Talking 70mm, Joaquin Phoenix, and researching Scientology for his sixth and most anticipated film
Free Whitey! (Just kidding.)After Osama bin Laden's death, James "Whitey" Bulger was the Most Wanted Man in America. Then after 16 years on the run, the mythological South Boston ex-con was caught yesterday in California. Jack Nicholson's character in The Departed was loosely based on Whitey, in the ... More >>
This weekend the Senate repealed Don't Ask Don't Tell -- the 17-year-old policy that allowed gays to serve in the U.S. military only if they could conceal their sexual orientation. The bill awaits Obama's signature. You might expect rightbloggers to be angry about it, and some of them are -- hila ... More >>
While we impatiently await the November 24 opening of Burlesque, in which Cher stars as Tess, an LA nightclub's bitchy mother hen, we've taken a stroll down celluloid lane with the Half-Breed herself. Burlesque is Cher's her first starring role since 1999's Tea With Mussolini (unless you coun ... More >>
George W. Bush's strangest (and most welcome) beneficiary revels in various types of freedom
A shock of recognition went down my spine as I watched Pittsburgh gym shooter George Sodini giving a video tour of his house.Now that Sodini has killed three women and himself in Tuesday's horrific shooting, we're all ghoulishly picking over his Internet corpse. The man's diary, for example, reveale ... More >>
Talking with the smart Jeff Daniels and plotting our Tonys revenge.
Making bizarre look easy (and bizarre)
The onetime Hollywood A-lister climbs back in the ring with Darren Aronofsky's latest
Diane Keaton subjects herself to more indignities in Michael Lehmann's latest vapid comedy
Steven Soderbergh tries, and largely fails, to make 'em like they used to
A must-see retrospective celebrates the work of a modernist master
Oscar Declares War on the War
'Hoop Dreams' Director Steve James Rebounds With 'Stevie'
The Critics Speak
Philip Seymour Hoffman Out of Character
Is This the End of Iron Mike?