For me, actors can get on a roll and make good, popular films. But the true sign of a movie star is when they can pull audiences into movies that aren't very good. Steve Carell has been doing that in spades.
This past week, the internet blessed us with a couple of videos that gave us a look at two struggling actors before they became the hilarious, good-looking comedians we know them as today.
Each week, Keith Powell subtly chews scenes as anal retentive Harvard grad writer Toofer on the comedy juggernaut 30 Rock. While he's received kudos f...
If you've seen my recent posts, you know I've been thinking about the brain lately. I'm coming up on the three-year anniversary of my craniotomy--for ...
We need affordable housing so that the actors, musicians, singers and ballerinas who work all along Broadway, and who delight our eyes and ears and hearts, can live near where they work.
As you read this, members of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences are busily poring over their 2010 Emmy Awards ballots. Here are my suggestions for the top programs and performers.
I love Tina Fey, but there was something a bit Obama-getting-the-Nobel-Priz-ish about the news that she'll receive the 2010 Mark Twain Prize for Humor...
By any normal standards, a movie opening with $71.2 million in three days would be a pretty big success. But unless overseas numbers explode, Shrek: The Final Chapter will live up to its name.
Because of Fey's face on the cover, I thumbed through the previously avoided Vogue and while disgusted by rail thin models in need of help, found an actual thought provoking article about a gifted writer.
Seeing past leading ladies such as Tina Fey, Molly Shannon, Rachel Dratch, and Maya Rudolph return and dominate the Mother's Day edition was just a cold reminder of how underutilized the current female cast really is.
At this time of year, for those in the fashion industry, "going to the Met" has nothing to do with spending a lazy day in the galleries, admiring Byza...
By 2013, either Barack Obama will have been re-elected or a Republican will be taking office, but it won't be Sarah Palin. Let's see if we can help Sarah figure out what to do next.
Since founding Saturday Night Live in 1975, here's some of what he's learned since then.
Wouldn't we rather celebrate a woman who very obviously has a feminist conscience in an industry that's not only notoriously sexist, but also the main vehicle by which we receive the themes and messages of life?
If only Kick-Ass were as nervy and entertaining as its brazen title. Unfortunately, the weakest part of Kick-Ass is, well, Kick-Ass himself.