| May 5, 2008
It's not often that box office-numbers send such a clear message to the electorate. But last week's top movies -- "Baby Mama" and "Harold and Kumar 2: Escape from Guantanamo Bay" -- make two things perfectly clear: Americans are desperate for a good...
| Apr 28, 2008
"Baby Mama," Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's comedy about surrogate motherhood, delivered the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday, AP reports. The Universal Pictures laugher starring the "Saturday Night Live" duo...
| May 13, 2008
|| What happens on Sunday can change by Monday. Warner Bros.' "Speed Racer" had been widely reported as No. 2 for the weekend based on Sunday's studio estimates, including projections for that day, but Monday's final results showed...
| May 19, 2008
Three-time Oscar nominee Sigourney Weaver's next film project won't be on the big screen. Unless you have a really large TV set.
The "Gorillas in the Mist" and "Aliens" star will take the lead role and co-produce a film for Lifetime called "Prayers for...
| Jun 6, 2008
Today's question: Over the last few years, there's been a mini-trend of popular culture that deals with pregnancy, relationships and other traditional "women's issues," but with a greater emphasis on frankness and empowerment. Is that just pop froth or is...
| Jun 12, 2008
Universal Pictures options Mickey Rapkin's "Pitch Perfect: The Quest for Collegiate A Cappella Glory," which chronicles the cutthroat -- but deeply human -- world of a cappella singing groups, and their fierce battles for supremacy.
| Jul 16, 2008
"Saturday Night Live" star Amy Poehler may be making a leap to primetime.
The "Weekend Update" co-anchor and versatile sketch performer is talking with NBC about starring in the network's spinoff of "The Office," several news reports say. Nothing has...
| Jul 18, 2008
MASS appeal for Emmy-nominated comedies is hardly a laughing matter.
In an echo of recent years, the category is once again largely dominated by specialized, sophisticated comedies embraced by critics and showbiz insiders but not by a broad audience....
| Feb 23, 2009
There are actors who, after playing the same character for so long, simply become that character in the public's mind. After 190 episodes of being "ER's" Abby Lockhart -- first nurse, then doctor -- actress Maura Tierney is putting down her stethoscope...
| Mar 14, 2009
It was amply established in her 1985 Oscar acceptance speech that we really, really like Sally Field. Now it's just a matter of finding someone who would really, really like to buy the Malibu house she just listed at $6.95 million.
The ocean-view house...