Almost fifteen years after Titanic, with six Oscar nods and one win to her credit, Kate Winslet is an actress at the peak of her powers -- no longer a precocious ingénue, but a professional who's conscientiously developed her craft.
The new film Contagion tracks the first several weeks as a new virus sweeps the world, killing the infected in a matter of days. But what makes Contagion so unique and powerful is that the virus is only briefly the villain.
Twenty-seven years ago, when I was managing editor of a publication called Travel Smart, I was invited with a few other writers on the first flight of Branson's new airline, Virgin Atlantic, flying from England to Newark.
There are some words that only exist in tabloid-speak. 'Blonde' as a noun. 'Bed' as a verb - and it's normally 'a blonde' who is 'bedded', of course. And 'unlucky in love', which is the tabloids' adjective for 'single'. But only if you're a woman.
Another day, another press release announcing a new series heading to Sky Atlantic. Last month the channel announced they were taking cult favourite Nurse Jackie off BBC Four's hands. It's the latest in a longish list of acquisitions from other channels, Sky's wallet proving too big for the rest of the UK terrestrial broadcasters to compete with. And I say let Sky have them.
It wasn't too many years ago that parents believed children should be "seen and not heard." Now they've become the center of our universe. But these h...
Todd Haynes has spent his filmmaking career working far outside the mainstream -- yet he seems surprised when a reporter refers to his new miniseries, HBO's Mildred Pierce, as surprisingly conventional for him.
Between 1936 and 2010, Best Actress winners were 63 percent more likely to get divorced than non-winners.
I'd be serving you poorly if I just alerted you to to mark that date. Go back to the originals -- the James M. Cain novel and the film that won an Oscar for Joan Crawford in her first starring role -- and experience the real greatness of this story.
These furniture designers are too talented to be judged by their appearance. So instead, let's compare them to celebrities! Meanwhile, I've found a s...
Let me be clear: Courteney Cox and David Arquette owe me - and my generation - absolutely nothing. They are simply two grown adults, living their live...
Fridriksson's new film, Mamma Gogo, is a real life tribute to his mother with Alzheimer's, but also to those of us who navigate the rocky road of the mother-child relationship.
The documentary A Mother's Courage does not sugarcoat autism, or celebrate it, or cure it. The movie's strength lies in that it shows the heart-wrenching reality of what families have to go.
The so-called Oscar curse where a smart beautiful woman's success bruises her husband's delicate ego compelling him to run into the arms of some dim-witted damsel du jour is missing a crucial ending.
The curse of the Oscars has struck again. Days after Kate Winslet announced her marriage was over, Sandra Bullock's husband has got caught up in accusations of infidelity.
First Susan and Tim and now Sam and Kate? The last few months have featured some breakups of celebrity couples I thought were rock-solid.