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My Journey With The Danish Girl

Jake Graf | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jake Graf

In early 2015 I was proud to be a trans actor auditioning for a new film, The Danish Girl, which I was sure would advance the nascent dialogue about t...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Top Films and Performances of 2015; 10 Achievements the Oscars Better Not Forget

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.04.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Last year -- Oct. 21 to be exact -- hordes of fanboys celebrated Back to the Future Day, which was the date in which Marty McFly traveled to save his children in Back to the Future Part II. Well, fittingly, the cinematic year of 2015 was all about going back in time.

Cooper's Ten Best Movies of 2015

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.03.2016 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

This film proves you don't have to spend a zillion dollars to make something truly great, you just need true talent on screen and a good story.

See Eddie Redmayne And Alicia Vikander In A Scene From 'The Danish Girl'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.17.2015 | Entertainment

Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander are in the thick of the Oscar derby for their performances in "The Danish Girl," a moving film directed by "The Ki...

The Danish Girl's Alicia Vikander Steps Away from the Bourne set to Dish on the Red Carpet, Sexism and Equal Pay

Margaret Gardiner | Posted 12.08.2015 | Entertainment
Margaret Gardiner

Alicia Vikander, from Scandinavia, has had a breakout year nailing diverse performances in ways that make her almost unrecognizable in each role.

These Women Are Vying For Best Supporting Actress At The 2016 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.02.2015 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, The Huffington Post's breakdown of all things Oscars. Between now and February 28, 2016, entertainment editors&nbs...

Inside The Unconventional Romance Of 'The Danish Girl'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.25.2015 | Entertainment

You know a Tom Hooper movie when you see one. Or at least that's what I said after seeing "The Danish Girl" for the first time at the Toronto Film Fe...

Bradley Cooper Wields a Hot Knife in Burnt

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.26.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Bradley Cooper has been prepping for the role of Adam Jones in the film Burnt from the time he shucked oysters in a New Jersey restaurant back in the ...

Brunch With Emily Blunt at the Hamptons International Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.13.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The Maidstone in East Hampton was party central for the Hamptons International Film Festival, both scheduled and spontaneous. Caterer Janet O'Brien, s...

At This Year's Toronto Film Festival, It's The Quieter Performances That Speak The Loudest

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.14.2015 | Entertainment

We tend to remember a film's showiest performance. Often, that center of attraction takes on the physicality of an ill character or the malevolence o...

The Phenomenal 'Danish Girl' Presents A Transgender Journey By Way Of A Tender Love Story

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.13.2015 | Entertainment

Early on in Tom Hooper’s “The Danish Girl,” Eddie Redmayne’s Copenhagen painter Einar Wegener models a pair of tights and hee...

The Venice Diaries 2015: Oh Gallow Lay, The Danish Girl, Rabin, the Last Day and Juries... I Disagree!

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.13.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

While I didn't watch all the winning films, I did watch other movies that in my humble opinion, are more current and relevant in their subject matter and themes.

See Eddie Redmayne As Lili Elbe In The First Trailer For 'The Danish Girl'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.01.2015 | Entertainment

In the first trailer for Tom Hooper's "The Danish Girl," Alicia Vikander's Gerda Wegener sketches her husband, played by Eddie Redmayne, in ...

The Man from U.N.C.L.E Milks the Holocaust for Laughs

Brandon Judell | Posted 08.14.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

If you think you'd enjoy some third-rate James-Bondian comic blandness sparkled up by some enjoyable 60s outfits by Joanna Johnston, you just might have a real treat this weekend.

Zaki's Review: The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Zaki Hasan | Posted 08.14.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

With the arrival of The Man From U.N.C.L.E. after twenty-plus years in development, we've completed the series-to-feature process for all four major espionage-themed TV shows of the 1960s.

Movie Review: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: Broken Tentpole

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.12.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Guy Ritchie's The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is a day late and a dollar short -- actually, make that several seasons late, for anyone who watches the outrageously funny animated series, Archer.

Kit Harington: On Yorkshire, His New Film 'Testament of Youth', and How He Really Sees Himself

Duane Wells | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Duane Wells

As the world marks the centenary of the First World War, the new film Testament of Youth, directed by James Kent and starring Game of Thrones hero Kit Harrington and Swedish actress Alicia Vikander, revisits the landscape of the England that inspired Vera Brittain's seminal memoir upon which the film is based.

Erin Whitney

Meet Alicia Vikander, This Year's Breakout Star

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.05.2015 | Entertainment

You may not know her name yet, but we assure you Alicia Vikander will be well-known by the time award season rolls around. The 26-year-old Swedish act...

Alicia Vikander: 'Testament of Youth' Premieres

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.04.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Vera Brittain's Testament of Youth, the famed memoir of the author's time as a nurse during World War I, is now a major motion picture perfectly poised for summer. Leave it to David Heyman, the producer of the Harry Potter films, to put this book on screen.

Ex Machina Movie Review: Should We Be Scared?

Katharine Rose | Posted 05.20.2015 | Entertainment
Katharine Rose

There are many reasons to be impressed with Ex Machina, the recently released, exceptionally well-done sci-fi thriller directed by Alex Garland, starring Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson and Alicia Vikander. Most notably, however, is its ability to be both ordinary and unique at the same time.

Ghosts in the Testing Machine: Ex Machina and Education Reform

Sam Chaltain | Posted 05.05.2015 | Education
Sam Chaltain

What makes a mind come alive? And how will you know when it's happened? Two new films -- one about the death of the factory school, the other about the dawn of artificial intelligence -- attempt to answer this question from radically different vantage points.

Movie Review: Ex Machina -- Mechanical

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Ex Machina is both tastily minimal and frustratingly simplistic. Alex Garland's directing debut (he wrote 28 Days Later and Sunshine) is, in essence, a three-hander about three people in a house. OK, a high-tech mansion, but you get the point. 

Erin Whitney

Oscar Isaac Somehow Finds A Way To Link Disco, 'Star Wars' And Robots

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 04.10.2015 | Entertainment

Oscar Isaac is a name that’s become more familiar over the past several years. You likely first noticed the actor in 2010’s “Sucker Punch” or ...

ReThink Review: Ex Machina -- Our Androids, Ourselves

Jonathan Kim | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

There are so many questions we don't seem to be asking right now about the arrival of these potentially intelligent machines. And that is the genius of Alex Garland's film Ex Machina, a must-see that is one of the best, smartest, and most elegant films about artificial intelligence ever made.

Christopher Rosen

What Oscar Isaac's New Film Has In Common With #TheDress

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment

It's only March, but it will take a great film to knock "Ex Machina" off its perch as the year's most intriguing science-fiction movie. Written and di...