| Sep 1, 2011
| 4:32 PM
One of the Duchess of Cambridge's favorite fashion designers, Katherine Hooker, is expanding her business in America. She is coming to L.A. for two trunk shows....
| Apr 22, 2011
| 1:25 PM
At a time when much of the English-speaking world is fixated on the royal wedding, it's worth pointing out that if it weren't for the original Baltimore bad girl, Wallis Warfield Simpson, Friday's nuptials might not be taking place.
Without her, there...
| Sep 21, 2008
"WHAT does it feel like to wear a corset?" asks Keira Knightley, looking amused. The actress rolls her molasses-brown eyes and starts to gasp as though she's choking on a fish bone. "Your ribs are crushed in and you can't get your breath. Oh, and if you...
| Feb 21, 2009
In a rags-to-riches story that only Hollywood could write, "Slumdog Millionaire" won best picture -- and seven other Academy Awards on Sunday night at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood.
Not bad for a movie that was almost a straight-to-DVD release.
| Feb 8, 2009
The "Slumdog Millionaire" juggernaut continues as the drama dominated the British Academy Film Awards, winning seven Sunday evening.
"Slumdog," which revolves around an impoverished Indian teenager, won outstanding film, director for Danny Boyle, adapted...
| Nov 19, 2008
As no one who has seen "The Duchess" has failed to observe, there are certain parallels between Georgiana, the Duchess of Devonshire, and Keira Knightley, the actress who plays her. The wife of the influential Duke William Cavendish, Georgiana was greeted...
| Apr 10, 2010
Survivor of kidnapping
Timothy White, 35, the youngest victim and last survivor of a notorious California kidnapping saga whose rescue offered hope to parents of missing children, died April 1 of an apparent pulmonary embolism, said his...
| Feb 23, 2009
The costume design nominations spanned many locations and time periods, including San Francisco in the '70s, 18th century England, the Jazz Age in New Orleans, suburban America in the '50s and Australia before World War...
| Feb 24, 2009
Here's a modest proposal: Next year, let's ignore the Oscars. I'm not talking about the winners or the show itself, but I sure could do without the obsessive buildup to the event that devours everything in its path. Let's let the Oscars sneak up on us...
| Jan 7, 2009
This year's lead actor and supporting actor categories offer no end of irony.
Although certifiable leading men like Brad Pitt in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," Leonardo DiCaprio in "Revolutionary Road," Clint Eastwood in "Gran Torino" and...
| Aug 21, 2008
A U.N.-backed movie on poverty made of eight segments by directors including Jane Campion and Wim Wenders will make its world premiere at the Rome Film Festival later this year, organizers said Wednesday.
Titled "8," the movie aims to raise awareness...