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It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year: My Top 20 Oscars Observations

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 02.23.2015 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

Never did I ever expect Lady Gaga to do a medley of songs from The Sound of Music. Then when she introduced and embraced Dame Julie Andrews, I kept thinking "Pop royalty meets actual royalty."

'Foxcatcher' Subject Takes Back Criticisms

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.19.2015 | Entertainment

Now that "Foxcatcher" is a five-time Oscar nominee, the subject of the film, Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz, has renounced his previous criticisms of t...

Best Movies of 2014: A Subjective View

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.03.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

It's a cliché of the season to list award favorites, but it is also a thrill to be able to recommend so many good films.

2014: My Favorite Films of the Year

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.28.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If I were going to make a 10-best list, it would probably include films like Boyhood, The Imitation Game and Selma, among others that will be on everyone's list. But, as good as those films are, none of them are on my list of favorites.

Hamm-Strung at the Gotham Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.03.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The annual celebration of indie films kicking off the vibrant awards season every year gets more glamorous, honoring the outstanding and risk-taking films that are going to make it to Oscars.

Erin Whitney

You've Never Seen Steve Carell And Channing Tatum Like This Before

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.14.2014 | Entertainment

The Oscar buzz for Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" has been going strong since the film premiered at Cannes back in May. The drama, based on a true stor...

Movie Review: Foxcatcher - You'll want to wrestle with this movie

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When I saw Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher at the Toronto Film Festival in September, I wrote that "Miller, in my estimation, has jumped into the class ...

Stars, Small Parts, and German for Scorsese: Michael J. Burg on the Working Actor's Reality

Jaime Lubin | Posted 12.19.2014 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

Michael J. Burg whispers his wisdom conspiratorially to me across our luxurious table at the Russian Tea Room.

Hilary Swank in The Homesman at the Hamptons International Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.13.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Holding court after a sumptuous brunch honoring Hilary Swank for receiving Montblanc's Creative Impact in Acting award and Variety's "Class of 10 Acto...

In Foxcatcher Steve Carell Astounds as a Psycho 1-Percenter

Erica Abeel | Posted 11.13.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

A standout at this year's Toronto is Foxcatcher by Bennett Miller. Here's yet another feature based on a sensational true life story -- yet this mesmerizing film (which won Best Director for Miller at Cannes) engages on so many levels, it practically reinvents the genre and renders the whole question of reality-based or not moot.

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Monday, Sept. 8

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If I were going to generalize about this year's Toronto International Film Festival based on the films I saw Monday, I'd tell you that it's a great year for dramatic films based on true stories.

Woody Allen's Sleight-of-Hand: Magic in the Moonlight

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.17.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Woody Allen is up to his old tricks. Real ones, like pulling a rabbit out of a hat. In previous films he's played the magician role himself, but in Magic in the Moonlight he allows the dreamy Colin Firth to handle the willing suspension of disbelief.

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...

Director Bennett Miller Speaks at Cannes: 'We Are All So Vulnerable, and Not Always Aware of It"

Karin Badt | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

It is one of the best films in the competition at Cannes this year: Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher, based on the true story of a Du Pont family member who lured an Olympic wrestler (and his brother) to his estate to form a wrestling team, an invitation that led to tragedy.

"Foxcatcher" Drowns Out Competition at Cannes

David Bourgeois | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
David Bourgeois

Although the festival runs until Saturday, it's looking highly likely that Foxcatcher will take home a prize here. And frankly, I can't imagine the film not being nominated for at least a Best Picture Oscar.

Steve Carell Might Be A Future Oscar Nominee For This Role

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.20.2014 | Entertainment

It's only May 19, but with the world premiere of "Foxcatcher" having occurred at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival on Monday, Oscar season has started its...

Ryan Gosling's Directorial Debut Set For Cannes

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.17.2014 | Entertainment

Directors Bennett Miller, David Cronenberg, Michel Hazanavicius, Tommy Lee Jones and Ryan Gosling will debut films during the 2014 Cannes Film Festiva...

'Foxcatcher' Pushed To 2014

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.26.2013 | Entertainment

Five hours after the first trailer for "Foxcatcher" leaked online and was summarily evaporated from all sites by Sony Pictures Classics, the studio an...

Steve Carell Gets Serious In 'Foxcatcher'

Posted 09.27.2013 | Entertainment

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'Foxcatcher' Sets Release Date

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment

Oscar season just got a little bit more Channing Tatum. As first reported by THR and then confirmed by a press release, Sony Pictures Classics will re...

Grisly Wrestling Murder Story Stars Big Names

AP | LUKE MEREDITH | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment

DES MOINES, Iowa — In researching wrestling for the upcoming film "Foxcatcher," director Bennett Miller kept coming back to a simple question. ...

Movie Review: Hitchcock

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.19.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Sacha Gervasi's film, from a script by John J. McLaughlin (and based on a book by Stephen Rebello), is fun in all the ways that The Girl was not.

The Campaign: Politics as Usual

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.25.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The Campaign plays the current election season for laughs. Candidates for Congress, Will Ferrell as Cam Brady and Zach Galifianakis as Marty Huggins vie for votes in a how-low-can-you-go campaign.

And The 'Hunger Games' Sequel Director Is ...

Posted 04.19.2012 | Entertainment

Lionsgate, the studio behind the "Hunger Games" film franchise, has found its man. THR reports that the studio has settled on Francis Lawrence as the ...

Mark Ruffalo Joins Steve Carell In New Drama

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.17.2012 | Entertainment

If you believe Marvel president Kevin Feige, actor Mark Ruffalo won't get a chance to star in his very own Hulk movie any time soon. Good thing, too, ...