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Mothers and Fathers Across Borders Can Influence Peace

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 06.24.2014 | Impact
Molly Alexander Darden

"Hate the enemy enough, any sacrifice is justified. See the other side as 'some mother's sons', you are less willing to sacrifice your own." -- Roger ...

The Cannes Diaries: Divorce Orthodox Style, the Next Arab Superstar and Hugs on the Croisette

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.17.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Walking up the stairs of the Theatre Croisette inside the JW Marriott after the screening, I felt as if I was thankfully coming up for air, after having been submersed in feelings and beautifully cinematic anguish for nearly two hours.

DIFF Dazzles: An Introductory Guide to the 10th Dubai International Film Festival

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.27.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

To cinema lovers, this year's Dubai International Film Festival appears like a dream come true.

'An Alternative Voice': Jim Sheridan Heads Jury at the Dubai International Film Festival

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Sheridan's work is at the very least momentous, at most a means to change the world. His presence in Dubai, at the helm of their prestigious Arab film competition will ensure a brand new chapter for cinema in and from that region.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Dream House

Dan Persons | Posted 12.03.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Winner of this year's Ironic Film Title ribbon, Dream House marks director Jim Sheridan's attempt to explore the world of the psychological thriller, with a few surprising twists thrown in along the way.

Interview: Colin Farrell and Neil Jordan on Ondine

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Neil Jordan and Colin Farrell, in New York for the screening of their film Ondine at the Tribeca Film Festival in late April, make an amusingly mismat...

HuffPost Interview: Rachel Weisz and Agora

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Agora, a film by Alejandro Amenabar, captures a moment of upheaval in the world of Hypatia -- an astronomer and mathematician played by Rachel Weisz.

For St. Patrick's Day, The Best Irish Movies By Farr

John Farr | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

With the always raucous, spirited celebration of St. Patrick's Day on the near horizon here in New York City, my thoughts turn to the powerful mystique of Ireland, and the many outstanding films that reflect it.

Vision of the World

Jennifer Howell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jennifer Howell

Each of us has the power within to be a visionary. In so many ways, life itself is nothing more than one vision after the next.

Jim Sheridan Touts Brothers At The Monkey Bar

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The war in Afghanistan may be an American subject, but through Irish director Jim Sheridan's lens, it is about families. His film Brothers brings the war home, to an undercurrent of emotion more threatening than any battle on the ground.

Movie Review Of 'Brothers': Brilliant Direction Matched By Brilliant Acting

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

It has been said that war movies do not create good box office but that has been disputed by the success of the amazing film "The Hurt Locker." Now comes "Brothers" to further smash this concept.

HuffPost Review: Brothers - Less Would Have Been More

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Brothers is the classic example of a movie that tries to be too many things and ends up not being much of anything except overwrought.

ReThink Review: Brothers -- the War Drama Curse Continues

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

So far, Hollywood's attempts at making movies about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been failures, usually critically but always financially.