Topic: Stanley Tucci

One Man’s Quest To Watch Julie & Julia Every Day For A Year Ended Last Night With A Party And Amy Adams’ Mom

One Man's Quest To Watch Julie & Julia Every Day For A Year Ended Last Night With A Party And Amy Adams' Mom

Over the past year, you might’ve heard of The Lawrence/Julie & Julia Project, where college student Lawrence Dai endeavored to watch the blog-to-movie Julie & Julia every day starting November 29, 2010 and blog about it. His repeated viewings led to a bevy of funny, off-the-wall posts about racism in the movie, reenactments, and of course recreating Julia Child‘s recipes. Viewing #365 happened last night—not in Lawrence’s Northwestern dorm, but a public screening in Denver attended by his fan club and even Amy Adams‘ mom! More »

The Hunger Games Movie Stays True To The Book’s Crazy Hairstyles

The Hunger Games Movie Stays True To The Book's Crazy Hairstyles

Last week, Vanity Fair released a huge cast photo of Josh Hutcherson, Leven Rambin, and the other young “tributes” who fight to the death in The Hunger Games. And even though it was fantastic to see the movie’s main cast all together, we couldn’t help but miss the older actors who weren’t included: namely, Elizabeth Banks and Stanley Tucci, who play members of the series’ image-obsessed Capitol. If the Hunger Games themselves are a commentary on reality TV, then the Capitol is a commentary on plastic surgery and eternally youthful Hollywood. More »

Stanley Tucci Cast as Caesar Flickerman in ‘The Hunger Games’

Stanley Tucci Cast as Caesar Flickerman in 'The Hunger Games'

Although I was holding out hope for him to play the sinister President Snow, I’m excited to see that Stanley Tucci will be part of the Hunger Games universe regardless. The actor has just signed on to play Capitol celebrity Caesar Flickerman, who conducts pre-Games interviews with each of the 24 tributes. (Think Ryan Seacrest, but with his hair, suit, and makeup dyed a new color each year.) More »

Stanley Tucci, Lenny Kravitz, and Woody Harrelson Being Considered for ‘Hunger Games’ Roles

Stanley Tucci, Lenny Kravitz, and Woody Harrelson Being Considered for 'Hunger Games' Roles

The latest Hunger Games casting rumors claim that fantastic character actor Stanley Tucci, musician Lenny Kravitz, and Woody Harrelson are all on the short list for a handful of roles in the Lionsgate movie. Sources differ on how the parts will be distributed, but what I’ve heard is that they might play (respectively) President Snow, Cinna, and Seneca Crane. More »

Crush This: Replace Awkward Family Dinner Silences With Disney Movies

Crush This: Replace Awkward Family Dinner Silences With Disney Movies

Crush This is your weekly guide to what’s coming in music, movies and TV in the week to come. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows finally hit theaters today, and we’ve already made you a list of reasons to go see it. But if you can’t think of anything to do between now and Thanksgiving, don’t fret. Thanksgiving isn’t a holiday to stress about. It’s time to relax, watch TV, go to movies, and potentially drink…I mean eat too much. More »