HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The first patient was rushed into the emergency room of Memorial Regional Hospital around 3 a.m. on Wednesday, escaping a nursing home that had lost air-conditioning in the muggy days after Hurricane Irma splintered power lines across the state. Another arrived at 4 a.m.
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The emergency room workers at Memorial Regional Hospital rushed the first patient to Room 9, which was devoted to the hope and practice of arresting death. They threaded fluid lines into her veins and readied a breathing tube.
Brad Pitt is making matcha green tea on a cool morning in his old Craftsman in the Hollywood Hills, where he's lived since 1994.
The agency also rebuked the nursing home for entering normal vital signs, or mildly elevated temperatures, into the medical records of several residents after they had already been evacuated or, in one case, had already died. Those entries, it said, were made “under dubious circumstances.”
When you’re a celebrity, the world stands at your feet. And if you work hard and fight for your dreams, you will eventually succeed in getting what you want in life. One of the top-paid producers and DJ’s, Tim Bergling, better known as Avicii, has purchased for this astounding $15.
Chris Voss: The secret to gaining the upper hand in negotiations is giving the other side the illusion of control. And the illusion of control is typically best given with either questions that begin with the words what or how.
The house juts its chest out of the Hollywood Hills, flexing more bravado than actual confidence, looking a little unsteady as if one more misstep, one more bad night, could send it tumbling onto Sunset Boulevard.
7 a.m. — Breakfast is six links of organic turkey sausages (they cost $5 for a package of 12 links), scrambled with three eggs, spinach, and onions — and coffee! I didn't sleep well.
Unearthing a major disaster to learn the lessons held within You can learn a lot about the way the movie industry works in a given moment by looking at its successes (whether accidental or engineered), but often you can learn even more by looking at its failures — the long-in-de
Want to experience what life in Hollywood Hills' coolest home feels like? Now you can. Up for rent by the night through One Fine Stay, this beautiful pad was designed by legendary architects Buff and Hensman and features a jaw-dropping pool, stunning details, and the most tasteful of interiors.
Friends fans, rejoice: Matthew Perry's mid-century modern bachelor pad in LA is back on the market, and can be yours for the cool price of $13.5 million. You could even have your mail addressed to Chanandler Bong, if you wanted.
From TV doctor to real-life interior designer: Ellen Pompeo is collecting quite the real estate portfolio in her real life off-screen from Grey's Anatomy, and an adept decorator's eye to go with it.
Have you ever wanted to fast track your success and achieve your big goals sooner? I’m sure we have all wanted to do this at one time or another. The challenge is that life can get in the way, and other people’s priorities become our own.
The tech giants are too big. Other than Donald J. Trump, that’s the defining story of 2017, the meta-narrative lurking beneath every other headline.
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He is one of the few directors who can walk into a Hollywood studio with an idea and come out with $200m. So will Nolan’s latest epic, Interstellar, reinforce his reputation as the auteur who thinks big?
Old friends are reunited in the Hollywood Hills for a tense and elegant film that treats its audience like adults and gets the payoff it deserves I guess I don’t live a cinematic life, as the worst thing I’ve witnessed at a dinner party was someone making off-color jokes.
Every Saturday morning Scott Budnick leaves his 1920s Mediterranean villa on a Hollywood Hills cul-de-sac, with its pool and waterfall and wooded trails, and drives his Tesla north, across the San Fernando Valley, to where the 5 and 210 freeways converge in Sylmar.
No one wanted Star Wars when George Lucas started shopping it to studios in the mid-1970s. It was the era of Taxi Driver and Network and Serpico; Hollywood was hot for authenticity and edgy drama, not popcorn space epics. But that was only part of the problem.
I have some solar-powered copper string lights on our front gate. It's a great way for friends and drivers to find us on our unlighted street in the Hollywood Hills. I just bought this AC-powered, remote-controlled string of 100 LEDs on a 33-foot-long strand.
When Marilyn Manson goes to sleep, dawn has usually just arrived, and when he gets up, full and unremitting darkness is usually not far off. In this regard, as in almost all other regards, he does what he wants.
It was a dream home twenty-two years in the making. But Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's sprawling home in the Los Feliz section of Los Angeles is now at the center of a nightmare.
Domestic audiences are rejecting this summer’s procession of tired sequels, and international grosses won’t be enough to keep studios afloat forever. Take a quick glance at the box-office returns for June, and you could draw an easy conclusion: Hollywood has a franchise problem.
Beau Mirchoff is currently filming a movie called Party Boat. “It’s about a party boat,” he says. Beau is 28, with a puffy, amiable head of hair and mischievous eyes. He’s been acting professionally since he was 14. In 2006, he was in Scary Movie 4—that was kind of his big break.
His hometown is celebrating Archie Leach’s transformation into the 20th century’s most charming and debonair movie star – but in real life he was more bad boy than sweetheart His hometown is celebrating Archie Leach’s transformation into the 20th century’s most charming and deb
The Hollywood Sign might be one of the most recognizable things on Earth. In Los Angeles, it’s also one of the most visible. You can see it from a plane as you glide into LAX. You can see it from a car as you drive up the 101 freeway.
The film, released 25 years ago this week, survived 70-pound costumes, a major studio pulling out at the last moment and rejection at every turn, with most of the industry asking its producers, "Are you guys out of your minds?" In 1988, comic book movies were considered box-office poison.
America’s films are among its greatest exports. Since Thomas Edison’s innovations in the medium in the 1890s, the United States has consistently been a powerhouse in the development of cinema – from the massively popular entertainments of Hollywood to independent and avant-garde film.
LOS ANGELES — Hollywood has always carefully guarded its vanity magic tricks. Diet pills, plastic surgery and Botox were Beverly Hills’ pretty little secrets before they were accepted as the norm.
The legendary actor showed up in drag at his 2001 acting workshop, and it only got weirder from there.
He couldn’t see past the walls at first, but then the wrought-iron gate swung open and the limo he was riding in pulled past the gate, and Michael Egan got his first view of the M&C estate.
Last weekend, moviegoers could find a film at their multiplex that emanated radical originality and depth of feeling, told on the grandest scale. It was sweeping science fiction with a beating heart, crafted by a master storyteller.
In any other year, Thursday’s New York Times article on Harvey Weinstein’s long history of sexual harassment might have felt like yet another story of a powerful man in Hollywood, abusing his power.
For 25 years, Steven Soderbergh was a master of manipulating the Hollywood system to his creative advantage, until he quit in disgust over what it had become and struck out on his own. Now he’s back to teach other filmmakers how to make films for the next 25—and blow up the system for good.
It’s never easy to change the habits of a lifetime. We spend much of our existence watching the more outwardly successful members of our society and trying to shift our outlook subtly in order to be just a bit more like them. To exercise more; to eat less.
Behind many a classic Hollywood film franchise is a story of someone who gambled and won, and someone else who lost. The most extreme example of that is Star Wars.
Recently I visited a movie set. It was the first day of production, and I arrived just as the sun was coming up, but already, around 150 people were busy setting up that day’s shot in an abandoned office building. Crew members were laying electric cables and hanging lights.
We're on barstools inside a Hollywood joint on Vine. The Sassafras Saloon. The vibe is 1930s Deep South. Wicker furniture, a lot of dark wood, and potted ferns like you'd find hanging on a Charleston veranda. It's 4:00 p.m.
Rich “RJ” Rappaport barely remembers the days when he wasn’t busy renting out truckloads of sham guns and fake cocaine. His vast prop warehouse on the outskirts of Atlanta used to see a trickle of local filmmakers, maybe a dozen a month.
“We’re used to thinking of certain genres … as being essentially dead — the musical, for example, or the Western. It doesn’t seem possible that something as basic as the romantic comedy could join their company, and yet that’s what seems to be happening.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Movie potentates were peppered across the Tower Bar here as usual on Friday night. Over in one dimly lit corner sat a martini-drinking movie star and his manager.
In an exclusive book excerpt, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and even Sarah Palin recount the inner battle between the left and right This story first appeared in the Aug. 29 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.
Scaring’s courtroom manner is low-key and courtly and touched with a certain hauteur. He wears the customary lawyer’s pin-striped suit, but when he gets up to examine a witness he does not rebutton the jacket the way lawyers on television do (and the way Siff does).
In early October, Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood producer, was fired from his namesake company after multiple women came forward to accuse him of rape and sexual assault.
Craig’s sensitive and sometimes scary take on 007 morphed the franchise into a sleek supercar. No wonder its producers were so set on him staying
Nearly 45 years after his death, J.R.R. Tolkien scored the biggest Hollywood deal of 2017. Since the British author doesn't return phone calls anymore, it took a phalanx of lawyers and dealmakers to bring to fruition what is poised to be the most expensive TV show ever. On Nov.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — There are downsides to being a longtime action-movie hero, as Sylvester Stallone has found out: He’s had four back operations, two shoulder surgeries and a spinal fusion, that one after he fractured his neck filming “The Expendables.
As snow fell steadily, blanketing the mountainside town of Park City, the team from Amazon Studios huddled in a parking lot to discuss the movie that had just premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. This story first appeared in the March 08, 2016 issue of Variety. Subscribe today.See more.
Who rakes in a whopping $75 million? Who are the highest-paid TV stars? And how much can you make working in an agency mailroom? In its Money Issue, THR reveals how much people are earning now, from stars including Robert Downey Jr.
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The hyperreal high frame rate style that came into theaters with The Hobbit is usually described as cutting edge, but it's older than most of the people buying tickets. HFR has actually had a nearly 40-year journey to the theaters, starting from a small Paramount lab run by Douglas Trumbull.
Last week, I argued that Hollywood’s complaints about Rotten Tomatoes are wildly off base: There’s little evidence to suggest that the review-aggregating site has moved the needle in terms of attendance and, in certain regards, reviews have actually grown more positive in recent years, re
The Bechdel-Wallace Test — more commonly abbreviated to the Bechdel Test — asks two simple questions of a movie: Does it have at least two named female characters?1 And do those characters have at least one conversation that is not about a man? A surprising number of films fail the test.
Hollywood’s grande dame hotels, the Sunset Tower and the Chateau Marmont, stand like stone sentries on Sunset Boulevard, less than two miles from the decidedly less stylish stretch of Hollywood Boulevard that hustles from morning to night with camera-toting tourists and Spiderman and Batman impers
The streaming service is spending $6 billion a year on content, choking basic cable and brusquely rattling the relationship business of the town as fears of a Google- or Apple-sized dominance send a chill down the entertainment industry's spine.
The statistics are unequivocal: Women and minorities are vastly underrepresented in front of and behind the camera. Here, 27 industry players reveal the stories behind the numbers — their personal experiences of not feeling seen, heard or accepted, and how they pushed forward.
This summer, I went on a 30-city tour with my movie “Don’t Think Twice,” a comedy about an improv group that has to decide whether to stay in show business when one member is plucked for a “Saturday Night Live” type of show. At every Q. and A.
Six hit show creators, from 'House of Cards' to 'Good Wife,' gather for a heated, candid talk that reveals the state of opinion on Hollywood's touchiest subjects. This story first appeared in the May 22 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.
Whether we admit it or not, most of us will spend our adult lives trying to unlearn the shit pop culture taught us when we were growing up.