December 24, 2006 |
-- Elizabeth Snead * Warming up in the minors Hollywood's seemingly ceaseless small awards shows are good practice for young Oscar hopefuls. 2. At the Hollywood Life Breakthrough Awards on Dec. 14, "Little Children's" Patrick Wilson broke into song ("Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' ") when he won. 3. "The Devil Wears Prada" co-star Emily Blunt admitted that playing a spiteful, bossy fashion snob "wasn't a reach." 4.
September 24, 2006
Los Angeles playwright and TV writer Del Shores launched his theatrical career in the late 1980s, mining his roots as a closeted gay Southern Baptist from Texas to create such cult comedies as "The Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife," "Southern Baptist Sissies," "Sordid Lives" and "Daddy's Dyin' (Who's Got the Will?)" The latter two were made into independent films starring Beau Bridges.
February 22, 2011
The book "High on Arrival"; Glamour magazine's image survey; getting over retirement fears. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Kiefer Sutherland and Chris Noth; Max Weinberg; Clinton Kelly. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Rachael Ray Nick Jonas. (N) 9 a.m. KCBS Live With Regis and Kelly Kiefer Sutherland; Betty White. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Julie Benz; Jessica Hahn. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Talk Florence Henderson; Oliver Hudson. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS The Nate Berkus Show Dr. Mehmet Oz. (N)
April 5, 2013 |
EXCLUSIVE: Another horse looks to be joining the 2013-14 Oscar race. "The Dallas Buyers Club," the long-gestating AIDS drama starring Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, is close to a distribution deal with Focus Features, according to two people familiar with the discussions who were not authorized to talk about them publicly. The Universal Pictures specialty division is negotiating to pick up domestic and select international rights to the movie and would release it in the U.S. before the end of the year, the people said, positioning it and its actors for award consideration.
April 13, 2007 |
When is a detective story not a detective story? Answer: When it's writer-director Todd Robinson's measured take on his grandfather's real-life pursuit of the lovers Raymond Fernandez and Martha Beck, a notorious pair of killers of the late 1940s whose bloody spree left at least four women and one child dead.
December 4, 1997 |
The Scene: The smart people seemed to know that the action was in Westwood on Tuesday night for the premiere of Miramax's "Good Will Hunting," which filled the Mann's Bruin and overflowed into Mann's Plaza. This coming-of-age story about a juvenile delinquent with the IQ of an Einstein is directed by Gus Van Sant and stars Matt Damon, Ben Affleck (the two stars also wrote the script), Minnie Driver and Robin Williams. The event also served as a benefit for the American Film Institute.
October 7, 1998 |
What: "Without Limits" Where: Southland theaters First to the finish may well be the golden rule of track, but it is not always the best policy when it comes to making movies about track. In the runoff of the dueling Steve Prefontaine biopics, "Prefontaine" beat "Without Limits" to the big screen by more than a year, stirring a brief buzz of enthusiasm that ultimately faded upon reflection, leaving behind the aftertaste of not-quite-fulfilled potential.
July 29, 2007 |
Some of the men at the Decadestwo party July 18 went undercover to eye the vintage at the newly expanded store, which sells recent designer consignment. Eventually 1. Zachary Quinto sneaked a peek at the collections, which include Tom Ford-era YSL and Gucci. His "Heroes" costar 2. Ali Larter also showed love to one of her fave shops. Thirty Seconds to Mars bandmates 3.