Articles

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...

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Photo Essays

Sophia Loren: Rare and Classic Portraits

Powerful, enduring relationships sometimes develop between photographer and subject, and such was most definitely the case with LIFE’s Alfred Eisenstaedt and the...

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