October 15, 2014
Genius, madman, or just the greatest actor of his generation? Shia LaBeouf seems destined for the superlatives one way or another, and frankly, he doesn’t give a damn what you think. Or, well, actually he really, really does, and doesn’t—he has a lot to say. Listen up.
Alejandro GonzÃ¡lez IÃ±Ã¡rritu
October 8, 2014
The director who has plumbed the existential depths of chaos and order returns with a visceral, metafictive study of stardom, success, and the pains of creation.
May 29, 2014
As one of the top male models, he was the very image of the ideal man. But since booking his first acting gig over eight years ago, Jamie Dornan has built a reputation for taking on roles that play more with the mind than with the body. He’ll get to flaunt both after landing one of the most coveted leads in Hollywood. So can the Irish lad handle another dose of being the stuff of sexual fantasies? Dornan seems to have it under control.
February 22, 2014
For a while, she was one of Hollywood’s busiest and most versatile beauties, a glamour goddess and a dramatic powerhouse, a funny girl and a bond girl. Now, after nearly a decade under the radar, she’s back—and while you might be able to take the girl out of the movies, you can’t take the bombshell out of Kim Basinger.
November 26, 2013
Revered, reviled, resilient, and now, red-hot: Yoko Ono on becoming the coolest woman in pop at the age of 80 and finally finding peace, love, and—at long last—understanding.
October 1, 2013
With his first two full-length features, Hunger and Shame, Steve McQueen has established himself as a veritable bard of men who are bleakly imprisoned—sometimes physically, often psychologically, and frequently with little hope for redemption or escape. But his latest film, 12 Years a Slave, might very well be his most chilling yet, offering an unflinching look at one of the darkest periods in American history through the true story of Solomon Northup, an accomplished violinist and free-born African-American citizen of the pre-Civil War north who was kidnapped and illegally sold into slavery—and spent more than a decade fighting his way back to freedom
May 31, 2013
“As much as everyone says that Superman is good, a lot of other people might say that that’s why they find him boringâ??…â??A lot of Batman fans might say that.”
May 31, 2013
“What I like about Lois and Clark, too—and what I think we’ve preserved—is that there is this sort of throwback, gal Friday feel to her, that she exists in a man’s world and she’s still extremely feminine.”
October 10, 2012
After a faux-dalliance with a career in hip-hop—and a very real one with career implosion—Joaquin Phoenix is once again rising.
Charlize Theron and Kristen Stewart
May 29, 2012
Charlize Theron and Kristen Stewart aren’t just two of the biggest, baddest, raddest actresses working today—they’re leading a revolt against the antiquated notions of female movie-stardom. As their new film, the summery fairy tale extravaganza “Snow White and the Huntsman” hits theatres, they open up about good versus evil, art versus commerce, and why, when it comes to Hollywood, men no longer have the franchise on above-the-line rebellion.
February 7, 2012
Like a modern day Harry Houdini, he’s fought free of the pinup cell block, the sitcom handcuffs, and the sealed box of one-dimensional roles. We asked Elvis Mitchell to pin down the secrets of Brad Pitt’s success (escape not an option).
September 7, 2011
Entering Eddie Murphy’s compound, a rented home tucked neatly away in Beverly Hills, is a little like walking into a hugely overpriced college dorm.
January 11, 2010
The story of Jay-Z’s rise from Brooklyn street hustler to the pinnacle of the music industry is one as old as America itself. But what the artist formerly known as Shawn Carter has done since he’s reached the top has been more about making history than living it down
September 23, 2009
Former champ Mike Tyson dismantled his own life with the same efficiency and brutality that he dispatched opponents in the boxing ring, first losing his heavyweight title, then his reputation and finally, his freedom. Now, he’s on a quest to rehabilitate his tarnished legacy-and it’s gearing up to be his biggest fight yet.
November 29, 2008
Tumultuous, disassociated riffs on the modern dysfunctional family, assembled in a way that dares you to sit through them, is the way many might describe the movies of Harmony Korine.