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Lasse Hallstrom

In Praise of The One Hundred Foot Journey

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 10.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Everything comes alive in this film from the delightful differences in the characters to the golden glow of the french countryside.

The Hundred-Foot Journey: A Culinary, Cultural Love Letter

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 10.12.2014 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

While I found the entire movie to be an inspiring feast for the senses, I was struck by one message in particular: 'Food is memories.'

Lasse Hallstrom's Fusion Fare: The Hundred Foot Journey

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.05.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A Mumbai family leaves political duress in the homeland, migrates in a van to rural France, and mingles ethnic spices with haute cuisine across an emb...

Matthew Jacobs

Helen Mirren Picks The Best Scenes From Her Movies

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.05.2014 | Entertainment

In "The Hundred-Foot Journey," Helen Mirren plays the matriarchal owner of a snooty French restaurant. When an Indian family transforms a run-down bui...

Safe Haven Heats Up

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

With a touch of the supernatural, a tear-jerking plot, a loathsome villain, some adorable kids, and a lot of suspense making music, the film is agreeable enough to be a hit.

Christopher Rosen

'Oh My Gosh, He's Got The Cutest Lips!'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.12.2013 | Entertainment

In 2007, Julianne Hough won her second "Dancing With the Stars" title. Just six years later, after roles in the 2012 films "Footloose" and "Rock of Ag...

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, and Fish on Your Plate

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.10.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Lasse Hallstrom's new movie, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, is a romance with an improbable premise.

Ewan McGregor on Being in Films About 'Real People in Real Situations'

Greg Archer | Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Having discernment for the roles he takes on certainly helps, but the way McGregor fully embodies the characters he plays is not only enjoyable to watch but downright rare.

Live from Toronto Film Festival: Monday 9.12.11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A few thoughts about the Toronto Film Festival in general before I dive into my thoughts about the four films I saw today: First of all, the phones: ...

A Friend Reflects: Seymour Cassel on the Father of Independent Film, John Cassavetes

John Farr | Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

In the artistically vibrant NYC of the 50s, Cassel was an acting student with the famed Stella Adler when he encountered Cassavetes, just six years his senior, a man who'd go on to redefine what independent film could achieve and be.

Free Flick Fridays: What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

The flick that got Leonardo DiCaprio his first Oscar nomination follows Johnny Depp as a guy stuck in small-town Iowa, dealing with his family and dre...

Movie Review: Dear John

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I don't think I'm giving much away to say that Dear John is the first of the cinematic adaptations of his books I've encountered in which one of the two lovers at the center of the story doesn't die.

Why Must We Still Wait Months To See First-Run Movies On DVD?

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

The conventional thinking that a movie is best appreciated on a huge screen and in an assemblage of strangers no longer holds true when compared to a high-definition home theater.

Praising Caine: The Original "Alfie" Turns 76

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Not only can Michael Caine deliver the acting goods with the right vehicles, but off the set he also exhibits a refreshing common sense about the film business itself.