruffalo ("The Kids Are All Right") takes some liberties with the background of its paraplegic star, Christopher Thornton - who clearly had no problem with that, since he also wrote the screenplay.
His character here...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 10:05 AM
The 19th-century French novelist Alexandre Dumas might be puzzled if he could somehow see the latest movie adaptation of "The Three Musketeers," but any living soul who has seen the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise will recognize that this is an...
| Aug 26, 2012
In the early 1990s, the mini-backpack was a fashion "must-have." Most coveted was French designer Agnès B.'s black cotton "Lolita" sack (reimagined briefly during a limited-edition 2010 collaboration with Opening Ceremony) and Prada's more structured...