There are two types of perfectionism: the healthy kind and the unhealthy kind.
â¢ Natalie Portman and her French fiancÃ© Benjamin Millepied took baby Aleph out for some sightseeing around Paris. The actress and her son shopped along Avenue Montaigne before joining Millepied for lunch with friends at Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Market Restaurant.
The Oscar winner is reportedly in informal talks to play an immortal woman in the indie drama Adaline
The actress steps out for the first time since giving birth to son Aleph in June
The actress, who turns 28 on Sunday, starred in the WB's Unhappily Ever After
Aleph is the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet and could also be spelled Alef
The actress and fiancÃ© Benjamin Millepied welcome a son
It's not easy running a fledgling business and working with a big celebrity at the same time.
I've always used the rule of thumb of 100 minus my age to decide what percentage of my 401(k) to invest in stocks. But now that I'm getting close to retirement I'm wondering whether that's too conservative? Do you think it is? --Martin, Middleton, Wisconsin
The layoff is underway immediately following his "particularly odious nature of the behavior and words"
The Oscar winner and face of Miss Dior Cherie disassociates herself from the designer
Natalie Portman and more lived it up at the Governors Ball, enjoying a menu catered by Wolfgang Puck
The King's Speech is the major winner at 83rd annual Academy Awards
The nominated actress pairs an off-the-shoulder Rodarte dress and matching Tiffany earrings
The story of a king overcoming a speech impediment to lead his people through World War II took top honors at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards.
Newbie hosts, a pregnant nominee, and Academy Award virgins should make for an interesting night
Greta Gerwig, who is in No Strings Attached, gushes over the expectant mom
The Oscar-host and the Black Swan star win big at the independent film awards
Watch Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman and Mark Ruffalo on streaming video starting at 2:30 p.m. ET
The past, present and future of the movies is to be the official theme of Sunday's Academy Awards show, presided over by bright young things James Franco and Anne Hathaway. But that's also the unofficial subtext in what has the potential to play out as one of the most vivid generational tussles in Oscar's 83-year history.
The past, present and future of movies is a theme of Sunday's Academy Awards, hosted by James Franco and Anne Hathaway.
Black Swan, The King's Speech and The Fighter stars are now poised for Oscar glory
Good little girls go to ballet class.
Rolling Stone's Peter Travers says "Black Swan" is a little out of control, but is one of the best of the year.
The cast of "No Strings Attached" talks about the changing nature of a woman's role in a relationship.
Also, Pete Postlethwaite, who died last month, gets a posthumous nomination for The Town
Natalie Portman, Jake Gyllenhaal and more celebs reveal who they'd like to get to know
Living a role for a movie is hard work -- living the physically punishing life of a ballet dancer is even harder. But it's worth it when you get awarded with a Golden Globe for your efforts.
The film "The Social Network" took home four awards Sunday night, including best motion picture - drama, at the Golden Globes.
The best of television and film are honored at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards.
"He totally wants to sleep with me," the Black Swan star says of her fiancÃ© and costar
The Black Swan and The King's Speech stars were honored Friday night in Hollywood
Michelle Williams, Emma Stone, Sofia Vergara, Emily Blunt and Jon Hamm also will hand out the honors
The actress, pregnant with her first child, says she'll wear comfortable clothes during awards season
Ashton Kutcher opens up about his sex scenes with Natalie Portman and his marriage to Demi Moore
The engaged actress sees herself "in a happy relationship, with children" in 10 years
"She's a vegan, which makes it really frustrating when you're picking a place to eat," the actor jokes
From LeAnn Rimes's 5-carat proposal to Natalie Portman's big news, romance was in style this season
He says he's "very happy" with his girlfriend but has no plans to walk down the aisle
The Black Swan star says her on-screen hook-up with Mila Kunis appeals to men and women
The newly engaged star plays a woman having an affair with her married boss in a new film
The dad-to-be has is a prestigious ballet dancer, who loves to cook and knows how to play drums
The Black Swan star says she's "grateful" for the experience of being pregnant and a bride-to-be
The Black Swan star and fiancÃ© Benjamin Millepied will welcome their first child together in 2011
As Natalie Portman and Darren Aronofsky's controversial ballet-horror film "Black Swan" rolls out internationally, CNN's arts and culture show icon steps into the world of pointe shoes and tutus.
Leo, Justin, True Blood and more didn't get a nomination. Who do you think deserved one the most? Vote!
It may only be December, but the Best Actress race is already shaping up to be the most competitive in years, with everyone from back-from-obscurity Nicole Kidman to indie darling Tilda Swinton to newcomer Jennifer Lawrence causing a stir. It's a pity that the race has already boiled down to a smackdown between just two of the divas: Annette Bening, for her role as an uptight lesbian in Lisa Cholodenko's "The Kids Are All Right," and Natalie Portman, the star of Darren Aronofsky's nightmarish ballet drama, "Black Swan," which opens this weekend.
The actress says she had to cut down her portions as prepared to play a prima ballerina
Plus, their films, 127 Hours and Black Swan, will compete for best feature film
Jennifer Lopez and Madonna both have already scooped up these clothes and soon the rest of the country can, too.
Plus she says she "lost 20 lbs." and "looked like Gollum from Lord of the Rings! " from the rigorous training
"Some things you see once and remember forever." According to the series of sponsors' messages that preceded each and every screening at North America's biggest annual movie showcase, the Toronto International Film Festival, these unforgettable moments include Janet Leigh in the shower, the robotic skeleton lurking beneath Arnold Schwarzenegger's skin and Sharon Stone uncrossing her legs ... selections that strip cinema right down to its roots in the peep show.
Their films are ones to watch - some as Oscar contenders, some for shock value
The Star Wars actress delivers a gritty performance - and a lesbian love scene - in Black Swan
Though she was reportedly offered the job, four lesser known actresses are now in the running for the coveted role
On "Hannah Montana," Brooke Shields plays Miley Cyrus' dead mother, but rumor has it that off-screen she is playing the role of Miley's high school guidance counselor.
If all of the film adaptations of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" have left your brain numb, this one may really kill you ... in a good way.
Proving that Sandra Bullock is having the best year of her career, the football drama "The Blind Side" rose to first place at the box office this weekend with $20.4 million, according to early estimates by Hollywood.com Box Office.
He refers to his "girlfriend" and Reese Witherspoon's kids during a press conference for Brothers
"Brothers," a drama centered around the war in Afghanistan, is based on a 2004 Danish film, but it could just about be a remake of the aftermath-of-Vietnam 1978 soaper "Coming Home."
Donald Trump tells PEOPLE how happy he is and to expect "a lot of great things from them in the years to come"
The ink's barely dry on the divorce filing between Sean Penn and soon-to-be ex Robin Wright Penn, but the actor didn't waste time getting back on his feet with new girlfriend Jessica White in New York City.
Emma Watson may have wanted to just blend in when she started her freshman year recently at Brown University, but it seems not everyone has the same idea.
The actress dishes on career and cartoons in an interview conducted by Jake Gyllenhaal
The on-again, off-again couple separated - and reconciled - twice before calling it quits again
PEOPLE has the sneak peak featuring Natalie Portman, Orlando Bloom, Shia LeBeouf and more
After a string of real celebrity deaths last week, the Internet and online social networks killed a few more stars.
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 actress, who had dated folk-rocker Devendra Banhart since last spring, appears in his music video
Fashion week kicks off Friday with designers highlighting their spring 2009 collections. In Style's Katrina Szish reports.
For most Americans, the onset of September means it's time to pack up the summer dresses and flip-flops and bring the cozy sweaters and wool jackets up from the basement. In New York City, however, September is all about (next) spring!
The star's short film, Eve, will premiere at the Venice Film Festival in September
The actress plays a dancing damsel in distress in folk rocker Devendra Banhart's "Carmensita" music video
Hudson and Armstrong were "beaming" at a Dolce & Gabbana party, a source tells PEOPLE
The film festival is "always a good time," the pregnant Jolie tells PEOPLE
Organizers of the Cannes Film Festival say Clint Eastwood's Changeling and Wim Wenders' Palermo Shooting will lead this year's streamlined competition
See the actress appearing in a new PSA promoting the democratic process
For filmmakers, the private life of Henry VIII is the kind of history lesson that writes itself: sex, adultery and decapitation, right there for the taking.
The stars of the new movie "The Other Boleyn Girl" discuss the film.
In The Other Boleyn Girl and Penelope, three former child actors try to outgrow the reputations of their younger selves -- with varying success
Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson, who star as sisters in the upcoming film The Other Boleyn Girl, vamp it up for the new cover of W magazine – and they set the record straight on everything from monogamy to politics.
Like many things in her life, Natalie Portman doesn't take the idea of getting married lightly.
According to Parade, Natalie Portman does not regret doing a nude scene in the cinematic short Hotel Chevalier after all.
Natalie Portman and the Inquisition-- they don't always mesh, but Milos Forman's film has its rewards
Adam Levine, who's been linked to stars like Jessica Simpson and Natalie Portman, is now dishing up dating advice.
Sir Paul McCartney has launched his new music video with a little help from a friend ... of his daughter Stella.
"Rehab," the autobiographical top 10 single by Amy Winehouse, won best contemporary song Thursday at Britain's prestigious Ivor Novello songwriting awards.
Fans of double Oscar-winner Milos Forman might be expecting his first film for seven years, "Goya's Ghosts", to provide an examination of revolutionary Spanish painter, Francisco de Goya.
In L.A., where you go is just as important as what you drive--and who goes where is as carefully plotted as The Da Vinci Code: Stars such as Heath Ledger, Natalie Portman, and Scarlett Johansson dig the Chateau Marmont (no surprise), while studio brass can be spotted breakfasting at the Belvedere, where you can often catch them popping open a bottle of Bollinger to celebrate a deal.
Moses, mobsters, and eight other things we recommend this week:
Comic-book superhero movies almost always hijack reality, reducing cinema to a state of pure, uncut escapism.
NBC put out a serious fire this weekend, but critics aren't so sure they should have.
When you look at the DVD box for "Closer," you see four very famous faces staring at you. You see Oscar nominations and Golden Globe wins touted.
Much of the dialogue in "Closer," written by Patrick Marber and directed by Mike Nichols, is as pointed, cold and sharp as an icicle. Yet it melts in the mouths of the film's four stars.
A newcomer's directorial debut, "Garden State," walked away with the award for best feature film at the fifth annual Maui Film Festival, which wrapped up this week after a record-setting turnout.