| Dec 15, 2009
| 4:33 PM
With her double bids for lead actress in a comedy/musical ("It's Complicated," "Julie & Julia"), Meryl Streep solidified the record she set last year as all-time Golden Globe nominations champ. Beginning with a supporting nod in 1978 for "The Deer Hunter,...
| Nov 29, 2008
Leonardo DiCaprio, who in a sort of passing of the teen-idol baton sat courtside next to "High School Musical" star Zac Efron at a Lakers game last weekend, has listed one of his Malibu properties for sale at $8,999,000. What's next? Will the mini-me...
| Dec 7, 2008
Now that the studios are releasing their big Oscar contenders, it's shaping up to be a great season for costume design. From a superhero in high-tops in the stylized comic book caper "The Spirit" to an uptight English heroine in shapely suits and bias-cut...
| Dec 12, 2008
There was tittering in the Beverly Hilton ballroom early Thursday morning as Brooke Shields announced the Golden Globes nominees for actor in a comedy or musical. James Franco, she intoned, and there came those giggles. Co-announcer Elizabeth Banks then...
| Dec 12, 2008
For a movie that once looked like it might never make it into theaters, "Slumdog Millionaire" continued its remarkable ascendancy Thursday, as the love story of an Indian game show contestant collected four Golden Globe nominations, including top drama,...
| Dec 12, 2008
When Hollywood writers began a strike a little more than a year ago, movie and TV stars went out of their way to show solidarity with the mostly unheralded scribes who craft their lines. Former "Seinfeld" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus lugged a picket sign. Jay...
| Dec 17, 2008
Rumor has it that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences may actually honor some movies at this year's Oscar ceremony. Movies, as opposed to, you know, filmsfilms.
Movies are those big, loud, colorful things that play on many cineplex big...
| Dec 23, 2008
Why is everyone in Hollywood talking about 10,000 hours?
That's the amount of time that author Malcolm Gladwell says it takes for a talented person to master a cognitively complex skill -- like becoming a world-class pianist or an Olympic athlete -- in...
| Dec 29, 2008
"Marley & Me," the tale of a boisterous dog, led a strong pack of movies at the box office over the weekend, but together, they still couldn't pull this year's movie attendance out of the doghouse.
"Marley" made the most money ever for a Christmas Day...
| Jan 4, 2009
1. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer ($10.99)
2. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer ($10.99)
3. The Shack by William P. Young ($14.99)
4. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz ($14)
5. The Appeal by John Grisham ($14)
6. A Thousand...
| Jan 7, 2009
This year's lead actor and supporting actor categories offer no end of irony.
Although certifiable leading men like Brad Pitt in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," Leonardo DiCaprio in "Revolutionary Road," Clint Eastwood in "Gran Torino" and...