Posts tagged "hollywood"

All The Famous People At San Diego’s Comic-Con

Comic-Con is going on right now, and in case you were wondering, pretty much all of Hollywood is there. And many of them are wearing weird costumes! In case you…

Julie Gerstein | July 13, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Well Played: Scarlett Johansson On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Hellooooo, Scarlett! Disregarding the fact that, like, everyone and their corgi seems to be getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Scarlett nailed it in Preen yesterday at…

Rachel Krause | May 3, 2012 - 4:40 pm

In Defense Of Katherine Heigl & The “America’s Sweetheart” Problem

Let’s get one thing straight: I am not a fan of Katherine Heigl movies and I probably won’t see her new film “One for the Money” unless I’m forced. But…

Julie Gerstein | January 31, 2012 - 11:00 am

We Feel Weird About Elle Fanning’s Fashion Muse Status

Okay, okay, so I get it: fashion’s always on to the next. The newest, the weirdest, the most avant-garde — and apparently, the youngest. And that’s why the Fanning children,…

Julie Gerstein | June 13, 2011 - 4:20 pm

“There’s A Misogyny In Audiences,” Says Director

“Nicholas Stoller, director of ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’ and ‘Get Him To The Greek,’ says, “There’s a misogyny in audiences, a much higher bar of required likability for women stars. You…

Jessica Wakeman | April 4, 2011 - 10:40 am

Today’s Lady News: “Gentleman Prefer Blondes” Actress Jane Russell Dies

“Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and “The Outlaw” actress Jane Russell passed away yesterday in California at age 89. In addition to acting, Jane Russell was a pin-up girl during World…

Jessica Wakeman | March 1, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Tina Fey Defines “Crazy”

“I have a suspicion that the definition of ‘crazy’ in show business is a woman who keeps talking even after no one wants to f**k her anymore.” — Tina Fey,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 12, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Rosamund Pike Is Not “A Flirty Piece Of Ass”

“I auditioned for a job recently, and didn’t get it. Word came back that they were looking for ‘a flirty piece of ass.’ Now, I do not want, and have…

Jessica Wakeman | February 4, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Catherine Hardwicke Was Told She Couldn’t Direct “The Fighter” Because She’s A Woman

“I couldn’t get an interview even though my last movie made $400 million. I was told it had to be directed by a man — am I crazy? []The Fighter’]…

Jessica Wakeman | February 1, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Helen Mirren Does Not Worship At The Altar Of The 18-Year-Old Male Penis

Helen Mirren is one of those people who, when she talks, you listen. This Tuesday, the Dame received the Sherry Lansing Leaderships Award — so named for the…

Jessica Wakeman | December 9, 2010 - 6:45 pm

A Comprehensive Chart Of Every Stereotypical Annoying Female Character

Ladies — always mucking up the important film narratives for the dudes, am I right? That’s why this extensive “female character flowchart” is so handy: You can easily figure out…

Julie Gerstein | October 12, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Someone Finally Says Something Sensible About “Sex And The City 2″

You know what gets people worked up on the internet? Not children going to bed hungry. Not murderers and rapists who never see the inside of a jail cell. Not…

Jessica Wakeman | June 2, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Own A Piece Of Hollywood History

We love looking to movies for fashion inspiration but can’t imagine actually owning Marilyn Monroe’s pink dress from “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” or the carpet bag from “Mary Poppins.” For starters,…

Bianca Posterli | May 6, 2010 - 5:10 pm

How To Get More Women In Front Of The Camera? Get More Behind It.

We’re hoping that women like Kathryn Bigelow, the woman behind “The Hurt Locker” who could win the Oscar for Best Director this year, will begin to give voice to the…

Ami Angelowicz | February 25, 2010 - 7:50 pm

Women Stage Mock “Vanity Fair” Starlet Cover

This is the best response to Vanity Fair’s all-white cover of Hollywood starlets we’ve seen: some pranksters mocked up a fake cover of “Vanity No Fair,” with — gasp! —…

Jessica Wakeman | February 18, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Was 2009 The “Year Of The Woman” In Movies?

There are pretty much three roles for actresses in mainstream movies—the ingenue, the quirky best friend, or the mother—and all other actresses get sent to the glue factory. Some actresses…

Jessica Wakeman | December 11, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Shopping Guide: The Best Places To Blow Your Paycheck In LaLa Land

There’s no denying that in Hollywood, you are what you wear. In fact, everyone is so well styled that it’s often hard to tell the normals from the celebs (okay,…

Leonora Epstein | May 26, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Soderbergh Gets Provocative With “Girlfriend Experience” Poster

“See it with someone you ****.” Well, that’s a movie tagline I haven’t seen before. The movie is Steven Soderbergh’s “The Girlfriend Experience,” which takes a peek behind the curtain…

Susannah Breslin | April 3, 2009 - 11:30 am

Quick Pic: Orlando Bloom Is A Sexy Beast

[Orlando Bloom rocks out with his microphone out on the LA nightclub set of “Sympathy for Delicious,” in which he plays a rock star who turns into a faith healer,

The Frisky | February 6, 2009 - 6:00 pm