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New Movies for Foodies

Annette Insdorf | Posted 04.18.2014 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

Both Tasting Menu and Chef succeed in navigating between personal vision and audience expectation, as the characters create dishes that reflect their own juicy emotions.

Watch Jon Favreau Go Back To His Indie Roots With 'Chef'

Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment

Jon Favreau's "Chef" premiered at this year's South by Southwest Film Festival, but general audiences can see what the erstwhile "Iron Man" director h...

Jon Favreau: How Technology Has Changed The Film Industry

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.14.2014 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Jon Favreau talks about his new film, "Chef," and how new technology and social media have changed the way people make movies. To market the movie,...

Jon Favreau Dishes On His Film CHEF | #SamsungSXSW

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.14.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Jon Favreau, and the rest of the cast, stopped by the SXSW Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss his new film, "Chef," cooking culture, and writing the ...

Christopher Rosen

Jon Favreau Still Likes Doing 'Big Movies'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.10.2014 | Entertainment

Jon Favreau's "Chef," which premiered at this year's South By Southwest Film Festival, is not just about chefs and food porn. It's about what happens ...

Jon Favreau On Casting ScarJo, Dustin Hoffman: 'It's Hard To Get Them On The Phone'

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Jon Favreau joins HuffPost Live from SXSW to discuss the stars of his film "Chef."...

The Best Tribeca Lineup In Years

Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment

Organizers for the Tribeca Film Festival announced the 2014 lineup of Spotlight, Midnight, Storyscapes and special screenings on Thursday, revealing n...

'Veronica Mars' Will Premiere At SXSW

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

South by Southwest Film Festival organizers announced Thursday that "Veronica Mars" will have its world premiere at the Austin, Texas event in March, ...

Meryl Streep's Ode to Emma Thompson at the National Board of Review Gala

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.10.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

What can't Meryl Streep do? Presenting a Best Actress award to her friend Emma Thompson, she offered the 700 gala guests of the National Board of Revi...

LOOK: Sofia Vergara Shows Glimpses 'Chef' Via Twitter

VOXXI | Daysi Calavia-Lopez | Posted 08.07.2013 | Latino Voices

Sofia Vergara said goodbye to the brunette look she sports on the television show “Modern Family” and welcomed golden locks for her latest movie r...

Icons of an Era

William Bradley | Posted 09.09.2013 | Entertainment
William Bradley

In this era, with movies more globalized and insistently present in the culture than ever, three iconic cinematic figures are very much front and center, their latest movie outings from last year and this in the all-time top 10 in worldwide box office.

'About A Boy' Is Coming To Your TV

Posted 05.10.2013 | TV

NBC has ordered a TV remake of "About A Boy," Deadline reports. The network picked up the pilot, based on the 2002 movie and Nicholas Hornby's best...

What's the Meaning of Iron Man 3? (Warning: Big Spoilers)

William Bradley | Posted 07.07.2013 | Entertainment
William Bradley

So, what is the message of Iron Man 3? That's a question with a multi-faceted answer. Even if it only refers to the political message. Be advised that there are major spoilers ahead, so proceed, or not, on your own hook.

Former Obama Aide: The President Is Not All Powerful

The Daily Beast | Jon Favreau | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

He added the words in one of the later drafts. The announcement speech had been missing something, a direct response to the creeping cynicism of the p...

Movie Review: Iron Man Three

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.03.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

So is the third film the decider in a series? Two out of three good enough for immortality? In the case of Iron Man Three (as the closing credits have it), I'd say it's probably too close to call.

The 'Downton Abbey' & 'Iron Man 3' Connection

Posted 05.04.2013 | TV

Even super heroes love "Downton Abbey" ... at least they do in "Iron Man 3." According to several reports, including one from Yahoo! TV, a scene from ...

Iron Man 3 -- Four Anyone?

Carole Mallory | Posted 07.01.2013 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

"Spot on," as Marvel Comics' Stan Lee might say. "Spot on."

Robert Downey, Jr. And Jon Favreau Talk End of 'Iron Man'

Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment

With the premiere only a few days away now, it seems like everybody involved with "Iron Man 3" has been doing the talk show circuit to promote it. Rob...

Top Former Obama Speechwriter Joins The Daily Beast

Posted 05.14.2013 | Media

President Obama's former chief speechwriter Jon Favreau has joined the Daily Beast, Politico's Mike Allen reported Thursday. Favreau, who wrote spe...

Movie Review: Identity Thief

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.09.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The only thing Identity Thief steals is your time and your expectation of inventive comedy. The concept may be high, but the yield (in terms of laughs) is depressingly low.

Sam Stein

Obama's Speechwriter Speaks About Crafting His Inaugural Address

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It is surprisingly difficult to write speeches for President Barack Obama, one of the most gifted orators in recent political history. ...

Face Front! It's Stan Lee's Big Birthday Weekend!

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Friends and heroes, let us celebrate a truly great man of American letters: the one and only Stan Lee.

Hollywood Reacts To The Return Of 'Star Wars'

EW.com | Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment

Some of the biggest Star Wars fans in the world are the Hollywood writers, directors, and producers who bought a ticket for a Jedi movie in the 1970s ...

Who Should Direct 'Star Wars 7'?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment

The only thing crazier than Disney acquiring Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion in cash and stock considerations on Tuesday? That Disney plans on making thre...

You'll Never Guess Hollywood's Hottest 'Hood

2011-11-11-Screenshot20111111at3.30.52PM.png | Posted 10.23.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter. By Degen Pener This story first appeared in the Oct. 26 issue of The Hollywood Reporter mag...