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Movie Review: Alex of Venice -- Mopey

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The directing debut of actor Chris Messina, Alex of Venice is as notable for what it doesn't do as for what it does. This is the story of a married parent suddenly forced to realign priorities when their spouse walks out. Think Kramer vs. Kramer - and then make the central character a woman instead of a man.

Chris Messina Heads for Venice

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

His acting career is percolating nicely -- featured role on a hit sitcom, parts in Oscar-winning films such as Argo and respected series such as The Newsroom -- but Chris Messina couldn't pass up the opportunity to direct a film of his own.

Chris Messina Thinks Mindy Kaling Has 'Incredible Balls'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.01.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Chris Messina confirmed to HuffPost Live on Wednesday what we all already knew: Mindy Kaling is a badass. During a conversation with Messina about ...

The Keepsake Chris Messina Has Framed On His Wall

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 05.05.2015 | Entertainment

Chris Messina may be an accomplished actor, but he still gets excited when the time comes to audition for famous directors. Messina, whose director...

HBO's Media-Focused Drama The Newsroom Returns for a Riveting Final Season

Ed Martin | Posted 01.07.2015 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Sorkin has the advantage of viewing reality in the rear-view mirror as he writes this show, so let me indulge in similar hindsight conclusion-making.

Here Are The GIFs Of Danny Stripping On 'The Mindy Project' That You Want To See Today

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 09.18.2014 | Entertainment

Whoa Nelly! "The Mindy Project" returned for its third season on Tuesday night, and it seems that Mindy Kaling heard fans' big wish: More Chris Messin...

Adam Pally: The Bro You Need to Know

Greg Archer | Posted 11.15.2014 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Here, on the eve of the season three premiere of The Mindy Project, the actor opens up about comedy, the secret to being part of a winning ensemble and other quirky anomalies.

My Week With Mindy: 20 Lessons Learned From Dr. Lahiri

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 11.15.2014 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

I love The Mindy Project -- the characters, the writing, the performances. I love this show so much, in fact, that my friends have started calling me Bindy (AKA "Boy Mindy").

8 TV Stars You Forgot Starred On 'Six Feet Under' First

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 08.21.2014 | Entertainment

When "Six Feet Under" ended just shy of a decade ago, fans said their reluctant goodbyes to some of the most well-written and well-acted characters in...

We Found The Most Heartbreaking Video Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 08.01.2014 | Entertainment

As if Sam Smith's voice doesn't get you all choked up to begin with, your tear ducts won't stand a chance watching his emotional video for "I'm Not Th...

Leigh Weingus

'The Mindy Project' Is Far Smarter Than You Give It Credit For | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.10.2014 | TV

Last Tuesday night at 10 p.m., I was having a lot of feelings. I had just finished watching the final episode of Season 2 of "The Mindy Project," and ...

Christopher Rosen

Why Ben Affleck Told Chris Messina He Was 'F--king Nuts' | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Chris Messina is more than just Danny Castellano and that actor from all the movies (almost literally all of them). He's a director now, too: The 39-y...

Chris Messina On What Wouldn't Be An Issue If Mindy Was A Man

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.21.2014 | Women

If you didn't think Chris Messina was the most adorable guy on the planet before, you probably will now. The "Mindy Project" actor joined HuffPost ...

Mary Elizabeth Winstead Excited To Not Just Play 'The Sexy Girl'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.19.2014 | Entertainment

Mary Elizabeth Winstead has starred in such movies as "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" and "Live Free Or Die Hard," but she cites her role in "Alex of Ve...

Christopher Rosen

The 29 Must-See Movies At This Year's Tribeca Film Festival | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.17.2014 | Entertainment

From April 16 through April 27, some of Hollywood's biggest stars will make their way to New York for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. This year's line...

Sasha Bronner

Who The Hell Would Beat Up Danny Castellano? | Sasha Bronner | Posted 06.23.2014 | TV

After months of waiting to find out what will transpire in our favorite sitcom relationship (Dr. Mindy Lahiri and Dr. Danny Castellano), the day has a...

Sasha Bronner

Mindy Kaling: 'Nobody Doesn't Like To Kiss' | Sasha Bronner | Posted 06.23.2014 | TV

"The Mindy Project" is about to come back on the air and fans are dying to know what will happen between Mindy Lahiri and Danny Castellano after their...

The Best Tribeca Lineup In Years

Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment

Organizers for the Tribeca Film Festival announced the 2014 lineup of Spotlight, Midnight, Storyscapes and special screenings on Thursday, revealing n...

Inventor Of Hashtag Leaves Google For Art | Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts

If it weren't for Chris Messina, #FirstWorldProblems wouldn't exist. Since creating hashtags back in 2007 as way of grouping online conversations, he'...

Chris Messina Says He Botched On 'The Newsroom' Season 2 Finale

Posted 06.12.2013 | TV

Chris Messina dropped by "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and talked about how he may have taken on more than he could handle a little while back. While still film...

Chris Messina's Wife Found A Very Unflattering Photo Of Him Online

Posted 04.19.2013 | Celebrity

The ubiquitous Chris Messina went on "Conan" last night (April 18) for a routine interview that somehow managed to make the host, who celebrated his b...

Will They Or Won't They?

Posted 04.09.2013 | TV

Though he's most recently known for his role as the grumpy-but-kind doctor Danny Castellano on Mindy Kaling's "The Mindy Project," Chris Messina's fac...

Just What the Doctor Prescribed

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 06.06.2013 | TV
Lisa Steinberg

Tuesday nights you need to write yourself a prescription for hit FOX show The Mindy Project. Make sure you follow doctor's orders because this prescri...

Are Mindy And Danny The New Liz And Jack?

Lori Fradkin | Posted 04.08.2013 | Women
Lori Fradkin

Everyone seems to think Mindy and Danny will end up together. I'm not convinced.

Mighty Movie Podcast:Tom O'Brien on Fairhaven

Dan Persons | Posted 03.20.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

For all the partying, drinking, and strip-club-going that the tale encompasses, Fairhaven is a surprisingly delicate character study and a satisfying trip into the world of some engaging humans.