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The Best Films of 2014

Dwight Brown | Posted 12.17.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

It's not like Michael Keaton's career was kaput, but it seems like he raised himself from the dead with this invigorating performance. Mexican director/writer Alejandro González Iñárritu gave Keaton a plum role.

An "Alive" Andes Hero Gives Thanks, and Thoughts

Ximena Ortiz | Posted 11.26.2014 | World
Ximena Ortiz

Leading into the Thanksgiving season, something in the bareness of the trees and drop in temperature made me think of my cousin, Roberto Canessa, one of the two "Alive" survivors that climbed a 14,774-foot headwall to save himself, his friends and, he explained on the phone, his mother waiting in Uruguay.

Are Millenial Men Supposed to 'Man Up'?

Sari Eckler Cooper | Posted 12.15.2014 | Women
Sari Eckler Cooper

What defines a man as a man these days and how far have millennial men come as far as the variety of emotions they are allowed to express openly?

Joaquin Phoenix Won't Play Doctor Strange After All

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.02.2014 | Entertainment

Joaquin Phoenix seemed poised to portray Doctor Strange in Marvel's forthcoming stand-alone film, but Deadline.com reports the actor is no longer in t...

Erin Whitney

Ethan Hawke Begged Richard Linklater For A Part In His New Movie

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.02.2014 | Entertainment

"An Evening With Ethan Hawke" is an invitation as mysterious and elusive as they come. Does that entail eating filet mignon and chatting with the Osca...

Old School Heroics: Denzel Washington in The Equalizer and Ethan Hawke's Seymour: An Introduction at the New York Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Old School Heroics: Denzel Washington in The Equalizer and Ethan Hawke's Seymour: An Introduction at the New York Film Festival Ethan Hawke made it t...

These Celebrities Are Related?!

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 09.22.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Nepotism in Hollywood is nothing new, but with pseudonyms and ever-changing last names, the tangled webs of celebrity lineage isn't always visible. Lu...

Ethan Hawke Calls Robin Williams A 'Light For The World'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.12.2014 | Entertainment

Ethan Hawke's second major film, 1989's "Dead Poets Society," placed the young actor under the tutelage of Robin Williams. During a new interview with...

Popcorn Preview: Boyhood

Leslie Sisman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Boyhood (2014) Cast includes: Patricia Arquette (Medium), Ethan Hawke (Training Day), Ellar Coltrane (Fast Food Nation), Lorelei Linklater (Waking Lif...

Matthew Jacobs

'Boyhood' Gives Patricia Arquette Her Strongest Role In Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.17.2014 | Entertainment

Patricia Arquette stars in "Boyhood," one of the most ambitious projects to hit the big screen in years, and 2014's only film to date that's garnered ...

Erin Whitney

'Boyhood' Star Says Watching Film 'Gets Weirder Every Time'

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.18.2014 | Entertainment

Much of cinema strives to translate the essence of time as it passes in life, yet few films come close to what Richard Linklater has captured with "Bo...

In Real Time: Richard Linklater's Boyhood Premieres at MoMA

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Engagement comes in the unfolding of these richly drawn lives, and the nostalgic reviewing of our own. It all seems so real, and yet, Boyhood is scripted in its major moments, with improvisation from the actors.

Boyhood Opens BAMCinemaFest and Other Summer Movies: Third Person and Begin Again

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.21.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Wisdom has it, summer is for action thrillers, rom-coms, and other popcorn movies, but this season is particularly rich. Last week's opening night for...

Boyhood: A Rare Cinematic Feat That Should Totally Engage You

Michael Russnow | Posted 08.16.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Is Boyhood the best film ever made? Doesn't matter. Will it make a lot of money? Probably not tons, and that's a shame, because the subject matter speaks to anyone who can remember growing up and/or has aspirations to do so.

See The First Trailer For Richard Linklater's Ambitious 'Boyhood'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.25.2014 | Entertainment

People enjoy movies because they often reinforce the events of our own lives, but Richard Linklater's ambitious new film "Boyhood" takes that notion t...

Mike Ryan

The Best Film At Sundance, 12 Years In The Making

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Panda watch! I have no idea why I just wrote those words other than the fact that (A) I am running on fumes here at Sundance as far as sleep’s conce...

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...

Best Films of 2013 -- Black Talent Thrives

Dwight Brown | Posted 02.10.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

In a banner year for filmmaking, black films, filmmakers, screenwriters and actors thrived.

Aisle View: 18 (Plays) in 16 (Days)

Steven Suskin | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

In busy spells -- which in the Broadway arena typically include the two weeks before Thanksgiving and the month before the various award deadlines in the spring -- it is not uncommon for critics and award nominators to find themselves at five or six a week. Eighteen in 16, though, is overdoing it.

The Gotham Awards Fete Indie Film Amidst an Audience Allergic to Silence

Erica Abeel | Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

The Gotham Independent Film Awards are nothing if not quirky and unpredictable. In this 23rd iteration -- which took place Monday at Cipriani Wall Street -- 12 Years a Slave went into the show with more noms than any other film -- and got zip.

Ethan Hawke's Macbeth and the Small Engine Repair: Among Men

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.27.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Ethan Hawke is a manly Macbeth in a leather skirt. The men in "the Scottish play" look good in skirts, even John Glover's "weird sister," with pendulo...

Ethan Hawke and Amanda Peet Take on the Stage

Steven Suskin | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

O'Brien is unquestionably one of our finest directors. Little enlightenment can be expected from Amanda Peet's The Commons of Pensacola.

'OH, SNAP!'

Posted 01.08.2014 | Comedy

Rand Paul has had a tough last few weeks as he's addressed charges of plagiarism, seemingly against his better nature. And Jon Stewart was not about t...

Ethan Hawke: 'Our Species Is Not Monogamous'

Posted 11.06.2013 | Divorce

Ethan Hawke's 2004 divorce from Uma Thurman was marked by allegations of infidelity, and while Hawke has remained adamant that he never cheated, the a...

New 'Macbeth' Cast Shaping Up To Be Star-Packed

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.03.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Reinforcements have arrived for the upcoming cast of "Macbeth" and some big names are joining Ethan Hawke and Anne-Marie Duff. Linco...