July 25, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Monday: Fans are remembering Amy Winehouse, the soulful singer known for her beehive hair, kohl-lined eyes and run-ins with rehab, who died over the weekend at age 27. ( Los Angeles Times ) Singer and "The Smurfs" star Katy Perry weighs in on the loss of Winehouse but is grateful that husband Russell Brand is "clean and sober. " ( ABC ) The not-so-special relationship: "Captain America" beat "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 2" at the weekend box office, grossing an estimated $65.8 million.
December 22, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday. R. Kelly says he is ready to film 32 new chapters of his infamous melodrama hip-hopera series, "Trapped in the Closet. " All he needs is a little funding. ( TMZ ) "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" is already doing well at the box office. Look out, "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" -- the No. 2 spot is up for grabs. ( Los Angeles Times) Josh Krajcik sings a duet with Alanis Morissette during the final performance episode of "The X Factor.
June 6, 2012 |
Charlie Sheen has a job again. And he's pals with ex-wife Denise Richards again. And he's drinking again. But the best news? He's no longer in "total denial. " There's "winning," and then there's winning. "Clearly, a guy gets fired, his relationships are in the toilet, he's off on some ... tour, there's nothing 'winning' about any of that," he tells Rolling Stone , a magazine whose cover he'd coveted since age 14. "I mean, how does a guy who's obviously quicksanded, how does he consider any of it a victory?
June 28, 2012 |
When "Madea's Witness Protection" opens this weekend, Hollywood observers may think they know exactly what to expect. The film is the 13th released by Lionsgate and written, produced, directed by and/or starring Tyler Perry, and the seventh featuring his trademark cross-dressing Madea character. But "Witness Protection" marks a first: Never before has a Tyler Perry movie been released during the high-stakes summer movie season, which is traditionally packed with big-budget tent poles.
June 13, 2012 |
Just over a year ago, Charlie Sheen had been fired from his hit sitcom"Two and a Half Men," had become a regular on national news programs ranting about tiger blood, smoking crack and, of course, winning. Oh, and he was wrapping up his "Violent Torpedo of Truth Tour. " Now he's doing publicity for his comeback show"Anger Management,"which debuts on FX later this month, and it seems like he's the same old Charlie. Sheen is gracing the cover of Rolling Stone and is also the subject of a lengthy profile in the New York Times . In both articles he shows little remorse for his bad-boy ways, which include an arrest for assaulting his now-ex-wife and numerous other run-ins with the law. “They knew what they were getting.
July 26, 2011
The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Denise Richards; Steve Carell and Julianne Moore; NASCAR's Jeff Gordon; Natalie Cole and Gregg Allman. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Kris Jenner. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Live With Regis and Kelly Steve Carell; Ray Davies performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Denise Richards; Tim Robbins and the Rogues Gallery Band. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Talk Kathy Baker; Aisha Tyler.
June 11, 2010 |
"Finding Bliss" is a modestly entertaining film that, er, strips away the rougher edges of the porn business to reveal a fairly conventional romantic heart. Writer-director Julie Davis ("Amy's Orgasm") draws on her own early Hollywood experiences to tell the good-natured story of Jody Balaban (Leelee Sobieski), an aspiring, if romantically — and sexually — challenged young filmmaker who falls into an editing job at porn company Grind Productions, which serves to open her eyes and heart to the world around her. Predictable?