| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:06 PM
When Ellen DeGeneres tweeted Friday morning that she is hosting the 2014 Oscars, it was somehow both a surprise -- the announcement came with so little advance warning -- and no surprise at all that the genial host was returning to the job. Following...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In the astute new road-trip movie "Crystal Fairy," set mostly in Chile's Atacama Desert, Michael Cera plays an archetypal Ugly American.
In fact, Cera plays several versions of the Ugly American popularized through generations of movies, novels and...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:15 AM
At 58, Jeff Daniels has made more than 40 movies, been nominated for three film Golden Globes and had one of the defining big-screen comedies of the 1990s ("Dumb & Dumber"). But before last year he had never been a TV-series regular — and had...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:31 AM
The “Homage to Elsa,” meaning the great Schiaparelli, opened Monday at Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris. By invitation of La Maison Schiaparelli, the artist and contemporary designer Christian Lacroix created 18 pieces to evoke the memory of the...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:25 PM
"The Fall" (Netflix). After several years of playing peekaboo with her audience, Gillian Anderson, who first won your heart and mind as Agent Dana Scully on "The X-Files," is back with a vengeance (in a nice way). This year saw her return to American...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Remember the days when Pixar meant perfection? When you could count on its animation to amaze, its stories to sweep you up?
Or the smooth ride in "Cars"? The "Toy Story" pals whose friendship was anything but plastic? The love among the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Maggie Gyllenhaal will return to the stage next spring as a pregnant wife who tries to pedal off her libido in “The Village Bike," producers announced Tuesday.
MCC Theater’s off-Broadway production will begin performances May 21 and open...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Peter Morgan answered his cellphone Friday but said right away that it wasn't a good time to talk. The Oscar-nominated writer of the 2006 movie "The Queen" explained in a polite but hurried manner that he was in a car en route to London's Gielgud Theatre,...
| May 6, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Helen Mirren reverted to Jane Tennison mode on Saturday when she cracked down on noisy street drummers who disrupted a performance of her West End play "The Audience."
The Oscar-winning actress left the Gielgud Theatre during intermission of the play --...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Matthew Morrison, Dana Delany, Helen Mirren, Andy Garcia, Joe Mantegna and more stars shared songs and stories at L.A.'s "Backstage at the Geffen" fundraiser Monday. Jane Lynch served as host....
| Apr 25, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Anthony Hopkins plays Alfred Hitchcock in a new movie about the making of "Psycho."...