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Director Atom Egoyan on his Film, Remember, and Working with Christopher Plummer

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 04.07.2016 | Entertainment
Elysabeth Alfano

Academy Award nominated director, Atom Egoyan, joined me for the the most recent episode of The Dinner Party with Elysabeth Alfano. His film, Remember, is out this Friday nationally.

Atom Egoyan Brings Us Inside His New Film, Remember

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 03.16.2016 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

The Holocaust film Remember is set in the present. The thriller contains no flashbacks. It takes place entirely in North America. And yet Remember is ...

Remember

Dwight Brown | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

There must be a day of reckoning and it can't be left up to fate. That's the premise of this extremely inventive geriatric revenge movie, which is the brainchild of casting director turned screenwriter Benjamin August.

Christopher Plummer in Remember: The Uses of Dementia

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.05.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In Atom Egoyan's new feature, Remember, Christopher Plummer, more commonly seen as a German--think The Sound of Music--plays a Jew, a survivor of Ausc...

Woodstock Film Festival Turns Sweet 16

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 10.12.2015 | Arts
Andrea R. Vaucher

In my absence, singer/songwriter (and ex-music critic) Charles Lyonhart covered this year's Woodstock Film Festival. Here's his report: The Woodstoc...

Black Artists Makes Waves at 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.21.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

The Toronto International Film Festival has aged gracefully into its 40th year anniversary. Black directors, actors and writers have enhanced the celebratory occasion with fine performances and artistic contributions in indie films, big budget movies and life-affirming documentaries.

Turner Classic Film Festival Celebrates All Aspects of Hollywood History

Jim Hill | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So what's McGillicuddy's favorite offering at this year's festival? Genevieve honestly found it hard to choose between two screen legends who'd agreed to make special appearances at TCFF 2015.

ReThink Review: Danny Collins -- A Beatle's Letter, A Better Life

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.20.2015 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Danny Collins isn't just about showbiz. It's about family, regret, second chances, friendship, inspiration, perseverance, and artistic integrity in a film where all of the actors give some of their best performances I've seen in years.

Movie Review: Theory of Everything and Others

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.07.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Eddie Redmayne stars as Stephen Hawking, from his days as a Cambridge grad student in physics to his breakthrough years as a faculty physicist. It also deals with his marriage to Jane (Felicity Jones), who weds him even though he's been given a death-sentence diagnosis of ALS.

An Exhilarating and Profound Modern Fable: Hector and the Search for Happiness

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 11.09.2014 | Entertainment
Dr. Reese Halter

Hector is smothered by a stable job and bathed in general unhappiness. Then one afternoon, Hector decides that he wants to discover the meaning of happiness, and tells his girlfriend that he must set forth immediately on his research quest.

Simon Pegg's Search for Happiness Leads to East Hampton

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.28.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Introducing Simon Pegg at the East Hampton Cinema last night, at a special screening of his new movie, Hector and the Search for Happiness, Gwyneth Pa...

Christopher Plummer at the Ahmanson Theatre

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

photo by Craig Schwartz Who knew that Christopher Plummer could do brilliant standup comedy? One could be confident that the 84-year old lion of s...

Aisle View: McKellen and Stewart Play Beckett and Pinter

Steven Suskin | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

The authors mix bleak despair with comic patter, making the plays catnip for a certain caliber of star actor. Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart have joined together to offer the two plays.

Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight: Rumble in the High Court

Andrew Fish | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment
Andrew Fish

Though I'm a bit embarrassed to admit I had never heard of Clay V. United States, I suspect I'm one of the millions-strong target audience that Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight is aiming to educate.

12 Celebrities Stil Going Strong In Their 80s

Posted 02.11.2014 | Fifty

Proving that 80 is young in today's world, at least a dozen famous celebrities have continued to accomplish great things well into their ninth decade ...

HBO Films Shine in Cannes

Annette Insdorf | Posted 07.26.2013 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

Now that the Cannes Film Festival is drawing to a close, it's clear that HBO has grown into a major film-making force beyond the small screen.

Stephen Frears Presents "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight" at Cannes

Karin Badt | Posted 07.23.2013 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

I admit I only went to see the HBO movie Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight here at Cannes as a chance to speak afterwards to director Stephen Frears, who ...

WATCH: The Most Heartwarming Golden Globes Speeches

Posted 01.14.2013 | Weddings

If there is one rule for acceptance speeches at awards shows, it's this: Thank your spouse! After winning the award for Best Actor in a Comedy or M...

Dick Van Dyke: 'I Married Somebody Half My Age And Everybody Thought I Was Crazy'

Pat Gallagher | Posted 03.13.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

I married somebody half my age and everybody thought I was crazy, but she is just an absolute angel ... and the age difference hasn't been a problem at all. Emotionally I'm about 13. She's very, very wise for her age so I'm just having the time of my life.

Mighty Movie's Temple of Bad: Starcrash

Dan Persons | Posted 01.30.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Italy has brought us so many wonderful things: Fellini; lasagna; Silvio Berlusconi (that last is debatable). But among the many marvels borne of those shores, truly the most wondrous has to be the knock-off film.

The Tonys and Other Theater Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

When they get their statues and say how much they love being part of the theater community, believe them. The love is real, the people genuinely grounded by the work.

Why Divorce Is Better After 50

Andrea Vacca | Posted 08.06.2012 | Divorce
Andrea Vacca

The phenomenon of couples divorcing after the age of 50 has grown exponentially in the past two decades.

Oscars and the War Against the Aging

Warren Adler | Posted 05.01.2012 | Media
Warren Adler

For us decrepit folks over 55, the age of AARP eligibility, we have endured the long reign of movies pointed primarily to kiddies, teenagers, and dating couples and a starvation diet of films addressed to mature audiences.

Complete List Of Oscar Winners

Posted 11.19.2012 | Entertainment

At this year's Oscars, Jean Dujardin and Meryl Streep certainly weren't the only winners. Check out the list below for the winners in the order they w...

Christopher Plummer Wins Best Supporting Actor

Posted 04.27.2012 | Entertainment

After over five decades in film, actor Christopher Plummer can finally call himself an Oscar winner. The 82-year-old star won Best Supporting Actor at...