Meg Ryan Cast as Narrator of How I Met Your Father

It has recently come to my attention that most of the people in the known universe are rabid How I Met Your Mother superfans with many, many how-I-met-your-emotions. So I assume that this is a noteworthy fact for you guys: Meg Ryan has been cast as the narrator and titular father-meeter (picking up the mantle of Bob… » 4/23/14 8:00pm 4/23/14 8:00pm

Greta Gerwig on the Cultish Tendencies of Ballet Class

When future humans look back at the era of gender normative child-rearing, when parents watched their girls stumble around a dance studio and watched their boys try to decapitate a tee-ball stand, they’ll probably draw misguided conclusions, conclusions distorted by a preponderance of archived Dance Moms clips. “Wow,… » 7/13/13 6:00pm 7/13/13 6:00pm

Greta Gerwig Needed Noah Baumbach's Validation To Write Frances Ha

I don't think I'd be super off-base if I said that Greta Gerwig was the closest thing our generation has to old-school Diane Keaton; she's flighty and light on-screen, but there's melancholy and intelligence behind it. Her new movie Frances Ha, which she co-wrote with director (and boyfriend) Noah Baumbach, has been… » 5/18/13 3:30pm 5/18/13 3:30pm

Cleavage, Sideboob and See-Through Dresses at the Vanity Fair Oscar…

In the immortal words of R. Kelly, after the show it's the after party. Last night, Oscar-nominated A-list celebs flocked to the Vanity Fair bash, where they mingled with TV stars and luminaries of the music world. The dress code was half pretty, half sexy. It was a night of many beautiful mammaries. Some ladies let… » 2/25/13 4:40pm 2/25/13 4:40pm

Will Twentysomething Women Beat The Cinema Gender Gap?

"I'm freaked out by you kids because your parents were too perfect at parenting," Ben Stiller's forty-year-old character tells some twentysomethings in Greenberg. His 26-year-old co-star, actress-filmmaker Greta Gerwig, belongs to that generation, as does award-winning actress-director Lena Dunham. Coincidence? » 3/29/10 3:00pm 3/29/10 3:00pm