| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Attendees at next month's Cannes Film Festival will hear plenty of French being spoken -- except, that is, by the characters onscreen. Of the French films recently announced as part of this year's official selection, two (Olivier Dahan's opening-nighter...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
To play the very old Madame D., whose death and will drive the plot of Wes Anderson’s extraordinary “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Tilda Swinton endured five hours in the makeup chair to put on her appearance and five hours to take it off....
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The walls of his rustic chic home, tucked away on a quiet wooded street in Studio City, are graced with framed black-and-white photographs of gorgeous leading men from a bygone era: Cary Grant, Clark Gable, Gregory Peck and Paul Newman, among them. In his...
| May 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
CANNES -- BBC Films and Lionsgate U.K. have boarded Rupert Everett's directorial debut "The Happy Prince," and Hugh Dancy ("Hannibal," "Black Hawk Down") has joined the cast.
As well as penning the screenplay, Everett ("My Best Friend's Wedding")...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:45 AM
The tall stalk of pale, Scottish androgyny known as Tilda Swinton has brought her 1995 performance-art piece "The Maybe" to the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The piece, which requires the Oscar-winning actress to lie inside a transparent box for hours...
| Feb 5, 2012
Actor Michael O’Keefe is between performances as he sits down for a quick bite in his dressing room. He’s just come offstage at the Pasadena Playhouse, where he appears as Serge, a would-be art collector in the three-person play “Art.&...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 12:48 PM
NOW do you believe Jeremy Renner can carry an action flick?
Yes, I know.
It's just a trailer.
Renner is taking over the lead in the Jason Bourne series, but "Legacy" is a spinoff, not a reinvention. I really like the design of the trailer, which...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:42 PM
On Sunday, Hollywood celebrates itself and honors its own. All eyes (or most of them anyway) will be on the presentations of the Academy Awards.
But do the Oscars always end up in the right hands? Opinions abound on this topic, and what follows is only...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Proof this is a slow news day: This is what everyone is talking about online.
People love them some Clooney. I get it. People, for some reason, care more about his love life than how he's capable of making such great films as "Good Night, and Good Luck"...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
It takes money to make money, and personal injury attorneys Mike Weiss (Chris Evans) and Paul Danziger (co-director Mark Kassen) don’t have any. So in 1998, when they take the case of a man who invents a safety needle that...
| Aug 9, 2012
*** (out of four)
To fill Matt Damon’s/Jason Bourne’s shoes, an actor/character must be fleet of foot, squeeze into tight spaces and possess badass hand-to-hand combat skills.
As Aaron Cross, another special operative feeling...