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Peter Riegert

'Show Me a Hero' on HBO: Lost in Yonkers

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.15.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"This story wasn't going away," said David Simon explaining his persistence in making the six-part mini series, Show Me a Hero, he co wrote with William F. Zorzi based on Lisa Belkin's 1999 book.

With Jason Segel at Lunch at the Lotos Club: Celebrating of the End of the Tour

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.06.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

By 1996, upon the publication of the gargantuan novel Infinite Jest, its author David Foster Wallace was the envy of writers. Touted in exalted ways, praised as brilliant, his work produced an "anxiety of influence" for the literary.

Is He a Good Father, Katie?

Tricia McCallum | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment
Tricia McCallum

My cinematic crème de la crème takes many forms. It may be one line of dialogue all on its own, or an entire scene's worth. It might be a look or a gesture from one character to another, or to no one in particular. It might be as simple as the quality of light the director captured at a window in early morning.

Movie Review: At Middleton

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.31.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Adam Rodgers' At Middleton is that rarity: a romantic comedy that manages to surprise by subverting the formula and coming up with something fresh.

Maggie Furlong

'Dads' PSA: Septuagenarian Nudity Is Not That Funny

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 09.17.2013 | TV

Is Fox's new sitcom "Dads" (premiering tonight at 8 p.m. ET) really that bad? Critics have pretty much all panned "Dads," calling it "unpleasant," "of...

'Dads' EP Admits Some Jokes Need Tweaking

The Huffington Post | Maureen Ryan | Posted 08.05.2013 | TV

The cast and executive producers of "Dads," a new Fox comedy, faced quite a few questions about the racist and questionable jokes in the show's pilot....

Local Hero: A 30th Anniversary Ceilidh

Donald Liebenson | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment
Donald Liebenson

Director Bill Forsyth's Local Hero, starring Peter Riegert and Burt Lancaster, recently marked its 30th anniversary. To ex.erience Local Hero is to be besotted by it, much like the film's main character,

HuffPost Review: White Irish Drinkers

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A film of both nostalgia and emotional volatility, White Irish Drinkers also has a title that probably works against drawing in the audience that woul...