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Robert Redford Honored by the Film Society of Lincoln Center: 'Hello, Gorgeous'

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.28.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Indeed, there was no elephant-in-the-room in the spacious Alice Tully Hall: Every woman presenting, from Jane Fonda to Elisabeth Moss, spoke about Redford's good looks. But clearly, he is much more than eye candy.

Carolina Moreno

‘A Most Violent Year' Explores Dark Reality Of The American Dream

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.29.2015 | Latino Voices

"A Most Violent Year" has all the glamour of a classic gangster film. But its plot sidesteps the violence motif to explore the American dream through ...

'A Most Violent Year': Year of the Wolf

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 03.28.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

It's an All-American story -- poor but honest immigrant works hard, builds successful business and then sees it threatened by violence, corruption and power. Will he maintain his principles and take the high road or will he succumb and sell his soul to protect his business and family?

Popcorn Preview: A Most Violent Year

Leslie Sisman | Posted 03.09.2015 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

As the film's title implies, there's a fair amount of violence in this movie, but it's not the kind of bloodbath we're used to seeing in modern movies. Instead, there's a feeling of danger that hangs over every scene right from the beginning.

Christopher Rosen

Oscar Isaac Had A Most Excellent Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment

Were J.C. Chandor's "A Most Violent Year" released in 1981, the year referenced in its title, Al Pacino would likely star as Abel Morales, an immigran...

The Best Films of 2014: MOMA-Style

Brandon Judell | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

What does an angst-ridden comedienne tackling abortion onstage and in her personal life, a closeted heir to a vast fortune with a yen for Olympic-bound wrestlers, and a concierge bedding septuagenarians have in common? They are all characters in films selected by the curators of the Museum of Modern Art.

Christopher Rosen

It's Time To Get Really Excited About 'A Most Violent Year'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment

Director J.C. Chandor is so excited for audiences to see "A Most Violent Year" that he's even doing press for the film's debut trailer. "To get the...

Here's Another Jessica Chastain Oscar Contender

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.18.2014 | Entertainment

Add this one to your Oscar calendar: The first trailer for "A Most Violent Year" is here, and it's a doozy. Written and directed by J.C. Chandor ("Mar...

Q & A With All Is Lost's Golden Globe Nominated Composer, Alex Ebert

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.11.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

As a fan of Ebert and his bands, I was intrigued and picked up a copy of the soundtrack at Los Angeles' Amoeba Music. I knew it was going to be good, but this soundtrack exceeded my expectations -- a truly mesmerizing work.

Hit and Myth: All is Lost

Laura Shamas, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Laura Shamas, Ph.D.

All Is Lost is a movie in cinematic dialogue with Ernest Hemingway's Pulitzer Prize-winning novella The Old Man and the Sea (made into a 1958 John Sturges film starring Spencer Tracy), aspects of Roman Polanski's 1962 Knife in the Water, and even Ang Lee's film Life of Pi.

Interview: Writer-Director J.C. Chandor on the Brilliant All Is Lost

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

When J.C. Chandor was looking for a project to follow up his acclaimed 2011 film Margin Call, a true-life chronicle of 36 hours on Wall Street, he wen...

'All Is Lost' Is The Perfect Capstone For Robert Redford

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment

-- What floats your boat? Do you like your movies with dialogue, multiple characters, complex story lines — you know, stuff? Or can a film without...

Movie Review: All Is Lost

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Like bookends - or perhaps a double-feature for adrenaline junkies - All Is Lost comes on the heels of Gravity with the distaff and earthbound version of a similar story.

Robert Redford Lost on a Yacht and an Autistic Boy Lost on the A Train: Two Winning Stories at the Deauville American Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

My favorite film at this year's Deauville American Film Festival: J.C. Chandor's All is Lost. One of the few films featured at the festival whi...

Watch Robert Redford Get Lost At Sea

Posted 10.01.2013 | Entertainment

New from "Margin Call" writer and director J.C. Chandor, "All Is Lost" sets Robert Redford as a sailor whose boat is damaged by a shipping container. ...

Director Saves A Life During Cannes Interview

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.24.2013 | Entertainment

CANNES, France -- J.C. Chandor may just have saved someone's life during an interview in Cannes. The director who put Robert Redford in a struggle fo...

Jordan Zakarin

Ed Harris Channels Donald Trump As Hollywood Goes Populist

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 01.27.2012 | Entertainment

It's being marketed as an action-packed, high-wire thriller that offers nothing more complicated than a brief escape from the mid-winter doldrums. But...

Jordan Zakarin

First-Time Nominee JC Chandor Talks Oscar Nod Glory

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 01.24.2012 | Entertainment

JC Chandor earned his first Oscar nomination on Tuesday, getting a Best Original Screenplay nod for his star-studded, independent financial meltdown t...

Big Stars Get Big Honors

Posted 11.29.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: The NYFCC has announced that "The Artist," the Michel Hazanavicius-written and directed silent film, has won Best Picture. _____ PREVIOUSL...

ReThink Review: Margin Call -- 'Twas the Night Before the Meltdown...

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.01.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The film Margin Call takes us inside a lightly fictionalized stand-in for Lehman Brothers called HMS, where a young risk analyst discovers the math that proves HMS' imminent demise.

Director: 'Margin Call' Relevant To Occupy Movement

Turnstyle | Posted 12.26.2011 | Arts
Turnstyle

Photo Courtesy of Prodigy Public RelationsActor Zach Quinto and writer-director J.C. Chandor on the set of Margin Call. Originally published on Tur...

10 Movies That Take On Wall Street

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 12.24.2011 | Home

The bigger they are, the harder they fall: This little maxim neatly summarizes why we love to watch movies set on Wall Street. Last Friday, J.C. C...

Jordan Zakarin

Angry About This Economy? This Movie's For You

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 12.21.2011 | Entertainment

It would be the ultimate stroke of lucky timing, as the Occupy Wall Street movement continues to gain momentum, for a film to come along that excoriat...