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Here Cum the Oscars

Andrea Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andrea Savage

Let's examine the facts. Three of the five nominees for Best Actress received oral sex in their films and all received ample publicity for these racy scenes.

From Actor To Director: Dustin Hoffman Will Make His Directorial Debut

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

If Dustin Hoffman's directing skills are as amazing as his acting skills, we are in for something great. This fall, as soon as he wraps up his work o...

On Her 70th Birthday, a Tribute to Faye Dunaway

John Farr | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

To paraphrase a famous quote: "Hilary -- I've seen you act, and I've seen Faye Dunaway act, and Miss Duff -- you're no Faye Dunaway." This truth is of course self-evident if you watch Faye in her prime.

PHOTOS: Johnny Depp Cleans Up Nice & More Unforgettable Globes Style

Gilt MANual | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Gilt MANual

In celebration of Hollywood's drunkest awards ceremony, we've picked seventeen (er, make that sixteen-and-a-half) of the Golden Globes' most clear-headedly sharp style moments.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Richard J. Lewis on Barney's Version

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Barney's Version is a comedy of foibles, an examination of a man whose life swings wildly between moments of sheer foolishness and uncommon grace. And it's directed by Richard J. Lewis.

Robert De Niro Is Fireproof

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

In 1976, Bobby De Niro was fired from Bogart Slept Here directed by Mike Nichols. Today comedian De Niro who brings in the laughs in The Little Fockers proves he is fireproof.

Dustin Hoffman: Calls Marriage 'Unnatural,' Prefers Arranged Marriage

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

His new film 'Little Fockers' is all about the difficulty of married life -- and Dustin Hoffman doesn't think it's fiction. If it were up to him, we'd...

Little Fockers Review: Take With Lots Of Eggnog

Jordan Zakarin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jordan Zakarin

We've grown fond of the characters, which saves the film a bit - on its own, without the backstory, it'd be much less effective. If anything, it's at least a relatively enjoyable experience that you can palate for a short time. Think of it as going down easy in small doses, like eggnog.

HuffPost Review: Little Fockers

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The law of diminishing returns is a law for a reason. And nowhere are the returns more diminished than Little Fockers, the third film in a series that began in 2000. With this one, they've barely bothered with a plot.

PHOTOS: 'Fockers' Premiere, MOMA Opening, And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

"Little Fockers," the third film in the "Meet the Parents" trilogy, premiered last night in New York City. Starring Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Jess...

The Broad Stage -- Santa Monica's Wonderful Performing Arts Center!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

This Saturday evening I was transported from chronically-casual Santa Monica to the elegance and grace of Jane Austin's world, as a talented troupe of improvisation pros made it impossible to maintain a stiff upper lip.

Barney's Version: A Who's Who of Canada

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

One of the great pleasures of Barney's Version, the opening night feature of the Hamptons International Film Festival, was the parade of Canadian film...

Two Passing Greats: A Tribute to Arthur Penn and Tony Curtis

John Farr | Posted 06.20.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

One had to acknowledge and admire Tony Curtis's sheer spirit and zest. But while Curtis was the ultimate public personality, filmmaker Arthur Penn, who died two days ago, was basically a private man.

Educating for Democracy: Book Burning and "Wagging the Dog"

Joel Shatzky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joel Shatzky

This was the kind of story that, in saner times, would be relegated to a four-line item at the back of the local paper along with the reported rescue of a treed cat or a description of a Sunday school picnic.

FILM: Italy Gears Up For 67th Annual Venice Film Festival

nytimes.com | RODERICK CONWAY MORRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

VENICE -- The new Palazzo del Cinema on the Lido, to replace the one built in the 1930s for the world's oldest international film festival, was due to...

The Graduate Turns 73: Dustin Hoffman's Top Ten Movies

John Farr | Posted 06.21.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

If you hear some young, unschooled person say, "Oh, Dustin Hoffman, he played Ben Stiller's kooky dad", point them towards the other memorable characters that more accurately reflect this performer's invaluable contribution to film.

Jason Bateman & Dustin Hoffman Kiss At Lakers Game

TMZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

While at last night's Lakers-Celtics game at Staples Center in L.A., Dustin Hoffman and Jason Bateman shared a tender moment....

Have You Seen These Movies?

Julie Gray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Julie Gray

This is the new, improved, always evolving GASP list -- the list of movies that you should have seen if you want to work (produce, write, direct, act) in the entertainment industry.

For July 4th, a Dozen Movies That Scream "America!"

John Farr | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

As we head into the Independence Day weekend, I wanted to suggest some classic titles scattered over the decades that each in their way evoke our country's unique character.

Presidential Pictures: Top Movies About The Top Job

John Farr | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Given the sheer scale and complexity of the Presidency in modern times, it's no surprise that a host of great films have explored the nature of our country's highest office.

For Father's Day, Dads in Film

John Farr | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

As we salute fathers far and wide this Sunday, why not pop in some first-rate DVD titles that examine the distinct challenges of fatherhood, and how various dads rise to the occasion or, for a host of reasons, fall short.

A Tony Winner Sets Off a Chain of Memories

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lea Lane

Red sparked my own memories of my life in-and-around New York City. These connections cascaded in a six-degrees-of-Kevin-Bacon kind of way back to the play.

Celebrities At NBA Finals: What Lakers Fan Would YOU Want To Sit With?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Lakers home games are always the most celebrity attended of any NBA team, and the famous fans turned out in force for Game 1 of the NBA finals Thursda...

The Hard-Won Legacy of Gene Hackman

John Farr | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

The story of Gene Hackman, who quietly turned eighty just two months ago, is one of raw will and talent overcoming a host of limitations that would have defeated most people.

Dustin Hoffman To Star In HBO Pilot 'Luck'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Dustin Hoffman could be coming to TV in an HBO series about the world of horse racing and gambling. HBO says the two-time Oscar winn...