Fully Restored and Renovated, ‘L.A. Confidential’ House Is Picture-Perfect

Fully Restored and Renovated, ‘L.A. Confidential’ House Is Picture-Perfect

realtor.com, Warner Brothers/Getty Images It’s amazing what a difference a couple of years—and a couple of talented designers—can make. Two years ago, a famous Hollywood-area home that played a crucial role as Kim Basinger’s residence in the film “L.A. Confidential” sold for $3.5 million. However, before that sale, the home hadn’t changed hands in nearly…

Summerland review

Summerland Review — Take an Armchair Vacation to the Brisk British Countryside

Lisa Johnson Mandell’s Summerland review says it’s breath of fresh air for those who revel in picturesque British village TV series — and for those who don’t. With most of our vacation plans put on hold or being severely edited, it’s a welcome getaway substitute to watch a sentimental story that takes place in one…

Guilt-free chocolate

The Best Movie Snack Ever — Guilt-Free Chocolate!

Guilt-free chocolate that’s lower in lower in calories, sugar and fat? Who needs popcorn? Now that it’s not so easy to walk up to a concessions stand and order hot buttered popcorn, we have to get creative with the snacks we eat while watching our favorite movies and shows. Color me delighted to find a…

Actor Jesse Metcalfe Flipped This West Hollywood House—It’s Back on the Market for $2.25M

Actor Jesse Metcalfe Flipped This West Hollywood House—It’s Back on the Market for $2.25M

realtor.com In addition to playing hunks on TV shows like “Desperate Housewives,” “Dallas,” and “Passions,” the actor Jesse Metcalfe renovates and flips homes in his spare time. In 2017, Metcalfe paid $1,158,500 for a West Hollywood home built in the 1920s, and immediately got busy on a renovation. He updated the charming house with modern…

Lorna Jane House

The Fabulous Lorna Jane House In Pacific Palisades is Now On the Market

Recently bought and renovated by the founders of the international women’s active wear empire, the Lorna Jane house was already famous for many things.  In 2015, one of the most interesting properties to hit the market in Southern California was the Sam Simon house, a Pacific Palisades compound owned by Sam Simon, the late co-creator…

Netflix Top 10 List of Original Movies

Netflix Top 10 List of Original Movies — Have You Seen Them All?

The world’s super streamer has had incredible success this summer, for obvious reasons. Check out Netflix Top 10 List of Original Movies. Netflix is not big on releasing viewer numbers, but every once in awhile they throw us a bone, as they did last week when it revealed to Bloomberg it’s 10 most watched original…

‘Terra’ Is a $4.9M Compound Created as a ‘Tribute to Mother Earth’

‘Terra’ Is a $4.9M Compound Created as a ‘Tribute to Mother Earth’

realtor.com Home buyers in search of a connection with Mother Earth may want to head over to the Coachella Valley. We’ve unearthed a luxury compound in Rancho Mirage, CA, where an extended family can live in peace and harmony, not only with each other but with the terra firma. There’s no doubt the $4.9 million…

Famous Pacific Palisades Compound With Case Study Home Is Listed for $20M

Famous Pacific Palisades Compound With Case Study Home Is Listed for $20M

realtor.com In 2015, one of the most interesting properties to hit the market in Southern California was a Pacific Palisades compound owned by Sam Simon, the late co-creator of “The Simpsons” and a prominent philanthropist. The two-home compound included Richard Neutra‘s Case Study House #20 from 1948, as well as a contemporary mansion built in 2010,…

Former ‘Bachelorette’ JoJo Fletcher Talks DIY Tips, Trends, and Fails

Former ‘Bachelorette’ JoJo Fletcher Talks DIY Tips, Trends, and Fails

Kilz When first we met JoJo Fletcher, she was a contestant on “The Bachelor” who then went on to further fame on “The Bachelorette.” After choosing hunky Jordan Rodgers as her fiance on the popular reality TV show, she returned to a real estate career. She’s made a name for herself on the home makeover…

Greyhound review

GREYHOUND Review — America’s Captain Does It Again

Lisa Johnson Mandell’s Greyhound review says this riveting WWII film is just the shot of patriotism we can all use right now. Whether he’s captaining planes, boats or soldiers, Tom Hanks never fails to draw us in, teaching us about humanity, sacrifice and grace under pressure, every step of the way. Hanks does it yet…

The Latest

Summerland Review — Take an Armchair Vacation to the Brisk British Countryside

THE RENTAL Review – Killer Views

The Best Movie Snack Ever — Guilt-Free Chocolate!

The Fabulous Lorna Jane House In Pacific Palisades is Now On the Market

Netflix Top 10 List of Original Movies — Have You Seen Them All?

GREYHOUND Review — America’s Captain Does It Again

5 Reasons You’d Love to Live in This Remarkable Rammed Earth House

Take a Look at These DIY Tips From JoJo Fletcher — They Could Save Your Next Project

EUROVISION SONG CONTEST Review — Something to Sing About

ELVIS FROM OUTER SPACE Review – A Whacky Space Oddity