In the battle of egos between Sacha Baron Cohen and the Oscars last night, we have a very clear winner.
Originally, Cohen was banned from debuting his Dictator character (the star of his next mockumentary) at the awards show, reportedly because humorless Academy fogies suspected he was trying to pu ... More >>
Calling the organizer of the Oscar Awards the "Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Zionists," Sacha Baron Cohen character General Shabazz Aladeen threatened grave consequences if the Oscars people didn't reactivate his tickets to the big show Sunday.
That's right, Aladeen said the Academy will face ... More >>
Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesHudson takes on the haters.Half a year into her stint as CEO of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Dawn Hudson got a cutting performance review from the Los Angeles Times last weekend.
The Times piece is not, at face value, an editorial evaluation of Hu ... More >>
Christopher VictorioJay-Z and Kanye West
See also: Our Jay-Z and Kanye West slideshow
Better than: Goofus and Gallant
"Will they kiss?" my buddy Jeff wondered aloud before the start of last night's Jay-Z and Kanye West show at Staples Center. I was more wrapped up ... More >>
Tilda Swinton in We Need To Talk About Kevin
My Cannes 2011 began with a kind of American teenage death trip double feature: the world premieres of Lynne Ramsay's We Need to Talk About Kevin, and Gus Van Sant's Restless.
The non-linear Kevin, based on a novel by Lionel Shriver, stars Tilda ... More >>