He survived a broken childhood in north Toronto, striving without always succeeding to resist the violence, drugs and despair around him. To escape his fate, Joe joined one of our first youth conferences in 1999, and later traveled overseas to volunteer in poor communities.
A new paper deals a substantial blow to the idea that masculine men make good genetic sires. Of course, the genes that confer masculinity on both sons and daughters might have other positive effects, including but not limited to improved immunity. That remains to be assessed.
The Broadway production of Romeo and Juliet offers a new view on a storied tale. Among the standout performers is Christian Camargo, in the role of Me...
In anticipation of this month's theatrical release of Romeo and Juliet, I have rounded up the Hollywood hotties who are always welcome at our metaphorical balcony (and those which, arguably, ought to be banished).
How is he? That's the question people have when a movie star like Orlando Bloom makes his Broadway debut in a Shakespearean play. Well, he's fine, grading on a curve.
What you should know first and foremost about The Peony Pavilion, a 16th-century Chinese musical drama about love, death, and resurrection -- and arguably the most famous of all Kunqu Operas -- is that its poetry can kill. It has killed before.
"My only love springs from my only hate," bemoans Juliet. She's a Capulet and her beloved Romeo, a Montague, hail from rival families that despise each other. While the hatred is primal, this rendition of Romeo and Juliet adds another ripple: Juliet is black.
Nobody would likely mistake Orlando Bloom, of the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, for John Neville. But when our motorcycle-Romeo removes his helmet, Bloom it is with curls falling into his eyes when he gets excited and a grandly authentic British accent.
While we had Evangeline Lilly on the Nerd HQ stage at San Diego Comic-Con 2013 to chat about her new children's book, "The Squickerwonkers," we also...
Imitation is supposed to be the sincerest form of flattery. But what if you want to imitate someone so badly that you're willing to steal from them? Where does that fall on the sincerity meter?
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug gets new elves and rampaging orcs... Steel yourself for more Man of Steel... Let's go looking for the Alien Uprising...
At first glance, The Good Doctor seems like a pilot for a TV series we've seen seemingly dozens of times -- most successfully in E.R. But the longer you watch The Good Doctor, the more something seems off.
The 3D steampunk version of The Three Musketeers is opening October 21, with Orlando Bloom and Matthew Macfadyen. It looks wild and wonderful and may...
It's not hard to see how a movie like Main Street got made, at least in theory. Why it's being released is another question altogether.
As this year's film market at Cannes clearly demonstrates, old models are not working.
Two recent articles in Entertainment Weekly about the Sundance Film Festival failed to mention that EW is one of Sundance's biggest sponsors, and has been for 19 years.