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The Producer's Work: An Interview With Park Chan-wook

Marcin J. Sobczak | Posted 11.14.2014 | Entertainment
Marcin J. Sobczak

The Producers' Work is an experiment created for the sole purposes of this blog. We want to take a closer look at the producers working in different areas of the art and entertainment industry.

Bill Murray's Funny Moves in St. Vincent: The Premiere

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Murray's shimmying in his seedy Sheepshead Bay kitchen, and singing to Dylan's "Shelter from the Storm," are some of the film's many highlights, but he has nothing on Naomi Watts' pole dancing with a baby bump.

Directors Guild Finds TV Diversity Hiring Stalled

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 09.22.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women and minorities are largely shut out of the ranks of TV series directors in a stubbornly unchanged pattern of hiring, accord...

The Clintons Are Movin' on Down, Slumming It to the Wrong Side of the Tracks

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

Bill and Hillary are going to be my neighbors in Amagansett this summer. They arrive tomorrow. But, they are definitely laying low this August, compared to their fancier digs of years past.

Lexus Short Films: A Changing Grand Market Gets Its (Short) Moment in the Spotlight

John Lopez | Posted 09.30.2014 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

Downtown L.A.'s long since past the tipping point of urban renewal, but I'll always treasure the humble, half-forgotten metropolis it was less than a decade ago.

The Last Snowpiercer Review You Will Ever Need to Read

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment
James Marshall Crotty

Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi allegory Snowpiercer is one weird and hilarious trip. At turns campy and amateurish (with issues of ADR synching and logical con...

Everything You Should Know From The First Few Days Of Cannes

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.19.2014 | Entertainment

CANNES, France (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Cannes Film Festival — from its glitzy premieres to the celeb parties and quirky moment...

Cannes Film Festival Gets Underway, Daggers out

David Bourgeois | Posted 05.15.2014 | Entertainment
David Bourgeois

He and Dahan made peace, after Weinstein was able to shave $2 million off his initial price and seemingly get an assurance from Dahan that the duo will make edits as necessary for the U.S. release. I hate to break it to them, but edits have no chance of saving this train wreck of a film.

'Grace Of Monaco' Buried By Critics: 'A Fire-Risk'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment

Olivier Dahan's embattled "Grace of Monaco," with Nicole Kidman in a starring role as Grace Kelly, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday....

In Support of New Plays... on Broadway

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.21.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

My friends are never very excited about new plays. What is The Realistic Joneses and why did celebrities want to be in it? Is Casa Valentina an atmospheric production where they treat us like we're in a resort?

Numbers Soar For Black Moviegoers

Posted 04.01.2014 | Black Voices

2013 was a pivotal year in black film, with the release of several motion pictures highlighting black history and the black experience, and a historic...

Oscar Nominee Slams Academy As 'White Men Over 70 Who Need Money'

Posted 03.02.2014 | Entertainment

Complaints about the Oscars' gender disparities are in no short supply, even from the nominees themselves. But "Before Midnight" co-star Julie Delpy, ...

The 2014 Academy Awards (Sort Of)

Spencer Green | Posted 04.29.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Warning: This parody contains frank language and images of Shia LaBeouf. Parental guidance is suggested.

Harvey Weinstein Says He Made Wrong Call On 'August: Osage County'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.20.2014 | Entertainment

Despite a wave of advanced hype and its Tony Award-winning pedigree, "August: Osage County" wound up being the awards contender that didn't contend: t...

Weinstein Confirms 'A Friend of Dorothy' in Anne Hathaway!

Peter Mac | Posted 04.13.2014 | Entertainment
Peter Mac

There is nothing to get the Judy Garland fan community more fired up than the news of a biopic of their favorite rainbow diva. Well the flames have be...

Harvey Weinstein Says He Can't Continue To Make Violent Movies

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

One day after announcing plans to make a movie that takes on the National Rifle Association "head on," Harvey Weinstein told CNN host Piers Morgan tha...

Ted Nugent Compares Jewish Movie Mogul To Nazi Propagandist

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Rock musician and gun advocate Ted Nugent compared Harvey Weinstein to a Nazi propagandist after the movie mogul announced his plans to make a film th...

Harvey Weinstein Enlists Meryl Streep To Take On NRA

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein stopped by Howard Stern's radio show this week and revealed plans for his next big movie. Weinstein got into a discuss...

Matt Damon And Ben Affleck Might Be Co-Stars Once More

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Will Matt Damon and Ben Affleck reunite for a new project? Page Six reports that the "Good Will Hunting" co-stars are being courted by Harvey Weins...

Meet the Real Philomena... and See the Movie!

Jay Weston | Posted 03.11.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The inimitable Harvey Weinstein had a screening last weekend for some Academy members and celebrities of his new film, Philomena, and after the scr...

'Good Will Hunting' ... The TV Show?

Posted 12.16.2013 | TV

How you like dem apples? Your favorite math genius/college janitor could be headed to the small screen. There is talk of turning the Academy Award-...

Meryl and Julia are Great, But, That Ensemble in August: Osage County!

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.14.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Never one to miss a quip, Harvey Weinstein introduced the movie August: Osage County at its Zeigfeld premiere, noting Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts w...

'The Hobbit' Faces Lawsuit Over Profits

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 02.10.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey and Bob Weinstein have sued Warner Bros.' New Line Cinema claiming they're owned a share of the profits from the second and t...

Harvey Weinstein and Andrea Illy Screen City Girl

Melissa Berkelhammer | Posted 02.02.2014 | New York
Melissa Berkelhammer

I guess it was only a matter of time before "God" himself -- yes, that was a reference to Meryl Streep's Golden Globe acceptance speech -- assumed hosting duties.

Idris Elba Reacts To Nelson Mandela's Death

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Idris Elba is the most recent actor to portay Nelson Mandela, and the "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" star released a statement following the South Af...