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Why Are There So Few Women Directors?

Susanna White | Posted 05.11.2016 | Arts
Susanna White

When the last person ranted at me there were so few women directing movies because they would rather stay home with their children, I thought I was go...

Watch Ewan McGregor Play Jesus And Lucifer In 'Last Days In The Desert' Film

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.10.2016 | Religion

Ewan McGregor assumed the difficult task of playing both Jesus Christ and his nemesis, Lucifer, in “Last Days in the Desert,” a new film by Colomb...

Ewan McGregor Says It Was 'Daunting' To Play Jesus

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.03.2016 | Religion

Scottish actor Ewan McGregor has played many beloved roles, but his latest may be the most iconic yet. In "Last Days in the Desert," a new film by Col...

The Stuff Legends Are Made Of: A Review of Miles Ahead

Craig Carpenter | Posted 04.05.2016 | Arts
Craig Carpenter

There are many things that make up a legend, most of which are rooted in truth and accomplishment, while others require a certain amount of suspension of disbelief for the legend to become narrative. It is with this in mind that I approach the much anticipated directorial debut of Don Cheadle - Miles Ahead.

Obi-Wan's Line In 'The Force Awakens' Might Hint At Rey's Origins

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.29.2016 | Entertainment

The Internet is about to awaken again. Rey's true parents in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" are still a big mystery, but Ewan McGregor might've given ...

Miles Ahead

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.20.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

If you're looking for a conventional bio-film, you'll be disappointed. If you want to get inside the head of the ingenious, erratic, enigmatic high priest of jazz, fasten your seat belt and enjoy the ride. Actor/writer/director Don Cheadle's drama Miles Ahead is jazzed.

Danny Boyle Dishes On The Upcoming 'Trainspotting' Sequel

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.08.2015 | Entertainment

When director Danny Boyle dropped by HuffPost Live on Wednesday to chat about his new film, "Steve Jobs," he also offered an exciting update on the up...

A 'Trainspotting' Sequel Will Be Danny Boyle's Next Movie

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.08.2015 | Entertainment

After Danny Boyle's "Steve Jobs" debuted at the Telluride Film Festival to rave reviews over the weekend, the director revealed some major news. Boyle...

Ewan McGregor May Get An Obi-Wan 'Star Wars' Spinoff

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.04.2015 | Entertainment

It looks like Ewan McGregor's Obi-Wan may be back. According to Schmoes Know, the actor is rumored to be in talks with Disney about reviving his Ob...

Ewan McGregor To Play Lumiere In 'Beauty And The Beast'

www.ew.com | Posted 04.21.2015 | Entertainment

The clock will not be without its candelabra. Disney’s upcoming live-action musical adaptation of "Beauty and the Beast" has found its Lumiere in Ew...

Matthew Jacobs

Ewan McGregor On The Challenges Of Playing Jesus

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment

Ewan McGregor's sandals are following in the footsteps of Max von Sydow, Willem Dafoe, Robert Powell, Christian Bale and Jim Caviezel. With "Last Days...

Can Ewan McGregor Pull Off A Convincing Jesus?

Religion News Service | Dick Staub | Posted 02.01.2015 | Religion

PARK CITY, Utah (RNS) Publishers discovered a long time ago that Jesus sells magazines, so it should be no surprise that one of the hottest tickets he...

Ewan McGregor Wasn't Impressed With The New 'Star Wars' Lightsaber

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.27.2015 | Entertainment

Ewan McGregor played Obi-Wan Kenobi in the "Star Wars" prequels, and while he won't appear in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," the erstwhile Jedi has s...

"The Real Thing": Tom Stoppard's Love Play With McGregor and Gyllenhaal

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 10.31.2014 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

The course of true love never did run smooth, as one of Tom Stoppard's favorite writers once observed, but for the star-crossed adulterers in The Real...

First Nighter: Stoppard's 'Real Thing,' McNally's 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart'

David Finkle | Posted 12.30.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

This week we get the revivals of Tom Stoppard's somewhat autobiographical The Real Thing (1982), at the American Airlines Theatre, and Terrence McNally's Lips Together, Teeth Apart (1991), at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre.

Theater Review: Stoppard's The Real Thing From Roundabout Theater

Dina Mikhails | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts
Dina Mikhails

We have a lot of fun watching these couples flirt, banter and reconcile, yet there's an absence of true emotion that left me feeling lighter than I should have in a play about jealousy, knowledge and the preservation of one's self in a marriage.

All The Actors Who Have Been Rumored For Doctor Strange

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment

Another day, another actor rumored to be featured in Marvel's forthcoming Doctor Strange movie. It seemed for a minute that Joaquin Phoenix was all bu...

Leonardo DiCaprio's 'Pretty Atrocious Voice' Kept Him Out Of 'Moulin Rouge'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.13.2014 | Entertainment

Come what may, except for Leonardo DiCaprio ever starring in a musical. Speaking to Variety's Jenelle Riley, the 39-year-old actor revealed that he di...

'The Shawati' Interviews': When I Saw You Filmmaker Annemarie Jacir

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.24.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

"Listen to your heart. If my films can touch one person and maybe give them the feeling that they don't have to be swallowed up by this world."

Popcorn Preview: August: Osage County

Leslie Sisman | Posted 03.08.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

August: Osage County (2013) Cast includes: Meryl Streep (The Devil Wears Prada), Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman), Chris Cooper (American Beauty), Ewan Mc...

Movie Review: August: Osage County

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.21.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

"Every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way," Tolstoy observed and he could have been talking about the Weston clan of August: Osage County, when he wrote that line to start Anna Karenina.

Johnny Depp Goes Blonde

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.04.2013 | Celebrity

Johnny Depp, 50, has recently been spotted sporting a new look. We’ve seen him with short hair, long hair, braids and dreadlocks, but now Depp has g...

Live from Toronto International Film Festival: Monday, Sept. 9

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Secrets and lies carried the day in most of the five films I saw Monday at the Toronto International Film Festival. But then, aren't the most interesting movies built around them? It's so obvious that Mike Leigh used the idea as the title of one of his finest efforts.

Beloved 'Star Wars' Character Rumored To Return For 'Episode VII'

Posted 08.17.2013 | Entertainment

Another classic "Star Wars" character is reportedly returning for "Episode VII," as Ewan McGregor is rumored to be reprising his role as Obi-Wan Kenob...

A Rabbinic Take on The Impossible

Rabbi Herb Cohen | Posted 10.09.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Herb Cohen

The Impossible depicts the chaos that surrounds any rescue mission after a large natural disaster. The narrative of the Bennett family reminds us of the enduring bond between all survivors of a catastrophe and of the need to be involved with the destiny of all, not the destiny of one.