In the new documentary Elaine Stricht: Shoot Me, the 88-year-old Emmy-winner defies age—and maybe good sense—to stage a one-woman cabaret show singing the brilliant-but-difficult songs of Stephen Sondheim. It wasn't easy, she tells Bill Newcott, but a lifetime of experience prepared her for that moment of on-stage truth.
Bill Newcott runs down the big winners of this year' s Movies for Grownups Awards from LA and talks to some of the A-lister attendees.
Will Rothhaar had the unenviable task of making Lee Harvey Oswald a sympathetic character in National Geographic's Killing Kennedy. He tells Bill Newcott how he pulled it off.
Hank Paulson gives his side of the story about the economic bubble of 2008 in a new documentary. Bill Newcott discusses the documentary with Paulson.
Movie experts are always holding forth about the best movies ever made, but what to real moviegoers think? We asked AARP.org readers to name their faves, and the results might surprise you.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini find mid-life love in Enough Said, the warm and wonderful romantic comedy now available on Blu-Ray and DVD. Writer/director Nicole Holofcener has built an entire love story around two characters who are in middle age.
Thousands of classic movies are available on home video, but there are thousands more sitting unseen in Hollywood’s vaults—the potential audience is too small to justify the expense of marketing them. Now Warner Brothers is doing something about that with an innovative new program: film buffs select from a list of obscure movies online, and Warner’s burns a DVD of each film just for them.
August Osage County explores the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family. Their life's roads have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house of their childhood, and to the woman who raised them.
He stars in and directs the new film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty—but at the Movies for Grownups Film Festival in Los Angeles, Ben Stiller confessed he sees his show biz future going in a slightly different direction.