Tuesday Sep 9
Best Actress Race, Still on for Julianne Moore? Still Alice
Everyone's talking about it: This year's two female acting categories are, at this admittedly early date, looking extremely thin. In the lead actress category, of what has already been screened, the one and only slam-dunk contender is Reese Witherspoon .
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Joan Rivers funeral in Manhattan attended by a host of celebrities
Even in death, Joan Rivers got what she wanted: A star-studded funeral, with the worlds of Hollywood, fashion, media and money all among the mourners. On Sunday morning, a legion of notables turned out at New York's Temple Emanu-El to remember Rivers, who died Thursday at 81: Kathy Griffin, whose edgy, biting comedy career was largely made possible by Rivers; colleague and friend Kelly Osbourne; Sarah Jessica Parker and Whoopi Goldberg; Howard Stern.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Rivers, who was 81, was famous for her withering fashion critiques of stars strolling the red carpet before Hollywood awards ceremonies. "Rivers wrote in her last memoir that she wanted her funeral to be "a huge showbiz affair with lights, cameras, action"" In her last memoir I Hate Everyone Starting With Me, published in 2012, Rivers wrote that she wanted her funeral to be "a huge showbiz affair with lights, cameras, action".
Bobby Vinton won't sing at Joan Rivers' funeral
JUNE 30: Joan Rivers promotes her new book 'Diary of a Mad Diva' on June 30, 2014 in New York City. NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 30: Joan Rivers promotes her new book 'Diary of a Mad Diva' on June 30, 2014 in New York City.
The promise of genius becomes 'The Gifted'
"The Gifted" from Viva Films starring Anne Curtis, Cristine Reyes and Sam Milby will start screening in the United States on September 12. " The Gifted ", the much celebrated new film by Viva Films which debuted in the Philippines last week starring Anne Curtis , Cristine Reyes and Sam Milby, presents a plot similar to the 1992 dark comedy film that starred Meryl Streep, Goldie Hawn and Bruce Willis. Both films expound on the tragic story of a twisted rivalry between two obsessed women and a love triangle gone wrong.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
WSJ Media and Advertising
More Questions for Filmmaker Ken Burns On 'The Roosevelts: An Intimate History'
Filmmaker Ken Burns is known for epic documentaries that examine American culture through subjects ranging from the history of baseball to the Civil War. The documentarian's distinctive style has been praised and parodied, leading to his own Burns-branded button in video-editing software that pans and zooms over a still image.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
WSJ Media and Advertising
Reading Strategies for 'Sophie's Choice'
This month's WSJ Book Club host is thriller writer Lee Child , author of the best-selling Jack Reacher books.
The Giver: Streep and Bridges Co-Star in Adaptation of Children's Novel
HOW CAN YOU KILL THIS INNOCENT BABY: Jonas desperately clutches the baby, with whom he has become attached.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Source of Creativity: Leah Selakovic Draws Inspiration for Her Life and Art From Maria Callas
The film will be based on the Tony Award-winning play of the same name by Terrence McNally, which debuted on Broadway in 1995.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Cutting it close (or not): Meryl Streep's hairCutting it close (or...
Cutting it close : Meryl Streep's hair Like any actor, her hair changes role by role, a tool in her talented skill set.
15 Captivating Autobiographical Books That Mix Fact and Fiction
One of these hybrid genres is autobiographical fiction, when an author chooses to tell a real experience, or the full story of their life, as a fictional account.
I4U Future Technology News
Alex Rodriguez Buys Meryl Streep's Hollywood Home for $4.8M
"A-list actress Meryl Streep has sold a home in Hollywood Hills West to New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez for $4.8 million.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Thriller Writer Chooses 'Sophie's Choice'
Lee Child is one of the most successful thriller writers of his generation. His 18 Jack Reacher novels have sold nearly 100 million copies in 42 languages and have all been optioned by Hollywood.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Stage Tube: Mamma Mia! Cast Gets Soaked for Als
Pippin National Tour, and in return challenged the West End and the National Tour productions of Mamma Mia! the cast Kinky Boots Broadway, and even Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan .
13 LGBT Roles That Didn't Kill These A-List Actors' Careers
Plenty of Hollywood A-Listers shatter the notion that it's dangerous to take roles playing LGBT characters.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
In memory of culinary sensation Julia Child, 'Julie & Julia' is delightful
Romance and nostalgic moments of dramatic humor abound in this wonderful movie, as the great Meryl Streep recreates a witty characterization of the late Julia Child .
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Trend Hunter Magazine
Fashion Faux Pas Tees - This Fashion Police Tee Makes Breaking the...
Call your mom for bail money, because the fashion police has arrived! Thankfully, it's in the form of this cute t-shirt by Christopher Lee Suave, and not an actual armed officer.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
'The Giver' pits love over violence
'The One I Love' stars Elisabeth Moss and Mark Duplass as Sophie and Ethan, a couple who has seen its relationship go from exciting and passionate to dull and routine.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Gift of The Giver: Maybe gridlockin Washington is better than Utopia
Today,, a movie version of the classic novel "The Giver" opens in theaters with an impressive cast, including Oscar winners Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges.
National Public Radio
Lois Lowry Says 'The Giver' Was Inspired By Her Father's Memory Loss
Just for a second, imagine a world without war, conflict or grief. Refreshing, right? But it's also a world without memory, at least in the premise of Lois Lowry's 1993 novel The Giver .