Linda Brake

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Man on the Street

Billy Eichner’s pop-culture game show spares no one.<p>On a Friday night in February, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Billy Eichner, the thirty-seven-year-old star of the sui-generis pop-culture game show “Billy on the Street,” was sitting in a director’s chair on the set of the sitcom “Difficult People.” …

David Schwimmer Says Buzz About an Upcoming Friends Reunion Is 'Completely Inaccurate'

Could we BE any more disappointed?<p>David Schwimmer told reporters at FX’s TCA panel on Saturday that the highly-anticipated <i>Friends</i> reunion won’t be …

Celebrity News

'The Force Awakens' Is a Masterpiece of Nostalgia

<b>SPOILERS AHEAD FOR THE TWO OR THREE PEOPLE WHO HAVEN'T SEEN IT</b>:<p><i>The Force Awakens</i> is a brilliantly manipulative piece of film-making meant to reel in everyone who loved the first three Lucas films and rightly despised the next trio. And make them bring their kids, too.<p>It's got real humor.<p>It's got a …

52 photos of America's first lady on her 52nd birthday

As first lady, Michelle Obama has created initiatives promoting education and healthy living. She's known for her no-nonsense attitude — as well as her impeccable fashion sense.<p>In honor of her birthday, we've compiled 52 photos of one of America's coolest first ladies.

Mark Hamill teams with California lawmaker to fight fake autographs

<i>Star Wars</i> actor Mark Hamill has been fighting a battle against fake autographs, and his efforts on social media caught the attention of California …

Damn, Amy Schumer! What A White Hot Selection For The Critics' Choice Awards!

Holy goodness, we are not worthy of this look!<p><b>Amy Schumer</b> blessed the<b>Critics' Choice Awards</b> blue carpet with her hawt body — and this white selection …

Here's why Golden Globe winner Oscar Isaac is the best actor of our generation

Thanks to his performance as pilot Poe Dameron in "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens," the world is finally getting to know actor Oscar Isaac. However, he's been giving amazing performances since long before he was cast in "Star Wars."<p>In fact, people have called Isaac one of the best …

Golden Globes

These Stunning Vintage Photos of Betty White Will Blow You Away

Believe it or not, Betty White turns 94 years old today. (Happy birthday, Betty!) There are so many reasons to love this Golden Girl—and now we're adding these stunning vintage photos we dug up to the list. Take a look at this mega-babe in her younger years:<p><b>It's clear she loves animals (and posing</b> …

Rihanna: Valerian's Luc Besson calls singer a natural born actress

Rihanna has returned to acting in Luc Besson’s <i>Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets</i>, and her director is blown away by her performance.<p>“She is …

David Schwimmer Wasn't 'Really Interested' in Meeting with the Kardashians for American Crime Story – but Did Get Time with Kris Jenner

David Schwimmer, who is starring as the late Robert Kardashian in the upcoming FX series <i>American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson</i>, says he …

American Crime Story

'Spotlight,' DiCaprio, Larson win at Critics' Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The investigative journalism drama "Spotlight" won the top prize at the Critics' Choice Awards on Sunday, while awards favorites Brie Larson and Leonardo DiCaprio won the top acting prizes for "Room" and "The Revenant."<p>Both actors won Golden Globe Awards and are considered …

Box Office: ‘Star Wars’ Crosses $1 Billion Overseas

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” ranks as only the fifth film in history to cross the $1 billion mark at the foreign box office. The space opera racked …

Arcade Fire’s David Bowie parade brings New Orleans to standstill

Bowie collaborators' tribute procession gathers hundreds in honour of late artist<p>New Orleans city centre was effectively shut down yesterday (January …

Bryce Dallas Howard Takes The Plunge At The Critics' Choice Awards!

The smolder!!<p><b>Bryce Dallas Howard</b> had hearts racing as she stepped onto the blue carpet of the <b>Critics' Choice Awards</b> in Los Angeles on Sunday!<p>The</i> …

Women's Fashion

James Franco's Band, Daddy, Just Released a New Song

James Franco has done a lot of things in his career: he's acted in cult TV shows, Oscar-winners, and blockbusters; attended three masters programs simultaneously; he's directed adaptations of your entire Freshman American literature course syllabus; he's published a collection of short stories; …

New Singles

David Bowie Achieved His Very First U.S. No. 1 Album With ‘Blackstar’

Just a week after his death, David Bowie has reached an accomplishment that has eluded him his entire career: a Number One album in the United States.<p>Yes, <i>Blackstar</i>, presumably the final album of Bowie’s career, is also his first album to top the charts. The album sold 181,000 in its first week …

Khloé Kardashian Reveals the Real Reason Why She Cut Her Hair Short

We feel you, Khloé.<p>Sometimes a haircut is more than a haircut—just ask Khloé Kardashian. The reality star has been living her best life in the wake of a hard year of family and relationship struggles, shedding pounds and getting *insanely* fit (she's been flaunting her hard-earned figure in some …

Why You'll See "Just a Little Sprinkling" of the Kardashians in 'The People v. O.J. Simpson'

Sorry, guys.<p>The Kardashians' close proximity to O.J. Simpson's infamous murder trial of 1995 (their late father, Robert Kardashian, was part of Simpson's legal defense) has always been a point of interest for fans—especially now that their involvement will be featured on FX's <i>The People v. O.J.</i> …

George Lucas Quips He Sold 'Star Wars' to "White Slavers," Criticizes "Retro" Tone of New Film

"They wanted to do a retro movie. I don't like that," the franchise's creator told Charlie Rose.<p><i>Star Wars</i> creator George Lucas took a slight shot at …

2015’s Movies Have Raked in More Money Than Ever Before

Have you been in a haggard clump worrying that high ranking studio execs might not be able to make ends meet this year? Don’t worry, the film industry had boffo box office in 2015. How boffo? The boffoist year ever, declares a new report from <i>Deadline</i>.<p>Riding the colossal financial gains of <i>Star Wars:</i> …

5 Ways to Dress Better in 2016

You're gonna like the way you look.<p>Buy less<p>In the interest of doing one's part to not further f—k up the environment but also because you probably already have more clothes than anybody really needs in a lifetime, let us resolve to only buy things 1) after we've thought of at least five ways to …

Postmodern Jukebox combine 'Star Wars' medley with tap dancing

There has been an awakening, and no pop culture entity has been left untouched, including Postmodern Jukebox. The old-timey YouTube musical group …

Force Awakens Bits: The Return of the Jedi Steps, the Secret Behind BB-8, the 'Star Wars'/'Frozen' Crossover You Didn't Know You Wanted – /Film

How many times have you seen <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b>? Three times? Four? Enough times to be ready for the latest edition of The Force Awakens …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiere: Harrison Ford, Daisy Ridley, Carrie Fisher on the red carpet

There is a great disturbance in the already brutal force that is Los Angeles rush hour traffic this evening, as the world premiere of <i>Star Wars: The</i> …

Tina Fey: Amy Poehler and I should play Ted Cruz's ears on SNL, she tells Ellen DeGeneres

The next presidential election may still be “a million years” away, but Tina Fey is already thinking about how she might fulfill her patriotic duty …

Tina Fey and Tom Hanks headline Tribeca Film Festival's Storytellers slate

The Tribeca Film Festival will be celebrating its 15-year anniversary in 2016, and Tina Fey, Tom Hanks, and many more stars will be appearing in its …

Star Wars: Natalie Dormer, Tom Hiddleston, more stars reenact films in 86 seconds

Numerous fans prepared for this week’s arrival of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> by indulging in <i>Star Wars</i> movie marathons. But for those who don’t …

Spotify makes Star Wars personality playlists

<i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is finally here. The long-awaited film has already sold nearly four times the amount of pre-sale tickets as <i>Avengers: Age</i> …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens cast travels to London in R2-D2 plane

R2-D2 may be great for transporting holographic messages of galactic importance, but he also has a knack for helping actual humans travel… at least …