Steven Soderbergh's 'Behind the Candelabra': Compassionate, funny, fascinating
Early in "Behind the Candelabra," Steven Soderbergh's fascinating film about the relationship between Liberace and his much-younger lover, Scott Thorson , we see Liberace performing his act in Las Vegas.
Thu May 23, 2013
Steven Soderbergh Unretires
Today in show business news: Steven Soderbergh is headed to television, Intervention will intervene no more, and USA is sending camp kids to battle.
Jennifer Aniston Plays a Sexy Stripper: 5 More Stars Who've Taken It All Off in Movies
But the fit-as-a-fiddle actress is hardly the first A-lister who's dared to take it all off - minus a scrap of fabric to put the dollar bills in - for a movie roll.
No More 'Matthew Mahogany'
He was supposed to be the new Paul Newman, a Hollywood hunk with an edge. For actor Matthew McConaughey, his future was so bright we would all have to wear shades.
Male strippers Justin Whitfield and Taylor Cole bare all in new book
I've never attended a male strip show because before last year, male strippers always seemed silly to me.
Deep Inside Hollywood
A "Guys and Dolls" movie with Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt? Is it Awesome Ideas Week or something? Because in a world of cringe-inducing announcements about this or that unnecessary remake, the thought of a classic musical getting an update with two of Hollywood's most appealing younger actors - both of whom know their way around a song ... (more)
Wed May 22, 2013
Michael Douglas stars as flamboyant pianist Liberace in 'Behind the Candelabra.'
Which is quite a bit to be missing. Unfortunately, 'Behind the Candelabra,' the HBO film directed by Steven Soderbergh, doesn't really try to explain Liberace's phenomenal popularity.
Tue May 21, 2013
This Week in Home Video: Side Effects, Parker, summertime horror and a bad '70s Toronto Paperboy
This Week in Home Video previews all the latest Blu-ray, DVD and on-demand titles hitting the street this week, plus lost gems, crazed Cancon, outrageous cult titles and the best places to rent or buy movies in Toronto.
Suri Cruise's Rainy Day Fun
What's a Manhattan mom supposed to do with her 7-year-old on a rainy day? If you're Katie Holmes , the answer is simple: arts and crafts.
ArtsBeat: Cannes Film Festival: A Sympathetic Tale of Marriage and Celebrity
On Sunday, when " Behind the Candelabra " - Steven Soderbergh's peekaboo-look at the glittering, gold-engorged, crystal-encrusted life and loves of Liberace - plays on HBO , find yourself the largest television you can.
Mon May 20, 2013
Elektra Releases Behind the Candelabra Soundtrack Today
Elektra Records has announced the release of "BEHIND THE CANDELABRA - MUSIC FROM THE HBO ORIGINAL FILM," the musical companion to the highly anticipated HBO Films production.
Hammond On Cannes: Sun Comes Out As Parties, Deals And Movies Take Over Croisette
The sun finally came back to a windy and rainy Cannes but the weather clearly couldn't slow the non stop parties, premieres, deals and hype for which this festival is famous.
Sun May 19, 2013
411 Box Office Report: Star Trek Into Darkness Warps to #1
Star Trek Into Darkness may not have been the box office bonanza that some people had hoped for but it still crushed the box office with a first-place finish.
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
George Hatza: An actor rediscovers the thrill
Matthew McConaughey had planned on being a lawyer. Instead, in 1996, he played one in Joel Schumacher's film adaptation of John Grisham's "A Time To Kill." He caused a sensation.
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
TV and art films: May 19-25
For the week of Sunday, May 19, through Saturday, May 25. Reviewed by Tony Lucia.
Fri May 17, 2013
Preview screening: Steven Soderbergh's Behind the Candelabra
Our next preview screening is Steven Soderbergh's Liberace biopic, Behind the Candelabra.
Thu May 16, 2013
The new McConaughey gets down and dirty with Mud
'I don't feel like I had a clear-cut moment when I left the other stuff behind,' Matthew McConaughey said of his reinvention as an actor.
Wed May 15, 2013
Alex Pettyfer finds him surrounded by a bikini-clad bevy of beauties...
He's seen his career go from strength to strength over the past few years, and is rumoured to have bagged the leading role in the hotly-anticipated movie adaptation of Fifty Shades Of Grey.
Tue May 14, 2013
Getting the glitz just right
"Too much of a good thing is wonderful," declares Liberace in the closing minutes of "Behind the Candelabra." The line, borrowed from Mae West, is a fitting description of the late pianist's famously over-the-top aesthetic: In his long-running Las Vegas show, Liberace was known to make his grand entrance via bedazzled Rolls-Royce limousines and for ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Tim McGraw Treats Everyone to a Gun Show-See the Singer's Muscles
Dear Channing Tatum: Tim McGraw needs to be in the next Magic Mike movie. Thanks. The country crooner revealed his weapons of mass destruction during the Atlanta stop on his Two Lanes of... Pennsylvania Facts - PA is the Keystone State.