| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:48 PM
Confounding the Oscar pundits who predicted levity over gravity, not to mention levity over “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave” won the Academy Award on Sunday for best film of 2013.
“Gravity,” by far the biggest popular...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 2:53 PM
The Beastie Boys are reportedly pursuing legal action against the makers of a video that went viral this week by putting a pink-empowerment spin on the artists' "Girls."
The Internet's reaction to the alleged copyright infringement claim? What a bunch...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Here are some of the best long reads you may have missed from the week past.
A high-value Guantanamo Bay detainee reveals what it's like to be a guinea pig for "enhanced interrogation" and describes the deceptions he used to mislead interrogators in...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:34 AM
"Dallas Buyers Club" star and newly crowned Academy Award winner Jared Leto was the only Hollywood figure to address the current political unrest in Ukraine during the award show Sunday, but his words of support for the former Soviet republic weren't...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:31 AM
“The Fifth Estate” is Bill Condon’s new movie about celebrity and journalism in the Internet age, and it isn’t about Miley Cyrus' blog posts.
Instead, the subjects of the director’s cameras are Julian Assange and WikiLeaks,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:45 AM
NEW YORK -- Over a five-decade career, the French fashion designer Agnes B. has engaged in some colorful pursuits. She’s opened stores from Asia to Europe, launched perfume and handbag lines and, in recent years, even dabbled in film by forming a...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:00 PM
With most eyes looking for reviews of films premiering out of the Toronto International Film Festival over the next week, it was a surprise to some when reviews hit the Web on Friday morning of the upcoming action-drama "Captain Phillips," starring Tom...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Just a few weeks before he died of an apparent drug overdose, Philip Seymour Hoffman brought his new film, "A Most Wanted Man," to the Sundance Film Festival.
It was in many ways a classic Hoffman peformance. The veteran actor played a German...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Chalk one up for self-determination: The lovely Julianne Nicholson spent much of her childhood in a cabin in rural Massachusetts that lacked water and electricity — her mother relocated there after her parents divorced — before finding the...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The Festival de Cannes, a wise man once said, is not just impossible to describe to someone who hasn't been there, it's nearly impossible to describe to someone who has. And that's especially the case this year.
Opening Wednesday night with the...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Lucille Ball took Robert Osborne under her wing more than 50 years ago when the Turner Classic Movies host was a fledgling young actor in Hollywood. The legendary "I Love Lucy'" star ended up changing the course of Osborne's life.