Movie Review: ON THE BASIS OF SEX

ON THE BASIS OF SEX movie poster | ©2018 Focus Features

Stars: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Sam Waterston, Cailee Spaetny, Kathy Bates, Stephen Root, Chris Mulkey Writer: Daniel Stiepleman Director: Mimi Leder Distributor: Focus Features Release Date: December 25, 2018 ON THE BASIS OF SEX tackles two historical subjects: a precedent-setting legal case and the early career of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Similar in some respects to last year’s MARSHALL, which concerned an early case of the late Supreme Court justice Thurgood Marshall, ON THE BASIS OF SEX doesn’t try to tackle Ginsburg’s whole life, or even how she got onto the Supreme Court. Instead it revolves around a single […]Read On »

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AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL: Angela Bassett checks in to a new season – Interview

Angela Bassett is Ramona in AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL | ©2016 FX/Ray Mickshaw

Angela Bassett is on her third consecutive season of FX’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY, Wednesdays at 10 PM. In 2013’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN, she played legendary voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau. In 2014, Bassett portrayed feminine three-breasted hermaphrodite Desiree Dupree in AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW. This year, she plays film star Ramona Royale in AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL. A former lover of Lady Gaga’s character the Countess, who owns the Cortez Hotel, Ramona feels she has a score to settle. Answering questions during a Q&A session for AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL set up by FX for the Television Critics Association, […]Read On »

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AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL: Denis O’Hare checks into a new season – Exclusive Interview

Denis O'Hare in AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL | ©2015 FX/Suzanne Tenner

Actor Denis O’Hare is on his fourth role in the fifth season of FX’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY, Wednesdays at 10 PM. In Season 1, MURDER HOUSE, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for his portrayal of killer Larry Harvey, in love with Jessica Lange’s faded starlet character. O’Hare wasn’t in Season 2, but in Season 3, COVEN, he was mute servant Spalding, in love with Lange’s grand dame witch. In Season 4, FREAK SHOW, O’Hare’s con artist character Stanley teams up with Lange’s traveling carnival impresario; his performance earned him another Emmy nomination. Season 5 of the series created […]Read On »

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Angela Bassett gets freaky on AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW – Interview

Angela Bassett as Desiree Dupree in AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW | ©2014 FX/Frank Ockenfels

Angela Bassett joined AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN last season as the historically real Marie Laveau, who in the show was a powerful and immortal practitioner of magic. This season, Bassett is back as Desiree Dupree, a member of a traveling carnival in AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW, Wednesdays at 10 PM on FX. AMERICAN HORROR STORY was created to be an anthology, with a single story running over thirteen episodes each season, by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. The cast has become a kind of television repertory company, with some actors, including leading lady Jessica Lange (who has won two […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ASYLUM at the 30th Annual PaleyFest

Frances Conroy at the 30th Annual PaleyFest: The William S. Paley Television Festival presents a night with AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ASYLUM | ©2013 Sue Schneider

The Paley Center for Media presented the hit show AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ASYLUM on March 15th, closing night of the 30th Annual PaleyFest: The William S. Paley Television Festival. Unfortunately some of the stars and the creators chose only to do the panel inside instead of walking into the tent to have their pictures taken and talk to the media. The surprise of the night though was the announcement that Kathy Bates would be in the next season of the series. Walking into the tent were the following stars from the show: Naomi Grossman, Lily Rabe, Sarah Paulson, Frances Conroy […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Christopher McDonald practices HARRY’S LAW

Christopher McDonald in HARRY'S LAW - Season 2 | ©2011 NBC/John Russo

NBC’s David E. Kelley-created HARRY’S LAW is a midwinter hit that’s back for its second season Wednesdays at 9 PM. Kathy Bates plays Harry Korn, a lawyer who turned her back on a lucrative career in patent law to open her own unorthodox legal practice. Christopher McDonald, the prolific New York-born actor, came aboard as lawyer Tommy Jefferson for what was supposed to be a one-shot role on HARRY’S LAW. The character worked out so well that McDonald is now a series regular. Meanwhile, McDonald is also appearing in his second season of HBO’s Prohibition-era drama BOARDWALK EMPIRE, Sundays at […]Read On »

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Movie Review: MIDNIGHT IN PARIS

MIDNIGHT IN PARIS movie poster | ©2011 Sony Classics

Rating: PG-13 Stars: Kathy Bates, Adrien Brody, Carla Bruni, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen, Owen Wilson Writer: Woody Allen Director: Woody Allen Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics Release Date: May 20, 2011 Woody Allen has been writing and directing movies since 1969’s TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN (or 1966’s WHAT’S UP, TIGER LILY? If one counts his before-its-time MSTK redubbed take on a Japanese spy film). He started out as a farceur, then did comedy/dramas, then tried straight drama and by 1980, he made a movie called STARDUST MEMORIES where aliens told his onscreen alter ego (played by Allen) that […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: KATHY BATES lays down ‘HARRY’S LAW’

Kathy Bates in HARRY'S LAW - Season One | ©2011 NBC

Emmy Award-winning producer/writer David E. Kelley is famous for his comedy/dramas about lawyers, notably THE PRACTICE and BOSTON LEGAL. His latest offering in the genre, HARRY’S LAW, premiering tonight at 10 PM on NBC, stars Kathy Bates as Harriet “Harry” Korn. The actress won an Oscar for her turn as an unhinged book lover in MISERY – she’s had roles as varied as the unsinkable Molly Brown in TITANIC to the U.S. Secretary of Defense in THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL remake. Harry is a little more life-sized, a patent lawyer who has a near-death experience and decides to […]Read On »

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TCA 2011: HARRY’S LAW star Kathy Bates to return to THE OFFICE

Kathy Bates in HARRY'S LAW - Season One | ©2011 NBC/Matthias Clamer

At today’s Winter TCA session for NBC, Kathy Bates, while promoting her new lawyer show HARRY’S LAW from creator David E. Kelley, revealed that her role as Jo Bennett on THE OFFICE is not over. “Now that we wrapped our shooting of HARRY’S LAW, I will appear in a couple more episodes of THE OFFICE in the spring,” reveals Bates. CLICK HERE for more breaking TV news of the WINTER 2011 TCA’s

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