Glenn vs. Gaga: Who will take home the Best Actress Oscar?


The Oscar nominations will be revealed Tuesday. This week in our look at the race, we check out the chances of five Best Actress contenders. Glenn Close (way up) This will likely be the year 71-year-old Glenn Close wins her very first Oscar. That’s right: The acclaimed actress has been nominated six times — three […]

‘The Heiresses’ is a haunting tale of survival after lost privilege


A middle-aged woman is nudged out of her comfort zone in Paraguay’s “The Heiresses,” the country’s submission for Oscar consideration. That choice seems largely based on the brilliantly understated performance of lead actress Ana Brun as Chela, a formerly wealthy socialite whose more outgoing partner, Chiquita (Margarita Irun), is hauled off to prison after the […]

Kevin Hart to star in and produce Monopoly movie for Lionsgate


First they recruited the millennials — and now Hasbro is hooking up with the most controversial man in movies this year. Kevin Hart is set to star in the toy and board game company’s live-action “Monopoly” movie from Lionsgate Films,  Deadline Hollywood reports. Hart’s “Ride Along” director, Tim Story, is in final negotiations to direct the film. […]

James McAvoy’s muscles are the only strong thing in weak ‘Glass’


M. Night Shyamalan, who specializes in twist endings, has no shortage of haters, but he’s managed to pull off some good ones almost as often as he’s botched it. His 2015 grandparent horror show “The Visit” was a sick, fun ride and 2016’s “Split,” though flawed, made great use of James McAvoy as a multiple-personality […]

Betty White celebrates 97th birthday: Her best quotes ever


Sure, Mary Tyler Moore could turn the world on with her smile — but her scene-stealing co-star, Betty White, is the one who stole our hearts for the long haul. From her pioneering work in the 1950s  (she was the first woman to produce a sitcom) to her scene-stealing 1970s break-though as the oversexed Sueanne […]

Husband’s heartwarming reason he owns 55,000 dresses


The largest dress collection in the world isn’t in a designer’s warehouse: It’s at Paul and Margot Brockmann’s house. “If I saw a dress that I really liked, well, I bought it,“ says Paul, 83, who’s kept his wife of 61 years in 55,000 dresses, which fill their East Mesa, Arizona, garage, one specially designed…

Steve Carell starring in comedy inspired by Trump’s ‘Space Force’


It’s back to the office for Steve Carell and Greg Daniels. The star and co-creator, respectively of the long-running sitcom “The Office” are re-teaming for a new workplace comedy on Netflix called “Space Force,” inspired by President Trump’s call for an out-of-the-atmosphere military branch. In a Netflix teaser for the show released Wednesday the following […]

Comedy clubs offer a year of free standup to federal workers


Make America laugh again. That’s what the owners of the Upper West Side comedy club Staten Up New York hope to accomplish with their new initiative: 12 months of free comedy for all federal workers affected by the ongoing government shutdown. So even if the fed-up furloughed can’t laugh all the way to the bank, at […]

Comedy clubs offer a year of free stand-up to federal workers


Make America laugh again. That’s what the owners of the Upper West Side comedy club Stand Up New York hope to accomplish with their new initiative: 12 months of free comedy for all federal workers affected by the ongoing government shutdown. So even if the fed-up furloughed can’t laugh all the way to the bank, at […]

Cardi B’s unreleased song is already killing it on social media


Cardi don’t need more press, but we’re giving it to her. A teaser clip previewing her new song “Press” is apparently now the 25th most-viewed video on Instagram, according to the Twitter account Pop Alarms. On December 19, the “Be Careful” rapper posted a 15-second video of her singing a soon-to-be released song in the […]

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