| May 29, 2014
| 7:09 AM
CBS will give you Neil Patrick Harris as you've never seen him. The star of "How I Met Your Mother" will perform his Tony-nominated role in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" at the Broadway awards show on the network.
In "Hedwig," Harris plays an East...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:09 PM
A funeral Mass for actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was held Friday at St. Ignatius of Loyola church on Park Avenue in New York City, with dozens of acting luminaries turning out to bid farewell to the Oscar winner who died Sunday of an apparent heroin...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
NEW YORK — Uma Thurman is bopping around a downtown Asian-fusion restaurant in this city she calls home, having just enthusiastically ordered some of the fried specialties ("I never met a dumpling I didn't like"), her 6-foot-frame and luminous...
| Feb 28, 2014
Oscar-nominated or not, a screenplay remains a halfway thing until it goes before the cameras. Similarly, a movie is only a movie until the post-screening discussion, whether that discussion takes place in your head, alone, or with strangers in a room. At...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
The romantic drama "Le Week-End" is uncomfortably perched between light entertainment and scarring drama. For Brits Nick (Jim Broadbent) and Meg (Lindsay Duncan), though, so is life. "This was your idea," she tells him after the...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:50 AM
One of the most intriguing releases of the 2014 award season (yeah, we said it) is “Boyhood,” Richard Linklater’s epic project that screened to rave reviews at Sundance.
As you may recall from the festival, “Boyhood” is the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
After Deadline broke news last week that Sofia Coppola had signed to direct a live-action "The Little Mermaid," media outlets started to speculate that Emma Watson (who appeared in Coppola's "Bling Ring") would be perfect casting as Ariel.
Well, it turns...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:30 PM
IFC Films has set Richard Linklater's time-lapse drama "Boyhood" for a July 11 U.S. release.
The film, starring Ellar Coltrane, Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette and Lorelei Linklater, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Linklater won the...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Proving that maybe the tastes of MTV are not so different from those of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, three Oscar-nominated films -- "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" -- are among the movie of the...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:37 PM
When younger comedians ask him for advice, Greg Fitzsimmons, 48, often promotes the fight-or-flight approach. "Either you're eaten by the lion, or you're going to run. I think that if you're [a good comedian], you will succeed," Fitzsimmons says during...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Tavis Smiley has what could be deemed the perfect talkshow host name -- upbeat and amiable -- but growing up, he was often the butt of belittling schoolyard jokes.
"When I was a kid, I hated my name," says the Midwesterner whose childhood pipedream was...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:12 AM
William Shakespeare, whose 450th birthday is being celebrated around the world Wednesday, never seems to go out of vogue for movie directors eager to put their own spin on his classic texts.
Most of Shakespeare's plays have been adapted for the big...