With The Last Five Years, Lagravanese was aiming small. He wasn't seeking out the mall crowds but that bijou contingent of folks who can tell the difference between Kelli O'Hara and Patti Lupone.
I made it to the 8:20 a.m. showing of, "The Last Five Years," and loved it. Nothing like a musical to start the day, not to mention, transport you to New York City via the story of a struggling actress, played by Anna Kendrick, newly married to the "It" author of the moment, played by Jeremy Jordan.
During the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, Anna Kendrick, Blake Shelton, Kim Kardashian, Taylor Swift, Neil Patrick Harris and Lady Gaga Tweeted about the show from their seats and backstage. Meanwhile, Kelly Clarkson, Lorde, and Brooklyn Decker live-tweeted from home.
There's a lot to be said for loyalty when it comes to adapting a film from another source, be it a novel, a play, or a musical. But it can be impediment as well, especially when loyalty to the original material gets in the way of letting a filmmaker do what the medium is best suited for.
Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods arrives on the big screen 27 years after it opened on Broadway -- and with the same second-act problems that have plagued it through the years.
Missing from Monday's lunch at The Leopard, Meryl Streep, wicked as an ugly witch in Rob Marshall's movie adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's musical Int...
Sometimes laughter can be the best medicine. And after the sad sudden death of Joan Rivers, some celebrities, including Anna Kendrick and Katy Perry took to Twitter to lovingly play tribute the comedian with a sense of humor.
On March 21, 2006, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey posted the world's first Tweet: "just setting up my twttr." The company's mission? To give anyone wh...
"I ONLY read Liz Smith if her column is visible when I change the paper in the birdcage."
When Katie launched Three Jane in 2012, she had a singular item, the Map Necklace, and a dream of merging new luxury with customization.
A 1940s Juvenile Fiction heroine was a "disruptor" - who lowered temperatures, raised spirits, and healed WW II wounded. --------------------------...
Imagine if Kendall Jenner, who was part of TIME Magazine's Most Influential Teens in 2013, was cast in a role as a computer programmer. How many young girls would want to learn to code? Scoff if you will, but it's true.
This is not a dig to say that all of Brown's music sounds the same, but simply to say that right now, in this moment, Brown is doing what he does best.
My own reaction barely warrants a ripple in this tide. Still, I felt compelled to express my sadness, as I feel moved to write this essay. Why? Did I know the man? No. Or did I?
We checked out this year's slate, but before we can smugly tell our friends, "Yeah, I saw that before anyone else -- at Sundance," we broke them down into categories and predicted the "buzzworthiness" that each would have this year.
I'd be hard-pressed to pick a favorite between Life Itself, Steve James' documentary about the late film critic Roger Ebert, and To Be Takei, by Jennifer Kroot, about the amazingly resilient career of actor George Takei.