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Girl in Progress? Eva Mendes Spins Her Wheels

Eva Mendes made a striking first impression in 2001’s Training Day, playing bad cop Denzel Washington’s girlfriend, rising naked and gorgeous from a rumpled bed...

Nine: Not a 10 and Certainly Not an 8-1/2

You (Daniel Day-Lewis) are a famous director scheduled to make your next film. Your producer is throwing money at you; a hundred skilled technicians are ready to...

The Man Sophia Loved

Boris and Natasha. The gangster and his moll. The statuesque babe and the little round man. Beauty and Obese. That double image, like joke figures on a wedding...

Sophia Loren

Some actors know how to act; many women manage to look beautiful; all Italians remember they're from Italy. Sophia Loren — real name Sofia Villani Scicolone —...

Film: Film: How Pedro Rescued Penelope

Penélope Cruz has arrived at the top, thanks, in part, to a bottom. The actress wears the plenteous prosthetic posterior under her 1950s Sophia Loren--inspired...

Lane's Look

What makes a great Oscar frock? A good backstory helps. DIANE LANE'S Loris Azzaro gown was among the last the Italian designer, who created body-clinging styles...

Style & TIME

When Vanessa Seward was hired by the late Loris Azzaro in November 2002 to help steer his flashy Parisian couture house back into fashion, the then 32-year-old...

People: May 23, 1983

At Christie's in New York City last week, the house applauded enthusiastically as the gavel went down on Abstract Expressionist Willem de Kooning's Two Women...

People: Jul. 28, 1986

Since 1981, recipients of MacArthur Foundation grants, the "genius awards" that permit five years of financial freedom, have included poets and composers,...

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Photo Essays

Sophia Loren at 75

The great Italian actress celebrates a milestone birthday on September 20. A photographic tribute to cinema's iconic beauty

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