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Jessica Chastain On Saying The Best Line Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

In 2011, Jessica Chastain was everywhere. This is just barely hyperbole, as Chastain appeared in seven -- seven! -- movies in 2011. When she was done,...

Who Got Best Actress, Drama Nods?

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The Best Actress, Drama Golden Globes nominations have been announced, and Jessica Chastain ("Zero Dark Thirty") and Marion Cotillard ("Rust & Bone") ...

How Zero Dark Thirty's Unflinching Objectivity Opens the Film Up to Simplistic Accusations of Ideological Partisanship

Scott Mendelson | Posted 02.10.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

There is going to be a lot of debate over the next few months about just where on the political divide Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty happens to sit.

Review: Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty Is a Powerful Tale of the Costs of 'Justifiable' Violence

Scott Mendelson | Posted 02.03.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Zero Dark Thirty is a fantastic achievement. It's powered by Jessica Chastain's terrific performance and absolutely becomes the definitive take on its subject. It's a cracking thriller, a mournful drama, and a thoughtful meditation on the costs of violence.

How Was Jessica Chastain's 'Zero Dark Thirty' Performance?

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 01.31.2013 | Entertainment

Until the very end, she is described as "The Girl." Even after a relentless, decade-long pursuit that leads to the daring midnight raid of Osama bin ...

WATCH: New Clip From 'Zero Dark Thirty' Takes Off

Posted 11.30.2012 | Entertainment

"Zero Dark Thirty," Kathryn Bigelow's outstanding new film about the hunt for Osama Bin Laden, features one of the most intense sequences of 2012: the...

Beyond the Pale

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 01.28.2013 | Women
Shira Hirschman Weiss

I had been hearing it all my life, especially when I would return from a vacation that I was obviously supposed to have come back from looking "tan."

Is 'Les Miserables' The New Best Picture Front-Runner?

Mike Hogan | Posted 01.27.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

One last Argo vs. Lincoln vs. Les Miserables note: Can we imagine a scenario where one of them wins Best Picture and another wins Best Director? Like Les Miserables and Ben Affleck, or Argo and Steven Spielberg?

Girls' Night Out: Zero Dark Thirty and the Death of Osama bin Laden

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.26.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal's take on the hunt for Osama bin Laden, a thrilling Zero Dark Thirty, begins with torture so brutal I found it an eye averting experience.

Will 'Zero Dark Thirty' Give You An Aneurysm

Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

The details of Kathryn Bigelow's follow-up to The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty, have been shrouded is almost as much mystery as the actual mission ...

These 50 Stars Say No To Turkey

Posted 12.10.2014 | Celebrity

As you sit down to enjoy your turkey meal this Thanksgiving, just know that dozens of celebrities will be noshing on stuffing, veggies and sweet potat...

Happiness Depending on Marriage? A Feminist Response to Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens in The Heiress

Carey Purcell | Posted 01.15.2013 | Arts
Carey Purcell

Jessica Chastain's ascent up the onstage staircase in the final scene of The Heiressis an inspiring moment in a play that is nothing but thought-provoking and timely -- unsettlingly so.

Interview With Mama Writer/Producer, Barbara Muschietti

Julie Ingram | Posted 01.14.2013 | Arts
Julie Ingram

Barbara Muschietti is a native-Argentinean who has traveled the globe following her dream, to make feature films. This January, her supernatural thriller Mama, starring Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, hits theaters. 2012-11-14-mama.jpg

Jessica Chastain: 'I'm Very Shy When It Comes To Guys'

Posted 11.15.2012 | Celebrity

She might be one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood, but believe it or not, Jessica Chastain is guy shy. The 35-year-old actress, who's curr...

Theater: Annie Still Plucky; The Heiress Still Plain

Michael Giltz | Posted 01.12.2013 | Arts
Michael Giltz

The reason this Annie is merely pleasant instead of joyful is the creative team led by generally dependable director James Lapine. The show has no momentum.

Stage Door: The Heiress, Ivanov, No Escape

Fern Siegel | Posted 01.12.2013 | Arts
Fern Siegel

"Revenge is a dish best served cold." The sentiment comes courtesy of The Godfather, but it applies to the moving Broadway revival of The Heiress at the Walter Kerr.

The Heiress Inherits a Natural Beauty

Zach Udko | Posted 01.06.2013 | Arts
Zach Udko

Asking an audience to believe that Chastain could stroll through Washington Square Park without attracting the eye of a single bachelor requires a highly active imagination.

Love And Loathing In Washington Square

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 01.04.2013 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

Hell may have no fury like a woman scorned, but there is no shortage of silent rage onstage at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre, in Jessica Chastain's subtle and nuanced portrayal of a jilted rich girl.

First Nighter: Jessica Chastain as 'The Heiress' -- or Not

David Finkle | Posted 11.01.2012 | Arts
David Finkle

It's as simple as this: If you've got a play called The Heiress, it's absolutely obligatory that whoever assumes the eponymous role is utterly persuasive. Unfortunately, that's not the case at the Walter Kerr.

Jessica Chastain Leaps up to Lead Oscar Race, Threatening Jennifer Lawrence

Tom O'Neil | Posted 12.26.2012 | Entertainment
Tom O'Neil

Both Chastain and Lawrence now appear in films with strong Best Picture potential and thus they could benefit from the coattail effect that swept Hilary Swank (Million Dollar Baby) and Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love) to past victories.

Modern Love, Set In The 1850s

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 10.26.2012 | Arts

“I think that I’ve always been a great lover of Henry James,” director Moisés Kaufman told The Huffington Post in a recent interview. "He had s...

Jessica Chastain, Theater Nerd?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 12.25.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — Jessica Chastain has been called many things. Time magazine declared her one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. Vanity ...

Revisiting Death Row: 'The Exonerated,' and the American Theater Wing Honors the Redgraves

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.25.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

On Monday night, The American Theater Wing honored the Redgrave family at their annual gala.

WATCH: Jessica Chastain's New Commercial Is Super Messy

Posted 09.14.2012 | Style

We've seen some bizarre perfume ads over the years, from the awkward to the erotic. But Jessica Chastain's new video for Yves Saint Laurent Manifesto ...

WATCH: The Year's Scariest Trailer

Posted 09.13.2012 | Entertainment

Watching the trailer for "Mama" will make you want to run away screaming and/or type in all caps to warn others about pressing play. Produced by Gu...