| May 7, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Remarkable how two words, scribbled nearly a century ago about a 16-year-old Lake Forest debutante, can evoke a whole country, its hypocrisies and promises, its aspirations and crushing realities.
Last week, the University of South Carolina posted...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:48 PM
"Can you give mommy a cue? Are you hungry?" 21-year-old Alexis Neiers cooed to her crying newborn in the middle of a faux-upscale Calabasas restaurant last week. "When she puts her hands in her mouth, she's hungry. Right now, she's just tired. Maybe a...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 2:51 PM
PARIS — After 16 years at the helm of Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs showed his last collection for the French fashion house early this month. Charged during his tenure with designing accessories in addition to clothes, he helped create the phenomenon...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:33 AM
The CW doesn't like to stretch too far beyond its target demo, which, after watching "Reign," I've decided must be teen girls who failed History class.
"Reign" (8 p.m. CT Oct. 17, CW; 2 stars out of 4) tells the story of Mary, Teen of Scots, who is being...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:58 PM
A long film résumé is not a requirement to play the part of Christian Grey in "Fifty Shades of Grey," but a scruffy blond beard might be. The Irish-born actor Jamie Dornan, like departed star Charlie Hunnam the owner of that aforementioned hirsute...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:08 AM
If you were one of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" fans left scratching your head after Charlie Hunnam was first cast as Christian Grey, you were probably even more perplexed when it was announced Jamie Dornan would take over the role.
On Wednesday evening,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Jamie Dornan will be the new Christian Grey, according to "Fifty Shades of Grey" author E.L. James.
Dornan, 31, who played hunky Sheriff Graham Humbert in ABC's "Once Upon a Time," is the actor replacing "Sons of Anarchy" star Charlie Hunnam. Dornan...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Before Paris Hilton agreed to let Sofia Coppola film scenes for “The Bling Ring” in her mansion, she didn’t know much about how a group of San Fernando Valley youths managed to break into her home four years ago.
Though she was...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In “The Bling Ring," a group of starry-eyed teens define their worth by the number of designer duds in their closet.
The young protagonists of Sofia Coppola’s based-on-a-true-story film don’t actually own any of these coveted items, of...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
After watching Sofia Coppola's searing portrait of excessive vapidity and consumerism in the Los Angeles-set film "The Bling Ring," it's almost impossible to exit the theater without feeling a profound sense of emptiness. This story of five impulsive kids...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Four years ago, Rachel Bilson's Los Feliz home was broken into on six occasions by the Bling Ring.
The gaggle of San Fernando Valley youths stole designer shoes, clothing and purses, as well as jewelry bequeathed to her by her mother and grandmother....