American Pie: Fashion Then and Now

Posted by    |    April 12th, 2012 at 7:00 am

American Pie: Reunion is being so heavily promoted that you probably have already heard a dozen interviews with the “stars” of the film.  Though it’s been a little over ten years and most of the cast hasn’t gone on to do too many noteworthy projects, it’s a safe bet that this film will continue to rake in numbers on shock value alone.  (Word on the street is you see more of Jason Biggs than you probably ever wanted to. Ever.) All that being said, what I find most interesting about the resurgence of this cast is how style has changed in ten years.  Check out photos of the group from the original premiere of American Pie in 1999  and what they look like today:

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What Are They Really Like? Celebrity Tell-All From the Red Carpet

Posted by    |    April 7th, 2011 at 12:08 pm

One of the cool things about covering the red carpet for any event is getting up close and person with the folks we normally see on our television screens or in the movie theatre. (Or these days, on Hulu.)  Over the years I’ve been very impressed with some in their interviews, like Paris Hilton, for example.  She was poised, articulate, and stunning in person-not quite what I had expected.  Some were less than impressive, like Lorenzo Lamas.  (He brought two dates and neither of them seemed to know the alphabet.)  So what is the consensus from the Dallas International Film Festival red carpet interactions?  Here is my personal run-down….

Opening Night I was pleased to chat with the filmmakers of Being Elmo, who were not only some of the nicest people at the festival, but didn’t give the feeling they were only there to self-promote.  Connie Marks and James Miller acted as if they were here to also make friends, which makes them cool as a fan in my book.

Outlaw country legend Jerry Jeff Walker was friendly and warm, and seems to still have an affinity for lovely ladies.  His wife is a knockout!  There may be snow on the roof, but there’s clearly fire in the furnace.  He is a man who has seen it all and done it all, and isn’t afraid of anybody.

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