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WATCH LIVE: Actor Sam Rockwell Talks Starring Alongside Anna Kendrick In 'Mr. Right'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 04.07.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Actor Sam Rockwell joins HuffPost Live to discuss his upcoming film "Mr. Right." Check out the livestream on HuffPost Entertainment's Facebook page....

Tarantino Rides Again: The 'Hateful Eight' Premieres

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.20.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The eight gunslingers in Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight really are hateful, so why do we like watching them so much, and so long -- 3-and-a-half hours -- give or take, including an overture and intermission.

Lost Causes: 16 Great Performances From 2015 That Have No Prayer of Winning an Award

Jon Eig | Posted 12.07.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

December has dawned and with it have come the lists. Site & Sound kicked it off with their Best Films (International Division), and then the Independent Spirit nominees followed, and then the National Board of Review, and then, and then, and then.

Sam Shepard's 'Fool for Love' on Broadway

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.10.2016 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Now Sam Shepard's Fool for Love is on Broadway under Daniel Aukin's expert direction at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater, an MTC production from the highly charged Williamstown revival this past summer.

'Fool for Love': Falling Short

Danny Groner | Posted 10.08.2016 | Arts
Danny Groner

Inside a sleazy motel room in the Mojave Desert, the stage is set with the heat turned way up. Intrigue and curiosity sits beside them on the stage, in the form of an old man, played by Gordon Joseph Weiss.

First Nighter: Robert O'Hara's 'Barbecue' Sizzles a Bit, Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love" is Catnip for Actors

David Finkle | Posted 10.09.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

The first act of Robert (Bootycandy) O'Hara's Barbecue consists of four scenes, two each in alternation, depicting a lower-class white family and a lower-class black family on what looks like a picnic in a shady Middle America forest preserve.

A Look at the Resurgence of Williamstown Theatre Festival

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.20.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Now people are going to say there was no need for Williamstown to make a comeback, because it never went anywhere, but let me lay out my case.

The 'Poltergeist' Reboot Trailer Is Here To Scare You

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.05.2015 | Entertainment

In the original 1982 "Poltergeist," evil spirits entered the world through televisions. Now imagine what would happen today in our world full of smart...

Movie Review: Laggies Oh Please!

Carole Mallory | Posted 12.29.2014 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Keira Kneightly is a good actress and a joy to watch, but mediocre dialogue and this story line cannot be cured by her beauty. She is not that pretty.

Interview: Director Lynn Shelton on Laggies

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.22.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Given the organic nature of most of her work, Laggies should be a major departure for writer-director Lynn Shelton: the first film she directed that she didn't generate herself.

Movie Review: Laggies -- Start Your Engines

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.20.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This blithe romantic comedy just jumps right in, introducing Megan (Keira Knightley) and her high school pals as they prepare for the wedding of one of them, Allison (Ellie Kemper). Megan is the only one who isn't really launched in life, though she lives with her high school boyfriend Anthony (Mark Webber) -- and they were, after all, voted best couple back in the day.

Thinking About Theater and Ode to Joy

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.20.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

For a change of pace, today I'm offering you a series of random theater-related thoughts. None of which could take up a post on its own, but together they seem worthy.

Greta Gerwig: Riding The Village Bike

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.12.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Greta Gerwig is a big girl: she's tall, and gangly in an appealing way, and like the "Girls" on the HBO series, she's emblematic of the new woman find...

Week in Film: Edge of Tomorrow, The Fault in Our Stars and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.05.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Fault in Our Stars, in case you didn't know, is based on a hit novel, a best-seller that promises more than a few tear-soaked hankies. So does the movie. But it earns them.

Life Is Kind of Better Living Through Chemistry

Chris Krapek | Posted 05.21.2014 | Chicago
Chris Krapek

I love pills. Well, maybe not the pill themselves, but the idea of them. Put one opaque morsel in your mouth and feel better. Depressed? Take a pill...

Christopher Rosen

'The Fastest Independent Movie Of All Time' Was Anything But

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment

The initial poster and trailer for March's "Better Living Through Chemistry" premiered this week, but it's not the first time co-writers and directors...

Live From the Sundance Film Festival: Monday, Jan. 20

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'd be hard-pressed to pick a favorite between Life Itself, Steve James' documentary about the late film critic Roger Ebert, and To Be Takei, by Jennifer Kroot, about the amazingly resilient career of actor George Takei.

Check Out The First Poster For 'Better Living Through Chemistry'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Oliva Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Jane Fonda and Ray Liotta star in "Better Living Through Chemistry," a new comedy that focuses on a small town pharmacist (...

Sasha Bronner

Sam Rockwell's Sundance Movie Lost Anne Hathaway But Gained Keira Knightley

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Sam Rockwell is sitting at a bar in Sundance drinking seltzer water. Joking about bloody noses and how, because of it, Park City, Utah isn't the ideal...

Sasha Bronner

Keira Knightley Shines At Sundance

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

The first weekend of Sundance is kind of like starting a new job over and over again every year. You can figure out where to be and what to wear, but ...

'Game Of Thrones' Star Gives Rom-Com Advice

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.26.2013 | Entertainment

From the looks of the new trailer for "A Case Of You," it's surprising Justin Long hasn't already solidified himself as the quintessential star of qui...

See This Movie: David Rosenthal on His 'White Trash Noir' Film

Chris Weitz | Posted 11.19.2013 | Entertainment
Chris Weitz

A Single Shot, is good because it made me feel envious. How did he get that cast? How did he get that look? How did he manage to maintain such a gnarly tone and pace in a laconic backwoods noir? I asked...

Mike Ryan

You'll Never Guess What He Said About 'Jurassic Park III'

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment

William H. Macy has appeared in classic films like "Fargo," "Boogie Nights" and "Magnolia," but it's "Jurassic Park III" that was among the movies cit...

Actor Sam Rockwell Takes A Single Shot

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.17.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In A Single Shot, opening in limited release Friday and available on VOD, actor Sam Rockwell looks as though he's right at home as a veteran outdoorsman who keeps meat on the table with his rifle. Nothing, Rockwell says, could be further from the truth.

Popcorn Preview: The Way Way Back

Leslie Sisman | Posted 09.29.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: The Way Way Back (2013) Cast includes: Steve Carell (The 40 Year Old Virgin), Toni Collette (The Sixth Sense), Allison Janney (The West Wing), A...