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Magic Matt Bomer

Noah Tsika | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Noah Tsika

Each generation has its classical movie stars, its public figures who please the populace while maintaining an impenetrable allure. Matt Bomer might be just such a star.

Genius Uncovered: The Film Legacy of Howard Hawks

John Farr | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Over a forty-plus year career, it's astonishing that this brilliant director was Oscar-nominated only once. As I've often said, sometimes the Academy gets it wrong. This was one of those times.

Books You Hold in Your Hand

James A. Fragale | Posted 06.26.2012 | Books
James A. Fragale

While he was bartending a Hollywood party, Lucille Ball sashays in and slaps Scotty Bowers in the face. (Bowers matchmaker-ed for Desi Arnaz). One wonders why he wasn't hit more often. On the other hand, I, for one, would like to shake his hand.

When Comedy Was Clean and Comediennes Were King

John Farr | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

For those wanting a respite from today's low, "in-your-face" brand of comedy, here are a few tried-and-true classics featuring these top screen comediennes. These special ladies made us laugh -- and feel smart -- at the same time.

Five Classic Movies You Need to Revisit

Bryan Young | Posted 04.28.2012 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

While everyone has their attention fixed on cinema because of the Academy Awards, there are some classic Blu-ray releases I'd love to kindle (or rekindle) interest in.

DVDs Worth Owning - and Giving - for Christmas

John Farr | Posted 05.11.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I just know many of you out there are scrambling to catch up on your holiday gift giving. This article's for you.

Andy Rooney and Me

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 11.29.2011 | Media
Maggie Van Ostrand

I don't care if he's married. I don't care if he's over 50. I don't care if he's a curmudgeon. I don't even care if his eyebrows enter a room five minutes before the rest of him. Andy Rooney's the guy for me.

Naughty But Nice Rob

Dyan Cannon Talk's Cary Grant's Drug Addiction

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 11.26.2011 | Celebrity

One of the greatest movie icons ever, Cary Grant, led a secret life for years, but now his ex-wife Dyan Cannon is talking about her marriage to the le...

As He Turns 75, Thoughts on the Legacy of Robert Redford

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I saw no mention of Robert Redford's birthday amongst all the pop dreck that seems to capture people's attention these days. I am going to attempt a tribute of sorts, as I can think of few people in the entertainment field more deserving.

PHOTOS: Who Is The Greatest American Film Actor Ever?

Posted 09.02.2011 | Entertainment

The number of American-born all-time greats in the field of writing, painting, and composing is legion, but given the nation's relative inception (con...

New York Public Library Buys Timothy Leary’s Papers

nytimes.com | Posted 08.16.2011 | Books

When the Harvard psychologist and psychedelic explorer Timothy Leary first met the Beat poet Allen Ginsberg in 1960, he welcomed Ginsberg’s particip...

Cary Grant 'Enjoyed' Being Called Gay, Says Daughter

people.com | Stephen M. Silverman | Posted 06.27.2011 | Entertainment

Hers was a Hollywood fairy-tale existence few, if anybody, can live: being the child of arguably the most famous movie star in the world -- and, certa...

Christian Bale: So Many Good Parts, but Is There a Part Missing?

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Christian Bale strikes me as a complete enigma. Yes, his acting chops are prodigious, but he seems to me to be all technique and no heart; we get buckets of perfectly formed ice, but very little fire.

Take Me Home Tonight Has a Hidden Heart

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Matt Franklin (Topher Grace) has the charm and sensuality of a young Cary Grant and uses these charms on Tori Frederking (Teresa Palmer) who is his ...

PHOTOS: Cary Grant's Estate In Palm Springs For $2.995 Million

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via LA Times: Actor Cary Grant named his Palm Springs estate "Las Palomas" when he moved into the home in the mid-1950s with his third wife, fellow ac...

For Valentine's Day, Ten Movies Sure To Inspire Romance

John Farr | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Those wanting to get closer to that more traditional and comforting take on the eternal "boy meets girl" predicament need only look back and revisit the great film romances of the past, movies that reflect those long-vanished ideals.

They Belong in Every Home: The Ten Best Holiday Movies by Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

The values and emotions imparted in these timeless films are sure to stoke the spirit of "Peace On Earth, Good Will Towards Men" (and women). Happy viewing!

State Of Grace: The Enduring Magic of Grace Kelly

John Farr | Posted 06.13.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

When Hitchcock cast Grace Kelly in 1954's Dial M For Murder, he quickly knew he'd found his ideal female muse: an impossibly beautiful blonde who could convey ice on the surface while exuding fire underneath.

Missing Mr. Matthau

John Farr | Posted 06.20.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

On the first of this month, Walter Matthau, who left us just a decade ago, would have turned ninety. Ruminating on this unnoted milestone made me consider anew what a unique and gifted screen actor he was.

A French Celebrity Photographer Reflects on Pursuing Picasso, Dalí, and Cary Grant

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

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Julia the Hindu, and the Pray in Eat Pray Love

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

The powerful forces of celebrity and popular culture have thrust India's Vedic heritage into the spotlight. All the media attention inspires some to cynicism and others to a genuine spiritual enquiry.

A Tale of Two Sisters: Hollywood's Longest Running Feud

John Farr | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

It is exceedingly strange and more than a little sad that actresses Olivia de Havilland, 94, and her sister Joan Fontaine, 93, have been estranged for many years, the result of an intense sibling rivalry which has never dissipated.

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

Well, the World Cup has officially ended (congrats, Spain!), and some of you are probably left feeling a little lost and without purpose. Let the art world bring you back to life!

A Is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter S

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

Bartlette emitted a low-level but steady whine from her mother's arms. She had sprouted a tooth, and along with it a temperature and a rash on her bottom.

Hitchcock, In Sinister Shades Of Gray

John Farr | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Rather than dismiss or rail against the new competitive threat of television, Hitchcock seized the fledgling industry by the throat and created his own mystery series, which he hosted each week.