Hollywood's Big Bang

Break out the scissors – bangs are back! Whether they wear them long or short, stars are getting the fringe benefits.

THE LONG WAY

Though Halle Berry got "punk'd" by Ashton Kutcher at the L.A. premiere of Gothika in November (right), the real surprise of the night was her coif. Gone was Berry's trademark short cut (left, at the Oscars in March), and in its place, a lush, wavy mane, complete with soft bangs.