DiCaprio visits America's dark past in 'J. Edgar'

Feb 3, 2012

DiCaprio visits America's dark past in 'J. Edgar'

Leonardo DiCaprio admits that he didn’t hear much about the famously feared J. Edgar Hoover while he was growing up. That doesn’t stop him from making an astute observation: “The man was a troll.” He laughs as he continues: “You know how some people ...

Depp adds more gold to his treasure chest

May 20, 2011

Depp adds more gold to his treasure chest

Johnny Depp is wrestling with a monster. No, it’s not one of the numerous sea monsters from “Pirates of the Caribbean” — it’s the franchise itself. As the world lines up to see the latest installment of the blockbuster series, “Pirates of the Caribbean: ...

Knightley learns about life from Ishiguro adaptation

Mar 23, 2011

Knightley learns about life from Ishiguro adaptation

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Keira Knightley, at age 26, has proven herself much more than just a pretty face. Born March 26, 1985, she requested a showbiz agent at age 3 — not all that surprising, considering that her father, Will Knightley, is an ...

Jolie acts out a teenage crush in 'The Tourist'

Feb 25, 2011

Jolie acts out a teenage crush in 'The Tourist'

“Of course I always wanted to work with Johnny Depp!” laughs Angelina Jolie. “What actress hasn’t? I’ve thought he was the coolest thing for years. I practically grew up with him and had such a crush on him in ‘Edward Scissorhands’!” Jolie has got ...

Greed is good again in 'Wall Street' sequel

Jan 28, 2011

Greed is good again in 'Wall Street' sequel

BEVERLY HILLS, California — After having announced a week earlier that he had beaten cancer, Michael Douglas took the stage at the Golden Globes awards ceremony in Beverly Hills, California, on Jan. 16 and was greeted with a warm round of applause. “There’s just ...

'The Social Network' wins friends among film critics

Jan 14, 2011

'The Social Network' wins friends among film critics

The Japanese tagline for “The Social Network” translates as “Genius, backstabber, dangerous guy, billionaire.” Probably not the kind of sentiment a website trying to connect friends wants to be associated with. However, for a film — it’s damn sexy. “The Social Network” is about ...

| Nov 26, 2010

Radcliffe, Watson prepare to graduate from Hogwarts

HOLLYWOOD, California — W hen asked about longtime “Harry Potter” costar Emma Watson, with whom he stars in the penultimate film of the blockbuster movie franchise, actor Daniel Radcliffe says: “She’s great. She’ll go far, professionally and educationally.” Radcliffe is referring to Watson’s current ...

Eat, pray, love, kiss and tell

| Sep 10, 2010

Eat, pray, love, kiss and tell

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Javier Bardem sounds almost as happy as he was the night he won the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for “No Country for Old Men” in 2008. No wonder. He is recently married, to fellow Spaniard and Oscar-winner Penelope Cruz ...