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Contemporary Artist Takes Aim at Wellness Culture for L.A. Exhibition: "Art Can Be a…

Hosted by Wilshire Boulevard gallery Sprüth Magers, it's not true!!! stop lying! runs from Feb. 28-April 27.

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Contemporary Artist Takes Aim at Wellness Culture for L.A. Exhibition: “Art Can Be a Shift in Perception”

Wellness, self-help and “woo woo” culture are the backbone of Nora Turato’s new exhibition so, naturally, it brings the contemporary artist to Los Angeles for her first West Coast outing. Hosted by Wilshire Boulevard gallery Sprüth Magers, it’s not true!!! stop lying! runs from Feb. 28-April 27, and finds Turato playing with words and phrases […]

Rambling Roundup: Ridley Scott’s Very Expensive Roman Holiday

Ridley Scott’s Very Expensive Roman Holiday With accidents on the set, complaints about animal abuse and now reports that the production went wildly over budget, sources tell Rambling Reporter that Ridley Scott’s long-anticipated Gladiator sequel is leaving Paramount execs feeling a bit like Joaquin Phoenix’s Emperor Commodus — “terribly vexed.” Initially budgeted at $165 million, sources […]

Rambling Reporter: James Woods’ Nuclear Secrets and Madeo’s $8 Sip Surcharge

James Woods’ Nuclear Secrets By Christopher Nolan’s standards, Oppenheimer couldn’t be a more straightforward narrative. Scientist builds bomb. Bomb ends war. Government betrays scientist. But there is one part of the movie that has some viewers scratching their heads, and it’s right there in the opening credits: What the heck is James Woods’ name doing […]

Christian Bale to Shave Head to Play Frankenstein in Maggie Gyllenhaal’s Warner Bros. Film

Christian Bale will soon headed back to work…with a lot less hair. During an interview on Thursday in Palmdale, Calif. — where the Oscar winner led a groundbreaking for a 16-year passion project that will be a village of homes where foster siblings can live under one roof — The Hollywood Reporter asked Bale what’s next […]

Rambling Reporter: Why Halle Berry’s Netflix Film ‘The Mothership’ Got Axed

Halle Berry Goes Down With The Mothership It didn’t set off nearly the online uproar as did Warner Bros.’ decision to dynamite its $70 million Coyote vs. Acme action-animation hybrid, but another high-profile movie was recently, much more quietly, dumped. Netflix has grounded The Mothership, a Halle Berry sci-fi thriller directed by Oscar-nominated Bridge of […]

Mystery Solved: Sydney Sweeney Was Telling the Truth About Being Employed at Universal Studios

The Internet demands to know: did Sydney Sweeney fabricate parts of her inspiring backstory? Let’s rewind. In November, the 26-year-old actress and budding producer graced the cover of Women’s Health to promote a starring role opposite Glen Powell in the romantic comedy Anyone But You. Writer Lindsay Geller recapped Sweeney’s humble beginnings as a teenager […]

Shannen Doherty Blasts Alyssa Milano Again Over ‘Charmed’ Ordeal: “There Is No Revisionist History”

The saga of what really happened on the set of Charmed has another new chapter. Buckle up, it’s a lot of back and forth. Shannen Doherty, Rose McGowan and Holly Marie Combs sat side by side on the main stage at MegaCon Orlando on Sunday. As the panel came to a close, Doherty pulled out a cellphone […]

Grammys: Killer Mike Arrested, Taylor Swift Comforts Ice Spice and 12 Things the Cameras Missed

The Grammy Awards made history on Sunday night as women dominated the big categories in a clean sweep, with Taylor Swift winning album of the year, Billie Eilish for song of the year, Miley Cyrus for record of the year and Victoria Monét for best new artist. By now, you may have read all those […]

Matthew Bourne’s ‘Romeo + Juliet’ Opens in L.A. to Tears, Cheers From Melissa McCarthy, Adam Shankman

Center Theatre Group presented the North American premiere of Matthew Bourne’s Romeo + Juliet on Wednesday evening, and when it ended, the entire Ahmanson Theatre audience was on its feet offering a standing ovation. After the dance company had taken final bows — with Paris Fitzpatrick’s Romeo and Monique Jonas’ Juliet receiving the love while […]

Is Josh Hawley a ‘Barbie’ Fan?

MAGA firebrand Josh Hawley is no stranger to political malfeasance — he’s the election-denying Missouri senator who famously raised a fist in support of the insurrectionists assembling on the morning of Jan. 6, then was caught on camera a few hours later desperately sprinting from those same rioters as they descended on the Capitol.  But […]

Rambling Reporter: Dave Chappelle “Punches Down” in ‘The Dreamer,’ Trace Lysette Jabs Back

After Dave Chappelle ‘Punches Down’ in The Dreamer, Trace Lysette Jabs Back On his new Netflix comedy special, The Dreamer, Dave Chappelle wades into familiar territory, making a handful of cracks about the trans community. He admits that he considered material about “handicapped” people instead, “but they’re not as organized as the gays, and I love punching […]

All the Stars Who Attended Kate Berlant’s One-Woman Show Opening Night at Pasadena Playhouse

The stars came out for Kate. Kate Berlant’s one-woman show with the one name title opened at the Pasadena Playhouse on Jan. 21, and the night featured a parade of bold-faced names in the 91101. Checking out the 75-minute production — written and performed by Berlant with direction by Bo Burnham — were Maya Rudolph, Molly Shannon, […]

Sundance: Why Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld Are in Park City for 2024 Festival

By Monday afternoon, the buzz hit Main Street: the Seinfelds have arrived at the Sundance Film Festival. The superstar comedian accompanied his wife, Jessica Seinfeld, to Park City for the world premiere of her Sundance documentary Daughters, held just after noon Monday at the Ray Theatre. And what an event it proved to be. “Daughters […]

How Malia Obama Spent Sundance: A Neon Party, Filmmaker Q&As and Too Short at Tao Park City

Malia Obama stepped onto a red carpet last week for the first time, with good reason. The former first daughter hit Park City for the Sundance Film Festival premiere of her short film The Heart, an 18-minute directorial debut that snagged a spot in the U.S. short fiction films program of the 2024 edition. The […]

Rambling Reporter: Selena Gomez Can’t Stop Quitting Instagram

Selena Gomez Can’t Seem to Quit Social Media “Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I’ve done it thousands of times.” The words of Mark Twain work surprisingly well when applied to Selena Gomez’s relationship with social media. The most followed woman on Instagram, fresh from a viral moment […]

Robert Downey Jr. Looks Like He’s Having More Fun Than Anyone This Awards Season

It’s barely mid-January, but Robert Downey Jr. is already proving to be MVP of awards season. Not only is the veteran actor picking up trophies left and right — he triumphed at the Golden Globes and the Critics Choice Awards for his turn as Lewis Strauss in Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer — he’s dishing out some […]