Tag Archives: Ryan Gosling

The Actor As Meteor: The Accelerated Career Path Of Today’s Stars.

A Fascinating Read From Slate … … about the accelerated career paths of Young Hollywood and why the term “child star” may now be a misnomer. “It used to be the case—until the mid-’90s at least—that your average star broke … Continue reading

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Weekend Box Office: The Lion King Roars (Again).

The Mouse roared again this weekend, courtesy of 3-D reissue of “The Lion King.” Fans flocked to the adventures of Simba and Nala and Timon and Poomba (and, yes, I have a 6-year-old daughter, so I know their names). Can … Continue reading

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Film Bits: Still More of the Best Film Writing on WordPress.

Happy Sunday, everyone. Another week is in the books, that means it’s time for another Film Bits, where I survey the best film writing around the WordPressosphere. Let’s get started. Ross vs Ross looks at the best sibling-centered movies.  Anyone … Continue reading

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A New Man From U.N.C.L.E.

If you’re a serious spy junkie or a television fan of … ahhh … a certain age, then the chances are good that you either know of, or have seen, “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” The show, which from 1964 to … Continue reading

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Emma Stone’s Big Summer Continues.

It’s turning out to be a pretty good summer for actress Emma Stone. She has a decent cameo in “Friends with Benefits” and plays a key role in “Crazy Stupid Love” which opens on Friday. That’s not to mention a … Continue reading

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