I'll give that honor to Best Actress Jennifer Lawrence. She was succinct, sweet, and sincere--everything a speech should be, including acknowledging the four losers, but not in a patronizing, humiliating way. And she did this even after falling on her face on the way up to the podium, and making a ... More >>
Not so tight that the wife, Jennifer Garner needs to worry, mind you. But Ben Affleck--who has an important new movie called Argo coming out--tells The Hollywood Reporter about his former flame, Jennifer Lopez: "We don't have the kind of relationship where she relies on me for advice, but we do ha ... More >>
In 1955, Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard announced "Project Celebrity," coming up with a list of Hollywood stars he wanted his followers to treat as "game" to hunt down for the church. And while Hubbard didn't succeed in bagging Danny Kaye, Sid Caesar, or Liberace (!), his organization did event ... More >>
Green but not good for you
I demand that Us magazine keeps printing the contractual demands that celebs make for their well-stocked dressing rooms, flights, and other appearances. It's just so entertaining and revealing, both in the celebs' nervy hauteur and in their occasional crassness and bad taste. The current one has g ... More >>
Michael Becker / FOX Baby-Hugger Simon Cowell Two hours? Really? Because tonight's annual philanthropic extravaganza adds an extra hour onto the already too long results show (far too much to ask of any live-blogger, in my opinion), I'll be checking in intermittently throughout the night, ... More >>
via Wikipedia.orgWe unanimously decided last week that the worst male actor is...a lot of people. But as the Oscars approach, who's the worst female movie star?
Valentine's Day--aka Love, American Style, the Movie--is one of those criss-crossing ensemble pieces starring literally everyone alive who's ever walked the earth and ended up in front of a camera. In an attempt to satisfy every possible demographic, it has young people, old people, whites, ... More >>
Practicing self-deception as a survival technique
. . and the debate over copies crops up again
It was a lovely moment on the Oscars—a/k/a the Gay Super Bowl—when No Country for Old Men producer Scott Rudin thanked his lover John Barlow (from the Broadway p.r. company Barlow Hartman) and referred to him as "honey." Well, honey, in the official transcript of the speech, that part was myster ... More >>
Writer's cramp? No, a nonstop stream of diary during the Oscars telecast.
Steel yourself for 2008 with a look back at the year's best scripts
Wynonna's backwoods backstory (and other therapy issues)
Teen pregnancy, hilarious and sweet, in the indie-licious Juno
Yet another Rhode trip. Then it's back to Manhattan for cock tales.
The French and Americans chat it up on 46th Street
Peter Berg turns Jamie Foxx loose in Saudi Arabia; things blow up
Glamour, heartbreak, and some interpretive dance
Is Lost an elaborately plotted action mystery or just flimsy trash? Depends on who you ask.
Rove? Miller? Liberals? A pox on all their houses
The Critics Speak