| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When Hollywood brings a Broadway show to the big screen, the first casualty is usually the stage actors. This dates back to 1964′s "My Fair Lady," which passed Julie Andrews over for Audrey Hepburn (with Marni Nixon dubbing the singing). Idina...
| May 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
King of the keg-stand this weekend, Universal's R-rated frat comedy "Neighbors," with its estimated boffo $51.1 million opening, interrupted the Stateside reign of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," which fell a steeper-than-expected 59% in its second frame...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:27 AM
After the coffee. Before the NBC and Fox upfronts.
The Skinny: As usual, I come to New York and the forecast is for lots of rain. But Sunday was gorgeous and I had a great eight-mile run, and I'm hoping to catch a Yankees game as well. First priority,...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Comic veteran Seth Rogen and tabloid mainstay Zac Efron received top billing and prime poster placement for "Neighbors," the parents-versus-party-animals comedy that won the weekend box office with a surprisingly strong $51-million debut. But amid all the...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Case in point: Universal's "Neighbors," the dirty-minded comedy starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron that debuted to a glittering $49 million domestically this past weekend.
"It's escapism, and when it works -- and 'Neighbors' worked --...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Is it really possible that just one major motion picture has ever been made about the Great Chicago Fire of 1871?
Hollywood loves disaster pics. But aside from 1937's "In Old Chicago" (from 20th Century Fox), it doesn't appear that any other studio...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"PERSONAL BEAUTY is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference," said Aristotle.
LAST YEAR People magazine chose Gwyneth Paltrow as its Most Beautiful Person. The reaction was swift and unkind. Too unkind. Although I did wonder over the choice...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Movie previews: A listing in the...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 8:02 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Hollywood Hillbillies Michael...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:29 PM
That awkward moment when you're asked about rehab on live, national television? Yeah, that's what happened to Zac Efron on Tuesday.
The former Disney star hit the "Today" show with his costars Michael B. Jordan and Miles Teller to promote their...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:44 AM
From the chirpy "High School Musical" movies to the seedy "Spring Breakers" to the gritty new pregnant-teen drama "Gimme Shelter," Vanessa Hudgens was never prompted to utter such a line as Chicago inspired on its coldest day in decades: