Can You Recognize This Year's Oscar Nominees in Embarrassing First…

The 20 stars nominated for Academy Awards this year represent some of the most talented (or, anyway, famous) actors on screen today. At one point, however, they were slack-jawed, blank-eyed, no-name novices. They'd probably like to forget their often humiliating early work, but thanks to the magic of technology,… » 2/19/15 12:15pm 2/19/15 12:15pm

​​​Is Russell Crowe a Dick? Meryl Streep and Jessica Chastain Weigh In

Jessica Chastain and Meryl Streep have both responded to Mystery, Alaska actor Russell Crowe's recent comments regarding actresses refusing to act their age in Hollywood. But here's the shock of all shocks—while Chastain, who's been vocal about the limited film roles available to actresses over 40, was all "Shut… » 1/08/15 10:30am 1/08/15 10:30am

Meryl Streep May Have Snooped Around Gwyneth's House on Thanksgiving

Appearing on Live! with Kelly and Michael Wednesday morning to promote Into the Woods, Meryl Streep revealed that her Thanksgiving was chock full of excitement: her oven apparently "does not do it" so on this holiday, since she lives in the same building in New York City as Gwyneth Paltrow, Meryl popped over to use… » 12/03/14 12:50pm 12/03/14 12:50pm

Are These Kiddie Makeovers Going Too Far?

Move over Toddlers in Tiaras, there's a new grand supreme in town and it's about to put your Shirley Temple and Pretty Woman costumes to shame. Parents Kids are seeking fame younger and younger these days and the hottest new star-making business is Toddlewood, a photography studio that turns kids into tiny versions of… » 3/15/14 12:50pm 3/15/14 12:50pm

Meryl Streep Goes Into Labor While Reading Traffic Report

Meryl Streep stopped by The Ellen Show yesterday to talk about all the amazing things she's been doing lately (everything Meryl Streep does is amazing, by the way. She probably blinks better than the rest of us). Unfortunately, Ellen missed the opportunity to have Streep teach the audience how to expertly fling coats… » 1/18/14 11:30am 1/18/14 11:30am

Rabid, Man-Eating Feminist Emma Thompson Wins at Awards Show Speeches

Award-nominated actors, you might as well give up telling self-deprecating jokes in the mirror and put down the quote books you're mining for award speech inspiration; you're never going to top the speech Emma Thompson gave at last night's National Board of Review Gala, or the bomb-ass intro Meryl Streep gave for her.… » 1/08/14 3:10pm 1/08/14 3:10pm