Hollywood's Forgotten Gay Romance
The story of 1982’s Making Love.
The story of 1982’s Making Love.
Two days with a broken-hearted Tom Hiddleston.
Franklin Leonard’s anonymous survey has launched careers, recognized four of the past eight Best Picture winners, and pushed movie studios to think beyond sequels and action flicks.
The battle to make The Godfather pitted director Francis Ford Coppola against producers including Robert Evans, and the production itself against the real life mob.
Oliver Stone wanted a hit—and the chance to put America’s most iconic dissident onscreen. The subject wanted veto power. The Russian lawyer wanted someone to option the novel he’d written. The American lawyer just wanted the whole insane project to go away. Somehow a film got made.
He was just another coked-up agent (repping the likes of Steven Soderbergh) when he disappeared into Iraq, shooting heaps of footage he would attempt to package into a pro-war documentary. And that was just the beginning.
Behind the scenes with Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr., Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, and a 22-year-old film student named John Singleton.
A conversation about race, Hollywood, and what it’s like to be able to conjure weed out of thin air.
Jonathan Kos-Read’s long, strange trip to movie stardom.
“Think about that: Kim has so thoroughly monetized the very act of living that the money she earns from being filmed going about her life constitutes a relatively small sum compared with the one she generates from allowing people to see pictures and cartoon drawings of the life she has already filmed. She has figured out how to spin the mundanity of being herself—something billions of people do every day for free—into a more lucrative business than being the most famous rapper in the world.”
A profile of Roseanne Barr and her multiple personalities.
Getting arrested was the best thing to ever happen to Jeremy Meeks.
Inside Friends of Abe, one of Hollywood’s most influential (and most discreet) political organizations.
Fifty years ago, Rona Barrett forged a Hollywood gossip empire. Then she left it all behind, her innovations attributed to others, her legacy almost entirely overlooked.
How a 29-year-old actress, reeling from the death of her first love and battling Dustin Hoffman off-screen, found herself on the set of Kramer vs. Kramer.
“I made a pact with myself when I was 15 that if I was going to live this life, I'm only going to do it on my terms, and I'm only going to do it if I'm putting my middle finger up at society the whole time. So any time I've had yearnings to go, "Aw, gee, I wish I could be invited to the Emmys," I say, Ru, Ru, remember the pact you made. You never wanted to be a part of that bullshit. In fact, I'd rather have an enema than have an Emmy.”
How the director of Midnight Special thinks strategically about his art and his career.
Two years ago, the fitness guru abruptly disappeared from public life. His friends worry that he’s being held against his will inside his Hollywood Hills mansion, or something even worse.
Kate del Castillo, the actress who brought Sean Penn to Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, tells her side of the story.
As early as 1948, the Oscars sucked.
How David Milch, the creator of NYPD Blue and Deadwood, blew his $100 million fortune at the track.
Paris Hilton, Princeton phonies, and the prince who blew through billions—a collection of articles on young money.
“They cruise the city in chauffeured cars, blasting rap, selling pot to classmates. How some of New York’s richest kids joined forces with some of its poorest.”
Georgia and Patterson Inman, 15-year-old twins, are the only living heirs to the $1 billion Duke tobacco fortune. They are also emotional wrecks who have barely survived a hellacious childhood.
On the brother of the Sultan of Brunei, Prince Jefri Bolkiah, who has “probably gone through more cash than any other human being on earth.”
An overachiever on what he did and didn’t learn at Princeton.
A profile of Paris Hilton at the height of her fame.
An invite-only social network for Georgetown assholes.
How two sisters, heirs to the Bronfman fortune, may have blown $100 million supporting the cult-like group NXIVM.
A profile of Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, the Malibu-dwelling, “fantastically corrupt” dictator-in-waiting of Equatorial Guinea. Teodorin, as his friends call him, is considered by U.S. intelligence to be “an unstable, reckless idiot.”
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Harvey Levin runs a gossip site that operates like an intelligence agency.
Angie Nwandu has no journalism experience. No publishing experience. She’s 25. And in less than two years she has created an entirely new way to cover — and profit from — celebrity gossip.
Sundays at Hillsong, the church that saved Justin Bieber.