It's already that time of year, when the nominations for the Golden Globes — the biggest precursor to the Oscars —are announced, and the nominees for 2013 hold a few pleasant surprises.
Hyde Park on Hudson felt delightful, even when it shouldn’t have. It is, after all, about President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s (Bill Murray) infidelity and rather unsettling incestuous relationship with his distant cousin Margaret Suckely (Laura Linney).
Gene Hackman, 82, is a traditional kind of guy, so you best not go insulting his wife, Betsy Arakawa, 51, as one homeless man in in Santa Fe, N.M., found out the hard way when Hackman reportedly slapped him after he approached the couple and used a not-so-nice word in reference to Arakawa, his wife since 1991.
If there's anyone who knows there's no shortage of comedic talent out there, it's Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels, 67, who has been with the iconic late-night show since it's inception 38 years ago, and has seen many funny people come and go.
The cast of Lorne Michael's (pictured) Saturday Night Live has undergone a major overhaul this summer. When season 38 of SNL returns, it will be the first time since 2005 that neither Andy Samberg nor Kristen Wiig will be among the players, and relative newcomer Abby Elliott will also not be returning.
It’s been five years since Wes Anderson’s last live-action movie, and at no other time has his legacy and influence been so apparent than during his absence. The likes of Richard Ayoade’s Submarine attempted to grapple with the sartorial significance of coming-of-age, and the likes of Diablo Cody and Anderson’s own partner-in-crime, Noah Baumbach, have taken up the mantle of quotable angst and deadpan introspection, respectively.
Hollywood's hottest stars meet up with the world's most creative cinephiles every year in Cannes, and this year's 65th annual Cannes Film Festival is no exception. Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Eva Longoria, Salma Hayek, Jessica Chastain, Ewan McGregor, Jane Fonda, Alec Baldwin, Bill Murray and Tilda Swinton (to name a few) have been showing up in outrageous fashion on the Cannes red carpet, and we've got the evidence in our all-new section devoted to the festival.
Festival opener Moonrise Kingdom, Wes Anderson’s follow-up to the Roald Dahl adaptation Fantastic Mr. Fox, is garnering well-deserved attention. The film is classic Anderson, saturated with a splendid vein of melancholic childhood nostalgia.
Wes Anderson's new film Moonrise Kingdom, starring Edward Norton, Bruce Willis, Tilda Swiinton and Bill Murray, will open the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival, appearing at the top of a lineup that includes such buzzworthy films as David Cronenberg's Cosmopolis, starring Robert Pattinson, Walter Salles' On The Road, starring Kristen Stewart, John Hillcoat's Lawless, starring Tom Hardy and Shia LaBeouf, Andrew Dominik's Killing Them Softly, starring Brad Pitt, and Lee Daniels' The Paperboy, starring Zac Efron and Matthew McConaughey, among others.
Live from New York ... it's Will Ferrell returning to the stage that got him his start, hosting Saturday Night Live with musical guest star Usher. Ferrell, 44, who recently made headlines by announcing that there will be a sequel to 2004's Anchorman, will host the May 12 live episode of NBC's SNL, the penultimate installment before the close of Season 37.
Punxsutawney Phil, the official groundhog that determines whether or not we will spend the next six weeks of our lives hiding under layers of scarves and hats, isn't the only one who comes out of his hole on Groundhog Day to chime in on the imminent weather.