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Garry Marshall: 5 of His Greatest Hits
Film and TV director Garry Marshall is being remembered today by the many stars who were privileged to work with him. Marshall, who was 81, passed away on Tuesday "from complications of pneumonia following a stroke at a hospital in Burbank, California," his spokeswoman told ABC News in a statement.
Barbara Hershey : Making it Rain in the Ageist Desert That Is Hollywood
In one of her latest films, " Sister ," Barbara Hershey gets to play a role she's never tackled before. In a movie about a dysfunctional family, Hershey plays a bipolar mother. "It's one of those really good, small parts, and I've never played anybody with anything like that. That was an
Movie Review: 'Insidious: Chapter 2' Extends the Creepy Tale
Can we just say this about director James Wan? If you like horror films and you notice he’s directed a horror film, make the investment and see it. Wan helmed 2010′s “Insidious,” a movie that cost $1.5 million to make and went on to earn...
Review: ‘J. Edgar’s’ Expert Actors Can’t Save Flawed Film
Here’s the thing: It’s hard to follow a story when the people telling it look like Mr. Potato Head. Petty as it may seem, that’s one of “J. Edgar’s” major problems. In an attempt to make the incredibly attractive actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Armie Hammer (“The Social...
Oscar Snubs: Still No Love for Christopher Nolan?
The Oscar nominations have been announced and, as is often the case, the more interesting story is not who's in but who's out. The biggest snub -- Christopher Nolan being left off the list for best director -- sparked a Twitter outrage Tuesday. His summer blockbuster "Inception" received a total of
Oscar Race Heats Up: Who Will Go for the Gold?
It's Hollywood's equivalent of peering into a crystal ball. As Oscar nominations inch closer (Jan. 25 at 8:30 a.m. ET, 5:30 a.m. PT, for those counting), newly announced contenders for other film industry honors offer clues as to who the Academy might deem worthy. This week, the Producers Guild and
'Black Swan': Psychiatrists Diagnose Ballerina's Descent
Black Swan , a new psycho-drama anchored in the competitive world of ballet, is getting as much analysis on the psychiatrist's couch as it is Oscar buzz. The Golden-Globe nominated film takes viewers deep into a ballerina's descent into madness in a frightening portrait of psychosis that doctors
Barbara Hershey Is Riveting in 'Black Swan' as Natalie Portman's Dark, Controlling Mother
Watch your back, Faye Dunaway . There's a new "Mommie Dearest" figure in town, and she's going to give you a run for your money. Veteran actress Barbara Hershey -- she starred in "Hannah and Her Sisters," "The Last Temptation of Christ" and "Beaches" -- has a pivotal role in " Black Swan ." She's
Hollywood's Top 5 Cougar Couples
Cougars, pumas, cradle robbers. Whatever you want to call them, older women are dating younger men – and the theme seems to be getting a higher profile on television and in gossip magazines. The newest example of a younger man dating a much older woman is Aaron Johnson, 19, a Hollywood newcomer and