| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:12 AM
William Shakespeare, whose 450th birthday is being celebrated around the world Wednesday, never seems to go out of vogue for movie directors eager to put their own spin on his classic texts.
Most of Shakespeare's plays have been adapted for the big...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 5:10 PM
El actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, fallecido hoy aparentemente víctima de una sobredosis, ha añadido su nombre a la extensa lista de estrellas del cine estadounidense muertas por abusar de las drogas.
Hoffman, de 46 años, fue encontrado sin vida en el...
| Nov 23, 2013
Any city with as much history as West Hollywood surely has a dark side.
For every Sunset Tower, where Clark Gable and Carole Lombard lived, there's a Barney's Beanery, where Janis Joplin had her last drink before returning to her hotel and overdosing....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:10 AM
This Halloween marks the 20th anniversary of the death of actor River Phoenix, who succumbed to an accidental drug overdose outside a West Hollywood nightclub in 1993 at the age of 23. On Tuesday, two days before the anniversary, the actor's unreleased...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When will James Franco slow down? The prince of perpetual motion continues his blur of activity, starring in movies, writing screenplays, attending classes, unveiling solo art exhibits, posing for Gucci ads and engaging in attention-seeking Instagram...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Between his gigs in front of the camera as an actor and increasingly behind the camera as a director, not to mention his writing career and a highly anticipated Comedy Central roast, James Franco will find the time to host a new art-related series for the...
| Mar 1, 2013
As they filmed a certain pair of Palm Beach Gardens tennis champions for their documentary "Venus and Serena," co-directors Maiken Baird and Michelle Major were granted unfettered access to the sisters' private and often-chaotic lives, which included no...
| Feb 14, 2013
"I'm missing about 25 percent of it, and we lack a number of scenes, but having shown it to a few people after I salvaged it, who raved about the performances, I felt safe enough to continue," director George Sluizer says of "Dark Blood."...
| Jan 16, 2013
River Phoenix was 11 days away from completing his role in 'Dark Blood' when he died of a drug overdose in 1993. Now the film that has been through legal battles and a footage heist will make its U.S. debut....
| Nov 19, 2012
100 Greatest Kid Stars on VH1 Nov. 29-Dec. 2 counts down the the biggest names in TV, music and entertainment who burst onto the scene as kids from the past two decades. Child stars in pop culture are like pet alligators. They’re cute when young,...
| Sep 22, 2012
When River Phoenix overdosed outside a West Hollywood nightclub in 1993, he was in the middle of working on a film titled "Dark Blood." They had 11 days left to film when Phoenix was pronounced dead from a combination of cocaine and heroin....