Back in 2005, Reese Witherspoon was a top star; she was earning $ 15 million a picture, was a reliable box office draw in romantic comedies, and proved her mettle as a dramatic actress by winning an Oscar for “Walk the Line.” Today, she’s a performer whose last $ 100-million hit was four years ago, who starred in one of Hollywood’s costliest recent flops, and whose current romantic comedy (20th… Continue reading How Does Reese Witherspoon Stay On The A-List?
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In 2007, actor Sylvester Stallone was caught by Australian custom agents with 48 vials of Jintropin, a human growth hormone (HGH). The drug is best known for being used by professional athletes, mainly baseball players, who need help recovering from injury or building muscle. HGH has been banned by Major League Baseball since 2005.
However, in the March issue of Vanity Fair, writer Ned Zeman says the problem extends way past… Continue reading Hollywood's Human Growth Hormone Problem: Are Stars Taking It To Stay Young?
It has been a big first few days of theatrical release for ‘The Artist,’ and things could get even bigger. The film is among the serious contenders for Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director at the New York Film Critics Circle (voting happens on Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m. EST), an Oscar precursor with a historically-significant Academy Awards impact. Couple that with what old-school Variety… Continue reading Michel Hazanavicius, Director of 'The Artist': 'These are the Rules of the Game; If You Want to Play, You'll Stay'
Fun fact: the first in-person interview I ever did was with director Michael J. Bassett. Not only did I have the nervousness of it being my first interview, I also hadn’t prepared for it at all because, until 3 minutes before I did it, I had no idea I was even doing an interview. Long story involving me ordering a Screwdriver at 11am short, one of… Continue reading 'Silent Hill: Revelation' Director Promises to Stay True to the Original Games and the First Film