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Honoring Nelson Mandela Through Film

John Farr | Posted 02.05.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

Though none of us could ever truly imagine the trials Nelson Mandela faced or the suffering he experienced, a number of filmmakers have used the power of cinema to present a window -- however narrow and skewed it might be -- into that struggle, or one like it.

Aisle View: McKellen and Stewart Play Beckett and Pinter

Steven Suskin | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

The authors mix bleak despair with comic patter, making the plays catnip for a certain caliber of star actor. Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart have joined together to offer the two plays.

What Now, Arnold Schwarzenegger?

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.30.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Now that his first comeback movie has seriously bombed, what's next for Arnold Schwarzenegger?

Alec Guinness: So Much More Than Obi Wan Kenobi

John Farr | Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

The term "class act" seems overused at a time when there are fewer examples of it around, but no more apt expression comes to mind. If anybody had the right to be, it was Sir Alec Guinness.

WATCH: Can Russell Brand Fill Dudley Moore's Shoes In 'Arthur'?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The long-anticipated first trailer for the remake of 'Arthur' with Russell Brand in the titular role has finally been released, and it will no doubt s...

DVDs: "24," Fantasia" & Other New Releases That Make Easy Gifts

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

OK, here's a rundown of the last few weeks. If you're looking for a good gift idea and want to make sure the person you're gifting hasn't already boug...

"The Play's the Thing": Getting Butts in the Seats

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ashley Wren Collins

"I don't think revolution ever happens on big Broadway stages. So our responsibility is to create extraordinary events in small rooms that infect the rest of the culture," Anne Bogart insists.

Jacqueline Bisset, Actress with Legendary Film Pedigree, Stars in Death in Love Filmed, Set & Opening in NYC

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Penelope Andrew

The film is set in New York City in the 1990s. Yakin, a native New Yorker, shot the film in 25 days and financed it himself.