| Jun 20, 2010
| 4:33 PM
"As the first half of 2010 draws to a close, serious Academy Awards contenders have yet to emerge," sighs Gregg Kilday in the Hollywood Reporter. However, Kilday thereafter contradicts himself by citing several strong contenders already seen widely by the...
| Apr 2, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Noah Baumbach's "Greenberg," one could argue, could be traced to a specific song. LCD Soundsystem's "All My Friends" is a 7 1/2-minute tragi-comedy, a post-partying reflection from principal James Murphy. A repetitive and hypnotic piano line carries the...
| Jun 17, 2010
| 11:52 AM
Ben Stiller tones down his act by placing himself in the hands of writer-director Noah Baumbach ("The Squid and the Whale") - and Baumbach's wife, actress Jennifer Jason Leigh, who helped conceive the story and is a co-star here - in this comedy-drama....
| Apr 16, 2010
In a new introduction to the eight-part comic book series "Kick-Ass," which was created in tandem with the film version, Image Comics co-founder Rob Liefeld describes the chief strength of Mark Millar's superhero lark as extolling "hyperreal super-...
| Dec 14, 2010
| 9:26 AM
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- The British monarchy tale "The King's Speech" led Golden Globe contenders Tuesday with seven nominations, including best drama and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush.
Other best-drama nominees...
| Jul 29, 2010
Universal Studios / 2010 / 108 Minutes / Rated R
Here's a new release I had absolutely no recollection of ever hitting the theaters. Off beat director Noah Baumbach's 'Greenberg' starring Ben Stiller as title character Roger Greenberg, a...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 7:37 AM
After the demands "Black Swan" placed on her, Natalie Portman was entitled to an easier job, and she found one in this friends-with-benefits comedy directed by Ivan Reitman ("Ghostbusters").
She and Ashton Kutcher play pals who step into the area of...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:41 AM
Russell Brand replaces Dudley Moore in this remake of the 1981 comedy ... but really, who could ever replace Moore? That's much of the problem here, as Brand tries to assume the title role of a boozy heir even more reluctant to go through with an arranged...
| Nov 6, 2011
Throughout his career, costume designer Mark Bridges has styled looks from diverse decades. For the 1970s-era "Boogie Nights," he outfitted Mark Wahlberg in denim bell bottoms. In "Blow," he found Johnny Depp '60s-inspired pocketed suits and turtlenecks...
| Mar 13, 2009
Ben Stiller is getting a few new friends.
Brie Larson, Juno Temple and Rhys Ifans have signed on to co-star in Stiller's "Greenberg," according to Variety. Larson and Temple will play college students who tempt Stiller's lovelorn character, and Ifans...
| Sep 3, 2009
Comic actor Ben Stiller and his actress wife, Christine Taylor, have listed their Hollywood Hills compound at $12.5 million.
The property, which sits on nearly 1 acre, includes two houses and a one-bedroom guesthouse for a total of 10 bedrooms and 11...