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Popcorn Preview: Inside Llewyn Davis

Leslie Sisman | Posted 02.10.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) Oscar Isaac (Drive), Carey Mulligan (An Education), Justin Timberlake (Love Actually), Ethan Phillips (The Island), Adam D...

Live from Sundance 2011: Day 4

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Images -- political and otherwise -- often have only the most tenuous relationship with reality. As it happened, that idea was a significant factor in several of the films I saw at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival on Sunday.

DVDs: Sherlock Holmes-Apalooza!

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

I've certainly seen quite a few adaptations of Sherlock Holmes. So I feel as prepared as anyone who is not a member of the Baker Street Irregulars to tackle the wave of Holmesiana that has arrived on DVD.

Oscar Nominations: The Books Behind The Movies (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt and Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Oscars are just around the corner, and out of the ten movies nominated for Best Picture, four are based on books. This isn't the first year that...

Ten Minutes With: Nick Hornby

Fabio Periera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Fabio Periera

From his home in London, Nick Hornby took a few minutes to speak with me about the recession, his writing, and mixing it up with singer-songwriter Ben Folds.

Baffled by the BAFTAs

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

The ratings for award shows this season are up. Entertainment Weekly reports that Emmy viewership was up 9% and the Golden Globes were up 14%. Why? Simple. My recaps of them here.

Single at the Movies

Martha McCully | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Martha McCully

This is not a great movie season to be single. I adore the movies and even go alone sometimes. But this year it was risky for those of us wandering this earth mate-less.

Pondering the Bigelow Nomination in Larger Context

Melissa Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Melissa Silverstein

It's been over a week since the DGA win, and almost a week since Kathryn Bigelow got her best director Oscar nomination and it turns out that since th...

Oscar Nominees: The Literary Side Of The Movies

Los Angeles Times | Carolyn Kellogg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Several films nominated for best picture this year are based on books, which might be a literary accomplishment if there weren't so many darned pictur...

How to Enjoy Your Sadomasochistic Oscar Romance

Sam Wasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sam Wasson

Quibbling over Oscar nominations is as futile as quibbling over who left the cap off the toothpaste. No matter what you say or how emphatically you protest, you know it's going to happen again.

Oscar Best Picture Nominees 2010: What Should Win? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Oscar nominations were out Tuesday morning, and there are a few more Best Picture contenders to consider. This year, for the first time since 1943...

Few Oscar Nomination Surprises -- Thankfully

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

For the first time in recent memory, none of the best-director nominees directed movies that weren't also nominated for best picture.

Adolescent Anarchy & Rebellion in England: St. Trinian's & An Education

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

St. Trinian's is to the U.K. what Rocky Horror Picture Show is to the U.S.

Top 11 -- Yes, 11 -- Movies of 2009

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ben Mankiewicz

Because there's no place for number bigotry in a free society and because I couldn't figure out which movie to drop -- to paraphrase Nigel from Spinal Tap -- this list goes to 11.

Katy Hall

Carey Mulligan Gets 'An Education' In Movie Stardom

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

British newcomer Carey Mulligan is already drawing Oscar buzz and Audrey Hepburn comparisons for her performance in 'An Education,' a small Sundance f...

California Literary Review's Top 10 Movies of 2009

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

There was no better action film this year than Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker. By far the best Iraq war movie to date, it follows an elite team of soldiers whose sole job is to diffuse IED's on the streets of Baghdad.

Interview: Nick Hornby gets Naked about Education

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Compact, wearing jeans and a gray t-shirt, Nick Hornby admits he knows a thing or two about a fan's obsession with an artist's work.

SAG Nominations 2010 Announced

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "Up in the Air," "Precious" and "Inglourious Basterds" led the Screen Actors Guild Awards with three nominations each Thursday, am...

Cinema Style: Top Style Film Moments of 2009

Cathy Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Cathy Whitlock

As the holiday comes to a close, with the assembling of the ubiquitous year-end top ten film lists, I thought it would be a good time to look at some of the best style moments on film.

HuffPo Review: Nick Hornby's, Juliet, Naked

Katya Wachtel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Katya Wachtel

Nick Hornby talks about his latest novel, shopping for producers, and the fright that might accompany a quotidian reading of the New York Times' art blog.

Award Nominee Carey Mulligan Gets An Education

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

With An Education, the 24 year old British actress Carey Mulligan has come out of nowhere to garner the kind of critical acclaim and award notice that few receive so quickly.

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Day 2

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Directed by Jason Reitman, Up in the Air puts Reitman at three for three, in terms of movies that manage to be both smart and wickedly witty. This film could easily put a second Oscar on George Clooney's mantle.