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Masters Of Sex, Girls & 'Boogie Train': Conversations with Michael Penn and Foghat's Roger Earl

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

For me, the collaboration is sort of akin to working with a lyricist. There's no lyrics in the score, so you're basically working with the scenes as lyric and trying to find a way to emotionally support what's going on with that.

Philip Seymour Hoffman: It Feels Like a Death in the Family

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
Miles Mogulescu

In my lifetime I've experienced the untimely death of many great performing artists. But I don't think I can remember one that has personally hit me so hard as Phil Hoffman's death.

Mike Ryan

A Chance Encounter & 'Along Came Polly': Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment

“Along Came Polly” is not a particularly great movie. Using it as an example is probably a dumb way to open up a piece on the death of Philip Seym...

Philip Seymour Hoffman: An Appreciation

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I first noticed Philip Seymour Hoffman's work in a serious way at Sundance in 1998, when he showed up in significant roles in two different films: Next Stop Wonderland and Montana.

16 Philip Seymour Hoffman Movies To Fill The Hole In Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment

Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead Sunday (Feb. 2) afternoon in his Manhattan apartment. It is believed Hoffman died from a dru...

Mike Ryan

Why Mark Wahlberg Ditched Marky Mark

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The first thing I noticed about Mark Wahlberg was that he was wearing a large icepack around his neck. Wahlberg claims that he slept on it wrong one n...

Mike Ryan

You'll Never Guess What He Said About 'Jurassic Park III'

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment

William H. Macy has appeared in classic films like "Fargo," "Boogie Nights" and "Magnolia," but it's "Jurassic Park III" that was among the movies cit...

Computer Chess

Francis Levy | Posted 09.23.2013 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Andrew Bujalski's Computer Chess, currently playing at Manhattan's Film Forum, is an odd case. Even a movie like the classic Women in the Dunes posit...

A Poster Series Dedicated To P.T. Anderson

Posted 05.13.2013 | Arts

The latest movie poster series from Alamo Drafthouse Cinema tips its hat to the original wunderkind of American film -- Paul Thomas Anderson. ...

Mike Ryan

Don Cheadle: The Iron Man Suit Is 'A Torture Chamber'

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment

Don Cheadle doesn't mince words when it comes to his feelings on wearing the actual Iron Man suit. Or, in his case, the Iron Patriot suit -- a rebrand...

7 Great Movies To Watch On New Year's Eve

Posted 12.31.2012 | Entertainment

New Year's Eve is a time of resolutions, sweeping romantic gestures and ... sometimes fatal kisses? At least that's what the movies tell us about New ...

The Best Movies About Movies

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 01.21.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Filmmakers love to make movies about making movies. Yes, it is a navel-gazing business, but crafting films about this craft is one...

The Very Masterful Master

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 11.26.2012 | Entertainment
Lorraine Devon Wilke

The Master, while also ponderous, complex, intriguing and likely to win Oscars, stands out as a profound, artistic saga brought to seething life by performances so startling they stayed with me for days afterwards.

Keeper: Meeting John Doe Again, Chatting With The X-Man

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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William H. Macy Goes for Broke (and Drunk) in Showtime's Shameless

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

William H. Macy has a voice that could sell needles to a porcupine. He can say the word "Golly" and have it be rife with unspoken meaning and depth.

Middle Men (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

A.O. Scott, in his review of this film, leaves the reader with the impression that Middle Men is a soft-porno flick, akin to Boogie Nights. It's not.

Movie Review: Middle Men

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Middle Men" wants to be Boogie Nights for the Internet. Two crucial problems: Writer-director George Gallo isn't nearly the storyteller that Paul Thomas Anderson is. And this film stars Luke Wilson.

Old stars and new independents: A modest suggestion

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've got an idea for how to change independent film and kick-start the kind of serious attention that video-on-demand seems to require. And it all s...

Ten Films For The Coming Weeks

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Get ready, folks, for the coming blur of forced reunions, work-related functions, and cacophonous Christmas parties.

Ask Not What the American Porn Industry Can Do For You...

Patrick Sauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Patrick Sauer

Attention, America! We sit on the precipice of a total meltdown of one of the key economic backboners of this great nation. The professional pornography business is in jeopardy.