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'I Never Get Recognized'

Posted 01.25.2013 | Celebrity

Apparently being an Academy Award nominated movie star and a household name doesn't guarantee you'll get chased down the street. Or at least that's th...

Toronto Festival Conclusions: The Oscar race Begins

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

While this year's best-picture winner may in fact have played at TIFF 2012, there was no huge critical groundswell around a realistic contender, the way there was last year.

RIP Nora Ephron

Erica Diamond | Posted 06.28.2012 | Entertainment
Erica Diamond

I have been a long-time fan of Nora Ephron's work, and today I would like to honor her by showcasing her words. A magnificent craftsman of words, she taught us much...

PHOTOS: Best-Dressed Stars At The 2012 Oscars

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.28.2012 | Black Voices

The 84th annual Academy Awards were dazzling (per usual) and the stars did not disappoint on the red carpet. First, a huge congratulations to Octa...

PHOTOS Oscars 2012 Best-Dressed: See Who Made Our Jaws Drop

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Every year at the Oscars there is that moment when we fall off the couch because an actress took a style risk and blew the competition out of the wate...

PHOTOS Our Picks For Oscars Worst-Dressed

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Style-wise, the Oscars are a time to shine -- or a time to fall flat on your face. We saw dresses that were draped to the hilt, so much so that it loo...

PHOTOS: Best & Worst Oscars Beauty

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Every year around this time, we camp out in front of the TV and brace ourselves for the stunning, but oft-underwhelming beauty looks that come traipsi...

PHOTOS: Princess Charlene Went To The Oscars!

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 02.28.2012 | Style

ZOMG -- royals at the Oscars! Princess Charlene and Prince Albert II, our favorite royals from Monaco, made a Page Six rumor come true when they wa...

PHOTOS: The Oscars 2012 Red Carpet Roundup!

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener & Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

There are plenty of awards shows, but they're all amateur hour compared to the biggest show of all: The Oscars. What dress you wear, therefore, goe...

PHOTO: Viola Davis Takes Off Her Wig

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

As I sat on my couch watching the 2012 Oscars red carpet coverage on E!, the big question that lingered in my mind was: "Will Viola Davis wear a wig t...

PHOTOS: The Oscars 2012 Red Carpet Roundup!

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener & Ellie Krupnick | Posted 02.27.2012 | Style

There are plenty of awards shows, but they're all amateur hour compared to the biggest show of all: The 2012 Oscars. What dress you wear, therefore...

PHOTOS Dear Oscar Nominees, Please Wear This

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The Oscars are almost upon us and we are bursting with excitement. This year the nominees are diverse in age and size -- hurray! -- which we are hopin...

Director Alexander Payne Talks About The Descendants

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.16.2012 | Home
Marshall Fine

Like Payne's earlier films -- including Election and About Schmidt -- The Descendants blends absurdly human comedy with tragic and touching situations.

DVDs: A Brawling Mark Wahlberg, a Psychic Matt Damon and a Buddha-like Little Boy

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

This movie is a different kind of bad. It's the Saturday night SyFy scare-fest starring a ridiculous creature that's "half shark, half octopus, all killer!" Of course it's awful.

Don't Make The Mistake of Missing Actor Michael Shannon in His Latest Off-Broadway Play or Sundance Shocker

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

Actor Michael Shannon is a man of many intensities and skills. He's especially made a mark with his nearly one-man tour-de-farce, Mistakes Were Made.

Oscars 2011: Don't Expect Many Esperanza Spaldings

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

As a whole, the night should be entertaining, drawn-out predictable fun. Here's my take on how the night will play out in all categories.

Oscar Nominee Sebastian Junger Speaks About His Year in Deadliest Place on Earth

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

Junger's film, Restrepo, is an eye-opening look at the war for viewers who know Afghanistan only from two-minute clips on cable, followed by hours of political analysis.

Black and Blue Valentine. A Q&A with Derek Cianfrance

Katie Hafner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Katie Hafner

Blue Valentine, Derek Cianfrance's emotional gunslinger of a film, tears into the topic of moribund marriages with an honesty that's hard to come by i...

Attention, Oscar Whiners: Get Over It!

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

OK, that's it - I'm officially tuning out all further Academy Award whining, prognosticating, analyzing, deconstructing and every other kind of Oscar ...

Emmy Rossum Revels in Being Shameless

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Emmy Rossum is beautiful and sexy enough to rest on her laurels, but her talent and drive are having none of that.

David Lynch on Films, Inspiration and His New Music (AUDIO)

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

David Lynch is the legendary director of films and television series such as The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet, Mullholand Drive and Twin Peaks. He has ...

Theater: Al Pacino in Subtle Merchant Of Venice; An Obvious Elf and More

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Four shows opened in the last few days: a marvelous Shakespeare revival with a big Hollywood star (Al Pacino), a sweet movie turned into a heavy-handed musical, a show about a theatrical producer trying to land a big Hollywood star and some campy fluff.

Toronto Film Fest Day 9, 10 and 11: The Irish, The Scots and Werner Herzog

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

DAY 9: JUVENILE DELINQUENTS, VIDEO GAMES AND HORROR FILMS NEDS ** The first half of Neds (short for Non-educated Delinquents) had me very excited. D...

Sandra Bullock, David Brooks, and Misleading Claims About Marrying

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

In his column today, David Brooks writes that, "According to [one study], being married produces a psychic gain equivalent to more than $100,000 a year." What exactly does this mean?

Meal Periods: An Academy Award-Worthy Summer Lunch at the Malibu Vineyard...Fine Art and Big Eats Included

Michael McCarty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael McCarty

When I met Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal last July at Malibu Vineyard, they mentioned their new indie film, The Hurt Locker. Now, seven months later, they've got 6 Oscars on the mantle.