Author, screenwriter, journalist, and food lover Nora Ephron died last evening in New York at the age of 71. A statement from her family said she had lost a battle with acute myeloid leukemia.Ephron was best known for her witty romantic comedies set in big cities filled with really smart people who ... More >>
In many ways, 2011 was a great one for movies. Some really good films came out this year -- some
that broke the mold and swirled genres together in unprecedented ways.
Several icons of the movie world made remarkable contributions that
should be mentioned at the year's close. On the other hand, y ... More >>
Lindsay Lohan with freckles and a clean rap sheet.We all have to start somewhere. Celebrities usually begin with commercials -- mainly because it's easier to shill for a burger joint than the next $500 million action flick.
We're sure many actors thought they'd do one commercial that would ... More >>
Before anyone got tipsy, Chopin Vodka shoved a Sharpie into the hands of Oscar winners Sandra Bullock, Kathryn Bigelow and Jeff Bridges, as well as Forest Whitaker, James Cameron, Emily Blunt, Kirk Douglas, Quentin Tarantino, Carey Mulligan, Julianne Moore, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Colin Firth, asked ... More >>
Julian Schnabel for The Village VoiceNate Silver, the human calculator behind FiveThirtyEight -- the magic blog that predicted the presidential race -- has now moved into the Oscar-predicting biz for New York. He's predicting in the Best Actor catagory a win for Mickey Rourke over Sean Penn, who ... More >>
The Daily Beast obtained text messages by our favorite local comeback kid Mickey Rourke trashing Sean Penn's performance in Milk and calling him a homophobe. It's ironic that Rourke is freely castigating people as homophobes when he was the one caught on tape calling a reporter a faggot just a few m ... More >>