| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:27 PM
NEW YORK — Cate Blanchett has played a queen, a dancer, a Russian villain and Katharine Hepburn. But she took a more direct approach on a stage Wednesday night being herself.
The "Blue Jasmine” star, who in the summer art-house hit plays a...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Movie review: 'Unbelievers' is a high-minded love fest between two deeply committed atheistic intellectuals and their rock star-like fan base.
'Unbelievers' is a high-minded love fest between two deeply committed atheistic intellectuals and their rock...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Let's say this right off the bat: Jane Fonda, in the opinion of this lowly journalist at least, is a perfectly fine choice for an AFI life achievement award. She's done remarkable film work going back a long way, whether in "On Golden Pond," "They Shoot...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Cate Blanchett glances around at the early evening crowd seated at the Beverly Hills Hotel's Polo Lounge, a mix of well-heeled regulars, rubbernecking out-of-towners and McCarthy salad devotees. The laid-back vibe doesn't quite jibe with Manhattan's Upper...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 1:38 PM
David O. Russell unveiled the first six minutes of his latest movie, "American Hustle," during a career tribute at Hollywood's Egyptian Theatre on Friday night. And though technical issues with the sound forced the footage to be stopped and restarted,...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:30 AM
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Director Noah Baumbach's "Frances Ha" — co-written by star Greta Gerwig — is another story about an aging post-graduate who can no longer afford to be "fun," "free-...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Alongside our heaps of reality television personalities, Kardashian-style celebrities and teenage pop stars, the United States is poised to get something it sorely needs: a public intellectual.
Ronan Farrow has the celebrity background. He's the son...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Like a beached marine animal, "Big Fish" has flopped on Broadway. The musical, which is based on the 2003 Tim Burton movie of the same name, is set to close at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York on Dec. 29 after 98 regular performances, producers...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:00 AM
"I always feel like a vague failure in L.A.," said Greta Gerwig, sitting in a movie theater in the heart of Hollywood.
The actress, 30, had flown from her home in New York to partake in the Los Angeles Times' Young Hollywood round table at AFI Fest last...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Tom Hiddleston had just spent six weeks living inside the melancholy mind-set of a vampire for a new Jim Jarmusch […]...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:21 AM
"Big Fish," the new musical based on the 2003 Tim Burton movie -- as well as the original novel by Daniel Wallace -- made its big splash on Broadway over the weekend, opening at the Neil Simon Theatre.
With an A-list Broadway team, including actor...