This originally appeared in L.A. Weekly BY CHRISTINA MCDOWELL I hate to be the bearer of bad news, dear Kings of Hollywood, but you have been conned. Let me introduce myself. My name is Christina McDowell, formerly Christina Prousalis. I am the daughter of Tom Prousalis, a man the Washington Pos ... More >>
Julia Roberts could have done Blind Side, but opted for Valentine's Day instead. Jack Nicholson was offered the role of Michael Corleone, but felt it was an offer he could refuse. Michelle Pfeiffer didn't want to be Clarice Starling, and Jeremy Irons pooh poohed the part of Hannibal Lecter, both t ... More >>
You know, pupils that make you go "Meow." Here are the fiercest of the litter.
Today, excitable Long Island-raised rap firebrand Flavor Flav will open his House Of Flavor restaurant in Las Vegas. The restaurantwhich will have fried chicken and something called a "red velvet waffle" on the menuis Flav's second attempt to break into the food world, following the di ... More >>
Johnny Depp still hasn't seen The Tourist and neither has anyone else, but that's long been demoted to a footnote in his otherwise jazzy career. The chameleon-like voice of Rango has just applied his scissorhands to the part of Barnabas Collins in Dark Shadows, the Tim Burton-directed re-creation o ... More >>
"Reality rap" was once a phrase invoked by gangsta rappers to defend their music against moral outcry from the mainstream media and pesky suburban dwellers. These days, the term largely refers to the slew of emcees lining up to star in their own TV shows. While Boogie Down Productions associa ... More >>
What the networks don't ask the poster boy of the movement against "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," he's happy to tell.
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. How to Be a Business Superhero Author: Venture capitalist Sean Wise Date: 2008 Discove ... More >>
Its magic at the Sunshine
Movie musical of the musical of the movie is nowhere near divine
The trailer's exciting. If that's not your thing, then try Hairspray. It grows on you.
Too hot to deal? Take shelter in the cool and dark of the matinee.
Kitty litter: Armed with bullwhip and skimpy leather catsuit, Berry coughs up a hairball
Sinbad and the Order of the Phoenix
Spader on Spader
The Many Sides of Indie Film's Newest Siren
The Starmaking Machinery Behind the Popular Gown
The Year in Princely Cock-Ups
A rundown of the season's movies handpicked for their potential wondrousness or probable woefulness.
The politics of dancing: what's behind the campaign to close the Limelight
A Winter Movie Preview
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