A young widow, a bayou girl, an elderly woman, a mother and a CIA agent battle it out on Sunday for the Best Actress Oscar, a race that includes the youngest and oldest nominees in the category’s history.
NBC newsman Richard Engel told his amazing story of survival in Syria when he appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Watch …
I see a lot of movies, so when one lingers in my memory I count that as something special. Here are two such films that are playing this month.
By Samantha Critchell, AP Fashion Writer NEW YORK — When Ralph Lauren sits down for a little chat Monday night with Oprah Winfrey, they’ll pick up a discussion they started on TV back in the spring, when the fashion designer helped close out Winfrey’s long-running talk show with an exclusive peek inside his Colorado estate. […]
By CHRISTY LEMIRE LOS ANGELES — The documentary “Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey” opens this week, about every toddler’s favorite red monster and the man who brings him to life, Kevin Clash. One of the joys of watching Clash in action – besides marveling at how effortless he makes it all look – is seeing […]
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 […]
Here’s what’s opening in a theater near you this weekend: Gordon Gekko returns in the long-awaited sequel to Wall Street called Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps, while Kristen Bell stars in an ensemble chick-flick comedy You Again and animated barn owls have adventures in Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole. Somewhat less […]
Here’s a quick roundup of some new projects in the pipeline profiling some famous people from different walks of life. First of all, Naomi Watts is going to be taking on the role of the legendary Marilyn Monroe in Blonde from director Andrew Dominik (The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford), who […]
Chances are you’re going to see Iron Man 2 this weekend. That much is assured. But if slam-bang superhero action isn’t your style, and you live in the appropriately selected cities, you’ve got some other new options to consider, including the cuteness of Babies, the familial drama of Mother and Child, the dark cult story […]
Once a week, we’ll pick out one of Fancast’s many full-length free feature films to spotlight. Sure, you’ll check out the big stuff like Body Count, Deuces Wild and Killing Zoe, but the smaller movies need shout-outs, too. The Movie of the Week is from director Bobcat Goldthwait, whose film World’s Greatest Dad starring Robin […]