May 18, 2012 |
"What to Expect When You're Expecting"is essentially the Hallmark card version of the sage, saucy and very specific how-to bestseller by Heidi Murkoff. The movie's sentimental squibs on pregnancy merely skim the surface scratched so thoroughly by the book. As Murkoff knew and mined so well, there is a lot of nature-made comedy to be found in the discomforts of distended bodies, raging hormones and altered relationships. There is also pathos and pain, especially for couples who can't conceive.
May 11, 2012 |
As befits a movie filled with explosions and visual effects spectacle, “Battleship” director-producer Peter Berg rolled up to the film's U.S. premiere Thursday in a “shredder,” modeled after aliens' powerful metal machines in the movie. Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Rihanna and others in the cast didn't make quite that grand an entrance but were welcomed with plenty of cheers from the crowd flanking the blue carpet - especially the hip-hop artist, whose fans constantly shouted “Ri-Ri!
October 7, 2011 |
SIGHTINGS: Julianne Hough, Julie Benz, Autumn Reeser and Kym Johnson hitting a swanky dinner at Chateau Marmont to celebrate Samantha Harris' "Samantha" denim collection for DL1961 * Kevin Connolly and Bryan Greenberg tossing back drinks at the Sayers Club, on the heels of a visit from apl.de.ap and will.i.am * Chinatown's Gin Ling Lane taken over for the launch of video game Rage, with a performance by the Black Keys, hosted by Charlize Theron....
September 16, 2011 |
Sure, the screen is small, but wait until you see the bar tab. With Sunday's prime-time Emmy Awards, the annual celebration of television and its humble efforts, comes the inevitability of Champagne-soaked celeb parties. Be it the hot young things of "Glee" gallivanting at the Los Angeles Convention Center's West Hall or the seriously funny anchors of Comedy Central cavorting in Hollywood, here's a handy guide to fetes that will host Emmy's big winners. And lots of nominees … because it's an honor just to be included, right?
July 22, 2011 |
Mixed in with all the storm troopers and caped crusaders at this weekend's Comic-Con in San Diego , you are also certain to find a good number of Hollywood celebrities. Yes, sometimes they'll be tucked away behind a very tough velvet rope, but here is a list of some of the weekend's hottest star parties. Camp Playboy: As a salute to fanboys and a vintage take on summer, Playboy will construct a fairground on 6th Street come Friday evening, where chosen ones will enjoy croquet, horseshoes, bonfires and a zipline — all around a lake shaped like the brand's signature bunny.
June 26, 2011 |
Celebrities gathered en masse on the lawn of Veterans Affairs campus for "A Time for Heroes," a June 12 benefit for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. As the day's heroes, the stars, including Ashlee Simpson, Ashley Tisdale, Olivia Munn, Laila Ali, Mira Sorvino, Eva La Rue, Angus T. Jones, Melissa Rivers and Zachary Levi, mingled among guests and manned carnival-style booths. Chad Michael Murray of "One Tree Hill" supervised a rock-climbing wall, while Tatyana Ali of "The Young and the Restless" helped youngsters string beads.