To some, the Academy Awards are nothing more than a meaningless, self-indulgent spectacle. But to others, the Oscars are really an insipid, decadent pseudo-event. No matter what your opinion, the event produces a lot of Hollywood trivia.
In ‘Of Gods and Men,’ eight French monks living in the Algerian mountains choose humanity, not escape when faced with a chilling threat.
Filmed in Botswana, ‘The Last Lions’ is a haunting portrait of a mother defending her young.
Jerry Seinfeld has prevailed in a libel case, winning his First Amendment right to call a woman 'wacko' after suing his wife for what he calls 'vegetable plagiarism.' Jerry Seinfeld's attorney called the decision a victory for 'right of comedians to tell jokes.'
In 'Hall Pass,' two husbands plunge into chasing women after being granted a week off from their marriages by their wives in this crass comedy.
Montreal-based drama 'Heartbeats' is a modern take on the love triangle with a hipper twist.
Oscar predictions 2011: The Monitor's film critic Peter Rainer picks which movies, and which actors, should win in five major Oscar categories. Best picture, best director, best actor, best actress, and best documentary. Do you agree?
Creating a pillow that holds succulent plants is an easy gardening project that will dress up your porch or patio.
James Franco and Anne Hathaway are the youngest to have hosted the Oscars. The choice has people guessing: Why were Franco and Hathaway chosen to host the 83rd annual Academy Awards? And why two hosts?
Oscar party delights: Serve up these dishes inspired by the 10 Best Picture nominees.
A Christian Science perspective: Rethinking goals can bring a deeper sense of purpose, basing life on a more solid foundation.
America Idol's Top 24 were revealed Thursday night, and early favorites such as Casey Abrams and Lauren Alaina did well. But America's 15-year-old sweetheart, Jacee Badeaux, is sent home in the final double elimination.
Catherine Zeta-Jones was awarded the title of Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Prince Charles in Buckingham Palace, Thursday.
Chris Medina learned that he did not make the American Idol Top 24. But it was American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez who was reduced to tears after saying goodbye to the early favorite with the tragic past.
A Christian Science perspective: "This always happens to me" or "I'm not meant to succeed" overlooks divine guidance. Failure is not predetermined.