By Nestor U. Torre
The original “Wizard of Oz” movie starring Judy Garland is one of the film gems we’ve watched over and over through the years. So, when we heard that Sam Raimi was megging its “prequel,” “Oz the Great and Powerful,” we wondered if the new film would measure up to the vaulting achievement of the original production. After all, it had it all—great visuals, imaginative storytelling, lovable characters, plus Garland’s endearing portrayal and musical numbers. —Why remake or “prequel” it at all?
By Ruben V. Nepales
Over the years that we’ve interviewed filmmaker Sam Raimi, he came across as an earnest, almost formal man who was always dressed in a suit with a neck or bow tie. In our recent talk with the director of three “Spider-Man” movies and the “Evil Dead” series, he surprised us by being very quotable.
A 27-year-old man was ordered Tuesday to spend six months in a live-in rehabilitation center for stalking Hollywood actress Mila Kunis, as well as to keep away from the “Black Swan” star.
Prosecutors have charged a man with stalking Mila Kunis and violating a restraining order that was issued after he broke into a vacant condo owned by the actress.
A US marine described his dream date with Mila Kunis on Monday, calling the Hollywood star “down to earth” — and revealing the pair danced to the 1980s hit “(I’ve had the) Time of My Life.”
By Nestor U. Torre
“Friends with Benefits” is an interestingly trendy film, because it identifies a new wrinkle in the times’ social and sexual fabric – friends who’ve had their hearts broken in the past and now rely on their best buddies of the opposite sex, not just for friendship and emotional support, but also for sex – without [...]
LOS ANGELES—Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis have accepted YouTube invitations from two US Marines, one serving in Afghanistan, to accompany them to military balls. Singer-turned-actor Timberlake and “Black Swan” star Kunis are having fun with the invitations by a male and female Marine, which went viral on the video-sharing site. “Marines have a lot of [...]
LOS ANGELES—Hollywood stars Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis have accepted YouTube invitations from two US marines, one serving in Afghanistan, to accompany them to military balls. And singer-turned-actor Timberlake and “Black Swan” star Kunis are having fun with the invitations by a male and female Marine, which went viral on the video-sharing site last week. [...]