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Post Rome, a Mellower Woody Allen Opens Up

Erica Abeel | Posted 08.21.2012 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

We were at the press day for Woody Allen's To Rome with Love and you had to love the guy. Below, six intriguing revelations about Woody Allen that emerged from the press day.

Movie review: To Rome With Love

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.21.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Woody Allen's To Rome With Love is a valentine to that city, rendered through a series of semi-connected stories set in the Italian hub. It's light and frothy, mixing silliness, romance, magic realism and absurdity.

Love Italian Style: Hanging Out with Woody Allen

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.20.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Everyone loves Woody Allen. At a press conference at the Regency for his new film To Rome With Love on Tuesday, reporters took that as a given, asking his actors how they get past their own adoration for the auteur.

WATCH: Weird Al Confuses Michael Cera And Jesse Eisenberg

Posted 05.01.2012 | Comedy

Another episode of "Face to Face with 'Weird Al' Yankovic" has gone up on the Nerdist YouTube channel, and once again, Al gets some pretty odd respons...

Smashed and Predisposed -- Sundance Spotlights Addiction

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 03.30.2012 | Entertainment
Nancy Doyle Palmer

It's an old story that's not often told or told well in Hollywood, but this year's Sundance Film Festival premiered two films that showcase addiction and all its glorious collateral damage with effective grace and a deft touch.

New Woody Allen Comedy's Superstar Cast, Includes Himself

Posted 12.22.2011 | Arts

Many have said that Woody Allen's recent films just don't pack the same punch as they used to. Maybe that is because viewers are watching Allen's sign...

A Conversation With Jesse Eisenberg About His New Play, Asuncion

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home
Jeryl Brunner

Whenever I see Jesse Eisenberg act in films, it seems that he has the unique ability to inhabit his characters, making them three-dimensional and usually heartbreakingly compelling.

Jesse Sues Lionsgate For $3 Million Over 'Camp Hell'

Posted 01.30.2012 | Celebrity

Sometimes too much publicity can be... bad publicity. ET reports that "Social Network" actor Jesse Eisenberg is suing Lionsgate and Grindstone Ent...

Highlights From Jesse Eisenberg's New Play

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.02.2012 | Home

In Jesse Eisenberg's new play 'Asuncion,' which he also wrote, two 20-something roommates, Vinny (Justin Bartha) and Edgar (Eisenberg), confront their...

Jesse Eisenberg Is At His Best In Play He Wrote And Stars In

AP | By JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 12.28.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- Few actors are as good at playing young, wired, brainy, socially awkward people as Jesse Eisenberg, who memorably portrayed Facebook's Mar...

Jesse Eisenberg Will NOT Read This Story

Vulture | By: | Posted 12.27.2011 | Entertainment

Five years ago, Jesse Eisenberg, the 28-year-old actor best known for playing arrogant but oddly endearing nerds like Walt in The Squid and the Whale ...

Jordan Zakarin

PHOTO: Jesse Eisenberg's Mom, The Birthday Party Clown!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 12.10.2011 | Entertainment

The first time I ever saw Jesse Eisenberg in a movie came when I went to see "The Squid and the Whale" in 2005. Coming out of the theater, I was impre...

How Anne Hathaway's Father Defended A Young Anne's Acting Abilities

New York Magazine | Posted 10.30.2011 | Celebrity

Whether you're a fan of hers or a detractor, there is one incontrovertible fact about Anne Hathaway everyone should be able to agree on: The girl is g...

Sitting Down and Having Pizza With Jesse Eisenberg and Aziz Ansari

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco
Cyrus Saatsaz

At first glance, you wouldn't think actors Jesse Eisenberg and Aziz Ansari would have much, if anything, to do with surfing, snowboarding, skateboarding, or any other sport involving a board. Truth is, they don't.

Lucas Kavner

The Secret Wizard Of Online Video

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 10.24.2011 | Comedy

A few years ago, the Internet seemed like the true beacon of hope for any young sketch comedian with a camera and a dream. Video-makers like The Lonel...

WATCH: Unexpected Stars Audition For 'Jersey Shore'

Posted 10.16.2011 | Comedy

With the cast of "Jersey Shore" headed off to Italy this season and in-fighting causing rifts that could only be found in reality TV, it was only a ma...

Weekend Box Office: Rise of the Planet of the Apes Tops Again, The Help Sizzles, Final Destination 5, 30 Minutes or Less, and Glee Live! Underwhelm

Scott Mendelson | Posted 10.15.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Rise of the Planet of the Apes dropped 'just' 49% in its second weekend, which was strong enough to once again claim the top spot at the box office.

10 Things To Know About Jesse Eisenberg

Celebuzz | Posted 10.15.2011 | Celebrity

Though many may compare him to fellow actor Michael Cera, make no mistake about it, twenty-seven year old Jesse Eisenberg is his own person....

The BEST Late Night Clips of the Week

Matt Wilstein | Posted 10.11.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

The credit downgrade, Michele Bachmann's Newsweek cover and the GOP debate provided ample material for late night hosts this week.

Conan O'Brien vs. Jesse Eisenberg

Posted 10.12.2011 | Celebrity

Jesse Eisenberg's aw-shucks attitude is nearly indistinguishable from the characters he portrays, but finally someone's called him out on it. Thursday...

ReThink Review: 30 Minutes or Less -- On Casual Diversity

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.12.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The thing about Aziz Ansari's character, Chet, is that being Indian is not even a minor part of Chet's character. In fact, the role of Chet could've been played by an actor of any race -- and that's what I find exciting.

'30 Minutes Or Less': What Was It About Again?

AP | By CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 10.12.2011 | Home

-- If this has indeed been The Summer of the R-Rated Comedy, with each new movie striving to one-up its predecessors in getting down and dirty, then ...

'The Hangover' Star Cast In Jesse Eisenberg's Play

Posted 10.11.2011 | Celebrity

Jesse Eisenberg is about to make his playwright debut this fall in New York, when his play "Asuncion" which he'll also star in, is performed off-Broad...

Morgan Freeman: Hated Magician?

Posted 10.11.2011 | Entertainment

Morgan Freeman's TV series sees him investigating the unexplained secrets of the cosmos; for his next film, he may be exposing the fraudulent illusion...

HuffPost Review: 30 Minutes or Less

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.11.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's been a summer full of comedies that succumb to the law of diminishing returns, from The Hangover Part 2 through The Change-Up. Now comes 30 Minu...