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Robert DeNiro In The Comedian: DeNiro's Busy Week

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.05.2016 | Home
Regina Weinreich

You don't have to have a passion for Pagliacci to know the life of a clown has a tragic dimension. Without going to operatic extremes, The Comedian, a...

The Movie That Made Helen Mirren Regret Not Having Children

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.29.2016 | Home

Dame Helen Mirren is known for her poise and elegance, but the actress opened up in a recent interview about an emotional moment during which she abso...

Helen Mirren Offers Unconventional Advice For A Happy Marriage

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.04.2016 | Home

Dame Helen Mirren says that a rather unconventional approach has made her nearly 20-year marriage last -- an achievement that's something of an anomal...

Spotlight on Spotlight at the Gotham Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.01.2016 | Home
Regina Weinreich

That Spotlight won Best Feature at the Gotham Awards last night was not a surprise.

Bryan Cranston's Pin: Trumbo Premieres

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.06.2016 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Bespectacled and mustachioed Bryan Cranston as famed screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, submerged in the bath, his work, smokes and whiskey laid out on a tra...

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Julie Taymor's Splendid Shakespearean Romp in Film

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.18.2016 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Julie Taymor's latest triumph is the movie version of the play, A Midsummer Night's Dream, she debuted in 2013 at the Theater for a New Audience in Brooklyn.

Lasse Hallstrom's Fusion Fare: The Hundred Foot Journey

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.05.2014 | Home
Regina Weinreich

A Mumbai family leaves political duress in the homeland, migrates in a van to rural France, and mingles ethnic spices with haute cuisine across an emb...

Casting By on HBO Offers a Glimpse of Film History

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.05.2013 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Not everyone agrees that these unsung workers deserve equal awards with say, editors or costume designers, all being responsible for a film's distinct look

Parker Isn't Exactly Original, but How Many Thrillers Are?

Liz Smith | Posted 03.30.2013 | Home
Liz Smith

Parker is no masterpiece, but I'd still rather watch Jason Statham implausibly defeat his enemies suffering a horribly punctured hand and four broken ribs, than suffer through the super-close-up, overwrought agonies of Les Miserables

Hold the Free-Range Chicken and Creamed Kale: Tom Hooper Celebrated at Michael's

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.11.2013 | Home
Regina Weinreich

As to the DGA awards, Hooper joins Steven Spielberg, Kathryn Bigelow, Ang Lee, and Ben Affleck for this honor. Omitted were Quentin Tarantino, Paul Thomas Anderson, and most serious, a favorite: David O. Russell.

Taylor Hackford's Son Remakes A Latino Pool Hall

Echo Park, CA Patch | Gerard WrightEmail the Author | Posted 12.22.2011 | Los Angeles

Proprietor Rio Hackford has ensured that only the name remains the same at the new bar just west of downtown on Seventh Street. The space dates back t...

Piracy: (Some of) the Short and Long of It

Ted Hope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ted Hope

When it comes to protecting artists' rights, piracy is a serious issue, but free access to a public good (i.e. the internet) is a greater one. We can not look at short-term solutions with long-term repercussions.

"Cry To Me": A Loving Playlist for the Late Great Solomon Burke

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Wild

Solomon Burke was not only one of the most soulful singers in history; he was quite possibly the single most soulful man who I ever met. I had the honor of sharing time with this timeless soul giant and inspiring preacher twice.

Going Back: A Conversation with Phil Collins

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mike Ragogna

Collins remembers, "When I was twelve or thirteen The Beatles' first album came out. They had some Motown and early soul record covers, like the Stones did. This is the music that I kind of lived my life to."

HuffPost Review: Love Ranch

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marshall Fine

Love Ranch is neither a nostalgic look back at a simpler time nor a modern take on emerging or changing sexual standards. Instead, it's just another tawdry soap opera, tarted up with bigger names.

Taylor Hackford Talks Directing Wife Helen Mirren In Sex Scenes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Helen Mirren stars as madam of a brothel in the upcoming 'Love Ranch,' directed by her husband Taylor Hackford. Hackford tells that his ...

Cannes 'Robin Hood' Premiere: Russell, Salma, Kate, Cate, Benicio & More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Cannes Film Festival kicked off Wednesday night with a gala premiere for 'Robin Hood.' Below are some of the photos, featuring Russell Crowe and w...

Helen Mirren: Bathing Bikini Beauty

Daily Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Most women only a few days away from their 63rd birthday would be steering well clear of the beach. And if they did venture there, it would be in th...