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Does Hollywood Think It's Not As Good As It Used to Be? Apparently So

Dick Guttman | Posted 06.08.2015 | Entertainment
Dick Guttman

Hooray for Hollywood now refers more to the past than the present. The movie capital has in inferiority complex when it compares itself to prior glories.

Great Conversations: Dennis Hopper

Alex Simon | Posted 06.02.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

What I saw instead was a man who seemed to be at peace with himself and his life, who loved his children, art, film and new ideas. Sometimes when you have seen life at its ugliest, as Hopper surely had, you're able to come out the other side and drink in its beauty. I hope this was true.

A Brief (Pun Intended) History of Lawyers in Movies, Part II

Alex Simon | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Lawyers in motion pictures have been portrayed as one of two extremes, devils or angels, almost since celluloid was invented.

Great Conversations: Charlotte Rampling

Alex Simon | Posted 06.21.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Often compared to Lauren Bacall for her cat-like beauty and femme fatale movie roles, Charlotte Rampling has been illuminating the world's movie screens (and giving its male members heart palpitations in the process) for nearly 40 years.

Great Movie Characters: Frank Galvin in The Verdict

Alex Simon | Posted 06.17.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Frank Galvin (Paul Newman) is a man who has given up. A once-promising honors graduate of Boston College Law School, partner in one of the city's most prestigious firms (not to mention married to the daughter of the firm's founder), Galvin discovered too late that he had the biggest Achilles Heel an attorney can be cursed with: a conscience.

A Brief (Pun Intended) History of Lawyers in Movies

Alex Simon | Posted 06.13.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Lawyers in motion pictures have been portrayed as one of two extremes, devils or angels, almost since celluloid was invented.

12 Headlines We'd Read if Madonna Were an Older Man

David Toussaint | Posted 05.20.2015 | Comedy
David Toussaint

Madonna gets a lot of heat for behaving in a way many believe is inappropriate for a woman over 50. Men who are also "of a certain age" often behave in rebel fashion, but are usually lauded for their actions.

Celebrating Rendez-vous With French Cinema at 20: Leading Ladies and Manly Men

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.12.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

What makes French films, eh, French? The facile answer: a focus on love: married, obsessive, at first sight. In its 20th season the popular Rendez Vous at Lincoln Center, shows a penchant for action adventure -- and, serial killers.

Tom Hanks, David Letterman, Meryl Streep and George Clooney Come Together for SeriousFun at Lincoln Center

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.03.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"This is the best show in town tonight," exclaimed David Letterman at the SeriousFun gala, the only thing he said that wasn't a joke. Founded by Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, SeriousFun was established to ensure childhood fun at summer camp for children with special needs.

The 18 Style Hacks That Every Dapper Man Must Know

Posted 09.29.2014 | Style

Since the dawn of time, men have wrestled with one important, weighty question. Even our caveman forebearers would roll off their sleeping rocks, star...

Sam Moore's Tribute to Martin Luther King/ SeriousFun Gala Remembers Paul Newman

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

It might have been your typically rousing Sam Moore concert at City Winery this week, featuring the Soul Man's classic repertoire, starting with "Let...

Why 'Divergent' Star Theo James Wants To Be Like Michael Fassbender

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 03.21.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Most movies made from young-adult best-sellers feature dashing leading men and "Divergent" is no exception. Taylor and Liam step ...

The Health of Hollywood... Or Not!

Pamela Levin | Posted 04.16.2014 | Los Angeles
Pamela Levin

So how are some of Hollywood's "best" able to cope and yet other fall prey to vices which can or have destroyed their reputation, their wealth and most importantly, their health?

Boycotting Barilla Pasta? Here Are the Top LGBT-Friendly Pastas and Sauces

Joanne Spataro | Posted 11.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Joanne Spataro

Let's get a pot of water boiling. It's pasta night again.

NASA Launches Drones To Study Storms

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 09.11.2013 | Science

ATLANTIC, Va. -- NASA scientists are using former military surveillance drones to help them understand more about how tropical storms intensify, which...

Fellas, We Suggest You Take A Page From Paul Newman's Playbook

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 08.28.2013 | Style

Guys, summer is winding down. We know it's sad that you have to give up your lightweight t-shirts and shorts for some cooler weather clothes, but fret...

Charity, Prosperity, and the Industrial Complex

Margaret Coady | Posted 10.16.2013 | Business
Margaret Coady

In finishing his piece, Buffett admits that he doesn't have the roadmap to lead us from our current world to the ideal he hopes for, and I can't fault him -- the distance indeed seems daunting.

First Nighter: London Consumer Report on "Sweet Bird," "Merrily," Worthwhile Others

David Finkle | Posted 08.15.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

By 1959 when Tennessee Williams got around to presenting Sweet Bird of Youth on Broadway, as directed by Elia Kazan and starring Geraldine Page and Pa...

For St. Patrick's Day, the Best Drinking Movies Ever Made

John Farr | Posted 05.16.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I love St. Patrick's Day. It's so inclusive. By that I mean that though it's a bona fide religious holiday, you don't need to be particularly pious to enjoy it. Wishing everyone a safe and (reasonably) responsible holiday, I present my own candidates for the top drinking movies of all time.

Golden Globes, Playboy Centerfolds, and Murder: 'Wiseguy' Ken Wahl's Life Reads Like a Hollywood Script

Joan K. Smith | Posted 05.11.2013 | Celebrity
Joan K. Smith

I was able to speak to Wahl recently for a rare interview, to shed some light on a life with more twists and turns than any movie script, as well as the charitable causes that are spurring him back into the public eye.

'Now That's Italian!'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.04.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a nice Italian boy, as well as a former runner-up in the Newman's Own & Good Housekeeping Recipe Contest for a dish I called Zezima's Zesty Ziti Zinger, I have many remembrances of things pasta.

Armed Services YMCA Receives $200K Grant From Newman's Own Foundation

Mike Landers | Posted 04.08.2013 | Impact
Mike Landers

The award to Armed Services YMCA reflects the ongoing commitment of Newman's Own Foundation to organizations serving military service personnel, veterans, and their families.

Hooray for Hollywood

Stanley K. Sheinbaum | Posted 01.13.2013 | Books
Stanley K. Sheinbaum

"It's true that the Hollywood community was (and is) sort of genially Democratic, but in the early '70s, their political activism had not yet been organized into effective fund raising."

Adam Carolla Talks Cars, Politics and Why He Hates Hollywood

Steve Karras | Posted 01.07.2013 | Entertainment
Steve Karras

"I like O'Reilly; I like his show and am flattered that he wants me to be a regular contributor to his show. It's not far from my satellite studio where I do the webcast. On Mondays I go in, do about seven or eight minutes of complaining about something and go home."

Benefit Lines Up Katy Perry, Alicia Keys

AP | Posted 12.26.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Katy Perry, Quincy Jones, Alicia Keys and Vince Gill are on the same bill: The singers are performing at an event to benefit the late...