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Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons Bromance in The Man Who Knew Infinity

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.28.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

For some, even the talk of math inspires a mind freeze. The actor Dev Patel who plays a real life math genius from Madras claimed to be one of those l...

In "Married Sex: A Love Story," It's Not Cheating If Your Spouse Is There. (Then It Gets Complicated)

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 08.24.2016 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Why do couples get divorced? They cite all manner of reasons, but in the end, I believe it comes down to sex: interest withers, or someone cheats. How might a couple prevent a divorce? I thought: What if they made an agreement --- if you're tempted to cheat, bring that person home.

CultureZohn: #Joanontheten

Patricia Zohn | Posted 08.14.2016 | Books
Patricia Zohn

A campaign by Book Soup, one of LA's last remaining independent bookstores, to put Joan Didion on the ten dollar bill reminds just how influential writers and bookstores can be.

Griffin Dunne and Justin Schwarz Go West in The Discoverers

Kristin McCracken | Posted 07.16.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Griffin Dunne (After Hours) stars as Lewis Birch, an academic purveyor of not-quite-popular history whose principled refusal to cater to the lowest common denominator has left him without a publisher.

Interview: Griffin Dunne and The Discoverers

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.15.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's been a while since someone offered Griffin Dunne the chance to be the star of a movie. Or at least one that he wanted to star in. So when Justin Schwarz approached him with The Discoverers, Dunne was ready to say yes -- and is glad he did.

Week in Film: Million Dollar Arm, A Short History of Decay and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

While not perfect, it is more than just a feel-good sports movie about overcoming obstacles (though it is, in fact, that). Million Dollar Arm is less a movie about sports (in this case, baseball) than a film about one man's transformation from sports agent to human being.

Movie Review: Dallas Buyers Club

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Having squandered most of this century's first decade being a movie star, Matthew McConaughey has approached its second stanza as an actor. The results have been salutary.

Bobby Fischer: Against the World, and Against Me

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.31.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Last Tuesday, Bryant Park was a chess fest. Young and old, seasoned and novice players sat head in hands contemplating plastic pieces on the checkered mats. You could hear a pawn drop.

Dominick Dunne's Bisexuality Confirmed By Son (VIDEO)

abcnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Dominick Dunne died before he was able to promote his most recent book, "Too Much Money", a novel skewering the rich and powerful. His son Griffin Dun...

Dominick Dunne's Funeral: Celebrities And Fond Memories (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

(AP Article, Huffington Post slideshow below) NEW YORK -- Chronicler of the rich and powerful Dominick Dunne was eulogized as a great father, gossi...

Dominick Dunne (1925-2009): A Lovely Man Who Took No Prisoners -- Starting with Himself

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jesse Kornbluth

The story is no puzzle -- if Dunne's account is remotely accurate, the recipe for early success and midlife failure was developed at home.

Kevin Spacey Signs On To Play "Shrink" To The Stars

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Kevin Spacey will lead the ensemble cast of indie "Shrink," a Jonas Pate-directed drama that has just begun production in Los Angeles. Spacey, who's ...