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Kathleen Turner

Kathleen Turner on Molly Ivins, Hollywood and Acting

Greg Archer | Posted 11.23.2014 | San Francisco
Greg Archer

There she is: The incomparable Kathleen Turner in a pair of fiery red cowboy boots and an oversized denim button-down shirt. She sits on the floor,...

The War of the Roses, 25 Years Later

Warren Adler | Posted 10.16.2014 | Books
Warren Adler

I am astonished at the staying power of The War of the Roses, which takes a rather dark view on the end of a marriage, and what the process itself does to people. People I meet are convinced that the story is autobiographical.

Agents of Change: 5 Inspiring Women Worthy Of Your Attention Right Now

Greg Archer | Posted 10.15.2014 | Women
Greg Archer

They walk among us -- those agents of change. Sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they actually are. Take note of five enterprising women who generate a powerful ripple effect and emerge as some of the finest agents of change this fall.

John Waters' Women at the Film Society of Lincoln Center

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.06.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

No one missed the irony of a John Waters retrospective at The Walter Reade Theater across Lincoln Center's plaza from Fashion Week.

Not That Anyone Gives a Damn, But...

Warren Adler | Posted 10.04.2014 | Comedy
Warren Adler

For those of you who got a kick out of my first Nobody Gives a Damn, But... column, inspired by the great sportswriter Jimmy Cannon, I offer thanks. T...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Alice Boman "Leads;" Rachel Ann Weiss is "Loved"

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.13.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

"It just comes out this way." That's what emerging singer/songwriter Alice Boman said when asked in a recent A-Sides interview if her voice has always...

Kevin Spacey's "Touch of Terrific" and the World Peace Orchestra

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Kevin Spacey still talks about the excitement of meeting Jack Lemmon when he was 13, and hearing him say, "You were a touch of terrific." Now introduc...

Really Really at the Lucille Lortel Theater: Yes, Really

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

You want to scream, "Check out your sense of entitlement," at the characters in Paul Downs Colaizzo's richly evocative debut play Really Really, an MCC production downtown at the Lucille Lortel Theater, directed by David Cromer.

Gun Control Advocates March On Washington

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 03.28.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Thousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun violence victims and messages such as "Ban Assault Weapons Now," joined a rall...

Last Man Standing

Warren Adler | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment
Warren Adler

While I have sold or optioned more than a dozen of my books to film companies, I can provide no definitive answer as to why they make their buys, but the closest I can come to a remotely conclusive answer is my experience with The War of the Roses.

Kathleen Turner's Voice Could Save Your Life...

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

... and I don't mean the sultry, breathy, whiskey-and-cigs, sex-goddess reverberations that generated seismic body heat, romanced the stone and enamor...

PHOTOS: Norman Lear's 90th Birthday Party

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The creator of "All In The Family," "Good Times," "The Jeffersons" and more sitcoms that shaped the American television landscape, Norma...

Kathleen Turner: 'Don't Let Anybody Tell You What You Can't Do'

Debra Ollivier | Posted 07.09.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

In "The Perfect Family," Kathleen Turner plays Eileen Cleary, a devout Roman Catholic who's been nominated for "Catholic Woman of the Year." But Eileen's "perfect family" is not so perfect. I recently spoke with Turner about "The Perfect Family" and the ire it's provoked.

Kathlene Turner Talks Faith And Family In New Film "The Perfect Family"

Posted 05.04.2012 | Religion

Kathleen Turner is getting rave reviews for her staring role in the new comedy "The Perfect Family." The film tells the tale of a Catholic housewife ...

Kathleen Turner, 31 Years Since Body Heat

Felice Arenas | Posted 07.04.2012 | Entertainment
Felice Arenas

Last week, I caught up with Kathleen Turner to talk about going from Broadway to movies and back again, crawling up Steve Martin's leg to get a part, Warren Beatty pursuing her and why she took on her latest role in The Perfect Family.

Movie Review: The Perfect Family

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Don't trust the trailers for Anne Renton's The Perfect Family. They make it look like an irreverent, iconoclastic satire, one that attacks hypocrisy among the pious -- like something from the Farrelly brothers or, perhaps, John Waters.

Kathleen Turner Stars as Molly Ivins at Westwood's Geffen Playhouse

Jay Weston | Posted 03.13.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

In the spring of 2010 Kathleen starred as Molly in the world premiere of Red Hot Patriot. It was a perfect fit, and at last night's opening at Westwood's Geffen Theatre, she again demonstrated why.

Confessions of a Social Media Mom...

April Rudin | Posted 12.27.2011 | Parents
April Rudin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAcimdt8Po0 There is a lot of talk about the relatively, newly-coined term, "helicopter parent." In a broad definit...

What's With the New York Times Movie Reviewers?!?

Abe Gurko | Posted 09.07.2011 | Entertainment
Abe Gurko

Couple of weeks ago, with an itch to see a summer film, though the offering so far seems lackluster, we were this close to seeing Super 8 when a revie...

David Hyde Pierce Plays The Perfect Host

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.21.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

When a wanted bank robber stumbles into his L. A. house as he prepares for a dinner party, Pierce is perfect as victim, but then who is the more dangerous?

10 Classic Movies That Turn Up the Heat for Summer

John Farr | Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I googled "best summer-themed movies" but I think what I got was "any summer-themed movie."For those who want a little extra quality in their summer fare, here comes a varied but more rewarding list.

The Kids' Table at Leo's

Dorothy Spears | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dorothy Spears

I first heard about Leo & His Circle, Annie Cohen-Solal's ambitious, but bizarrely unfocused, biography of the art dealer Leo Castelli, two summers ago, when I was sipping Campari with Leo's son.

Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins

Alison Teal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alison Teal

Molly Ivins was a true wit. It's not surprising that a play about her would be very funny, but the play also reveals a side of her that many will not be familiar with- a lifelong struggle with her father.

Californication Season 3: Sneak Peek And Review

Rob Fishman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Fishman

When last we saw him, Hank Moody was bidding goodbye to Karen, as she decamped to the East Coast. And bidding goodbye to the plot line that propels most of the action in Californication.

New York Women Politicos Come Out for Obama

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

In contrast to the narrative that has been promulgated about disgruntled Hillary supporters, the women I conversed with had moved on without trauma.