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Movie Review: The Fifth Estate

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In The Fifth Estate, Condon and writer Josh Singer, working from a couple of books by participants in the Wikileaks story, retell the tale of Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch).

Tale of Two Hollywood Brothers

Alexandra Holzer | Posted 03.18.2012 | Entertainment
Alexandra Holzer

Franklin Buckner is the brother of the late famed, brilliant and humble director, writer and filmmaker, George Hickenlooper.

George Hickenlooper's Death Caused By Overdose

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The death last month of Emmy-winning filmmaker George Hickenlooper was an accidental overdose. The Colorado medical examiner reported ...

Casino Jack (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

The dramatized account of the rise and fall of corrupt Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff will fascinate--and enrage--you. Kevin Spacey is terrific, as...

Kevin Spacey Gambles on Casino Jack and Gets a Golden Globe Nomination (INTERVIEW)

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Tackling Jack Abramoff gave Kevin Spacey a chance to humanize the man, address Washington's political malaise, and, during this roundtable discussion, elaborate on his process as an actor.

George Hickenlooper Dead: Filmmaker, Cousin Of Denver Mayor Passes Away At 47

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — George Hickenlooper, who won an Emmy Award in 1992 for directing "Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse," has died. He was 47. ...

HuffPost Review: Casino Jack

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's a tragedy that director George Hickenlooper didn't live to see the release of his film, Casino Jack. This fun film encapsulates the hubris that marked the career of uber-lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

Black Jack

Fabio Periera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Fabio Periera

Jack Abramoff was a movie guy. The swagger; the big dreams; the restaurants; the silver-tongued philanthropy--a "you talkin' ta me" film quote machine...

10 Candidate Connections That May Surprise You

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Don't know squat about many of this year's elections contenders? You may find yourself more familiar with some of their friends and family....

Casino Jack

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Hickenlooper exposes the underbelly of lobbying and dirty politics. We see what goes on behind the scenes in graphic detail.

Seeing Hickenlooper's Credibility Gap (VIDEO)

Kelly Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kelly Maher

If Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper wants his campaign to be a "statewide conversation," why is he limiting access? He won't ...

Director Warned Brittany Murphy About Simon Monjack

nydailynews.com | Soraya Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"Factory Girl" director George Hickenlooper, who was friends with Murphy and almost cast her in the role of Edie Sedgwick instead of Sienna Miller, ha...

What It's Like To Go Down With The Ship In Politics

Lisa Baron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Baron

In politics, if your boss crosses the line then it's ultimately your career that suffers. It's called being "Abramoff'd", and it's what happened to me while working for Ralph Reed, despite that my hands are clean.

George Hickenlooper: Miniseries Follows Denver Mayor Through Convention Craziness

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper briefly found himself in the spotlight last summer, when thousands of people descended on his city for the Democratic N...

High-Profile Actors Star In New Pro-Writer Video

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

On Thanksgiving Day (November 22), a group of Writers Guild Of America members will begin posting Public Service Announcements featuring A-list Screen...