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Wyatt Russell Receives 'Rising Star' Award at Maui Film Festival

Kristin McCracken | Posted 06.21.2016 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

In this clip, he discusses how Maui (the island) has exceeded his expectations.

As I Desire You: Sexuality, Enigmatic Knowing, and the Therapeutic Couple

Jaime Lubin | Posted 06.06.2016 | Books
Jaime Lubin

"There are many things we don't know and only feel," Dr. Galit Atlas writes in her book The Enigma of Desire. This sentence has haunted me, I tell the...

Leaving Dublin: Sing Street Premieres

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.15.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The essential ingredients in John Carney's films: music and heart -- see Once (2007) and Begin Again (2013)-- bubble up in ample supply in his new one...

Richard Linklater: Making 'Everybody Wants Some!!' Was An Uphill Battle

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 04.08.2016 | Entertainment

Richard Linklater's laid-back depiction of college baseball bros in his newest film "Everybody Wants Some!!" has been a long time in the making (altho...

"Everybody Wants Some": Lesser Linklater

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 04.08.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

"Everybody Wants Some" is Richard Linklater's well-meaning, pleasant, mildly entertaining love letter to an idealized past. It's all hijinks and slig...

'Everybody Wants Some!!' Cast Play '80s Edition Of 'This Or That'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 04.07.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

For "Everybody Wants Some!!," director Richard Linklater heads back to the 1980s to depict the hijinks of a collegiate baseball team. Linklater and th...

Everybody Wants Some! Lesser Linklater Is Still Better Than Most

Jon Eig | Posted 04.05.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

To get an appreciation of Richard Linklater's new movie Everybody Wants Some!, it is helpful to go back. Not all the way back to 1980, when this chara...

The Cast of Everybody Wants Some!! Talks Sports, Music, and the 80s

Nell Minow | Posted 03.30.2016 | Entertainment
Nell Minow

It's 1980, with all new characters, and they're in college, but just like the original it takes place in a compressed time period and there are almost no grown-ups in the story (though there is one older guy who still prefers to hang out with teenagers).

The MovieFilm Podcast: Moving into '10 Cloverfield Lane'

Zaki Hasan | Posted 03.18.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

In this week's MovieFilm Podcast, we discuss a whole host of new and upcoming releases, including Zootopia, London Has Fallen, and the upcoming film f...

School of Rock on Broadway Channels the Film, and More

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.07.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

First the announcement: the kids in School of Rock bringing down the house at the Winter Garden Theater are playing their own instruments. As this rou...

CultureZohn: Hitchcock/Truffaut: A Cinematic Love Affair

Patricia Zohn | Posted 12.01.2016 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

'Dear Mr Hitchcock: There are many directors with a love of cinema, but what you possess is a love of celluloid itself and it is that which I would like to talk to you about...' 'Dear Mr.Truffaut: Your letter brought tears to my eyes...'

'I Dream Too Much': A Unique Coming of Age Film

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 11.17.2016 | Entertainment
Robert L. Cavnar

I Dream Too Much has all the elements of a chick flick, but goes far beyond those elements to tell an intricately interwoven story about two lives that are so different yet so much alike

Podcast Review: The JV Club

Marc Hershon | Posted 09.18.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Having just concluded her "Boys of Summers" series of guest on The JV Club, host Janet Varney returns to what she does best, interviewing the women of show biz. For her episode 170, Varney brings us Kelly Carlin, daughter of comedy god George Carlin

The Venice Diaries 2015: Kicking It Off With Orson Welles, a Woman's Man

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.01.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

A good 30 years after his death, the genius that was, is and always will be Orson Welles is finally enjoying the recognition he deserves.

Salad Days: When We Were Slackers

Benoit Morenne | Posted 08.26.2016 | Arts
Benoit Morenne

Twenty-five-year-old Mac Demarco has been called many things since he broke onto the indie scene with his third album, Salad Days: "Goofball," "brohemian hero," even the "Salvador Dali of indie rock."

'Boyhood' Is a Sitcom, Compressed

Lara Zarum | Posted 08.01.2016 | Entertainment
Lara Zarum

A few weeks ago at Comic-Con, a Simpsons showrunner revealed that the long-running cartoon would devote a Christmas episode to spoofing Richard Linkla...

Why the Boyhood Oscar Snub Smarts So Much

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 04.25.2015 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

We can say the Academy Award doesn't matter to truly independent filmmakers and their fans. We can use this as the ultimate -- or most recent -- proof that the Academy just doesn't "get it."

Alejandro González Iñárritu Wins Best Director At The 2015 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

Alejandro González Iñárritu won Best Director at Sunday's Oscars for "Birdman." Iñárritu bested Wes Anderson ("The Grand Budapest Hotel"), Ben...

My Oscar Predictions

Andy Hoglund | Posted 04.20.2015 | Entertainment
Andy Hoglund

Today, the Oscar race has splinted with many of the top categories still open-ended. If you want to know the winners, search your soul and wait until Sunday. If you want to know my informed predictions? Proceed...

It's Okay If You Didn't Like 'Boyhood', And Here Are Many Reasons Why

Bob Cesca | Posted 04.18.2015 | Entertainment
Bob Cesca

For several days now, I've been struggling to understand why I'm so out of the loop on this one. It's not because I don't like experimental films or Richard Linklater. I didn't like Boyhood because it wasted my time with mostly unlikable characters, generally bad storytelling, and a whole lot of nothing.

About a Boy

Stephen Gray Wallace | Posted 03.29.2015 | Parents
Stephen Gray Wallace

Children and teenagers know about sex, think about sex and act on their biological and psychological urges to try it -- or to at least imagine trying it.

Watch All Of HuffPost Live's Interviews With This Year's Oscar Nominees

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.30.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Nominations for the 87th annual Academy Awards were announced Thursday, kicking off the month-long stretch before we find out who will take home the g...

The Directors Guild Didn't Nominate Ava DuVernay For 'Selma'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment

Whether "Selma" can score multiple Oscar nominations on Thursday morning is still, of course, unclear. But one thing that isn't is the film's lack of ...

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...

The Year in Film, 2014: 22 Easy Pieces

Jon Eig | Posted 02.21.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Say whatever else you want to about 2014, here's one thing I know for sure. It had 365 days. And since new movies opened on screens across the USA on a great many of those days, I feel compelled to consider the year in films.