Today's Five Best Columns
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Feb 6, 2014 9:18AM ET
News out of Syria may have faded into the background lately, but fear not because Jon Stewart is here with an update on what he calls, “the spinach of world news.”
Feb 6, 2014 8:45AM ET
Look alive, people: The Walking Dead is finally emerging from its midseason hibernation on Sunday. And there are many questions (well, six) that we've been thinking about since the cliffhanging mid-season finale.
Feb 6, 2014 8:41AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: Justin Bieber exercises terrible flight etiquette, Selena Gomez's secret rehab stint gets more troubling, and Uma Thurman is an irresponsible employer.
Feb 5, 2014 3:53PM ET
Steve Coogan and the eponymous subject of his film Philomena took in a very fancy Oscar campaign stop: the two have had an audience with Pope Francis.
Feb 5, 2014 3:46PM ET
The finale of the extreme weight loss reality show The Biggest Loser was last night, and it seems one of the contestants (the winner) finally went too far for viewers.
Feb 5, 2014 3:02PM ET
Let this week be the last time any of us are surprised that a project from Phil Lord and Chris Miller turns out to be good.
Feb 5, 2014 1:27PM ET
In the trailer for Maladies, James Franco plays a character named James, who is an actor in a soap opera until he becomes a writer. Sound familiar?
Feb 5, 2014 1:18PM ET
After a bidding war, CBS will be the new home for the NFL's primetime Thursday Night Football package during the 2014 NFL season.
Feb 5, 2014 11:40AM ET
Tom Sizemore told two friends that then-President Clinton flew Elizabeth Hurley to the White House to sleep with her. On occasion, guys tell braggy stories with little connection to reality.
Feb 5, 2014 11:24AM ET
Last night's New Girl killed the dream of Adam Brody (or at least tried to) for many viewers with fond memories of The O.C..
Feb 5, 2014 10:31AM ET
Talking to People magazine, Dylan Farrow's brother Moses defended Woody Allen against allegations of child molestation and blamed his mother, Mia, for turning the family against Allen.
Feb 5, 2014 9:28AM ET
A heckler challenged Jared Leto at a Santa Barbara International Film Festival's tribute yesterday, accusing the actor of "trans-misogyny" and repeating criticisms that have always hovered over his acclaimed performance in Dallas Buyers Club.
Feb 5, 2014 9:25AM ET
It took a couple of days, but Jon Stewart finally got around to addressing the truly enlightening interview that Fox aired between Bill O’Reilly and President Barack Obama before Super Bowl XLVIII.
Feb 5, 2014 8:35AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: Justin Bieber's ex-girlfriend may have gone to rehab in January, Katie Holmes may be dating Jamie Foxx, and Taylor Swift is a square and proud of it.
Feb 4, 2014 5:35PM ET
Though he has recently become the face of game show strategy and game theory, Jeopardy's Arthur Chu readily admits he is not the mastermind behind those ideas. "I liberally stole them," he said in an interview with The Wire.
Feb 4, 2014 4:41PM ET
Wolf of Wall Street stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill are teaming up on a new film. So which famous movie star collaborators are they aiming to emulate?
Feb 4, 2014 1:58PM ET
Though viewers have yet to set their eyes on the second season of Netflix's hit series House of Cards, they need not fear Frank Underwood-deprivation once they've binged.
Feb 4, 2014 12:48PM ET
Something of a trend has sprung up among European film critics: making their own versions of the Nymphomaniac O-face poster. Let's hope this one doesn't cross the pond.
Feb 4, 2014 12:20PM ET
The “freeze-out.” That’s what Taylor Swift calls her go-to move when she’s in a relationship and wants the upper hand – and make no mistake, if Swift wants the upper hand, she’ll get it.
Feb 4, 2014 11:25AM ET
The latest trailer for first installment of what hopes to be the next great YA franchise Divergent is out, and it features star Shailene Woodley tackling a large dog.
Feb 4, 2014 10:31AM ET
Well, we're finally getting some explanation about the long-awaited Gwyneth Paltrow Vanity Fair story is finally being explained in the March issue of the magazine.
Feb 4, 2014 9:29AM ET
Girls's Alex Karpovsky showers and shaves to the sounds of NPR and listens to music on the subway when he's in a good mood.
Feb 4, 2014 9:12AM ET
When you have the new mayor of New York City on your show, it’s imperative to ask the most important questions and to tackle only the most salient issues, like the proper way to eat a slice of pizza.
Feb 4, 2014 8:50AM ET
Despite speculation that her role was drastically reduced, Laura Prepon will be back for "most" of the second season of Orange Is the New Black, according to series creator Jenji Kohan.
Feb 4, 2014 8:46AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: Cate Blanchett and Jared Padalecki are the latest celebrities to get caught up in other peoples' drama, Paris Hilton knocked over a casino, and Kristin Scott Thomas has had it.
Feb 3, 2014 11:44PM ET
The first primetime gay male kiss in Brazil's history aired on Friday night when Félix and Niko, of Globo network's popular telenovela Amor à Vida, shared a kiss in the show's final episode.
Feb 3, 2014 6:31PM ET
Super Bowl XLVIII was the most watched television event in United States history, according to Fox and Nielsen, with a reported average audience 111.5 million people.
Feb 3, 2014 4:56PM ET
This year Vanity Fair's Hollywood cover looks a lot less white than it usually does.
Feb 3, 2014 4:23PM ET
The Wire staff remembers our favorite Philip Seymour Hoffman performances—on film and on stage. Which would we recommend to anyone looking to remember Hoffman through his work?
Feb 3, 2014 3:38PM ET
After their best season in a decade and with "Royals" hot in the lexicon, the Kansas City Royals are taking advantage of their nominal relationship with a certain Grammy-winning 17-year-old from New Zealand.