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Jon Hamm's Million Dollar Arm: Fun, Family-Friendly Flick (Finally)

Lonna Saunders | Posted 08.02.2014 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Creeks had overflowed. Dirty, muddy water everywhere, way too high to drive through. Actually, impossible to drive through because you wouldn't get through it. You'd lose your car in it.

Like All Good Baseball Movies, 'Million Dollar Arm' Is Corny But Fun

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment

Let's face it, there's something about a baseball movie that just invites corniness. The hardest hearts soften at the mere sound of a cracking bat. I...

Week in Film: Million Dollar Arm, A Short History of Decay and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

While not perfect, it is more than just a feel-good sports movie about overcoming obstacles (though it is, in fact, that). Million Dollar Arm is less a movie about sports (in this case, baseball) than a film about one man's transformation from sports agent to human being.

Lake Bell Is Pregnant!

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 04.25.2014 | Celebrity

Surprise! Lake Bell is pregnant! The actress made a stunning appearance at the Vanity Fair Tribeca Film Festival party Wednesday night, April 23, i...

Lake Bell Poses Topless For Esquire

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 04.24.2014 | Celebrity

Lake Bell is topless on the May 2014 issue of Esquire, which wonders if she's the "most important actor/director/writer of her generation." Of cour...

The Long-Shot Nominees

Jon Eig | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

If you're an awards junkie, then you already know the likely Oscar nominees. Just to be contrary, I thought I'd nominate people and films who, like boss Jim Gettys, have something less than a chance. These are the films and performances of 2013 that should be considered, but won't be.

For Your Consideration, Oscars 2014: Don't Forget Emma Watson, 'Enough Said' And Joss Whedon, Please

Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Matthew Jacobs

Oscar voting is underway. A word to the Academy: Don't forget some of this year's underdogs.

My Favorite Films of 2013

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's the time of year when critics release their lists of the year's best films. It feels like a competitive sport -- or a provocation, which all of these lists are, by nature. As in: "This is my list of the best films. If you don't agree, you're wrong."

2013's Best (And Worst) Moments in Film

Jon Eig | Posted 02.18.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

I was trying to come up with a way to avoid the standard list, so here's what I've got for you: 10 things to be thankful for in 2013 movies (plus five things to really bitch and moan about, because, let's face it, that's more fun.)

Why She Thinks You Should Ditch Your Backup Plan

Posted 10.22.2013 | Women

"Don't have a backup plan, if you mean business." That's some of the advice "In A World..." director, actress and writer Lake Bell offers in a vide...

The Real Story About Those 'In A World...' Voice-Overs

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Film fans everywhere can identify that movie-trailer voice: A booming baritone that entices viewers with cryptic explanations of the la...

15 Minutes With Lake Bell

Jon Steely | Posted 08.15.2013 | Celebrity
Jon Steely

Lake Bell has a great look. With a face chiseled perfectly for the screen -- and the stellar acting chops to back it up -- it's no wonder she's a movie star. What other choice would there be? Lake Bell, corporate tax attorney? I'm not seeing it.

Popcorn Preview: In a World...

Leslie Sisman | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: In a World... (2013) Cast includes: Lake Bell (What Happens in Vegas, Boston Legal), Rob Corddry (Warm Bodies), Ken Marino (Role Models), Demetr...

Lake Bell Poses Nude For New York Mag

Posted 08.12.2013 | Celebrity

Lake Bell ditched her clothes and added some faked tattoos to pose nude for this week's cover of New York Magazine. The 34-year-old is currently p...

Lake Bell Explains Her HUGE Obsession

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 10.08.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Since she was a little girl putting on nightly shows to stave off bedtime and using her father's Dictaphone to stealthily record inte...

Fred Melamed: In a World Star on Working With Directors Lake Bell, The Coens, and Woody Allen

Steve Karras | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment
Steve Karras

Fred Melamed is an actor's actor, who has built a solid reputation for his stage and film work, having worked with such cinema giants Woody Allen and Joel and Ethan Coen.

In A World of Women, What's Happened to the Female Voice?

Jaime Lubin | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

As a woman with a naturally high pitch (dear God, please don't tell me I sound like a sexy baby), I'm conscious of the fact that people do generally tend to pay less attention to female speakers.

Matthew Jacobs

Your New Favorite Movie Star

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.07.2013 | Entertainment

Lake Bell is an accent aficionado. She can blow through one dialect after the next with aplomb: French, Italian, Cockney, Russian "Star Wars," Valley ...

What Lake Bell Thinks 'Our Responsibility As Women' Is

Posted 08.06.2013 | Women

Lake Bell may be a woman, but she's tired of people assuming that her gender is the most important thing about her. Bell, star of TV series "Child...

Movie Review: In a World

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.06.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In A World announces the arrival of a new triple-threat talent: Lake Bell, already established as an actress. She wrote and directed (and produced) this new film, which was a delight at Sundance and arrives in the dog days of summer like a cool breeze.

Maggie Furlong

Rihanna And Madonna On 'Childrens Hospital'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 08.01.2013 | TV

We love "Childrens Hospital" for its ridiculous cast -- including Rob Corddry, Ken Marino, Malin Akerman, Lake Bell, Erinn Hayes, Rob Huebel, Megan Mu...

What Lake Bell Considers A 'Pandemic' Among Young Women

Posted 07.29.2013 | Women

Lake Bell is a little bit worried about young women today. Specifically, their voices. The actress, who wrote, directed and stars in the upcoming f...

Brian Williams' Deadpan: Crazy for Crazy at the Nantucket Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.02.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

As emcee at the Nantucket Film Festival's Tribute ceremony, at a former casino in Siasconset, on the island's far end, mild mannered Brian Williams br...

Hemingway's Anxiety of Influence: Running from Crazy at the Nantucket Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The masculinity of his myth and prose style made Ernest Hemingway the writer to topple for a generation of novelists in the last century.

Lake Bell Is A Married Woman

Posted 06.02.2013 | Celebrity

Lake Bell is a married woman. The actress, 34, married tattoo artist Scott Campbell at a star-studded ceremony on Saturday, June 1, at The Marigny ...