At a critical moment in the newly released action-thriller movie "Contagion," the young disease detective, played by Kate Winslet, is using a dry-erase board to drive home the danger of the new virus that has wiped out thousands of people, including Gwyneth Paltrow.
Family members and friends of billionaire Richard Branson, including actress Kate Winslet, were taking stock of their blessings after their narrow escape from the business magnate's burning Caribbean island home, which had been ignited by a lightning strike.
Who doesn't remember Jennifer Lopez's down-to-there green floral Versace from the 2000 Grammys? And what are the other 99 most memorable looks of the last 10 years? Here's what InStyle fashion director Hal Rubenstein had to say about the magazine's top picks:
Call it the Great Housing Paralysis of 2009. If you're hoping to buy your first home or invest in a second one, you're probably sidelined, unsure when to jump in. If you want to sell, you're thinking it may be better to wait. And even if you don't plan to either buy or sell anytime soon, watching one of your biggest assets tank is about as much fun as being chased by hornets. When will the pain stop?
While the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been celebrating film's best and brightest for more than 80 years, the glamour we associate with the Oscars truly started in the 1950s, when stars such as Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Janet Leigh brought high style to the ceremony.
The first round of voting is over, and the nominations are in. But in this election, there will be no debating between the nominees, and campaigning will be restricted to photo spreads, red-carpet interviews and the Hollywood cocktail party circuit.
"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" was the big name when the Academy Award nominations were announced Thursday. But it's "Doubt" that leads the pack at the 15th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which is being aired Sunday night.