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The Tony Nominations: Reflections A Week Later

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.07.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

As a fever ate away at my remaining brain cells last week, I was bombarded with questions about the Tony nominations. I answer two main questions below.

Matthew Jacobs

Harvey Weinstein On Pilfering 'Mad Max,' Almost Firing Ellen Barkin And More

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.20.2015 | Entertainment

Harvey Weinstein is a linchpin in today's Hollywood landscape, and has arguably secured his spot as the most notorious studio head in the business. Th...

Another Op'ning: The Blue Carpet at Finding Neverland

Cara Joy David | Posted 04.16.2015 | New York
Cara Joy David

There is nothing like the electricity present on a Broadway opening night. Those in attendance at film premieres often say the audience feels charged. In the theater, the actors have a chance to pick up on that. That energy impacts them on the stage.

First Nighter: Flying Off Course While 'Finding Neverland'

David Finkle | Posted 04.15.2015 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Weinstein has certainly toiled industriously to render the movie he produced into a hit. Maybe the hordes of Peter Pan fans will turn it into one.

Aisle View: Spring Spectacular

Steven Suskin | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Since the place was reborn in 1979 under the direction of the new Radio City Musical Hall Productions, the Spring Spectacular has been reliably perky, friendly, and leaning towards mass-market bland.

Jeff Bridges Has 'Plenty' Regrets About 'The Giver'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment

Jeff Bridges spent 20 years developing the big-screen adaptation of "The Giver," and ultimately he had to give up some of his control to get it into t...

Harvey Weinstein Defends 'American Sniper'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment

Why would "American Sniper" need defending, you ask? After all, its $249 million domestic grosses have made it the most lucrative war film of all time...

There Was A Hidden Gay Sex Scene In The 'Good Will Hunting' Script

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.30.2015 | Gay Voices

There was once a gay sex scene in the script of "Good Will Hunting." Ben Affleck and Matt Damon were rookie screenwriters when they wrote the 1997...

Yep, Judi Dench Considered Getting A Tattoo For The Big 8-0

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.28.2015 | Fifty

A tattoo for your 80th birthday? Dame Judi Dench certainly considered it. The award-winning British actress opened up to Good Housekeeping U.K. ah...

The Producer's Work: An Interview With Park Chan-wook

Marcin J. Sobczak | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment
Marcin J. Sobczak

The Producers' Work is an experiment created for the sole purposes of this blog. We want to take a closer look at the producers working in different areas of the art and entertainment industry.

Bill Murray's Funny Moves in St. Vincent: The Premiere

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Murray's shimmying in his seedy Sheepshead Bay kitchen, and singing to Dylan's "Shelter from the Storm," are some of the film's many highlights, but he has nothing on Naomi Watts' pole dancing with a baby bump.

Directors Guild Finds TV Diversity Hiring Stalled

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 09.22.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women and minorities are largely shut out of the ranks of TV series directors in a stubbornly unchanged pattern of hiring, accord...

The Clintons Are Movin' on Down, Slumming It to the Wrong Side of the Tracks

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

Bill and Hillary are going to be my neighbors in Amagansett this summer. They arrive tomorrow. But, they are definitely laying low this August, compared to their fancier digs of years past.

Lexus Short Films: A Changing Grand Market Gets Its (Short) Moment in the Spotlight

John Lopez | Posted 09.30.2014 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

Downtown L.A.'s long since past the tipping point of urban renewal, but I'll always treasure the humble, half-forgotten metropolis it was less than a decade ago.

The Last Snowpiercer Review You Will Ever Need to Read

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment
James Marshall Crotty

Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi allegory Snowpiercer is one weird and hilarious trip. At turns campy and amateurish (with issues of ADR synching and logical con...

Everything You Should Know From The First Few Days Of Cannes

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.19.2014 | Entertainment

CANNES, France (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Cannes Film Festival — from its glitzy premieres to the celeb parties and quirky moment...

Cannes Film Festival Gets Underway, Daggers out

David Bourgeois | Posted 05.15.2014 | Entertainment
David Bourgeois

He and Dahan made peace, after Weinstein was able to shave $2 million off his initial price and seemingly get an assurance from Dahan that the duo will make edits as necessary for the U.S. release. I hate to break it to them, but edits have no chance of saving this train wreck of a film.

'Grace Of Monaco' Buried By Critics: 'A Fire-Risk'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment

Olivier Dahan's embattled "Grace of Monaco," with Nicole Kidman in a starring role as Grace Kelly, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday....

In Support of New Plays... on Broadway

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.21.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

My friends are never very excited about new plays. What is The Realistic Joneses and why did celebrities want to be in it? Is Casa Valentina an atmospheric production where they treat us like we're in a resort?

Numbers Soar For Black Moviegoers

Posted 04.01.2014 | Black Voices

2013 was a pivotal year in black film, with the release of several motion pictures highlighting black history and the black experience, and a historic...

Oscar Nominee Slams Academy As 'White Men Over 70 Who Need Money'

Posted 03.02.2014 | Entertainment

Complaints about the Oscars' gender disparities are in no short supply, even from the nominees themselves. But "Before Midnight" co-star Julie Delpy, ...

The 2014 Academy Awards (Sort Of)

Spencer Green | Posted 04.29.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Warning: This parody contains frank language and images of Shia LaBeouf. Parental guidance is suggested.

Harvey Weinstein Says He Made Wrong Call On 'August: Osage County'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.20.2014 | Entertainment

Despite a wave of advanced hype and its Tony Award-winning pedigree, "August: Osage County" wound up being the awards contender that didn't contend: t...

Weinstein Confirms 'A Friend of Dorothy' in Anne Hathaway!

Peter Mac | Posted 04.13.2014 | Entertainment
Peter Mac

There is nothing to get the Judy Garland fan community more fired up than the news of a biopic of their favorite rainbow diva. Well the flames have be...

Harvey Weinstein Says He Can't Continue To Make Violent Movies

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

One day after announcing plans to make a movie that takes on the National Rifle Association "head on," Harvey Weinstein told CNN host Piers Morgan tha...