| Jul 14, 2009
| 6:45 AM
Susan Sarandon and John Goodman have joined Al Pacino in an HBO movie about Dr. Jack Kevorkian.
The movie, titled "You Don't Know Jack," will follow Kevorkian's (Pacino) rise to prominence as an assisted-suicide advocate and the numerous legal battles...
| Mar 22, 2009
For someone in the midst of a professional crisis, Susan Sarandon is the picture of calm as she sips tea in a private Greenwich Village club. A head of curls is tucked under a newsboy cap, and her delicate porcelain features are remarkably ageless. You...
| Apr 7, 2009
| 1:29 PM
Farrah Fawcett, who starred in the 1970s television hit "Charlie's Angels" and became a generation's favorite pinup after posing for a hot-selling swimsuit poster, has died. She was 62.
Fawcett, who was diagnosed with a rare anal cancer in 2006, died...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 1:19 PM
Al Pacino recently won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of "death doctor" Jack Kevorkian in this HBO film directed by Barry Levinson ("Rain Man").
A patient's right to determine his own fate is debated as Kevorkian stands trial over his apparatus that...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 6:53 AM
Reunited with director Oliver Stone, Michael Douglas reprises his Oscar-winning role as ruthless financier Gordon Gekko - trying to rebuild his life after a prison stretch - in this well-played sequel.
With his estranged daughter (Carey Mulligan) engaged...
| May 27, 2010
| 8:45 AM
Checking In With The Hotel on South Beach
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Back story: Built in 1939 by master architect L....
| Aug 13, 2010
| 8:42 AM
Michael Douglas has engaged in a number of image-busting roles in recent years, and though this movie didn't get remotely as much attention as some of his others, it offers him as another such character. He plays a businessman whose tendency to play...
| Apr 23, 2010
At the crux of the lingering debate over Dr. Jack Kevorkian is an unresolved question of character: What kind of guy would devote his life to helping other people die? Was he a compassionate visionary, fighting to end the suffering of the ill, or was...
| Nov 26, 2010
It takes two, it always takes two.
Though romantic couples get the attention, some of the most memorable movie pairings, from Marlon Brando and Rod Steiger in "On the Waterfront" to Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon as "Thelma & Louise," feature same gender...
| Jan 30, 2011
The Art of Not Sitting Pretty
St. Martin's Press: 479 pp., $35
Here comes that old question, the one that pops up when a new biography of a prominent artist or writer is published: Do we judge an artist by the life or the work?...
| Jul 18, 2008
For a laugh, read this National Review column on ten reasons that "real men" favor McCain over Obama. A few of our favorites: "McCain supports nuclear power. Obama backs wind energy." "The name John McCain sounds like 'John McClain,'......