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Watch Bobby Fischer Enact His Own Mental Chess Match In Exclusive 'Pawn Sacrifice' Featurette

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.19.2015 | Entertainment

Bobby Fischer is one of the 20th century's most celebrated sportsmen. The brash American chess prodigy became an international superstar, cemented in...

On the Culture Front: Airline Highway, 'Tis Pity She's A Whore, Holiday Cocktail Lounge, and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.05.2015 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Broadway to many means big dance numbers and actors hurtling outsized emotions into the rafters. While there are certainly plenty of tiresome revivals and knockoffs alike that make an all too vivid case for this, there are also bold producers remaking the landscape of commercial theater with subversive, challenging and deeply moving musicals and plays.

First Nighter: Peter Sarsgaard in Shakespeare's and Austin Pendleton's "Hamlet"

David Finkle | Posted 06.16.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

It's surprising how many actors appearing as William Shakespeare's Hamlet don't take heed of the young Dane's advice to the players about speaking trippingly on the tongue and not sawing the air. They utter the sage admonition but then go about ignoring it.

Peter Sarsgaard Is a Unique Modern 'Hamlet' at CSC

Isa Freeling | Posted 06.12.2015 | Arts
Isa Freeling

There is a new Hamlet in town, and Peter Sarsgaard has his back, giving this poetic youth of the ages a crisp, nuanced, and strikingly modern voice. This Hamlet is fresh faced and wears a hipster's suit at a wedding that could be set at trendy downtown digs.

Maureen Ryan

The Problem With Network Television's One-Hour Dramas | Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.11.2015 | Entertainment

When it comes to drama development in the last few years, the output of the broadcast networks could fairly be compared to a medium-sized dumpster fir...

Live from Sundance: Monday, Jan. 26

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.29.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Craig Zobel's Z for Zachariah is a post -apocalyptic love triangle that is haunting and lovely -- a distinct change of pace from Zobel's last film, the chillingly neon-lit Compliance.

New York Film Critics Circle at Tao Downtown: First Awards in the New Year

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.08.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The New York Film Critics Circle announce their film honors early, so you know just who you are going to see at their annual awards dinner: with Boyho...

Erin Whitney

The Major Problem With Zach Braff's New Movie | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.25.2014 | Entertainment

There is a beauty to Zach Braff’s “Garden State” that still resonates today. It’s a film within the recent indie canon that captured something...

ReThink Reviews: Night Moves -- Can You Go Too Far to Protect the Earth?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.30.2014 | Green
Jonathan Kim

Night Moves definitely works as a tense, lo-fi psychological thriller. But the environmental dimension is what gives Night Moves its interesting moral dimension, as well as informing the unique world where the film takes place.

Jim Jarmusch Turns the Vampire Myth: Only Lovers Left Alive

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.29.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Jim Jarmusch, the celebrated indie filmmaker gives the vampire genre a clever tweak in his new movie, Only Lovers Left Alive. If you've been around su...

Blue Jasmine: Kiss Me, Cate!

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 10.12.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

Riveting. Relentless. Ridiculous. Cate Blanchett seizes the screen from the first moments of Woody Allen's new movie Blue Jasmine and refuses to let go. It's her vehicle, so don't get in the way.

Movie Review: Lovelace

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The fact that porn has become such a punchline in our culture -- something that is joked about in mainstream humor as a signifier for all that is horny, male and, often, lower-class -- is hard to believe, from the perspective of the social history captured in Lovelace.

Amanda Seyfried Explains First Encounter With Porn

Posted 08.07.2013 | Celebrity

GQ recently sat down with Amanda Seyfried and Peter Sarsgaard, stars of the new movie "Lovelace," out this Friday, and discovered some raunchy secrets...

Dressed for Distress

George Heymont | Posted 09.28.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Often, when we envision a damsel in distress we imagine characters like the protagonist of the 1914 silent film serial entitled The Perils of Pauline, Lois Lane hoping to be rescued by Superman, or the beefy Belle Rosen demonstrating her swimming technique in 1972's The Poseidon Adventure.

Blue Jasmine Review Plus Cate Blanchett Interview (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 09.24.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

New York son Woody Allen's back from Europe and he's unpacking some American baggage; Cate Blanchett talks of liminally channeling Hedda Gabler, Mary Tyrone, and Blanche DuBois.

Movie Review: Blue Jasmine

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.23.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Approaching the age of 80, with more than 40 feature films under his belt, Woody Allen continues to astonish, finding new ways to surprise audiences with each year's film.

Cate Blanchett as Tragic Hero: Woody, Women, and Williams

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.22.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"Jasmine was a gift of a role," said Cate Blanchett at the New York premiere of Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen's new movie.

Bradley Manning: Guilty of 'Aiding the Enemy' if the Enemy Is Democracy

Norman Solomon | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

When the deceptive operation of the warfare state can't stand the light of day, truth-tellers are a constant hazard. And culpability must stay turned on its head.

Has 'The Killing' Season 3 Found Its Villain?

Posted 02.13.2013 | TV

"The Killing" has cast Peter Sarsgaard in his first regular TV role, EW reports. He'll play Tom Seward, who is described as “a death row inmate f...

Director Finds Key to California Solo

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.29.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lewy had the idea for a Brit living in the U.S., even as he was researching America's immigration bureaucracy. His discussions with immigration lawyers sparked the idea for the film.

QUIZ: Can You Spell These Celebs' Names?

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 09.05.2012 | Celebrity

Here at HuffPost Celebrity, we fancy ourselves experts at spelling boldface names. But there are some stars who prompt typos more than others (we're t...

Theater's Biggest Power Couples

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 07.23.2012 | Home

Everybody loves celebrity couples. And everybody really loves when an onscreen romance turns into an offscreen one (or vice versa). While nobody ever ...

PHOTO: Maggie & Peter Out With New Baby | Posted 05.04.2012 | Celebrity

Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard certainly didn't let a little drizzle dampen their day. And why should they? After all, the couple just we...

Cinefantastique Spotlight: Green Lantern

Dan Persons | Posted 08.20.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The new film is Hollywood's latest attempt to take the comic book movie back to its purer roots. Does Green Lantern earn its stripes as simple summer fun?

Huff Post Review: Green Lantern Not As Good As Hoped, Not As Bad As Feared

Scott Mendelson | Posted 08.16.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Green Lantern is a deeply problematic comic book adventure, with structural and character development issues that should have felled the film. But like its title character, it overcomes its own weaknesses and embraces its flaws.