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"De Palma": Directors Cut: Blood Everywhere

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 06.24.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

It's all there in Noah Baumbach ("The Squid and the Whale") and Jake Paltrow's ("Young Ones") long take documentary on the 50 year career of one of America's great innovative film directors. Triumphs and tragedies, back stories and back stabbing, mostly brutally honest, sometimes euphemistically elliptical, straight ahead, unblinking testimony laced with great film clips and stories of the emergence of the American New Wave.

De Palma: The Director's Director Still Horrifies

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.11.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Directors Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow pay tribute to Brian De Palma in the best way possible in the documentary, De Palma, by showing his work. Wit...

Friday the 13th: 13 Highest-Grossing Horror Films

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.13.2016 | Entertainment
GOBankingRates

By Andrew DePietro, Staff Writer Friday the 13th is here and that means fear and superstition is on people's minds. The holiday is so well known and ...

Everybody Knows . . . Elizabeth Murray Premieres at Tribeca: A Talk With Director Kristi Zea

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.25.2016 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Everbody Knows . . . Elizabeth Murray premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival's closing weekend. Even as the artist Elizabeth Murray was making news, i...

Jodie Foster Cried On 'Taxi Driver' Because She Hated Her Wardrobe

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.24.2016 | Entertainment

When Robert De Niro introduced the 40th anniversary screening of "Taxi Driver" at the Tribeca Film Festival on Thursday night, he started by saying, "...

Meet The Brilliant Pianist Behind Martin Scorsese's Next Biopic

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 03.31.2016 | Arts

Over his long and celebrated career, pianist Byron Janis has experienced triumphs and challenges unknowable to most of us. He's overcome injury and il...

Will Someone Eventually Get Killed at a Trump Rally?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 03.14.2016 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

So what happens next? Will Trump himself become more of a target? Will he ultimately get the message that he's the one inciting the violence and start to bring down the temperature in the room? Or will he continue to ratchet up the toxic rhetoric until it leads to an awful tragedy?

A New Hitchcock Moves into 10 Cloverfield Lane

Brandon Judell | Posted 03.11.2016 | 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...

Your 2016 Oscar Party Menu in Gifs

Sarah Shanfield | Posted 02.25.2016 | Comedy
Sarah Shanfield

Welcome to my annual Oscars Party! This year's theme is The Fork Awakens! Let me take your Coat Winslet, you sure look like you're ready to Hateful At...

If Scorsese Directed Mario in 'Goodfellas,' It'd Be Game Over

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.20.2016 | Comedy

Super Mario Bros. is now mobbed up, and Martin Scorsese is here to tell the story. Well, not really, but this imagined version of the director's "Good...

Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese Talk About Vinyl, and the Good Music From New York's Bad Old Days

David Hinckley | Posted 01.08.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

New York in the 1970s was dirty and dangerous. Hey, wait, so was rock 'n' roll.

The Time Actress Illeana Douglas Made Marlon Brando Cry

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.08.2015 | Fifty

Illeana Douglas has been a Hollywood fixture since the mid-'80s, but it was through her then-boyfriend, Martin Scorsese, that the actress had a moment...

Poltergeist Actress Susan Heyward Is One of Sony Playstation's Favorite Superheroes

Ilana Rapp | Posted 11.25.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Susan Heyward stars in Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter's new HBO drama series "Vinyl" premiering February 14, 2016, and is returning as the lead in Sony's superhero juggernaut series "Powers" premiering March 2016

Happy Birthday, Jodie Foster! Wise Quotes from the Actress

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.19.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

"Trust me, 47 years in the film business is a long time," said Jodie Foster when she accepted her Cecil B. DeMille award at the Golden Globes in 2013. She should know. Foster made her acting debut in a Coppertone commercial when she was just three.

Actor Michael Shannon on Chicago Theater

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 10.30.2015 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Ever wonder what your life might have been like if you dropped out of high school? Well, for actor Michael Shannon, it put him on the path to being nominated for an Academy Award by the age of 34.

Oaxaca Film Fest: International Films, Sundance and Mezcal in the Colonial City

Karin Badt | Posted 10.20.2015 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

I happened to learn about the Oaxaca Film Festival by the luck of coincidence. While surfing in Puerto Escondido, I met its charismatic director, Ramiz Adeeb Azar, an Iranian American, based in the city of Oaxaca, on the beach.

After Finding Beauty and the Beatles, Pattie Boyd Seeks Picture Perfection

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

She was a vision of loveliness who attracted the eye of some of the best photographers in the world -- not to mention the fancy of two of rock 'n' roll's most iconic guitar heroes. Today, though, Pattie Boyd feels most comfortable on the other side of camera.

Filmmaker Edward Burns' 'Public Morals' Portrays Mythical Irish-American Cops like 'The French Connection's' Popeye Doyle

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.19.2015 | Entertainment
Ashley Jude Collie

I was recently chatting with filmmaker Edward Burns who was excitedly talking about his new drama series, Public Morals, which premieres on August 25 on TNT. He was grateful that I'd found the series compelling with a host of outstanding elements from cinematography, set design and costuming to music.

Leonardo DiCaprio Will Play America's First Serial Killer For Martin Scorsese

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.11.2015 | Entertainment

How would you like to stay in Leonardo DiCaprio's murder hotel? The actor is teaming up with Martin Scorsese yet again for “The Devil in the White C...

See The Awesome First Teaser For Martin Scorsese And Mick Jagger's 'Vinyl'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.06.2015 | Entertainment

Shut up, put the record on, drop the needle and crank up the volume. The first teaser for Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger's HBO series, "Vinyl," has a...

Movie Review: The Overnight -- No Sleeping

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.18.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It is the rare movie comedy that can encompass the wild events of a single night and keep you both squirming and surprised into laughter for its full running time. 

Nick Sandow's Farewell to Old New York

Camila Gibran | Posted 06.23.2015 | Arts
Camila Gibran

"I always felt like Thomas, I always felt like I was on the periphery of all that stuff, and this desire of a wannabe, well, I am an actor, I spent the last 25 years pretending to be somebody else."

Meditation Myth Number 3: 'I Need a Mantra'

Dean Sluyter | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Dean Sluyter

Mantras are one such vehicle -- but only one. They're soothing sounds that are psycho-acoustically suited to this settling process.

Mike Tyson Compiles Every Single One Of His Knockouts In One Video

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.17.2015 | Sports

Martin Scorsese is making his own film about the boxer.

RIP Albert Maysles, Pioneer Documentarian Dead at 88

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

This is a boom time for Albert Maysles: his iconic Grey Gardens (1975) in a restored print is screening at Film Forum, and available from Criterion. A new documentary, Iris, about style legend Iris Apfel, a hit at the 2014 New York Film Festival will be released in late April.