| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
We live in a world where every kid gets a trophy just for showing up to soccer or gymnastic camp. But unfortunately, that's not so among grownups. The morning of July 10 is going to bring disappointment for many actors, writers and producers. Despite...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Joel and Ethan Coen's next film, "Hail, Caesar!," has been acquired by Universal Pictures and will star Josh Brolin alongside George Clooney, the studio announced Monday.
The Oscar-winning siblings will direct from their own original screenplay about...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Shailene Woodley is the reason to put "The Fault in Our Stars" on your "should-see" list if it's not already there. The film has other reasons to recommend it: The smarter-than-usual take on teenage life. The way director Josh Boone keeps novelist John...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Ever since Bill Murray rebooted his career with "Rushmore" in 1998, delivering the canny mix of humor and melancholy that would become his trademark, he has built a reputation as one of Hollywood's most interesting and idiosyncratic leading men.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"I GAVE them hope!" remarked Barbara Walters, accepting the 21st First Amendment Award and speaking of the old days when she used to rise at 4 a.m. on West 57th Street to go work on "The Today Show."
She has told this story before -- of how she...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
VICE, the global youth media company and content creation studio, has agreed to a digital distribution deal with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment for its Sundance pic "Fishing Without Nets."
VICE will also work with Alamo Drafthouse and TUGG for...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Do you know the Monuments Men?
I don't mean the George Clooney movie with the middling box-office numbers. I mean the male geniuses, according to architecture's creaky conventional wisdom, who push the profession forward with one pricey and daring...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Palmer Luckey, the baby-faced founder of virtual-reality start-up Oculus VR, looked slightly perplexed when asked if he thought his ballyhooed headset, known as the Rift, could change cinema.
"No, not 'if.' We will change it," he said after a pause,...
| Mar 7, 2014
In 1998, the writer Walter Kirn agreed to drive a crippled dog from Montana to New York as a favor to a man he had never met. That seems like a strangely extravagant gesture of kindness until you learn the man's name, which vibrates now, as it must have...
| May 9, 2014
For 10 years, I lived in a punch line.
"So, how are things going in Toledo?" my New York-based friends and relatives would chuckle, as if they expected to hear about how I drove to work on a tractor, chugging high-fructose corn syrup and picking hay...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:42 AM
You love Aaron Paul. Drake loves Aaron Paul. The critics love Aaron Paul. But there was no guarantee the hostile, sold-out crowd of 18,000-plus at WWE’s “Monday Night Raw” at Allstate Arena on March 3 would love Aaron Paul.