If I were going to make a 10-best list, it would probably include films like Boyhood, The Imitation Game and Selma, among others that will be on everyone's list. But, as good as those films are, none of them are on my list of favorites.
Every city has the one hotel whose fortunes have run parallel to the local economy and history. The owners and operators of these hotels are merely curators as the properties pass through decades and centuries of hospitality.
Divorce is not an easy process, but it may be even more difficult for individuals who value their privacy. Fortunately, there are options for those interested in a confidential divorce, and it's definitely something to consider if it's important to you and your family.
For the same reason that the greats like Paul Newman and Al Pacino didn't win until late in their careers (Newman in 1987 for The Color of Money and Pacino in 1993 for The Scent of a Woman)... timing.
There are even greater, more inexplicable questions surrounding the world of entertainment. These enigmas have never been answered to my satisfaction. Actually, they've never been asked to my satisfaction. Nevertheless, I'm legitimately curious.
A friend mentioned that September 14 marked five years since actor/dancer Patrick Swayze died, after a very public battle with cancer. After logging over 500 interviews during a fifteen year period, I can say without reservation that Patrick Swayze was the nicest person I ever sat down with.
The International Thriller Writers motto is "Innovate Never Imitate," and part of the organization's mission statement "is to provide a way for successful, bestselling authors to help debut and midlist authors advance their careers."
Not gimmicky or derivative, it's actually about something we've lost touch with in American culture; perseverance in the face of despair.
This question originally appeared on Quora: Why did "Edge of Tomorrow" bomb at the box office in the U.S.? ...
Here's the good news: Edge of Tomorrow is not Oblivion redux. But here's the conundrum: As a result, the pendulum may have swung too far in the opposite direction.
When I would complain about some trivial disappointment as a child (or even a teen -- and, really, disappointments at that age never feel as trivial as they are), my mother would say, "Well, it's not the end of the world." Fortunately, she didn't live to see contemporary pop culture.
Day after day. Over and over again. He can see his demise. But no on else can see theirs. Until....
With all due respect to Sen. McCain, I have a different take on this. I, too, am outraged by the lack of care that many of our veterans have received, but I'm not at all bewildered by it. In fact, I saw it coming for years.
She was one of the darlings of Hollywood, but by the '90s, she was ready to take a break from Tinseltown and used her self-imposed reprieve as a time to reflect and reboot, both personally and professionally.
To see Tom Cruise play a schmuck is great fun. And he is good at it. Of course this is the beginning of Edge of Tomorrow ,but, sure enough, he redeems...
Despite Michael's Tahoe compound, and the beautiful Fredo scene on the lake, I never thought of California, where I grew up, as mafia country. The mafia still seemed a world away and more at home on the crowded streets of Little Italy and the Corleone olive orchards. Turns out the mafia was closer to home than I could have ever imagined.