Her 18kg weight loss isn't - insists Nia Vardalos - some plan to land herself in People magazine, amid Valerie Bertinelli, Melissa Joan Hart and myriad new celebrity mothers proving their moral and genetic superiority by dropping their baby weight within days of giving birth.
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Perfectly on time, through these shortest and coldest days of our year, the autumn- and winter-flowering camellia are putting on a colourful display.
The stars are not twinkling brightly this summer.
Screenwriter Steve Kloves, who, with the exception of The Order of the Phoenix, has adapted all the "Harry Potter" books for film, talks to Denise Martin, of The Los Angeles Times about the coming Half-Blood Prince
Former journalist Michael Connelly may have thought he'd left the tyranny of headlines behind. But as Bob Thompson, of The Washington Post found out, that wasn't necessarily so.
The director responsible for the first Transformers instalment has lit the fuse again, as Geoff Boucher, of the Los Angeles Times, reports.
Internet film review sites are extending their influence but should we care what they say? John Horn, of the Los Angeles Times reports.
The Hills, the MTV reality series supposedly following the life and times of rich Californian Lauren Conrad, isn't so much about her as it is about "Lauren Conrad on The Hills".
They are either the creative driving force behind cinema or its gatekeepers. John Horn, of the Los Angeles Times, talks to the producers.
Bradley Cooper has the look of a perfect cad: collared shirt unbuttoned one notch further than the average fellow, dirty blond hair in waves that do not betray any trace of a comb, lounged oh-so casually with an elbow on the back of his chair at the Ritz-Carlton.
If your channel surfing abruptly halts due to a sudden desire to get the inside dirt on the Baldwin brothers or the latest Hollywood crime spree, you've likely stumbled upon an episode of E! True Hollywood Story.
A lost gem of '70s TV has been resurrected for the big screen. It's a second coming for the original ideas men. Geoff Boucher, of the Los Angeles Times, reports.
It's one thing to be drenched in dinosaur urine or chased across the desert by a giant, clawed carnivore, but the true test of the modern action-comedy star is whether he can play through pain - the unscripted variety.
The fabled granddaddy of Americana is dusting the rust from his legacy and boxing it up anew, for posterity's sake, reports Randy Lewis, of the Los Angeles Times.
General Motors Corp filed for bankruptcy protection in a Manhattan courtroom yesterday, a step United States President Barack Obama characterised as painful but necessary to "give this iconic American company a chance to rise again".
French featured at the Festival de Cannes when the world's most prestigious film event handed out its awards this week.
The economics of their situation are featuring prominently for American women considering abortion, reports Kimi Yoshino, of the Los Angeles Times.