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Take Back Your Freedom (and Your Singing in the Rain)

Kipp Friedman | Posted 08.17.2014 | Comedy
Kipp Friedman

Perhaps Stephen Dorff was right after all. All one had to do to take back your freedom was simply exercise your right to vape.

Stephen Dorff Lives 'The Motel Life' With the Polskys

Rob Feld | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

The Motel Life, based on the novel by Willy Vlautin, is a heavily atmospheric indie film co-directed by producers-turned-helmers, Alan and Gabe Polsky.

Zaytoun: A Film Review

Thomas Singer, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Thomas Singer, M.D.

Zaytoun is a film about a most improbable and remarkable friendship between Fahed, a 12-year-old Palestinian refugee, and Yoni, a 30-year-old Israeli combat pilot. The film explores a liminal space between make-believe and reality, between a boy and a man, between Arab and Israeli.

The Zaytoun Featurette (VIDEO)

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.26.2013 | Los Angeles
E. Nina Rothe

It's no secret by now how I feel about Eran Riklis' wonderful film Zaytoun (the title means "Olive" in Arabic). But perhaps the best way to talk about a film is not to write or say a single word.

Hope: What Makes Eran Riklis' Zaytoun a Must-Watch

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.21.2013 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Are we really living in a society that pretends to be enlightened, spends money on yoga, organic foods and self-help, yet is only happy and engaged when negativity, gossip and war spread?

Indie Film Festival at Stony Brook

NYC-ARTS | Posted 09.17.2013 | Arts
NYC-ARTS

The Stony Brook Film Festival launches its 18th season on Thursday, July 18, with world, U.S. and East Coast premieres. For ten days through July 27, ...

The Future of Nicotine Addiction: When Smokers Become Vapers

Brent Green | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Brent Green

The nation's tobacco industry is facing one monumental impediment to future growth: a shrinking (and dying) customer base of cigarette smokers.

Jesse Eisenberg Is Stealing Roles From Michael Cera

David Macaray | Posted 05.20.2013 | Entertainment
David Macaray

It's got to be tough being actor Michael Cera these days. Cera, the male lead in the critically acclaimed teen pregnancy movie, Juno, has the same general look, feel, and demeanor as Jesse Eisenberg, but because Eisenberg is the "bigger name."

Stephen Dorff Caught Going With The Flow

Posted 01.25.2013 | Celebrity

When you have to go, you have to go. Just ask Stephen Dorff. The actor, who has starred in movies like "Blade," "Cold Creek Manor" and Sofia Coppol...

Stephen Dorff: 'Today Is a Gift'

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I've experienced my share of interesting subjects, but there is an added layer to Stephen Dorff -- a wonderful truthfulness and inherent kindness that, coupled with his undeniable talent, made this one of my favorite interviews.

Respecting the Audience: Filmmaker Eran Riklis on Zaytoun, Stephen Dorff and Life's Codes

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.18.2012 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Eran Riklis' beautifully crafted, touching films create within their audience a need to do better. His latest, Zaytoun, was named as a runner up for the Audience Choice Award at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. I caught up with Riklis in Toronto.

Movie Review: Immortals

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.10.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Anytime you see a movie advertised as being "from the producers of" some movie -- or even worse, "from the studio that brought you Movie X" -- well, take that as a red flag. So it is with Immortals.

Interview: Stephen Dorff likes beingSomewhere

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Stephen Dorff has been a working actor since he was a pre-teen - and launched himself into features at 19 with The Power of One in 1992. But while he...

Sofia Coppola's American Dream: Somewhere

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

LA's Chateau Marmont commands center stage in much of the coverage of Sofia Coppola's new movie Somewhere, but taking a cue from the title, the subject is anywhere but that famed hotel, where in a bygone era John Belushi died of a drug overdose.

Movie Review: Sofia Coppola's "Somewhere"

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

The opening scene of Sofia Coppola's Somewhere shows a Ferrari driving in circles on a dirt track, going around and around and around. And around an...

Sofia Coppola's Somewhere: But Where?

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marlynn Snyder

With "Somewhere", her fourth feature film, writer/director Sofia Coppola seems to be a filmmaker who doesn't fancy rushing the story along.

Movie Review: Somewhere

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

You can tell what kind of movie Somewhere is going to be right from the very first scene: A Ferrari races around a not-very-long track, though we only...

WATCH: FILM: 67th Annual Venice Intl Film Festival: What To Watch

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Buzz generated from Venice so far has spoken of diverse genres, stellar casting, and potential breakout films for locally acclaimed filmmakers like Fr...

Elle Fanning Promotes 'Somewhere' In Venice (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Elle Fanning looked lovely in Venice on Friday at a photocall for her new movie, 'Somewhere.' In the movie, directed by Sofia Coppola, Elle's charac...

Elle Fanning and Chateau Marmont Star in Sofia Coppola's New Film Somewhere

The Daily Truffle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
The Daily Truffle

This movie screams, "I'm too f%ck*g cool for school." Why, you ask? First off, it's a film from honorary LA native Sofia Coppola.

Benicio Del Toro Looks to Cannes, Getting Behind the Camera

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Wren Collins

Cannes is set to kick-off this evening with the premiere of Ridley Scott's Robin Hood, starring Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett. Ridley's movie is not in competition, but the premiere is destined to bring the stars out in droves.