| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Tim Blake Nelson is in talks to play eccentric scientist Harvey Elder in Fox's reboot of "The Fantastic Four."
He joins a cast that includes includes Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell and Toby Kebbell. Josh Trank is directing.
| May 1, 2014
| 7:12 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out where April went.
The Skinny: Is there anyone not interested in buying the Clippers? Every hour another five names pop up. Of course, Donald Sterling has said he's not selling, so who knows how all this ugliness...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:28 AM
After the coffee. Before getting into my March Madness zone.
The Skinny: I finished reading "Kitty Genovese" by Kevin Cook about the infamous 1964 murder. While Cook does a good job of shooting holes into the accepted story about the horrendous crime,...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Two weeks ago when Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced they were divorcing, many focused on the labored "conscious uncoupling" argot used in their announcement, which was posted on Paltrow's lifestyle website goop.com.
Elaine Lui, the...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:30 PM
It looks like Andrew Garfield's Peter Parker isn't just battling villains in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" -- he's also facing the worst reviews of any Spider-Man pic as the film gears up for its opening weekend in the U.S.
With a current rating of 56...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:59 AM
After the coffee. Before making this heat wave end.
The Skinny: I caught up on "Mad Men" last night. Sunday's episode would have been great if not for that boring Betty and Bobby story. After awhile I just fast-forwarded whenever Betty showed up on...
| May 5, 2014
| 10:27 AM
As Hollywood's premier power couple, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie can be spotted at plenty of red carpet galas and charity events, not to mention the pages of countless magazines. The only place you don't see them together? On the big screen.
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:26 AM
"Cabaret" is back on Broadway in a revival of a revival production — yes, that's right — that was first seen in 1998.
The critically acclaimed Sam Mendes staging from the Roundabout Theatre Co. opened Thursday at Studio 54 in New York,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 7:16 AM
After the coffee. Before finding out why I'm not hosting the Emmys.
The Skinny: It is never fun giving a cat medicine. Try giving your cat three different doses if you really want frustration. I'm pretty sure Skinny isn't enjoying it either. Today's...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Daniel Radcliffe returned to Broadway on Sunday with the official opening of Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan" at the Cort Theatre in New York. The drama is the third Broadway outing for Radcliffe, who performed in the play last year in a...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 7:38 AM
After the coffee. Before hearing about the Aereo case at the Supreme Court.
The Skinny: The Supreme Court on Tuesday morning will hear arguments in the ABC vs. Aereo case. Aereo is an Internet startup that broadcasters charge steal their signals. Alas,...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Michelle Obama wore a color-blocked Derek Lam dress with tights as she arrived in Beijing on Thursday for a six-day visit to China accompanied by daughters Sasha and Malia and the first lady's mother. The trip is being called "family diplomacy." [WWD]...