Rom-coms used to be a cash cow --and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
Ryan Murphy is putting together a stellar cast for the long awaited screen version of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, about the struggle to get recognition for AIDS as it devastated the gay community in the early days. Julia Roberts will play the lady doctor who nails the big boys with rage ... More >>
In Larry Crowne, America's heroes Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts develop an unlikely attraction--and I'm wondering if you'll be hot for it. He plays a downsized man who decides to go back to school, where he studies speech with Julia, a cranky, unhappily married woman who's over everything.
Superheroes, sequels, and TWO Conans! Summer has arrived.
The title is a spoiler in three parts
Michael Lohan's engaged, the guy who stalked David Letterman found love, the freaky Catholics from The DaVinci Code make me want to forget about their crazy Jesus anal beads and rock out some Bill Withers. Also, kilts. Hey, look, gossip! From a gossip blogger! Presenting your Wednesday Gossip ... More >>
Girls rock through the ages
Travertine looks like the sort of place that cares more about its DJ than its chef. The female servers have been made to dress like Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman. Unch-unch-unch booms the music. "May I say a few words about the menu," says the waiter, without really asking, and proceeds to up-sell w ... More >>
The person who allegedly tried to extort $2 million from talk show host David Letterman in exchange for keeping his affairs with NBC staff secret is not, as we expected, Sarah Palin, but Robert Joe Halderman, a producer for 48 Hours. Newsday says he also served as "a reporter on sensitive and diff ... More >>
All it takes to cure the Depression is a little Miss Sunshine
Love that cape, Batman!
Premieres can be achingly tedious affairs where you stare at the floor as the filmmakers get up to publicly admire each others’ spunk and perspicacity. ("Thanks, Vince. You helped make Fred Claus a life-altering labor of love!") But at the recent premiere of The Orphanage, the spooky-dooky film Sp ... More >>
Will the public get off, or just the studios?
An indie film pioneer considers the Hollywood shuffle
Boy turns bug in redemptive kiddie-lit adaptation
Caine plays optical-illusion games; Of Thee I Sing remains bouncy and sharp
New York senator hires big lawyer, saves domain name from squatter
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The art of four play: Cruel lies and crueler truths in a tastefully sordid relationship drama
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