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CultureZohn: I Spent New Year's Eve In Bed With Warren Beatty

Patricia Zohn | Posted 01.03.2017 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

Ok, so you know the drill by now. I'm home, it's almost 2017, and I need to crawl into bed with someone exciting, sexy, dynamic, legendary, to lift my...

Annette Bening: Honored at New York Stage & Film Gala/ Mother Writ-Large in Mike Mills' Twentieth Century Women

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.10.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"If I were a woman," Rob Reiner said in a video of congratulatory messages for Annette Bening at the Plaza Hotel where this sublime actress was feted ...

'Rules Don't Apply' To Warren Beatty

Lonna Saunders | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment
Lonna Saunders

Rules Don't Apply is Warren Beatty's first major motion picture in 15 years, but definitely worth the wait.

"Rules Don't Apply" Is Beatty's Folly

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 11.27.2016 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Movie Review - Jackie K Cooper "Rules Don't Apply" (20th Century Fox) Warren Beatty hasn't been seen on screen since his 2001 film "T...

Leonard Cohen's Folk Ballads Defined The Great 'McCabe & Mrs. Miller'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.13.2016 | Entertainment

Leonard Cohen’s oft-covered “Hallelujah” is such a soundtrack staple that it’s become a cliché. Used to accentuate wistful emotions in movies...

Warren Beatty Feted at Museum of the Moving Image Gala

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.06.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Warren Beatty, Hollywood legend and famed boulevardier, starred in or directed and wrote the movies Splendor in the Grass, Bonnie and Clyde, McCabe & ...

Warren Beatty Talks Marriage To Annette Bening -- And All Those Rumors

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.30.2016 | Fifty

Warren Beatty’s had an illustrious acting career, but even after 50 years of being in front of and behind the camera, there’s one part of his repu...

A Tribute to The West Side's Warren Beatty

Tom Allon | Posted 07.01.2016 | New York
Tom Allon

One of the most important decisions we make in life -- probably eclipsed only by romantic partner or career choice -- is who to entrust with the all-i...

Trump, Sanders and the Theory of the Race: Could It Really Be "Economic Nationalism?"

William Bradley | Posted 03.15.2016 | Media
William Bradley

The constant media frame for the shocking-to-many success of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders is that both campaigns represent the rejection of elites in favor of populism, albeit contradictory populisms of the right and left. Would that it were so simplistic.

The Sean Penn Controversy (So What?)

William Bradley | Posted 01.13.2016 | Media
William Bradley

The feverish over-reaction to the weekend revelation in Rolling Stone that two-time Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn had interviewed a recently recaptured Mexican drug lord points up some of the biggest toxic dynamics in our media culture.

John Ford's Greatest Film at 70 (plus In Harm's Way at 50)

William Bradley | Posted 12.31.2016 | Entertainment
William Bradley

It was 70 years ago this holiday season that the film I think is legendary director John Ford's greatest -- greater even than The Grapes of Wrath or The Searchers -- was released to an American public just a few months removed from the largest war in world history.

When Warren Beatty Said "Drop the Music" and Changed Filmmaking Forever

Dick Guttman | Posted 12.29.2016 | Entertainment
Dick Guttman

Halfway through the '60s, Hollywood was floundering its way trying to get in sync with and, more importantly in the studios' little bottom-line mind, trying to exploit the revolutionary tide of the times which emboldened that decade to consider itself the epiphany of the century.

Boys In/Songs From The Trees: Carly Simon Shares Secrets, Plus Chapell, Cameron Dezen Hammon, Daiana Solange Segovia, Nick Urb and Marcus King Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

On the title track of her classic album No Secrets, Carly Simon sings, "Sometimes I wish that I never knew some of those secrets of yours." With the release of her autobiography, Boys In The Trees: A Memoir, Simon surrenders so many secrets that one might find him or herself reiterating that same sentiment.

Carly Simon Reveals Who 'You're So Vain' Is About

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 11.19.2015 | Entertainment

For years, music and pop culture fans alike have tried to figure out who Carly Simon's song "You're So Vain" is really about (Mick Jagger? James Taylo...

3 Things That Will Endear You to Your Family and Friends

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 08.06.2016 | 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 07.23.2016 | 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 06.22.2016 | 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 06.08.2016 | 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.