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Poor Andrew Garfield Is Reduced To Scooping Dung In Exclusive '99 Homes' Clip

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.25.2015 | Entertainment

In this exclusive "99 Homes" clip, you get to see Andrew Garfield round up a crew to help him shovel human feces from a home whose evicted family bac...

A Deep Dive On Celebrity Culture With Andrew Garfield

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.24.2015 | Entertainment

No one wants to work on Labor Day, so when I sat down with Andrew Garfield at a Manhattan coffee shop, I wasn't expecting much. I was wrong. What unf...

The Week in Movies: Labyrinth of Lies, Mississippi Grind and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.23.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Depending on which source you believe, there are between one and two dozen -- yes, you read that right, dozen -- films opening this Friday in New York. Here is a brief look at a half-dozen of them.

99 Homes

Joel Sucher | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment
Joel Sucher

What Goodfellas did for the mob 99 Homes will do for foreclosure (although some may find little difference between the two).

Live From Toronto Film Festival: Monday Sept. 14

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Peter Sollett's Freeheld was, for me, the find of the day -- an intensely emotional film based on a true story that could easily win Julianne Moore her second Oscar in a row (and, perhaps, earn a nomination for the terrific Michael Shannon).

Hamptons Journal: Michael Shannon Stars in 99 Homes / Chess in the Schools

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.03.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Last week, at a special screening at Guild Hall, Michael Shannon spoke about his work on 99 Homes, a feature directed by Ramin Bahrani about the housi...

James Franco Opens Up About A Very 'Uncomfortable' Sex Scene

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.31.2015 | Entertainment

James Franco has a much-buzzed about sex scene with actors Charlie Carver and Zachary Quinto in the upcoming film "I Am Michael," which premiered at t...

Elvis, Nixon and Snowden Entice Buyers at 35th American Film Market

Michael Rose | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

Elvis's presence was in the building at the Loews hotel in Santa Monica for the annual eight day American Film Market (AFM) hoping to convince the 1,670 buyers from over 70 countries to buy the rights to the upcoming film "Elvis and Nixon" starring Michael Shannon as Elvis and Kevin Spacey as Nixon.

ReThink Review: Young Ones -- Praying for Rain in the Sci-Fi West

Jonathan Kim | Posted 12.17.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Young Ones is one of my favorite movies of 2014, combining aspects of science fiction and Westerns with Greek and Shakespearean tragedy in a beautifully realized, utterly realistic, lived-in world with age-old themes that continue to echo throughout the human experience.

Behind the Scenes of the Still Photographs for the Feature Film 99 Homes

Hooman Bahrani | Posted 11.18.2014 | Entertainment
Hooman Bahrani

Ramin Bahrani is both an established New York based award-winning independent filmmaker, and also my brother. His latest film, 99 Homes, starring Andr...

Wrapping up the Toronto Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Get used to hearing the title The Imitation Game because, between the filmmaking of Morten Tyldum and the acting of Benedict Cumberbatch, this is the film they'll be talking about at the end of the year.

The Venice Diaries: Theeb, How the World Will End, and There's an App for That!

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Would you use an app that sends a message to other users in the area so they could go break up with your boyfriend, or propose to your sweetheart? Well, artist/filmmaker and writer Miranda July thinks you should.

Nymphomaniac Part I: Lars von Trier's Coitus Interruptus

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Filmmaker provocateur Lars von Trier's latest movie exceeds even his own perversions. The title, Nymphomaniac, tells you much. A troubled woman named ...

Lena Dunham Wrote A Short For The YouTube Awards

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.04.2013 | Entertainment

This is what it looks like when Lena Dunham, Spike Jonze, Avicii, Vanessa Hudgens and Michael Shannon get together. Dunham wrote a short film for Sund...

Muscle Shoals Makes it Downtown for a New York Premiere

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The name Alabama has such beautiful assonance, its flow of "a" makes its own Southern comfort! So the sound of "Sweet Home Alabama," one song in a st...

Forget Paris, Go to the Derby: Simpatico Wins It Going Away, Belleville Off-Track

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 09.16.2013 | Chicago
Kelly Kleiman

You can mistake ordinary politeness for friendship. You can be homesick with no way to get home. Herzog has perfect pitch for the speech of privileged Americans; I look forward to hearing it deployed in a play that's about something.

ReThink Review: Man of Steel -- The Hunk From Outer Space

Jonathan Kim | Posted 08.18.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

My biggest problem with Man of Steel is one that has kept me from liking Superman my whole life -- that a superhero with godlike powers and unimpeachable morals is very difficult to relate to or empathize with.

What Becomes Of Metropolis After 'Man Of Steel'?

Mike Ryan | Posted 08.17.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Man of Steel opened to a triumphant box office take over the past weekend. Though there are still some questions lingering about the end of the movie. (If you haven't seen Man of Steel, this might be a good time to stop reading.) At the end of Man of Steel, Superman and Zod stage a long and very costly battle that leaves much of Metropolis in ruins. Here, to talk about what it was like in Metropolis on that day, we interviewed a resident of Metropolis, U.S.A.

Movie Review: Man of Steel

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Zack Snyder widens his view as a director with Man of Steel, taking a proclivity for creating startling images in the service of storytelling and using it to enlarge and expand the action.

15 Reasons Why Michael Shannon Is The Coolest Effing Person Around

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 07.25.2013 | Celebrity

1. At 38, he's been super prolific. 2. He can sing Bon Jovi better than Bon Jovi himself. 3. He's the sorority sister you never knew you wan...

Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: A Glimpse Inside Man of Steel

Dan Persons | Posted 08.13.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Zack Snyder digs shooting on location... Henry Cavill loves his super-suit... Michael Shannon really appreciates Henry Cavill... We look into the creation of the eagerly-awaited reboot of the Superman franchise.

Christopher Rosen

The Year's Baddest Villain Explains Why He Isn't Evil | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment

There is no kneeling before Zod in "Man of Steel." Zack Snyder's Superman reboot casts Michael Shannon as the villainous general, but leaves behind th...

Another 'Man Of Steel' Take: It Stinks

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 08.11.2013 | Entertainment

It has been a black eye to Hollywood that throughout this, the unending and increasingly repetitive age of the superhero blockbuster, the comics' most...

The Best Superman Yet?

Mike Ryan | Posted 08.10.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

This Friday, Superman returns to theaters after a seven year hiatus in Man of Steel. This time, director Zack Snyder (Watchmen) tapped British thespian Henry Cavill to play one of the most iconic characters over the last 100 years. As a service to you, we answer every question you could possibly have about Man of Steel.

Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: Pics From Man of Steel

Dan Persons | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Get a look at Superman's new look... Star Trek producer Brannon Braga gets all witchy... Damon Lindelof gets Left Behind... The Wizard of Oz goes deep...