Even worse than for Madea's Witness Protection.
He's gotten some scathing notices for Alex Cross, the thriller in which he's the homicide detective/psychologist once played by Oscar winner Morgan Freeman.
But if there's any killing to investigate, it could be to Perry's career after this turkey lu ... More >>
Summer Olympics season is imminent: Golden rings crop up on magazine covers, newspapers dedicate space to English beverages and foodstuffs, Morgan Freeman's rich, reassuring baritone returns to prime time in the form of credit-card shilling, businesses all over town announce their own "Olympics Of [ ... More >>
Normally, reviews and mentions of a movie are embargoed by the film studio until a few days before the opening, but in the case of The Dark Night Rises, participating press have been warned by Warner Brothers to not tweet, review, or mention the film in any way until opening day (July 20)!
There is ... More >>
Celebrities including R&B crooner Trey Songz and Magic Johnson are now helping wake up kids who don't want to go to school anymore. It's part of a plan called "Wake Up! NYC," which is attempting to get kids motivated to wake up in the morning and go to school. The celebrities taking part in t ... More >>
Just the other day, I asked why James Earl Jones has gotten billing ahead of Vanessa Redgrave in Broadway's imminent Driving Miss Daisy revival.
They're both acting titans of the highest magnitude, but after all, Daisy is the title role and Vanessa's an Oscar winner.
The marquee is up for the Driving Miss Daisy revival on Broadway, and James Earl Jones's name is the first one listed!
He's on the left and Vanessa Redgrave comes next, on the right.
This might be an alphabetical way to handle two titans of such magnitude, but isn't Vanessa slightly bigger, ... More >>
In another February 2 ritual, the 2010 Oscar Nominees were announced this morning. The Best Picture list, expanded to ten nominees this year, are:
The Blind Side
The Hurt Locker
Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire
A Serious Man
U ... More >>
The really likeable thing about what remains an underrated (though, uh, not that underrated) Blueprint 3 was the spectacle of Jay-Z thinking pretty seriously about what it meant to be an enormously successful and pretty definitively middle-aged rapper. He's the first and only to do it, with apolog ... More >>