| Mar 29, 2008
| 5:32 PM
Squeezed into a fluorescent green superhero suit, Jack Black opened Nickelodeon's 21st Annual Kids' Choice Awards by singing a wacky ode to the wonders of slime, playing the bongos and finishing off with a swift karate chop that demolished a stack of...
| Mar 31, 2008
One day during the rise of the Khmer Rouge regime in the mid-1970s, American journalist Sydney Schanberg asked his Cambodian assistant, Dith Pran, a gnawing question.
How would Dith respond to the American diplomat in Phnom Penh who had been publicly...
| Apr 1, 2008
PADDY CASEY, the second-bestselling rock act in Ireland, looks a little disappointed as he scans the sparse audience that turned up during rush hour Friday for his debut here at the Virgin Records Megastore.
"You make more money busking," the singer-...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| 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...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Dolores Hart was one of Hollywood's top ingenues, giving Elvis Presley his first screen kiss in 1957's "Loving You" and then reuniting with him a year later in "King Creole." She worked with such legends as Anthony Quinn and Anna Magnani in 1957's "Wild...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The snow is piling up on the streets of small-town Utah, and James Franco is talking about sex.
He is talking about sex in the way James Franco talks about sex: as a narrative tool, as a humanizing mechanism, as a way to help us understand academic...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:12 PM
Actor-producer-director Tom Hanks has listed a house in Pacific Palisades for $5.225 million.
The Spanish-style villa, built in 1929, features archways, frescoed ceilings, a library, a sky-lit kitchen, a sun room, a beauty salon, four bedrooms, 5.5...
| Apr 14, 2009
For years, Allegra Huston was encouraged to write her memoirs. But the magazine journalist and screenwriter turned a deaf ear to all requests.
"I was not interested in 'poor me,' " says the 44-year-old Huston, relaxing in the living room of a friend's...
| Apr 15, 2009
Simon Channing Williams
British film producer
Simon Channing Williams, 63, a British film producer who made a string of acclaimed movies with director Mike Leigh, died Saturday after battling cancer for several years, his London production company...
| Apr 16, 2009
Voting in the world's most populous democracy kicks off today, featuring hundreds of political parties, aging leaders and a colorful cast of Bollywood and cricket stars offering themselves up for the yea or nay of the masses.
An estimated 714 million...