| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Ray LaMontagne, reticent singer of gentle folk hits, will be the first one to tell you: His public persona has nothing to do with him. His backstory is the stuff of legend: the soul-killing job in the shoe factory in Maine, left behind for a career as one...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Andy Serkis is always game to give the fans what they want. Whether he's on a set or at a convention, his range of creature voices, including Gollum from the "Lord of the Rings" movies and Caesar, the proud chimpanzee of the "Planet of the Apes" films....
| Jun 13, 2014
From a small mining town in Australia to the American stage, Australian-born Cody Fern has taken many routes during his pursuit to strengthen and further his acting skills. Now, Fern is the 2014 recipient of Australians in Film's sixth annual Heath Ledger...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"I LOVE how I look!"
That's Willem Dafoe answering Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire query: "What do you dislike most about your appearance?"
THERE IS nothing like a dame, and there is nothing like Angelina Jolie, who has now been named an Honorary...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Actors dream of landing that one role that ignites a career.
Even if it's not quite the "42nd Street" fantasy of instantaneous stardom for the understudy, a supporting role on a TV series can be an important stepping stone, especially if the show is a...
| Jul 24, 2014
In the first major studio presentation at this year's Comic-Con International, DreamWorks Animation was eager to show off its upcoming alien […]...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Wondering what Daniel Day-Lewis will say after he wins the Oscar for "Lincoln" Sunday night?
Check here to find out.
Anybody can watch the Oscars, but Baltimore Sun readers will have a special in, as I'll be blogging from the pressroom backstage --...
| Feb 20, 2013
For context about predictions of major entertainment events, Duff Goldman from “Ace of Cakes” correctly predicted the result of this year’s Super Bowl. NFL experts did not.
Likewise, making Oscar predictions can be a bit ridiculous, as...
| Feb 23, 2013
While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article:
| Feb 24, 2013
| 7:24 PM
HOLLYWOOD — The red carpet is in some ways a microcosm of the Oscar food chain.
The first nominees arrive two and a half hours before the show is to begin. These are the people who worked on live-action shorts and documentary features and foreign-...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Everyone seemed to be talking about what Seth MacFarlane would do as host of the Oscars. On Sunday night, MacFarlane kept that dialogue going, making Hollywood's big night all about Seth MacFarlane.
The "Family Guy" creator opened the 85th Academy Awards...