​Youth Not Wasted: Boyhood

The first time I saw Richard Linklater's Boyhood, it won me over within 30 minutes of its almost three-hour duration—around the time that Ethan Hawke shows up and gently subverts the deadbeat-dad role we've been set up to expect from him. His kids—the film's protagonist, Mason (Ellar Coltrane), and his sister… » 7/11/14 3:46pm Friday 3:46pm

George Clooney to Daily Mail: Thanks but No Thanks for the Apology

Earlier this week, George Clooney took to the tabloid USA Today to respond to a story about his fiancé's mother that was published in the tabloid The Daily Mail. The Mail has since removed the story and (sort of) apologized, but Clooney is just not having it. » 7/11/14 11:59am Friday 11:59am

Watch Mindy Kaling Keep It Together As She Announces Her Own Emmy Snub

It wouldn't be the Emmys without someone getting snubbed, but at least most Emmy hopefuls get to decide where they'll be when they find out whether they got the nomination. "Fucking Indian woman who has her own fucking network television show" Mindy Kaling co-hosted this year's noms, so she had to remain on stage… » 7/10/14 3:09pm Thursday 3:09pm

This Is Not Whitney Houston

Via Entertainment Weekly, it is America's Next Top Model Cycle 3 first-runner-up-turned-actress Yaya DCcosta as Whitney Houston in Angela Bassett's upcoming biopic for Lifetime (set to air in early 2015). The cover of Houston's 1987 sophomore album, Whitney, is the reference point: » 7/10/14 1:30pm Thursday 1:30pm

Paris Hilton Doesn't Eat Fast Food Anymore So Literally Don't Even Ask

"Paris Hilton." The words bring to mind certain images: french fries, hamburgers, chicken nuggets, Whoppers, Big Macs, chicken sandwiches, remember chicken fries?, coffee in thick styrofoam. But not anymore. The known person has given up fast food, and you won't believe how she can feel the difference. » 7/10/14 11:47am Thursday 11:47am

The Situation Is Being Sued By His Lawyer For Passing More Bad Checks

Back before Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino was arrested at his Jersey strip mall tanning salon for fighting his brother, he stumbled on a different problem: passing bad checks to his employees. But a lawsuit filing obtained by Defamer alleges that The Situation has a history with this particular... situation. » 7/10/14 10:00am Thursday 10:00am

Is This Project Runway Ad the Wackest Thing Ever?

In a word: yes. In seven words: Tim Gunn says, "Turn down for what." So does Heidi Klum. "Make it work," Gunn's talking-bobblehead saying, gets sliced and diced to the fauxlectro trap beat of "Turn Down for What," while Klum does rappy and Illuminati things with her hands, and it all feels not just like Project… » 7/09/14 2:06pm Wednesday 2:06pm