Julianne Moore looks back at her start on "As the World Turns," working while pregnant on "Big Lebowski," "The Hours" and 'Far From Heaven," and working with Jennifer Lawrence on "The Hunger Games."
Mark Wahlberg claims that Burt Reynolds "hated" "Boogie Nights" — despite receiving an Oscar nomination for his performance.
In a candid interview, William H. Macy walked us through some of the most memorable roles in his wide-ranging movie and television career.
If you're seeking a respite from the lovey-dovey sagas normally set on Dec. 31, we have you covered. The last day of the year figures into each of our suggestions, whether for just a scene or for the whole film.
John C. Reilly is one of the few actors around equally comfortable in a prestige drama from Terrence Malick or Martin Scorsese as in a wackadoo comedy opposite Will Ferrell. Reilly is right at home, then, in The Lobster, Yorgos Lanthimos’s acclaimed, dark yet hilarious new film that takes place in a draconian future where people who can’t find mates are turned into animals. Oh, yeah, and Reilly can sing his butt off, too.
Photo-Illustration: Maya Robinson By Nathan Rabin The culture-wide sense of sadness engendered by Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death of an overdose at 46 in February 2014 has never gone away, or even dissipated. Nearly two years after news of his passing shocked and saddened viewers, it remains a fresh wound. If you are even a casual movie fan, chances are good that Hoffman starred in one of your favorite movies. If you’re a cinephile, then it’s likely the actor plays a central role in many of your fondest movie memories of the past quarter decade.
With this weekend’s (limited) release of Inherent Vice, director Paul Thomas Anderson will deliver his second movie set in the 1970s. The first, of course, was Boogie Nights, the sprawling tale of the rise and fall of a porn superstar named Dirk Diggler. Anderson has developed a reputation as a modern auteur, while Mark Wahlberg, the young rapper–turned–underwear model who played the preternaturally endowed Diggler, has become preternaturally successful Hollywood superstar.
Mark Wahlberg’s come a long way since his days as a member of The Funky Bunch. The Boston native has been a serious actor — enough with those tired Marky Mark jokes — for two decades now. He steps into the series’ fourth installment to play a Texas inventor who joins Optimus Prime and company in their ongoing war against the Decepticons. Boogie Nights (1997) Starting with its triumphant Toronto and New York film festival premieres, Paul Thomas Anderson’s porn-industry drama has been lauded by critics and moviegoers alike.