November 6, 2001 |
We know that demonically seductive "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" can carry an hour by smoothly mingling humor, action and poignancy. But can it carry a tune? You'll find out tonight when this unique series, still endearing, smart and effortlessly witty after relocating to UPN from the WB, presents a musical that becomes the hour's plot. One moment Sarah Michelle Gellar's benevolent and resourceful Buffy is saving the world, the next singing and dancing.
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November 8, 2001 |
With a touch of Tinseltown pageantry, organizers of the 70th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade went out of their way Wednesday to say that the two-mile procession will go on as scheduled Nov. 25 despite security concerns after the East Coast terrorist attacks.
April 1, 2007 |
A few of Rita Wilson's famous friends -- Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, Sandra Oh, Arianna Huffington, Allison Janney, Nia Vardalos, Rob Reiner and Kate Capshaw -- showed up to see her in the new play "Distracted" at the Mark Taper Forum last Sunday. Her hubby, 1. Tom Hanks, did a quick paparazzi pose, and 2. Steven Spielberg stopped long enough to sign a few autographs on the way in. Fashion Week party people -- L.A. Fashion Week is way more than back-to-back runway shows.
May 27, 2005 |
A poetic fable that takes a subtle approach to an explosive subject, Gregg Araki's "Mysterious Skin" takes the viewer to bucolic Hutchinson, Kan., where one fateful sunny day two 8-year-olds are playing in a Little League game. Dark-haired, self-confident Neil (Chase Ellison), the star player, has become aware that he is different and that the immediate object of his attraction is the team's coach (Bill Sage).
June 10, 2007 |
FIRST 1. Eva Longoria held hands with fiance Tony Parker down the red carpet at the National Council for La Raza's ALMA Awards on June 1 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, and then she was off shaking it with last season's "Dancing With the Stars' " runner-up, Mario Lopez. The "Desperate Housewife" showed off more than a dozen gowns by Latino designers throughout the night, which celebrated artistic achievement in the Latino community and featured a set by 2. Prince and Sheila E. But 3.
October 1, 2000 |
In true Hollywood form, several older series will be getting face lifts this fall with an infusion of new characters, big-name guest stars and plot twists. Former bad boys Charlie Sheen and Robert Downey Jr. are joining comedies, while Oscar-winning Sally Field will check into "ER." Though the presidential debates could shift some planned premieres, below is a look at what's in store for your favorite series.
January 21, 2007 |
DUSTIN HOFFMAN not only plays a rouged and bewigged 18th century Parisian nose in "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer," he was also a guest at the Chateau Marmont's tres exclusive dinner party Jan. 11 -- hosted by "Factory Girl" star Sienna Miller -- to launch Les Exclusifs de Chanel, a new collection of couture fragrances. 1. It takes a pretty strong ego to do a Mini-Me pose with Amazonian beauty Cameron Diaz, showing off her Chanel mini-dress, new black hair and rejiggered nose.
September 23, 2009 |
In its first season without "ER," NBC is mounting two new medical shows. Neither focuses on doctors, however, which some may consider a relief. (I try not to focus on doctors myself.) "Trauma," which begins next week, is about EMTs in San Francisco; "Mercy," which begins tonight, follows a group of Jersey City nurses whose often messy private lives are interrupted regularly by their often thankless jobs. Haughty patient: "Nurses! What are you good for anyway?" Nurse Veronica: "Well, we do try to keep the doctors from killing you."