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Is Michael Keaton's Birdman Buddhist?

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 10.23.2014 | Arts
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Michael Keaton's palpable, frenetic energy paired with an earthly and likable humanity as an actor makes him the perfect choice for this role.

Yes, Birdman Is 'All That' -- An Essay

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 10.22.2014 | Entertainment
Melody Breyer-Grell

Our 'hero' -- Riggin (literally and figuratively) -- is haunted by the voice of his iconic movie character, Batman, er, Birdman. He is often in the throes of human despair. Or he experiences what might be called the 'magic realism' of levitating, flying and causing much mischief.

Movie Review: Birdman -- Taking Flight

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.16.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The premise itself will bring a chuckle, if you get it. A former movie action star, Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton), wants to win back his legitimacy as a serious actor. So he has not only written a stage adaptation of Raymond Carver short stories, he's directing it and playing the lead role.

Matthew Jacobs

'Birdman' May Just Be The Best Film Of The Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment

The 52nd annual New York Film Festival came to a close on Saturday night with Alejandro González Iñárritu's "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of I...

Popcorn Preview: Shadow Dancer

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Shadow Dancer (2012) Cast includes: Andrea Riseborough (W.E.), Clive Owen (Children of Men), Aidan Gillen (The Wire), Gillian Anderson (The X-Fi...

Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough, James Marsh on Shadow Dancer (Video Interviews)

Caryn James | Posted 07.31.2013 | Entertainment
Caryn James

Politics has rarely been as personal as it is in Shadow Dancer, an astute and powerful emotional drama I highly recommend.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Oblivion

Dan Persons | Posted 06.22.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Oblivion is a fun, state-of-the-art, big-studio science fiction adventurer, action-packed and, under the direction of Joseph Kosinski, quite beautiful.

ReThink Review: Oblivion - Sci-Fi Sampler

Jonathan Kim | Posted 06.17.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

I've been a fan of Tom Cruise ever since Top Gun in 1986. Perhaps my favorite performance of his is Born On the Fourth of July, where Cruise proved th...

Movie Review: Disconnect

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Disconnect is upsetting, exhilarating and frightening in equal measures. It's got the ability to pierce your complacency with its cautionary tale.

Madonna's W.E.: More Merchant-Ivory than Material Girl?

Annette Insdorf | Posted 04.03.2012 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

Because the director is Madonna -- it has been easy for some critics to take cheap shots at her directorial aspirations. But W.E. turns out to be a surprisingly classical -- and satisfying -- drama.

Andrea Riseborough: Madonna Was 'Extraordinary' As Director

The Huffington Post | Sharon Knolle | Posted 04.03.2012 | Entertainment

In Madonna's film "W.E.," Andrea Riseborough plays one of history's most enigmatic and reviled women, American divorcée Wallis Simpson, who caused a ...

Nicki Gostin

'W.E.' Actress Andrea Riseborough Steps Into A Scandalous Role

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicki Gostin | Posted 01.30.2012 | Entertainment

In "W.E.," Andrea Riseborough steps into a role playing a woman at the center of one of the biggest scandals of the 20th century. No pressure, right? ...

Madonna Talks Love On The Red Carpet

Posted 01.12.2012 | Entertainment

Madonna premiered her new Royal Family film "W.E." in the UK on Wednesday at London's Odeon Kensington theater, discussing the message behind her film...

EXCLUSIVE: An Upclose Look At Madonna's Bold New Vision

Posted 01.18.2012 | Entertainment

In 2008, Madonna directed "Filth and Wisdom," a comedy about three roommates living together in a London flat. For her next film, she's taking a very ...

Gigantic A-List Actress List Competing For Huge New Role

Posted 08.23.2011 | Entertainment

Call it an ugly battle between some very beautiful people. David O. Russell and Mark Wahlberg, who teamed for the Oscar-winning film, "The Fighter"...

Sexual Identity Writ Large in The Pride

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In The Pride, Ben Whishaw gets a fresh fifties' haircut, a handsome change from his longer coif as John Keats in Bright Star. With agility and grace he plays Oliver, a writer.