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?
November 19, 2008 |
As George Costanza, the balding bumbler on "Seinfeld," Jason Alexander was all about bringing the funny. But in tonight's episode of "Criminal Minds," the actor is all about bringing the pain. The latest installment of the CBS procedural features Alexander in dramatic makeover mode, portraying a deranged professor who claims to have killed several women and who puts a terrified mother in peril as part of his personal vendetta against serial killer profiler David Rossi (Joe Mantegna).
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March 27, 2010 |
The showdown at a Malibu beach two years ago looked like a Frankie Avalon movie gone very wrong. A dozen paparazzi were huddled on the sand -- angling for a shot of famously bare-chested celeb Matthew McConaughey -- when suddenly they were confronted by a pack of local surfers. "Let's go!" shouted one surfer. "We'll draw a line in the beach, and we'll fight for the beach. If you guys win, you can have the beach." A fight broke out, and L.A. prosecutors charged two of the surfers with misdemeanor battery.
November 2, 2002 |
Director Michael Bay and his stunner girlfriend Lisa Dergan worked their way through the crushing, costumed crowd -- a human nightstand, a flock of French maids, a towering Anna Nicole Smith -- to a series of "interactive rooms" where scantily clad porn actors entertained passers-by with suggestive antics. Out in the back parking lot, the Lakers' Rick Fox (as Santa Claus), hip-hop artist Shaggy (as himself) and Tori Spelling (as a genie?
July 10, 2002 |
The Fourth of July holiday week traditionally prompts a plunge in TV viewing levels to their annual nadir, and the latest edition was no exception, with CBS riding reruns of its Sunday and Monday lineups to ratings victory, based on viewing estimates issued Tuesday by Nielsen Media Research.
July 30, 2010
SERIES Dangerous Encounters With Brady Barr: Brady plunges into the Sea of Cortez in a bid to find a Humboldt squid — a deep-sea predator with a 7-foot tentacle span that is strong enough to pull a fisherman from his boat — and fitting it with a Crittercam in this new episode (6 and 9 p.m. National Geographic). Friday Night Lights: Tensions in town run high as the Panthers-Lions game approaches, but Coach (Kyle Chandler) has bad news for Luke (Matt Lauria), and Tami (Connie Britton)
May 14, 2002 |
Having struggled fruitlessly to establish sitcoms on Sunday nights, the WB network will move its comedy lineup to Thursdays opposite NBC's sitcom block in the fall, while shifting the established dramas "Charmed" and "Angel" to Sundays.