| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Sarcastic, sanctimonious, salacious, sly, slight and surprisingly sweet, the black comedy of "Bad Words," starring and directed by Jason Bateman, is high-minded, foul-mouthed good nonsense.
I had wondered where Bateman's angry itch would take him next....
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:15 PM
After first making his mark as a child actor on '80s sitcoms "Silver Spoons" and "The Hogan Family," Jason Bateman reinvented himself as an adult star via the comedy series "Arrested Development" and a string of big-screen roles, usually playing an...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Ever since the lineup of the Cannes Film Festival was announced last month, gossip sites have been salivating over an unlikely scenario: a red carpet run-in between Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. The "Twilight" co-stars and former off-screen couple...
| May 9, 2014
For 10 years, I lived in a punch line.
"So, how are things going in Toledo?" my New York-based friends and relatives would chuckle, as if they expected to hear about how I drove to work on a tractor, chugging high-fructose corn syrup and picking hay...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- Vera Farmiga and Peter Sarsgaard are set to star in "Prima," produced by Daniel Dubiecki ("Juno," "Up in the Air") and Lara Alameddine of Los Angeles-based The Allegiance Theater. Embankment is selling international territories.
| May 12, 2014
| 6:50 AM
"Under my hard candy shell I am a deeply mushy romantic," says composer Jason Robert Brown.
Brown is the composer of two musicals about love, loss and understanding: Broadway's "The Bridges of Madison County" (for which he received Tony Award...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Why is nobody hitting on Anna Kendrick?
The 28-year-old actress claims she hasn't been approached in that way since the 2009 dramedy "Up in the Air," which earned her a supporting actress Oscar nomination.
"Honest to God!" Kendrick quipped in an...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Phylicia Rashad, Andre Braugher, Alexis Bledel and Kal Penn have been added to the "Outliving Emily."
The project is produced by Josh Sugarman through the Tenafly Film Co. "Outliving Emily" is directed by Eric Weber from his own script, based on his...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 11:15 PM
Naked pictures of Jennifer Lawrence were among a number of nude and risque images posted online Sunday in what appears to be a major breach of celebrity accounts.
"This is a flagrant violation of privacy," a spokesperson for "The Hunger Games" star said...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Paramount has set Jason Reitman's "Men, Women and Children" for an awards-season run and will open the drama-comedy Oct. 1.
The studio will expand the film on Oct. 10, followed by a wide release on Oct. 17.
"Men, Women and Children" will premiere at the...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:30 AM
One of the great contradictions of the Internet age is that the very technologies that allow people to connect in new ways also lead to some powerful forms of disconnection.
That paradox is dramatized to haunting effect in the new teaser trailer for...