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If Walls Could Talk at the Chelsea Hotel

J. Michael Welton | Posted 11.05.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Those days are pretty much done with now. The hotel changed hands a few years back and has been closed for renovations. It's transitioning away from a residential hotel, toward a more traditional role for overnight guests.

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.


Marcia Liss | Posted 05.14.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Zoë Kravitz Kills it on Film and Stage

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.07.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Zoë Kravitz has been fortunate to be in many film franchises from X-Men to Divergent and the upcoming Mad Max reboot.

How Practice Perfects Us: Ethan Hawke and Seymour Bernstein At Their Best

Adele Scheele | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Adele Scheele

Hawke's documentary film captures that intimate conversation in which Seymour Bernstein bares his soul and reveals his true passion -- to transform young, gifted pianists into fine interpreters of music.

Seymour: An Introduction

Hellin Kay | Posted 05.23.2015 | Arts
Hellin Kay

"Music is like God. It's intangible," proclaims Seymour Bernstein. I couldn't agree more. Anyone that has ever had the hair on their arms raised by ...

Ethan Hawke's Love Letter to Seymour Bernstein

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.14.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Seymour Bernstein at 88 is such a loveable man, and so talented an interpreter of classical music, it is easy to fall in love with him. But that's not why Ethan Hawke was so inspired at meeting him at a dinner party, so much that he knew he wanted to spend more time with Seymour documenting him.

Ludwig Scores Cymbeline

Lew Whittington | Posted 05.11.2015 | Arts
Lew Whittington

Bucks County native David Ludwig's is from an illustrious family of musicians (his grandfather was legendary pianist Rudolf Serkin), but he has been on his own musical trajectory as a composer.

"Citizenfour," Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Sally Fay | Posted 05.05.2015 | Entertainment
Sally Fay

I went to the 8:30 a.m. U.S. premiere of, "Bonobo,"a film co-written and directed by Matthew Hammett Knott. "Bonobo," was first released in the UK to great success, winning awards and was very well received.

It's Okay If You Didn't Like 'Boyhood', And Here Are Many Reasons Why

Bob Cesca | Posted 04.18.2015 | Entertainment
Bob Cesca

For several days now, I've been struggling to understand why I'm so out of the loop on this one. It's not because I don't like experimental films or Richard Linklater. I didn't like Boyhood because it wasted my time with mostly unlikable characters, generally bad storytelling, and a whole lot of nothing.

Julianne Moore's Year: Museum of the Moving Image's Tribute

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

That she will win the Oscar this year seems a given. And the career salute from the Museum of the Moving Image, is just the proverbial icing on the year's cake.

Find Time for This Time Travel Film: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of Predestination

Dan Persons | Posted 03.21.2015 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Despite a few narrative bumps -- including a not-all-that necessary b-plot about a mad bomber -- the film, directed by the twin Spierig Brothers, is handsomely mounted and nicely told. So what got the film shunted to the armpit of the release year?

2015 Oscar Nominations: What the Math Says

Ben Zauzmer | Posted 03.16.2015 | Entertainment
Ben Zauzmer

We've now had months of delightful Oscar speculation: Who's in? Who's out? Who will have the honor of walking the Red Carpet next month, and who will have to watch the Oscars from home?

New York Film Critics Circle at Tao Downtown: First Awards in the New Year

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.08.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The New York Film Critics Circle announce their film honors early, so you know just who you are going to see at their annual awards dinner: with Boyho...

The Best Films of 2014

Dwight Brown | Posted 02.16.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

It's not like Michael Keaton's career was kaput, but it seems like he raised himself from the dead with this invigorating performance. Mexican director/writer Alejandro González Iñárritu gave Keaton a plum role.

An "Alive" Andes Hero Gives Thanks, and Thoughts

Ximena Ortiz | Posted 01.25.2015 | World
Ximena Ortiz

Leading into the Thanksgiving season, something in the bareness of the trees and drop in temperature made me think of my cousin, Roberto Canessa, one of the two "Alive" survivors that climbed a 14,774-foot headwall to save himself, his friends and, he explained on the phone, his mother waiting in Uruguay.

Are Millenial Men Supposed to 'Man Up'?

Sari Eckler Cooper | Posted 12.15.2014 | Women
Sari Eckler Cooper

What defines a man as a man these days and how far have millennial men come as far as the variety of emotions they are allowed to express openly?

Joaquin Phoenix Won't Play Doctor Strange After All

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.02.2014 | Entertainment

Joaquin Phoenix seemed poised to portray Doctor Strange in Marvel's forthcoming stand-alone film, but reports the actor is no longer in t...

Erin Whitney

Ethan Hawke Begged Richard Linklater For A Part In His New Movie | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.02.2014 | Entertainment

"An Evening With Ethan Hawke" is an invitation as mysterious and elusive as they come. Does that entail eating filet mignon and chatting with the Osca...

Old School Heroics: Denzel Washington in The Equalizer and Ethan Hawke's Seymour: An Introduction at the New York Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Old School Heroics: Denzel Washington in The Equalizer and Ethan Hawke's Seymour: An Introduction at the New York Film Festival Ethan Hawke made it t...

These Celebrities Are Related?!

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 09.22.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Nepotism in Hollywood is nothing new, but with pseudonyms and ever-changing last names, the tangled webs of celebrity lineage isn't always visible. Lu...

Ethan Hawke Calls Robin Williams A 'Light For The World'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.12.2014 | Entertainment

Ethan Hawke's second major film, 1989's "Dead Poets Society," placed the young actor under the tutelage of Robin Williams. During a new interview with...

Popcorn Preview: Boyhood

Leslie Sisman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Boyhood (2014) Cast includes: Patricia Arquette (Medium), Ethan Hawke (Training Day), Ellar Coltrane (Fast Food Nation), Lorelei Linklater (Waking Lif...

Matthew Jacobs

'Boyhood' Gives Patricia Arquette Her Strongest Role In Years | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.17.2014 | Entertainment

Patricia Arquette stars in "Boyhood," one of the most ambitious projects to hit the big screen in years, and 2014's only film to date that's garnered ...

Erin Whitney

'Boyhood' Star Says Watching Film 'Gets Weirder Every Time' | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.18.2014 | Entertainment

Much of cinema strives to translate the essence of time as it passes in life, yet few films come close to what Richard Linklater has captured with "Bo...