| Nov 29, 2013
I haven't had a movie list for a while, and watching Sigourney Weaver again in "Aliens" the other night convinced me to do a list of the best five movie roles for kick-ass female action stars. I'm not talking Bond......
| Jun 14, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Carly Rae Jepsen had the best of both worlds when it comes to fashion at the Fourth Annual amfAR Inspiration Gala in New York City on Thursday night.
To perform, the singer wore a cobalt blue trouser suit from L.A.M.B.
But before that, she got to be...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Watching "Love, Marilyn," Liz Garbus' pointed, poetic and occasionally overwrought documentary about the life of Marilyn Monroe, I kept thinking about "The Great Gatsby," another tragedy in two acts recently resurrected for our viewing pleasure.
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Wendy Davis became a media star Tuesday, even though the major TV networks barely mentioned her.
The 50-year-old Texas state senator waged a 10-hour-plus filibuster in Austin aimed at blocking a bill that would ban abortions at 20 weeks and force the...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Wayne Carver, the state's chief medical examiner, asked geneticists at the University of Connecticut to join the investigation into the Dec. 14 killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. A retired FBI profiler said in response, "I think it's...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:45 PM
"Playing for Keeps" employs every cliché in the PG-13 romantic comedy playbook. But the comedy is in short supply as the laughs prove to be few and far between. The end result is a big, steaming bowl of romantic mush with little connection to the...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Gerard Butler's charisma does much - if ultimately not enough overall - for this comedy-drama, as he plays a former soccer star whose personal and professional lives have taken downturns.
He tries to put both back on track as he attempts to win back his...
| Feb 24, 2013
The Academy Awards are the biggest fashion runway on the planet. When Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and other stars step out onto the red carpet Sunday, they will be primed to talk as much about what and who they are wearing as about...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Shoe god Manolo Blahnik is descending to Earth, specifically the style isle of Palm Beach.
The high-heel-hero will be at Neiman Marcus Palm Beach, at 151 Worth Avenue Friday, March 22 from 2 to 4 p.m., signing his shoes for customers and introducing a...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Don Payne, an award-winning writer and producer of "The Simpsons" and screenwriter of the 2011 blockbuster "Thor" as well as "My Super Ex-Girlfriend" and "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer," died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles, said his friend...
| Dec 6, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
Poor James Tupper. He played the hero’s ex’s new/inevitably doomed guy in “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” and now again in “Playing For Keeps,” which is approximately the same movie. Just with hot...