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The Year's Most Pirated Movies

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Peter Jackson's second installment in the "Hobbit" trilogy is being heralded as one of the year's biggest box-office success stories, but it turns out...

Brennan Williams

Anthony Mackie Reveals Details On New Justin Timberlake Flick

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.02.2013 | Black Voices

With a slew of projects in the works, it may be safe to say that Anthony Mackie is one of the hardest working men in Hollywood. In addition to star...

WATCH: Finally, A Great Ryan Gosling Parody

Posted 03.19.2013 | Comedy

Come on down to "Ryan Gosling's Acting Range" on Funny Or Die, where you can learn from the man himself how to play New Yorkers, cops, and New York co...

Gangster Squad: An Extra's Take From Behind the Scenes

Cassandra M. Bellantoni | Posted 03.31.2013 | Entertainment
Cassandra M. Bellantoni

Background actors deserve better treatment than what happened on Gangster Squad. Extras are the human beings behind and around the actors, who provide the atmospheric illusion of the director's vision.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Zero Dark Thirty, Gangster Squad, and the Best Movies of 2012!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 03.16.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Welcome to the first MovieFilm episode of 2013! This week the gang's all here and with plenty to discuss, including Sean's surprising okay-ness wi...

'Gangster Squad' Actor Responds To Harsh New York Times Review

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.15.2013 | Entertainment

New York Times film critic A.O. Scott is probably used to actors taking issue with his negative reviews. Last year, "Marvel's The Avengers" star Samue...

Oscar Buzz Bumps 'Zero Dark Thirty'

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 01.12.2013 | Entertainment

The Friday box office estimates for "Zero Dark Thirty" are in and they are looking good. While it has been playing in limited theaters since Dec. 19, ...

Michael Peña Discusses Filming 'Gangster Squad'

Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

By Ikam Acosta Gangster Squad, set in the 1940s and 50s, chronicles how the LAPD fought to keep East Coast mobster types out of Los Angeles. ...

Would You Loan Your Car To Ryan Gosling?

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 03.13.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — To bring the story of mobster Mickey Cohen's reign over post-war Los Angeles to life, the director of "Gangster Squad" employed Se...

Why The 'Best Scene' Isn't In 'Gangster Squad'

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "Gangster Squad" director Ruben Fleischer was stepping out of the shower on the night of July 20 last year when he received a chil...

How Much Does Sean Penn Over-Act In 'Gangster Squad'?

Mike Ryan | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Gangster Squad, a movie that is not about a squad of gangsters, opens -- finally -- this Friday. Gangster Squad stars Josh Brolin (Milk) as a Los Angeles cop placed in charge of taking down the operations of very animated gangster played by Sean Penn (Milk). Gangster Squad also stars Ryan Gosling (Crazy, Stupid, Love) and Emma Stone (Crazy, Stupid, Love). As a service, we answer every question that you could have about Gangster Squad.

Ryan Gosling Is Proud Of 'Young Hercules'

Posted 01.09.2013 | TV

Ryan Gosling is one of Hollywood's most popular leading men, but back in the day, he was swinging swords at imaginary monsters as the title character ...

Ranking The Best Squads

Mike Ryan | Posted 03.10.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Gangsters have long held a special place in the lore of American cinema dating back to the silent film era. But, the gangster film, as we know it today, truly set its foundation during the 1930s -- a tradition of film that continues with this week's new gangster movie, Gangster Squad. Over the years, audiences have been treated to such gangster classics raging from Little Caesar to the Godfather trilogy. So, what are the best ten gangster movies of all time?

Movie Review: Gangster Squad

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.10.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

You get the feeling that Ruben Fleischer would have been happy to make an homage to the gangster movies of the 1940s (filtered through both a 1970s and a 21st-century perspective) when he was making Gangster Squad.

Gosling, Guns, and Gangsters

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 03.07.2013 | Entertainment
Barbara Ernst Prey

With the upcoming release of the all-star-cast film Gangster Squad, I spoke with author Paul Lieberman about the movie and his true-life book that inspired it.

Emma Stone Spotted At The Altar

Posted 11.14.2012 | Weddings

Emma Stone: actress, model... minister? The movie star officiated the wedding between her publicist, Holly Shakoor, and "Gangster Squad" director R...

The MovieFilm Podcast: 'Episode VIII' -- Star Wars Lives!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.06.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

In addition to answering listener emails and dissecting the trailers for Gangster Squad and Iron Man 3, the centerpiece of our show is the impact of George Lucas film's acquisition by the Disney company.

Debbie Allen Checks Back Into 'Grey's Anatomy'

Posted 08.28.2012 | TV

Debbie Allen, star of "Fame," is heading back to "Grey's Anatomy." The Emmy award-winning actress, director and choreographer is set to reprise her...

Why Hollywood Studios Fear Political Content

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.26.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This is the least of Hollywood's worries, for my money. The major studios have a bigger problem -- such as the fact that they so seldom make movies with serious themes or content. And they never address actual political issues if they can avoid it.

'Gangster Squad' Reportedly Shifted In Wake Of Aurora

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.26.2012 | Entertainment

Warner Bros. has reportedly shifted "Gangster Squad" to 2013 in the wake of the tragic shooting at a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" in ...

Violence Begets Violence: Making Sense of the Dark Knight Massacre

John W. Whitehead | Posted 07.22.2012 | Home
John W. Whitehead

Yet even with the 24-hour coverage, we have more questions than answers, and speculation is rife. And the biggest question of all looms large: Who or what is to blame?

Sorry, Sandra: Highly Anticipated 'Gravity' Bumped To 2013

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.15.2012 | Entertainment

"Gangster Squad": the new "Contagion"? Warner Bros. sure hopes so! The studio has finally settled on a release date for the Ryan Gosling-led gangs...

WATCH: 'Gangster Squad' Shows Off Sexy 1940s LA

Posted 05.10.2012 | Los Angeles

"Los Angeles is a damsel in distress and I need you to save her," says Bill Parker (played by Nick Nolte) in the recently released trailer for the hig...

WATCH: Ryan Gosling Leads 'Gangster Squad'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment

Crazy, stupid, love, indeed. "Gangster Squad" -- the "L.A. Confidential"-meets-"Untouchables" crime drama that Warner Bros. still seems set to release...

Ben Affleck Replaces Ryan Gosling On Release Calendar

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.10.2012 | Entertainment

Sometimes you can have too much of a good thing. That's what Warner Bros. is realizing, as the studio has to find room on its release calendar for two...