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Meryl Streep Deserves to Win Her Fourth Oscar

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 04.13.2014 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

In a perfect world Meryl Streep would win her fourth Academy Award for ‎"August: Osage County." If the Oscars were awarded for pure performance, I don't see how she could not win.

Weeklings: The Best Bad Movies for Gay Men (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 11.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

2013-09-13-Screenshot20130913at2.51.42PM.pngI'm listing the most lovable turkeys/albatrosses/flaming chupacabras in gay cinema. These are horrid movies, and we should be thankful.

Clint Eastwood's Next Project May Surprise

Posted 03.29.2013 | Entertainment

Oh, what a night? According to THR, Clint Eastwood may step up to direct the long gestating screen adaptation of "Jersey Boys." The musical -- based o...

For St. Patrick's Day, the Best Drinking Movies Ever Made

John Farr | Posted 05.16.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I love St. Patrick's Day. It's so inclusive. By that I mean that though it's a bona fide religious holiday, you don't need to be particularly pious to enjoy it. Wishing everyone a safe and (reasonably) responsible holiday, I present my own candidates for the top drinking movies of all time.

Oscar's Musical Hypocrisy -- Why Awards Show's Emphasis Is Misplaced

Dan Mirvish | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

It's very nice that Oscars made a special tribute to movie musicals. The only problem is that not a single one of the musicals honored (Chicago, Dreamgirls, Les Miz) was ever eligible for Oscar's own category of "Best Original Musical."

Beyonce Drops Out Of 'A Star Is Born'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.10.2012 | Entertainment

Twenty-one months after it was first reported that Beyonce Knowles would partner with director Clint Eastwood to remake "A Star Is Born," the actress-...

Will Bradley Cooper Be Beyonce's On-Screen Love?

Posted 08.17.2012 | Entertainment

Bradley Cooper is reportedly mulling over an offer to star opposite Beyonce in Clint Eastwood's film "A Star is Born." Eastwood allegedly wants Co...

End of the Rainbow Is a Moving Tribute to Judy Garland

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 10.08.2012 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

She was lucky in that she did what she was born to do: be an outstanding entertainer and heal those who allowed her in. If only she could have healed herself.

Is Beyonce's 'A Star Is Born' Based On Kurt Cobain?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.02.2012 | Entertainment

"A Star Is Born," Clint Eastwood's long-gestating update of the Hollywood classic with Beyonce and possibly Tom Cruise in lead roles, might have some ...

Judy Garland Lives on at West Hollywood's French Market

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

With 2012 marking the 90th birthday of Judy Garland, there's a special way to celebrate, at West Hollywood's French Market Showroom with acclaimed tribute artist Peter Mac as a triumphant 1960s-era Judy Garland.

Tom Cruise May Join Beyonce In Clint Eastwood's 'A Star Is Born'

Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment

First "Rock of Ages," now this? According to Variety, Tom Cruise is being courted by Warner Bros. to star opposite Beyonce in Clint Eastwood's remake ...

2011's Doomsday Cinema, Part I: Melancholia @ 49th NYFF plus Gainsbourg on Von Trier & Lars' NYFF 47 Press Conference (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 03.14.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

In anticipation of 12/21/12, this past year saw a return of the doomsday film. Melancholia was an okay end-of-the-world movie, but for this fan, it was not a very good Lars Von Trier film. Perhaps a third viewing is in order.

Why Judy Garland Is So Beloved

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 01.29.2012 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

She is an empath. That is, she is someone who can not only feel others' pain but make the pain go away. I believe this quality is what makes Judy Ga...

Movie review: The Artist

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.22.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Artist may be the year's most brightly imaginative and purely enjoyable film. It may also be the toughest sell. How many people, after all, will ...

Judy Garland Was Too Pure for This World

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 11.14.2011 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

If you follow her life as I have done and get glimpses of her as a child, teen, then adult star, you begin to see the essence of Garland. Sometimes it's hard to know where the screen persona ends and the private person begins.

How Beyonce's Pregnancy Will Affect Her New Film

Posted 10.29.2011 | Entertainment

Beyonce's pregnancy, announced Sunday night at the MTV Video Music Awards, may push back shooting on her next film. The irony? She's due to star in a ...

Beyonce's New Movie

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Clint Eastwood and Beyonce may be teaming up to make a musical version of "A Star Is Born." Warner Bros. confirms that the two ar...

Interview: Edward Zwick's Love and Other Concerns

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's a few days before his film, Love and Other Drugs, reaches theaters and Edward Zwick is sipping tea, as calm as can be expected.