Bernie--based on the real-life story of a well-liked mortician who killed his nasty lady friend but pretended she was still alive--is out on DVD.
At the release party at Merc Bar last night, star Jack Black told me what it was like to meet the real Bernie Tiede as the movie was being prepared.
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This week in the Voice, out today: Nick Pinto busts bail and explains how jail really works, writing about OWS and incarceration: "As the Occupy Wall Street movement has introduced a new young generation of mostly white, mostly middle-class activists to civil disobedience, arrest, jail, and the inne ... More >>
I know they're all different ages and sizes and types blah blah, but to me they're one big lovable zhlub.
In fact, not since the reign of Kate Bosworth and Kate Beckinsale have I been so simultaneously starstruck and confused.
Michael Becker/FOXA deeply frustrating season of American Idol is over now, having discovered exactly zero future stars, and last night we got the massive glitzathon finale, an annual event that reliably has little or nothing to do with the rest of the season. Scotty McCreery barely even look ... More >>
--Steven Tyler broke his shoulder and received some stitches in his head after falling off the stage during Aerosmith's show Wednesday in Sturgis, South Dakota (he's not dead, as some sites were reporting). Billie Perry, wife of guitarist Joe Perry, wrote on her Twitter: "[Tyler] hit his hea ... More >>
Tim MowrerIn Hollywood, the men are allowed to pork it up, but if a dame does so, she's sent out back to scrub the toilet and freshen the laundry. It's a crazy double standard that would instantly end if I were in charge of da movies. I say let 'em ALL eat cake!
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8:30 pm. Hmmm, Laurence of Arabia with a Cugat beat... pretty stage, more "intimate" than usual as promised, but a bit flat -- Oh no Hugh Jackman is doing a Billy Crystal. No, Hugh, you're too good for this. And we mean that literally. It's like watching Pavarotti play Jackie Gleason.
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