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Emperor

Discovering an Emperor With Adrien Brody and Lee Tamahori in Cannes

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.10.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Acting teacher Richard Pinter would say to his students that a great actor, even a fascinating human being for that matter, should be unpredictable. And no one represents that complete statement as much as Adrien Brody.

The Cannes Diaries: Star Wars in Abu Dhabi, Adrien Brody as an Emperor and Ranvir Shorey

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Here's to hoping that one day, soon, cinema may bring cultures together, and great actors, world directors and multi-lingual writers may work alongside each other to create masterpieces that can transcend borders and labels.

Live from the Dubai International Film Festival: Thursday, Dec. 12

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A film festival is one of the few places where you can take a trip around the world in the course of a day, without ever leaving a mall multiplex. ...

'Altman's The Player Is More of a Documentary'. Q&A With Emperor Director Peter Webber

Hannah Gal | Posted 09.21.2013 | Entertainment
Hannah Gal

He is probably best known for his multi award winning debut feature Girl with a Pearl Earring (Scarlet Johansson, Colin Firth) but Webber is a fearlessly versatile director responsible for some impressively varied documentaries and TV work.

Interview: Matthew Fox and Emperor

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Everyone knows who Gen. Douglas MacArthur was. But Gen. Bonner Fellers? Not so much. So when actor Matthew Fox took on the role of Fellers in Emperor, which opened in limited release March 8, he figured the interpretation was up to him.

Movie Review: Emperor

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.08.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Emperor doesn't reimagine history so much as use it as the jumping-off point for a fictional historical romance set against the backdrop of impending war, when everything seems more vital and in-the-moment. Except for this sometimes plodding film.

WATCH: Oscar Nominee Tommy Lee Jones Takes On Icon

Posted 02.26.2013 | Entertainment

Tommy Lee Jones is used to playing historical icons. Fresh off his Oscar-nominated performance as Thaddeus Stevens in "Lincoln," Jones plays Gen. Doug...

Jabba is Dead, or My Daughters Watch Return of the Jedi

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 04.23.2012 | Parents
Davis Schneiderman

I began to suspect I had made a mistake when Kallista, 4, answered a question from Athena, 6: "No, Athena, Princess Leia didn't want to be a slave so she choked Jabba and killed him."

Tommy Lee Jones To Play Famed US General

Posted 03.18.2012 | Entertainment

Tommy Lee Jones has built a career in part on playing stern military leaders and lawmen, and now, he'll play one of the most famous generals in Americ...

Matthew Fox Faces A Tough Decision

Posted 01.04.2012 | Entertainment

Looks like he hasn't lost it after all! After a tumultuous year that involved being arrested for punching his party bus driver, Matthew Fox is doi...

'You, Nero': Pay What You Will Toga Party At Arena Stage

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Not everyone has an emperor's riches. Arena Stage is holding a pay-what-you-will toga party for "You, Nero," a play by Pulitzer-finalist...

Viminacium - A New Life for Balkan Pompeii (PHOTOS)

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 09.27.2011 | Travel
Sasa Milosevic

Hidden under the fields of the corn for the centuries, the ancient city of Viminacium is rightly called Balkan Pompeii.