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The Best Movies For Fall

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.20.2013 | Entertainment

At long last, the sweltering summer temperatures are dipping. Sunday marks the first official day of fall, and we're welcoming it by recalling some of...

Heavenly Bodies

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 07.01.2013 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

Last week's Supreme Court one-two punch -- Gee, black folks, aren't you over that racism thing yet? Hey, gays, I guess you're kind of like real people...

Caricature and Beauty...

Ken Fallin | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
Ken Fallin

When I first became aware of caricature, which was mostly from those wonderful Warner Brothers cartoons from the 1930s and '40s, I didn't always know who the caricature subjects were. I was fascinated by the fact that real live humans were being shown as cartoons.

Stage Door: Far From Heaven

Fern Siegel | Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts
Fern Siegel

There is something both touching and jarring about the new musical Far From Heaven, now at Off-Broadway's Playwrights Horizons.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Dennis Haysbert on LUV

Dan Persons | Posted 03.13.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Dennis Haysbert has used his magnificent voice and imposing presence to portray everything from a prophetically charismatic President of the United States in 24 to a brilliant scientist in Now and Again to a tortured lover in Far from Heaven. Now, in the incisive drama LUV, he's Mr. Fish, crime boss and deceptively paternal mentor to the film's protagonist.

Todd Haynes Talks About Mildred Pierce

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Todd Haynes has spent his filmmaking career working far outside the mainstream -- yet he seems surprised when a reporter refers to his new miniseries, HBO's Mildred Pierce, as surprisingly conventional for him.