As a former editor and writer for the national media (including for The New York Times, the Village Voice, New York magazine, Details, Entertainment W...
Ricky Gervais isn't fooling me. Whether you know the British entertainer for creating the widely popular series The Office or for crudely calling o...
Because there are no selfies taken in cells, Prison Diaries can't offer actual glimpses inside a modern prison; I use only stock photos, my mug shots and ID picture. Nor is there anything streaming live on Prison Diaries; every post was handwritten years ago.
We've had the Golden Age; the Golden Goose; Golden Oldies; Golden Books; the Golden Globes. And now we 've got My Golden Days.
Pull back the curtain on the MTV Movie Awards tonight, and you'll see a few things that the stars are invited to that the rest of the world probably know nothing about.
Patricia Danaher is a journalist and producer, originally from Ireland. She writes about entertainment and culture for a wide variety of international publications.
Though never exactly a yoooge attention-getter, the Best Foreign Language category in this weekend's Oscar shindig contains as often some very powerful cinema among its five nominees.
Since Oscar is the premiere entertainment award, it is useful to look at how being nominated and winning contributes to the success of all those involved in making and distributing the movies being awarded.
Bing Crosby, David Bowie and Alan Rickman still had music in them until their last days on earth. Many Boomers and even Silent Generation members still have music in them. But does the rest of the workforce hear that music and the potential symphonies that could be composed?
My personal experience working in theater, film and television is that evolution and integration are happening, are ongoing. I experienced this on a greater level this past year in film and television than in theater.
Play your strengths. Taraji knows she works well with certain people for example Terrence Howard who was her co-star in Hustle and Flo which was a huge hit. If you know you are good at one thing, invest in that one thing and work hard at it.
Once again the premium ticket after the Golden Globes award show was the HBO after party, where reportedly 1200 stars, artists, producers and executives mingled and touted the evenings results.
Week of 1/11/16 to 1/17/16 Twitter polls have become all the rage and I am continuing to take full advantage of them each week by boldly engaging t...
Audiences have embraced these shows, these characters, and these actors. The proof that stories about people of color are compelling and captivating enough to interest the masses is plain to see. It's time that movie industry executives open their eyes.
If you've been following the Oscar prognosticators, you know the big favorites have been Spotlight, The Big Short, The Revenant, and Carol. How pleasing to find some surprises--sort of--on the academy members' lists!
There's a very visual and historical table book out that showcases posters the depicts beautiful and haunting images of black thespians in cinema over a course of 100 years.