How Leo Went From Bratty to Brilliant

Back to Daily Beast gallery How Leo Went From Bratty to Brilliant By Gina Piccalo For Daily Beast. July 14, 2010 In recent years, Leonardo DiCaprio has ditched his diva past to become a respected actor, leading the brainy thriller Inception. There was a time when Leonardo DiCaprio was just another brilliant child actor gone […]

It’s Just ‘‘Sex’’

Back to Los Angeles magazine gallery It’s Just ‘‘Sex’’ By Gina Piccalo For Los Angeles magazine. October 1, 2009 Evan Handler has pretended to have sex with lots of women. His wife, Elisa Atti, knows all about it. Before the 48-year-old regular on Showtime’s edgy comedy series Californication gets busy onscreen, Atti runs lines with […]

The delicious twist that ends “Shutter Island” is a doozy

Back to Hollywood News gallery     The delicious twist that ends “Shutter Island” is a doozy By Gina Piccalo For Hollywood News. Monday, February 17, 2010 The delicious twist that ends Martin Scorsese’s gothic genre thriller “Shutter Island” is a doozy. At one preview screening, an audience of professional filmgoers were all but silent […]

Mel Gibson on the “Edge of Darkness”

Back to Hollywood News gallery     Mel Gibson on the “Edge of Darkness” By Gina Piccalo For Hollywood News. Monday, January 25, 2010 Mel Gibson ambled into the windowless hotel meeting room clearly unenthused about the next forty-five minutes. He pinched his cheeks as he walked, readying himself for interrogation. It had been a […]