Jupiter Ascending Review

With every asset and resource known to modern filmmakers, including a $175 million budget and the creative genius behind The Matrix franchise, this overblown, mind numbing, gas bag of a movie is the best the Wachowskis could come up with? Written, produced and directed by the mercurial siblings, it’s apparent they need a lot more supervision, as…

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Jared Leto's New Home is a Former Air Force Film Studio

Never one to follow convention, it should come as no surprise to find out that Academy Award winning actor Jared Leto’s new home is the infamous Lookout Mountain Air Force Station, originally built in Laurel Canyon in the 1940’s as a military film studio for documenting U.S. nuclear development. Leto just paid $5 million for…

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Live Like a Rockstar in Rihanna's Rental

For a mere $13 million, you too could experience the glitz and glamour of the rockstar life. Rihanna’s rental on a gated and private Pacific Palisades knoll with amazing views has recently come back on the market after being on again, off again. It’s estimated that the eight-time Grammy winner was willing to fork over $65,000…


Melissa McCarthy's Weight Loss Secret

Yes, my friends, that’s our favorite (formerly) plus-size gal Melissa McCarthy standing right next to me at the Critics Choice Awards, and, like you, I’m amazed to see how positively petite she looks. I absolutely dwarf her, and I’m about a size 8 on most days.  That makes her look like maybe a size 4? What, you may ask,…

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You Too Can Bid on This Lux Estate in Star Studded Rancho Santa Fe

If you’re feeling flush and want to move your family into a coastal neighborhood full of movie stars, rock icons, professional athletes and titans of business, here’s your chance; Casa Del Sol, an eight acre family compound in Rancho Santa Fe, one of the most affluent zip codes in the country, is being auctioned off on…

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Katie Holmes Joins Ray Donovan

Anyone familiar with my taste in television knows how I love me some dark and dirty Ray Donovan on Showtime. A little like the Los Angeles version of The Sopranos, Liev Schreiber’s alpha male “fixer” is, not unlike Tony himself, the bad guy you just can’t bring yourself to hate, no matter how much havoc he…

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Guess Which Celeb Will Buy Agua Dulce Winery

Notorious wine loving celebrities like Pink, Courtney Cox and Jay Z can now join the ranks of Sting and Dave Matthews in owning their own vineyards, winemaking facilities and established labels, as they can now buy Agua Dulce Winery, Southern California’s most prominent wine producer. Hilton & Hyland and Christie’s International Real Estate are listing the property at $23.5 million. The Agua…

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Great Gifting Suite Goods From The Artisan Group

  Three things I love, and not necessarily in this oder, are savvy entrepreneurship, artistic creativity, and gorgeous goodies that you can’t find just anywhere. So, like Viola Davis, I can’t help but be drawn to the unique products The Artisan Group introduces at the GBK celebrity gifting suites. It’s really quite a clever concept. Savvy…

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My Take On the 2015 Critics Choice Awards

As I’m sure you know by now, the Broadcast Film Critics Association (of which I am a not-so-humble member) announced the Critics Choice Awards winners last night, at a giant gala and show broadcast live by A&E from the Hollywood Palladium. While I was told I would be seated next to Lana Del Rey, who was nominated for…

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My Favorite Homes: Hacienda de la Paz

I have the remarkable opportunity to see so many fabulous homes that I’m frequently asked, which ones are your favorites? Right up there on my top ten list has to be the remarkable Hacienda de La Paz in Rolling Hills on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. This 7.72 acre estate on prime land with overlooking the…

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