Today's Five Best Columns
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Feb 28, 2013 10:34AM ET
Today in celebrity news: The girl who threw a shoe at Harry Styles's crotch comes forward, Perez Hilton has a baby now, and Prince William rescued two people in one day.
Feb 27, 2013 6:25PM ET
Today in show business news: The Annie remake has set a release date, Boardwalk Empire adds two exciting actors, and some pilot casting news that has us excited.
Feb 27, 2013 3:15PM ET
Today we review the new artsy thriller Stoker, from acclaimed director Park Chan-wook.
Feb 27, 2013 11:45AM ET
Today in celebrity news: Michelle Williams and Jason Segel have ended their relationship, so have Rachel McAdams and Michael Sheen, but Matt Damon and his wife are having a second secret wedding.
Feb 27, 2013 10:48AM ET
Perhaps in response to some complaints that last season was too dour and bleak, Downton Abbey seems headed in either a more free-wheeling direction for season four or a tedious after-school special.
Feb 26, 2013 6:24PM ET
Today in show business news: Jeffery Katzenberg's animation house is in trouble, we sift through a bunch of pilot casting news, and Jamie Chung from The Real World takes a stab at legitimacy.
Feb 26, 2013 4:01PM ET
For those of you who've been all doom and gloom about the music industry — claiming the Internet and mp3s and iTouches and all those gizmos have killed it — here's some news that might flip your wigs: the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry reports that its members took in more money in 2012 than it did in 2011. As in, growth. Actual growth.
Feb 26, 2013 1:02PM ET
Now that the Academy Awards have come and gone and the winners have had their trophies engraved, it's time to look forward, to an uncertain future. If they heed our unsolicited advice, a decades-long bounty of roles and accolades awaits them. Should they ignore it, there is only doom and obscurity.
Feb 26, 2013 10:44AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: Some juicy tidbits from Sunday night's Oscars parties, word on what other famous people were doing that night, and some unsurprising news about Anne Hathaway's speech.
Feb 25, 2013 6:46PM ET
Today in (non-Oscar) show business news: Every nerd's favorite FBI agent might soon be back on American TV, Michael Jackson's son continues his professional development, and Maya Rudolph wants to do a variety show.
Feb 25, 2013 5:26PM ET
The numbers are in and, well, you win, MacFarlane. Turns out, if the Academy Awards hope to survive on network television, cultivating a base-level appeal with a "risky" non-traditional host might just do the trick.
Feb 25, 2013 11:07AM ET
Today in a special Academy Awards edition of celebrity gossip: A look at all the post-Oscar bashes and their fabulous attendees, from Vanity Fair conversations to Britney Spears's new hair. Plus an award-show lobby full of toilet water.
Feb 25, 2013 1:32AM ET
There were hints of invention and humor throughout the Academy Awards on Sunday, but all told the show was remarkable only in its moments of jaw-droppingly bad jokes from the off-putting and unsteady host — and in its agonizing waste of time.
Feb 24, 2013 7:00PM ET
Moment-by-moment coverage of Hollywood's biggest night, from the red carpet to the show and all the winners, with Richard Lawson.
Feb 22, 2013 6:07PM ET
Today in show business news: James Van Der Beek is returning to TV already, Jane Lynch is now a game show host, and a first look at Catching Fire.
Feb 22, 2013 4:57PM ET
The Academy Awards are on Sunday! We've already told you who we think the winners will be, but what else will happen during the show? In advance of our live account of all the Oscar night proceedings, here are some probably very accurate guesses. (But not really.)
Feb 22, 2013 3:42PM ET
What began as a simple magazine pitch has now taken writer Joshuah Bearman all the way to the Oscars. (Well, he's working on getting a ticket.) Here's the story of the article that inspired Argo.
Feb 22, 2013 1:04PM ET
Like the girls before them, ten of the top twenty boys were brought before the judges last night, five of them to be raised up to the gleaming Valhalla of the semifinals stage, the other five to be cast into the gloomy oblivion of Tartarus.
Feb 22, 2013 10:34AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: One of Hollywood's most important feuds has been resolved with ninja turtles, Prince Harry has a new girlfriend, Ethan Hawke hates the Oscars, and Diane Lane has split up with Josh Brolin.
Feb 21, 2013 6:19PM ET
Today in show business news: Your favorite Boston boy bander is back, Justin Timberlake is heading to Rockefeller Center once again, and Bill O'Reilly is thinking about Killing Jesus.
Feb 21, 2013 4:44PM ET
Now that we've gone through who we think should win Oscars this year, it's time to take a look at who will actually likely win. We're going to go quickly, category by category all the way down the list, listing the likely winner and one potential spoiler. Happy balloting, everyone!
Feb 21, 2013 2:32PM ET
With the Academy Awards quickly approaching, we're going through each of the major categories and pretending we're Academy voters. Forget who will win, we have a very important decision to make.
Feb 21, 2013 1:44PM ET
The drama of Shiagate continues! The two latest developments in the saga are encouraging and absurd.
Feb 21, 2013 12:03PM ET
Sudden death hits the Strip, and it's not so revolutionary as sad and wonderful — mostly sad, but still: We're getting to know everyone before the real competition begins.
Feb 21, 2013 10:29AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip news: Getting to the bottom of why Shia LaBeouf abruptly left his Broadway play, peeping Rihanna's birthday Instagram, and sighing at a sad story about a storage locker.
Feb 20, 2013 6:15PM ET
Today in show business news: Shia LaBeouf has dropped out of a play quite suddenly, NBC is totally screwed, and Michelle Williams has a reality show. No, not that Michelle Williams.
Feb 20, 2013 3:16PM ET
Any hopes that Smash would rebound after its disastrous second season premiere two weeks ago have been dashed. NBC's musical backstage drama returned last night after a week off for the State of the Union to even lower numbers than the premiere, with a dismal 0.9 rating.
Feb 20, 2013 12:27PM ET
How long until something as ephemeral as Twitter is respected as a protected medium for creation? This may all sound overly dramatic — we're talking about where a fake Guy Fieri menu came from — but the boundaries of ownership do matter.
Feb 20, 2013 10:25AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip news: ScarJo might be getting hitched again if a big ring is to be believed, Justin Bieber goes partying in London, and Anderson Cooper whoops it up in Brazil.
Feb 19, 2013 6:31PM ET
Today in show business news: The chosen one's documentary performed very well this weekend, Christian Bale is going mountain climbing, and a TLC biopic has been cast.