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Sometimes a Movement Needs a Leader: The Bernie Sanders Campaign

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

What the corporate media cannot see is that the era of the Bill Clinton "New Democrat" is finished. In the real world, the crash of 2008 blew the lid off the bipartisan "Washington consensus" with its blind faith in the benevolence of capitalism. But now I see a silver lining in the absurdity of the "permanent campaign": Bernie Sanders has a whole year to build a vibrant, multifaceted social movement.

Leo vs. Matthew -- Two Guys Defining What it Means to Be an American Man

Antonia Cereijido | Posted 05.10.2014 | Entertainment
Antonia Cereijido

It takes a lot of courage to make a statement about current society, especially when the criticism could be equated to biting the hand that feeds you.

Popcorn Preview: Before Midnight

Leslie Sisman | Posted 07.28.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Before Midnight (2013) Cast includes: Ethan Hawke (Training Day), Julie Delpy (Broken Flowers) Director: Richard Linklater (Bernie) Genre: Drama...

The McConaissance: Matthew McConaughey On His Great Year

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.10.2012 | Entertainment

When Matthew McConaughey calls, he introduces himself by simply saying, "McConaughey." This has probably been his introduction of choice for some time...

2012 Summer Movie Wrap-up: The Avengers and the Art House Save an Otherwise Mediocre Summer Movie Season

Scott Mendelson | Posted 10.30.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

In short, the expected mega-blockbusters were indeed mostly mega-blockbusters, the expected middle-of-the-road hits were just that, while the films pegged most likely to flop or at least financially disappoint did just that.

Off- Hollywood: The Five Best Indie Movies To See This Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 07.02.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

In Hollywood terms, the "summer" movie season used to begin on Memorial Day weekend; this year, it begins today, May 4, with the release of Marvel's The Avengers. This is also a cue for counter-programming.

Interview: Director Richard Linklater and Bernie

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.02.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Bernie, based on a true-crime story from a small Texas town, is a film Linklater knew he wanted to make when he first read the Texas Monthly story about the case in 1998.

Shirley MacLaine Gets Her Mean On in Bernie

Alex Simon | Posted 06.27.2012 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Shirley MacLaine sat down recently to discuss her latest cinematic outing, as well as a host of other subjects befitting one of Hollywood's great eclectic personalities. Here's what transpired.

ReThink Review: Bernie -- Murder on Ice

Jonathan Kim | Posted 06.27.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Why would a small town in East Texas claim that one of its residents, an assumedly gay man, should be given a lenient sentence for shooting an old woman in the back? That's a question that's only partially answered by Richard Linklater's dark comedy, Bernie.

Jack Black Opens Up

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 04.25.2012 | Entertainment

When I met with Jack Black at a Midtown Manhattan hotel, he was fighting a sore throat. Black's under the weather demeanor, lounging on the couch in w...

Movie review: Bernie

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.25.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on a true story about events and people in a small Texas town in the mid-1990s, Bernie is a dark joke with a straight face -- and the surprising deadpan in this movie belongs to Jack Black.

Sheryl Weinstein, "Madoff's Other Secret: Love, Money, Bernie, And Me" Author, Claims Affair With Madoff

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press Writer NEW YORK - A new book says that an investor who claims she was devastated by Bernard Madoff's multibillion...