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WATCH: Interview with Kate Beckinsale for "Love & Friendship"

Zorianna Kit | Posted 12.02.2016 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

This week the Broadcast Film Critics Association announced their nominees for the 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards. The Jane Austen comedy Love & ...

Love And Friendship

Francis Levy | Posted 07.06.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

There has been much talk about the manipulativeness and seductiveness of the Jane Austen character, Lady Susan, who Kate Beckinsale portrays in Love &...

INTERVIEW: Kate Beckinsale on Love & Friendship

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.29.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Kate Beckinsale is a performer who has always ably jumped between such bombastic Hollywood fare as Total Recall and her signature Underworld series, a...

Whit Stillman Trades Jane Austen Debates For A 'Lady Susan' Adaptation

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.29.2016 | Entertainment

Whit Stillman is a Sundance success story. His debut movie, "Metropolitan," soared out of the 1990 festival toward critical glory, an Oscar nomination...

The Passion of the Applicant

Josh Stephens | Posted 10.23.2016 | College
Josh Stephens

For whatever reason, passion is the descriptor that has won the day. Colleges want to see it in spades: they want students to be dripping with, drenched in, and breathless with passion.

'Metropolitan' Star Carolyn Farina Says She Stopped Getting Film Offers Because She Wasn't Blond

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.17.2015 | Entertainment

In October 1990, People magazine labeled Carolyn Farina a "critics' darling." The 26-year-old actress had found acclaim for "Metropolitan," the Whit S...

25 Years Later, Whit Stillman Revisits The Urban Haute Bourgeoisie Of 'Metropolitan'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.14.2015 | Entertainment

Whit Stillman was selling Spanish films to U.S. television before he wrote "Metropolitan," the 1990 comedy of manners that became a runaway hit. He fa...

Movie Review: Mistress America -- Greta or Not

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.11.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I tend to blow hot and cold on the films of Noah Baumbach though, truthfully, more hot than cold. But I draw the line at his collaborations with Greta Gerwig, who may be the most overrated (or at least most overemployed) actor of her generation.

Americans in Paris: Whit Stillman and The Cosmopolitans

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 11.07.2014 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

Part of the third season of Amazon Studio's television pilots, The Cosmopolitans tells the story of a small band of Americans living in Paris -- following them on Saturday afternoons until the wee, small hours of Sunday morning.

Franco-American Film Festival on the Champs Elysees: From Whit Stillman to Agnes Varda

Karin Badt | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The Champs Elysées theaters were packed this weekend, with French audiences curious to explore the underground cinema of this country across the ocean. Curious: Would the same be true of a festival featuring young French talent in the U.S.?

Grand Classics Celebrates New York in Film with Spike Lee

Melissa Vale | Posted 09.30.2012 | New York
Melissa Vale

As part of its milestone celebration, its tenth anniversary, Grand Classics has gone back to its Big Apple roots with its "New York in Film" summer screenings.

Greta Gerwig, Your Perpetual Indie It-Girl Crush, On 'Damsels,' Woody

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.15.2013 | Entertainment

If it's early spring, it must be time for Greta Gerwig. In 2010, the indie It-Girl broke out with Noah Baumbach's "Greenberg," which arrived in the...

How Adam Brody Set Up Brangelina

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.29.2013 | Entertainment

Benvenuti in O.C., una brutta. The last time Adam Brody saw an episode of "The O.C.," now five years in syndication, he was in Italy for the Venice...

PHOTOS: 'Damsels In Distress' Premiere: Greta Gerwig, Chloe Sevigny, Adam Brody

Posted 04.03.2012 | New York

The lovely ladies that are the "Damsels in Distress," Whit Stillman's new movie admonishing young women to stay away from handsome men, partied in Tr...

Pros And Cons Of The Trailer For 'Damsels In Distress'

Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment

Consider Whit Stillman the hipster version of Terrence Malick. Best known for the seminal '90s films "Metropolitan" and "Barcelona," Stillman hasn't d...

Live from Toronto Film Festival: Sunday 9.11.11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.12.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I was in a screening at the Toronto International Film Festival on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, and by the time the movie was over, the World Trade ...

Whit Stillman's Latest Talks About The Perils Of Handsome Men

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 11.02.2011 | Home

Handsome men are to be avoided. That's the topic at hand in a new clip from Whit Stillman's latest film, "Damsels in Distress," which is set to cl...