Think The Wolf of Wall Street (from another era and without the sex and drugs) meets the indie masterpiece 99 Homes (about the housing market crisis).
"Trust me, 47 years in the film business is a long time," said Jodie Foster when she accepted her Cecil B. DeMille award at the Golden Globes in 2013. She should know. Foster made her acting debut in a Coppertone commercial when she was just three.
I was glad to see that while the "senior" intern brings wisdom, experience and balance into the frenetic workplace of an Internet startup, the movie also honors the energy and creativity of the Millennials who are driving today's tech economy.
De Niro proves remarkably deft with light comedy and gives one of his most subtle, charming performances in years in his latest film alongside Anne Hathaway.
Hathaway has become the actress haters love to hate. While I thought she was spot on as Jules, The Intern won't likely quell Hathaway's enemies, rather, it's the Haterade to wash down their bitter pill.
You have to love Nancy Meyers for her happy endings, and her optimism about women's lives.
People with Venus retrograde often have to go through many relationships over a long period of time, to find their ideal mate.
The art of film directing has been revered since the days of the Lumière Brothers, before the title of director had even been bestowed. Now, the director has achieved a level of celebrity that is only growing exponentially.
Cumberbatch and Knightley are nominated for Golden Globes, as is Graham Moore for his screenplay, and the movie itself for Best Motion Picture-Drama.
My cinematic crème de la crème takes many forms. It may be one line of dialogue all on its own, or an entire scene's worth. It might be a look or a gesture from one character to another, or to no one in particular. It might be as simple as the quality of light the director captured at a window in early morning.
What do Robert DeNiro, Jason Mraz, First Lady Michelle Obama, David Beckham, Alicia Keys and Kofi Annan all have in common? They, along with hundreds of actors, politicians, athletes and rock stars have appeared on Sesame Street.
Back in the 1970's when Robert De Niro was breaking out in films--Bang the Drum Slowly, Mean Streets, Taxi Driver--his dad Robert De Niro, Sr. was a p...
I thought it would be wonderful to be able to take a pill and suddenly become an analytical savant. I did not do this, but Eddie Morra in the intense drama Limitless does.
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...
In the late '90s, I wrote a column called "My Dinner With Rossi" for The Flatiron News. Every issue would have a gorgeous rendition by a different a...
Back in the day, "celebrity" meant someone who had become famous as a result of some noteworthy talent or deed. Great actors, musicians, even scientists like Einstein were 'Celebrities' in their day BECAUSE THEY DID SOMETHING EXCEPTIONAL.