Aretha Franklin's Cool With Jennifer Hudson As Potential Biopic Star

Aretha Franklin, that classy, classy lady, is apparently tangentially involved, sorta, in who will play her in her much-anticipated upcoming biopic: "I just try to come up with the names I feel are going to best present this, who are the people that will best present my biopic and what I have in mind." » 5/11/13 1:00pm 5/11/13 1:00pm

Celebrities Have Had it Up to Here With This Anti-Woman Crap

Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights has launched a star-heavy initiative called Draw the Line, which controversially asserts that women are people who should be able to make decisions about their own bodies. It seems crazy that we've arrived at a place where this is a necessary thing that we have to tell our… » 10/09/12 1:55pm 10/09/12 1:55pm

A Raisin In The Sun: Sean "Diddy" Combs Doesn't Exactly Dazzle

Looking for something with more substance after last night's 3+ hour Oscar fest? A new, three-hour adaptation of A Raisin in the Sun — Lorraine Hansberry's 1959 tale of black mobility and racial discrimination in Chicago — premieres tonight on ABC, and the critics are (mostly) crowing. Starring Phylicia Rashad, Audra… » 2/25/08 1:30pm 2/25/08 1:30pm

At Sundance, Stars Dress Puffily, Poorly

The stars have been frolicking in the snow at the Sundance Film Festival all week, pretending to care about independent cinema and "art" and all those sorts of things. What they need to be focused on, though, is staying warm and wearing something — anything — other than Uggs and puffy jackets. Because frankly, with… » 1/23/08 10:30am 1/23/08 10:30am