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The Off-Topic Interview: Paul Giamatti

Steven Shehori | Posted 10.14.2012 | Entertainment
Steven Shehori

Golden Globe and Emmy winner Paul Giamatti has been dubbed "The World's Best Character Actor" by Time Magazine. I recently caught up with Paul to discuss his preparation for the role he plays in the upcoming film Cospomolis.

Movie Review: Cosmopolis

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.13.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

As one would expect from Cronenberg, there are sudden moments of shocking violence to go with the moments of unsexy sex. None of it will distract you from the fact that this limo, like the whole enterprise titled Cosmopolis, is going nowhere.

Beyond the White Cube, Paris Part II: Laurent Grasso's Strange and Wonderful World

Yasmine Mohseni | Posted 09.04.2012 | Arts
Yasmine Mohseni

As you wind your way through a labyrinth of dark hallways, works of art pop up into your peripheral vision, neon sculptures punctuate the space and haunting voices narrate enigmatic short films revealing strange stone monsters and anxious views from a stone fort. Welcome to Laurent Grasso's bizarre and wonderful universe.

Patton Oswalt's Relationship With Lucasfilm

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 06.19.2012 | Entertainment

Patton Oswalt is one of the most interesting actors working today. So interesting, in fact, that I jumped at the chance to interview Oswalt for his bl...

The Day I Finally Understood David Cronenberg

Andrew Fish | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment
Andrew Fish

However much I'd thought it would be neat to delve into mysticism and spirituality with David Cronenberg, it was just as enlightening to hear how he lives without them.

David Cronenberg and Son Brandon at Cannes (With Don DeLillo)

Karin Badt | Posted 07.30.2012 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

David Cronenberg's new film Cosmopolis depicts a world so skewed by capitalism that rats are about to become the unit of currency. The shots are masterful. But what makes the film brilliant is the startling dialogue from Don DeLillo's novel.

Kerouac in Cannes: A Road Not Taken

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.26.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

I am pleased that the reports from Cannes about the On the Road, Walter Salles' film are mainly favorable, although I have taken note that some say there is no inner world for the characters, that the film has no discernable plot, that it is overlong.

Cannes: The Home Edition

John Lopez | Posted 07.17.2012 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

Behold: the cerulean sparkle of the Cote d'Azur, the endless waft of chain-smoked Gitanes over the Croisette, the private yachts. Cannes. And its megaton line-up has arched the eyebrow of even the most indifferent cineastes this year.

Nicki Gostin

Viggo Mortensen Talks 'A Dangerous Method'

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicki Gostin | Posted 01.12.2012 | Celebrity

When you think of Sigmund Freud, you immediately think of hunky actor Viggo Mortensen, right? Well, that's whom director David Cronenberg wanted for h...

David Cronenberg's Movies WIll Be A Giant Augmented Reality Game

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 01.06.2012 | Home

David Cronenberg's movies will be transformed into an augmented reality game, according to Cinema Blend. The Toronto International Film Festival is...

Keira Knightley Talks Sexual Exploration

Posted 02.14.2012 | Entertainment

Yes, that is Keira Knightley. And yes, that's Viggo Mortensen. The Oscar-nominated actors go early 20th century in "A Dangerous Method," fully inha...

Ralph Fiennes likes contradictions in Coriolanus

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.07.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Ralph Fiennes heard his first Shakespeare as a child, initially on phonograph records, then in films. "I saw (Sir Laurence) Olivier's Henry V in a sm...

Notes From Under the Red Carpet at the Gotham Awards

Erica Abeel | Posted 01.30.2012 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Loosey-goosey and festive, the event not only kicks off awards season -- its awards are often a bellwether for bigger trophies down the pike come Oscar night.

Movie review: A Dangerous Method

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

David Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method is about the talking cure - specifically, the kind of talk therapy pioneered by Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung at t...

'A Dangerous Method': Should We Care If She Was His Mistress?

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 01.24.2012 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

In spite of all of her accomplishments, Sabrina Spielrein will now mostly known as the patient who slept with Carl Jung.

Gazelle Emami

David Cronenberg And Michael Fassbender On The Film Originally Meant For Julia Roberts

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 11.24.2011 | Home

"A Dangerous Method" has been in the works for 14 years. But the film, directed by David Cronenberg and starring Michael Fassbender, began as somethin...

Meet The Horror Movie Godfather

Moviefone | Posted 12.19.2011 | Fifty

Horror fans are a passionate and loyal fanbase. They know their movie history and they love to champion new voices who breathe life into the thrilling...

Republicans Channel Their Inner David Cronenberg

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Republicans have shown they don't care if they're hypocrites. Or if they lie. Or about apologizing when they do. Instead, they double-down and tell you it wasn't meant to be a factual statement.

The Best Moments From The New Yorker Festival With Arrested Development, Jonathan Franzen, Steve Martin And More

Posted 12.03.2011 | Home

The New Yorker put cultural figures from across the spectrum in the hot seat this past weekend for their whirlwind festival, playing to intimate crowd...

Media of the Month

Glen Helfand | Posted 12.02.2011 | Arts
Glen Helfand

As our intake of media becomes increasingly isolated -- downloaded rather than through interpersonal exchange -- there is equally a sense that we can create rituals that bring people together to share interests and ideas.

Toronto Diary: Keira, Viggo and Newcomer Dee Rees

Erica Abeel | Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Attending a film festival is not ALL about sleep deprivation, caffeine, standing on endless lines in germ-y spaces, and brainstorming to avoid cliches in reviews. There's also a raft of parties clamoring for my presence.

WATCH: Top Euro Films Snub Hollywood At Venice Film Fest

Posted 11.01.2011 | Arts

The European film industry, often a minor competitor against the Hollywood machine, appears to be gathering steam with a new crop of films premiering ...

New Yorker Festival Lineup Announced

Posted 10.25.2011 | Home

The New Yorker Festival has returned for its 12th year, and they've wrangled quite a lineup for this year's meeting of the minds. From the New Yor...

Trifecta Interview: Michael Cuesta Directs Ron Eldard and Jill Hennessy in The Roadie: Queens, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 07.16.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

The adage, "You can't go home again," isn't completely true. You can go home again, but it's going to involve serious heartbreak, a coke binge, multiple altercations, confronting uncomfortable truths and your own mother slapping your just-punched face.

HuffPost Review: Rubber

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.29.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's no reason to go on at much length about Rubber, a new film by Quentin Dupieux. This is the kind of oddball entry that's popular at film festi...