Disney has learned that if you bring back a classic cartoon in 3-D, you make many more dimensions of moola. But I pray the same trend doesn't hit some other types of screen gems because in my lifetime, I absolutely never want to see the following: *Gandhi in 3-D Thrill to Mahatma's protruding ri ... More >>
Melissa HamiltonGabrielle Hamilton, comedienne extraordinaire.Gabrielle Hamilton has bared all in her bestselling memoir, Blood, Bones & Butter. And she bared a little more at her De Gustibus class last week. Ever entertaining, here were some of the best lines she delivered during her cooking ... More >>
Courtesy ABCAnd now for the awards portion of the evening! Full disclosure: the three of us have seen only five of the Best Picture nominees. Not that it matters. So:
In: Portman and Franco. Out: Moore and Wahlberg.
Is he the world's most gay-friendly straight man or the world's most straight-friendly gay man? Either way, James Franco is going to keep things murky just to drive us cuckoo-crazy over it. Says ew.com, "Unlike the loud denials from some stars and even louder silences from others, the respo ... More >>
Social and economic turmoil? Don't ask. At least we had Lady Gaga to tell us what to do.
According to boxofficemojo.com, the following 2010 films have so far made way less than they cost--i.e., they ain't smash hits.
via NY Daily NewsToday, Anne Hathaway and James Franco were named the hosts of this year's Academy Awards. The Daily News reports that Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer (the producers of the Oscars) said, "James Franco and Anne Hathaway personify the next generation of Hollywood icons -- fresh, exc ... More >>
Colin FirthHere it is: Unfounded, un-called for, and way too early. Best Actor nominees will surely include Colin Firth (The King's Speech), James Franco (127 Hours), and Robert Duvall (Get Low). Firth is the favorite to win right now, especially since he was so good in A Single Man last ye ... More >>
In Danny Boyle's 127 Hours, James Franco plays the real-life adventurer who got his arm pinned by a boulder and spent six days alone in the wilderness trying to survive until he finally cut his arm off and escaped. I'm not sure if this will be a big date movie, especially since at the screen ... More >>
Weezer in simpler times, or maybe not In this week's Village Voice, Mike Powell hails the reissue of Weezer's Pinkerton, Theon Weber reviews Taylor Swift's sneakily great Speak Now, and Tad Hendrickson chronicles the belated emergence of the Mali-Cuba connection finally captured on AfroCubism ... More >>
Home is, as they say, where the heart is. So who's the guy selling you your Lipitor and what the hell are all these rats doing everywhere? In this week's Village Voice cover story, join staff writer Elizabeth Dwoskin for a rousing, fun, morbid round of the game New Yorkers everywhere can rela ... More >>
Awardsthey're a girl thing. Mostly, anyway, but the shows are bitchin'
With more than 250 films to see, there is no one, definitive festival experience. Here's mine.