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Live From Toronto Film Festival: Tuesday, Sept. 11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's easy to mock the feelings it evokes, but that's a shallow reading of a much deeper film. Cloud Atlas is one of the best films I've seen this year and one of the most satisfying.

Violin Porn: 'A Late Quartet' Reveals Story Of Musicians' Messy Lives

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.12.2012 | Arts

A film about the ins and outs of a New York City quartet may sound less than enticing (the drones of deceased Baroque composers come to mind), but add...

Jane Fonda: At 74, a Hippie for the First Time

Kristin McCracken | Posted 08.11.2012 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Decked out in cascading silver locks and tie-dye, the ever-evolving Jane Fonda stars with Catherine Keener in Bruce Beresford's Woodstock-set Peace, Love and Misunderstanding.

Fonda's Summer Hit Opens: Peace, Love & Misunderstanding

Linda Hassler | Posted 08.07.2012 | Entertainment
Linda Hassler

If you're ready for a raucous ride on the innocent side of wild, see Academy Award winner Jane Fonda strut like the many fancy chickens she keeps in Peace, Love & Misunderstanding, opening in limited release this Friday.

Movie review: Peace, Love & Misunderstanding

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.07.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's spoof that works and there's caricature that depends on stereotype -- and Bruce Beresford's Peace, Love & Misunderstanding is witless caricature.

Jane Fonda And Catherine Keener On "Peace, Love & Misunderstanding"

Laura Rowley | Posted 08.05.2012 | Fifty
Laura Rowley

In the film "Peace, Love and Misunderstanding," Jane Fonda plays Grace, a hippie mom to Catherine Keener's Diane, an uptight lawyer who has been estranged from her mother for two decades. When Diane's marriage fails, she shows up on Grace's doorstep in Woodstock with her two teens in tow.

OFF-HOLLYWOOD: The Five Best Indie Movies To See This Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

Even during summer months it's possible for discerning moviegoers to find adult fare if they're just willing to seek it out. Here are my picks for June.

HBO Developing Catherine Keener Comedy

Posted 05.22.2012 | TV

Catherine Keener is teaming with Charlie Kaufman for a new HBO series. According to, the new half-hour show will follow one day in a woma...

Jane Fonda's 'Peace, Love & Misunderstanding': It's A Movie, It's Her Life, It's A Beautiful Thing

Liz Smith | Posted 07.09.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

Jane told me, in a lively phone conversation last week: "If you cannot come to forgive your parents, accept them as human beings, how can you accept yourself and go forward in life? How can you truly be free? It's nice too, if your parents forgive you, as well. But they have had their journey, the focus should be yours."

Kate Winslet Joins Wild New Film

Posted 03.27.2012 | Entertainment

Kate Winslet and Catherine Keener have joined the cast of Charlie Kaufman's next film, "Frank or Francis," New York magazine's Vulture blog reports. ...

Remembering Adrienne Shelly

Andy Ostroy | Posted 01.01.2012 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

On this day we celebrate Adrienne's life, her accomplishments and the legacy she's left behind. It is in her honor that I started the Adrienne Shelly Foundation with a singular mission: to support women filmmakers.

Monster In A Box: David Schwimmer's New Psychological Thriller

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 05.28.2011 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

For 10 years, David Schwimmer made you chuckle as earnest, feckless Ross on Friends. But in his second outing as a film director, Trust, he will infu...

HuffPost Review: Trust

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.28.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

David Schwimmer's Trust is a thought-provoking film that manages to incorporate horrifying information without feeling like an after-school special.

Ten Minutes with David Schwimmer

Fabio Periera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Fabio Periera

With mobile phones, computers and the Internet, the opportunities for a young person to reach out and connect to another person seem endless. So too, ...

Kyle McLaughlin, Catherine Keener Attend 'Mao's Last Dancer' Screening (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Before it makes its American debut, Mao's Last Dancer was screened in front of a star-studded audience at the Crosby Street Hotel. Film stars Kyle Mc...

Cyrus (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

If any movie can put you to sleep, this is the one. It is billed as a comedy but, believe me, it is dead weight from beginning to end. I saw the fil...

HuffPost Review: Please Give

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Should scavengers feel guilt? Obviously they don't in nature - that whole circle of life thing. But the modern jackals and vultures - culture vulture...

"Please Give" Premiere at the TriBeCa Film Festival

Liz Glover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Liz Glover

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Interview: Director Tom DiCillo opens the Doors in Strange

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

He's got critical acclaim, film-festival cred and a reputation as a smart, funny writer-director of offbeat comedies and dramas that skewer contempora...

Movie review: Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The plot concerns an impending war between Zeus and his brother, Poseidon. Zeus' lightning bolt has been stolen and he blames Poseidon's human offspring. If it isn't returned, by thunder ...

Live from Sundance Film Festival 2010: Day 3

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I happened to catch three films in a row on Saturday at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival that all dealt with issues of family, particularly the idea of creating a family from people to whom you aren't necessarily related.

Movie Review: Where the Wild Things Are

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I don't want to know how Spike Jonze made Where the Wild Things Are. I'd rather simply simmer in the joy of having watched it unfold before my eyes.

Wild Things Is Where the Entertainment Isn't

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Where the Wild Things Are sounds like a fun film for the kids and an emotional one for adults, but it isn't. The film is much too scary for younger children and much too boring for older ones.

The Soloist Premiere: Foxx, Downey, Halle Berry & More (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The long-awaited "The Soloist" had its premiere in Los Angeles on Monday night. The love was rampant among costars Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr, Cathe...

Newspaper Death Rattle: Movies Don't Tell the Half of It

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Much has been made of the fact that, within two weeks, we have two movies that deal with the crisis in newspapers that is threatening contemporary journalism as we know it.