| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:15 AM
On a recent afternoon, author Jonathan Tropper sat down in a Brentwood restaurant and surveyed the beverage options. "How honest do you want me to be?" he asked. "Sometimes I become dangerously honest with a cocktail." After a moment of careful...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:35 PM
"Jason Nash Is Married," written and directed by and starring Jason Nash, is the feature adaptation of the funnyman's same-titled Comedy Central Web series. The film, a largely point-and-shoot affair, is an enjoyable, lightly satirical glimpse at the...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Ask Walter Bernstein what makes for a good screenplay, and he'll answer you with a (possibly apocryphal) story about Henry David Thoreau. "He was living out at Walden Pond and a friend came to tell him that Samuel Morse had just made the first...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- The Zurich Film Festival is to honor Diane Keaton with its Golden Icon Award.
The award, which is in recognition of lifetime achievements, will be presented to the thesp on Oct. 1.
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In a statement, the...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:59 PM
Water, trash pickup and sewers are important functions of public health departments. Yet as long as water continues to run out of the tap when it is turned on, the trash is picked up on a regular basis and the sewers continue to work, sending that not-so-...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Though he is famously averse to attending awards shows, Woody Allen will be honored at the 2014 Golden Globes with the Cecil B. DeMille Award. The ceremony will take place Jan. 12, 2014.
“There is no one more worthy of this award than Woody Allen,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
How do you give a lifetime achievement award to a director still very much in motion, to an artist who refuses to settle down, to someone who actively does not want one?
Woody Allen is in the midst of a run of box-office successes and critical acclaim....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:00 AM
We wrote "(500) Days of Summer" because we loved the romantic comedy — and feared for its survival. What used to be "The Graduate" and "Annie Hall" and "When Harry Met Sally" had become the home of the unrealistic, the unrelatable and the insincere....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:00 AM
June Squibb, 84; Judi Dench, 79; Meryl Streep, 64; Oprah Winfrey, 59; Emma Thompson, 54; Sandra Bullock, 49; Julia Roberts, 46; Cate Blanchett, 44; Lupita Nyong'o, 30; Jennifer Lawrence, 23.
These 10 actresses received either a leading or supporting...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:00 AM
So Ellen DeGeneres is set to host the 86th Academy Awards next week. Nothing against her or, for that matter, Billy Crystal (who has hosted nine telecasts), Whoopi Goldberg (who has hosted four) or Steve Martin (who has done three), but when was it...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:11 PM
The Golden Globes offered a tribute to Woody Allen on Sunday night, presenting the filmmaker with the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award, though he was not there to pick it up himself. Allen's longtime collaborator Diane Keaton, accepting the...