Woody Allen

How Selena Gomez Landed on Top After a Roller Coaster Year

| Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 3:00 AM<p><b>Selena Gomez</b> is used to having a crazy life.<p>Since she made her debut on <i>Wizards of Waverly Place</i> in 2007, she has been …

Los Angeles

We live in interesting times. Why can’t Hollywood make films about them? | Catherine Shoard

A while back, lots of horror movies were suddenly set in the 1980s and 90s: near enough to the present day for TV aerials not to have to be taken down, but sufficiently far to solve the Mobile Phone Problem. Audiences had seen enough of conveniently patchy coverage in this remote forest or that …

Opinion (UK)

Vertical Entertainment Acquires ‘The Reckoning’, Docu On Harvey Weinstein & #MeToo Era

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Vertical Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to <i>The Reckoning</i>, a documentary about Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo era that premiered at …

Harvey Weinstein

Why Parker Posey actually likes working with Woody Allen

You’ve just buckled up when Parker Posey plops down beside you. And boy, is she chatty!<p>There you have “You’re on an Airplane.” Out Tuesday, this …

Filmmaking

Chef Hélène Darroze on New York City | Financial Times

I’ve been in love with New York City since I first visited there 30 years ago. The international food culture is inspiring. Whenever I go now, I …

New York City

Jane Lynch and Kate Flannery to Make Café Carlyle Debuts

<i>Glee</i> star Jane Lynch and <i>The Office</i>'s Kate Flannery will make their Carlyle debuts with <i>Two Lost Souls</i>, running September 11-22. Tony Guerrero serves …

New Orleans

You want bad movies? We’ll give you bad movies.

Is it so wrong of me to miss writing a pan?<p>This summer has been unusually strong at movie theaters, and I’ve been handing out four-star and 3½-star …

Boston

Windsor Tower Penthouse Boasts Amazing Gothic-Style Terraces

If you want an apartment that will truly bowl people over, and you have millions to spare, look no further than this penthouse unit at 5 Tudor City …

Living Rooms

‘Deadpool 2’ Breakout Zazie Beetz Joins Joaquin Phoenix in ‘Joker’

The DC villain origin movie is lucky to have her.Nobody really wants an origin movie about The Joker. But Warner Bros. is sure we’ll like one anyway. …

Filmmaking

The Walking Dead Season 9 Casts Magna & Whisperers Leader Alpha

Advertising [x]<p>by Dan Zinski<p>– on<p>in TV News<p><b>The Walking Dead</b> has cast Oscar-nominee Samantha Morton in the role of Alpha, the leader of the Whisperers, …

The Walking Dead

'Brokeback Mountain' Almost Starred Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio

Director, who was initially approached to direct the 2005 film, also says Matt Damon and Ryan Phillippe were eyed<p>Although Ang Lee directed the 2005 …

Brad Pitt

Amazon Prime Video's New Movies, Shows, And More For July 2018

21 Jump Street, Seasons 1-2<p>Burn Notice, Seasons 1-7<p>Damages, Seasons 1-5<p>NYPD Blue, Seasons 1-12<p>The Closer, Seasons 1-7<p>20,000 Days on Earth (2004)<p>A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)<p>All is Lost (2013)<p>American Psycho (2000)<p>American Psycho 2 (2002)<p>An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017)<p>And God …

Entertainment

Famed pianist scores $1M Upper East Side co-op

At 89, André Previn — the pianist, conductor and composer — has bought an Upper East Side co-op for $999,000.<p>Previn and his ex-wife, Mia Farrow, are …

Manhattan

'This is not about Hollywood or politics': Why Ronan Farrow 'torched the castle'

The same private investigator, operating under aliases, had met with actress Rose McGowan and spoken with a <i>New York</i> magazine journalist who was also …

Obama Administration

Why the 'There's Something About Mary' Soundtrack Still Sticks 20 Years Later

Peter Farrelly and Jonathan Richman look back at the making of its unconventional soundtrack<p>Over the course of the unabashedly funny two hours of , …

Music

Does the 25ft, topless Jeff Goldblum tower over similar statues?

Film,Jeff Goldblum,Culture,Harvey Weinstein,Woody Allen,Marilyn Monroe,Sculpture,Art and design,Art,Charlie Chaplin,Cary Grant,Anton Yelchin,John Ford,Johnny Depp<p>How does the new statue depicting Goldblum in character as Jurassic Park’s smouldering scientist compare to other public art …

Charlie Chaplin

Become a Better Writer: Why Reading Bad Fiction is a Must

When someone asks me what kind of movie I’m in the mood for, my answer will — 100 percent of the time — be “rom com.”<p>While I couldn’t make it halfway …

Creative Writing

Writing is not a competition, It’s a craft

You Write for Yourself Before You Write For OthersI used to write for our school publication. It was the very first time that my writing was …

Entrepreneurship

The Raw Materials of Life

In April 2013, Claire Messud published <i>The Woman Upstairs</i>, a novel about an angry schoolteacher named Nora. In the lead-up to the book’s release,</i> …

Liberal View

Classic Hollywood: Laraine Newman's road from SNL to 'Celebrity Autobiography'

Laraine Newman was all of 23 when she became a member of the Not Ready For Prime-Time Players with Chevy Chase, Gilda Radner, John Belushi, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris and Dan Aykroyd on the groundbreaking NBC comedy-variety series “Saturday Night Live.”<p>During her five years on the show, Newman …

Comedy

MGM, Fox to Provide $8.7M Worth of James Bond Films to End Class Action

The settlement comes in a lawsuit over customers who bought a box set advertising "all" Bond films who didn't get 'Casino Royale' and 'Never Say …

James Bond

Every movie about the 22nd century is wrong

<i>NOTE FOR 2018 READERS: This is the second in a series of letters to mark a little-known chronological milestone. According to UN data, average life</i> …

Science Fiction

Penélope Cruz: ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’ Charts Her Course As a Great Character Actress — Career Watch

Penelope Cruz is in her prime, collaborating with auteurs Asghar Farhadi, Pedro Almodovar and Ryan Murphy, and landing her first Emmy nomination for …

Award Shows

Where does Scarlett Johansson go from here?

opinion<p>Freelance film critic<p>Recently, Scarlett Johansson received a lot of backlash for her casting in the film Rub & Tug as transgender man Dante …

Film (UK)

'Eighth Grade' Director on Why 'Uncomfortable' Car Scene Reflects 'Culture's Failure of These Kids'

“It doesn’t have to be criminal on paper to be criminal to be incredibly wrong,” Bo Burnham tells TheWrap<p>It’s not exactly a sex scene — it doesn’t go …

Comedy

Future of 'Rub & Tug' Film In Limbo After Scarlett Johansson's Exit

Transgender activists objected to Johansson playing a trans man<p>The future of “Rub & Tug” is in limbo following Scarlett Johansson’s exit from the …

Scarlett Johansson

7 Rom Coms Rotten Tomatoes Rated Near-Perfect & How To Stream Them

I don't know about you, but when I want to laugh, cry, and wish I wasn't forever single and never ready to mingle, I fancy sitting down with a nice …

Entertainment

What It Would Look Like If Wes Anderson, Quentin Tarantino & Other Directors Filmed Cooking Videos

I usually chafe when director Wes Anderson is labelled “twee,” but as an enthusiastic, sticky-fingered gobbler of bark and ash encrusted campfire …

grilled cheese

Great films about football – and where to find them

So it didn’t come home after all: the St George flags hang limp, the Gareth Southgate tribute waistcoats have been retired to the closet, and the wound-licking will carry on for some time. Still, the World Cup final is upon us, and whether you’re still buzzing in anticipation or in need of some …

Film (UK)

The Trip's Rob Brydon Announces First Ever Comedy Tour of Australia

Rob Brydon is a UK panel-show and TV comedy stalwart, and his film credits include <i>Swimming With Men</i>, <i>Early Man</i>, <i>Cinderella</i> and <i>Lock, Stock And Two</i> …

Comedy Series