The Super Bowl excites different people for a variety of reasons. Some love the big game, others love the halftime show, but others can't wait to see ...
I've watched 22 SAG nominated films this month, and I've come to the conclusion that instead of casting women in most studio releases, they should use life sized cardboard cutouts instead of real women.
It's unfortunate in the past two years there've been none in the four acting races, but the omissions belie a number of factors and, if there is criticism to be directed, it should not be the Motion Picture Academy.
Harvey Weinstein threw a swell party for Helen Mirren this week at House of Elyx, a chic loft in the Meatpacking District that Mickey Rourke used to o...
This Monday at the 25th IFP Gotham Awards -- the indie film world's kick-off to awards season -- was a bad night to be Queen Elizabeth.
That Spotlight won Best Feature at the Gotham Awards last night was not a surprise.
Bruce Cook's Trumbo, reissued as a tie-in to a major motion picture starring Bryan Cranston and Helen Mirren, delves into the life, jail-time and, most importantly, the "blacklisting" of James Dalton Trumbo.
Dalton Trumbo is back! The United States' best screen writer, black-listed and imprisoned during the 1950s McCarthy era witch hunts, has returned full of life, politics and attitude in Jay Roach's smart, funny unrepentant film "Trumbo."
Bespectacled and mustachioed Bryan Cranston as famed screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, submerged in the bath, his work, smokes and whiskey laid out on a tra...
For almost 30 years, the Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles has presented over 900 feature films, documentaries, television dramas and short films to nearly a million filmgoers and brought hundreds of Israeli filmmakers to the U.S. to share their art.
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.
'Hands-off-Helen' (Mirren), a Dame and a certified feminist with usually very clever and measured things to say, got all iffy and bristly last week when she expressed a strong distaste for snug embraces. 'When I see men with an arm slung around their girlfriends' shoulder, it's like ownership,' she said.
It's about time the graceful beauty was honored with a beauty campaign. She's worth it, all right. I've never been shy about the fact that I think the ageless Helen Mirren is red hot.
Dare to show even the tiniest spark of interest in royal babies or movie star divorces or Olympic decathlete gender identity and you're likely to be scorned for engaging in "celebrity worship." This is wrong. It isn't worship. Got that, you high-minded righteous pious scoffers?
John Boorman doesn't look like your stereotypical film director, but has the kindly eyes and reserve that you might expect to find on a favorite college professor or man of letters: a good conversationalist and an even better listener who makes the other half of the talk feel completely at ease.
Julie Taymor's latest triumph is the movie version of the play, A Midsummer Night's Dream, she debuted in 2013 at the Theater for a New Audience in Brooklyn.