• Amazon and Netflix Lead Producers Guild Nominations, All-Black ‘Judas’ Team Makes History March 8, 2021
    The Producers Guild of America announced its nominations for the motion picture and television categories for the 32nd PGA Awards. The streamers ruled the film category with Amazon Studios and Netflix landing three noms each in the field of 10 nominees. Among Amazon’s films were the dramas “One Night in Miami” from Regina King and […]
    Clayton Davis
  • ‘Nomadland’ Takes Top Prizes at Toronto Critics’ Awards, Riz Ahmed Wins Best Actor February 8, 2021
    “Nomadland” won best picture, best director for Chloé Zhao and best actress for Frances McDormand at the 24th annual Toronto Film Critics’ Awards (TFCA), while Riz Ahmed won best actor for “Sound of Metal.” The awards were voted on by TFCA members at a virtual meeting on Sunday. They will be presented along with the […]
    Naman Ramachandran
  • Curious Cribs: Boldly Rent Where No Man Has Rented Before January 6, 2021
    Who would imagine a Florida mansion just might be the perfect place for a die-hard (and deep-pocketed) Trekkie to live long and prosper? Financial investor Marc Bell, a Tony-winning Broadway producer, owner of space company Terran Orbital and lifelong “Star Trek” fan, is seeking a tenant who’ll transport themselves to his delightfully playful “Trek”-themed B […]
  • Britney Spears Debut Video Shot at Venice High January 6, 2021
    Britney Spears dropped her debut album, “ . . . Baby One More Time,” 22 years ago this month. At the time, the then-17-year-old was already well on her way to becoming part of the zeitgeist, having released the single of the same name and accompanying music video the previous October and November, respectively. Boasting […]
  • Holmby Hills’ Iconic Owlwood Compound Sells in $88 Million Deal January 4, 2021
    The final days of 2020 were kind to the highly publicized Los Angeles estate known as Owlwood, which quietly found itself a new owner. The 10-acre, three-parcel Sunset Boulevard property sold to an unidentifiable billionaire in three separate but concurrent transactions that totaled exactly $88 million, according to public records. (Grant deeds name only a m […]
  • Reese Witherspoon Buys $16 Million Brentwood Estate January 1, 2021
    Although the property actually sold back in March, right as the Los Angeles COVID-19 lockdowns were just beginning, it’s only now that Reese Witherspoon‘s stealthy acquisition of a trophy Brentwood compound has become public knowledge. The Academy Award-winning actress-turned-media mogul and her husband Jim Toth quietly bent and snapped their way into the bu […]
  • Sports Agent Aidy Ward Sells $14.1 Million Bel Air Mansion January 1, 2021
    High-flying English sports agent Aidy Ward has made a quick exit from his stateside home in L.A.’s posh Bel Air neighborhood, unloading the 12,000-square-foot mansion barely a year after he moved into the place. The off-market deal rang in at just under $14.1 million, only $75,000 more than Ward paid in July 2019 — a […]
  • Tristan Thompson Lists Lakefront Ohio Mansion January 1, 2021
    Though he spent nearly nine years with the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson officially plays for the Boston Celtics as of November. So, what’s a baller on the move to do? Sell the old Ohio stomping grounds, of course, as Realtor.com reported. Thompson bought his Lake Erie home way back in 2015 for $1.9 million, […]
  • Gal Gadot Globe-Hopped Across Washington, D.C., London and the Canary Islands to Film ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ January 1, 2021
    “Wonder Woman 1984” may not be a critical darling or a fan favorite (record box office totals notwithstanding), but there is no denying its onscreen prowess. Released concurrently to theatres nationwide as well the HBO Max streaming service, the highly-anticipated follow-up to 2017’s “Wonder Woman” is chock full of elaborate costumes, rigorous action sequenc […]
  • Superior Oil Heir Jonathan Sutton-Day Lists Uniquely Modified 1920s Tudor Revival December 31, 2020
    The hills of Los Feliz are alive with historic architectural treasures. Some originals are in painstakingly preserved condition, others have been radically updated for the modern era. This big corner lot estate, tucked into the neighborhood’s eastern foothills just below Griffith Park, is one of the latter. Built in 1928, the authentic English Tudor Revival- […]