The first and most important stop on our road trip back to New York was Las Vegas. I'd never been before so the idea was to make a straight-edge gonzo piece about my first impressions of Sin City uninfluenced by drugs or alcohol, a sacrilegiously sterile homage to that beautiful man, Hunter S. Thompson, who I had the time, resources and spirit to emulate in my late teens, early twenties.
"Americans see themselves in the tunes, the melodies, and the lyrics of the Irish - and that comes across in the show. By embracing the Irish songbo...
Mom's favorite performance of the night was Joey Alexander, the 12 year old piano virtuoso -- the evening's youngest nominee, and the only one to score a perfect "10" from both of us.
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival opened Wednesday night with long lines, heightened security and enthusiastic attendance. The Opening N...
It's unfortunate in the past two years there've been none in the four acting races, but the omissions belie a number of factors and, if there is criticism to be directed, it should not be the Motion Picture Academy.
With the holiday season fully upon us, there's bound to be stress, mess, and excess to deal with. A new video is making the rounds for Febreze's new h...
The model turned perfumer Annick Goutal, a legend of the scent world, once wrote "perfume is the music of my dream." Perhaps there is no other art that brings us back to a place and time quite like the olfactory art and yet perfume isn't limited to memories alone.
"I have a feeling Black Mass will be very different. It's based on the first non-fiction book written about this saga. It proclaims itself to be based on a true story, so I'm sure a lot more research has gone into making it as accurate as possible."
Johnny Depp leads an impressive ensemble cast in this well-made story about not only Whitey Bulger, but the FBI agents who empowered his reign as Boston's crime boss for two decades.
Along with founding member Cooper, the crew included Lennon, Morrison, and Keith Moon. It consisted of rockers who lived near the Strip and those passing through town while on tour.
Before Katy Perry was a pop superstar, she was a Christian music singer who dropped out of high school at 15 to pursue her dream. Despite her success -- three studio albums, with her fourth expected in 2016 -- she regrets dropping out and later got her GED.
The highest-grossing movie franchises measure their earnings in the billions of dollars -- and that is often just from the box office ticket sales. Here is a look at some of the most successful 17 film franchises in history based on domestic gross box office earnings reported by Box Office Mojo.
In classic Hollywood style, everything old is new again. They say the book is always better than the movie, but I'm of the mind that nothing's better than experiencing your favorite stories first on the page and again on the big screen.
So which celebrities have desired ancestry? To whom can George Clooney, Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker and others trace their roots?
Johnny Depp's 37-acre estate in the South of France is on the market for the first time since the superstar actor bought the hameau, or small village, in 2001. After many years spent restoring and enjoying the early-19th-century buildings Depp has listed the property.
What do little me have in common with a whole bunch of celebrities? Well, let me tell you a little bit about me, and then I'll give you the answer. O...