• LAPD Sgt. Faces Firing for Leaking Daniele Watts' Arrest Tape: 'I've Got More Charges Against Me Than She Has'

    Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    Six weeks after responding to what he thought would be a routine lewd conduct call, Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Jim Parker is now in a world of trouble. “I've been placed in what's called the ‘penalty box.’ I can't wear a uniform, I can't be on patrol and I can have no civilian contact,” Parker told TheWrap Tuesday evening in a wide-ranging interview.

  • Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' Explodes at Intimate, First-Look Screening

    Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    An undeniable awards contender exploded onto a huge Imax screen for a select audience of Hollywood tastemakers and talent on Wednesday. “Interstellar,” by writer-director Christopher Nolan, has been held tightly under wraps and eagerly awaited, not least because the filmmaker (“Inception,” “The Dark Knight”) consistently works with big ideas on a vast visual canvas.

  • 'La Bamba' Star Elizabeth Pena Died from Alcohol Abuse

    Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    Elizabeth Pena -- who became famous playing Ritchie Valens' brother's baby mama in "La Bamba" -- died from complications from alcohol abuse, TMZ reports. According to the death certificate -- obtained by TMZ -- Pena suffered from cirrhosis of the liver "due to alcohol."  She had the disease for months, but it became acute shortly before her death. The death certificate says the 55-year-old had acute gastrointestinal bleeding hours before her death, which caused her heart to stop. Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2014/10/22/elizabeth-pena-cause-of-death-alcoholism-cirrhosis-heart-attack-dead/#ixzz3GxqBQmZq

  • Zoe Saldana Wants This Word To Disappear

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Zoe Saldana is all about voicing her thoughts, but there's one word the "Avatar" star says she's ready to retire. The first time mother-to-be visited The Queen Latifah Show on Tuesday to talk about her role in “The Book Of Life,” and discuss everything from equality to what it takes to be a “real man.”

  • Julie Bowen Sets The Record Straight About Abused Co-Star

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Julie Bowen wants to set the record straight about her young "Modern Family" co-star Sarah Hyland. Hyland made news in September after securing a restraining order against her abusive ex-boyfriend, Matthew Prokop. TMZ obtained documents that stated Hyland phoned Bowen in a panic, and Bowen then attempted to help broker peace between the young couple. After witnessing Prokop's abusive antics, Bowen reportedly told Hyland she should leave her home because she "wasn't safe."

  • Renee Zellweger Speaks Out: 'I'm Glad Folks Think I Look Different'

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Renee Zellweger is speaking out in light of the barrage of attention her new look has received after she stepped out at the 21st annual Elle Women In Hollywood Awards on Monday night. "I'm glad folks think I look different! I'm living a different, happy, more fulfilling life, and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows," the 45-year-old actress told People magazine.

  • Couple petition Disney for a Down Syndrome princess

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Disney princesses come from different races, even different species, if you count mermaids. But one California couple believes that heroes or heroines with special needs are underrepresented, and so they're petitioning Walt Disney Studios to create a Disney princess with Down Syndrome. Keston Ott-Dahl and her wife Andrea are mothers to 15-month old Delaney. The couple keeps a blog DelaneySkye.com which chronicles the experiences of raising a child with Down Syndrome and offers a place for other parents to leave personal stories. 

  • 4 of the best Nicholas Sparks love stories

    Sarah Bringhurst, OK.com | Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    We all love a good love story, and apparently no one can tell them better than Nicholas Sparks. With the latest release of "The Best of Me," here are some of the best love stories Sparks has brought to life.

  • Julianne Moore and Ellen Page's Lesbian Drama Barred From Shooting at Catholic School

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    A Catholic boys' school finds itself the subject of unwanted scrutiny after refusing to let Freeheld — a film in which Julianne Moore and Ellen Page play a lesbian couple — shoot on its campus. As first reported by BuzzFeed, a location manager had picked out Salesian High School in New Rochelle, New York, for a key scene in the fact-based movie, based on the 2007 documentary of the same name.

  • Renee Zellweger Is Now Completely Unrecognizable

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    It's safe to say Renee Zellweger's looking a little different these days, says etonline. The 45-year-old actress made an appearance at ELLE's 21st Annual Women In Hollywood Celebration in Beverly Hills, Calif. Monday night, and her nearly unrecognizable appearance is shocking to say the least. No, your eyes are not deceiving you -- this really is what the Bridget Jones' Diary star currently looks like.

  • 5 Plot Holes You Never Noticed In 'Star Wars'

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    May the forced plots be with you. Unless you actually grew up in a galaxy far, far away, you know what the deal is with "Star Wars." George Lucas originally created three movies in the '70s and '80s, and then went back to make the first three episodes of the saga in the '90s and '00s. This writing structure may have caused some questionable directions to the storyline, but that didn't matter too much: The movies were extremely successful, and "Star Wars" is cherished today as one of the greatest additions to American cultural canon. ("Episode VII" is due out on Dec. 18, 2015, the first part of a third "Star Wars" trilogy.)

  • Oscar de la Renta, Who Clothed Stars and Became One

    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Oscar de la Renta, the doyen of American fashion, whose career began in the 1950s in Franco’s Spain, sprawled across the better living rooms of Paris and New York, and who was the last survivor of that generation of bold, all-seeing tastemakers, died on Monday at his home in Kent, Conn. He was 82. His death was confirmed by his wife, Annette de la Renta. The cause was complications from cancer. Though ill with cancer intermittently for close to eight years, Mr. de la Renta was resilient. During that period his business grew by 50 percent, to $150 million in sales, as his name became linked to celebrity events like the Oscars. Amy Adams, Sarah Jessica Parker and Penélope Cruz were among the actresses who wore his dresses.

  • Director Francis Ford Coppola talks future of film at Oklahoma City Community College

    BY BRANDY MCDONNELL, Features Writer | Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Director Francis Ford Coppola talks future of film at Oklahoma City Community College.

  • Megan Mullally And Nick Offerman's Marriage Is Just As Good As We Imagined

    Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman play less-than-amicable exes on "Parks and Rec," but in real life they are one of Hollywood's most beloved couples. Mullally sat down with HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri on Thursday to talk about her enviable 11-year marriage. "We have an especially good relationship and we really get a kick out of each other," she said. "I really like him. I like being around him, I like talking to him, I like looking at him. I think he's funny, I think he's cute, he's really nice. And I think he thinks all those things about me."

  • Films with women leads are scarce, despite financial success at box office

    Joseph Peacock, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    From "The Hunger Games" to "Maleficent," women triumph at the box-office yet they are consistently underrepresented in movies. Key players are working to reverse this trend that has implications for both genders.

  • Misty Upham's father says she fell to her death trying to flee police

    Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Actress Misty Upham’s father, Charles Upham announced on a statement in Facebook that he believes his daughter died while trying to hide from the police,fox411 reports. "She did not commit suicide," Charles wrote. "We believe she ran into the wooded area behind her apartment to hide from the police. The area in question has a hidden drop off and evidence suggests that she slipped and fell off of the steep embankment when she tried to get out of a view from the road. She simply did not see the drop-off." Upham had been missing since October 6 when her body was discovered on Thursday at the bottom of a 150-ft embankment in Auburn, Washington. The actress who had appeared in “August: Osage County” and “Django Unchained” was 32.

  • Elwes' new book gives inside look at 'Princess Bride'

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Cary Elwes’ new book, “As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess Bride,” gives inside look at cult classic.

  • 'The Best of Me' saves Sparks' worst for last

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    “The Best of Me” is the latest adaptation of a novel by Nicholas Sparks novel, a man who seems determined to become the Michael Bay of romance.

  • A black and white Halloween: Classic suspense films

    Elizabeth Reid, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Five movies from the 1940s film-noir era that can tingle your spine and increase your pulse rate this Halloween.

  • Classic themes get a visual flair in 'Book of Life'

    Josh Terry, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    The Halloween season has already served up one macabre option for kids in the creepy Olde English quirk-fest “The Boxtrolls.” Now there’s a second option on the table, this time with a flair of south-of-the-border bravado.