| Jul 17, 2008
WHAT DO "Juno," "Napoleon Dynamite" and "The Breakfast Club" all have in common? In addition to being about high school kids, they are all being used to sell Paramount Vantage's new documentary, "American Teen," one of the summer's trickiest marketing...
| Jul 23, 2008
In the first five minutes of MTV's new reality show "Buzzin'," which stars rising Malibu rapper Shwayze and his ne'er-do-well producer Cisco Adler, Shwayze's faced with an only-in-L.A. Sophie's Choice that could break his fledgling career.
On one hand,...
| Nov 24, 2008
When Audrina Patridge, one of the young women starring on " The Hills," heard that her friend Lauren Conrad and Patridge's on-again-off-again boyfriend Justin Brescia had hooked up behind her back, she tried calling them both to get her facts straight....
| May 3, 2009
There are precious few guarantees in the theater anymore. Boffo playwrights went out with the Neil Simon dinosaurs. A new show by Stephen Sondheim, hands down the greatest living musical theater composer, can't even count on a Broadway booking. The only...
| Apr 6, 2009
" The Hills," the MTV reality series supposedly following the life and times of rich Californian Lauren Conrad, isn't so much about her as it is about "Lauren Conrad on 'The Hills.' "
The show's fifth season premieres (April 6) tonight and marks the...
| Feb 25, 2009
No surprise here, but Snoop Dogg is not a big worrier. Tucked into a banquette at a Hollywood nightclub last week, the rapper seemed entirely at ease about the prospects of his new MTV variety show, “Dogg After Dark.”
"The people that tune in...
| Nov 22, 2009
In the middle of everything there is a pool. It's flanked by beach chairs under umbrellas, picture-perfect palm trees, actresses, publicists, reporters and other hangers-on. Four good-looking young guys dressed in Hollywood-wear -- skinny jeans, jackets...