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Why Is Dakota Fanning Thinking About Baby Names?

11/10/2009 10:20am EST
Dakota Fanning
It's been fun to watch Dakota Fanning grow up on screen. She always seemed wise beyond her years as the child in I Am Sam and War Of The Worlds. She's blossomed into young womanhood in films like The Secret Life of Bees and Push. Still, she's a little young to start thinking about children of her own.

"I'm obsessed with baby names, with what people name their children," Fanning revealed in a press conference last weekend. "Just like friends, anybody. I know a lot of people's baby names. But I just love names in general."

Okay, at least she's not thinking of her own… yet. "I've been pl...

New Movies On DVD, Feb. 3

2/3/2009 8:00am EST
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Hopelessly stranded on the remote shores of Madagascar, the New Yorkers hatch a plan to get back to Central Park in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. Also on DVD: The Secret Life of Bees, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway & Zack & Miri Make a Porno.

The Magic Of 'The Secret Life Of Bees' Arrives On DVD And Blu-ray Disc Feb. 3

1/13/2009 5:08pm EST
The Secret Life Of Bees
A heartwarming and empowering story based on the celebrated best-selling novel by the same name, The Secret Life Of Bees arrives on DVD and Blu-ray disc February 3 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. The Secret Life of Bees stars Dakota Fanning (Charlotte's Web, War Of The Worlds) as Lily Owens, a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father, Lily flees with her caregiver to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past. Taken in by the Boatwright sisters, Lily finds solace...

Opening October 17: 'The Secret Life Of Bees'

10/14/2008 11:51am EDT
The Secret Life of Bees
Dakota Fanning and Jennifer Hudson star as two friends who run away from home in order to solve the mystery surrounding one of their mothers in this adaptation... Continue summary

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Going The Distance: Runners & Celebs Turn Out For L.A.'s Nike+ Human Race

9/2/2008 11:02am EDT
Nike Human Race
As the sun began to set over Los Angeles on the last night of August, the anticipation of the crowd swelling at the Los Angeles Coliseum began to grow. A red sea of Nike+ Human Race t-shirts milled about restlessly, awaiting the start of a 10k race benefiting WWF, the global conservation organization, the Lance Armstrong Foundation and the UN refugee agency's campaign.

The new '90210' Cast at Nike Human Race - Los Angeles

The 8:30:08 start time for LA actually marked the end of the world's largest one-day running event in history: Beginning in Taipei, an esti...

Novel Roots: Best & Worst Films Based Off Of Books

5/20/2008 11:17am EDT
The Bourne Ultimatum
Many filmmakers are taking on the challenge of turning classic novels into feature films. It's a challenge because many people have fallen in love with the books and don't want directors messing with them. There are many books that were translated poorly on the big screen, but there are films that are just as good as the book, if not better.

In no particular order, here is a look at some of the best and worst films that are based off books:



Joe Wright directed the 2007 film "Atonement," which is based off of Ian McEwan's critically acclaimed novel. James...