Emmy noms for Diane Lane and Kate Winslet: Further proof that HBO is an actress' best friend

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Cheered by the news this morning that both Diane Lane (Cinema Verite) and Kate Winslet (Mildred Pierce) earned Emmy nominations for best female... Read more

The Best Harry Potter film of all?

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To get in the mood for the eighth, and presumably final Harry Potter movie (opening midnight Friday), here's a video to start you up. And... Read more

Alfred Hitchcock: A leg or a breast?

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Cheered by this tongue-in-cheek video of an "Alfred Hitchcock cookbook," I mentally replayed my favorite food scenes in the films by the Master... Read more

Elle Fanning and The Decisive Moment

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Sometimes love announces itself with a bolt of lightning or a thunderclap. Most often it doesn't announce itself at all, just sneaks up on... Read more

J.K. Rowling's 'Pottermore': Not a book, but an Internet game

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The publishing world has been waiting with bated breath for J.K. Rowling's announcement about her latest project, "Pottermore." It can exhale:... Read more

Selenamania!

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The sound was like 10 squadrons of seagulls about to dive-bomb a July 4 picnic. Ranging in age from 7 to 37, a few thousand females and a handful... Read more

Which super has the most super suit?

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Clothes make the man and the suit makes the superhero. One of the many disappointments of Green Lantern is Ryan Reynolds' Lanternsuit, a CGI-unitard... Read more

Academy re-tweaks rules for best-picture nominees

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Two years ago the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences doubled the number of best-picture contenders from five to ten. Yesterday its... Read more