| Nov 11, 2011
| 10:47 AM
As the debut of her starring role in the much-anticipated "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" nears, Rooney Mara is first among equals in the ensemble cast of this boarding-school tale. Usually bookish, her character is prompted to experience more of life...
| Sep 2, 2012
Forget the Gossip Girls, Joan Holloway, Bettie Page and those other retro chicks. There is a new feminine ideal this fall, and she kicks butt. If the last five years have been dominated by the preening and pristine women of "Mad Men," we are now...
| Jan 27, 2013
When actresses step onto the Screen Actors Guild red carpet this Sunday, the world will be poring over every flounce, every sequin, every slit, strap, pump and peplum. "Who are you wearing?" has become the ubiquitous question on interviewers' lips....
| Jun 10, 2012
Much ado was made of Viola Davis wearing not a wig, but her natural hair at the Oscars this year. And while a good deal of the news coverage focused on the politics, history and cultural Sturm und Drang that surrounds the topic of African Americans and...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:29 PM
Our daughters, Sabine and Simone, were riveted to the television. As each starlet walked the red carpet on Oscar Night we were breathless, watching the beautiful gowns worn by the gorgeous women of Hollywood.
We sat waiting to learn the origins of...
| Mar 11, 2012
Many big-name L.A.-based designers — Rodarte, Gregory Parkinson, Rachel Zoe, Barbara Tfank, Skaist-Taylor and Juan Carlos Obando among them — have already shown their fall 2012 collections at New York Fashion Week. Now in the middle of Los...
| Mar 20, 2012
The guy looks more like an Abercrombie model than an actor, probably because he used to be an Abercrombie model.
In interviews, his laugh frequently turns into a giggle, like he’s unconcerned about possessing the protective coating of his more...
| Apr 27, 2012
The Rolling Stones' 'Exile on Main St.' could be made into a biopic. If so, who should be cast as Mick Jagger and Keith Richards? Times pop critic Randall Roberts offers a few ideas....
| May 29, 2011
The Swedish epic's first Hollywood installment, amped up and set to the music of Led Zep. Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara and Christopher Plummer in “The feel bad movie” of this holiday season, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.” Don't...
| Jun 2, 2011
See the first official trailer for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo....
| Jun 22, 2011
Eva Gabrielsson's book looks back at her life with bestselling writer Stieg Larsson, who wrote The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo....