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Entries by Mike Hogan from 09/2012

Cat Power 'Sun' Interview: Chan Marshall Talks New Album, Kanye West, And 'God Dylan'

Posted 09.04.2012 | Arts

Chan Marshall, the singer-songwriter who performs and records under the name Cat Power, feels your pain. I'm not sure she wants to, but she can't help...

Kristen Stewart in On the Road: Is She the Only Celebrity Making Real Art?

| Posted 09.07.2012 | Entertainment

Before you scroll down to the comments to register your disgust at Stewart's latest attempt to lead the nation's youth into a ditch of vice and vulgarity, try to imagine any of her fellow Millennial über-celebrities giving this performance.

Snoop Dogg On Obama Needing More Time In Office & The Rapper's Transition To Snoop Lion

Posted 09.07.2012 | Entertainment

At a Friday afternoon press conference in Toronto, the rapper Snoop Dogg took time out from promoting his new film, "Reincarnated," to weigh in on the...

Paul Thomas Anderson, 'The Master' Director, On Joaquin Phoenix, Dianetics And His 'Natural Attraction' For Redheads

Posted 09.11.2012 | Entertainment

"The Master" is a movie people are going to be talking about for a long time. Paul Thomas Anderson's haunting meditation on friendship, manipulation a...

Paul Thomas Anderson, 'The Master' Director, On Joaquin Phoenix, Dianetics And His 'Natural Attraction' For Redheads

Posted 09.11.2012 | Moviefone

"The Master" is a movie people are going to be talking about for a long time. Paul Thomas Anderson's haunting meditation on friendship, manipulation a...

Lindsay Lohan, Adriana Lima Paintings By Richard Phillips: Are They Really Art?

| Posted 09.12.2012 | Arts

The seriousness with which Phillips treats Lohan, Lima and Grey prompts a series of uncomfortable questions: Why do I know who these women are? Why do so many of us care so much about them? What is it that makes millions of people love them, and millions of others hate them?

Ray Liotta, 'The Iceman' Star, On Mobsters & Goodfellas

Posted 09.14.2012 | Entertainment

Ray Liotta doesn't only play cold-eyed, purse-mouthed sociopaths who would sooner put a bullet in your head than shake your hand. "The next movie I'm ...

'Innocence Of Muslims' Proves That Literally Anyone Can Make A Movie These Days

| Posted 09.14.2012 | Entertainment

Independent film isn't what it used to be. Declining production costs and ever-proliferating distribution options have encouraged everyone from the U.S. Navy to fringe religious groups to dabble in filmmaking, with results that range from unsettling to explosive.

Academy Awards 2013: Has Harvey Weinstein Already Taken Over Oscar Season?

| Posted 09.17.2012 | Entertainment

Welcome to The Chase, HuffPost Entertainment's weekly breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 25, 2012, executive arts and entertainment editor Michael Hogan and entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will chat about awards season and which films will make the most noise at the 85th annual Academy Awards.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 'Looper' Star, On Bruce Willis, Bridget Bardot And 'The Crooks On Wall Street'

Posted 09.20.2012 | Entertainment

The last time Joseph Gordon-Levitt hosted "Saturday Night Live," in 2009, he was just shedding the final vestiges of his child-star skin thanks to his...

'Modern Family' Emmy Sweep? ABC Comedy Wins Director, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress Awards

Posted 09.23.2012 | TV

"Modern Family" cleaned up at the 2012 Primetime Emmys. The hit ABC comedy won the award for Outstanding Comedy Series, closing out yet another ver...

Claire Danes 'Holla' Or 'Challah'? Twitter Debates Meaning Of Mandy Patinkin Shout-Out

Posted 09.23.2012 | TV

"Mandy Patinkin, holla." Or was it, "Mandy Patinkin, challah"? In her acceptance speech for the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama, "H...

Academy Awards 2013: Will 'Les Miserables' Dream A Dream Of Oscar Gold?

| Posted 09.24.2012 | Entertainment

Not only does it make the film look incredible, but also important. It's genetically engineered to make Academy voters exclaim, "'Les Miserables' is revolutionary! Tom Hooper is a genius! Anne Hathaway deserves two trophies! Let's throw this one all the Oscars, some BAFTAs and maybe even a Pulitzer!"

'Homeland' Recap, Season 2 Premiere: It's Carrie's Turn To 'Smile'

| Posted 09.30.2012 | TV

After weeks of hype, "Homeland" is back where it belongs: on our TV screens! And judging from tonight's Season 2 premiere, didn't need to worry about the show finding a way to generate tension after solving the central mystery of Season 1.