LEAVES OF GRASS
RUNNING TIME 105 minutes
WRITTEN AND directed by Tim Blake Nelson
STARRING Edward Norton, Keri Russell, Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss, Tim Blake Nelson
2 Eyeballs out of 4
Don’t be misled by the title Leaves of Grass. Do not expect literacy, either. This stoner comedy has nothing whatsoever to Read More
ALBANY—Jonathan Tasini, a labor activist who is mounting a left-flank challenge to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will host a fund-raiser tonight in Los Angeles featuring actor Richard Dreyfuss.
Tasini told me by phone from LA that he has known Dreyfuss–the star of Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Mr. Holland's Opus–for Read More
Monday: Sense and Sensibility
Forget about Bridget Jones’s Diary or Love, Actually (but just for a minute!). This 1995 Ang Lee film is about as satisfying a romantic film as you are going to get, compliments of Jane Austen (natch). There’s the always-fabulous Emma Thompson (who wrote the screenplay) as poor good-girl Elinor Dashwood, Read More
Monday: Inside the Actor’s Studio
Like most everyone else, we’re iffy on James Lipton, who hosts Inside the Actor’s Studio. Or maybe we’re just jealous, because he has the best job in the world. Either way, we’ll be recording tonight when he talks to comedian Dave Chappelle for the show’s 200th episode. Or rather, Read More
In early October, The View‘s Elisabeth Hasselbeck denied rumors that she was considering moving to Fox News. But today on the show, during an interview with Richard Dreyfuss, Ms. Hasselbeck—who recently stumped for Sarah Palin in Florida—quipped that she’d "like" to work for Fox News’ Sean Hannity.
In a clip Read More
Monday’s future just got a little bit bleaker. Dancing With the Stars (ABC)—whose finale last Tuesday earned the network its best ratings on that night in over seven years—cha-cha-cha-ed out of our lives. CBS canceled their December 10th debates, as the Democratic nominees balked, fearing the bad publicity of a Read More