File this under: Where did the time go? With August reaching the halfway mark, there are precious few weekends left in the summer. Sigh! While we’re busy bemoaning our lack of beach time this year, Hollywood is set for one final hurrah; don’t expect a whole lot from here on out. Five movies Read More
On the morning of Thursday, June 11, the damp and leafy Riverdale campus of the Ethical Culture Fieldston School welcomed a tall, curly-headed visitor to deliver the commencement address before its graduating upper class of boys and girls in blue caps and gowns.
Will Ferrell did not have a child graduating from the school. Read More
Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zack Galifianakis just got a whole lot more famous. The troika of funnymen scored big over the weekend as their Vegas romp, The Hangover, cashed in $43.2 million at the box office, finishing just about $1 million behind Pixar’s Up for second place. The news wasn’t as good for Read More
We hope you’ve got some free time this weekend! The first week of June ends with four movies hitting theaters, and, as usual, there’s something for everyone. As we do every Friday, here’s a handy guide to the new releases.
Land of the Lost
What’s the story: Based on the cult ‘70s kid series from Read More
Expression: Chew the scenery.
Definition: To act melodramatically; overact; ham it up.
We’ve all seen actors chew the scenery from time to time. It goes with the territory. But how many of us can claim to have seen an actor actually gnaw on a set?
My thanks to the Read More
It might be time to add HBO back to your cable package. The network has spent the better part of the last two years stockpiling shows from seemingly all parts of the Hollywood gene pool, and the fruits of those labors are just about to start paying off in 2009. To wit: HBO has just Read More
Guy Ritchie‘s soon-to-be ex Madonna is now getting hair care tips from composer Ron Abel. [R&M]
It’s official: Sumner Redstone is divorcing Paula Fortunato, his wife of 5 1/2 years. According to their "iron-clad" prenuptual agreement, she will be compensated $1 million for every year they were married. [NYDN]
After someone Read More
Not to be outdone by Josh Brolin and his ridiculously dead-on George W. Bush impersonation, Will Ferrell would like to remind everyone that he was the original Dubya. Mr. Ferrell and his partner-in-comedy, director Adam McKay (Step Brothers, Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and "The Landlord"), will produce the Broadway show You’re Welcome America: A Final Night Read More
More box office records crumbled as Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight continued its vertiginous climb. Heath Ledger’s psychotic Joker seduced viewers nationwide to the tune of $75.6 million this weekend, making his movie the country’s favorite once again—and by a $45.6 million margin. Here in Gotham’s real-world counterpart, The Dark Knight claimed $1.1 million in sales—a Read More
Hey, slackers! Will Ferrell thinks it’s time to shape up … or ship out. “There is this phenomenon of grown children who either live at home or move back home,” said the comic actor, discussing the theme of his latest comedy, Stepbrothers, which co-stars John C. Reilly.
It was Monday, July Read More