Why James Gray’s The Immigrant isn’t a great movie?
2014-05-17 04:51:52 UTC
It’s a mystery why James Gray’s The Immigrant isn’t a great movie. It looks like one, and sounds like one, summoning a vision of New York in the 1920s that rivals Coppola’s in The Godfather, with the sooty tenements of the Lower East Side seeming to glow under the touch of cinematographer Darius ...
Alec Baldwin Taken Into Police Custody While Riding His Bike
2014-05-13 17:24:38 UTC
The actor, 56, was spotted Tuesday morning being handcuffed by a New York City police officer for riding the wrong way on his bike.
"Alec was taken into custody in order to ID him and given two summons this morning in NYC," the New York Deputy Commissioner of Public Information told "The Insid...
‘Alien’ creator H.R. Giger is dead
2014-05-13 08:22:09 UTC
The renowned Swiss artist H.R. Giger has died at the age of 73, following injuries sustained in a fall, Swiss public television, SRF, has reported. Giger was most famous for the alien monster he created for the movie of the same name.
SRF cited family sources. In the art world, Giger, who focuse...
Hollywood is backing boycotts of the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air
2014-05-11 06:30:54 UTC
LOS ANGELES — For longer than most here care to remember, Arthur Cohn, a producer of “The Garden of the Finzi-Continis,” which won an Oscar in 1972, has staged an intimate pre-Academy Awards dinner for friends, movie stars and others at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
The actress Robin Wright and the...
The Voice Season 6: Who Was Eliminated Tonight, May 6, 2014?
2014-05-07 04:15:35 UTC
As if The Voice's double eliminations weren't cruel enough, tonight Carson reminds us that not two but THREE contestants will be going home tonight. How are we supposed to deal with this? Let's get through this together.<a
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Audrey Hepburn's 85th birthday: After a bizarre and traumatic childhood she went on to be a Hollywood great
2014-05-07 04:19:01 UTC
It used to be said that you can't be too rich or too thin. We now no longer believe this. Bankers and hedge fund managers are too rich; and now the celebrity magazines and tabloids lead the choruses of "Look how skinny's she's got!" The nicer way of saying the same thing, and making it a complime...
James Brown Biopic ‘Get On Up’ Gets By With Help From a Pair of Famous Friends
2014-05-07 04:19:33 UTC
James Brown would have turned 81 on Saturday, and while his birthday gives fans cause to celebrate the Godfather of Soul, 2014 marks an especially notable year for J.B.'s faithful.
That's because Brown will get the big-screen biopic treatment in August's "Get On Up," featuring rising star Chad...
Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Teaming On New Project She Wrote
2014-05-04 08:07:08 UTC
Brad Pitt and Angela Jolie are back at it! For the first time in nine years, the longtime partners are collaborating on an upcoming movie, Deadline reports.
Pitt, 50, met his current mate on the set of their first movie Mr. and Mrs. Smith, which arrived in theaters in June 2005. While the acti...
The 'Bollywood Oscars' host Indian and American stars
2014-04-28 06:03:04 UTC
<h3>Hrithik Roshan inadvertently mesmerises John Travolta with the technicolor lining of his jacket, inspiring the lead singer of the 1979 album Travolta Fever with unexpected dreams.</h3>TAMPA | The Indian film industry's top award show sailed into Tampa Saturday with a pirate-themed opening mus...
George Clooney is engaged to girlfriend Amal Alamuddin
2014-04-27 18:16:54 UTC
George Clooney is ready to commit.
The Oscar-winning actor is engaged to girlfriend Amal Alamuddin, according to multiple reports.
The news is surprising to anyone familiar with Clooney's playboy status, but the two were clearly in love in photos that emerged from the couple's romantic getawa...
Robin Williams' 'Villa of Smiles,' officially hitting market
2014-04-26 17:16:09 UTC
Robin Williams' "Villa of Smiles" estate in Napa Valley hit the Multiple Listing Service
Williams commissioned the Italianate estate about 10 years ago from Gast Architects, and is now offering it at $29.9 million -- a big price cut from about two years ago, when he tried to sell it for $35 mi...
Why is Woody Allen still popular?
2014-04-26 07:48:58 UTC
Woody Allen is a man of habits. For over half a century, the stand-up comedian, writer and filmmaker has been true to his nerd glasses and his fashion-resistant wardrobe of khaki trousers. He has stayed loyal to his rigorous work habits, exotic phobias, piquant neuroses, distinctive Brooklyn acce...
George Clooney Rips Las Vegas Casino Mogul in Defense of ‘Longtime Friend’ Obama
2014-04-23 23:53:02 UTC
George Clooney won't tolerate insults being hurled at his “longtime friend” President Barack Obama, whether you agree with his politics or not.
The actor is setting the record straight on a heated dinner conversation he had with Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn two weeks ago, which ended with...
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas Make First Public
2014-04-16 20:20:10 UTC
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have made their reconciliation red carpet official.
On Tuesday night, the couple stepped out for opening night of "The Library" at The Public Theater in New York City. The 44-year-old "Red 2" star looked stunning in a long black dress with a plunging neck...
…what is this?
2014-04-12 00:55:44 UTC
<h3>The story behind that horrifying Emma Watson GIF is even weirder than the GIF itself</h3>
A GIF of Emma Watson morphing into Sophia Vergara transfixed and horrified the Internet Wednesday, with reactions generally a variation of “…what is this?”
The GIF is so thoroughly creepy and borde...
Should film critics care about cinematic technique?
2014-04-11 19:59:00 UTC
The first debate in 2014 about the future of film criticism is under way, this time touching down on both sides of the Atlantic, so that must make it official.
First out of the gate were the Brits. “In the digital age what is left for a critic to supply?” asked Malcolm Thorndike Nicholson in a...
Peaches Geldof found dead aged 25
2014-04-07 19:28:03 UTC
The Geldof family was struggling to come to terms with the latest chapter in its tragic history after the sudden death of Peaches Geldof, aged just 25, at her home in Kent on Monday.
"We are beyond pain," her father, Bob Geldof, said as he confirmed the news.
The journalist and model was pr...
Mickey Rooney, child star, legend of the screen, dies at 93
2014-04-07 15:51:08 UTC
Actor Mickey Rooney, who became the United States' biggest movie star while still a brash teenager in the 1930s and later a versatile character actor in a career that spanned 10 decades, has died aged 93.
Rooney, who developed a reputation as a hard-partying, off-screen brat in his heyday and ...
Kate Winslet: 'I wish I'd had help dealing with fame'
2014-04-03 16:53:48 UTC
Kate Winslet says she wishes she had been given more support to help her cope with the pressures of early fame.
The Oscar-winning actress admitted her experience of Hollywood had been "one shock after another".
"It isn't easy going through that level of exposure so quickly," she told the BB...
Colbert: Who gets the last laugh?
2014-04-02 07:39:29 UTC
A review of the best commentary on and around the world...
<h3>Today's must-read</h4>When you pick a fight with a man who stars in his own television show - particularly one who uses parody to self-consciously revel in his own glory - you have to be prepared for what might happen.
Dynasty star Kate O'Mara dies
2014-03-30 16:36:35 UTC
<h3>Former Dynasty star Kate O'Mara has died at the age of 74, her agent said.</h3>
The British actress was best known for her role as sister to Joan Collins' Alexis Colby in the US soap.
She also had prominent roles in the '80s series Howards' Way and Triangle, and in Doctor Who.
Piers Morgan fires parting shot at the NRA in final CNN show
2014-03-29 20:15:39 UTC
<h3>Attributing poor ratings to a feud with gun rights advocates, the host said a muted goodbye to the struggling news network</h3>
There was no big celebration for Piers Morgan, no cake delivered to his desk on-air, no interviews with his favorite guests, no serenade from Bette Midler. On the...
Noah: 'Russell Crowe is just about the only actor who could have pulled this off' – first look review
2014-03-29 19:03:43 UTC
Darren Aronofsky, director of Black Swan and Requiem for a Dream, has here created a sombre, powerful biblical epic, shot through with a certain beserk grandeur and gloomy portentousness. Its desire to do justice to the spirit, if not the letter, of the scriptural source should not be doubted; Ar...
Reeva Steenkamp was standing when Pistorius fired first shot, court told
2014-03-19 17:17:40 UTC
Reeva Steenkamp was standing in a toilet cubicle and facing the closed door when she was hit in the right hip by the first of four hollow-point bullets fired at her by Oscar Pistorius, a police ballistics expert testified on Wednesday at the double-amputee Olympic runner's murder trial.
The Voice: Sisaundra Lewis Steals The Show
2014-03-18 05:10:49 UTC
The blind auditions introduced so many great singers so when they were put head-to-head, some tough competition was brought into the spotlight. Thankfully, The Voice has the steal, which saved some of the best singers — and also kept the judges fighting, as per usual. In the end, Blake Shelton‘s ...