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Stars, Small Parts, and German for Scorsese: Michael J. Burg on the Working Actor's Reality

Jaime Lubin | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

Michael J. Burg whispers his wisdom conspiratorially to me across our luxurious table at the Russian Tea Room.

The Godfather Speaks: Francis Ford Coppola

Patricia Rust | Posted 08.24.2014 | Entertainment
Patricia Rust

Everyone has someone that they would kill to meet and listen to, and the producers at the sixth Produced By Conference at Warner Bros. got to have their wishes more than fulfilled with writer, director, producer Francis Ford Coppola.

Pitching for Manipur: Documentary Sheds New Light on Northeast India Through Baseball

Jaime Lubin | Posted 05.20.2014 | Arts
Jaime Lubin

The Only Real Game follows passionate Manipuri baseball players fighting for happiness amid the daily chaos that threatens their lives. When U.S. envoys from MLB arrive to tutor Manipuri coaches, the love of a game shared by two disparate cultures becomes a powerful force for change and hope.

Here's Everything Wrong With 'Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull' In One Video

Posted 03.07.2014 | Entertainment

Indiana Jones is undeniably cool, but that doesn't mean he always makes sense. "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" was heartily w...

Mi Amigo Alfonso Cuarón

Alejandro González Iñárritu | Posted 05.04.2014 | World
Alejandro González Iñárritu

Alfonso's harsh family and personal and professional circumstances were very similar to those of that woman in space. Physical and metaphysical garbage, waste from fear, greed, ignorance -- and many of those elements of the sublime and putrid within the film industry lined up like missiles that hit his ship.

Seth Rogen To Direct 'Social Network'-Esque Film About Video Game Industry

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 02.24.2014 | Entertainment

The powers behind "Superbad," "Pineapple Express" and "This is the End" are teaming up again. This time, book, film and video game enthusiasts everywh...

5 Reasons to Hate-Watch the Golden Globes

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 02.21.2014 | Entertainment
Jeff Sorensen

Naturally, some film and television is better than others, and some shouldn't be nominated but are, and others aren't nominated when they should. It's all insane, but let's talk about it because it's fun!

RIP Russian Filmmaker Alexei German

AP | IRINA TITOVA | Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts

ST.PETERSBURG, Russia — Alexei German, a Russian film director best known for his works offering a bitter view of life in the Soviet Union under...

Why It Took Abbas Kiarostami Nearly 20 Years To Make One Film

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.14.2013 | Arts

Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami's latest work, "Like Someone in Love," takes place in and around Tokyo -- a far cry from the director's hometown of...

WATCH: Birds Do 'Incredible Dance In The Sky'

Posted 01.29.2013 | Arts

In a short video titled "A Bird Ballet," Neels Castillon captures the dance-like arrangements of a flock of starlings, moving in unison across the sun...

Doc Explores Lives Of Four Late Term Abortion Doctors

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.02.2014 | Arts

On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, one documentary at Sundance Film Festival addresses the enduring controversy surrounding abortions. "After Til...

The 'Best Little Festival' Is Back, Y'all!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts

After a two year break, the acclaimed Marfa Film Festival has finally announced its return to the film festival circuit. Set for June of 2013, the...

Happy Anniversary, 'The Jazz Singer'!

Posted 07.31.2013 | Arts

Today is the anniversary of the 1927 American musical film "The Jazz Singer." Released on this date 85 years ago, the film represents the first featur...

Death-Defying Acts Of Art And Conspiracy

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts

Consumed by what he perceived as a world marked by endless, terrifying connections between political figures and financiers, Mark Lombardi spent the m...

Spielberg's Top Concern Filming 'War Horse'

Posted 12.22.2011 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Gerri Miller: According to "War Horse" director Steven Spielberg, "Four million horses were killed in World War I and ...

Charlie Chaplin's Gold Rush Plays Rafael Film Center

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 02.21.2012 | San Francisco
Thomas Gladysz

Legendary in the annals of film history, The Gold Rush is the film in which Chaplin eats his boot and, at a would-be New Year's Eve dinner gathering, poignantly performs the "Dance of the Rolls."

Martha Marcy May Marlene: A Brave Movie

Warren Adler | Posted 01.18.2012 | Entertainment
Warren Adler

Despite its flaws, this should be seen by everyone as a cautionary tale of what could happen to an unsuspecting victim by a sinister cult leader bent on recruiting followers for whatever nefarious purposes he or she has in mind. Think of it as a cautionary tale.

'Transformers 3,' Which Fake-Destroyed Downtown Chicago, Opens Wednesday

Posted 08.28.2011 | Chicago

"Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon," the film that left parts of downtown Chicago in the midst of fake wreckage and very real traffic annoyance for two...