| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Actor Bruce Willis has entered the fray in the Westside's action-packed housing market, listing his Beverly Hills mansion at $22 million.
The walled and gated estate includes a 1928 Spanish-style house with a porte-cochere, a swimming pool surrounded by...
| Nov 30, 2008
To some, it might seem a bit of a stretch for the director of an odd and obscure documentary about the '80s arcade game Donkey Kong to become the man in charge of the big-budget holiday-season comedy " Four Christmases," starring Vince Vaughn and Reese...
| Aug 21, 2008
ON A hot summer afternoon in the Valley, " American Idol" finalist Katharine McPhee talks about her recent switch from singing to acting and boils down her role in " The House Bunny," which opens Friday, to two words: preggie suit.
"That's what they call...
| Apr 16, 2008
VIEWER discretion is strongly advised.
Here's the naked truth: Male genitalia is getting unprecedented screen time at the multiplex these days -- in mainstream popcorn fare and broad comedies -- thanks in large part to comic mogul Judd Apatow (and his...
| Apr 24, 2008
MAGGIE Q wasn't supposed to play the brief but memorable role of Tina in Swiss director Marcel Langenegger's debut feature, "Deception."
The Hawaiian native auditioned for the starring role -- the femme fatale who leads lonely, innocent Ewan McGregor...
| May 25, 2008
ARE YOU ready for "Zohan" vs. "Guru"?
Next month, Adam Sandler ("You Don't Mess With the Zohan") and Mike Myers ("The Love Guru") will put out new movies -- pieces of funny business that will open with much fanfare and then fade away, before returning on...
| May 9, 2010
Los Angeles singer and songwriter Sam Phillips turned up recently for a small-scale show at Hollywood's Hotel Café. Playing for an intimate audience of several dozen, she was testing on a live audience new material she's been working on in her home...
| Jun 27, 2010
How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures
Robert K. Wittman with John Shiffman
Crown: 320 pp., $25
Robert K. Wittman has saved hundreds of millions of dollars worth of art: Goyas and Brueghels, Renoirs and Rembrandts, a...
| Feb 17, 2010
| 11:28 PM
Robert Turturice, a Hollywood costume designer who won an Emmy Award for his work on the 1980s hit TV series "Moonlighting" and whose movie credits include "Batman & Robin" and "Big Top Pee-wee," has died. He was 60.
Turturice, a former president of...
| Jan 17, 2011
Ricky Gervais may have indeed "warned" the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. that he'd pull no comedic punches and spare none of Hollywood's sacred cows in reprising his hosting role on the 68th Golden Globes broadcast.
Nonetheless, a visible contingent in...
| Jan 17, 2011
The opposite of dull and deferential is not snotty and abusive.
Just a little notion someone might have mentioned to Ricky Gervais before he once again took the stage at the Beverly Hilton on Sunday night as host of the 2011 Golden Globes. Last year, the...