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What's In Store For Margot Robbie And Other Breakout Movie Stars?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Last year's breakout stars are still reveling in their ascent to fame, but we're more anxious to see what 2014 has in store for them. Margot Robbie wo...

Meryl Streep's Ode to Emma Thompson at the National Board of Review Gala

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.10.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

What can't Meryl Streep do? Presenting a Best Actress award to her friend Emma Thompson, she offered the 700 gala guests of the National Board of Revi...

Harry Belafonte Makes History at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.09.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In 1935, at age 5, Harry Belafonte saw his first movie, Tarzan, and knew he never wanted to be one of those people from Africa. This bit of personal h...

Dear Santa, Please Give James Franco An Oscar

Vanity Fair | Posted 12.23.2013 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, an unapologetically obsessive weekly conversation about the Oscar race. Between now and March 2, 2014, Vanity Fair ...

19 Best Breakout Performances Of 2013

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment

The past year wasn't just exceptional with regard to films, but also performances. Veteran stars like Tom Hanks, Robert Redford and Sandra Bullock tur...

Blue Is the Warmest Color Delivers: A No-Frills Portrayal of Lesbian Sex in Queer Cinema

Jodi Savitz | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jodi Savitz

I respectfully, wholeheartedly disagree with the graphic novel's author, Julie Maroh, who has stated that director Abdellatif Kechiche's heteronormative perspective results in a "mechanical" and "brutal" sex scene that lacks lesbian authenticity.

Last Tango in Lille

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Abdellatif Kechiche's Blue is the Warmest Color begins with a discussion of Marivaux's The Virtuous Orphan: Or, The Life of Marianne in a high school ...

A Lesbian Movie Without Lesbians: The Problem With Blue Is the Warmest Color

Nico Lang | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nico Lang

For a film so strongly about the way that lesbians have sex, a movie produced only by straight people will have a harder time representing that. It would be like making a movie about France if you've never stepped foot in the country. Queer artists are too often shut out of their own stories.

8 Things You Should Know About Blue Is the Warmest Color

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

So much noise has surrounded the release of Abdellatif Kechiche's controversial Palme D'Or-winning film that several clarifying points may help potential viewers navigate the sound and fury.

The Dirty Laundry Press Circuit for Blue Is the Warmest Color Is Close to the Heart of the Film

Brian Formo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Brian Formo

By the end of the film, Emma is celebrated at a gallery showing of her artwork; Adele dressed to re-impress, attends, attempts small talk and walks away, alone, not sure of her emotions; she is proud of Emma but is unsure of what that does for her anymore.

One Of These 15 Women Will (Almost Definitely) Win Best Actress

Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.25.2013 | Entertainment
Matthew Jacobs

Who's ahead in the Best Actress race? Can anyone top Cate Blanchett? We're handicapping the odds.

ReThink Review: Blue Is the Warmest Color - Get Over the Sex Scene

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Despite the fact that it's an over three-hour-long intimate epic based on a graphic novel that features one of the year's most mesmerizing performances (by a 19-year-old, to boot), all the media wants to talk about is the film's minutes-long, explicit love scene between the film's two stars.

'Blue Is The Warmest Color' Star Says She Didn't Have Sex On Screen

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.23.2013 | Entertainment

The controversial and acclaimed French film "Blue Is The Warmest Color" arrives in theaters this week (though not in Idaho), and in an interview with ...

Blue Is the Hottest Color, or France Again Pushes the Envelope

Erica Abeel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

It would be a damn pity if Blue is the Warmest Color is mainly celebrated for its extended graphic sex scene between two women. This masterful three-hour film is actually about a great deal more.

Actress Says She Felt 'Like A Prostitute' During Controversial Scene

Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment

"Blue Is The Warmest Color" star Lea Seydoux has told The Independent that filming the controversial romance's centerpiece sex scene left her feeling ...

Director Of NC-17 Lesbian Love Story Says He's 'Humiliated'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.24.2013 | Entertainment

Abdellatif Kechiche, the director of Palme d'Or winner "Blue Is The Warmest Color," has told French magazine Telerama that he doesn't want the film to...

NC-17 Lesbian Love Movie Gets First Trailer

Posted 09.20.2013 | Entertainment

The first trailer for Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or winner "Blue Is The Warmest Color" includes everything from Beach House's "Take Care," to the re...

Controversial Sex Scenes Shouldn't Be Focus Of 'Warmest Color'

Mike Hogan | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

I realize the film is already notorious for its lengthy and explicit lesbian sex scenes between stars Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos. But I truly hope the furor doesn't overshadow the incredible performance by Exarchopoulos, whose name I'm already learning to pronounce and spell in hopes that we'll be talking about her from now until Oscar night.

'Blue Is The Warmest Color' Director Slams Star

Posted 09.05.2013 | Entertainment

The strange saga of Palme d'Or winner "Blue Is The Warmest Color" took another turn on Thursday, with reports that director Abdellatif Kechiche brough...

Lesbian Love Story Wows Critics at Cannes: Blue is the Warmest Color

Karin Badt | Posted 07.24.2013 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Blue is the Warmest Color, Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche's film about a high school girl who falls in love at first sight with an art student with punk blue hair is the most beautiful film (so far) at Cannes.