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Lillian Gish

Memo to Mr. Scorsese: Women Are Heroes, Too

Carla Seaquist | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
Carla Seaquist

Scorsese's complete shut-out of women in the hero category inspires me to come up with a counter-list. My ten heroines, from the popular canon, achieve their objective by hewing to character, by verbal dexterity, and by using their heads.

First Nighter: Bette Midler Divine in I'll Eat You Last, Cicely Tyson's Beautiful Bountiful, Tristan Sturrock's Mayday Mayday

David Finkle | Posted 06.25.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Tuning into the gossip the Divine Miss M spews jubilantly as another Divine Miss M is such fun it hardly matters that five minutes after the romp ends, much of the dirt dished with such five-alarm relish has completely faded in the cool night air.

Letters From Lillian Gish

Liz Smith | Posted 04.13.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

"SHE'S a bang bang boogie!" said Jamie Foxx, the dynamite star of Django Unchained, of the one and only Beyonce. We'd already written our accolade to...

Silent Film's Most Sizzling Starlets

Posted 02.03.2012 | Arts

In the age of silent cinema, emotions were dramatized and expressed using the face and body as vehicles. Though today the acting style of earl...