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Joe Biden at the Golden: A Delicate Balance

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

To wit, someone asked, the vice president of what company? For me it was an off night at the theater. I don't want my money back. Are you listening Scott Rudin? I'd like a ticket to see it again. Maybe those 25 others would too.

Hilary Swank in The Homesman at the Hamptons International Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.13.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Holding court after a sumptuous brunch honoring Hilary Swank for receiving Montblanc's Creative Impact in Acting award and Variety's "Class of 10 Acto...

The Elder Gays of 'Love Is Strange'

Noah Tsika | Posted 11.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Noah Tsika

As a director, Sachs evokes the masterly Robert Altman, as in an extraordinary sequence that takes us from George and Ben's quietly majestic wedding back to the Manhattan apartment that they share, and where their loved ones gather to marvel at the strength of their bond.

Ira Sachs' New Film "Love is Strange" Screens at the Deauville American Film Festival: Alfred Molina and John Lithgow as a Married Couple in Love

Karin Badt | Posted 11.16.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

"I am in a different stage right now. Love is Strange reflects that. My characters are comfortable with themselves. The film is a portrait of where I am now."

10 Things I Learned From Screening Love Is Strange

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 11.02.2014 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

1. The last time I saw John Lithgow acting he played a serial murderer in Dexter, loved seeing him as one-half of a couple in a nearly 40 year relationship.

Marisa Tomei, John Lithgow and Ira Sachs Talk Love Is Strange

Rob Feld | Posted 10.22.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

Love is Strange is a real actors' piece featuring veterans John Lithgow, Alfred Molina and Marisa Tomei, and directed by indie film staple Ira Sachs.

Happiness From Within: 'Love Is Strange' Actress Tank Burt on Intimate Filmmaking and Following Your Bliss

Jaime Lubin | Posted 10.21.2014 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

Tank Burt is no stranger to the intimacy of the unsaid. As a director she's been honing her craft with shorts like Skateboard, Skateboard, a coming-of-age story told virtually without dialogue, and now she's made her feature debut as an actress.

Matthew Jacobs

'Love Is Strange' Is The Year's Greatest Romance

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.29.2014 | Entertainment

Early in "Love is Strange," a scene opens on John Lithgow and Alfred Molina sitting at a piano. Molina, portraying a music teacher named George, romps...

Modern Love

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 10.20.2014 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

Love feels almost witnessed rather than created, immersing us in one particular story by reflecting how we all interact daily, the casual intimacies and the deep, frustrations large and small -- among lovers, family and adopted family.

John Lithgow Pulled A Fast One On A Minister For His 'Footloose' Role

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 08.20.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

It's hard to forgive John Lithgow for trying to cramp Kevin Bacon's style in the 1984 film "Footloose." Rest assured, according to Lithgow himself, li...

John Lithgow: Playing A Transgender Woman Was 'The Least Acting I've Done In A Movie'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.20.2014 | Gay Voices

"Love Is Strange" star John Lithgow recalled his role as a transgender woman opposite Robin Williams in 1982's "The World According To Garp" in a Huff...

#AOLBUILD Features "Love Is Strange" director Ira Sachs and actor John Lithgow

AOL BUILD | Posted 10.18.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD #AOLBUILD presents Love is Strange where director Ira Sachs and actor John Lithgow will discuss the creative and productio...

The Lithgow Lear

Steven Suskin | Posted 10.05.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Put Daniel Sullivan together with a great play and a highly-respected, award-winning actor like John Lithgow and you're likely to get an illuminating and theatrical rendition of the work, with flashes of lightning for sure.

Watch: John Lithgow, King Lear and Our Uncertain World

Bill Moyers | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Why are we so drawn these days to the tale of Lear and his dysfunctional family? John Lithgow, the award-winning actor and writer, is playing him right now in The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production. This week he talks to Bill.

First Nighter: Simon Russell Beale Monarchic in HD 'King Lear'

David Finkle | Posted 06.29.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

It would be folly to claim this is the greatest Lear yet seen, but it's surely no exaggeration to declare it's right up there with the best of them.

Live From the Tribeca Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.22.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Not to label it a leftover festival, but there is the sense that the movies in Tribeca have either already had their debut elsewhere or, more to the point, didn't have a debut elsewhere because they didn't make the cut. Still, I always enjoy the opportunity that Tribeca affords me as a critic and curator.

Marisa Tomei, John Lithgow and Alfred Molina at Tribeca Film Festival (VIDEO)

Rob Feld | Posted 06.21.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

Screening at the Tribeca Film Festival next week, Love is Strange is an adult love story by veteran indie filmmaker Ira Sachs.

First Nighter: Arin Arbus's King Lear, David Herskovitz's Uriel Acosta

David Finkle | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Plays are revelations. Good plays, that is, and the better a play, the more revelatory it can be. And let's just say King Lear -- now at Theatre For a New Audience with Arin Arbus directing Michael Pennington in the title role -- easily falls into the better-play category.

Old Friends John Lithgow And Alfred Molina Spark Romance In Sundance Movie

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — After being friends for more than 20 years, John Lithgow and Alfred Molina are finally sharing the screen, and a bed. The tw...

The Sundance Interviews: Video With Marisa Tomei, John Lithgow, Alfred Molina and the makers of Love is Strange, Fishing Without Nets and Land Ho!

Rob Feld | Posted 03.26.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

The Day for Night series traveled to Sundance to talk to some of the filmmakers and cast with films playing at the festival this year. Today's installment includes the teams behind Love is Strange, Land Ho! and Fishing Without Nets.

Sasha Bronner

John Lithgow & Alfred Molina Are 'So Married' In New Film

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

John Lithgow plays a gay man in a 39-year relationship with his life partner and love of his life, played by Alfred Molina, in Ira Sachs' new film, "L...

Veteran Actors Show Longtime Love

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — John Lithgow said playing Alfred Molina's longtime lover in the film "Love is Strange" was "just like falling in love with th...

TAKE THAT, MATT LAUER

Posted 11.15.2013 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert wasn't about to let Al Roker and Matt Lauer upstage him with their already-infamous live prostate exams on "The Today Show" last week....

Gallery II: Fun Fueled By For-Profit College Fraud

David Halperin | Posted 11.03.2013 | Business
David Halperin

Earlier today I posted a piece with images of Arthur E. Benjamin of Delray Beach, FL, and Dallas, TX, posing and socializing, mostly at charity event...

Mighty Movie's Temple of Bad: Santa Claus: The Movie

Dan Persons | Posted 10.08.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Are you hungering for a wonderful, whimsical tale filled with magic and adventure? Sorry, we're all out of that, but we do have lots of Santa Claus: The Movie instead.