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Curtis Hanson

Highlights From the Tribeca Film Festival

Zach Udko | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
Zach Udko

Fraud, redemption, suicide, fear of failure, the ineluctable dance with death, alcoholism, and the addictive joy of creating art -- these are a few of the recurring themes in some of the highlights from this year's Tribeca Film Festival.

Live From the Dubai International Film Festival: Day 5

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

At 71, director Michael Apted feels he's far from finished working in film -- though it gets increasingly difficult to make the kind of movies he most wants to make.

Live Like Jay: Love. Fear. And the Chasing Mavericks Premiere

Abigail Spencer | Posted 10.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Abigail Spencer

It's a beautiful and terrifying creature when things become bigger than you. Chasing Mavericks, the story of Jay Moriarity and Frosty Hesson, has become bigger than all of us.

Chasing Mavericks: Newcomer Jonny Weston on Bringing Surf Legend Jay Moriarity Back to Life (VIDEO)

Greg Archer | Posted 12.24.2012 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Weston stars alongside A-lister Gerard Butler in Chasing Mavericks, which chronicles the captivating tale of the unique bond/mentorship between Santa Cruz legends Richard "Frosty" Hesson and Mavericks titan/the late Jay Moriarity.

Ride the Wave

Abigail Spencer | Posted 01.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Abigail Spencer

My father died riding the wave. And I'll continue to ride the wave I sit here in my house in Half Moon Bay. Waking up in the morning to pay tribute to the life that lives on through me.

Best Films and More About Work, for Labor Day

Wyatt Closs | Posted 11.01.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

This Labor Day week, we take a look at a listing of nominees for best films, tv shows, and other artistic expressions in what are called the "2011 Workers' Voice Awards" from PopWork USA.

The Heroes Are Really Zeroes in HBO's Too Big To Fail

ProPublica | Posted 07.25.2011 | Business
ProPublica

Too Big To Fail isn't the story of how the Three Musketeers (Paulson, Bernanke, and Geithner) saved the global economy. It's a story of how the three didn't see the financial crisis coming.

Bill Hurt To Star In HBO Financial Crisis Pic

Deadline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HBO has set William Hurt to play Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Curtis Hanson to direct Too Big To Fail, a dissection of the 2008 financial cris...

Free Flick Fridays: Wonder Boys

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

Adapted from the very funny Michael Chabon novel, Curtis Hanson's Wonder Boys is a marvel of a film, a sharp and wise valentine to academia and the literary life.

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: Roger Corman and His Oscar

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2009-11-12-cormanoutside.jpg He is the unbearable lightness of being a director, producer, actor, mentor. He is the most effervescent of gentlemen, one who has that gene for making it all look easy.

Cameron Diaz Gets Her Star, Tom And Katie Look On (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Katy Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Cameron Diaz became the 2,386th star to be honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday night. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes were in attendance, along w...