After copping an Emmy as Sarah Palin, Julianne Moore is now playing a rambunctious rock performer in What Maisie Knew, an updated adaptation of the Henry James novel about a girl caught between two selfish divorcing parents. The film's release was a great excuse for me to catch up with Julianne Moo ... More >>
She was a movie, then a musical, then a sequel, then a revisal of the musical, and now a remake of the movie. And she's here, she's still here... Stephen King's Carrie--the misunderstood outcast who redefines "this girl is on fire"--will be back this fall in a movie starring Hugo's Chloe Grace Mor ... More >>
Fresh off playing Sarah Palin, Julianne Moore has been offered the role of another crazed fanatic--Margaret White, the title character's bible-thumping mom in Carrie, the Kimberly Peirce-directed redo of the 1976 classic based on the Stephen King book. That's the one about the outcast who learns "i ... More >>
She hasn't seen it, mind you, because it's not important and she knows where her values are (with that twisted family of hers). But she knows for a fact that HBO's Game Change, starring Julianne Moore as the Alaska Governor turned TV commentator, is the usual leftie liberal, Obama-driven pack of "H ... More >>
Particularly nice ones that didn't end in two restraining orders? I've written before about the big names who I've found always approachable and lovely--folks like Julianne Moore, Patricia Clarkson, and Cheyenne Jackson, to name some visible examples. But of course I'm press. If you're not ... More >>
Remember when Marisa Tomei became a worldwide punchline because she upset the pundits by copping the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for 1992's My Cousin Vinny, thereby beating a whole bunch of hoity toity types with accents not from da Bronx? Well, despite all the conspiracy theories that flo ... More >>
With lesbian sex not only accepted but boring, what's left to outrage?
Sarah Palin was the wrong choice for Vice President in 2008, but Julianne Moore seems like the right choice to play Palin in Game Change, the HBO movie that will cover the sweep and drama of that particular historic election. Yes, I know, Tina Fey already nailed the role, but no doubt this f ... More >>
Well, not sexually. I don't think. I'll let her do the explaining. At last night's New York Film Critics soiree, Annette accepted the Best Actress honor for The Kids Are All Right in which she and lover Julianne Moore have kids via sperm donor Mark Ruffalo.
Almost a year after its untimely demise, Gourmet is officially undead, thanks its resurrection as a brand, spanking new iPad app. Per Diner's Journal, the app, called Gourmet Live, features videos, recipes, and features drawn from a mix of old and new content. The app has a content-sharing a ... More >>
In case you missed my scintillating column this week -- and there's no decent reason why you should have -- let me drag out a part of it that deals with the acclaimed lesbian family dramedy The Kids Are All Right. I write about "one plot aspect that initially made me queasy in my pants. (Sp ... More >>
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Jibz Cameron's hot at the Hot! Festival. Plus The Kids Are All Right and Kisses
Here's a hilarious video I did for movieline.com, asking opening day customers who just saw the lesbian family dramedy The Kids Are All Right whether Annette Bening should stick with Warren Beatty or run off with Julianne Moore. The answers I got will add some extra zing to your potpourri. And c ... More >>
Appalled? Good! Then CLICK HERE for my new column in which I pile on hideously accurate blind items like that one. The truth isn't pretty, honey.
Bening and Moore have got their lesbian shtick down.
Two moms, two kids, and a sperm donor make one all-American movie
The gayest movie ever made, A Single Man is Tom Ford's Oscar nominated triumph of style about a forlorn professor's bittersweet past love and his flirtation with some young new angel with a nice body. I urge you to check out the imminent DVD/BluRay versions--even though the cover art does ev ... More >>
Not once but twice, Annette Bening has lost the Oscar to Hilary Swank, but this could finally be her year to grab for the gold. The problem is she's in TWO big movies.
L.A. is clearly the world's epicenter of celebrity spotting, a land of relentless visions of real-life make believe. In fact, the second you disembark from the plane, you're generally accosted by all manner of biggies, has-beens, wannabes, waiters with screenplays, and starlets running from t ... More >>
The mother of short-film festivals comes to NYC
Julianne Moore, wasted again
Every fest has its misses. This year's Tribeca is no exception.
A Hare-brained heroine and a military pilot play war games
Moore of the same: Another '50s mom, spice-free this time
From The Book of J.Lo: We may be through with the ass but the ass isn't through with us
The season's globe-trotting films bring mankind closer together, or at least pretend to on-screen
Todd Haynes and Julianne Moore Reopen Douglas Sirk's Melodrama Fakebook
The Many Sides of Indie Film's Newest Siren