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Kenneth Lonergan

'Manchester By The Sea' Director Defends Casey Affleck In College Paper

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.06.2017 | Entertainment

“Manchester By The Sea” director Kenneth Lonergan is backing Casey Affleck and criticizing the sexual harassment allegations against the actor in ...

Broadway Scores at the Oscars

ZEALnyc | Posted 02.07.2017 | Arts

This year's Academy Awards nominations honor many familiar names from the New York stage By Christopher Caggiano, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, Februa...

New York Film Critics Circle Spreads the Love

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.04.2017 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Why is this night different from all other [awards] nights? New York Magazine film critic and emcee for this annual awards fete David Edelstein had so...

'Manchester By The Sea:' Film Review

Ira Israel | Posted 11.12.2016 | Entertainment
Ira Israel

Writer/Director Kenneth Lonergan is a tremendous explorer of psychological terrains seldom traversed due to their complexity

Riz Ahmed, Mahershala Ali, Aja Naomi King, Kara Hayward: Among the 10 to Watch at the Hamptons International Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.13.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The "10 to Watch" program at the Hamptons International Film Festival used to be called "Rising Stars," from which a very talented group of actors inc...


Erica Abeel | Posted 10.10.2016 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

If there's another turn by an actor this year as Oscar-worthy as that of Casey Affleck's in "Manchester by the Sea," I can't imagine it. As a man loc...

The 'Manchester By The Sea' Trailer Is Here, But Don't Watch It

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.06.2016 | Entertainment

“Manchester by the Sea” is one of the year’s best movies. That’s also why you should avoid its trailer, which debuted online on Wednesday, sev...

'Manchester By The Sea' Becomes Oscar Hopeful After Sundance Showing

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 01.08.2017 | Entertainment

Kenneth Lonergan's latest film grabs your attention and holds it the minute you spot Casey Affleck on a fishing boat out on the water in Massachusetts...

Bro Jobs

George Heymont | Posted 11.05.2016 | Arts
George Heymont

Organized religion, street gangs, fraternity hazing rituals and aggressive jocks who push weaker kids into their school lockers may be responsible for a horrendous amount of violence and bullying. But when one examines the root causes of their behavior, certain personality traits are easily identified.

Theater Producer Jen Hoguet Awarded the T. Fellowship for 2015-16

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 07.15.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

"I like plays that feel like somebody took a fun house mirror and put it up to the real world, and it's sort of reflecting back a version of it to you. I find that, in looking at that reflection, you can start to understand a little more about your life."

Broadway Fall Preview: What Ticket Buyers Want to See

Cara Joy David | Posted 12.05.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I love the fall theater season. First, fall is my favorite time of the year in the city. Second, the fall theater season is chock full of new offerings, but the pressure to see them right away is less than it is with spring offerings, as the Tony Awards isn't as imminent.

Interview: Actress Gaby Hoffmann Is Now Playing Adults

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

At the age of 30, having deliberately stepped away from acting and show business for five years to figure out what she wanted to do, Gaby Hoffman has decided that acting is a choice she wants to make for herself.

Christopher Rosen

How 'Margaret' Captures Post-9/11 America | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.22.2014 | Entertainment

In 2005, writer-director Kenneth Lonergan assembled an all-star cast, including Matt Damon, Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick and Anna Paquin, for "Marg...

Medieval Times: Not So Different From Modern Times

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 08.08.2012 | Home
Wilborn Hampton

In Medieval Play, Kenneth Lonergan's zany and erudite account of that turbulent era, the follies of the late 14th century are not all that unfamiliar from those of the early 21st.

Which Star-Studded Movie BOMBED?

Posted 12.04.2011 | Entertainment

It's nice to note the big movie winners but it's important not to forget the losers, either. Amid the box office heavy weights this weekend, there...

Anna Paquin & Matt Damon's Lost Drama To Be Revealed

Posted 11.01.2011 | Entertainment

Six years ago, an all-star cast got together to feature in Kenneth Lonergan's second film, a teenage legal drama about a girl who believes she's respo...