| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The casting hole created by Shia LaBeouf's abrupt departure from the Broadway revival of "Orphans" has been filled. Ben Foster will take the role of Treat, one of two brothers who hatch a plan to kidnap a prominent older man, played by Alec Baldwin.
| Feb 23, 2013
While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article:
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:18 AM
The title guardians are some of the most famous characters ever, who band together to save the world's children from an overdose of fear aimed by the so-called Bogeyman (voice by Jude Law), in this enjoyable fantasy.
Santa Claus, Jack Frost, the...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Looks as if there's a little less Kyra Sedgwick in the world — "The Closer" actress and wife of Kevin Bacon sliced off a fingertip Saturday while chopping kale.
Bacon shared the news with fans via WhoSay, posting a moderately icky...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:48 PM
On Sept. 18, 2006, NBC debuted a highly anticipated series from one of TV's hottest writers, taking viewers behind-the-scenes of a variety show with more than a passing resemblance to “Saturday Night Live.”
It was Aaron Sorkin's “...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:28 PM
One in nine of us works in sales, according to the U.S. government. The other eight in nine of us work in... sales, according to Daniel Pink. We just don't sell it as such. "They're not stalking customers in a furniture showroom, but they — make...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 6:27 PM
It was an emotional, nostalgic moment at the Screen Actors Guild Awards last year when Dick Van Dyke gave Mary Tyler Moore the guild's 48th Life Achievement Award. The two veterans, who had come to TV fame playing Rob and Laura Petrie on the landmark...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Andrew Dice Clay, the leather-jacketed, chain-smoking comedian who became popular in the 1980s, is attempting a comeback. On New Year's Eve, Showtime aired his first comedy special in 17 years. And later this year, he'll appear alongside Cate Blanchett...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Hosting the 70th Golden Globes Sunday in Beverly Hills, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler proved it was possible to skewer their Hollywood colleagues without entirely alienating the crowd, as distinct from previous host Ricky Gervais.
Some 20 years after Fey and...
| Jan 2, 2013
Though he was five years removed from an Oscar nomination, in 2011 Ryan Gosling was everywhere, skyrocketing into A-list territory thanks to "Crazy Stupid Love," "Drive" and "The Ides of March." In 2012 it was Channing Tatum, who scored three hits ("The...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Steven Spielberg’s historical biography “Lincoln,” the musical epic “Les Miserables” and the quirky romantic comedy “Silver Linings Playbook” dominated the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations Wednesday morning,...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 9:16 PM
Ben Affleck's "Argo," a drama about the Iranian hostage crisis, won the highest acting honor Sunday night at the 19th Screen Actors Guild Awards. The CIA thriller, which won best ensemble cast, also won the directing honor at the Golden Globe Awards two...