New Rita Moreno doc reveals suicide attempt, super-stardom

New Rita Moreno doc reveals suicide attempt, super-stardom

When film fans got their first glimpse of Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” remake during this year’s Oscars, they heard a familiar voice singing the famous song “Somewhere” in the trailer: Rita Moreno.  The original Anita from 1961’s “West Side Story,” Moreno has enjoyed a renaissance in recent years. The EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) … Read more

Jennifer Garner’s $14M mansion rental ahead of move near Ben Affleck

Jennifer Garner's $14M mansion rental ahead of move near Ben Affleck

While her ex-husband is getting steamy with Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Garner is thriving in her $14 million mansion rental. Garner, 49, is renting a Pacific Palisades, California, mansion while she waits for construction to finish on her new Brentwood mansion located near ex-husband Ben Affleck, 48. They are parents to their three children — 15-year-old … Read more

Jada Pinkett Smith celebrates Tupac’s birthday with poem

Jada Pinkett Smith celebrates Tupac's birthday with poem

Tupac’s slam-mer poetry lives on. Actress Jada Pinkett Smith celebrated Tupac Shakur’s 50th birthday by reciting a never-before-seen poem the late rap icon wrote while serving time on Rikers Island. The “Nutty Professor” star posted a clip of her reading on social media Tuesday, a day before the deceased hip-hopper’s birthday. “As many of you … Read more

‘Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ review: Assassinate this movie, please

'Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard' review: Assassinate this movie, please

Running time: 99 minutes. Rated R (strong bloody violence throughout, pervasive language and some sexual content). In theaters. The answer to the question “How many jokes can Salma Hayek crack about her own breasts?” has arrived in the form of a movie called “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard.” Somebody else will have to add them up, … Read more

Turn Off the Dark’ turns 10

Turn Off the Dark' turns 10

At a cocktail party in 2005, I ran into an old friend, producer Tony Adams. Tony had been through the wars. He produced the Broadway musical “Victor/Victoria,” directed by Blake Edwards and starring Edwards’ wife, Julie Andrews. The show was a disaster. The tabloids gleefully chronicled every bit of backstage drama. But through it all, … Read more