Allen Hughes' Broken City has the bones and perhaps even the DNA of a better, darker and more interesting film. It isn't awful, just kind of pale and predictable.
Gerard Butler makes the worst choices of film roles. Has he had anything close to a hit since he starred in 300? The answer is no. He has parlayed that one success into a Hollywood career. And he is still making likeable losers such as his latest Playing for Keeps.
But despite a cast that includes Rebecca Hall, Bruce Willis, Vince Vaughn and Catherine Zeta-Jones -- and a director like Stephen Frears -- Lay the Favorite just kind of, well, lays there.
Meron and Zadan's partnership initially took shape in New York City at the Public Theater, where, working for producer Joe Papp, they adopted the legendary producer's forward-looking ethos of color-blind casting and championing minority writers.
June is infamously known as "wedding mayhem month." It seems like couples everywhere choose this month over any other to say their own "I dos." Stars ...
Academy Award winner Catherine Zeta-Jones is a bonafide New Yorker these days and, before that, lived in Bermuda. However, that doesn't mean that the ...
There were some things in Rock of Ages I really liked, but there were also things that were annoying or just plain weird. But what's weirdest is that what I liked and what I didn't like were often the same things.
As Art Basel Miami Beach celebrated its 10th anniversary as the world's most prominent art fair -- something the art world has been championing since ...
Does our ambition necessarily wane with the years? Do our professional and creative drives go the way of our sexual? Regardless of age, ambition is clearly something most women consider carefully.
The 2011 Tony Award nominations were announced early Tuesday morning, which can only mean that the annual press meet-and-greet erupted -- or something like that -- not quite so early Wednesday morning.
Simply put: Michael Douglas can't stop talking. None of this is good for the sleep of Oliver Stone, a wayward director who needs Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps to be a mega-hit to stay on top.
Both Arcade Fire and The Black Keys sound as good, or better, live, so I try to catch them when they come into town.
If you had to pinpoint the leading leading-lady in musicals today, you'd have to say there's no contest: It's Sutton Foster.
It was a poor decision to hand out the Tony awards on the day of the Gay Pride Parade and Festival in West Hollywood, thereby losing its entire West Coast audience.
Another Tony Awards is in the history books. Marred by technical difficulties, this wasn't the best broadcast ever, but it was definitely not the worst.
With advance apologies to Lloyd and Jeff Bridges, Henry and Peter Fonda, Martin and Charlie Sheen, this special designation belongs to Kirk and Michael Douglas.