| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:00 AM
At the center of "Passion," the new psychosexual thriller from master manipulator Brian De Palma, is a split-screen sequence featuring a classic work of modern choreography alongside a highly choreographed murder.
Occupying one half of the screen is a...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Vanessa Hudgens is kind of a good girl. At least that's what her Marie Claire interview makes her out to be: a "good girl gone badass," to be exact.
The "High School Musical" alum, 24, covers the fashion and beauty mag's October issue and her feature...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Dianna Cuatto, artistic director of the Ballet Theatre of Maryland, describes the troupe's forthcoming season as one she hopes will bring "the versatility, depth, energy and passion of over 30 professional dancers alive on stage."
Under Cuatto, the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
TORONTO — Watching Steve McQueen's achingly brilliant "12 Years a Slave" at the Toronto International Film Festival, I was struck by many things. The film's artistry — script, performances, imagery — is significant. The movie is...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Sometimes it seems like Leonardo DiCaprio is just working his way backward through the 20th century.
After all, he played J. Edgar Hoover in 2011, starred as Jay Gatsby in May and now, per this Hollywood Reporter item, could tackle the role of Woodrow...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Wang Jianlin is the wealthiest man in China, owns the biggest theater chain in the world and wants to create the world's largest movie studio in his home country.
Hollywood is taking the billionaire chairman of Dalian Wanda Group Corp. seriously, but...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Kerry Washington is looking pretty enviable on the cover of June's Elle magazine.
The "Scandal" star is proclaimed by the fashion mag to be "the hottest woman on TV." The ABC political drama in which she plays White House PR maven Olivia Pope, who has a...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Tyler Perry is credited as a producer on "Peeples," but don't let that scare you away. Written and directed by Tina Gordon Chism, "Peeples" is witty, charming and light, standing apart from the heavy-handed moralizing of so many of Perry's own movies....
| May 12, 2013
| 8:56 AM
“The Great Gatsby” wasn’t the No. 1 film at the box office this weekend, but Warner Bros. executives may be breaking out the bubbly anyway.
Baz Luhrmann's 3-D take on of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1920s novel lost out to “Iron Man 3,&...
| May 14, 2013
When you ask people who clearly are upset what's wrong, they typically will reply "nothing," because they don't want to talk about it — or they will take the opposite approach and tell you exactly what's got them down, starting from beginning to end...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Predictability and the arts-and-entertainment world have an uneasy relationship.
Predictability is a given — like the mouthfeel of a Big Mac — when it comes to, say, the punch lines on "Two and a Half Men" or the beats of your average...