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Movie Review: Coriolanus

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.30.2012 | Home
Marshall Fine

Never a popular part of the Shakespeare canon, Coriolanus bears a peculiar timeliness, in the muscular directorial debut by Ralph Fiennes.

'Great Expectations' Gets A Makeover

Posted 11.21.2011 | Entertainment

While Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations" has become a sacred piece of literature, for its 200th anniversary, it looks like it will be getting a bit...

Denver Film Festival Preview, Part 1: Turn on the Leading Manpower

Michael Bialas | Posted 12.31.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

George Clooney may be able to do a lot of things, but he isn't a song-and-dance man. That's unless you count his hokey hoedown and country croon as a member of the Soggy Bottom Boys in O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Is This Gorgeous Actress The Next Bond Girl?

Posted 11.29.2011 | Entertainment

The name's Marlohe. Bérénice Marlohe. Well, maybe. Movie news site is reporting that young French actress Bérénice Marlohe is...

Kate Winslet: The Antidote for Contagion -- and Now She's Won an Emmy!

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Almost fifteen years after Titanic, with six Oscar nods and one win to her credit, Kate Winslet is an actress at the peak of her powers -- no longer a precocious ingénue, but a professional who's conscientiously developed her craft.

American Mengele

Alan Singer | Posted 11.16.2011 | World
Alan Singer

Unfortunately, medical testing on unwitting human subjects or people who consent under duress has not stopped.

New Yorker Festival Lineup Announced

Posted 10.25.2011 | Home

The New Yorker Festival has returned for its 12th year, and they've wrangled quite a lineup for this year's meeting of the minds. From the New Yor...

As He Turns 75, Thoughts on the Legacy of Robert Redford

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I saw no mention of Robert Redford's birthday amongst all the pop dreck that seems to capture people's attention these days. I am going to attempt a tribute of sorts, as I can think of few people in the entertainment field more deserving.

Dumbledore And Voldemort Team Up!

Posted 10.18.2011 | Entertainment

Even though the beloved "Harry Potter" series is over, it doesn't mean some Hogwarts-dwellers won't be sharing anymore screen time. Just this tim...

What Film Will Close The Toronto Film Festival?

AP | Posted 10.16.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — Bill Nighy and Rachel Weisz's British spy tale "Page Eight" has been chosen to close next month's Toronto International Film Festi...

James Bond Reportedly Gets Brand New Star

Posted 09.17.2011 | Entertainment

According to a new report, the next James Bond film has just gotten a new jolt of homespun energy. Welsh star Rhys Ifans has joined the upcoming Sa...

The Older Class: The 5 Best 'Harry Potter' Grown-ups

AP | By CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 09.14.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES -- The world of "Harry Potter" has always centered on the boy wizard and his pals as they navigate danger, outsmart villains and hurtle to...

Lord Voldemort Responds To Critics

Newsweek | July 11, 2011 | Posted 09.11.2011 | Books

'Blame my childhood,' villain tells NEWSWEEK--as channeled by actor Ralph Fiennes, who reprises the role in the grand finale, 'Harry Potter and the De...

Movie Review: Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, Part 2 - It's Magical

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.11.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

We have now come to the end of a decade-long magical adventure that may constitute the most ambitious feat of both literary and cinematic story-telling in memory, with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2.

Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomi Harris Join James Bond Cast

Posted 09.10.2011 | Home

The lineup for the next James Bond film has finally been confirmed. Naomi Harris will take over from Samantha Bond in the always-the-bridesmaid ro...

PHOTOS: Emma Watson, Stars Shine At MASSIVE 'Harry Potter' Premiere (LIVE)

Posted 09.06.2011 | Entertainment

Just as the film series goes out with a bang on screen, so does its off-screen celebration. The premiere for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, P...

My Oscars Diary as Royal Fever Hits Hollywood!

Yvonne Yorke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Yvonne Yorke

Hollywood has gotten royal fever during Oscar week. Having long reigned as the queen of celebrity bridal designers, Vera and I naturally ended up chatting about the royal wedding dress.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: The Beginning of the End

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

It's really very fortunate that the principal cast have remained with Harry Potter from tip to tail, because otherwise the series has transformed so much, aesthetically and tonally, as to appear schizophrenic.

"Clash of the Titans": Stick with the Original

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wajahat Ali

The big budget remake of "Clash of the Titans" opens this weekend with a polished trailer promising many thrilling, CG-created actions scenes, and 3-D effects. Sadly, none of this superficial eye candy makes the movie entertaining.

Movie Review: Clash of the Titans -- Barely 2D

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Aside from any further output from Lady Gaga, I can't think of much that's more unnecessary than the remake of Clash of the Titans, at least until the next remake of Godzilla comes along.

ShoWest Day 4: The Party Ends With Day-Long Celebration

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

At the ShoWest 2010 celebration, filmmakers and theater owners introduced their upcoming releases and stars.

Janet McTeer embraces Carnage

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Actress Janet McTeer relaxes her 6-foot-plus frame in her dressing-room chair backstage at the Bernard Jacobs Theater and coaxes the dregs of a home-m...

Kathryn Bigelow: Filmmaker

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

Bigelow's characters are human beings, every one capable of transgressing simple definitions, forcing us to think deeply about choices we make, and ultimately about human experience and our common "reality."

The Lee Strasberg Notes: Sharing the Method with a New Generation of Actors, Directors and Film and Theater Lovers

Lola Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lola Cohen

Lee Strasberg spent his long life as an acting teacher, director, and performer inspiring generations of pupils with his Method. His techniques remain ever fresh and appealing to young acting and directing students.

Why Gossip Matters So Much It Hurts

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Laermer

Buzzing about others is one of those immutable truisms of the human condition: people gossip for the sake of gossiping. Today, gossip is the province of shouters on the Web.