Lauren Bacall had one condition when the Fashion Institute of Technology wrote recently to ask if it could turn hundreds of personal garments she donated into an exhibition about her style.
"She said, 'Yes, it's fine, as long as it's high-quality — Diana Vreeland style,'" recalled Valerie Steele, director of The Museum at FIT.Full Story
In its third incarnation, "The Expendables" has become, well, expendable.
Despite some ruthless new tactics, there's no saving "The Expendables 3," the overpopulated third outing of Sylvester Stallone's all-star action ensemble.Full Story
Call it Golden Globes Lite. Only instead of trophies, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association handed out nearly $2 million in grants to nonprofit groups.
The organization behind the annual Golden Globe Awards drew on its boozy dinner model to present the donations Thursday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, with stars including Morgan Freeman, Sofia Vergara, Kerry Washington, Channing Tatum and Robert Pattinson dining together before appearing onstage to accept the grants.Full Story
Hollywood actor Robin Williams, found dead this week after an apparent suicide, was suffering from depression and the early stages of Parkinson's disease, his wife said Thursday.
The beloved comedian's personal assistant found Williams hanging from his belt in a bedroom of his California home on Monday, sparking speculation about his long public battle with addiction.Full Story
Veteran British singer Cliff Richard on Thursday strongly denied allegations of sexual impropriety after police investigating an historic claim of abuse against a boy searched one of his properties.
The 73-year-old, a pop star since the 1950s who won fame with songs such as "Devil Woman" and "Living Doll", said the allegations were "completely false".Full Story
Robin Williams's death has confronted Hollywood once more with the troubles haunting some of its stars, despite the movie industry's efforts to improve mental health support for its employees.
The list of stars who took own lives or succumbed to addiction is long, and includes Philip Seymour Hoffman, Heath Ledger, Brittany Murphy, River Phoenix, Judy Garland and Marilyn Monroe.Full Story
Five years after his death, Michael Jackson is back with a new video that breaks new ground by premiering on Twitter.
The late King of Pop -- who pioneered music videos in the 1980s with the advent of MTV -- had written the song "A Place With No Name" with loose inspiration of the 1972 folk rock classic "A Horse With No Name" by the band America.Full Story
It was almost 20 years ago, and actor Jeff Bridges was searching for a movie project that would be a family affair — one in which he could direct his father, Lloyd, and that his children, then around middle-school age, would want to see.
An entry in a children's book catalog caught his eye. "It had a picture of this old grizzled guy on the cover. And I said, 'Oh, Dad could do that!'"Full Story
A judge says Chris Brown has been doing well and following his probation rules since his release from jail in June.
The Grammy-winning R&B singer appeared in a Los Angeles court Wednesday for a progress report.Full Story
A whiff of jasmine, cigarette smoke and the furtive shadow of a cat darting across the silver screen --summertime in Greece means open-air cinema, a well-loved tradition for nearly a century.
In the projection room of "Palas" ("Palace"), one of Athens' oldest movie theaters in the middle-class district of Pangrati, second-generation owner Matthaios Potagas is a whirl of motion that belies his gaunt 86-year-old frame and white beard.Full Story