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Deconstructing Brian Wilson: Love & Mercy

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.11.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

At 21 Club this week, screenwriter/ director Oren Moverman spoke excitedly about his new vocation as activist. Co-writer of Love & Mercy, Moverman was...

From The Coen Brothers To ‘Carol,’ A Composer Who Knows How To Make Movies Sing

The Huffington Post | James Thilman | Posted 11.06.2015 | Arts

Celebrated film composer Carter Burwell isn't necessarily a trained musician. "Unless you count piano lessons," he said. But that's hardly hindered hi...

Robert Redford Fights Dan Rather's Good Fight

Eric Mink | Posted 11.05.2015 | Media
Eric Mink

"He didn't try to do a caricature or an impression," Dan Rather told me. "He just tried to capture some of the essence of the person." Rather was sharing his thoughts about Robert Redford's performance in the role of Dan Rather in the movie Truth.

One Of These 21 Women Will Probably Win Best Actress At The 2016 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.04.2015 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, The Huffington Post's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 28, 2016, entertainment editors Matthew J...

Denver Film Festival's Wonder Women: Cast Your Vote for This Cast of Characters

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.03.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Thanks to performers like Streep, Wilson and fellow actors who were called "actresses" to differentiate them from men, women in filmmaking are getting the attention in 2015 that's long overdue. If only earning equal pay was part of the package.

Arclight Cinemas Shine a Light on Women in Entertainment

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.03.2015 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Created and hosted by ArcLight's Executive Vice President Gretchen McCourt, the Women In Entertainment Summit will feature keynotes by Academy Award winner Geena Davis, founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, and Women In Film President Cathy Schulman.

'Truth' Director: No Version Of The Movie 'Was Going To Make Everybody Happy'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.30.2015 | Entertainment

Like most biopics, "Truth" is not without its share of controversy. CBS executives have refused to run advertisements for the movie, which premiered a...

Interview: Writer/Director James Vanderbilt On Truth

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.30.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The film stars Cate Blanchett as 60 Minutes producer Mary Mapes (upon whose memoir the script is based), and movie legend Robert Redford as news legend Rather, and it's imminently watchable thanks to the investigative format and the sterling cast that's been assembled.

The Fashion Photographer Who Became Prince Charming Who Became a Writer

Gabriel Ruas Santos Rocha | Posted 10.26.2015 | Books
Gabriel Ruas Santos Rocha

The famed photographer with good looks of a male model, or even perhaps Prince Charming, is in fact a real prince. More specifically, His Serene Highness Prince Alexi Lubomirski of Poland. So which came first, the photographer or the Prince?

TRUTH Opens This Weekend My Conversation With Director/Screenwriter James Vanderbilt

Molly Dedham | Posted 10.23.2015 | Entertainment
Molly Dedham

TRUTH is based on Mary Mapes memoir Truth and Duty: The Press, the President and the Privilege of Power. CBS News 60 minutes II aired an investigated ...

A Quick Chat With Cate Blanchett About 'Truth,' 'Carol' And Falling In Love

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.15.2015 | Entertainment

When offered 10 minutes of face time with Cate Blanchett, one must decide which of the many possible questions are worthy of asking. So I did, of cour...

Hamptons International Film Festival Opens With James Vanderbilt's "Truth" - Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford

Sally Fay | Posted 10.13.2015 | Entertainment
Sally Fay

There are many reasons to attend the Hamptons International Film Festival over Columbus Day weekend. First of all, it gets you out to New York and the Hamptons during, arguably, the most beautiful season on the east coast.

Cate Blanchett Might Compete Against Herself At The Oscars

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 10.10.2015 | Entertainment

Cate Blanchett walks the red carpet while attending the New York Film Festival premiere of her new movie "Carol" on Friday night in New York City....

Cate Blanchett in Truth: When Truth Is Besides the Point

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Not only is this a must-see movie for her stellar performance, but it is a reminder of a time when real investigating was the goal for television--and print--news. Mistakes were made and heads did roll, but not without some loss of journalistic ideals.

Dan Rather Faces A Hard 'Truth' In Exclusive Clip

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.05.2015 | Entertainment

If a top-notch movie is built on the foundation of its casting choices, then "Truth" may be one of the year's sturdiest. As evidenced in this clip -- ...

Here's Where The 2016 Oscar Race Stands

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.07.2015 | Entertainment

Oscar season has begun, if you subscribe to the adage that the September film festivals -- Telluride, Venice and Toronto -- are what shift the movie c...

Live From Toronto Film Festival: Sunday Sept. 13

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.14.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This year's edition will be remembered for putting both Jay Roach's Trumbo and James Vanderbilt's Truth in contention for the Oscar race. I saw the two films back to back on Sunday -- and they are guaranteed to both grip you and infuriate you

Cate Blanchett Set To Star As Lucille Ball In New Biopic

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 09.03.2015 | Entertainment

Lucille Ball is the latest star to get the biopic treatment, with Cate Blanchett slated to take on the lead role and Aaron Sorkin penning the script. ...

Tour Cate Blanchett's Sydney Estate

Architectural Digest | Posted 08.21.2015 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

By Colleen Egan for Architectural Digest. (photos courtesy of Ken Jacobs/Christie's International Real Estate) Oscar winner Cate Blanchett and her ...

13 Books You'll Want to Read Before They Hit the Big Screen

Off The Shelf | Posted 08.07.2015 | Books
Off The Shelf

In classic Hollywood style, everything old is new again. They say the book is always better than the movie, but I'm of the mind that nothing's better than experiencing your favorite stories first on the page and again on the big screen.

Great Conversations: Billy Bob Thornton

Alex Simon | Posted 07.24.2016 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

I sat down with Oscar-winning screenwriter, actor, director and musician Billy Bob Thornton for Venice Magazine in October of 2001. He had a slate of very diverse projects he was promoting.

The Top 10 Best Celebrity Baby Names of 2015 (so far)

Mallory Moss | Posted 05.27.2016 | Entertainment
Mallory Moss

Well, it's nearly six months into the new year and we already have seen some wonderful (and less than wonderful) baby names from top celebrities world-wide. Below, Mallory Moss, co-founder of BabyNames.com, lists the most recent contenders for best baby names of 2015.

Todd Haynes at Cannes: New Film 'Carol' Stuns With Elegance

Karin Badt | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Carol, the story of a love affair between a young pretty shop clerk (Rooney Mara) and a wealthy unhappy housewife (Cate Blanchett), set in 1950s New York City, stuns with its sensuousness, reminding one of the Hollywood cinema of old, where the camera takes time with lingering shots on characters, turning them into stars.

Will Female and Gay Narratives Ever Be 'Normal' in Mainstream Film?

Molly Fosco | Posted 05.18.2016 | Queer Voices
Molly Fosco

There have been a number of actresses who've played extremely strong, tough characters in recent years -- Meryl Streep and Reese Witherspoon to name a few -- which have been very well received and widely accepted by audiences. But the gay love story still presents a set of new challenges entirely.

Cate Blanchett: I Haven't Had Sexual Relationships With Women, But 'Who Cares?'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Cate Blanchett has never had a sexual relationship with a woman, but why should anyone care either way? Last week, Blanchett, 46, made headlines a...