| Dec 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Moby has sold his storied Wolf's Lair compound in Hollywood Hills for $12.4 million.
The DJ and singer-songwriter, whose name is Richard Melville Hall, had bought the walled and gated Norman-style castle four years ago for $3,925,000 from Lionsgate...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 8:02 PM
For this year’s awards season, The Envelope brought together a unique group of actresses, including rising stars breaking through to the next level and established stars breaking out into new roles and challenges, each earning some buzz for their...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:55 AM
WASHINGTON For 3 Â years since the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill managed to keep a lid on the last major secret from that historic mission: His own name.
Journalists and producers had chronicled nearly every second of...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
This year's best director race is all about the Oscar virgins. Most of the contenders in the running -- starting with frontrunner Richard Linklater ("Boyhood") -- have never been nominated in the category before. But one caveat to remember: predictors...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:15 PM
"Foxcatcher" is a brooding, particularly American horror story of seduction, rejection, betrayal and murder set in the under-the-radar world of Olympic wrestling. A despairing, intentionally disturbing film that draws us into a maelstrom of desperate...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal isn’t Iranian. “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart previously had neither written nor directed a feature film. But “Rosewater,” Stewart’s filmmaking debut that stars...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Asked how often someone told him, “I don’t think that’s a good idea” while making his first movie, “Rosewater” writer-director Jon Stewart replies with a laugh, “There were probably five a day,” noting...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 8:39 AM
There's an extraordinary tale of valor under fire in the opening pages of Stephen E. Ambrose's World War II book "Citizen Soldiers." It perfectly depicts the American fighting spirit and even has a homespun punch line:
After a Mississippi woodsman and...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Outside the luxurious Carlton Hotel, a pair of genuine Soviet-made tanks with Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson and Harrison Ford inside are idling in the driveway as part of a publicity stunt for the forthcoming "The Expendables 3."...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:02 PM
In the absence of credible, strong political leadership, paranoia about disease can go viral. We've seen this happen around the world with a wide range of illnesses, from swine flu to SARS to Ebola.
And even after threats are addressed, a new form of...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Abu Dhabi's Image Nation is delving into documentary production with pics on strong societal topics, such as "Every Last Child," pictured above, by U.K. director Tom Roberts, which examines efforts to fight the polio epidemic in Pakistan, where the...