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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.

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.

Philip Seymour Hoffman: An Appreciation

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I first noticed Philip Seymour Hoffman's work in a serious way at Sundance in 1998, when he showed up in significant roles in two different films: Next Stop Wonderland and Montana.

16 Philip Seymour Hoffman Movies To Fill The Hole In Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment

Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead Sunday (Feb. 2) afternoon in his Manhattan apartment. It is believed Hoffman died from a dru...

Popcorn Preview: Enough Said

Leslie Sisman | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Enough Said (2013) Cast includes: Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Seinfeld), Toni Collette (The Sixth Sense), Catherine Keener (Capote), James Gandolfini (...

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.

Unpublished Truman Capote Story Discovered

Posted 11.01.2012 | Books

The December issue of Vanity Fair features an exciting find--an unpublished story by Truman Capote. Titled "Yachts and Things," the six-page tale w...

Truman Capote's 'In Cold Blood' Typewriter Sold For How Much?!

| Posted 04.25.2012 | Books

By Gabe Habash for PWxyz: The personal Smith Corona typewriter of Truman Capote, and likely the one he used to write In Cold Blood, has been sold o...

Movie Review: Moneyball

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.19.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Michael Lewis' book, Moneyball, was a sports thriller disguised as a nonfiction volume about statistics wonks. And Bennett Miller's film of Thomas' bo...

PHOTOS: Buy Truman Capote's Brooklyn House (Now For $2.1M LESS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The house that Truman Capote lived in while writing "Breakfast At Tiffanys" and "A House on the Heights" went on the market last year for $18 million....

Another Kind Of Paper Trail: Books Might Hold Key To Connecticut Killings

New York Times | William Glaberson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The defense lawyers' suggestion that prison library books could have shaped the crime, or that knowing Mr. Hayes read them could turn jurors against h...

Best Movies By Farr: When Oscar Screws Up

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

2005 -- for Best Picture, give me Capote over Crash any ol' time. Another uninspiring year, I thought.