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Warren Beatty

3 Things That Will Endear You to Your Family and Friends

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 08.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa Earle McLeod

I lost my Dad, Jay Earle, last week after a six-month battle with cancer. Regular readers know my father's stories: The skinny 1950s teen who played s...

An Appeal to the Political Wisdom of Warren Beatty

John Bredin | Posted 07.24.2015 | Politics
John Bredin

Few Hollywood actors, if any, have made a bigger impact on progressive politics--both cinematically and in real life--than Warren Beatty.

Write On: Nantucket Honors Robert Towne

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.22.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Writer Robert Towne chuckles at a question about how young the executives in Hollywood are these days, how short the institutional memory about great work of the past is -- and whether that has an impact on getting his phone calls returned.

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.

Mad Men : Don Draper's Back On Top and Having Fun, But Is That All There Is?

William Bradley | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Don Draper's power move has worked. With Sterling Cooper & Partners now a subsidiary of McCann Erickson, he's restored his central creative role in the agency, rid himself of a hateful rival, and further enriched himself.

Women's Rights at 87th Oscars: Why #AskHerMore Should Focus on Asking Actresses to Run for Office!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 04.25.2015 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

The #AskHerMore twitter campaign highlighted at last night's 87th Academy Awards by Reese Witherspoon and others, points out the disparity in the types of questions asked of the 44 women nominees compared with those asked of their male counterparts.

Snowbound in the Big Apple? Try a Bite of Your Favorite Warren Beatty Flicks

Lonna Saunders | Posted 04.20.2015 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Snowbound in the Big Apple? Try a bite of your favorite Warren Beatty flicks. Get out your DVD collection or surf Netflix. Here are mine. Agree or disagree. What are yours?

Snowbound? What Are Your Favorite Warren Beatty Flicks?

Lonna Saunders | Posted 04.08.2015 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Are you planning on staying indoors? Get out your DVD collection, or surf Netflix. Here are my favorite Warren Beatty films. Do you agree or disagree? What are yours?

Celebrities Who Have NEVER Been Divorced

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.10.2015 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

When a celebrity gets hitched, naysayers get out their stop-watches to count down the days, months or years that the break-up will take place. Cynical, yes; inevitable... not so fast. There are celebrities who have never signed divorce papers. Here are just 50 of them.

The Theory of Everything Should Win Everything

Lonna Saunders | Posted 02.17.2015 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

The Theory of Everything in the end is about everything. About the cosmos. About the existence of God. What can be scientifically proven and what can not. Disabilities, which we all have in a myriad of different ways, and what we do with them. It's a love story.

Tell 'Em I'm Gone: A Conversation With Yusuf Islam Plus A Hey Rosetta! Video Premiere

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.26.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Yusuf, let's talk about your new album Tell 'Em I'm Gone. It seems like you're saying something larger with it overall.

14 Reasons Why Captain America: The Winter Soldier Is the Best Pop Movie of the Year

William Bradley | Posted 09.27.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier this month on disc and download reminds of what a terrific film it is. With some competition from its delightful Marvel Studios sibling, Guardians of the Galaxy, it's the best pop movie of the year.

Diane Keaton Croons in Rob Reiner's And So It Goes

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.10.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Diane Keaton's presence was felt on Long Island's east end the day before her new movie And So It Goes premiered at Guild Hall last Sunday: she had a ...

Annette Bening's One Woman Show at the Geffen Playhouse!

Jay Weston | Posted 06.22.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I'm in love with Annette Bening. Yes, I know that she's married to the most famous lothario in the Western World. But a guy can dream, can't he? Ev...

Putin's Gambit and Obama's Recurring Russia Problem

William Bradley | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Obama and Russia, again. It's an ongoing storyline, President Barack Obama's chronic problem in properly reading Russia and in particular, President Vladimir Putin. We're shocked that Putin would intervene militarily in Crimea. Why?

Sasha Bronner

Harvey Weinstein Isn't The Only One With The Pope In His Pocket

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Harvey Weinstein isn't the only one with the Pope in his pocket. Actor Florence Henderson joined Vanity Fair and Chrysler at a cocktail party Thur...

Jerry Brown for President: The Way We Were

William Bradley | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

At the least, Brown clearly wants to influence the politics of 2016, which prompts this discussion of his first three presidential campaigns, each of which was telling and intriguing in its own ways.

4 Necessary 'Bonnie & Clyde' Adaptations To Prepare You For Sunday

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 12.04.2013 | Entertainment

The newest adaptation of "Bonnie and Clyde," a Lifetime mini–series about infamous criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow (played now by Holliday ...

Warren Beatty and Annette Bening's Transgender Son Appears In PSA

Posted 11.18.2013 | Gay Voices

Warren Beatty and Annette Bening's transgender son, Stephen Ira, appears in a new public service announcement championing for trans healthcare. Ir...

Mad Men Moves, Emmy Blues

William Bradley | Posted 11.23.2013 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Even though Mad Men has just struggled through a second straight Emmy Awards show with no wins, the show that is co-owner of the record for most Emmy Best Drama wins has some recent changes that should make its final season something to remember.

The X-Files Moment Comes Again (XF at 20)

William Bradley | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

The X-Files, like the conspiracy thrillers of the '70s, worked because there was a general atmosphere of paranoia and mistrust engendered by real-world events. What should be obvious now is that we live in a culture in which a show like The X-Files would flourish once again.

Nora Dunn in Mythical Proportions

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 10.30.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

In this 70-minute performance, Dunn does what she does best: brings her own characters to life in a series of touching and hilarious skits.

Icons of an Era

William Bradley | Posted 09.09.2013 | Entertainment
William Bradley

In this era, with movies more globalized and insistently present in the culture than ever, three iconic cinematic figures are very much front and center, their latest movie outings from last year and this in the all-time top 10 in worldwide box office.

"Going Bulworth": The First Time, and Now

William Bradley | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

Where will Obama be if his administration's conventional methods are not up to the task of cutting through controversies that are engendered, at least in part, by reliance on conventional methods? That's when things could get very interesting.

Mad Men: Are You Not Entertained?

William Bradley | Posted 06.23.2013 | TV
William Bradley

Will Mad Men regain the acclaim that made it the best drama on television? Based on the response to To Have and To Hold, so far the answer would have to be no.