Taking a step back from big screen blockbusters for a decidedly more lo-fi affair, Anne Hathaway pulls double duty on Kate Barker-Froyland’s debut feature, ‘Song One,’ both starring in and producing the music-infused drama. Hathaway plays Franny, a PhD candidate unexpectedly called back to New York City (her hometown, and one she has been absent from for far too long) after her younger brother slips into a coma after being hit by a car on familiar Brooklyn streets. Pulled back into the fray of an actually fraying family, Franny and her mother (Mary Steenburgen, who is excellent in her role) attempt to make sense of the tragedy that has befallen them, and Franny takes a personal interest in yanking her brother back into the living world.
'Iron Man 3' hit theaters today, and since the film stars Gwyneth Paltrow, the conversation naturally turns once again to why so many people hate her, inspiring some to defend her much like we've done for Anne Hathaway in the past. And with Reese Witherspoon's recent arrest video made public, the jokes about her personal life just keep coming -- but why don't we ever have to defend male celebrities?
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"Did you ever think about changing your name to Christoph Breakdance?" So says Zach Galifianakis to Oscar-nominee Christoph Waltz in the triumphant return of the Funny or Die series "Between Two Ferns." Joining Zach in this special 2013 Oscar mega-edition are nominees Jennifer Lawrence, Naomi Watts, Christoph Waltz, Anne Hathaway and Amy Adams.
This Christmas season, two very different movies hit theaters: 'Les Miserables' and 'Django Unchained.' Yet for all their differences, the two are like in one major way: they're both pretty bleak. So stars Anne Hathaway and Samuel L. Jackson got themselves in a spirited debate (and by spirited we mean lots of curse words) in what Funny or Die is calling a "Sad Off" and you haven't lived until you've seen Anne Hathaway call Sam Jackson a motherf---er.