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Mark Duplass

'Tammy' Star: Melissa McCarthy Was 'Greatest And Most Terrible Asset'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.04.2014 | Entertainment

You may have read that this summer's Melissa McCarthy vehicle "Tammy" flopped at the box office and signaled the end of McCarthy's blockbuster success...

Live From the Tribeca Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.22.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Not to label it a leftover festival, but there is the sense that the movies in Tribeca have either already had their debut elsewhere or, more to the point, didn't have a debut elsewhere because they didn't make the cut. Still, I always enjoy the opportunity that Tribeca affords me as a critic and curator.

Mark Duplass and Elisabeth Moss at the Tribeca Film Festival

Rob Feld | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

Mark Duplass is an indie staple who has re-pioneered a Neo-Realism as an actor, producer, writer and director in films like The Puffy Chair, Cyrus and Humpday.

WATCH: How A Drunken Introduction Led To Jonah Hill's First Serious Role

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Mark Duplass discusses how meeting a drunk Jonah Hill at a party resulted in Hill being cast in "Cyrus," his first serious film role. ...

The Sundance Interviews: Video with Paul Reiser, Cheryl Hines, Molly Shannon, Aubrey Plaza, Shaileen Woodley and Mark Duplass

Rob Feld | Posted 03.29.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

From their dynamic alone, you can tell they had fun making it.

Mike Ryan

The 6 Best Movies At Sundance

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment

That's a wrap on HuffPost Entertainment’s 2014 Sundance coverage. I'm always hesitant to do a "Top Movies" list out of a film festival, if only beca...

Live From the Sundance Film Festival: Wednesday, Jan. 22

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

My last day at the Sundance Film Festival ended with a big bang: The Raid 2, Gareth Evans' sequel to his eye-popping 2011 action film The Raid. And it was a good day prior to that, with a pair of mysterious films -- one a sci-fi thriller, one a marital comedy -- and most of an eye-opening documentary.

Movie Review: Black Rock

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Having broken through as a filmmaker with the intriguing and moving The Freebie, actress Katie Aselton suffers the sophomore slump with her second film as a director, Black Rock.

The Beek Is Back

Posted 02.22.2013 | TV

Don't worry, "Dawson's Creek" and "Don't Trust The B In Apartment 23" fans: James Van Der Beek has booked a CBS comedy pilot and could be heading back...

Mike Ryan

Are These The Busiest Men In Hollywood?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 07.02.2012 | Entertainment

It's the classic dilemma: You're at the movie theater with your significant other and the two of you can't agree on what to see. "I want to see the mo...

Where To See Your Favorite TV Stars This Summer

Posted 06.29.2012 | TV

Most TV shows are on hiatus until the fall, but that doesn't mean that fans have to miss out on seeing their favorite small screen stars all summer. ...

Hannah and Her Sister (and Jack)

Kristin McCracken | Posted 08.14.2012 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

With its provocative storyline and immaculately indie street cred, Lynn Shelton's 2009 hit Humpday earned her a load of admirers. With it-girl Emily Blunt headlining her latest effort, Your Sister's Sister, Shelton is likely to break open to an even wider audience

Lynn Shelton Makes It Up As She Goes Along

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.13.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It wasn't supposed to be a sister. In fact, as originally conceived by writer-director Lynn Shelton, Your Sister's Sister could have been titled "Your Sister's Mother."

Lynn Shelton on Your Sister's Sister and the Advantages of Late-Blooming

Litsa Dremousis | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment
Litsa Dremousis

Your Sister's Sister is the culmination of Shelton's prior feature experience and, also, her work as an experimental filmmaker, actress, improvisor, editor and photographer.

Movie Review: Your Sister's Sister

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Your Sister's Sister is smart comedy, such a rarity. It never forces laughs but keeps you steadily and regularly amused.

Movie Review: Safety Not Guaranteed

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.05.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Small and delightfully self-assured, Safety Not Guaranteed celebrates the idea of taking a chance and accepting the unexpected, in ways that are quietly funny.

Aubrey Plaza On Her First Lead Role

The Huffington Post | Lori Fradkin | Posted 06.04.2012 | Women

Aubrey Plaza is best known as intern-turned-assistant April Ludgate on NBC's "Parks & Recreation," but it was her breakout role in the film "Funny Peo...

On the Culture Front: Tribeca Film Fest Afterthought, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Newsies and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 07.02.2012 | New York
Chris Kompanek

t's been a busy month on the culture front; a lot has gone down in the music, theater and film worlds. Magnetic Fields, Silence! The Musical, Newsies, A Midsummer Night's Dream and the Tribeca Film Festival.

At Tribeca, Women Filmmakers Reach New Highs -- and Lows

Erica Abeel | Posted 06.24.2012 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

The good news: several of this year's standout films at the Tribeca Film Festival are by women. The bad news: some of the fest's worst misfires are also by women.

Lynn Shelton and Lauren Greenfield Shine at the Tribeca Film Festival

Liliana Greenfield-Sanders | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home
Liliana Greenfield-Sanders

Your Sister's Sister is effortlessly refreshing and enjoyable throughout. It is clear in every scene that these actors have the utmost trust in their director and are willing to be raw, fun and loose with the material.

WATCH: Aubrey Plaza And Jake Johnson In Charming 'Safety Not Guaranteed' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment

How do you sell an indie romance that started out as an Internet meme? By turning into the skid. The new trailer for "Safety Not Guaranteed" -- the ch...

Katie Calautti

Watching 'Jeff, Who Lives At Home' With Barry, Who Lives At Home

HuffingtonPost.com | Katie Calautti | Posted 05.16.2012 | Entertainment

I've known my friend Barry since college -- he's a great person, a talented writer and musician, and currently works at a successful news magazine TV ...

Interview: Mark Duplass and Ed Helms Talk Jeff, Who Lives at Home

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.16.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Ed Helms understands comedy. But the kind of improv that writer-directors Mark and Jay Duplass do made him a little nervous.

How 'Safety Not Guaranteed' Brings Emotion To An Internet Meme

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.15.2012 | Entertainment

"Wanted: Someone to go back in time with me," read an infamous 2005 classified ad that quickly became an Internet meme. "This is not a joke. You'll ge...

Jake Johnson Channels Bill Murray For His Big-Screen Breakout In 'Safety Not Guaranteed'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.13.2012 | Entertainment

If Lizzy Caplan is the early frontrunner for It-Girl of 2012, then consider Jake Johnson her male counterpoint. The 32-year-old actor, who has broken ...