Oprah Winfrey in The Butler; Tom Hanks in Captain Phillips; and Sally Hawkins in Blue Jasmine. (From The Weinstein Co. | Sony Pictures | Sony Classics)The Oscar nominations are here, and while there weren't too many unexpected announcements this morning, we were surprised by a few of the Academy's decisions. We have to imagine Tom Hanks is a little bummed today after losing out on two potential nods. Meanwhile it's an exciting day for Sally Hawkins, who came up big for her role in Blue...Read Full Story
(Getty)One of the downsides of starring in one of the biggest movies and having one of the biggest breakups in the same year is that inevitably the two are going to cross paths, usually on the press tour for film. Such was the case when Liam Hemsworth, along with Catching Fire costar Woody Harrelson, sat down to talk Hunger Games with Extra. In a genius bit of interviewing, the Extra correspondent somehow turned Hemsworth's old job as a baker into talk about him being single into talk about...Read Full Story
Pacific Coast NewsOprah Winfrey has gotten plenty of stars to talk about their woes — Lindsay Lohan, Lance Armstrong, Whitney Houston, and Tiger Woods, to name a few — and if she has her way, Lamar Odom will be added to that list. TMZ reports the talk show host is determined to land an interview with Khloe Kardashian's husband, who was rumored to be in the midst of a hardcore drug problem last month. Apparently she's hoping to talk to the troubled NBA star about the future of his career, his...Read Full Story
(Bauer Griffin | FameFlynet) It looks like Oprah Winfrey and Lindsay Lohan's new project isn't going very well. A few weeks ago Lohan sat down with Winfrey for a buzzed about tell-all interview and is now filming a docu-series for Winfrey's OWN Network that chronicles The Canyons star's attempt at a career comeback. However, Lohan is apparently back to her old ways. According to TMZ, Winfrey recently paid a visit to Lohan at her mom's Long Island home and gave her the ultimatum to either...Read Full Story
(From Oprah Winfrey Network)Lindsay Lohan emerged from her hour-long Oprah interview on OWN largely unscathed Sunday night. Lohan admitted using cocaine more than she has previously let on ( "like 10 to 15 times" vs. three or four), she said her only addiction was to alcohol, and when asked what drugs she's currently on she quickly retorted, "Vitamins." Well-played.Contrary to what some gossipmongers would've liked to see, Lohan didn't break down in the light of Oprah's truth. She handled...Read Full Story
(Robin Williams and Forest Whitaker in Lee Daniels' The Butler. (Photo courtesy of The Weinstein Co.)
The Bottom Line
Should you see it?
The Butler doesn't take chances with its style, but it tells an engaging ultimately fulfilling story with a great ending.
Spanning decades and starring an all-star cast, Lee Daniels' The Butler is an ambitious depiction of the American Civil Rights movement seen through the eyes of a beloved White House employee and his tight-knit family. For...Read Full Story
Oprah Winfrey (born January 29, 1954) is one of the highest paid and most watched TV celebrities of all times. Oprah is an American multiple- Emmy Award winning host of The Oprah Winfrey Show. See more about Oprah Winfrey here.