Movie Stars

  • Voice Choices

    November 20, 2013


    Two legends onstage

  • Film

    April 17, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    Josh Brolin: Everybody Needs Treatment

    Josh Brolin emerged at last night's National Board of Review awards to present Best Actor to Bradley Cooper for Silver Linings Playbook. "Yes, I'm out," he began. I assumed he was referring to his arrest last week for public intoxication--not saying that he's gay, lol.

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    The Biggest Celebrity Blunders Of Modern Times

    There are a lot to choose from because, just like they soar in special and exciting ways, celebs also mess up with a gigantic splash heard 'round the world. Here are the choices for the worst star boo-boos of our times, as selected by the posters over at Cher's hair care infomerci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Scientology's Obsession With Hollywood Proving Costly In Its Time of Crisis

    In 1955, Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard announced "Project Celebrity," coming up with a list of Hollywood stars he wanted his followers to treat as "game" to hunt down for the church. And while Hubbard didn't succeed in bagging Danny Kaye, Sid Caesar, or Liberace (!), his organization did event ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Baby Jane Remake In The Works: Let The Casting Begin

    The 1962 Granny Guignol classic Whatever Happened To Baby Jane? is being remade by Walter Hill, and it's time to line up two stars who are over the hill to play the parts. You know the drill. Jane is a nutjob who's stuck in her cutesy-pie kiddie routine and is so adorable except that she viciously ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 2, 2012


    Find sartorial inspiration at this festival

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Glenn Close: New Queen Of The Oscar Losers?

    If the experts at (including me) are right, Glenn Close will tie Deborah Kerr and Thelma Ritter for the most losses in female-acting categories in Oscar history. They each have six nominations. Deborah was actually a bigger loser than Glenn because all six of her noms were for Best A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Brad Pitt and Other Celebs Shilled for Food Before They Were Famous

    George Clooney might be well-known as the face of Nespresso, and the image of Padma Lakshmi munching away at Burger King is forever ingrained in the minds of fourteen-year-old boys. Other celebrities have endorsed food products, too...only in roles before they hit stardom. The Daily Meal has a fun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    The Five Hottest Hollywood Hunks Over 50

    The Devil Wears Prada​ Movie stars don't get older, they get better, especially when it comes to my five fave hotties over 50. (5) Mark Harmon. Mamma like, mamma like. (4) Pierce Brosnan. Come to me, Pierce. Your singing in Mamma Mia! will be totally forgiven.

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2011

    Oscars 2011: The Official Runnin' Scared Red Carpet Live Blog! (We're Wearing Valentino.)

    ​Let's get this party started! We have chocolate marshmallow cookies, and wine, and cheese and crackers, and maybe we'll get pizza. And, most importantly, we have CELEBRITIES CONGRATULATING THEMSELVES FOR BEING CELEBRITIES. And Billy Crystal. Whee! Herewith, Runnin' Scared's official live blog ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 11, 2010
  • Voice Choices

    July 20, 2010


    Check out the TV rejects of Conan, Ben Stiller, and Judd Apatow

  • Voice Choices

    July 13, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    My Tony Nomination Predictions!

    ​In case you live for the nominations like I do (and by the way, they'll be announced tomorrow morning), here are my guesses. Disclaimer: I'm at a disadvantage. I actually saw the shows!

  • Film

    March 25, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    Oscar Nominations Announced

    The Best Picture Oscar nominees are The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Frost/Nixon, Milk, The Reader, and Slumdog Millionaire. The other top nominations are: Best Actor: Richard Jenkins (The Visitor), Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon), Sean Penn (Milk), Brad Pitt (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    Burning Questions About Last Night's Golden Globes

    *Was Steven Spielberg being sincere in saying that Marty Scorsese, who happened to be there presenting his award, was a huge influence on him? Anyone see traces of Mean Streets in E.T.? *Why didn't they show Salma Hayek and Penelope Cruz in the same frame, even when Salma was onstage talking to Pen ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 24, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    What's With Those Golden Globe Nominations?

    As per usual, the Globes went for any movie personality who's famous (Brangelina, Tom Cruise, etc.) and with only a few exceptions dissed actual actors who aren't enormous stars. Uninvited from the buffet table were such underpublicized critical darlings as:

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2008

    Who Will Be Oscar Nominated For Best Actress?

    It's only four months to the Oscar nominations (sorry, I'm a sick queen), so it's time to start separating the frontrunners from the back-of-the buses. Here come my never-too-early choices for the definite-probable-maybe nominees. And not to brag, but I'm usually about 80% right with this shit.

  • Voice Choices

    September 23, 2008


    The mother of short-film festivals comes to NYC

  • Voice Choices

    September 10, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 25, 2007
  • Film

    July 13, 2004

    Meow Nix

    Kitty litter: Armed with bullwhip and skimpy leather catsuit, Berry coughs up a hairball

  • Columns

    January 27, 2004
  • Theater

    December 30, 2003
  • News

    December 23, 2003

    365 Days Later

    The Other of Invention

  • NYC Life

    September 9, 2003
  • News

    March 25, 2003

    When Doves Cry

    Oscar Declares War on the War

  • Columns

    February 4, 2003
  • NYC Life

    September 3, 2002

    Maggie May . . .

    The Many Sides of Indie Film's Newest Siren

  • News

    March 26, 2002

    Operation Infinite Justice

    A Patriotic Hollywood Celebrates Its Own Beautiful Mind

  • NYC Life

    March 5, 2002

    Faith No More

    'The Believer' Makes the Long Pilgrimage to the Silver Screen

  • NYC Life

    September 4, 2001


    Millennium Movies Get a Second Chance

  • News

    May 8, 2001

    Cruise Control

    Why Is It Libelous to Call an Action Actor Gay?

  • NYC Life

    February 27, 2001

    Crouching Pussycats, Hidden Gems

    Moviegoers Avoid Big-Budget Pitfalls

  • News

    September 5, 2000

    Picture This

    Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!

  • Film

    May 23, 2000

    Thus Spake Maximus

    Battle Royale: Crowe vs. Nietzsche

  • Film

    May 9, 2000
  • Columns

    April 4, 2000
  • Long Island Voice

    November 2, 1999
  • Film

    October 26, 1999
  • News

    August 24, 1999

    Film Previews

    A rundown of the season's movies— handpicked for their potential wondrousness or probable woefulness.

  • Film

    May 25, 1999
  • Film

    March 16, 1999

    Astral Projections

    The Cloudy Crystal Ball of Movie Magazines

  • Columns

    January 12, 1999

    NY Mirror

    Definitely honor-free will be Joseph Fiennes for Shakespeare (sorry, but the Bard didn't look like Rob Lowe).

  • Film

    November 17, 1998

    Chilly Scenes

    A Winter Movie Preview
    [Some Dates Guaranteed To Change]

  • Film

    October 6, 1998
  • Music

    July 28, 1998
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