| Feb 4, 2009
| 10:52 AM
“Wait a minute, the Clippers always lose—why do you have to pay to watch them?”
—Kid of about eight to his parents in line at Staples Center
“I’m so glad he is not dead.”
—Moviegoer walking out of the Landmark after seeing Mickey Rourke in The...
| Feb 11, 2009
As she walks into the lounge of her publicist's L.A. offices, Marisa Tomei catches a visitor perusing a book from the shelf on interview strategies -- advice to interview subjects on how to keep the media from "clobbering" you. She confesses she hasn't...
| 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...
| Feb 11, 2009
Rocker Courtney Love -- who once declared that she wasn't a woman but rather a force of nature and got little argument -- has rented a sprawling Mediterranean in the Hollywood Hills for about $20,000 a month.
The five-bedroom, five-bathroom home with...
| Feb 20, 2009
Teenlink citics reveal who they think should take home the Oscar
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
And the Oscar goes to: Slumdog Millionaire
Despite my own personal campaign for Milk, I am...
| Feb 21, 2009
Rocker Courtney Love -- who once declared that she wasn't a woman but a force of nature and got little argument -- has rented a sprawling Mediterranean in the Hollywood Hills for about $20,000 a month.
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| Sep 6, 2008
| 11:48 AM
Darren Aronofsky's "The Wrestler" has won the top award at the Venice Film Festival.
The film awarded the Golden Lion on Saturday stars Mickey Rourke as a wrestler forced into retirement who strikes up a romance with an aging stripper played by Marisa...
| Sep 25, 2008
Mickey Rourke's career has gone through some remarkable transformations in the last two decades.
He's gone from being a promising young boxer to a bad-boy movie star, from a failed pro boxer to a coulda-shoulda-woulda Hollywood has-been.
But it's not...
| Oct 2, 2008
Darren Aronofsky's "The Wrestler" and Steven Soderbergh's "Che" will serve as the Centerpiece Screening presentations at the AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival, which also marks both films' West Coast premieres.
"The Wrestler" tells the story of...
| Oct 29, 2008
Film fans, it's time to get your passports stamped.
When the AFI Fest begins Thursday night, it will kick off 11 days of screenings and events that will bring some of the best films from the international festival circuit here to Los Angeles, including...
| Jul 30, 2008
Big Hollywood studios will take a back seat at this year's Venice film festival, with the competition lineup highlighting independent U.S. cinema, Italian productions and Japanese animation movies.
Festival director Marco Mueller said the lighter...