| Jan 27, 2013
When actresses step onto the Screen Actors Guild red carpet this Sunday, the world will be poring over every flounce, every sequin, every slit, strap, pump and peplum. "Who are you wearing?" has become the ubiquitous question on interviewers' lips....
| Sep 2, 2012
Forget the Gossip Girls, Joan Holloway, Bettie Page and those other retro chicks. There is a new feminine ideal this fall, and she kicks butt. If the last five years have been dominated by the preening and pristine women of "Mad Men," we are now...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:42 PM
They say all good things must come to an end. With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business. I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools. There are several reasons why I'm switching...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:06 PM
There are moments amid the cheerful sleaze of Steven Soderbergh's "Magic Mike" when, no matter how much fun you're having, it becomes extremely clear this is never going to be the Channing Tatum male-strip-club movie Warner Bros. promised. It's as...
| Jun 10, 2012
Much ado was made of Viola Davis wearing not a wig, but her natural hair at the Oscars this year. And while a good deal of the news coverage focused on the politics, history and cultural Sturm und Drang that surrounds the topic of African Americans and...
| May 22, 2012
| 9:38 PM
After years away from dramatic roles, Joaquin Phoenix returns in the Scientology-themed "The Master" from director Paul Thomas Anderson. The film is generating buzz after some footage debuted at the Cannes Film Festival....
| May 1, 2012
The nominees have been announced for the 21st annual MTV Movie Awards and "Bridesmaids" and "The Hunger Games" are in the top with eight nominations apiece including Movie of the Year, Best Female Performance and Best Cast.
"21 Jump Street" and "Harry...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The Rolling Stones' 'Exile on Main St.' could be made into a biopic. If so, who should be cast as Mick Jagger and Keith Richards? Times pop critic Randall Roberts offers a few ideas....
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:36 PM
With Tupac Shakur’s reincarnation at the closing night of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday night dominating the blogosphere, the Wall Street Journal is now reporting that Dr. Dre is considering a tour featuring the ghostly...
| Apr 15, 2012
Throughout his 40-plus-year career, actor Michael Douglas personified the modern male in film, as a sensitive youth rebelling against authority, as a middle-aged man grappling with problems of marriage, career and changing times, and as an older adult,...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 12:10 PM
EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE
* *1/2 (B-)
Directed by Stephen Daldry
Starring Tom Hanks, Thomas Horn, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow, John Goodman, Viola Davis
Warner//Rated PG-13//Drama//129 minutes
Available on: DVD, Blu-ray and digital...