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The Girl on HBO: Do Blondes Have More Fun?

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.16.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Aided and abetted by his wife, Hitchcock could lure actresses into his movies. Who wouldn't want to work with such a genius? And, in Psycho, Rear Window, Vertigo, it is clear, he preferred blondes.

WATCH: First Trailer For 'Hitchcock'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.10.2012 | Entertainment

"I'm just a man hiding in the corner with a camera ... watching." That's Sir Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock in the trailer for "Hitchcock," Sa...

First Look At 'Hitchcock'

Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Fox Searchlight surprised many Oscar watchers when it announced that Sacha Gervasi's "Hitchcock" would debut right in the middle of awards season. Out...

Sexual Harassment Charges, Other Missteps Plague Egyptian Info Minister

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.05.2012 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It hasn't been a good past month for Egyptian Information Minister Salah Abdel Maqsoud who's still being ridiculed for what Arab TV viewers consider an on-the-air pass at an attractive but serious talk show host.

SHOCKER: Fox Searchlight Throws 'Hitchcock' Into Oscar Race

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.20.2012 | Entertainment

Joaquin Phoenix and Daniel Day-Lewis just got some company in the Best Actor race. Fox Searchlight has announced that "Hitchcock," about the making of...

First Look At Aronofsky's 'Noah'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.12.2012 | Entertainment

Rome wasn't built in a day, and neither was the ark in Darren Aronofsky's "Noah." The acclaimed director's massive biblical epic is scheduled for r...

You Won't Believe Which Celebs Are Artists Too!

Posted 01.23.2012 | Arts

UK pop sensation Robbie Williams recently announced that he was going to display his paintings in an exhibition in his Los Angeles garage. We at HuffP...

Life's Just a Comic Book: Thor, and Hollywood's Monetization of Mediocrity

John Farr | Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

This weekend's release reflects the industry's increasing reliance on that forbidden joy of my childhood -- the comic book -- to justify its existence. But many of the nation's critics readily drank the Thor Kool-Aid.

Cinefantastique Spotlight: Thor

Dan Persons | Posted 07.09.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Is Thor the film that will bring a Shakespearean gravitas to comic book drama, or is it just table setting for the impending The Avengers movie?

ReThink Review: Thor -- Thorrible?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.06.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Thor marks the official beginning of the summer blockbuster season -- and these days, that means comic books and superheroes.

Norwegian Films Offer Creative Sturm Und Drang for New York Cinephiles

Brad Balfour | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Culminating in last night's screening of the Marvel Comics based Thor films inspired by or created in the very chilly Scandinavian country of Norway have been in the NYC spotlight lately.

Movie Review: Thor

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Thor is a comic-book movie made by a Shakespearean -- Kenneth Branagh -- in 3D. And, intriguingly, he mostly makes it work.

He Named It "Grammy": A Conversation With Hunter & Stan Freberg, Plus New Robert Johnson Releases

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2011-02-18-m.jpgStan Freberg, Hunter Freberg. Together, they're like an institution.

'The Rite': Something To Believe In?

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

Faith is powerful, yes, the film posits, but so are the forces of darkness. It's not an easy fight and woe to the man who thinks it is.

The Exorshtick

Ian Gurvitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ian Gurvitz

So as far as The Rite goes, it's got some pretty big cloven hooves to fill. But no matter how good the hype, I won't see it.

HuffPost Review: The Rite

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Too often, movie-makers can't tell the difference between right and wrong. Like The Rite -- which is way wrong.

'The Rite': Hollywood's Obsession With Exorcism Continues

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service For nearly 40 years, Hollywood has been obsessed with the possessed. Since the 1973 blockbuster "The Exorcist"...

Thoughts on The King's Speech, and Other Royal Entries

John Farr | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Notwithstanding Colin Firth's astonishing performance, the film's genius lies in its being decidedly old-fashioned. Here is a sampling of my favorite titles which concern the venerable throne of England.

Anthony Hopkins To Play Alfred Hitchcock?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

This could be a Psycho-good casting call. Modern-day psycho-horror legend Anthony Hopkins is in negotiations to play the original master, Alfred Hi...

PHOTOS: Biggest Celebrity Slim Downs Of 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

There's no business like show business - especially if you're a celebrity trainer. Hollywood demands perfect bodies from its stars, but let's be real:...

You Will Be Disappointed In Woody Allen's Latest Effort

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger is a movie that provides us with a picture of Allen's talent on the decline.

PHOTOS: Anthony Hopkins' Drastic Diet

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Anthony Hopkins told Cindy Adams that he has lost a lot of weight in recent years thanks to an extreme restriction of calories. I lost too much, 75...

Movie Review: You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The grass may be greener on the other side of the fence but, in Woody Allen's world, it's not merely an illusion. Rather, it's the thread that starts ...

Toronto Day 5: Parties and the House That Film Built

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Don't imagine that all we journos do is work and challenge our digestive systems. Consider the array of parties clamoring for my presence. Something of a TIFF ritual is the Sony Pictures Classics dinner.

In Praise of Woody Allen

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Where his films once excited a certain keenness, I often read reviews of a new Woody Allen film these days that convey the attitude of, "Oh, give it a rest already."