From a deranged Dirty Harry to the rise of Honey Boo Boo, it was a long, strange, sad, and silly trip
That's the bold contention of Dan Callahan's well written book Barbara Stanwyck, The Miracle Woman. Says he: "Mighty as they were, Davis and Hepburn were actors who sometimes indicated emotions, or ran roughshod over them. "Stanwyck only did that once, in Sorry, Wrong Number, her last Oscar bid. ... More >>
Admiring the attributes of the sixth annual male-escort awards
Tonight, we'll be covering the 84th Annual Academy Awards, live from a computer. Stay here on Runnin' Scared for exclusive insight and commentary from a Hollywood insider who has seen THREE movies this year (not including a two-part episode of The Mentalist that looked pretty big-budget). Who ... More >>
This is the only ballot you'll need at your viewing party
Or: The Netflix meltdown, the resurrection of Harvey Weinstein, and Kristen Wiig's box office coup all in one list
By now, most of America has seen Julie & Julia, the Nora Ephron film about blogger-turned-memoirist Julie Powell and culinary legend Julia Child. Lawrence Dai, however, has seen Julie & Julia a staggering 365 times and blogged about it at The Lawrence/Julie & Julia Project. Yes, he watched the rom-c ... More >>
Success has mellowed him—and he's actually funny
Lindsay didn't steal, he says, cutting to the chase
Every summer, one of the hottest dates in town emerges out of Central Park. And it's back. With Al Pacino.
94 critics voted. The results are in.
Showstoppers and rip-offs in the blowsy movie musical. Plus: Paper's Nightlife Awards
Rushmore duo gets animalistic
Paying tribute to the actor John Cazale
Knowing that our friend, Morning Joe's Willie Geist--"The Oracle of MSNBC"--is a big sports fan, we thought we'd check in with him about the NCAA's Final Four. Willie has fielded some questions from us before, so we're pleased he had time--between Indian-wrestling matches with co-host Mike Barnicle- ... More >>
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Estrogen at the New York Women in Film & Television Muse awards; nights in drag with Murray Hill
Plus, singer-dancer Chita Rivera, drag queen Linda Simpson, and "Boys Gone Wild" at Mr. Black
Ken Russell and other crazy people we love.
And inside the women in Towelhead. Plus Rockwell paints a fucked-up Casanova.
An opinionated guide to the New York International Fringe Festival
At 81, Alvin Epstein's trying something classic and new
Sprite of the hunter: Jim Carrey journeys through a postmodern 'tween-gothic neverland
The Many Sides of Indie Film's Newest Siren
New Yorks Indie Filmmakers Prepare for a Summer Shutdown
Pulvermachers Horticultural Fantasy
Movie Buffs Pick Their Favorite Endings
[Spoilers are in bold]
''I can't believe that all the underground insanity I skanked around for years now comprises cute touristy entertainment.''