Stiller's the best comedy director of his generation, hiding in plain sight
In Thor: The Dark World, he's the god who slums it on earth.
According to Glamour UK's reader poll. I'll give them to you in ascending order of popularity.
No one plays a legendary movie star like another movie star--I mean, they really know how it's done, or at least they're willing to trot out their best mannerisms and try. Here are some of the most memorable examples (some because they're brilliant, others because they're glittery trash) of filmla ... More >>
The spider becomes a man—and a joy—in The Amazing Spider-Man
Since the days of Wild Style and Krush Groove, rappers have put their music on hold and delved into the film world. A bunch of these efforts were pretty badremember Ice-T in Leprechaun in the Hoodwhile others were so bad they were good. Cam crying in Killa Season or KRS fleeing the sce ... More >>
Far away, in a place known to some as "La-La Land," the region's princes and princesses are preparing for a big magical celebration. Yeah, no. It's just that the Golden Globes are happening tonight in Los Angeles. Will you watch? Will you not watch now that you know that Ryan Gosling will not be att ... More >>
Last night's Golden Globes were...weird. They were sad, they were awkward, they were kind of bleak and sinister, like a cocktail party gone on way too long, till everyone's smiles are forced and dresses rumpled. The Social Network did well, winning four awards, as did Glee, which took home th ... More >>
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown's in town, and she's not one of them.
It has recently been rumored that TechCrunch CEO Michael Arrington -- a tech/media entrepreneur who takes the whole "bustin' down doors" bravado pretty seriously -- is in acquisition talks with media giant AOL, Om Malik at GigaOm reports, noting that the deal "is at a sensitive stage and migh ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 15, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 3 Films in Focus by Andrew Sarris Every year about this time a large number of critics make up 10 best lists, an a smaller number write boring articles attacking 10 best lists. You do or you don't, I supp ... More >>
I hear Lady Gaga's in the house tonight for the Cinco de Mayo installment of the results show, and hopefully singing a Frank Sinatra song. Or duetting with Harry Connick, Jr. That would be awwwwesome. 9:03pm. Group sing: the four boys sing "The Lady is a Tramp" and does that make Crystal Bowersox ... More >>
Chattering with Emmy winner Leslie Jordan, plus sounding off on Broadway.
Choose Basil Rathbone over Robert Downey
Remember the comedy team of Martin and Lewis? Hello? Well, brace yourselves for Martin and Baldwin! Yep, Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin will cohost the Oscars next year, and they should do pretty well, especially if no one tells them that Ben Stiller and Robert Downey Jr. unceremoniously turn ... More >>
At the Observer today, Christopher Rosen, stimulated by the unfortunate new The Taking of Pelham 123, decries remakes of 70s New York classics. But his complaint is that "Only '70s period pieces remain locked inside the isolation of past events... We want '70s films to be something other than a ... More >>
Sally Hawkins just grins, while Greg Kinnear spills the Soup
Playing legendary photographer Diane Arbus, Nicole Kidman is an unconvincing weirdo
Richard Linklater's literate Dick adaptation is a brain-bending D-light
Foe McCarthy: Clooney's compact, conscientious paean to a bygone era of principles
The story behind Ed Klein, author of the latest Hillary-bashing tome
Eight inauthenticities hard to resist, even when hard to understand, or impossible to love
Omni-bust: Wong's early climax can't make up for a spent Soderbergh and a flaccid Antonioni
Halle Berry's looney-tuned fireworks jinxed by a French ex-auteur's waterlogged ambition
Jesse Jackson Marches in the Penitents Parade
Law-Breaking Celebrities Like Robert Downey Jr. Are in the News Again. Interested?
Curtis Hansons Second Coming
A Winter Movie Preview
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