| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:30 AM
With Bryan Cranston following up "Breaking Bad" with a Broadway bow and Matt Smith moving from "Doctor Who" to the "American Psycho" musical in London, the stage is becoming an increasingly common stop for actors at the height of their screen careers....
| Feb 22, 2013
| 9:30 PM
In 1945 Raymond Chandler wrote a screed against Hollywood, and Hollywood screenwriting, for the Atlantic Monthly. "An industry with such vast resources and such magic techniques should not become dull so soon," said the man who later characterized his...
| Mar 17, 2013
If Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful" continues to be a tornado at the ticket counter (opening weekend saw $80.3 million in domestic ticket sales, making it the most successful 2013 release to date), the inhabitants of the Emerald City aren't the only...
| Feb 24, 2013
It's a pretty good bet that when stars arrive on the Oscar red carpet Sunday they'll be wearing clothes, jewelry and accessories selected with the help of a fashion stylist. And fans are more aware than ever that their idols don't create their looks...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz are proving to be a box-office draw even before the real-life spouses open on Broadway in a revival of Harold Pinter's "Betrayal."
Strong advance sales have prompted producers to open the Barrymore Theatre box office...
| Oct 28, 2012
You've seen the advertising claims: a certain skin cream will make you look 10 years younger, a mascara will add a lush fringe around your eyes, a hair product will leave your hair smooth and sleek for months.
And to prove it, there's an actress or...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:29 PM
John Grisham has written novels, short stories, books for children and nonfiction works, and in all of the above, he has done very nicely for himself. The first printings of his signature thrillers have typically sold in the millions (7 million people...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:12 PM
“The Wizard of Oz” features some of the most beloved songs in movie musical history: “Over the Rainbow,” “We’re Off ......
| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Here are a few things I learned from watching last night's Golden Globes ceremony (many of them were things I didn't know that I didn't know, which is always a bonus): 1) Jodie Foster is retiring! UPDATE: She's not retiring 2) Jodie Foster had...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:53 AM
“The Lone Ranger” isn't the only film teasing an upcoming Super Bowl ad this week: Disney also released a munchkin-sized ......
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:32 AM
“Oz the Great and Powerful” was both at the box office for the second weekend in a row. “Oz” is ......
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Veteran visual effects professional and production designer Robert Stromberg has made a career out of conjuring new worlds for filmmakers ......