| May 22, 2014
| 9:56 AM
"The Normal Heart." After years of languishing in development purgatory, Larry Kramer's furious and essential play about the early years of the AIDS crisis in New York has been turned into a film. Adapted by Kramer and directed by Ryan Murphy with a ...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:30 PM
As the great Cynthia Ozick once observed, "In saying what is obvious, never choose cunning. Yelling works better."
In the early 1980s several things were obvious to writer Larry Kramer. Gay men were literally dropping dead and neither the government nor...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Taylor Kitsch stars in the indie film "The Grand Seduction" (which opens May 30) and in HBO's "The Normal Heart," based on the play by Larry Kramer. He spoke to Ramin Setoodeh about his new career direction.
I watched a double feature of your movies last...
| May 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"SPEAK WHEN you're angry and you'll give the best speech you'll ever regret," said Ambrose Bierce.
THE GREAT activist/playwright Larry Kramer would beg to disagree. Kramer's most powerful speeches and his seminal stage work -- "The Normal Heart" --...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"The Normal Heart" premiered Sunday to above-average numbers for an original HBO movie, drawing nearly 1 million viewers for its initial telecast, according to Nielsen estimates.
The adaptation of Larry Kramer's play about the early days of the AIDS...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Director Don McKellar had admired Taylor Kitsch's work as a high school football player in the TV series "Friday Night Lights" and as a South African photographer in the 2010 indie "The Bang Bang Club."
Later, Kitsch flexed his well-toned muscles in...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 1:50 PM
The event: Taste for a Cure, a fundraiser for UCLA’s Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation honoring Steve Mosko, president of Sony Pictures Television, featured a stand-up routine by comedian Tom Papa, two songs by Darren Criss and a surprise duet by...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Way to keep a secret! Matt Bomer is married to his longtime partner and has been since 2011.
The "White Collar" star, who will next appear in the HBO film "The Normal Heart," let the nuptial news go wide via a feature in Details magazine's May issue....
| Apr 21, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Julia Roberts is finally publicly addressing the death of her half-sister Nancy Motes, who was found dead in February of an apparent drug overdose.
The "August: Osage County" star's family issued a statement soon after Motes' death saying that they were...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Dark and demented, Showtime's new horror fest "Penny Dreadful" seems to molds monsters out of a seemingly normal world where the enlightened few are aware that something is not quite right -- a fitting mix for the Victorian England-set drama that...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Most of "American Horror Story's" repertory company will be back for the show's fourth season later this year, but the new season, subtitled "Freak Show" will have an interesting new face: Michael Chiklis.
The "Shield" star's involvement in the series...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Forget the boys, let's hear it for the girls.
Girl power reigned supreme at PaleyFest's closing night presentation of "American Horror Story: Coven" on Friday night at the Dolby Theatre, where stars Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Emma Roberts and Angela...