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"Loving": The Love that Breaks the Chains

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 11.18.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

Long before marriage between people of the same gender became a popular issue, marriage even between different races was prohibited in large sections ...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Spellbound by 'Doctor Strange'!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 11.04.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Things get very strange in this episode of the MovieFilm Podcast -- Doctor Strange, that is! Yes, the latest superhero epic from Marvel Studios hit th...

Jeff Nichols on the True Love Story Behind "Loving"

Nell Minow | Posted 10.31.2016 | Entertainment
Nell Minow

Jeff Nichols wrote and directed "Loving," based on the story of the inter-racial couple whose case led to the Supreme Court's 1967 decision invalidati...

'Loving' Tells The Quiet Story Of A Monumental Interracial-Marriage Case

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.17.2016 | Entertainment

In 1958, a white construction worker and his pregnant black girlfriend traveled to Washington, D.C., where they could be legally wed. After returning ...

INTERVIEW: Director Jeff Nichols on Midnight Special

Zaki Hasan | Posted 04.02.2017 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

From the time he burst onto the scene with 2007's Shotgun Stories, filmmaker Jeff Nichols has blazed a unique trail of quirky projects that draw on hi...

Kirsten Dunst Frumps it Down for Midnight Special Yet Remains a Superstar

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.16.2017 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Jaeden Lieberher and Kirsten Dunst in a scene from Jeff Nichols' Midnight Special Apart from being a striking style icon, Kirsten Dunst is also a dam...

Actor Michael Shannon Redefines Fatherhood, Good & Evil in Midnight Special

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.13.2017 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Ladies, get a hold of some waterproof mascara, 'cause you'll need it! In Jeff Nichols' Midnight Special, actor Michael Shannon gives everyone a daddy...

Michael Shannon Stars in a Sci-Fi Thriller: Midnight Special

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.12.2017 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Cults, car chases, a kid with lazer beam eyes, a satellite from outer space! What more could you want in a movie? As director Jeff Nichols said over h...

Adam Driver Is In Pursuit In These 'Midnight Special' Photos

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.17.2016 | Entertainment

Jeff Nichols knows how to pick 'em. The director's first two movies, 2007's "Shotgun Stories" and 2011's "Take Shelter," introduced a partnership with...

The Berlinale Diaries 2016: Redefining What Love Is, at the Movies

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.13.2017 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Berlin, so far, has been cathartic for me. I've watched a movie, The Dreamed Ones by Ruth Beckermann, that reinvents the idea of romance and takes it to a cerebral level, thus suggesting the concept that in order to love, we don't have to be next to a person, it's enough to feel them to carry them in our heart.

Mud: The Coming of Age of the Knight in Shining Armor

Brian Formo | Posted 06.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Brian Formo

In Mud -- the new film by Jeff Nichols -- two boys find an island -- and come of age. Using a southern bayou as a backdrop, Mud oozes metaphors of manhood, and how the construct of what it means to be a man has changed.

ReThink Review: Mud -- Murky Waters Run Deep and Dangerous

Jonathan Kim | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Mud skillfully yet almost casually manages to mix a coming of age tale, a twisty crime thriller, and a tragic love story in the slow-flowing waters of the Mississippi river, producing a masterful film with an edgy, contemporary darkness, yet with the timeless feel of adolescent adventures.

Movie Review: Mud

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.22.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There is something both engaging and unique about Jeff Nichols' plain-spoken tale of youngsters learning hard lessons about the nature of love and the darker side of the adult world.

Biggest Loser Runner-Up Jeff On How He Really Lost The Weight

Posted 03.22.2013 | Healthy Living

Earlier this week, The Biggest Loser crowned a winner, Danni, in the season 14 finale of the NBC show. But the newly-size 4 Danni isn't the only conte...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Jeff Nichols on Take Shelter

Dan Persons | Posted 12.02.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Roland Emmerich's been making disaster films since time can remember, yet for all his besetting humans with floods, fires, and earthquakes, he's never managed to make something as resonant, affecting, and powerful as Take Shelter.

Movie Review: Take Shelter

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.28.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Moody and portentous, Jeff Nichols' Take Shelter stars the actor who may be our most readily accessible force of darkness at this point in cinematic history: Michael Shannon.

Take Shelter in Times of Terror and Tornadoes

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.14.2011 | Home
Regina Weinreich

The summer has felt like a Jessica Chastain festival: to name two, she stars as a decidedly unconventional Southern housewife in The Help and a Mossad secret agent in The Debt.