| Dec 27, 2009
Scarlett Johansson is set to step before a Broadway audience for the first time Monday night in Arthur Miller's waterfront tragedy, "A View From the Bridge," in the role of the 17-year-old niece of a tough New York longshoreman whose feelings for her...
| Jan 31, 2010
Scarlett Johansson started acting early -- although she's just 25 years old, her performing career already spans 16 years -- and knows the usual drill. "I'm really used to a camera following me," she says.
Yet for all of her movie work -- "Lost in...
| Aug 28, 2009
This is the way we should remember Woodstock -- a sea of people, a river of mud, a mountain of garbage and a whole lotta love.
And that sound echoing from off in the acid-warped distance? It's the music, man.
Ang Lee's Taking Woodstock is a coming-of-...
| Feb 24, 2009
Chiwetel Ejiofor is out to get Angelina Jolie.
The English actor has agreed to co-star in "Salt," according to Variety. The film follows Jolie as Evelyn Salt, a CIA agent accused of being a Russian spy. As you might expect, that means she needs to work...
| Apr 11, 2009
Smokin' Joe is on the phone and upside my head, joking, singing and jawing once again about the fight of the decade, of the century, some would say of all time: the so-called "Thrilla in Manila."
Justifiable or not, hyperbole was the order of the day...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 10:54 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From Pontefrat , pronounced Pomfret, in Yorkshire England, the English home of Connecticut Gov. Gurdon Saltonstall (1708-1724).
ORIGINS: Settled in 1696 when Captain John Sabin built a house in the area, which also served as an...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 6:50 AM
Angelina Jolie plays action heroine again, in a very big way, in this adventure of a CIA operative accused by a defector of being a double agent. She goes on the lam to prove her innocence, as former colleagues pit their skills against hers to try to...
| Jun 14, 2010
Awards should be aspirational, validating excellence and originality even though each and every one of us knows that commercialism rules the day. But far be it from the ever-insecure Tonys — the geeky glee club representative of the major...
| Jun 14, 2010
Reporting from New York -- One is a movie vixen and theater novice who can currently be seen in the superhero blockbuster "Iron Man 2" — and splashed across the glossy pages of tabloid magazines. The other is a respected theater veteran little known...
| Jun 14, 2010
Reporting from New York
The feel-good musical "Memphis" and the art world drama "Red" were among the biggest Tony Award winners on a night when both Hollywood and London cast long shadows over Broadway's 64th annual spring ritual.
"Red," a two-character...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 1:16 PM
No relation to the Emilio Estevez-starring cult classic "Repo Man," this sci-fi tale casts Jude Law and Forest Whitaker as repossession agents of a very specific and unusual nature that takes a strong stomach.
They retrieve artificial organs from...