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The Long-Shot Nominees

Jon Eig | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

If you're an awards junkie, then you already know the likely Oscar nominees. Just to be contrary, I thought I'd nominate people and films who, like boss Jim Gettys, have something less than a chance. These are the films and performances of 2013 that should be considered, but won't be.

Best Films of 2013 -- Black Talent Thrives

Dwight Brown | Posted 02.10.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

In a banner year for filmmaking, black films, filmmakers, screenwriters and actors thrived.

Christopher Rosen

What Really Happens At The End Of 'Out Of The Furnace'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

The following post contains major spoilers about "Out of The Furnace." "Out of the Furnace" is a revenge movie that doesn't feature very much reven...

Christopher Rosen

A Modern Movie With '70s Roots

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.04.2013 | Entertainment

Scott Cooper was born in Virginia in 1970, which is at least part of the reason why the writer-director set his sophomore feature, "Out of the Furnace...

It's a Man's World at the Movies

Nina Burleigh | Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment
Nina Burleigh

Most real men aren't heroic global fugitives, any more than are most women. So why do they get the fantasy, and we not? Maybe if more women wrote and directed movies we'd have more interesting women doing more interesting things onscreen.

Mike Ryan

Casey Affleck Has No Idea Why You Care About His Brother As Batman

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.03.2013 | Entertainment

In his new movie, "Out Of The Furnace," Casey Affleck plays Rodney Baze Jr., a bit of a lost soul who, after serving time in the U.S. military, return...

Casey Affleck Explores the Explorers Club

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Casey Affleck has a youthful intensity: he's too vulnerable to go to the deadly places he explores as a fighter to prove himself in the testosterone f...

Veteran's Day Musical Magic: LA Rocker Brings Military Spouses in CAMMO on Stage at Hard Rock

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Lisa Kaas Boyle

What happened on stage that Saturday night in Hollywood, captured by photographer Billy Bennight and Alexandra's dad Rino Lee, on home video, was a spontaneous and brilliant burst of fireworks just in time for Veteran's Day.

Christian Bale's Next Oscar Nomination?

Posted 10.04.2013 | Entertainment

Relativity released the second trailer for Scott Cooper's "Out of the Furnace" on Friday, the new drama starring Christian Bale as a blue collar Pitts...

Interview: Director David Lowery on Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

After several years honing his craft directing short films and editing featurs, David Lowery makes a supremely confident entree onto the feature directing stage with Ain't Them Bodies Saints.

Film Review: Ain't Them Bodies Beautiful and Hollow

Brian Formo | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment
Brian Formo

Ain't Them Bodies Saints is meticulously constructed. With deft camerawork and a pure attention to 70s small town details, there is a fantastic, technically sound structure that director David Lowery has built.

Movie Review: Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

So many films today seem to carry the same references to earlier work, indicating the influences that shaped the filmmaker in his work. But references are one thing; using those references for fresh inspiration is something else.

Awesome First Trailer For Christian Bale's Revenge Thriller

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.11.2013 | Entertainment

Christian Bale leads an all-star cast in the thriller "Out of the Furnace," a new film from "Crazy Heart" director Scott Cooper. Woody Harrelson, ...

Live from the Karlovy Vary Film Festival: Tuesday, July 2 and wrap-up

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.01.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

My final full day in Karlovy Vary was another beauty, weather-wise, and a strong one, movie-wise, though the films themselves were pretty downbeat. ...

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon: Reunited And It Feels So Good!

Posted 10.25.2012 | Celebrity

Best buds Ben Affleck and Matt Damon were spotted out and about in Santa Monica, Calif., yesterday (Oct. 24), attending a business meeting for a new p...

Casey Affleck: Most Cows Are Dehorned And That's Shockingly Inhumane

Posted 09.18.2012 | Green

Oscar nominee Casey Affleck is helping PETA spread the word about the dehorning of cows on dairy farms -- a widespread practice that Affleck calls "in...

Movie Review: ParaNorman

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.15.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Directed by Sam Fell and Chris Butler from a script by Butler, ParaNorman is a marvel of stop-motion animation, built on a script of flat jokes and frantic, frenetic but uninvolving action.

Christopher Mintz-Plasse Has Mixed Feelings Toward McLovin'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.14.2012 | Entertainment

It has been five years since "Superbad" gave Christopher Mintz-Plasse his first movie role. To date, Mintz-Plasse has starred or lent his voice to 13 ...

Movie Review: Killer Joe

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.24.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In a summer of movies made of bombastic special effects and obvious action, Killer Joe still has the ability to surprise by keeping it down and dirty -- though you'll need a strong stomach to make it to the end.

Which Life Is More Unbelievable?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.22.2012 | Entertainment

Josh Hamilton's life is the stuff of Hollywood, so it only makes sense that the Texas Rangers star gets the movie treatment. Deadline.com reported on ...

Camilla Belle & Diego Boneta: God's Chosen Couple

Posted 11.23.2011 | Entertainment

Tip to Camilla Belle: don't eat that apple. With Bradley Cooper and Ben Walker on board to play Lucifer and Michael in the motion capture big scree...

PHOTO: Eddie Murphy's OTHER Role

Posted 11.06.2011 | Entertainment

Now that Eddie Murphy has secured his next role as Oscar host--we can't forget about the other Murphy-Brett Ratner collaboration: "Tower Heist." Th...

Kanye, Graffiti and Country Music Royalty Reign at NYFW Parties

Simona Rabinovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Simona Rabinovitch

Tuesday's big money shindig went down at the brand new Mondrian SoHo hotel. The event's climax was the "money drop" from the Garden Room ceiling, when real dollar bills, drink tickets and fake Kanye cash rained down on the crowd.

Casey Affleck Premieres Joaquin Phoenix Film In Venice

AP | SHERI JENNINGS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

VENICE, Italy — A buzz preceded actor Casey Affleck's directorial debut, "I'm Still Here": Was the movie about brother-in-law Joaquin Phoenix's seem...

Share This! Young People Rally Peers to Get Out the Vote

Heather Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Smith

2010-10-18-pull.jpgPlenty of people have told us about how young people feel this election cycle. Let's speak for ourselves now.