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The Tracks of Men's Tears

Michael Kimmel | Posted 04.29.2015 | Women
Michael Kimmel

Modern masculinity is measured not by a stoicism that makes us resemble an inanimate object (a rock, a pillar) but by a capacity for feeling, a capacity to be moved -- even moved to tears. It may once have been true that, as the Cure sang, "Boys don't cry." But not anymore. Today, real men cry.

Live from Sundance: Monday, Jan. 26

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.29.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Craig Zobel's Z for Zachariah is a post -apocalyptic love triangle that is haunting and lovely -- a distinct change of pace from Zobel's last film, the chillingly neon-lit Compliance.

Sasha Bronner

'Z For Zachariah' Is Like 'Hunger Games' For Older Siblings

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment

The classic scenario goes something like, If we were the last two people on earth… In “Z for Zachariah,” based on the book by the same name, ...

Bully for Ancestry: How I Went From Glitz to the Gulags and Grew

Greg Archer | Posted 05.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Archer

I remember when it first happened. Several years ago, I was sitting across from John Travolta at a round table press interview for a film the actor ...

Billy Magnussen Goes 'Into The Woods' and Comes Out a Star

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment
Chuck Mirarchi

Like the movie, you don't always get what you want and you don't always want what you get, but we're all the better for the occurrences that brought Billy to the project.

Star Trek's Troubling 50th Anniversary

William Bradley | Posted 01.17.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

There was some heartening news over the holidays for those of us who are longtime Star Trek fans. And there was some alarming news, none of which has been mitigated since.

'Into the Woods' and the Dumbing Down of the Movie Musical

David Toussaint | Posted 03.02.2015 | Arts
David Toussaint

As much as I love Meryl, I'm never going to buy her records, and I haven't been this uncomfortable watching her in a film since, what do you know, Mama Mia! If we're living in any sort of movie musical cinema revival, it's time to start asking ourselves what we sacrificed to get there.

Into the Woods, Without Delay!

Lev Raphael | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

I've been in love with Into the Woods for years. I've seen it performed several times, watched the DVD of the original Broadway production many times, and lost count of how often I've listened to the original cast album.

Movie Review: Into the Woods -- We All Die. The End.

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.25.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods arrives on the big screen 27 years after it opened on Broadway -- and with the same second-act problems that have plagued it through the years.

Here's Your First Glimpse Of Meryl Streep Singing In 'Into The Woods'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.26.2014 | Entertainment

Here is a clip of Meryl Streep playing a witch and singing a Stephen Sondheim ballad. We don't need to say much else, but if you must know, it's the f...

'Horrible Bosses 2 'Trailer Previews The Worst Movie Kidnapping

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment

Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis and Jason Bateman are back for more crimes gone wrong in "Horrible Bosses 2." In the second trailer, the guys are out for ...

Thinking About Theater and Ode to Joy

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.20.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

For a change of pace, today I'm offering you a series of random theater-related thoughts. None of which could take up a post on its own, but together they seem worthy.

'Star Trek' Actor Chris Pine Pleads Guilty To Drunken Driving

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 03.17.2014 | Celebrity

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Hollywood actor Chris Pine, known for playing Captain Kirk in the "Star Trek" movies, pleaded guilty Monday in a New ...

'Star Trek' Actor Charged With Drunken Driving

AP | Posted 03.12.2014 | Celebrity

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Hollywood actor Chris Pine, known for playing Captain Kirk in the "Star Trek" movies, has been charged with drunken d...

Zaki's Review: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Zaki Hasan | Posted 03.26.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

While Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is the latest manifestation of Hollywood's current vogue of restarting storied franchises from the ground up, the prev...

Jack Ryan Reboot Points Up Problems of Franchise Management

William Bradley | Posted 01.21.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

While Paramount says the next movie will be released in 50th anniversary year 2016, it still has no director attached and no release date. But why worry after seeing how well the Jack Ryan franchise is being handled?

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Has a Perfect Leading Man in Chris Pine

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 03.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

In Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Chris Pine is the fourth actor to take on the role of Jack Ryan. He follows in the footsteps of Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben Affleck. In many ways the best has been saved for last.

Chris Pine Can Really Sing

Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

Meryl Streep knew that Chris Pine could sing, and she wasn't afraid to tell everyone. She was on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Wednesday night, where she spille...

Chris Pine: Russia's Anti-Gay Law Is 'Extraordinary And Awful'

AP | RYAN PEARSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Chris Pine says the U.S. should have done more in the run-up to the Sochi Olympics to protest Russia's anti-gay legisla...

Mike Ryan

Is Chris Pine The 'Perfect Casting' For Jack Ryan?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The last Jack Ryan movie was released in theaters back in 2002, with Ben Affleck's starring role in "The Sum of All Fears" -- a film that made a lot m...

Chris Pine Says Working With Lindsay Lohan Was A 'Cyclone Of Insanity'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

Nearly a decade ago, Chris Pine was a virtually unknown actor who landed the role of Lindsay Lohan's love interest in the undeniable flop, "Just My Lu...

Large Appliance Attacks on Directors: Michael Bay Just the Latest

Dan Mirvish | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

Though rare, the incident is far from the only case of large appliances being used to attack film directors.

First Trailer For New Jack Ryan Movie Debuts

Posted 10.03.2013 | Entertainment

While "Mission: Impossible 5" still a ways off, Paramount may have the next best thing lined up for this holiday season in "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,...

Anna Kendrick And Chris Pine Take Us 'Into The Woods'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.26.2013 | Entertainment

Our first glimpse of the all-star adaptation of "Into the Woods" features Anna Kendrick, Emily Blunt and Chris Pine decked out in full-on fairy-tale g...

Who Should Play Robin Opposite Ben Affleck's Batman?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.30.2013 | Entertainment

The news of Ben Affleck portraying Batman sparked more heated reactions than any casting decision in recent memory. Which raises the question: What wi...