| Jun 22, 2011
| 11:00 AM
"The first season was really about her being in denial. This season is about her getting angry."
So says Laura Linney in resuming her Golden Globe Award-winning portrayal of wife, mother, teacher and cancer patient Cathy Jamison as the Showtime comedy-...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Laura Linney continues her superb, award-winning portrayal of wife, mother, teacher and cancer patient Cathy in this sophomore round of the Showtime comedy-drama series.
Not only do Cathy and husband Paul (Oliver Platt) face a redefinition of their...
| Nov 4, 2011
I’ve done at least 20 movie reviews where I talk about Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Sometimes that’s because they are Matthew Broderick films, but usually it’s when they are teen comedies that lift things from Bueller (and they’...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 9:33 AM
The thieves in "Tower Heist" may have a skyscraper-dwelling rich guy as their target, but the movie itself is reaching into your wallet. It's such a crassly commercial action-comedy that you won't be surprised to learn that its towering aspirations only...
| Jul 27, 2012
Antonique Smith is most famous for her starring role of Faith Evans in "Notorious" where she received rave reviews. The LA Times called her "delicious in the role" and Rolling Stone Mag said she was "terrific". She was also praised by critics, including...
| Apr 2, 2010
"Where the white women at?" asks Cleavon Little in "Blazing Saddles." Obviously Cleavon didn't have a subscription to Vanity Fair.
Looking at the cover of Vanity Fair's March edition -- you know, the Oscar-season paean that features "up-and-coming"...
| Mar 8, 2010
An hour into the telecast of the 82nd Academy Awards, you couldn't help but hope that somewhere backstage at the Kodak Theatre someone was waving a script and yelling: "Tempo, people, tempo."
Despite everyone's best efforts, this year's Oscars seemed...
| Dec 17, 2009
The films "Inglourious Basterds," "Up in the Air" and "Precious" were shaping up as this awards season's front-runners, each earning three nominations apiece as the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced this morning.
Earlier this week, the...
| Mar 4, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Don't believe Oscar pundits who are over-smug about their predictions. Some suspense still surrounds who'll win the Academy Awards in a few top races, including best picture, actress and original screenplay. Yes, virtually all pundits say "The Hurt...
| Mar 11, 2010
| 4:33 PM
â¢ In a provocative piece, Luchina Fisher asks, "Will Gabourey Sidibe's size limit her career?" Building off of Howard Stern's criticism Monday of the lead actress Oscar nominee for "Precious," Fisher interviewed, among others, New York casting...
| Mar 11, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Tonight's episode of "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew" will be notable for a number of reasons: the double elimination, the disco challenge and an appearance by one of the freshest faces on film: Gabourey Sidibe. Yep, the star......