| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Alec Baldwin’s Twitter rant against a Daily Mail journalist has prompted another round of cluck-clucking over Baldwin’s temper that seems to pop up periodically for the actor.
On Twitter on Thursday, Baldwin let loose a stream of...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Louisiana’s violent crackdown on vampires grows nastier in “True Blood” Episode 63, “You’re No Good.” The state has plenty of resources – including lethal new weapons – but the undead are fighting back.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Alec Baldwin was the talk of Twitter on Thursday night after unleashing a torrent of 140-character invectives at a British tabloid reporter who accused the actor's wife of callously tweeting during the funeral of James Gandolfini.
I reported on...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Yasmina Reza, the Tony Award-winning French dramatist whose stage hits include "Art" and "God of Carnage," has a new work out this month but it isn't a play.
Reza has published a new novel in France titled "Heureux les Heureux." The 190-page book...
| Dec 27, 2012
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For a hypothetical, four-band concert comprised of the best music-related movies of the past 20 years (documentaries not included), “Almost Famous” would obviously headline. “Crazy Heart” performs second. Tom...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 8:11 AM
It's not very smart to steal from mobsters, as the protagonists of this gritty tale appear destined to learn the hard way. Brad Pitt reunites with Andrew Dominik, his writer and director on "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,"...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
TOLUCA LAKE, Calif. — Looking trim in a black windbreaker over a gray crew neck sweatshirt, Steve Carell walked into the diner near the Warner Bros. lot just like a regular guy.
OK, most actors/celebrities walk into diners like regular folk; it&...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:16 PM
What is it with Hollywood and hyperbole these days? Last week saw "Oz the Great and Powerful" and now we have "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone." Calling it "The Mildly Diverting Burt Wonderstone" would have been more accurate, but how many tickets is that...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 1:04 PM
David Chase, the mentor of "The Sopranos," turns his writing and directing skills to feature films with this nostalgic drama of 1960s New Jersey friends who form a rock band.
The soundtrack - overseen by Steven Van Zandt, a "Sopranos" actor for Chase...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Julia Louis-Dreyfus had never met James Gandolfini before being cast opposite him in "Enough Said," a comedy that will premiere in September at the Toronto International Film Festival before arriving in theaters Sept. 20.
"I liked him right away,"...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:20 AM
True to its name, the new action movie "2 Guns" boasts considerable firepower, with charismatic actors Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg in the lead roles. According to many film critics, however, Washington and Wahlberg's chemistry is overshadowed by a...