I'm sure it's just a typo or an editing mistake, but in her Playbill bio for the hilarious Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Sigourney Weaver claims to have won the Oscar for Aliens. That would be news to Marlee Matlin, who actually won that year for Children of a Lesser God, as the kids on the ... More >>
Quvenchane Wallis will be the youngest anything if she wins. But let's talk about Jennifer Lawrence. She was nominated before, for Winter's Bone, when she was even younger. She's in the huge franchise The Hunger Games, which will surely pay for her old age. And in the meantime, she's nominated for ... More >>
A lot of oddsmakers are talking up Jean Dujardin for his silent turn in the mostly speechless The Artist. And Max Von Sydow is getting a supporting push for playing a traumatized man who communicates via facial expressions and note writing in Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close. But a friend of mine ... More >>
Remember when comedy roasts consisted of hilarious old Jews making pesky fun of each other? Well, now, it's all kinds of people doing the same, but they all seem, I don't know...gay. They out celebrities, make fisting jokes, and refer to Ryan Seacrest's asshole. On last night's Donald Tru ... More >>
Fun with assisted suicide. Plus: Puffy Combs on the craft of acting?
Now Marlee Matlin's got a tell-all book out, in which she accuses actor Bill Hurt of abuse. She was 19 and he was 35 when they became involved on the set of Children of a Lesser God, and during their time together, though he had only a year earlier been so sensitive and sweet in Kiss of the Spider W ... More >>
My Ongoing Love Affair With Those Twisted Awards