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Eric Bogosian's Ultimate Master Class: 100Monologues.com

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 12.19.2016 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

Eric Bogosian grew up going to rock concerts. When he was around 17, he saw Jimi Hendrix perform at the intimate North Shore Music Tent in Beverly, Ma...

THE EVER-ZANY GOTHAM AWARDS

Erica Abeel | Posted 12.03.2016 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

The Oscar folks ought to take their cue from the Gotham Independent Awards, which kicked off awards season November 28. Whoever's in charge, and that...

Gotham Awards: Moonlight Shines

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.29.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Diversity was a serious theme at Monday's Gotham Awards, during a night of fun and celebration. Cipriani Wall Street was chockablock with film devotee...

Zaki's Review: The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.30.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Sometimes it feels like the only thing MGM has on offer is James Bond movies and remakes of revered movies from its voluminous back catalogue. From Ro...

The Magnificent Seven

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.23.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

In the original 1960s The Magnificent Seven, seven gunfighters assembled to help a Mexican peasant village fight off villains. That's the basic premis...

Let Ethan Hawke And Paul Giamatti Tell You About Sports And Soap Operas

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.23.2016 | Entertainment

Sports movies are almost always elaborate metaphors for overcoming adversity. The new baseball movie "The Phenom" is no different, but it strips some ...

Jimmy Fallon & Ethan Hawke's Country-Style 'FML' Songs Actually Make Sense

The Huffington Post | Hayley Cuccinello | Posted 06.08.2016 | Entertainment

Celebrities have achy-breaky hearts too. Ethan Hawke and Jimmy Fallon sang country songs inspired by sad (and hilarious) stories from FML, aka "F**k M...

Born to Be Blue

Dwight Brown | Posted 03.23.2017 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

"I did it my way..." No, Ethan Hawke doesn't sing those lyrics in this faux bio/film about jazz great Chet Baker. But judging by his thoroughly convincing performance and writer/director Robert Budreau's impressionistic screenplay and artsy direction, that was their mindset during this movie's production.

Play Life More Beautifully In The Age of Extinction

Carolyn Baker | Posted 03.18.2017 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Baker

One day I called my friend Andrew Harvey who told me that he couldn't talk at the moment because he was on his way to Maine to spend a week working on...

Emma Watson Can't Get The Devil Off Her Back In 'Regression' Clip

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.05.2016 | Entertainment

In the late 1980s, a wave of devilish paranoia rippled through the country. If you believed the reports or that one "Oprah" episode or the doozy that ...

If Walls Could Talk at the Chelsea Hotel

J. Michael Welton | Posted 11.05.2016 | 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 09.20.2016 | 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.

Neverland

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.14.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.07.2016 | 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.