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What Donald Trump And Dick Cheney Have In Common With 'A Cure For Wellness'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.17.2017 | Entertainment

If horror movies reflect our greatest fears, it’s only natural that “A Cure for Wellness” has Trumpian parallels. Opening in theaters this weeke...

'Harry Potter' Stars Remind Us The Story Is About 'Fighting Fascism'

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.31.2017 | Entertainment

Jason Isaacs may have played the loathsome Lucius Malfoy in the “Harry Potter” film series, but in real life, he’s a good dude. The actor visite...

How a Weird and Wonderful Friendship Between a Generation-X Barista and a Homeless Nonagenarian Transformed Them Both into Cinema Royalty

Myra Chanin | Posted 05.16.2016 | Weird News
Myra Chanin

Yaniv not only credits Mimi for making him into a filmmaker, but also for making him into an adult. He never gets tired of quoting the advice she once gave him. "When life deals you lemons, make lemon drop martinis."

Exclusive Photos From the Set of DIG

Tara Settembre | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment
Tara Settembre

Every series has its own behind-the-scenes technical challenges and drama, but not many get to film at iconic sites that date back over 2,000 years, amidst rocket attacks that bring a halt to filming.

Live From Marrakech: Saar Klein Talks the American Dream

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.08.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The film, which won the main prize at this year's Deauville Film Festival, is a character study of Bill (Wes Bentley), an insurance adjuster whose straight-arrow approach to life is shaken by what being jobless forces him to do.

Live From the Marrakech Film Festival: Dec. 7

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.06.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It was a three-movie day at the Marrakech International Film Festival, with all of the films set against stark, harsh vistas in which people scramble and struggle just to stay alive. The best of those was Far From Men, by director David Oelhoffen.

Movie Review: 'Fury' ... Love Between Soldiers

Carole Mallory | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Who likes to watch war? Director David Ayer helps you to care and to understand our soldiers who fought for our freedom and this is why Fury is an important film

The Jerusalem Film Festival: Cinephilia Among Sirens

Annette Insdorf | Posted 09.13.2014 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

The JFF programming is vibrantly eclectic, with over 200 movies from 50 countries. While many are Israeli, others span varied genres, nations, themes and styles. I've experienced the thrill of discovery with two of the selections screened thus far.

'Harry Potter' Star Calls Hollywood's Gay Casting 'Ridiculous'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Harry Potter" star Jason Isaacs thinks that Hollywood's gay casting is nothing short of "ridiculous." The actor, who played Lucius Malfoy in the ...


The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.25.2013 | Entertainment

As its title indicates, a single shot sets off a string of chaotic events in the new movie starring Sam Rockwell and William H. Macy. "A Single Sh...

Guess Who Appears In New 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Stills

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.08.2013 | Entertainment

Joel and Ethan Coen have certainly done a stand-up job of teasing us when it comes to their highly anticipated new movie "Inside Llewyn Davis." No...

Ron Weasley's Headed To The Small Screen

Posted 02.14.2013 | TV

Harry who? Ron Weasley's making a comeback. Rupert Grint has landed the lead role in CBS' "Super Clyde" pilot as a burger-flipper at a fast food c...

What Fall TV Could Learn From 'Awake'

Maureen Ryan | Posted 06.08.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

The big networks can continue to cater to the audiences of a bunch of cult-y shows with passionate viewerships, or they can keep on bland-ifying their offerings, in desperate bids to get everyone -- anyone? -- to keep coming around.

'Awake' Series Finale Sneak Peek

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 05.23.2012 | TV

Yes, "Awake" was canceled by NBC and won't live to see a second season of split realities for Detective Michael Britten (Jason Isaacs), but that doesn...

'Awake's' Major Twist: Has One Timeline Disappeared Forever?

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 05.15.2012 | TV

Arguably the biggest question of NBC's compelling drama "Awake" has been which of Britten's (Jason Isaacs) realities is real? Both? Just one? Neither?...

'Awake' Sneak Peek: Michael's Realities Continue To Overlap

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 03.05.2012 | TV

Did you catch the premiere of "Awake"? Arguably the most ambitious TV series in a long time, it's definitely a network drama worth watching. (If you m...

Maggie Furlong

'Awake' Stars Dish On Their Compelling New Show | Maggie Furlong | Posted 03.01.2012 | TV

"Awake" is the most compelling new drama on TV. It's also the most ambitious. Following a horrible accident, Detective Michael Britten (Jason Isaa...

'Awake': NBC's Most Ambitious Drama?

Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.30.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

All four episodes that NBC sent for review were quite competently made: They were well-paced, well-directed, well-acted, and a few featured well-earned twists I didn't see coming.

Watch The Full 'Awake' Premiere Now!

Posted 02.16.2012 | TV

NBC experimented with releasing the "Smash" pilot early and apparently liked the outcome. Now the Peacock network has also released its anticipated re...

EXCLUSIVE Sneak Peek: NBC's New Drama 'Awake'

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 02.13.2012 | TV

NBC's "Awake" (premiering Thurs., Mar. 1, 10 p.m. EST) is the most ambitious new drama on any network. Even with a complex premise to set up, the pilo...

'The River' Trend: Are Shorter Seasons The Way To Go?

Laura Prudom | Posted 04.09.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

We're all familiar with the age-old adage, "Less is more;" but find me a TV fan who wouldn't eagerly take an extra 12 (or 24, or 48, or non-stop until...

NBC Moves 'The Firm,' Sets Premiere Date For 'Awake'

Posted 02.03.2012 | TV

NBC has finally set a premiere date for their new drama "Awake," starring Jason Isaacs. The dual reality drama will premiere on Thurs., March 1 at 10 ...

Top Broadcast's Midseason Hot List

Ed Martin | Posted 04.02.2012 | TV
Ed Martin

I'm rooting for Awake, a well-written procedural crime drama dressed up as an intense emotional exploration of family relationships.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: The Beginning of the End

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

It's really very fortunate that the principal cast have remained with Harry Potter from tip to tail, because otherwise the series has transformed so much, aesthetically and tonally, as to appear schizophrenic.

Viggo Mortensen and Jason Isaacs Address Good and Wax Philosophical about the Nazis

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Viggo Mortensen: There was this... little Hungarian kid about five years old, playing with the little swastika flag on our first day of shooting. [He was] sticking it in the sand castle, really having fun with it.