Rom-coms used to be a cash cow --and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
With less than two weeks till Election Day, rightbloggers have rolled out what they perceive to be the Heavy Cannon for their assaults on President Obama. For example: When Obama operative Jen Psaki appeared on an MSNBC show and joked to the host that "the good news for you is I showered this mornin ... More >>
They have overdosed on coffee, written on layovers in Canada, traveled from the Netherlands, put pen to pad on a packed tram headed to Roosevelt Island, and made time for writing even after dealing with a parent's heart attack. They're New York City's NaNoWriMo participants, and no, they didn't do ... 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:
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 >>
Welcome to the Village Voice's not-really-annual Oscar liveblog! Feel the electricity. Not sure if you've heard, but: This year's Academy Awards will be UNLIKE ANY YOU'VE EVER SEEN BEFORE! First of all: They've hired an architect to design the set. Money well spent. Next: Taking a page from The M ... More >>
Additional, excellent live-blogging here with Allison Benedikt at Sound of the City. The King of All Oscar Predictors walks among you in Part III. Will this hubris bring us low? Watch and judge! Oh no, Ben Stiller, you are not. Natalie Portman, good straight woman. Stiller probably thinks he's C ... More >>
The Governor's pick is genuine machine-made royalty
Jeffrey Katzenberg's cure for an ailing movie economy, in all three dimensions.
From the multiplex to the stump: It's caped crusader versus community organizer, and the end is nigh
Sending up the pop biopic, Walk Hard sells cheap laughs and lifeless Cox
James Mangold remakes a classic western for our ADD times
Going Italian social clubbing
What I share and don't share with one half of the creature currently known as TomKat
Devilish Biopics; Buffy Puts a Stake in It
'Hoop Dreams' Director Steve James Rebounds With 'Stevie'
On Divas Live '99, the bewigged trio of Cher, Elton John, and Tina Turner rocked on Elton's theme song, 'Proud Mary.'
On the nature of nymph mania