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A-Sides with Jon Chattman: It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Another Guy Making Oscar Predictions

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.17.2017 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

A week from today the nominations for the 89th Academy Awards will be announced, and I'd expect a few jaw-dropping omissions (Ryan Gosling?) and addit...

Casey Affleck Seemingly Addresses Allegations In Golden Globe Speech

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 01.09.2017 | Entertainment

Casey Affleck won the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama on Sunday night, and in a surprise move he appeared to ...

New York Film Critics Circle Spreads the Love

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.04.2017 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Why is this night different from all other [awards] nights? New York Magazine film critic and emcee for this annual awards fete David Edelstein had so...

It's Too Late To Quash Casey Affleck’s Oscar Chances

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.21.2016 | Entertainment

It’s no coincidence that RadarOnline waited until Casey Affleck took home a Critics’ Choice Award and was about to earn a Golden Globe nomination ...

Why The Casey Affleck Sexual Harassment Allegations Just Won’t Stick

The Cut | Posted 12.05.2016 | Women
The Cut

By Allie Jones Casey Affleck, the 41-year-old younger brother of Ben, is predicted to win an Oscar for his starring role in Kenneth Lonergan’s New E...

These 19 Men Are Vying For Best Actor At The 2017 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.30.2016 | Entertainment

With precursor awards starting to roll out, the Oscar race is sharpening. Two weeks ago, I ranked the heated Best Actress standings. Now it’s the ge...

Gotham Awards: Moonlight Shines

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.29.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Diversity was a serious theme at Monday's Gotham Awards, during a night of fun and celebration. Cipriani Wall Street was chockablock with film devotee...

A Close Look At The Standout Scene In 'Manchester By The Sea'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.24.2016 | Entertainment

This post contains spoilers. If you haven’t seen “Manchester by the Sea,” continue with caution. When “Manchester by the Sea” premiered at t...

Michelle Williams Does Not Have Time To Be A Cool Mom In 'Manchester By The Sea'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.16.2016 | Entertainment

If you’ve heard anything about “Manchester by the Sea,” it’s probably something along the lines of “bring Kleenex.” That’s solid advice ...

'Manchester By The Sea:' Film Review

Ira Israel | Posted 11.12.2016 | Entertainment
Ira Israel

Writer/Director Kenneth Lonergan is a tremendous explorer of psychological terrains seldom traversed due to their complexity

The 'Manchester By The Sea' Trailer Is Here, But Don't Watch It

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.06.2016 | Entertainment

“Manchester by the Sea” is one of the year’s best movies. That’s also why you should avoid its trailer, which debuted online on Wednesday, sev...

Casey Affleck And Summer Phoenix Split After Nearly 10 Years Of Marriage

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 03.16.2016 | Entertainment

Another celebrity couple bites the dust. In Touch magazine was the first to report that Casey Affleck and Summer Phoenix split after nearly 10 years ...

Stephen Colbert And Casey Affleck's Interview Gets Awkward Fast

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.23.2016 | Entertainment

Well, that escalated quickly. Stephen Colbert's interview with "Triple 9" star Casey Affleck didn't go as planned on Monday. The whole thing started p...

Movie Review: The Finest Hours...Don't Miss This One!

Carole Mallory | Posted 01.27.2017 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Excellent. The Finest Hours is a film about heroes--real in your face 3D IMAX heroes. Our Coast Guard. Their humility and selflessness deserve the...

'Manchester By The Sea' Becomes Oscar Hopeful After Sundance Showing

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 01.08.2017 | Entertainment

Kenneth Lonergan's latest film grabs your attention and holds it the minute you spot Casey Affleck on a fishing boat out on the water in Massachusetts...

Great Conversations: Morgan Freeman

Alex Simon | Posted 07.23.2016 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Although I've spent a fair amount of time with Morgan Freeman over the years, I can't say I feel as though I really know him. Someone once described Lake Superior to me as "a place so vast, with areas that go to such depths, they're impenetrable." That, to me, sums up Morgan Freeman.

'The Finest Hours' Trailer, Or: Wait, Chris Pine Will Save You!

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.08.2015 | Entertainment

"Please tell me we're taking this boat to a bigger boat" sounds like a more panicky version of the famous "Jaws" quote, but here it signals a disaster...


Dwight Brown | Posted 01.05.2015 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

The script, by director/writer Christopher Nolan and his brother, writer Jonathan Nolan, doesn't let the film get off the ground, literally, for 50 minutes. It meticulously, laboriously sets up the backstory and the reason why a trip to outer space is a do-or-die mission.

'Interstellar' Has The Best Trailer Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.16.2014 | Entertainment

"We're not meant to save the world," says Christopher Nolan regular Michael Caine in the new trailer for the director's "Interstellar." "We're meant t...

The Long-Shot Nominees

Jon Eig | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

If you're an awards junkie, then you already know the likely Oscar nominees. Just to be contrary, I thought I'd nominate people and films who, like boss Jim Gettys, have something less than a chance. These are the films and performances of 2013 that should be considered, but won't be.

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.

Christopher Rosen

What Really Happens At The End Of 'Out Of The Furnace'? | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

The following post contains major spoilers about "Out of The Furnace." "Out of the Furnace" is a revenge movie that doesn't feature very much reven...

Christopher Rosen

A Modern Movie With '70s Roots | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.04.2013 | Entertainment

Scott Cooper was born in Virginia in 1970, which is at least part of the reason why the writer-director set his sophomore feature, "Out of the Furnace...

It's a Man's World at the Movies

Nina Burleigh | Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment
Nina Burleigh

Most real men aren't heroic global fugitives, any more than are most women. So why do they get the fantasy, and we not? Maybe if more women wrote and directed movies we'd have more interesting women doing more interesting things onscreen.

Mike Ryan

Casey Affleck Has No Idea Why You Care About His Brother As Batman | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.03.2013 | Entertainment

In his new movie, "Out Of The Furnace," Casey Affleck plays Rodney Baze Jr., a bit of a lost soul who, after serving time in the U.S. military, return...