First, lets start with the ending: the closing credits disclaimer that insists that none of the lead actors in Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac filmed penetrative sex. If there is real sex in the movie, and it sure looks like there is, it must have been done by one of the eight credited sex doubles, li ... More >>
Can you befriend your frenemy?
"Absolutely not!" says a source, defiantly. And that source is...Chelsea Handler. But she's right. The world-famous comic explains to More magazine that Ted Harbert [her ex, who was the head of Comcast] may have given her a break, but not a career. "Ted is not responsible for me selling four boo ... More >>
No, this has nothing to do with Diana Rigg -- or even Uma Thurman in the terrible movie version. It's the upcoming May release which brings together more Marvel superheroes than there are stars in rehab. Does it look superheroic?
Charles Nagel, a 36-year-old Philadelphia man whom the Daily News describes as "a pudgy creep," went on trial in Brooklyn Federal Court today for allegedly stalking and harassing a Law & Order: Criminal Intent star by repeatedly visiting her on the show's set and sending angry Facebook messag ... More >>
Imagine a world in which director Chris Columbus never left the Harry Potter franchise after the first two installments
HarkavyLosing his ass: Uma Thurman reportedly splits from fiance Arki Busson over money issues. Busson was bilked by Bernie Madoff to the tune of a quarter of a billion dollars. Will the flood of Bernie Madoff victims never stop? The latest casualty may very well be the relationship of New Yorker U ... More >>
Recession desperation produces a quaint throwback
The 2009 Tribeca Film Festival just announced its juries, and although they've included almost everyone you've ever heard of (Andre Leon Talley! Mary-Kate Olsen! Rachel Maddow!) from every corner of the entertainment industry (daytime television WHAT UP!), founder Robert De Niro has made a possibly ... More >>
At the buffet table with Rachel Dratch, missing Osama, and why Harvey Fierstein is always right
Where school shootings become L'Oreal commercials
Glamour, heartbreak, and some interpretive dance
Why tricks and treats should only last one night, not four
Medium-cool Leonard adaptation takes cues from Get Shorty, but only The Rock has a hit
Remaking manhood in the genderqueer generation
Why Lynndie England is the public face of Torturegate
Ethereal yin to Vol. 1's visceral yang, Tarantino's epic ends in a breeze of sweet reason
The Other of Invention
His brain erased, Affleck is just made to be a Dick hero; Woo adds pulp to the sci-fracas
White male seeks aboriginal Other for mutual transformation. Have kimono, will travel.
What Tarantino missed (and Jarmusch got) about the Wu
After a six-year absence, Tarantino plunges once again into a cinematic hall of mirrors
Back from the dead with the new Kill Bill, Quentin Tarantino exposes the dick drive, movie ultraviolence, and his foot fetish
Will Quentin's Long-Awaited Kung Fu Gore-Super-Soak, Kill Bill, Inspire Moviegoing Fervor?
Lean Times in the East Village
Barry Edelstein Takes Over CSC
Sarah JonesAwhirl in Races Unstable Dance