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Sister Sylvester Explores a Link Between Art and Activism in New Work

Tim Ranney | Posted 08.27.2015 | Arts
Tim Ranney

Kathryn Hamilton is a performance maker based in New York City and Istanbul. She is the founder and director of the New York-based company Sister Sylvester, and a member of Köşe, an art space in Istanbul.

Movie Directors and Mount Rushmores: Eleven Country's Best Filmmakers

Jon Eig | Posted 07.17.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

The Mt. Rushmorification of social discourse is destroying any semblance of nuanced, sophisticated analysis. And I'm right there with it, doing what I can to continue the trend.

Bye, Bye, Starbucks! Hello,'Café Glass'

Brandon Judell | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

Just imagine living in this eternal Facebook dystopia where Mark Zuckerberg has replaced the Holy Trinity. A domain where a snap of the fingers generates a virtual keyboard. A punch in the air and you've ordered a sweet potato latte.

Mommy's Boy: Xavier Dolan Explains Why Women Are Like Gay Men

Brandon Judell | Posted 04.07.2015 | Gay Voices
Brandon Judell

Now, with Mommy, the easy-on-the-eyes filmmaker has been catapulted in to the top ranks of world directors -- up there with Almodovar, François Ozon and Paul Thomas Anderson.

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.

Remembering Towering Filmmakers Fuller and Truffaut

Annette Insdorf | Posted 12.22.2014 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

It's timely that A Fuller Life -- a documentary celebrating Samuel Fuller's career -- opens Friday at the Laemmle Noho 7 in Los Angeles, and that the Cinematheque Francaise in Paris has just mounted a massive retrospective of Francois Truffaut's work.

Erin Whitney

You've Never Seen Anything Like Godard's New 3D Film

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment

Take one of cinema's greatest filmmakers, give him one of the most innovative visual tools of the past decade and the result is something truly specta...

New York Film Festival 2014: The More Things Change...

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've been covering the New York Film Festival since 1987 and have, over the years, developed a bit of a love/hate relationship with it, as an institution (specifically, Film Society of Lincoln Center) and as a festival.

Besson's Lucy & The Abrogation of The Pandora, Eve Myths + Guardians of The Galaxy = $1B + An Early Guess On the Best Original Song Oscar-Winner (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 10.04.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Perhaps Lucy's most intriguing theme is that of Feminine stewardship of Knowledge in the face of crisis for a world too-far-gone. Plus, Groot is the n...

Jean-Luc Godard's Goodbye to Language: A Cynical Adieu in 3D

Karin Luisa | Posted 09.01.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Luisa

Godard's "adieu" is cynical. Language, he concludes, in this silver season of his life, is a failure.

Everything You Need To Know About The Cannes 2014 Winners

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.24.2014 | Entertainment

The 67th annual Cannes Film Festival came to a close on Saturday, May 24. The awards were finally handed out and while some wins were expected, others...

Jean-Luc Godard's 39th Film Flounders at Cannes

David Bourgeois | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
David Bourgeois

Goodbye to Language is the title of the latest Jean-Luc Godard film, but it may has well have been called Goodbye to Filmmaking, I Hate You and Never Want to See You Again.

Cinema and Eulogia: Alain Resnais, 1922 - 2014

Michael Vazquez | Posted 05.02.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Yesterday, a genuine conceptual and artistic film pioneer who was also possessed of an earnest conscience saw his final day on Earth. His genius work remains, and here's one of my favorite of his films, Mon Oncle D'Amerique, for your viewing pleasure.

Respecting the Future in the Life and Cinematic Work of Jean Rouch

Paul Stoller | Posted 04.18.2014 | Arts
Paul Stoller

Known in Europe and Africa for his highly creative work in documentary film, Rouch's work helped to spark The New Wave of French filmmaking, inspiring filmmakers like Francois Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard.

George Sluizer and River Phoenix: Last Film for Old Dutch Master of Cinema and Young American Actor of Movies

Isa Freeling | Posted 02.22.2014 | Arts
Isa Freeling

Leaving "Dark Blood" in the RED, filming shut down and the insurance company took over, thinking that they would be able to get the money back from Phoenix's estate within a few weeks.

Faith And John Hubley's Socially-Conscious Animated Films Screening At The Museum of Modern Art's 11th International Festival of Film Preservation (Huffington Post Exclusive VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 10.24.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Simply put, this year's film preservation series at MOMA has got flix for every kind of movie fan. In this first of several exclusives, I've chosen to...

Tonight in NYC, One of The Best Documentary Double Bills of The Year: Far From Vietnam & Far From Afghanistan

Michael Vazquez | Posted 08.29.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

This next-to-last day of Lincoln Center's Cinema Of Resistance series takes us on a historically informative, accurate, and certainly timely documenta...

T.S. Eliot, John Lennon, and Bob Dylan: Masters of Allusion, or Plagiarists?

David Galenson | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

All art is allusive, connected more or less visibly with earlier works of art. But in the modern era a number of artists have gone beyond earlier uses of allusion, in not only referring to other works, but quoting them precisely, and doing so with a frequency that exceeds earlier practice.

How French Films Like Amour Made Me A Better Mom (I Hope)

Catherine Crawford | Posted 05.04.2013 | Parents
Catherine Crawford

All the Oscar talk about this year's Best Foreign Film, Amour, has me thinking about the many French films I watched during my yearlong experiment of importing certain French parenting lessons to use on my two daughters.

Anna Karina's '60s New Wave Look

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Anna Karina was the epitome of '60s Parisian cool: The gorgeous brunette not only starred in a handful of Nouvelle Vague films, but she also managed t...

Belle de Jour: Catherine Deneuve and Her Shades of Grey

Patricia Zohn | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
Patricia Zohn

2012-04-02-20120402ZohnPullimg.jpgI urge women who have been downloading the E.L. James novel 50 Shades of Gray to their Kindles to instead take a look at the real thing, the very essence of no, no, no, yes, yes, yes.

PHOTOS: Top 10 Artists' Muses and Mistresses

Posted 11.15.2011 | Arts

The old saying tells us that "Behind every great man there is a great woman," but oftentimes artists keep their beauties right where they can see them...

Jason Wu's Top 10 Style Tips for Fall

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Kristi York Wooten

Below, Wu curates a philanthropist's guide to looking great for the upcoming social season.

Not All Auteurs Are Dictators: Or, Apple Is Steven Spielberg, and Google Is Robert Altman

David Galenson | Posted 09.25.2011 | Home
David Galenson

In film there are two very different types of auteur. Both types produce distinctive bodies of work, and both can reach the highest levels of creativity.

Bob Dylan's Not Really a Plagiarist (He's a Conceptual Artist)

David Galenson | Posted 09.14.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

From the point of view of an experimental artist, like Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan is a plagiarist; but from the vantage point of a conceptual artist, like Bruce Springsteen, Dylan is just making art.