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Ellen Burstyn

De Palma: The Director's Director Still Horrifies

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.11.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Directors Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow pay tribute to Brian De Palma in the best way possible in the documentary, De Palma, by showing his work. Wit...

WATCH LIVE: Actress Ellen Burstyn Discusses Netflix Hit 'House Of Cards'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.11.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Actress Ellen Burstyn joins HuffPost Live to discuss her gripping role in the highly praised fourth season of "House Of Cards."...

12 Times That Oscar Got Best Actress Wrong

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.14.2017 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Let's face it, in its 88 years, there are instances where actors were awarded Oscars not because they were truly the category's strongest, but because they were the most popular, the most sentimental, played the studio politics game with the most savvy, etc. All wrong reasons.

'The Age of Adaline' - A Career Best Performance By Blake Lively

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 05.04.2016 | Teen

This remarkable film tells a tale of a young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, who is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled for.

Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar': Here to Go

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.09.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Last year we had Gravity, a chamber music concert compared to this year's grand oratorio, Interstellar. As we all know, our planet is going to seed, o...

Oscar Winner Ellen Burstyn Opens Up About Her Husband's Schizophrenia

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 09.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The '70s were an undoubtedly fruitful decade for actress Ellen Burstyn, filled with critical accolades and Oscar nominations (and a win for "Alice Doe...

Ellen Burstyn Recalls The Physically Grueling Filming Of 'The Exorcist'

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 09.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Ellen Burstyn has starred in many iconic movies during her long career, but one of her most physically demanding roles was Chris McNeil in 'The Exorci...

Ellen Burstyn Reveals All She Legally Can About 'Interstellar'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment

If you've taken up the search for juicy plotlines from Christopher Nolan's much-anticipated film "Interstellar," you're probably going to be out of lu...

Meet Your New Favorite Lesbian Aunt In Amy Poehler's Pilot

Posted 02.28.2014 | TV

The cast of Amy Poehler's comedy pilot "Old Soul" keeps getting better and better. The NBC pilot is set to star Natasha Lyonne of "Orange Is the Ne...

Youyoung Lee

Everything You Need To Know About Lifetime's 'Flowers In The Attic' Premiere (SPOILERS) | Youyoung Lee | Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

Ask any girl in her thirties, and she'll likely have an inexplicable soft spot for "Flowers in the Attic," that chilling V.C. Andrews novel passed aro...

The New 'Flowers In The Attic' Trailer Is All Kinds Of Crazy Good

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Lifetime has cranked up the crazy in the new trailer for their upcoming version of "Flowers in the Attic." V.C. Andrews' original dark, terrifying ...

Moviegoers Reflect On The Terror Of 'The Exorcist'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.27.2013 | Entertainment

On Thursday, we celebrated 40 terrifying years of "The Exorcist." The iconic horror movie opened on Dec. 26, 1973, frightening legions of moviegoers ...

'The Exorcist' Is Still Terrifying 40 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

"What an excellent day for an exorcism." Forty years ago, the movie that is often still hailed as the scariest of all time hit theaters. "The Exorcist...

First Look At Lifetime's 'Flowers In The Attic'

Posted 11.14.2013 | TV

Lifetime's "Flowers In The Attic" has a spooky new trailer. The hyped adaptation of V.C. Andrews' classic novel will premiere on Lifetime on Januar...

Blake Lively Replaces Katherine Heigl In New Film

Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment

Blake Lively is set to return to the big screen alongside Ellen Burstyn in the long-gestating movie "The Age of Adaline." confirms th...


Posted 09.22.2013 | TV

Ellen Burstyn was honored at the Emmys for her work on "Political Animals." Burstyn took home the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries/Mo...

'Mad Men' Star Joins Lifetime's 'Flowers In The Attic'

Posted 08.15.2013 | TV

Sally Draper is all grown up! HuffPost TV has confirmed that Kiernan Shipka and Mason Dye have been cast in Lifetime's TV movie adaptation of "Flowers...

Heather Graham Will Star In 'Flowers In The Attic'

Posted 07.23.2013 | TV

Lifetime has ordered a TV movie adaptation of V.C. Andrews' "Flowers in the Attic," which will star Heather Graham and Ellen Burstyn, The Wrap reports...

Laurie Metcalf Breaks Down at Other Place; Revival No Picnic

Michael Giltz | Posted 03.19.2013 | Arts
Michael Giltz

Sometimes the stock of a playwright falls for a very good reason. Such is the case with William Inge, a wildly successful artist in the 1950s whose work quickly seemed dated and fell strongly out of favor.

Ellen Burstyn Never Met A Muumuu She Didn't Like

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 12.06.2012 | Style

Or a kimono for that matter.

'Coma' Finale: Susan Trapped In The Jefferson Institute

Posted 09.05.2012 | TV

Susan Wheeler nearly joined the comatose "patients" at the Jefferson Institute on the finale of the two-part "Coma" event. She was simply getting too ...

EXCLUSIVE: Sneak Peek At A&E's 'Coma'

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 08.23.2012 | TV

A&E's "Coma" (Mon., Sept. 3 and Tues., Sept. 4 at 9 p.m. ET) is a modern-day retelling of Robin Cook's bestselling novel, a true thriller that fans mi...

'Political Animals': Grandma Margaret Gets High

Posted 08.13.2012 | TV

While the tension was rising for some members of the Hammond-Barrish family, there was a much lighter mood back at the house between Anne and her deli...

'Political Animals' Is A Frothy Beast

Denette Wilford | Posted 09.15.2012 | TV
Denette Wilford

If you like your summer entertainment to be a little "West Wing" with a dash of "Dallas" and a really bad "SYTYCD" audition thrown in, then the six-part miniseries (That's all? Boo!) is the perfect way to wind down the hot months.

Kirstie Alley And 18 Other Celebs Reveal What They Wish They Knew Growing Up

Posted 07.30.2012 | Fifty

Since its launch, Huff/Post50 has been interviewing artists, actors and writers. At the end of each conversation, we asked them what is one thing they...