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Women Break New Ground in This Year's Oscar Race

Marlo Thomas | Posted 04.24.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

What is fresh about this year's movies is the range of choices the actresses had. I was struck by the fact that this year's crop of women have moved into areas previously inhabited by male actors -- and, wow, were they good.

25 Years After Anna, Sally Kirkland Reflects on the Oscar Race for Best Actress

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.23.2012 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

In Kirkland, a star was born -- in her forties. Kirkland's Anna, a faded Czech star stumbling into Manhattan striving for a new beginning, is just as stunning 25 years later.

Cruella de Vil Hits The Red Carpet

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"A Look Back" is a daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is of "Albert Nobbs" actress Glenn Close attending...

What Distracted Glenn Close From Her Oscar Nod?

Posted 01.31.2012 | Fifty

Glenn Close visited "The Late Show With Jimmy Fallon" last night to talk about her latest film "Albert Nobbs." Close talked about her transformation i...

Before They Were Oscar Nominess

Posted 01.24.2012 | TV

Before Michelle Williams was breaking hearts as Marilyn Monroe in "My Week With Marilyn," she was the bad girl next door on The WB's teen soap, "Dawso...

Glenn Close On 'Albert Nobbs' And Her Man Makeover

Posted 01.24.2012 | Fifty

Glenn Close, 64, is well known for her portrayal of iconic female characters in film and her strong female role on TV's "Damages." Recently, she snagg...

WATCH: Glenn Close Talks Career And The Female Characters She's Loved

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 03.20.2012 | Women

What do Glenn Close, Marlo Thomas, Jane Fonda and other incredibly accomplished women think about their successes and failures? What fascinates them? ...

WATCH: Meryl Streep Is NOT A Stripper

Posted 01.10.2012 | Comedy

Billy Eichner's new Fuse TV show "Billy on the Street" is exactly the type of man-on-the-street show that even haters of man-on-the-street shows can l...

Animal Fair Media's 2011 Most Eligible Pets Will Make A Belieber Out Of You!

Wendy Diamond | Posted 02.29.2012 | Entertainment
Wendy Diamond

Every year Animal Fair Media readers vote for the celebrity pet they believe are: The Most Eligible Pets. Hopeful contenders are 'wing pets' to some of the most recognizable media darlings from the sports, political and entertainment industries.

Movie review: Albert Nobbs

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.19.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The best movies find ways to be something larger than the one-line description that winds up in TV Guide or other brevity-obsessed outlets. And so it...

Boomers Dominate 2012 Golden Globe Nominations

Laura Rowley | Posted 02.14.2012 | Fifty

While Hollywood tends to celebrate youth, the Golden Globe nominations announced today may signal a new era for older actors in film and television. T...

Elizabeth Olsen Makes A Big Move | Posted 01.10.2012 | Entertainment

As two leading contenders for this season's Best Actress awards, Albert Nobbs star Glenn Close and Martha Marcy May Marlene breakout Elizabeth Olsen w...

The Double-Standard for Movie Actresses

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.03.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In September, I wrote about the transition of the generations between actors and how we're at a moment where we can see it happening.

Glenn Close's Amazing Transformation Into A Man

Posted 12.13.2011 | Entertainment

A role Glenn Close first took on in 1982, Albert Nobbs, a 19th century Irish waiter is finally making his (or her!) way to the big screen. A passio...

Herculean Efforts, All For Naught

Charlie Carillo | Posted 11.27.2011 | New York
Charlie Carillo

Sometimes the great tabloid gods drop one right in your lap, and that's what happened the day Hercules came into my life. Not the Greek god from Mount Olympus -- the Greek Greenwich Village grocer.

PHOTOS: Love It Or Leave It?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.21.2011 | Style

Sometimes we see a less-than-flattering outfit and can't help but blurt out a snarky remark. Then there are the times that we see a less-than-flatteri...

Will Torchwood and Damages Thrive on Their New Networks?

Ed Martin | Posted 09.11.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Starting tonight, we'll be able to see just how different two shows may become while still in first-run status simply because they change home networks.

WATCH: Loving 'Home:' Director Yann Arthus-Bertrand's Ode To Earth

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

20 years ago, Yann Arthus-Bertrand managed an animal reserve in France and decided to take his wife to see the lions at Kenya's Masai Mara Reserve. ...

Glenn Close Explains Her Cameo In Lewd Navy Video

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Glenn Close is not happy about her cameo at the end of a raunchy video made by a high-ranking Navy commander. Her publicist released the following sta...

PHOTO: Guess The Cross-Dressing Actress

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Glenn Close is set to star in a role of a lifetime: a man. Close is finally getting her 10-year passion project up off the ground, starring in 'Alber...

Fighting To Destigmatized 'Mentally Ill'

Glenn Close | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Glenn Close

My sister, Jessie, lives with bipolar disorder and I realized that she was in a life-and-death battle, fighting to survive not only the symptoms and treatment of the illness, but the terrible stigma that surrounds it.

Emmys: Mother-Daughter Night For Sarandon, Glenn Close, Kardashian & Kathy Griffin (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

There were several mother-daughter pairs lighting up the red carpet at Sunday's Emmy Awards. Susan Sarandon, publicly single since her split from ...

Honorary Academy Awards: Memo to Tom Sherak, the Separate Ceremony Is a Travesty!

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The Motion Picture Academy does an injustice, not only to the recipients but to their fans, by continuing its new policy of presenting honorary Oscars at a special function in November instead of the ceremony next February.

Glenn Close's Mental Illness PSA Wins Silver Telly Award

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The anti-stigma campaign featuring Glenn Close, her bipolar sister Jessie and schizophrenic nephew Calen recently won a Silver Telly Award, which hono...

Damages: Is This FX Drama too Good for Television?

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

If Damages must leave television, wouldn't it make an amazing movie? The role that brought Close two Emmys and counting might also lead to her first Academy Award.