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On The Tour (Bus) With Macy Gray

Joshua Estrin | Posted 10.06.2012 | Entertainment
Joshua Estrin

As the tour bus barreled (safely) down Interstate I-40, I took the opportunity to spend a little quality time with Macy in one of the most enjoyable and irreverent question and answers I have had to date.

Which Actors Turned Down The Role Of Walter White?

Posted 07.16.2012 | TV

It's hard to imagine anyone embodying the role of Walter White on "Breaking Bad" as well as Bryan Cranston, but the executives working on the show wer...

Fifty Shades of Lloyd Dobler

Brian Joseph Davis | Posted 07.10.2012 | New York
Brian Joseph Davis

While we've come to expect wizard and vampire characters to lead immortal lives -- through official sequels, reboots, and fan-created sex romps -- what about a subtle romcom loved by Generation X and starring a young John Cusack?

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: The Raven

Dan Persons | Posted 06.30.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

If truth is stranger than fiction, then can a serial killer inspired by the eminently strange writings of Edgar Allan Poe be said to be even stranger still?

Cusack: Hollywood Doesn't Make Good Rom-Coms Anymore

Posted 04.26.2012 | Entertainment

In “The Raven,” which opens nationwide on April 27, John Cusack stars as a fictionalized version of Edgar Allan Poe. And in this big-screen extrav...

Lucy Blodgett

John Cusack Receives Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 04.25.2012 | Los Angeles

John Cusack was surrounded by family and friends Tuesday at the presentation of his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 2,469th star is in front o...

John Cusack And Jimmy Kimmel Do Purell Shots

Posted 04.25.2012 | TV

Getting a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame is a big deal for anyone, and recent recipient John Cusack got a round of applause for his from the "Jimm...

WATCH: What Is John Cusack Reading?

Posted 04.24.2012 | Home

Over the weekend, John Cusack appeared at the LA Times Festival of Books to talk about Edgar Allen Poe, and his new movie The Raven. We were there...

John Cusack Would Do 'Say Anything 2,' As Long As It Was With Cameron Crowe

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.23.2012 | Entertainment

"Say Anything 2" still isn't officially happening, but that doesn't mean it won't happen. At least someday. Maybe? Speaking on "The View" last week...

John Cusack: Playing Edgar Allan Poe Was A Lifelong Dream

Posted 03.09.2012 | Entertainment

John Cusack says his turn in "The Raven" is the role of a lifetime, which is high praise considering the 45-year-old has acted in over 50 films and is...

Tom Hanks Pees In Every Movie; Brad Pitt Eats | Posted 04.25.2012 | Weird News

Actors pride themselves are versatility, but, hey, if something works in one film, try it in another. That must explain why Tom Hanks pees in every...

Fifteen Obscure Movie Quotes

David Macaray | Posted 03.13.2012 | Entertainment
David Macaray

For movie dialogue to be memorialized it needs, first and foremost, to be short -- short enough to be easily recalled and repeated (which is unfortunate because that's going to leave some very clever material at the starting gate).

Cameron Crowe Teases 'Say Anything' Sequel Idea

Posted 02.20.2012 | Entertainment

What happened when Lloyd Dobbler and Diane Court went to England? We may soon find out. Cameron Crowe is in the midst of promoting "We Bought A Zoo,"...

Celebs Enraged Over Mayor's Occupy Wall Street Zuccotti Park Clearing

Posted 01.15.2012 | Entertainment

As the New York City Police Department raided the Occupy Wall Street encampment at Zuccotti Park in the early hours of Tuesday morning, protestors sca...


Posted 12.07.2011 | Entertainment

Edgar Allan Poe isn't just for English majors anymore. We've been psyched about John Cusack's psychological thriller since his spot-on Poe portrai...

Review: The Adjustment by Scott Phillips

Carole Mallory | Posted 11.01.2011 | Home
Carole Mallory

Just where do many of America's criminals come from? Scott Phillips' searing fourth novel, The Adjustment, plots the journey of PR man Wayne Ogden an...

John Cusack Going Very, Very Dark

Posted 09.26.2011 | Entertainment

John Cusack will soon star in "The Raven" as Edgar Allen Poe, who wrote dark stories. Next, he may play a man who lived a dark secret reality. Cusa...

John Cusack's 'The Raven' Gets Bloody

Posted 09.21.2011 | Entertainment

Portraying a literary giant is tough but it's even tougher when that literary giant is also the main character in macabre thriller. It seems for th...

PHOTO: John Cusack Gets Dark, Scary

Posted 08.27.2011 | Entertainment

To enter the world of Edgar Allen Poe is to take a trip into the dark and ominous. It looks like John Cusack has gone in full throttle. The actor p...

WATCH: How To Be Woody Allen

Posted 08.15.2011 | Comedy

When Woody Allen gave up starring in his own films, he handed over the reigns to various actors who managed to keep the director's on-screen persona a...

John Cusack: Goldman Sachs Basically Is The Government

Posted 07.10.2011 | Business

Add John Cusack to the list of celebrities unhappy with the supposed ties binding Wall Street and Washington. On Monday night, the actor, known for...

Jordan Zakarin

A Brand New 80's Film | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A movie set in another moment in time can take one of two approaches. There is the serious approach, the graceful period piece that weaves the fabric ...

PHOTO: Sneak Peek At 'The Raven'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Here's John Cusack doing a spot-on Edgar Allan Poe for the upcoming psychological thriller 'The Raven.' Cusack announced his involved in the James M...

How to Roundhouse Kick Grief in Its 5-Staged Face

Joel Dovev | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Joel Dovev

I found with all the turmoil that was happening in my life, I just wanted a little normalcy and to be around friends. Find something cathartic and fun that you probably don't get to do often, and just dance.

In defense of John Cusack

Tom Davis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Davis

I owe a debt of gratitude to John Cusack, actually. His portrayal of an obsessive compulsive record-store owner in High Fidelity kind of validated the kind of existence I had in the early 1990s.