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Karen Black

How Meeting Susan Anspach Completed The Circle

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 08.31.2014 | Los Angeles
Lionel Rolfe

Susan Anspach is best known for her appearances with Jack Nicholson in "Five Easy Pieces" and Michael Douglas in "Running," but a more obscure European production, "Montenegro," may be her masterpiece.

Penelope Sudrow: A Wandering Waif With a Hint of Noblesse Oblige

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 02.10.2014 | Los Angeles
Lionel Rolfe

I met Penelope Sudrow at a backyard party in the Silver Lake home of my actor friend Lee Boek, who runs Public Works Improvisational Theater.

Karen Black Was at The Development Last Night

Jennifer Elster | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
Jennifer Elster

As to be expected, it is three years later from my last entry here at HuffingtonPostville. I've been sharing my mind at Headville.net --*and now I laa...

Karen Black: Hollywood, May 24, 2007

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 10.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

I like to find spots of light and feeling around a location, and have made some mental notes already. We move around the theater, and in each spot, she intuits the essence and poses in perfect accord to evoke the feeling of the moment and space.

Karen Black: Perfectly Misunderstood

Angela Garcia Combs | Posted 10.13.2013 | Entertainment
Angela Garcia Combs

I cannot explain to you the great goodness of Karen Black, the plain friendship, the professional genius she brought to my life. But I can say that Karen Black was a mystery of nature that knew how to live in the moment.

Remembering the One and Only Karen Black

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.12.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

An Oscar nominated and Golden Globe winner, Karen Black had a unique gift for embodying characters sliding down the razor blade of life; dark, sexy and vulnerable with unexpected comic touches, often in the throes of falling apart.

For Karen Black, With Love

Stephen Kessler | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment
Stephen Kessler

There will be many articles devoted to the work Karen Black did, so this one will be dedicated to talking about what a wonderful person she was.

Karen Black: 1939-2013

Alex Simon | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Black was alternately eccentric, passionate, grounded and fascinating during our chat, her obvious intelligence shining through the entire proceedings. She remains one of my favorite conversations during nearly twenty years of doing interviews.

RIP

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Among films that featured actress Karen Black: "You're a Big Boy Now," 1959....

'Five Easy Pieces' Star Dies At 74

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 10.08.2013 | Celebrity

Karen Black, the prolific actress who appeared in more than 100 movies and was featured in such counterculture favorites as "Easy Rider," `'Five Easy ...

Showing the Facebook Love

Fredrica Duke | Posted 07.03.2013 | Impact
Fredrica Duke

The other day, one of my 800-and-counting friends on Facebook mailed me a package. I barely know him, never met him in person, yet I received a delicious chocolate torte.

'Five Easy Pieces' Actress Turns To Crowdfunding To Pay For Cancer Treatment

Posted 03.26.2013 | Celebrity

Actress Karen Black has turned to online crowd-funding in an effort to pay for cancer treatment, reports Deadline Hollywood. The 73-year-old, who ...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: The Amazing Spider-Man

Dan Persons | Posted 09.07.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Sony has decided to punch the reboot button for what is actually the fourth installment of the franchise (but should we start counting from one again?).

An Opening of Consciousness

Jennifer Elster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Elster

2010-10-14-t.jpgHere we embark on unruly excursions go so far into internal dialogs of the mind that a viewer might think: "how did I end up inside Terrence Howard's head?"

Mighty Movie Podcast: The Script That Kills: Austin Peck on The Blue Tooth Virgin

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

A TV writer tries his hand at a feature film. His friend reads the script, thinks it's an ungodly mess of muddled symbolism and Freud 101 anxieties. "Be honest," the writer says.

ShamWow Guy the Movie: Noooo!

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrea Chalupa

The news that ShamWow Guy was arrested for beating a prostitute is not all that surprising. Now that the story broke and the gruesome mugshot is making the rounds, some surprising details on ShamPow have come to light.