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We Go to the Year-End Movies

Robert Teitelman | Posted 03.05.2012 | Entertainment
Robert Teitelman

What's the new year for if not to catch up on all those movies you were too busy, or too cheap, to see earlier? Here's my very short report.

Andrew Burmon

'The Descendants' Author Kaui Hart Hemmings Talks Hawaii | Andrew Burmon | Posted 10.13.2015 | Travel

With her book The Descendants, Kaui Hart Hemmings put the lie to mainland Americans' postcard image of Hawaii by allowing tragedy and, more insidiousl...

Huge Day For Huge Stars

Posted 02.14.2012 | Entertainment

Awards season kicked off in earnest on Thursday morning with the announcement of the 2012 Golden Globe nominations. There were a lot of big names, ...

The 10 Best Films of 2011

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.11.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Descendants is my favorite film of the year for its ability to find the pain, dignity and humor in the story of a man watching his way of life die, even as he has to act as steward to its demise.

What Do 'Breaking Dawn' And 'The Descendants' Have In Common?

Posted 12.07.2011 | Home

What do tween blockbuster "Breaking Dawn: Part 1" and Alexander Payne's infidelity dramedy "The Descendants" have in common? Well, according to Jam...

Why Do We Always Feel for the Woman?

Leslie Gold | Posted 02.04.2012 | Entertainment
Leslie Gold

We've been conditioned to believe that women usually have it worse when a relationship falls apart. Bravo to The Descendants for looking at relationships through a less-frequently used prism.

George Clooney, Brad Pitt Begin High Stakes Showdown

Posted 02.03.2012 | Entertainment

Being smack dab in the middle of the prestige movie season means two things: one, the public gets to see Hollywood's best films of the year; and two, ...

George Clooney To Hollywood: Stop Complaining

Posted 02.01.2012 | Entertainment

Perhaps the reason George Clooney is such a good actor is that he doesn't get too dramatic about the whole thing. The star kicked off what should b...

Judy Greer Just Happy to Still Be in the Picture

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.01.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

She's generating major buzz -- perhaps even Oscar buzz - for her role in Alexander Payne's The Descendants. But actress Judy Greer is just happy to b...

George's On-Screen Daughter Says He 'Wouldn't Be A Good Father'

Posted 01.17.2012 | Celebrity

If you're wishing that George Clooney will one day father your child, you might want to find someone else to fill that role. Clooney's young co-st...

Movie Review: The Descendants -- The Year's Best Film

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.17.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'll say it flat out -- Alexander Payne's new film, The Descendants, is my favorite of the year, a movie that manages to be heart-breaking and laugh-out-loud funny at the same time.

Director Alexander Payne Talks About The Descendants

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.16.2012 | Home
Marshall Fine

Like Payne's earlier films -- including Election and About Schmidt -- The Descendants blends absurdly human comedy with tragic and touching situations.

Twihards Are At The Ready, 'Gossip Girl' Goes To The Theater

Posted 11.14.2011 | Home

Monday, November 14 "Gossip Girl" takes a field trip to "Sleep No More," the trendy haunted house-style theater experience that requires you to wea...

George Clooney: I Contemplated Suicide After Injury

Posted 01.14.2012 | Entertainment

Life as a movie star is not always so glamorous. It takes intense preparation, hard work, and a willingness to take significant risks, especially when...

WATCH: Trailer Highlights Of The 34th Starz Film Fest

Posted 01.02.2012 | Denver

The 34th annual Starz Denver Film Festival will have a snowy opening night but it's all the more reason to stay toasty in a theater. As usual, the...

Jordan Zakarin

The Secret Life Of George Clooney's Big Screen Daughter | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 11.16.2011 | Entertainment

"You know, it's a real funny, ironic thing. I am the happiest person; literally, I am annoyingly happy to some people," Shailene Woodley laughs. "I wa...

Live from Toronto Film Festival: Tuesday 9.13.11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.14.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

My hunch about skipping the opening weekend of this year's Toronto International Film Festival has paid off, in more ways than one. Mostly, however, ...

Jordan Zakarin

George Clooney Reflects On Playing Dad, His Career & Dreams | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 11.10.2011 | Entertainment

(SCROLL DOWN FOR LIVE UPDATES) On Friday, George Clooney swept up Toronto with "The Ides of March," the political drama that he co-produced, co-wro...

Early Oscar Best Picture Contenders | Posted 10.19.2011 | Entertainment

Some early Oscar Best Picture contenders: "The Artist": The delightful black-and-white crowd-pleaser from Cannes "Carnage": Roman Polanski's ada...

George Clooney's Troubled Dad Drama

Posted 07.25.2011 | Entertainment

In 2009, George Clooney took on a small indie film from an acclaimed director, played an emotionally distant middle aged man stuck in a sort of existe...