"You know you’re going to see something good when people call a movie tasteless."
Machine pols and reformers alike are ensnared
Oscar winner Jeremy Irons might have a reversal of fortune after his remarks on gay marriage, which are accepting yet questioning yet ironic yet Irons-ic. Irons said he doesn't have a strong feeling about gay marriage either way. But then he added that it's fantastic because "living with another an ... More >>
Julia Roberts could have done Blind Side, but opted for Valentine's Day instead. Jack Nicholson was offered the role of Michael Corleone, but felt it was an offer he could refuse. Michelle Pfeiffer didn't want to be Clarice Starling, and Jeremy Irons pooh poohed the part of Hannibal Lecter, both t ... More >>
Birds do it; witches don't
"Mickey Rourke and I don't punch each other physically, but we do punch each other in other ways--it's emotional." Sam Rockwell is an actor who's both comfortable propping up bigger stars--he was a supporting player alongside Brad Pitt in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford ... More >>
To combat the dull economy, big movie stars have taken over Broadway's stages, trophy in hand, hoping people will see them in just about anything. And they pretty much will, though some of these stars are offering way more than just reading the phone book. Their lustrous likes include:
Actor Ron Silver has died of esophageal cancer at the age of 62. Born in New York, Silver took a Master's in Chinese History from St. John's University, taught Spanish, and even worked for the U.S. Government in Taiwan before starting to act off-Broadway. He moved on to TV (including a recurring r ... More >>
Michael Jacobs's Impressionism
Plus Film Forum celebrates Italian screen icon Alberto Sordi
Never So Good, Rapunzel, Roy Williamss Baby Girl
Armed with a digital camera and his own brand of logic, David Lynch forges inward
The empire strikes back: Uneasy nods to contemporary politics is all this Heaven knows
Dentists in Domestic Prison, Nuns Behind Bars, Jewel Thieves on Holiday
Show Me Round Your Snow-Peaked Mountains Way Down South
'Hoop Dreams' Director Steve James Rebounds With 'Stevie'