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SF International Film Festival Geres Up With Cinematic Awards

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 05.14.2015 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

Each year, the San Francisco International Film Festival turns the city into Hollywood North, screening 150 indie and big-budget films, heralding 150 big-name and up-and coming actors, directors, and producers, and rolling out the red carpet for interviews and events.

Montclair Film Festival: Expanding in its 4th Year

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.07.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Film festivals flourish in beautiful places. The Montclair Film Festival in Montclair, New Jersey, now at its midpoint, adds to that rule, expanding to ten days, and inaugurating awards for filmmaking in memory of two Montclair residents who died this year.

From Fear-Based to Love-Based

Shahram Shiva | Posted 06.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Fear sells. Religion, spirituality, marketing experts, politicians running for office and of course governments have long understood that one of the...

A Brief (Pun Intended) History of Lawyers in Movies

Alex Simon | Posted 06.13.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Lawyers in motion pictures have been portrayed as one of two extremes, devils or angels, almost since celluloid was invented.

Oren Moverman's Time Out of Mind: Opening Night at the Sarasota Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"When you have Richard Gere in a movie, you can never completely erase that. You fall in love with Richard Gere in a different way."

Getting Enlightened About Prostitution

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 06.02.2015 | Impact
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

2015 marked the 25th anniversary of the movie Pretty Woman starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. It was a movie I loved at the time because I real...

Pretty Woman Turns 25

Nathan Smith | Posted 05.22.2015 | Entertainment
Nathan Smith

With her bad blonde wig and safety pins holding her imitation leather boots, Roberts still dazzles us with her earthy, warm, and self-deprecating Vivian 25 years on. While 50 Shades of Grey has recently captured our attentions, it may be time to instead indulge in a Pretty Woman couch session.

Who's The Sexiest Man Over 60? You Decide

Margaret Manning | Posted 05.12.2015 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

One of the biggest misconceptions about aging is that we no longer care about beauty, sex or romantic companionship. What rubbish! Baby boomers today are challenging stereotypes and living life with verve and passion. We want to look great, even if we don't care what other people think.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Is First Rate Entertainment

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

There is nothing remotely second best about the highly anticipated sequel to the charming The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel which was released in 2011. The cast of that movie included Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Dev Patel and Maggie Smith.

Movie Review: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel -- Checking out

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.05.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

No one wants to be deemed second-best, yet there it is, right in the title of the film: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. The result when you succumb to sequel-itis: Let's take this delightful little surprise hit and try to duplicate its success without doing anything original. 

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Dwight Brown | Posted 05.04.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Ol Parker is back as the screenwriter, and John Madden returns as the director. Both try to give this sequel the same feel as the first, but they've run out of ideas. Buying a new hotel seems like a giddy capitalistic exploit.

Chris Rock and Rosario Dawson in a Cinderella Story: Top Five

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.11.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Remember in Pretty Woman when Richard Gere asks Julia Roberts what happens after the prince rescues Cinderella? Not missing a beat, she says, she resc...

10 Prized Celebrity Collections Worth More Than $15,000

GOBankingRates | Posted 01.19.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

It's certainly no secret that celebrities enjoy the finer things in life. Many have used their larger-than-life paychecks to collect an impressive inventory of very fancy memorabilia. Here are 10 of the most impressive collections amassed by superstars.

Richard Gere and Bill Murray Keep Up the Good Work

Annette Insdorf | Posted 12.10.2014 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

Seeing Richard Gere and Bill Murray -- as well as their new films -- back to back this week invites comparison: movie stars for the past 35 years, they continue to do superlative work in both Hollywood and independent films.

9 Top Movies to Put You in That Autumn Mood

John Farr | Posted 11.30.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

Filmmakers can't resist all that color or the movement of falling leaves, with deep nostalgia swiftly evoked in a few frames of swirling red and gold. Regardless of plot, cast or dialogue, the unsung hero of the autumnal movie is the cinematographer.

Remembering Berry Berenson Perkins, a Victim of 9/11

Carole Mallory | Posted 11.11.2014 | New York
Carole Mallory

Berry Berenson Perkins was the personification of unconditional love. On 9/11 after the towers fell, I was driving to a meeting to be with my sober family when my cell phone rang.

Yagana Shah

The 5 Sexiest Things About Richard Gere On His Birthday

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty

Happy birthday, Richard Gere! Not only can we not believe the hunky actor is 65 today, it's hard to imagine that it's been nearly 25 years since he ma...

'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Is Up And Running Again

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.07.2014 | Entertainment

Attention all sequels coming out in 2015: Don't even try to be clever with your titles. "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" already has you beat. ...

Boyhood Opens BAMCinemaFest and Other Summer Movies: Third Person and Begin Again

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.21.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Wisdom has it, summer is for action thrillers, rom-coms, and other popcorn movies, but this season is particularly rich. Last week's opening night for...

Richard Gere Fools New Yorkers While Playing A Homeless Person

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.28.2014 | Entertainment

Richard Gere plays a homeless man looking to reconnect with his daughter in Oren Moverman's "Time Out of Mind," and the 64-year-old actor is apparentl...

Richard Gere Reportedly Dating Padma Lakshmi

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 04.22.2014 | Celebrity

Richard Gere may have a new lady in his life -- model and "Top Chef" host Padma Lakshmi. Page Six was first to report of the blossoming romance, no...

Prostitution: Shameful for a Girl, 'Shameless' for a Guy

Andrew Cristi | Posted 05.25.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

For a 20-something girl who just fed her baby brother cocaine out of negligence and got arrested, turning tricks seems like the bottom of the barrel. For an underage boy who shouldn't even be in a night club to begin with, stripping and hooking and pimping seem like great, lucrative career options.

In Defense Of 'Pretty Woman'

Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment
Matthew Jacobs

"Pretty Woman" was recently omitted from a list of the greatest modern romantic comedies. Why has the Julia Roberts vehicle come under such fire?

Anticipating the Golden Globes: One High Tea and Two Lunches

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.13.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

When a fan tells him she's tongue tied, Martin Scorsese becomes wildly animated: "Why? You don't need to be. It's just me," and gives her a hug. You c...

Richard Gere Checks Into 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful is open for business again, and this time it will feature a few new guests. Richard Gere,...