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The Aftermath of Tribeca: James Franco on Adderall, Lily Tomlin as a Grandma, Jason Schwartzman with a Huge Penis, and the Wolfpack Are Coming to Your Local Theatres

Brandon Judell | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts
Brandon Judell

Of the hundreds of films screened at festivals across the nation only a handful will wind up at your local theatres, and that goes for those lucky enough to have been viewed at the growingly prestigious Tribeca Film Festival (TFF).

Live from the Tribeca Film Festival: Friday, April 17

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I rarely miss either the Sundance or Toronto film festivals each year -- but my relationship with the Tribeca film fest has been spottier. Partly that's due to scheduling: For a variety of reasons, I've been out of town for large chunks of the festival each of the past couple of years. 

The 'American Pie' Dad Was Originally A Much Creepier Character

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment

For most millennials, Eugene Levy is best remembered as the awkwardly hilarious dad, aka Noah Levenstein, in the beloved "American Pie" series. Levy s...

Review: Admission Works

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Charming. A refreshing topic and setting for a romance between opposites. Tina Fey plays by-the-book Princeton admissions officer Portia Nathan. Pa...

Movie Review: Admission

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

You can count on one hand the number of good romantic comedies in any given year. Not that people aren't making them -- they just don't do them very well. Which is why Admission is such a treat.

Tina Fey, Paul Rudd and Paul Weitz on Admission, Parenting and Mean Mommy Bloggers

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 05.12.2013 | Parents
Lois Alter Mark

As a fan of Tina Fey, Paul Rudd and director Paul Weitz, I looked forward to hearing what words of wisdom they would impart about parenting and the college admissions process. Here are some snippets.

The One Piece Of Advice Tina Fey Gives To New Moms

The Huffington Post | Farah L. Miller | Posted 05.18.2013 | Parents

Tina Fey may play the only main character in her new movie "Admission" who is not a parent, but in real life she is one of our biggest star mom role m...

ReThink Interview: Paul Weitz, Director of Being Flynn

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.08.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

I had a chance to talk with Weitz, and as I began transcribing our interview, I began to notice parallels between Nick's story and Weitz's journey to both forge a unique movie from a beloved existing work and to embrace his past as a way to move forward and develop his own voice.

ReThink Review: Being Flynn -- The Other Parent Trap

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.06.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Even though Being Flynn is currently only scoring a 51 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, I think it's possibly the best film I've seen so far in 2012.

Movie Review: Being Flynn

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.30.2012 | Home
Marshall Fine

Adapted and directed by Paul Weitz, Being Flynn ostensibly is about Nick (Paul Dano), a would-be writer dealing with alcohol and commitment issues.

Robert De Niro Film To Benefit Homeless Elderly

Posted 02.17.2012 | Impact

Robert DeNiro's latest film, "Being Flynn" doesn't just address big issues -- it's doing something to make a difference. Based on Nick Flynn's memo...

On the Culture Front: Early Kurosawa Films From Criterion and Trust

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

A couple weeks ago, Criterion released a box set of four early films by Akira Kurosawa that have remained relatively unknown until now.