February is the month of looking back at the best films of the past year, as we catch up on all of the Oscar-nominated pictures to cast our own ballots, and of looking forward too, at the films which will define the new year in movies.
The London Olympics opening ceremony will be a grand spectacle — but will it be a surprise? In a word, no.
Kevin McKidd has played former army trauma surgeon Owen Hunt on “Grey’s Anatomy” for the past three years. Owen has progressed from a man haunted by what he witnessed on the battlefield to a stable doctor who has been a rock for the rest of the staff of Seattle Grace in the aftermath of the […]
Amber Tamblyn is having a moment. Currently, she can be seen in ‘127 Hours,’ an acclaimed big-screen telling of the real-life drama experienced by Aron Ralston, the mountain climber who in 2003 resorted to amputating his arm after being pinned down in a crevasse. And starting this Monday night, the actress delves into fictionalized drama […]
Finally, it’s Friday, which means maybe we can stop drowning in commercials for Megamind and Due Date, since it feels like we’ve been smothered by them. They’re both being released today, alongside Tyler Perry’s most ambitious project to date, the poetic drama adaptation For Colored Girls, with an all-star cast delving into some deeply disturbing […]
Let’s get one thing straight: Lizzy Caplan is not a crazy cat lady. Last year, The New York Post’s Popwrap ran an interview with Caplan under the headline: “Lizzy Caplan: ‘Yes, I Named My Cat Lisa Turtle,’” a banner that made Caplan, and perhaps her cat (named for Lark Voorhies’ character on ‘Saved By The […]
This here is some rumor-mongering, but it’s a fun one. Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto, whose breathtaking beauty made you really understand Dev Patel’s obsession with her, could dance her way into the next James Bond movie. The follow-up to the dark and brooding Quantum of Solace will likely take things in a more upbeat […]
The Big Dance, the Show of Shows, the “Biggest Movie Event of the Year,” as they said all the time. The 81st Annual Academy Awards, and I was there to cover it for the first time. What was the reaction in the press room to the various hits and misses of the Oscar ceremony? Here’s […]
[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/Shootout!/97863/865248208/Danny-Boyle-on-SLUMDOG-MILLIONAIRE/embed 420 355] . Slumdog Millionaire continued to enjoy a night of riches as Danny Boyle was given the Oscar for Best Director. “I want to thank you for the extraordinary show tonight,” he said at the outset of his acceptance speech. “In the room, it’s bloody wonderful.” Boyle has already a wonderful year. […]
Danny Boyle’s much-beloved surprise of the season Slumdog Millionaire continued its love-fest with award-giver-outers by nabbing 7 of the 11 British Academy of Film and Television Awards for which it was nominated, relegating The Curious Case of Benjamin Button to the technical awards. The BAFTAs, the DAGs, the WGAs, the PGAs, the SAGs and the […]