| Apr 26, 2012
| 9:01 PM
Nicholas Sparks writes romantic novels that often become chick flick movies. "The Notebook," "Message in a Bottle" and"Nights in Rodanthe" are films that demonstrate his formulas for depicting people in various stages of PG-13 love.
"The Lucky One"is his...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:29 AM
"Falling Skies"will invade San Diego Comic Con on July 13, the latest TV series to announce a panel at the giant fan event July 11-15. Last year more than 100 TV shows were represented at SDCC, and this year's list is growing larger every day.
| Dec 19, 2011
When I first heard that former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin had said it was "too easy" to criticize the White House for inviting rapper Common to an event, I thought, "Of all the rappers proudly repping the most negative aspects of their backgrounds,...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Skirts were long and minimal at the BCBG Max Azria show at Lincoln Center on Thursday, but the mood among celebs in the front row was far from somber.
Grammy award winner Kelly Rowland looked super sweet in a floaty coral mini, while Taraji P. Henson and...
| Jan 22, 2009
| 6:09 AM
"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," a fable about a man who ages in reverse, dominated the 81st annual Academy Award nominations this morning, earning 13 nods, including best film, best actor for Brad Pitt and best director for David Fincher.
| Jul 25, 2010
You wouldn't know it from her most noteworthy roles, such as the buttoned-up, warm-hearted caretaker in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" or the fragile and worn-looking prostitute in "Hustle and Flow," but Taraji P. Henson is a self-proclaimed...
| Feb 24, 2009
Vanity Fair's annual post- Academy Awards celebration, which set up shop at West Hollywood's Sunset Tower Hotel, might have had some recession-chic touches -- reused décor from past events and comfort food like chicken pot pie -- but there was no toning...
| Feb 15, 2009
In looking at the Oscar category of best supporting actor and actress, I'm reminded of the sort of delicious dinner party that lingers in your memory years later. Although presumably you accept the invitation because you have some affection for the host,...
| Jan 7, 2009
If you're an actress, keep in mind that when it comes to getting nominated for an Oscar it doesn't hurt if your name is Kate.
Kate Hepburn managed to do it 12 times, winning a record four as leading actress, more than any other actor.
By age 32, Kate...
| Jan 23, 2009
They are now the leading contenders for the top Academy Award -- and although "Slumdog Millionaire" and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" could hardly be more different in plot, style, spirit and budget, they epitomize the increasingly perilous path...
| Sep 12, 2008
With his best cast ever, topped by Oscar winner Kathy Bates and the great Alfre Woodard, and his most cinematically polished production to date, Tyler Perry's The Family that Preys shows grand advances in the filmmaking education of playwright-turned-...