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The Sexiest Scene Ever?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment

On June 26, 1998, George Clooney became a movie star. Clooney, of course, had starred in feature films before -- most notably the 1997 flop "Batman an...

Brad Pitt's Troubled Production History

Posted 06.21.2013 | Entertainment

Brad Pitt is one of the world's biggest movie stars, with nine of his movies having earned over $300 million at the worldwide box office. "World War Z...

Movie Review: World War Z

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Ahhh yes, the zombie apocalypse -- that moment when the dead rise and, by biting the living, turn them into zombies as well. Some theorize that Patient Zero was Ronald Reagan.

Hollywood: Killing Originality Daily

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.17.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This was originally going to be a piece about how wrong it was for Will Smith to remake The Wild Bunch. But that metastasized into an idea about remak...

Behind the Candelabra Is Soderbergh's Crown Jewel

Brian Formo | Posted 07.28.2013 | Entertainment
Brian Formo

If Behind the Candelabra is his last film (yes, film) it is certainly, and fittingly, his crown jewel. Though Liberace loved the Oscars, he'd certainly accept an Emmy, for it to is golden, and a trophy of acceptance.

Which Film Will Win the Palme d'Or?

Gilles Jacob | Posted 07.26.2013 | Entertainment
Gilles Jacob

The two souls of cinema coexist in Cannes: independent cinema and commercial cinema. And this magical equilibrium must be preserved, one embellishing the other, making it sing the way a fine wine inspires a delicious dish. Who, then, will win the Palme d'Or this year?

HBO Films Shine in Cannes

Annette Insdorf | Posted 07.26.2013 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

Now that the Cannes Film Festival is drawing to a close, it's clear that HBO has grown into a major film-making force beyond the small screen.

Maggie Furlong

Who Else Could Have Played Liberace | Maggie Furlong | Posted 05.24.2013 | TV

In HBO's "Behind the Candelabra" (premieres Sun., May 26, 9 p.m. ET), Michael Douglas plays Liberace -- and the resemblance is truly uncanny. It's...

Review, Behind the Candelabra: Brilliant Michael Douglas, Kitsch and Depth

Caryn James | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment
Caryn James

Despite the earnest pr spin surrounding it, Behind the Candelabra invites us to laugh at -- not always with -- the grinning, gaudy Vegas spectacle that is Liberace.

What Critics Are Saying About 'Too Gay' Movie

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment

"Behind The Candelabra" may very well become one of the best reviewed movies of the year. Too bad it's not an actual movie movie: Steven Soderbergh's ...

Why Hollywood Movies Aren't Better

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment

Steven Soderbergh was the keynote speaker at the San Francisco International Film Festival last weekend, and the now-retired director spent roughly 36...

More 'Magic Mike' Coming Soon

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment

Attention lawbreakers and ladies of Tampa: "Magic Mike 2" is still on track to exist, this according to the first film's director, Steven Soderbergh. ...

Cannes Responds To Last Year's Controversy

Posted 04.18.2013 | Entertainment

The 2013 Cannes Film Festival lineup was announced on Thursday morning, with new films from Joel and Ethan Coen, Roman Polanski, Steven Soderbergh, Al...

Sex, Drugs & Plastic Surgery

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.08.2013 | Entertainment

HBO has unveiled the first full trailer for Steven Soderbergh's final film, "Behind the Candelabra," and it looks as advertised. "We weren't shy ab...

Tom Cruise May Replace George Clooney In New Film

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.19.2013 | Entertainment

Will Tom Cruise say U.N.C.L.E.? According to reporter Mike Fleming, Cruise is in preliminary talks to star in "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." f...

The Most Influential Star Maker Of The Last 25 Years?

Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

In the March issue of GQ, the great Mark Harris debunks one of the most prevalent theories in Hollywood today: that movies stars are dead, replaced by recognizable characters like superheros, YA heroines and even pirates. As Harris writes: "We still need movie stars. And perhaps more surprisingly, we still have movie stars -- lots of them, and arguably a more talented and interesting variety than at any time in the past thirty years. But they play by new rules, and they have to navigate an industry that often seems hostile to their very existence."

Movie Reviews: Red Flag, Rubberneck

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.20.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Alex Karpovsky actually has two films out the same day: Red Flag and Rubberneck. They also happen to be surprising and compelling, in very separate ways.

The Best Movie Out This Weekend

Posted 02.08.2013 | Entertainment

"Side Effects," Steven Soderbergh's final theatrical offering before retirement, is out in theaters this weekend, which is good news for people who li...

Christopher Rosen

Why Hollywood Ignored 'Side Effects' | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.07.2013 | Entertainment

Scott Z. Burns is responsible for some of the best adult-oriented thrillers of the last six years, including "The Bourne Ultimatum," "Contagion" and, ...

The Reality, Fiction and Pharmaceuticals of Side Effects

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 04.07.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

I ask both men if there's a common occurrence of any sort of behavior-altering drug pushing anyone over a moral limit. "Alcohol," says Mr. Burns. But what about murder? "Alcohol," repeats Mr. Burns with a bit of a laugh.

Mike Ryan

The Most Underrated A-List Star In Hollywood? | Mike Ryan | Posted 02.04.2013 | Entertainment

It's hard for me to remember ever being disappointed by a Jude Law performance. There are certainly some less-than-stellar movies on his resume-- his ...

Christopher Rosen

'That Just Makes Me Nuts' | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.07.2013 | Entertainment

It's too bad "Side Effects" is Steven Soderbergh's final theatrical movie before retirement. The sexy thriller is 2013's first great film -- a throwba...

Matt Damon's New Movie Is 'La Cage Aux Folles' On Steroids, Jokes Director

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Director Steven Soderbergh spoke at length about Hollywood's early dismissal of his latest project, "Behind the Candelabra." Earlier this month, S...

The Surprising Connection Between 'Magic Mike' & 'Fifty Shades'

Posted 01.25.2013 | Entertainment

"Magic Mike" was one of 2012's most profitable films. Made for just $7 million, Steven Soderbergh's sun-drenched ode to Tampa Bay and male strippers g...

Liberace Biopic Deemed 'Too Gay' For The Big Screen, Director Claims

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Brokeback Mountain" and "Milk" may have captivated audiences and swept award shows in recent years, but it seems Hollywood still has some reservation...