Brad Pitt

A botlle of Miramar 2013 is pictured in Paris, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Brangelina wine sequel called ‘mouthwatering’

PARIS (AP) — The latest Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie sequel is being described as powerful and elegant with a “mouthwatering finish.” These raves don’t appear in movie publications — they’re from Decanter magazine’s review of the […]

02/05/2014

"Flower Girl," a stencil on a massive brick wall by popular street artist Banksy, fetched more than $200,000 at a Beverly Hills auction on Thursday Dec. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon,File)

Banksy mural fetches $209K at Beverly Hills auction

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A mural stenciled on the side of a Hollywood gas station five years ago by the British street artist Banksy has fetched more than $200,000 at a Beverly Hills auction. […]

12/07/2013

"Flower Girl," a stencil on a massive brick wall by popular street artist Banksy, is displayed in a warehouse in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Reed Saxon,File)

Banksy mural fetches $209K at California auction

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A mural stenciled on the side of a Hollywood gas station five years ago by the British street artist Banksy has fetched more than $200,000 at a Beverly Hills auction. […]

12/06/2013

Recording artist Adam Levine (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)

Adam Levine named People’s ‘sexiest man alive’

NEW YORK (AP) — People has spoken and its named Adam Levine the “sexiest man alive” of 2013, the magazine announced Tuesday. The 34-year-old is the lead singer of the group Maroon 5 and a […]

11/19/2013

Boxer MIke Tyson backstage during HBO's Summer 2013 TCA panel at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/ Chris Pizzello, Invision)

Think you really know Mike Tyson? Think again

Mike Tyson’s life story is the gift that keeps giving. And giving. And giving. At one time he was the baddest man on the planet, a heavyweight champion who terrorized anyone who got in his […]

11/07/2013

‘Monsters’ top box office; beat zombies, Superman

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pair of good-natured monsters overcame Superman and a zombie apocalypse at theaters over the weekend. Disney’s “Monsters University” topped the box office, opening with $82.4 million in ticket sales. The […]

06/24/2013

Actor Brad Pitt (AP Photo)

Brad Pitt tries to build a better blockbuster

NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Pitt wanted to build a better blockbuster. During the years Hollywood shifted toward increasingly bigger spectacles and superhero tentpoles, one of the movies’ biggest stars largely stayed on the sidelines, […]

06/19/2013

Cote de Provence rose wine bottle, produced by Miraval, owned by Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. (AP Photo)

Wally’s Wine sold to GUESS brothers and store president

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The brothers behind the fashion plate GUESS and the wine expert who brought Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Miraval Rose to Los Angeles have bought long-standing Wally’s Wine & Spirits. Maurice […]

06/18/2013

Illusion Inudstries

Todd Tucker and Ron Halvas on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Todd Tucker and Ron Halvas, the co-founders of Illusion Industries, a special effects makeup studio that provides productions the finest in prosthetic makeup, animatronics, puppets, specialty costumes and design. Their work has been featured in a wide variety of films ranging from “Watchmen,” “The Passion of the Christ” and “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” to more recent productions including “The Smurfs,” “The Iceman,” and “GI Joe: Retaliation.”

05/15/2013

Actor Brad Pitt (AP Photo)

Pitt says it was important for Jolie to go public

NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Pitt says it was important for his partner, Angelina Jolie, to share her story about having her breasts removed to avoid cancer “and that others would understand it doesn’t have […]

05/15/2013

Actress Angelina Jolie (AP Photo)

Jolie: From girl with tattoo to woman with a cause

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In her bad girl days, Angelina Jolie’s body was a billboard for tattoos that said such things as “Billy Bob.” Now she’s sharing intimate details of her anatomy to help women […]

05/15/2013

Actress Angelina Jolie (AP Photo)

Jolie admired for bravery in mastectomy revelation

NEW YORK (AP) — “I hope that other women can benefit from my experience,” Angelina Jolie wrote in a powerful op-ed article Tuesday, explaining her decision to go public with having her breasts removed to […]

05/14/2013

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