Jack Ferver does Liz Taylor
The way to make it in music these days is to play cruise ships and theme parks, but if you want to be a movie star, break out on TV first. Oz The Great and Powerful--opening today--features no fewer than four major film folk who started on the small screen.
Sorry James Franco, this Oz is neither great nor powerful
More great work from Melissa Leo, who still isn't getting the big trailer
We're coming up to the first anniversary of Osama Bin Laden's demise. Some media outlets celebrated with cute headlines ("Osama Bin Laden Used Viagra And 'Just-For-Men' To Keep His Wives Interested In Him"). President Obama celebrated with an ad reminding everyone that he killed him. To rightblogge ... More >>
Timberlake, representing the 99 percent
They're in the new romantic comedy Friends With Benefits, in which Justin and Mila Kunis try to have sex with no strings attached and find that the expected complications develop.
Superheroes, sequels, and TWO Conans! Summer has arrived.
Annie Leibovitz, struggling artist, has been shooting ads for Disney depicting celebrities as everyone's favorite Disney stars. The Disney Dream Portraits, their official name, kind of look like what would happen if the Vanity Fair Oscar party took place on Halloween. The Disney Parks Blog, t ... More >>
Courtesy ABCAnd now for the awards portion of the evening! Full disclosure: the three of us have seen only five of the Best Picture nominees. Not that it matters. So:
In Black Swan, a six-time nominee at this weekend's Academy Awards, Natalie Portman has a ecstasy-induced sex scene with Mila Kunis. Watching this scene obviously needs the most concentration that one can give to a movie. So it is expected that if someone was munching popcorn too loudly durin ... More >>
In: Portman and Franco. Out: Moore and Wahlberg.
Perhaps recalling the strange success (?) of their not-so-vaguely-racist "How to Date an Indian (Advice for the Non-Indian)" column by Andrea Miller, which beget a mini-online uproar, including the oddly aggressive, nearly misogynistic but well-received parody "How To Date A White Bitch (Advi ... More >>
Four actors and their very good year
In his new book, New York City's Best Dive Bars: Drinking and Diving in the Big Apple, Ben Westhoff riffs on the five boroughs' finest dumps. Here are his 10 favorites.
Variety reports that Yankees record home-run hitter Alex Rodriguez will be fielding a role in the new Justin Timberlake-Mila Kunis movie, Friends With Benefits, about two friends who take to the sheets to cope after ending disastrous relationships. Though the plot of the film may be predictab ... More >>
By Fatimah Surjani Ortega Yes, Tiger, this could be your yearSunday ushers in the Year of Metal Tiger, which sounds like a golf club. That's actually appropriate, because things look auspicious for Tiger Woods -- as long as he can keep his dick in his pants. Just in time for Chinese New Yea ... More >>
Poland's finest annual fete heads to NYC
Last week, the Craig Ferguson Show featured a fake trailer for "Jersey Shore: The Movie," starring Mila Kunis as Snooki, and Ferguson as Mario.
The theology is a little warped, even for the post-apocalypse
The country's greatest living director, Mike Judge (King of the Hill, Office Space, Idiocracy), has a new release in the offing, due Labor Day. "Extract" concerns Joel (Jason Bateman), the owner of a flavoring company called Reynolds Extracts, which manufactures "a patented brand of culinary extra ... More >>
Sigh. It was only yesterday (literally!) that Billy Joel, 60, was reported ready to buy his wife of five years, Katie Lee Joel, 27, her own Sag Harbor restaurant. And now the Daily News reports that the Joels are divorcing. They stick in a bunch of stuff about some fashion designer she's supposed to ... More >>
Jason Segel has balls, and uses them to great effect