July 11, 2008 |
"Death Defying Acts" is far more diverting and well crafted than its promotion-free release campaign might suggest. Then again, for a film largely based on the notion that "nothing is what it seems," such lowered expectations may actually work in its favor.
February 17, 2010
The Early Show 7 a.m. KCBS Today Skiing rivals compete. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Leonardo DiCaprio; k.d. lang performs; Gayle King; author Alexandra Penney. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Michelle Williams; Christoph Waltz. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Carey Mulligan; director James Cameron; Victoria Beckham. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors The benefits of water. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tracy Morgan; Danica Patrick.
December 14, 2007 |
The iPod generation -- led by three young stars of the period film "Atonement" -- will be well represented among the nominees parading along the red carpet at the Golden Globes in January. Thursday's nominations include 12 performers in movies and television younger than 30.
March 27, 2013 |
Actress Diane Kruger is considered one of the world's most well-dressed women. She makes a statement just about every time she walks a red carpet. Kruger, who stars opposite Max Irons and Saoirse Ronan in "The Host," has been busily promoting the new film, which is set to hit theaters Friday. She is proving once again she's the fashion-forward trendsetter to watch this season. For the film's L.A. premiere, Kruger opted for a black dress with floral appliques and sheer side panels from the Thakoon Spring 2013 collection.
November 5, 2013 |
Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" may be hitting theaters after awards season ends, but the film has landed a different kind of honor: It will open the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival. The Fox Searchlight film will kick off the European event next February, a few weeks before its theatrical debut in the U.S. on March 7. Anderson's last picture, "Moonrise Kingdom," launched at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012, but both his " The Royal Tenenbaums " and " The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou " have played in competition at Berlin in years past.
October 16, 2010
SERIES Fix This Kitchen: In the premiere of this new series, chef Georges Perrier helps a family frustrated by an antiquated kitchen (10 a.m. A&E). Iconoclasts: Hugh Jackman and Jean-Georges Vongerichten are profiled in this new episode (9 p.m. Sundance). Lottery Changed My Life: The jackpot takes a family of eight from foreclosure to a multi-million dollar mansion in this new episode (9 p.m. TLC). Auctioneer$: In this new episode Jason showcases an authentic buggy, complete with a horse drawing it (10 p.m. TLC; a second new episode follows at 10:30 p.m.)
February 26, 2012
SUNDAY Will the nearly silent "The Artist" become the first "silent" film to win the Oscar for best picture since the 1927 silent film "Wings" won the very first Oscar for best picture? Find out when Billy Crystal hosts "The 84th Annual Academy Awards. " (ABC, 5:30 p.m.) 1944's "To Have and Have Not" is the tale of an old rummy (Walter Brennan) who seeks an answer to the eternal question, "Was you ever bit by a dead bee?" There's also some romantic nonsense involving Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.
January 16, 2010 |
"Avatar" won a record-breaking six Critics' Choice Movie Awards on Friday night, but it was the independent Iraq war drama "The Hurt Locker" took home the best picture honors from the Broadcast Film Critics Assn. Kathryn Bigelow also won as director of the harrowing ensemble war film. "The Hurt Locker," which is nominated for best picture and director at Sunday's Golden Globes, has received the lion's share of critics' awards, including honors from the L.A. Film Critics Assn.