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Kill the Messenger With Michael Cuesta (VIDEO)

Rob Feld | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

In his new film, Kill the Messenger, director Michael Cuesta tells the story of Pulitzer Prize-winning cum vilified journalist Gary Webb, via a sensitive performance by Jeremy Renner. Here, Cuesta talked to me about the story behind the story and working with his talented cast.

Movie Review: Kill the Messenger ... a Great Film

Carole Mallory | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Jeremy Renner is perfect to portray Gary Webb. Kill the Messenger is about integrity. It is a true story about the investigative journalist, Gary We...

Movie Review: Kill the Messenger -- Get the Message Out

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's the rare journalism movie that gets it right when it comes to depicting the day-to-day on a daily newspaper.

Chef and Le Chef: Comfort Food

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

There are no car chases, no murders, no grisly scenes of carnage or even graphic sex scenes... though the sumptuous shots of food are seductively voluptuous.

Stanley Tucci, Anne Tatlock, and Michael D. Eisner Honored for Their Contributions to Theater

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Two benefits this week featured a back stage glimpse into how theater is made: on Sunday night, Stanley Tucci, along with Anne Tatlock, was honored at...

Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper: The Place Beyond the Pines

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.30.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Shoulder to shoulder like Homeric heroes, Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper descended the long stairs at the Landmark Theater on Thursday night, joining others of the cast and crew onstage for the premiere of Derek Cianfrance's new movie, The Place Beyond the Pines.

Alison Pill Topless Picture (She Handled It Like a Pro)

Michael Warbux | Posted 11.13.2012 | Celebrity
Michael Warbux

The Alison Pill topless picture was sent out on Twitter by accident... by her! But she handled the situation like a champion. All celebrities should l...

'The Big C' Ending After Season 4

Posted 07.30.2012 | TV

"The Big C" has been canceled. Showtime will end the Laura Linney series after its upcoming fourth season, the network announced at the 2012 Televisio...

An Ardent Forest in Central Park: 'As You Like It'

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.22.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

For fans of romantic comedy, a play that ends with three weddings is the ultimate fantasy. As You Like It, this summer's first Shakespeare in the Park...

Katy Hall

'Bored To Death' Returns With Elder Love, Man Love

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 12.06.2011 | Entertainment

The men of Bored to Death love each other. Not in the sharing a bed sense, though the characters played by Ted Danson, Jason Schwartzman and Zach Gali...

The Big C: Summer's Must Watch Series

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 08.20.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Golden Globe winning actress Laura Linney brings a depth of humanity to The Big C story that is staggering in its impact. The show is funny, dramatic, sexy and totally entertaining. This is one summer series you do not want to miss.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: X-Men: First Class

Dan Persons | Posted 08.06.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

X-Men: First Class is the latest installment of the Marvel film franchise to use comic book action to address some potent social issues.

Limitless: Just Say Yes

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

By the end of last night's premiere of Limitless, a new movie starring Bradley Cooper, everyone wanted to have what he has: the dream drug for over-ac...

What's Love Got To Do With It? (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

For many years, romantic comedies have had a double standard. If a man slept around, he was hailed as a charmer, a lover boy, or someone who was just ...

Movie Review: Love and Other Drugs

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There are a number of things to like about Edward Zwick's Love and Other Drugs, so it seems churlish to quibble about the problems. But those foibles...

Love, Drugs & Jake Gyllenhaal

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

When Jake Gyllenhaal called me a few weeks ago to talk about his new movie, Love & Other Drugs, I knew we'd have a fun conversation, but I had no idea the actor would be so willing to discuss sensitive subjects.

HuffPost Review: Please Give

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Should scavengers feel guilt? Obviously they don't in nature - that whole circle of life thing. But the modern jackals and vultures - culture vulture...

Live from Sundance Film Festival 2010: Day 3

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I happened to catch three films in a row on Saturday at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival that all dealt with issues of family, particularly the idea of creating a family from people to whom you aren't necessarily related.

Missing The Mark On Warren Beatty

John Farr | Posted 06.28.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Why does the media who cover Warren Beatty's work assume the topic I care most about with regard to this highly accomplished figure is how many women he slept with? It's insulting, in a way, isn't it?

Q & A: Versatile Actor Craig Bierko Bets On A Revived Guys And Dolls

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

In this exclusive Q & A, Craig Bierko talks about the state of Broadway and the world.