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Looks like the Material Girl's girl will have to wait for another chance to make her big-screen debut. Madonna has cut a scene featuring her daughter, Lourdes Leon, from her upcoming flick W.E., which opens in limited release this Friday. Guess Madge is...
The Reserve By Russell Banks Harper, 287 pages, $24.95 In summer 1898, philosopher William James climbed Mt. Marcy, highest peak in the Adirondacks and a geographic locus of Russell Banks' new novel, "The Reserve." Writing to his wife of his trip in...
Los Angeles Times fashion criticFrom the lava-like raw-linen tunic inspired by avant-garde Japanese design in "The Tempest" to the Rodarte-designed twisted tutus in "Black Swan," the fashion in this holiday season's "prestige" films is notable for historical references and inventive...
Los Angeles TimesJanus, the Roman god for whom the first month of the Gregorian calendar is named, has two heads — one looking forward to the future and another looking back to the past. That might make just him the most appropriate mascot for 2011's emerging trends...
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticLynda Resnick knows a thing or two about packaging. Over her 40-year career as an entrepreneur and marketing guru, she has turned pomegranates into a trendy fruit, named a brand of mandarin oranges "Cuties," promoted the benefits of "artesian" bottled...
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticIt was a love story between two fashion icons for the ages. Wallis Simpson, the chic (and twice-divorced) American cast such a spell that, in 1936, her lover, England's King Edward VIII, gave up the throne to marry her. Together, as the Duke and Duchess...
Tags: Vionnet, Paris (France), Dunhill, Movies, James D'Arcy
At a time when much of the English-speaking world is fixated on the royal wedding, it's worth pointing out that if it weren't for the original Baltimore bad girl, Wallis Warfield Simpson, Friday's nuptials might not be taking place. Without her, there...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGMadonna has always prided herself in her ability to redefine herself, morphing from character to character over the years to keep it fresh and maintain her popularity. Well, it felt like all of those characters showed up in Philadelphia Tuesday night,...
Baltimore has witnessed love and loss. From the banks of the harbor to Mount Vernon's cobblestones to the grassed-over burial plots of Greenmount Cemetery, embedded in this city are vestiges of some of history's great romances, stories of people coming...
Tags: Paris (France), Elizabeth II, France, John Ward, H.L. Mencken
Kristen Iversen grew up in Colorado, in a small town near a secret nuclear bomb factory, although she didn't know it at the time. The factory was so under the radar that many believed the plant made cleaning supplies, like Scrubbing Bubbles. After years...
Zap2ItMadonna's stamp is on this drama as its director, as it explores the history-shaking relationship of King Edward VIII (James D'Arcy) and Wallis Simpson (Andrea Riseborough), as a contemporary woman (Abbie Cornish) finds letters that detail the famous,...
24 FramesIn this new column on 24 Frames, we look at some of the most interesting titles coming to VOD, DVD and Blu-ray. This week, "Twilight" heartthrob Robert Pattinson makes ladies swoon in the French period drama "Bel Ami."...
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