The filmmaker's latest depicts intellectual Noam Chomsky in a brand new way
Michel Gondry is no stranger to the offbeat. From the sweet sci-fi of his Oscar-winning 2004 film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind to the quirk of his (sometimes banned in America) commercials and his self-released cartoons, the French-born, Brooklyn-based director isn’t one to shy away from an unconventional idea. ... More
Will Forte wouldn't be the first SNL cast member nominated for an acting Oscar, but he'd certainly be the most unlikely
Halfway through his last season on Saturday Night Live in 2010, Will Forte wrote and starred in one of those end-of-the-show non-sequitur sketches that had him berating a Colonel Sanders-looking Jason Sudeikis for stealing a potato chip. Those six absurd minutes (which neither NBC nor Hulu has online) perfectly encapsulated ... More
Marchesa's co-founder is directing her first short film and bringing her signature designs to a most unusual place
There's no denying that Georgina Chapman is a perfectionist. The evidence is everywhere—from her fantastical clothing at Marchesa to her managing of a busy bi-coastal family to the way she eagerly tackles new projects. This year in particular was filled with impressive undertakings for the designer. Chapman presented three collections ... More
A sojourn to the mountains in this month's Big Sur leads Kate Bosworth to a haven from Hollywood—and a lifelong love—of her own
In Big Sur, out November 1, Kate Bosworth takes a turn as Billie, the long-suffering mistress of Josh Lucas’ Neal Cassady and mistreated intended of Jean-Marc Barr’s Jack Kerouac. Billie doesn’t catch many breaks. Bosworth, on the other hand, got exceptionally lucky in love on the film; she married Michael ... More
How Veerle Baetens, star of Belgium’s Broken Circle Breakdown, fell for good old American country standards
It’s an uphill battle for a movie about the slow, sad demise of a family to be considered can’t-miss. Somehow filmmaker Felix Van Groeningen’s Broken Circle Breakdown manages, though, with an appealing mix of humor, pathos and, believe it or not, classic country songs.
Over the course of the ... More
Before a screening of her new film The Counselor, the Game of Thrones actress hops on call
On the heels of her turn in Ron Howard's Rush, Natalie Dormer is showing the silver screen another side of the femme fatale role in Ridley Scott's new thriller The Counselor, out October 25. The actress known for her characters on hit TV shows like The Tudors, Elementary and ... More
From Anthony Weiner’s self-loathing to Martha’s swipe at Gwyneth, the 5 most mind-boggling statements of the week
After certain conversations, celebrities might wish they could hit "undo." Hold forth for the most brazen—and revealing—quotes from the week of October 18. Reading between the lines isn’t necessary.
Pillow Talk with Warren Buffett
"Creditworthiness is like virginity. It can be preserved but not restored very easily." —Warren Buffett, waxing ... More
With an attitude Hollywood should reckon with, the actress talks body image, raising her daughter, and the guys of Anchorman 2
When it comes to preparing for highly publicized red carpet events, Hollywood starlets are notorious for juice cleansing, masochistic exercise routines and bizarre detox remedies. Christina Applegate couldn't care less about such painstaking preparation—or what people think about her, either, quite frankly.
"I'm not going to lie to people ... More
From Kanye's egoism to Suzanne Somers' a.m. routine, here are the week's most mind-boggling statements
It's rare, but occasionally those (un)lucky enough to be in the news can say something truly surprising, making publicists shudder and fans recoil—or sometimes rejoice. Carry on for the most brazen, stupefying and surprising quotes from the week of October 11. Reading between the lines isn't necessary.
The Hubris of Mr. ... More
Actress Kate Baldwin tells us the tale of Big Fish on Broadway, a show seven years in the making
Big Fish has already lived two lives: The first as the 1998 novel by David Wallace and the second as the Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominated 2003 film directed by Tim Burton. Beginning October 6, the charming, over-the-top tale of Will Bloom and his quest to figure out his ... More