An entertainment, travel and lifestyle writer, Brandi Andres has contributed numerous entertainment articles to The Daily Beast.

Although they're expecting, they're still donning skimpy swimwear. From Kate Hudson to Jessica Alba, see stars who've been showing off their pregnant bellies.

From Steven Spielberg's collaboration with J.J. Abrams on Super 8 to a whole slew of sequels from The Hangover Part II to the final installment of Harry Potter, check out The Daily Beast's guide of what's coming to theaters this summer.

The annual New York film festival kicks off Wednesday with documentaries featuring Elton John and Carol Channing, and films that zero in on violence in South Africa, miscegenation in the South and AIDS in Zambia. See photos.

With Kanye West and Arcade Fire headlining, the California indie event becomes the opening act for metal and country fests with stars like Metallica and Carrie Underwood. Chris Lee on the musical three-ring circus.

The Oscar curse struck Sandra Bullock when her marriage blew up after she won Best Actress. But what about the winners hit by the awards’ other curse—when the roles dry up after the big win? From Mira Sorvino to Roberto Begnini, a few of the unlucky.

They may not be household names like Lady Gaga or Justin Bieber, but that’s about to change. From “the biggest thing since Patti Smith” to the young artist who penned Miley Cyrus’ “Party in the USA,” Brandi Andres on the hottest new music acts.

Who will be the next Jennifer Lawrence—the awards season darling from last year's Sundance favorite Winter's Bone? Brandi Andres has this year's brightest stars, from an Oscar-nominated actress' teen sister to another Olsen.

Paul Rudd is everyone's idiot brother, YouTubers make a movie, Kevin Smith tackles Christian extremists, and Norway takes us troll hunting. See the most talked about movies at this year's film festival.