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Lorene Scafaria

Writer/Director Lorene Scafaria Based "The Meddler" on Her Own Mother

Nell Minow | Posted 05.02.2016 | Entertainment
Nell Minow

I'm a huge fan of filmmaker Lorene Scafaria, She wrote "Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist" and wrote and directed "Seeking a Friend for the End of th...

Susan Sarandon is The Meddler: Listen to Your Mother

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.24.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Even when you know where The Meddler is going, Susan Sarandon is so likable as Marnie, a mom from Brooklyn with a thick accent and a big heart, you ro...

Susan Sarandon's Mommy Issues

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 04.21.2016 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

What are we to do when the private persona of a performer bleeds over into the public creative sphere? The line is so fragile that it often rends our ...

WATCH LIVE: Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne & Lorene Scafaria Dish About "The Meddler"

HuffPost | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.19.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne and director Lorene Scafaria join HuffPost Video to discuss their newest film, "The Meddler."...

'40 Days Of Dating' Becomes A Movie

Posted 09.18.2013 | Entertainment

Movie-ready blog 40 Days Of Dating has locked up its movie deal. As first reported by, Warner Bros. has acquired the film rights to 40 Da...

Interview: Director Lorene Scafaria Is Seeking a Friend

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.21.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Scafaria, who wrote the script for Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, says she was pushed to end life on Earth by her experience on that earlier film -- and by the growing media interest in the Mayan calendar's supposed prediction of the world ending in 2012.

Movie Review: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.19.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lorene Scafaria's Seeking a Friend for the End of the World strikes a different chord: one that is wistfully romantic, a little melancholy and unexpectedly funny.

If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mother: At the Athena Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.12.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Recipients are asked to adhere to only one caveat: they must speak about a woman who has influenced or inspired them, not their mother. An act of rebellion, this rule was immediately violated.

Diablo Cody Talks Women in Film, Career at 2012 Athena Film Festival

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 04.01.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

I was able to use sex to get attention. I've been a writer my entire life. Nobody paid one wit of attention to me until I started writing about sex. To me that is very telling.