Meryl Streep -- who will play opera legend Maria Callas in a film version of "Master Class" for HBO -- was flawless in her execution of ice queen Miranda Priestly in 'The Devil Wears Prada'. But the 'Runway' magazine editrix did show love, albeit in an unconventional way.
Noticeably absent from the nomination list was fan-favorite Tom Hanks, a double-feature contender for his starring roles in both 'Saving Mr. Banks' and 'Captain Phillips' — a decidedly un-supercalifragilisticexpialidocious turn of events.
If the holidays left you believing that your family is insane, sit down and prepare yourself for a whole new kind of crazy in 'August: Osage County.'
Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett, Selena Gomez, Liam Neeson, Priyanka Chopra, Chloë Moretz, Freida Pinto, Salma Hayek, Meryl Streep, Alicia Keys, and Kerry Washington have all lent their voices to 'Girl Rising', a film that advocates female education.
Keria Knightley became engaged to fiancé James Righton, the keyboardist for London-based new rave the Klaxons, in March. And though Keira and James want to spend the rest of their lives together, Keria may not be partaking in the actual wedding-part of forever.
The new film "Hope Springs" is a captivating drama-comedy starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carrell. It has the emotional depth of Ingmar Bergman's "Scenes From A Marriage," plus hilarious moments and a happy ending that delights audiences and creates a commercial hit. Director, David Frankel, and writer, Vanessa Taylor, tenderly tell us the story of the magical rebirth of a dead marriage. It is heartbreaking to watch the dull, lifeless interactions and habits that developed during the three decade marriage of Kay and Arnold, played with quiet intensity by Meryl Streep and bully brilliance by Tommy Lee Jones.
This past weekend, I was fortunate enough to catch the newly-released movie Hope Springs, written by Vanessa Taylor, producer and scriptwriter of the television series Game of Thrones. Coming out of the movie, I tried to sort out the many messages and lessons that sprung forth (pun intended).
Yesterday turned out to be a very sad day for Hollywood. The dearly beloved Ms. Nora Ephron passed away from complications brought on by her acute myeloid leukemia. She was 71. As to be expected, the iconic and charming filmmaker touched the lives of many of the actors she worked with over the years. Yesterday, they had some heartfelt and inspiring things to say about Ms. Ephron.
Reporters have been writing for years about the curse of the Oscars. If you haven't heard about it, the contention is that when you win an Academy Award for Best Actress, your world—and more specifically—your marriage will fall apart.
Although a silent film dominated the top awards at the 84th Academy Awards, the winners were not silent about the important people in their life they had to thank for their love and support.
The Artist which tells the tale of an old-Hollywood love story was named Best Picture, while its star Jean Dujardin took Best Actor and Michel Hazavanicius took home the award for Best Director.
Today, one in two marriages will end in divorce. So, how can any couple, well-known or not, keep their marriage divorce-proof? In honor of the Academy Awards this weekend, here are five tips that have guided my husband and me through the years. Follow them and you're more likely to have a marriage like Oscar darlings Streep and Bridges, instead of one that would easily fall victim to the Best Actress curse.
Sunday, October 16th is National Boss Day, and to celebrate, we want to recognize all the femme fatale bosses on television and in the movies. Whether these ladies are mid-level mavens or the top women on the team, there are things we can learn from their leadership style. These ladies know how to take control in any situation. Sometimes you have to be a meanie to get the job done.
The Daily Beast has only been around since 2008, but already the powerhouse news website is impacting us all in a big way. Tuesday night Beast founder Tina Brown launched her new initiative to support women around the world who live amidst violence, often in horribly compromised family situations, and who are fighting for a voice.