January 31, 2001 |
"Billy Elliot," "The Contender," "Chocolat," "Gladiator" and "Almost Famous" each received three nominations for Screen Actors Guild Awards, the organization announced Tuesday. The nominations reflect a film awards season that remains wide open. SAG's awards frequently are indicative of the sentiments of Oscar voters, of which actors represent a significant block. "Ally McBeal," "Will & Grace," "ER," "Frasier" and "The Sopranos" are among the TV series with multiple nominations.
September 11, 1997 |
In "Excess Baggage," a lonely heiress on the edge (Alicia Silverstone) stages her own kidnapping to get her father's attention but instead attracts a sweet-natured car thief (Benicio Del Toro) who steals her car while she's hiding inside. (Rated PG-13) So what if mainstream movie critics panned nearly everything about this movie, from the acting to the concept? They undoubtedly are--how shall we say?--already on the far side of the hill from most of the audience.
December 14, 2000 |
Steven Soderbergh's complex drug thriller, "Traffic," was chosen best picture of the year Wednesday by the New York Film Critics Circle. "Traffic" received three major awards from the 34-member critics group. Soderbergh won best director for the ensemble film, as well as for his direction of the spring box-office hit "Erin Brockovich." Benicio Del Toro took home best supporting actor honors for his performance in "Traffic" as a Mexican cop who becomes embroiled in drug wars.
November 7, 2002 |
Everyone seems to be looking for his 15 minutes of fame through unscripted TV these days, but chances for success are slimmer than a toothpick -- in some cases as little as 1 in 50,000. Looking to beat the odds? You may want to check out "How to Land a Spot on Reality TV," a Nov. 19 class offered by the Learning Annex and moderated by Jim Dobson, a celebrity publicist whose clients include Benicio del Toro and Roseanne, as well as various unscripted-TV "stars."
April 12, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Tuesday. The process has begun to evict Nadya Suleman, aka Octomom, from her home, according to a report. ( Radar Online ) Police have recovered Nicolas Cage's stolen Superman comic book, Action Comics No. 1, which is worth more than a million bucks. If he gets it back, will we be spared from another terrible Nicolas Cage movie? ( Los Angeles Times ) Tickets for Prince's 21-night residency in Los Angeles go on sale Tuesday.
February 12, 2010
The Early Show Patti Stanger; Jessica Biel; Tim Love. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Michael Bublé performs. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Boyz II Men performs; author Andrea Wong. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Jessica Biel ("Valentine's Day"); chef Marcus Samuelsson. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Jeff Bridges; Katharine McPhee performs. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors Author David Zinczenko. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL The Bonnie Hunt Show Phil Keoghan; Gilles Marini; Noah Mills.
December 6, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Tuesday: Chewbacca is coming to "Glee. " ( Huffington Post ) Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean won big at the American Country Awards. ( MTV ) Rosie O'Donnell is engaged to girlfriend Michelle Rounds. ( Los Angeles Times ) Universal will unveil its plans for the new "Harry Potter" attraction in L.A. today. ( Los Angeles Times ) Bradley Cooper says "The Hangover III" may be set in L.A. ( New York Daily News )
July 14, 2004 |
It had the ingredients of a juicy Tinseltown courtroom spectacle: Actress Sharon Stone versus Mario Kassar and Andy Vajna, the star and producers of the 1992 erotic thriller "Basic Instinct." The tabloids might have dubbed the dispute "The Diva vs.