Hollywood's Subversive Patriotism in Movies and TV
"'America' is almost like a spice or a salt that you put on a scary word."
Steven Soderbergh, Hollywood's Enemy Number One
The film—starring Channing Tatum and Daniel Craig as hillbilly thieves—is the director at his best: clever and funny as hell.
The Long Road of Adapting Stephen King's 'Dark Tower'
'The Dark Tower' is finally a movie, after more twists than a Stephen King novel.
Blockbuster or Bust? 'Valerian' Director Has High Hopes
Luc Besson, proven master of the sci-fi genre, bets his studio on a race of pricey, pearly aliens.
Hawaii Is Aiming for 100 Percent Energy Renewables. Can the Nation Follow?
In just 10 years, Hawaii has evolved from the state most reliant on fossil fuels to the most forward-looking renewable energy producer.
When Justin Bieber was cited for reckless driving last month, the teen heartthrob claimed he was simply trying to avoid aggressive paparazzi. His car, however, made flying under the radar impossible.
Men Behaving Badly
How 'MIB3' nearly turned into a disaster movie.
A Gift for the Gothic
Tim Burton's latest is an ode to a '60s soap opera.
The Magic of Coachella
This year, it's so nice you'll see it twice.
Lionsgate has a megahit. Now it just needs a profit.
Disney's $250 Million Folly
'John Carter' may be the next 'Waterworld.'
Dude Is a Rock Star
Gustavo Dudamel is the Elvis of the orchestra world. He's bridging the generation gap—and saving classical music.
Sex Addiction and the City
Director Steve McQueen casts Manhattan as an erotic Disneyland in his latest film, 'Shame.'
The Sex Addiction Epidemic
It wrecks marriages, destroys careers, and saps self-worth. Yet Americans are being diagnosed as sex addicts in record numbers. Inside an epidemic.
Jonah Hill Throws a Curveball
The comedian drops his stoner act and embraces his nerdy side in 'Moneyball.'
Invasion of the Bodybuilders
Macho men are back with a vengeance—and they're making the U.S.A. feel good again.
Hollywood's Favorite Villain Leaves a Parting Gift
Tinseltown has been chasing Bin Laden for as long as the military has.
Branagh Meets Comic-Book Hero
What drew a Shakespearean master to a flashy blockbuster about Viking mythology?
Hollywood Confronts the Last Taboo
Full-frontal dude-ity isn't limited to visual punchlines in comedies like "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" and this summer's "The Hangover Part II." Male genitals (or, to use the now popular Hollywood vernacular, "peens") are cropping up across the cultural grid.