| Aug 8, 2011
| 10:00 PM
I didn’t laugh harder during all of the last TV season than when, on “Parks and Recreation,” Tom Haverford (Aziz Ansari) developed his Haverfoods slang that, for example, dubs cakes “big-old cookies,” tortillas “bean...
| Aug 15, 2011
It may be hard to believe after seeing him wear a chicken costume at this year's Grammys and a Darth Vader costume at the 2006 MTV Movie Awards, but Cee Lo Green — the man behind the hit revenge anthem "Forget You" — insists he's really not...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 9:52 AM
James Franco, the actor-writer-producer-graduate student, has signed a publishing deal with Amazon's fledgling publishing house, the Observer reports.
It will be Franco's first novel, tentatively titled "Actors Anonymous," and said to be loosely based on...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:46 AM
This year, raunchy comedian Seth Rogen took aim at everyone from Mel Gibson to Chris Brown as the host of the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Next year, one of Rogen's buddies will try his hand at the gig: Andy Samberg.
The "Saturday Night Live" veteran...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 2:51 PM
The Wachowskis lie low. It's what they do. Indeed, They do it so well that when you meet the Wachowskis and ask them about their lying low, you find yourself reminding yourself: You have never really seen them before. Not really. They don't stand for...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:35 AM
"The Hunger Games"! "Twilight"!
These were the movies "MTV Movie Awards" host Russell Brand kept shamelessly mentioning during Sunday evening's telecast to elicit screams from the youthful audience at the Gibson Amphitheatre. Indeed, many of the stars of...
| Jun 12, 2012
In a few weeks I'll post my full Q&A with Elizabeth Banks, star of "People Like Us," opening June 29. We covered a ton of topics, so here is a taste with just a few: How the actress' husband felt about her cozying up to the "Magic Mike" cast at the MTV...
| Jun 25, 2012
Even in small roles, Elizabeth Banks often has a major impact on her movies. Consider her memorable, unbridled scene in “The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” in which she teaches Steve Carell’s character about the, uh, talents of a handheld...
| Jun 25, 2012
Why, Joe Manganiello, do you think both star/producer Channing Tatum and director Steven Soderbergh had you in mind for the role of Big Dick Richie in “Magic Mike?”
“Whatever ex-girlfriend talked to them, she should be on the...
| Jun 28, 2012
***1/2 (out of four)
I tell my wife that I really liked “Magic Mike,” and she laughs. This does not surprise me.
For months, women and men who rarely see the skin they’re interested in onscreen have hooted and hollered for a movie...