| Feb 10, 2013
The year 2012 was full of films that captured the essence of memorable time periods through costume. Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" was brought to life by designer Joanna Johnston's stovepipe hats and wool shawls, for instance. And what would the film "Anna...
| Dec 30, 2012
Body by Beckham
Women weren't the only ones baring skin in ads this year. Fast fashion giant H&M debuted its first Super Bowl ad for the David Beckham Bodywear collection, starring the soccer star in his skivvies. During the London Summer Olympics,...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Ever wonder what made Suzanne Collins come up with the idea for "The Hunger Games"? It's a pretty terrifying story: Teenagers are set loose in the woods and forced to fight to the death.
Hmm, maybe that year Collins' dad spent in Vietnam has something...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:29 PM
L.A. Times book critic David L. Ulin went to see "Gatz" last weekend -- that's a live stage version of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby." Ulin's review is forthcoming in the L.A. Times, but he gives us a preview of his thoughts -- and then we...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:45 AM
The Tooth Fairy and her friends will be no match for a couple of sharp-fanged vampires at the box office this Thanksgiving.
After debuting with a massive $141.1 million last weekend, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2" is expected to rule the...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Frankly, it sounded pretty stupid. For reasons unknown, electricity fails worldwide, sending humanity into a post-technological free-fall. Weeds grow in the Capitol (very "Logan's Run"), young women defend their families with bows and arrows (very "Hunger...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A new trailer for "The Hunger Games" gives a look inside the coming dystopian film based on Suzanne Collins' books....
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Josh Hutcherson talks about "The Hunger Games." Josh Hutcherson plays Peeta Mellark in the movie based on the popular book trilogy, competing in the survival game against Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Everdeen....
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The first single from the soundtrack for "The Hunger Games," a collaboration between T. Bone Burnett, Taylor Swift and the Civil Wars titled "Safe and Sound," debuted Monday on iTunes and quickly became a top-10 hit....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Trailer for "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1" will debut exclusively on "The Hunger Games."...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 4:32 PM
A talk with Cherry Petenbrink, lead hair colorist of "The Hunger Games."...