Particularly nice ones that didn't end in two restraining orders? I've written before about the big names who I've found always approachable and lovely--folks like Julianne Moore, Patricia Clarkson, and Cheyenne Jackson, to name some visible examples. But of course I'm press. If you're not ... More >>
Superheroes, sequels, and TWO Conans! Summer has arrived.
The kids are not all right
Why do some people upstate consider the Bronx's Gladys Carrión their own 'Satan' incarnate? Maybe it has something to do with all the juvenile detention facilities city kids get sent to up there. Or got sent to. Because -- as the commissioner of the Office of Children and Family Services -- Car ... More >>
Two moms, two kids, and a sperm donor make one all-American movie
L.A. is clearly the world's epicenter of celebrity spotting, a land of relentless visions of real-life make believe. In fact, the second you disembark from the plane, you're generally accosted by all manner of biggies, has-beens, wannabes, waiters with screenplays, and starlets running from t ... More >>
At Splash, the showtunes must go on.
That infamous festival is back, though chicks may happily dominate this year
As someone who regularly deals with bold-faced names in all their glitzy grandeur, I appreciate the celebrities who are gracious, charming, and slap you on the back, not with a restraining order. Through the years, I've brilliantly noted that some stars are way more savvy in dealing with press wretc ... More >>
Inspired by Todd Haynes, this competent '50s chamber drama doesn't quite compare
Watching a career sore. And hearing amid the praise for Day-Lewis: 'Huston. We have a problem.'
Wynonna's backwoods backstory (and other therapy issues)
The intimate pleasures and necessary detachments of Toronto 2007
Second screen adaptation of all-American mega-fiction drowns in ponderous metaphors
Can a good play shelter a movie star from criticism's wet blanket?
Why peroxide rot is, like, officially over
Foe McCarthy: Clooney's compact, conscientious paean to a bygone era of principles
The East Village is a 'utopian whorehouse' in the Scissor Sisters video
Everyone Knows This Is Nowhere
Evaluating a Movie Lover's Chances of Survival at a Topsy-Turvy Sundance
Definitely honor-free will be Joseph Fiennes for Shakespeare (sorry, but the Bard didn't look like Rob Lowe).