It’s 2 a.m. and you awake with a jerk, alone in your fully lit apartment and still on the couch. On TV, the credits of some movie you’ve already seen a billion times are scrolling by. It feels like rock bottom. And we know, because we’re just like you: single.
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It’s been a busy week for Michael Cera, but then again, when you’re America’s favorite hoodie-wearing, sensitive guitar player, every week is a busy one. Seriously. This guy gets more press than Vice President Joe Biden. Just to catch you up on his comings and goings: forty-seven actors were cast alongside Mr. Cera in the Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The day before Barack Obama became the 44th president of the United States, the lunch seating at Café Milano, the Italian restaurant in Georgetown, was booked solid.
Milano is the Michael’s of D.C. But it’s still in D.C. The air buzzed with the chatter of heavily hair-sprayed women wearing pink blouses, dangly Read More
Karl Lagerfeld on this year’s Chanel runway show: "We have no budget. We do what we want and throwing money out the window brings money back in through the front door. The bottom line is I don’t deal with the bottom line. The luxury in my life is I never have to think about it." Read More
Page Six Magazine reports that on Halloween, recently divorced actor Bill Murray showed up at a hipster loft party in East Williamsburg. He drank a few Modelo Especial beers, danced with the girls, and engaged in a conversation with the party’s host about how much they both enjoyed sweet potato casserole. Then one Read More
Most eighties comedies don’t snare us like they used to. We can flip past Ferris Bueller’s Day Off or Stand by Me and not lose our whole afternoon. But there are certain movies that still grab hold, every time, like Tootsie (HDNetM, Saturday, 2:15 p.m.).
Tootsie is one of the great actors’ showcases. Everybody in Read More
Monday: Beautiful Girls
While it’s easy to dismiss the late Ted Demme’s 1996 ensemble dramedy without a second thought, Beautiful Girls is a pretty charming and affable movie… as long as you can get past the "Sweet Caroline" sing-a-long. Matt Dillon, who will never be accused of being a great actor despite his ridiculous Read More
Want to avert your eyes from the stock market? Hollywood has six new releases out this weekend to numb our collective pain. Phew! The big one is Ridley Scott’s actioner, Body of Lies, staring Russell Crowe (looking suspiciously like the late J.T. Walsh) and Leonardo DiCaprio (looking suspiciously like Robert De Niro in Heat). Read More
We sometimes long for the days when Scarlett Johansson was best known as one of the angsty, combat-boot wearing teens in Ghost World, or, a few years later, as the soul-searching former philosophy major-cum-sexy cigarette smoker who flirts with Bill Murray—cue Jesus and Mary Chain song—in Lost in Translation. Her career since then has had Read More
This just in from the WTF desk: Bill Murray is planning on parachuting out of a plane at the Chicago Air and Water Show on Aug. 15.
Why the skydive? The Chicago-area native wants to do it for the Illinois USO, which aids ailing veterans, according to the Chicago Tribune.
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