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Jackie Kennedy is such an iconic figure, what hasn’t already been said about her? Well, Pablo Larraín’s Jackie tries to give us a different portrait of her by imagining how she was in the private moments …

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NURSE JACKIE is Remedy for Bad TV

June 7, 2009 – 10:33 pm | 5 Comments
haaz sleiman

The pilot episode of Edie Falco’s new Showtime series, Nurse Jackie (premiering June 8 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT), has been available online for a couple weeks but I only got around to viewing it today. …

My Favorite Summer Movie-Going Experiences

June 3, 2009 – 12:12 am | 23 Comments

A few movies have already had blockbuster openings this past month but for me, the official summer movie season starts when school’s out in a couple weeks. I’m a long way from my school years …

Never-Before-Published Photos of Marilyn

June 1, 2009 – 11:54 am | 9 Comments
from LIFE.com

In her short life, Marilyn Monroe managed to be one of the most photographed women of the 20th century and you probably think you’ve seen most of those photos. Nope, LIFE magazine has a bunch …

Jim Kelly's DEATH WORE WHITE Has Dark Edges

May 28, 2009 – 7:51 pm | 6 Comments
death wore white

I love a good locked-room mystery and that’s essentially what Jim Kelly’s Death Wore White (out June 9) is, except it takes place outdoors. One winter evening during a blizzard, eight drivers are trapped after …

Wolverine and James Bond on Broadway

May 27, 2009 – 1:23 pm | 11 Comments

It’s raining hot men on Broadway this fall when Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig team up to do Keith Huff’s play, A Steady Rain. The New York Post reports they’ll be playing two cops whose …

Giveaway: Free Tickets to Bookstock 2009

May 27, 2009 – 11:13 am | 7 Comments

Do you live in the San Francisco area and are looking for something cool to do next weekend? Check out Bookstock 2009, a music, art and music festival held next Saturday, June 6, at AT&T …

Best of Cannes 2009

May 26, 2009 – 9:06 pm | 10 Comments

By now, you’ve probably heard about the winners from the 62nd Cannes film festival. Austrian director/writer Michael Haneke won the Palme d’Or for his black and white movie, The White Ribbon, which explores strange events …

The First Reviews of Heath Ledger's Last Movie

May 22, 2009 – 10:56 am | 15 Comments
ledger in parnassus

Terry Gilliam’s The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus screened at Cannes and the reviews are out. Here’s Entertainment Weekly‘s, Variety‘s and the Hollywood Reporter‘s. Heath Ledger died while working on this (Johnny Depp, Jude Law and …

AMERICAN IDOL Season 8 Finale–The New Idol Is Crowned

May 20, 2009 – 10:56 pm | 17 Comments
kris & adam

I can’t believe Kris won! Whoo-hoo! I don’t think I’ve been this pleasantly surprised in the eight years I’ve followed this show. I’d accepted that Adam would win since everyone keeps saying he would—the judges, …


May 20, 2009 – 10:18 am | 6 Comments

I’ve been waiting for this trailer. Not only am I a deep-rooted Sherlock Holmes fan (devoured all the stories, short and long, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the summer before 7th grade), I think …

AMERICAN IDOL Season 8: Final Competition Night

May 20, 2009 – 12:11 am | 5 Comments

This is gonna be a tough call. I thought both Adam and Kris performed well, but neither was perfect and they have such different styles it’s like comparing bears and chickens.
Each performer had to sing …

Jack Reacher Will Not Be GONE TOMORROW

May 18, 2009 – 11:02 pm | 9 Comments
gone tomorrow

The title of Lee Child’s 13th Jack Reacher novel, Gone Tomorrow (out today), is misleading since Reacher ain’t going anywhere any time soon. He’s back, this time in New York City, kicking asses like always …

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