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Most brides oversee their wedding from top to bottom, but not so for Kim Kardashian, who happily handed over the reins to her man, Kanye West, when it came time for her big day last month. As radio detection and ranging has reported, the rapper turned groomzilla micromanaged every detail of the wedding — to the point that Kardashian didn’t even know what to expect… Continue reading It Was ‘So Kanye!’ Kim Kardashian Brags About How Groomzilla West Micro-Managed Their Wedding, Insists ‘I Think We’ll Always Be In The Honeymoon Period’

The lush series that is Starz’s “The White Queen,” airing Saturdays, has the epic drama expected in the telling of the fight for the British throne: Philippa Gregory’s story, the layered history and the acting.

A period piece also requires the right costumes, and the ones here are terrific, coming courtesy of Nic Ede.

“This show was all about the shapes,” Ede says to Zap2it. “And on the

Yes, “Anna Karenina,” Leo Tolstoy’s beloved mega-novel of love and revolution, is being adapted once again (by our count this is the twelfth big-screen version), this time by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Tom Stoppard and big-time director Joe Wright. Here, Keira Knightley stars in the title role, with Jude Law, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Kelly Macdonald tagging along for support.

So is there anything new and fresh that can be brought to this… Continue reading 'Anna Karenina' Review: The Pros And Cons Of The Period Piece

pan am review Pan Am review: ABCs sunny period pies flies highTwo network series debuting this fall take place in 1963 and are clearly inspired, at least in part, by “Mad Men.” Viewers have already weighed in on “The Playboy Club” at NBC, and the verdict was not a very favorable one.

I’m hoping that’s not the case with “Pan Am,” which premieres on ABC Sunday (Sept. 25). It’s not only a much better show than “The… Continue reading 'Pan Am' review: ABC's sunny period pies flies high

We Need More Dark Comedies, Period

Horribleintropic We Need More Dark Comedies, PeriodI was one of those nerdly little film geeks who loved Dr. Strangelove well before his peers even got the jokes. I went crazy for the colorfully nasty humor found in ’80s farces like Ruthless People, Throw Momma From the Train, and A Fish Called Wanda, and I fell in love with the powerful venom of Danny DeVito’s The War of the Roses

I adore dark comedy… Continue reading We Need More Dark Comedies, Period