Chris Rock Wants to Act With Kerry Washington In a Nancy Meyers Romcom

The cover story of this week's New York magazine is a delightfully lengthy interview with Chris Rock by Frank Rich and in it, Rock expounds race relations in America, whether his kids think he's funny and his love of Nancy Meyers. » 12/01/14 12:40pm 12/01/14 12:40pm

Self-Proclaimed Troll Zach Galifianakis To Wed Tall Blonde Princess

Shrill, polarizing funnyman Zach Galifianakis just got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Quinn Lundberg and the couple's already planning the nuptials for August 11th. Lundberg is the co-founder of Growing Voices, a non-profit organization that connects international donors to community-based projects. » 6/26/12 9:00am 6/26/12 9:00am

Intern Comedies Are So Hot Right Now

While it's a terrible time to be an intern, it's great time to make movies about them: Two intern-related comedies are going into production in the next year. The first, titled The Intern, will be written by — break out the white wine and billowy button-downs — Nancy Meyers and starring Tina Fey as the head of a… » 4/16/12 6:20pm 4/16/12 6:20pm

Please Explain How The Ugly Truth Is Good For Women

Few have tried to defend today's romantic comedies, maybe because in that category, money does most of the talking. Still, here is producer Lynda Obst striking out on their behalf — and, apparently, against New York Times critic Manohla Dargis. » 4/05/10 11:00am 4/05/10 11:00am

Rihanna Warned To Stay Clothed In Middle East; Mark Wahlberg Disses…

It's Complicated, And Dissappointing

It would be hard for a film starring Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, and Steve Martin to not be entertaining, but critics complained that It's Complicated is just an unrealistic "fem fantasy" about conspicuous consumption and revenge against philandering husbands. » 12/24/09 1:30pm 12/24/09 1:30pm

Cruise Sued For Spying; Brittany Murphy Autopsy Complete

Is Women's Empowerment All About Buying Shit?

Kim Cattrall calls Sex and the City the answer to post-feminism, Nancy Meyers is all over the news, and it's starting to look like a the path to female empowerment is paved with Manolos and really nice bedsheets. » 12/21/09 12:00pm 12/21/09 12:00pm

It's Complicated: The Triumph Of, And Trouble With, Nancy Meyers

Daphne Merkin's profile of director Nancy Meyers in the forthcoming New York Times Magazine skillfully captures the conflicted feelings many of us have about the work of this successful, yet ultimately limited, filmmaker. » 12/16/09 4:00pm 12/16/09 4:00pm

Women Over Forty: So Hot In Hollywood This Year

Love or hate their recent movies, it's hard to ignore that Meryl Streep and Sandra Bullock are having a commercially robust moment—giving more than one observer hope that the tide is turning for Hollywood women over 40. » 12/16/09 12:30pm 12/16/09 12:30pm

Dating Madonna Is A Religious Experience; Kimora Lee Simmons & Djimon…