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Jessica Lange in Long Day's Journey into Night: "I Like Dark Places"

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.28.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Movie icon--and lately best known for her role on American Horror Story-- Jessica Lange has performed on Broadway only twice before, in two Tennessee ...

Aisle View: Long Night's Journey

Steven Suskin | Posted 04.27.2016 | Arts
Steven Suskin

This is a welcome opportunity to see the play, and the chance to see a top-flight performance by Jessica Lange. But when you leave Long Day enthusing about the actress playing Mary Tyrone -- well, that doesn't seem to be where O'Neill was heading.

A New Hitchcock Moves into 10 Cloverfield Lane

Brandon Judell | Posted 03.11.2017 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

"It's a real potboiler that is boiling and boiling and boiling and erupts in a way that few films ever do," director Dan Trachtenberg, 34, exclaimed o...

HBO's Media-Focused Drama The Newsroom Returns for a Riveting Final Season

Ed Martin | Posted 01.07.2015 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Sorkin has the advantage of viewing reality in the rear-view mirror as he writes this show, so let me indulge in similar hindsight conclusion-making.

Christopher Rosen

The Stars Of 'The Heart Machine' Are Pro Seamless

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.14.2014 | Entertainment

John Gallagher Jr. had some big aspirations after agreeing to star in "The Heart Machine," Zachary Wigon's debut feature film about a couple (Gallaghe...

The Bittersweet Goodbye To 'The Newsroom'

Posted 03.10.2014 | TV

The end of "The Newsroom" is near. HBO renewed "The Newsroom" for a third and final season, and John Gallagher Jr., who plays Jim in the series, sh...

Short Term 12 Deserves Oscar Nod

Paul Janes-Brown | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Paul Janes-Brown

Destin Daniel Cretton -- his first name says it all -- this humble, Haiku home-schooled, senior year at Maui High School, prize-winning filmmaker and writer, is destined for a very bright future.

ReThink Review: Short Term 12 - You Must See This Movie. Seriously.

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.22.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Short Term 12, a film starring Brie Larson as the supervisor of a foster home for at-risk teenagers, won the grand jury award at this year's South by Southwest film festival -- and if you see Short Term 12, you'll know exactly why.

Christopher Rosen

'One Of The Best Screenplays I Ever Read'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.19.2013 | Entertainment

"Short Term 12" has been on the short list of must-see 2013 indies since announcing itself at this year's South By Southwest Film Festival by winning ...

'Newsroom,' 'FNL' Stars Join HBO Miniseries

Posted 08.15.2013 | TV

"The Newsroom's" John Gallagher Jr. is staying within the HBO family, having scored a role in "Olive Kitteridge," the cable network's new high-profile...

Maggie Furlong

'The Newsroom' Season 2 Exclusive Sneak Peek!

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.13.2013 | TV

"The Newsroom" Season 2 is fast approaching (premieres Sun., July 14 at 10 p.m. ET on HBO) and we know a few of the recent news stories they'll be cov...

Christopher Rosen

The Breakout Star Of SXSW

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.15.2013 | Entertainment

Festival favorites like "Before Midnight," "Don Jon," "Spring Breakers" and "The Spectacular Now" have made lots of noise at the 2013 SXSW Film Festiv...

Looking Back at 'The Newsroom,' Pondering a Free Market

Andrew Fish | Posted 11.04.2012 | TV
Andrew Fish

By inserting a fictional cast into the framework of real-world events, Aaron Sorkin has provided both an outspoken opinion on American politics and a starting point for research into any number of financial and political issues facing the country.

HBO's The Newsroom: Politics vs. Characters

Molly Fosco | Posted 09.10.2012 | TV
Molly Fosco

Everyone on this show seems pissed off all the time. They go on lengthy rants and sometimes take the entire episode to make their point.

Broadway Stars Invade TV

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.09.2012 | TV

Broadway has some major competition for its acting talent: The small screen. Increasingly, stage actors are landing roles on TV. Known for their hi...

'The Newsroom' Gets Renewed (Whether You Like It Or Not)

Posted 09.01.2012 | TV

HBO has renewed "The Newsroom" for a second season, shortly after the second episode of the debut season aired. Aaron Sorkin's return to TV has rec...

'The Newsroom': The Musical?

Posted 06.26.2012 | TV

They may be cutthroat journalists, but Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) and Jim Harper (John Gallagher Jr.) have another skill to exercise on "The Newsroom....

'The Newsroom' Recap: Sorkin Slips Up In The Oil-Filled Premiere

Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.25.2012 | TV
Jack Mirkinson

"The Newsroom" is not irredeemable. Sorkin is a frequently great writer. He's got a really, really good cast. It's foolish to write any of them off after one or two episodes. But, so far, I'm very worried.

Maggie Furlong

'The Newsroom' Cast Previews Aaron Sorkin's New HBO Drama

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.21.2012 | TV

"The Newsroom" (premieres Sun., June 24, 10 p.m. ET on HBO) is very much an Aaron Sorkin show, and it's ruffled a lot of critical feathers. You've pro...

John Gallagher Jr. Talks Jumping From The Stage To 'The Newsroom'

Posted 06.20.2012 | TV

Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" hits HBO this Sunday, June 24 and John Gallagher Jr. is more than ready for audiences to see his portrayal of the shy, p...

Jane Fonda To Play Cable News Network CEO in Aaron Sorkin's HBO Drama

Posted 12.15.2011 | TV

It's been announced that Jane Fonda has signed on for a recurring role in Aaron Sorkin's new HBO drama series. The as-yet-untitled project is set at a...

Theater: Saint Rylance Of "Jerusalem"

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.21.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

JERUSALEM *** out of **** THE MUSIC BOX Is there a better, more versatile stage actor alive than Mark Rylance? Comedy, drama, tragedy -- he handles i...