| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:12 AM
Mike Nichols' life was a study in endurance.
The celebrated director, who died Wednesday at 83, started off his Hollywood career with two groundbreaking works. "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" in 1966 shook up the prim film industry with its frank,...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:27 AM
The beloved book The Giver by Lois Lowry finally makes an appearance on the big screen after an 18-year campaign by actor Jeff Bridges. And thank goodness that he spent all that time, because he managed to assemble an impressive cast and crew to...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"SOCIETY IS unity in diversity." -- George Herbert Mead
I WAS really looking for a woman-in-jeopardy quote, but I couldn't find one.
Over the weekend I went to see "No Good Deed," the new thriller starring Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson. (She is the...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:48 AM
In the generation since "Into the Woods" opened on Broadway, the entertainment world has recycled a forest's worth of enchantress-based, princess-dependent and fairy tale-steeped mythology for mass consumption, from Disney's "Frozen" and "Maleficent" to...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 3:15 PM
These scenes began flashing through my mind just as the Screen Actors Guild Awards began announcing nominations for performance by a cast in a motion picture:
"Birdman" — actors in constricted spaces using dressing rooms and winding corridors to...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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The Great Christmas Light Fight A Texas...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Director Rob Marshall adapts the beloved 'Into the Woods,' created by musical genius Steven Sondheim, into a blockbuster hit in the film releasing Christmas Day.
Cultivating the perfect cast and setting, this movie is set up to be a...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Television executive Brandon Stoddard, who played a key role in the 1970s classic "Roots" and other pioneering miniseries, died Monday at his home in Bel-Air. He was 77.
The cause was bladder cancer, said his wife, Mary Anne Dolan.
Other miniseries he...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Anna Kendrick brought her pith to Andy Cohen's clubhouse.
The "Pitch Perfect 2" star, who has a gregarious and expletive-laced Twitter feed, appeared on "Watch What Happens Live's" last episode of 2015 on Tuesday, and in a spitfire round of "Cinder-...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Into the Woods * * *
Meryl Streep se roba la pantalla mientras entona canciones disfrazada de bruja, pero los personajes protagónicos de este filme son el panadero Baker (James Corden) y su esposa (Emily Blunt). Ellos anhelan tener un hijo, pero no...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Anna Kendrick's mental state may have been altered during her feature interview for the December issue of Marie Claire.
At least that's what the "Into the Woods" star has jocularly claimed on social media -- and it's just fine by her.