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Todd Solondz

Last Licks: Don Cheadle's Miles Ahead Closes the New York Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.13.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Introducing his movie of music legend Miles Davis for the closing night of the New York Film Festival, Don Cheadle reminded everyone that Miles was inducted posthumously into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame --for his innovations in jazz.

Philip Seymour Hoffman: An Appreciation

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I first noticed Philip Seymour Hoffman's work in a serious way at Sundance in 1998, when he showed up in significant roles in two different films: Next Stop Wonderland and Montana.

Computer Chess

Francis Levy | Posted 09.23.2013 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Andrew Bujalski's Computer Chess, currently playing at Manhattan's Film Forum, is an odd case. Even a movie like the classic Women in the Dunes posit...

Popcorn Preview: Dark Horse

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

This isn't just a story about a couple of misfits who find happiness by finding each other. Deep down, Abe -- and Miranda, for that matter -- have issues that can't be resolved by finding love.

Movie Review: Dark Horse

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.04.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Todd Solondz's films are like tests: At what point does the human quality of Abe's suffering -- as he undergoes a cascade of misfortune -- overtake your distaste for him as a person and push you to feel empathy?

Todd Solondz's 'Dark Horse' Is Not Quite Dark Enough

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 11.06.2011 | Home

Todd Solondz's "Dark Horse" is his most warmhearted film yet: But its lack of bitterness may be its greatest failing. Starring Selma Blair and Jor...

Finessing A Film's Art Direction

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Often, as I'm watching a movie, I'll start to notice how carefully the filmmaker has worked with a palette of colors to create a specific vision. Some...

Adrienne Shelly Foundation Launches Star-Studded Celebrity eBay Auction

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

2010-09-20-Screenshot20100920at10.24.46AM.pngI founded ASF with a singular mission: to support women filmmakers.

HuffPost Review: Life During Wartime

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've been a fan of Todd Solondz's dark, even mean-spirited brand of humiliation comedy since Welcome to the Dollhouse, and the squirmy problems of his put-upon heroine, Dawn Weiner. But he lost me with Life During Wartime.

Michael Kenneth Williams Talks Wonderful World and Omar of The Wire

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

"I'm a little rusty at chess," Williams says. "Matthew [Broderick] has got me by a hair." Williams smiles at the memory -- and seems tickled simply by the fact that he's a working actor.

Toronto Film Fest Day 6: Mild Disappointment, Happy Success and a Hero

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The strength of designer Tom Ford's film, A Single Man, is not some flashy or gorgeous visual style but the acting. Ford brought out an award-winning performance from Colin Firth.

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: The Wrap-Up

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I have nothing against transgressive cinema; but Antichrist has the feeling of pushing buttons for its own sake, like a child smearing its own feces on a wall. Why does Lars von Trier do it?

Telluride Tries to Survive Life During Wartime

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Maybe this is as close as writer/director Todd Solondz will ever get to a feel-good movie.