At age 50, Barbie is no longer what you would call a spring chicken. But she's still trying her hardest to stay hip.
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So how did Suri deal with the eye-patch? That would be Suri Cruise and her dad, Tom, who wears a black eye-patch in Valkyrie, a World War 2 thriller about a plot to assassinate Hitler.
Bruce Springsteen is the quintessential album-era rock star.
Kelly Clarkson has returned from her Persephone-like journey across the pop-goth River Styx on the excellent but commercially disappointing album My December with a shiny, streamlined new cut meant to break the speed limit up the charts.
When it hit stores last month, the fourth installment in the wildly popular Guitar Hero video game became a test of the game industry's ability to weather the broader economic storm.
The Sundance Film Festival's search for gifted young film-makers remains a constant, even after 25 years. Kenneth Turan, of the Los Angeles Times, meets two of this year's discoveries.
She might not have an Oscar yet, but Kate Winslet's career is the one to watch, writes Monica Hesse, of The Washington Post.
So who takes longer to get dressed? That's a no-brainer when the choice lies between Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway, the two young actresses who play best friends turned battling bridezillas in the new film Bride Wars.
The real honour roll at Hogwarts Academy in the Harry Potter films has nothing to do with child wizards and their magical aptitude:
Since its inception, the United States' leading entertainment juggernaut, American Idol, has redefined the landscape before it.
We are watching a lithe, beautiful assassin packing serious heat and a supreme sense of cool as she teaches a nervous young man how to shoot.
One of the conundrums facing anyone who makes music for a living is that live music frequently isn't. Truly alive, that is.
Everyone's been writing about which films will enter the magic circle when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces its best-picture nominations next week,
When Zoe Kazan was preparing to play saucy young secretary Maureen Grube in Revolutionary Road
From electronically-enhanced vocals to a "peanut butter pudding surprise", the Los Angeles Times' pop music staff reflects on the genre's most memorable moments of 2008.
Corruption is an everyday experience for millions of Chinese.
The downfall of Soviet Communism took 70 years, but Chinese Democracy appears to be in jeopardy after just two weeks.
I am not now nor have I ever been a 13-year-old girl, but Twilight made me wish I could be, at least for a couple of hours, the better to appreciate a movie that has been targeted at that demographic with the delicious specificity of a laser weapon.
Let's say you're a man with a mullet. And what you really want is a woman who wants a man with a mullet.
It was dark and drizzling when screenwriter Justin Marks did what many in Hollywood have fantasised about during their bleakest career moments: he attacked his agent with a chainsaw.