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An Oscar Winning Director Grapples With Life In A Day

Brad Balfour | Posted 09.30.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Now, a little over a year later, I find myself marveling not only at what ended up as the 90-minute crowd-sourced compilation curated by veteran director Macdonald, but at the very feat of putting it together.

HuffPost Review: Life in a Day

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.24.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

No doubt, Life in a Day will be shorthanded as "the YouTube movie," which is not a bad thing, actually. Directed (assembled, to be more accurate) by ...

NYC Visual Character Re-defined Through This Weekend and Beyond

Brad Balfour | Posted 07.14.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

Yesterday I saw three large brightly colored metal shipping containers stamped CHARACTER PROJECT. Plopped down into high trafficked public pavilions, these boxes altered the impact of the space they occupied.

Time to Say 'No' to 3D

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've said it before and I'll say it again: 3D films are a scam. A gimmick. A rip-off. And it's time to stand up and say, "No more."

Annals of the Overrated: Tony Scott and Unstoppable

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

For a variety of reasons, most of them having to do with scheduling, I never got to a press screening of Tony Scott's Unstoppable" when it opened last...

Tony & Ridley Scott Want To Run MGM

deadline.com | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The Financial Times is reporting (sub req'd) in Friday's edition that Ridley and Tony "have expressed interest in running MGM". The newspaper quotes "...

Goodbye, Dennis Hopper

Sam Wasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sam Wasson

In the coming weeks and months, I think we'll begin to learn more about Dennis Hopper's great range of talent, not just as an actor and director, but also as a photographer and painter.

Hollywood's Glorious Bad Boy: A Tribute to Dennis Hopper

John Farr | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Here then are eight outstanding films that trace the arc of Dennis Hopper's colorful legacy, and give us even more reason to celebrate the man.

The Golden Globes a Disappointment: Gervais was Mixed and Lots of Winners Weren't Prepared

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The Golden Globe awards are often the best of the awards shows, because they're more freewheeling and it appears no one really takes them seriously.

Astoria Characters: On the Street Where I Live

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Astoria isn't Mayberry or even Lake Wobegon. It's more like Alice's Wonderland, but you don't have to go down a rabbit hole to get here. Astoria comes to you, and once it grabs you, it never lets you go.

Q&A: Master Director Tony Scott Offers One Helluva Ride With The Taking of Pelham 123

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

We got to check out parts of the unused downtown subway system that only a very few employees, some journalists and Scott's own researchers know about.

Meditations on a Remake: The Taking Of Pelham 123

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

I have to admit it: the new Taking Of Pelham 123 wasn't as bad as I thought it might be.