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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.

The 5 Best Indie Films Of THe Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 03.06.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

By Leonard Maltin Traditionally, January releases are nothing to shout about, since most moviegoers are still busy catching up with the Big Guns of ...

2011 Year-End Wrap-Up Part III: Good Films You Missed

Scott Mendelson | Posted 03.03.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

This is the third of several year-end wrap essays detailing the year in film. This time, it's about highlighting the good or great films that slipped under the radar somehow.

The 11 Best Films You May Have Missed In 2011

Leonard Maltin | Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

If you're a discerning moviegoer who lives in a community with a specialty theater (or art house, as we used to call them), you may have seen some of the titles on my list. But there are some smaller, more offbeat pictures, that fly under the radar of even avid film buffs.

The 11 Best Films You May Have Missed In 2011

Leonard Maltin | Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

If you're a discerning moviegoer who lives in a community with a specialty theater (or art house, as we used to call them), you may have seen some of the titles on my list. But there are some smaller, more offbeat pictures, that fly under the radar of even avid film buffs.

The Guard

Michael Jones | Posted 10.09.2011 | Chicago
Michael Jones

If I could figure out how to mass tweet the world's population I would tweet: go see The Guard.

5 Must-See Indie Films

Leonard Maltin | Posted 10.04.2011 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

By Leonard Maltin As we come to the last month of summer movie season, discerning filmgoers can still find satisfying alternatives to blockbusters-o...

HuffPost Review: The Guard

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.03.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Brutal -- and brutally funny -- The Guard joins a growing list of darkly witty contemporary Irish gangster movies. It's as amusing as it is occasionally shocking.

Crazy Smurf Aliens: How Did The Critics Score The Week's Films?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.29.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — While the "Cowboys & Aliens" are busy fighting each other, they're not exactly winning the battle with critics. The big-budget ge...

Bosses From Hell: This Summer's Cinematic Antiheroes

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

There's been no shortage of disgraced authority figures in the news lately. But if the recent spate of scandals hasn't satisfied your appetite for sch...

Jordan Zakarin

The Sad Story Of A Lonely, Goofy-Loving Irish Cop

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 08.30.2011 | Entertainment

Brendan Gleeson is not your average detective. Which, of course, we know already. The talented Irish character actor, who so easily swings through ...

Live From Sundance 2011: Day Three

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Three of the four films I saw at Sundance 2011 on Saturday not only fit the bill for 'comedy,' but acquit themselves nicely. And each comes from a different country -- the U.S., Ireland and Norway.