iOS app Android app

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Music Made By People, Not Algorithms: a DVD Review of Frank

Govindini Murty | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

If you're seeking a cinematic antidote to our flattened-out, Big Data, crowd-sourced, mass conformist digital age, then take the time to see Frank. Frank is a paean to true creativity -- the kind of creativity that can only come from an individual.

"The Real Thing": Tom Stoppard's Love Play With McGregor and Gyllenhaal

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 10.31.2014 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

The course of true love never did run smooth, as one of Tom Stoppard's favorite writers once observed, but for the star-crossed adulterers in The Real...

First Nighter: Stoppard's 'Real Thing,' McNally's 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart'

David Finkle | Posted 11.03.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

This week we get the revivals of Tom Stoppard's somewhat autobiographical The Real Thing (1982), at the American Airlines Theatre, and Terrence McNally's Lips Together, Teeth Apart (1991), at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre.

Theater Review: Stoppard's The Real Thing From Roundabout Theater

Dina Mikhails | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts
Dina Mikhails

We have a lot of fun watching these couples flirt, banter and reconcile, yet there's an absence of true emotion that left me feeling lighter than I should have in a play about jealousy, knowledge and the preservation of one's self in a marriage.

Getting Israel/Palestine Right: Thank You, Sundance

Gary M. Burge | Posted 10.13.2014 | Entertainment
Gary M. Burge

Whenever Hollywood has tried to dramatize the Middle East, it has generally fallen for stereotypes. Rarely in these films do we gain a sympathetic understanding about the Middle East's culture. Rarely do we see its humanity or its nobility.

Change That Is Difficult to Believe In

Laura Merriman | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics
Laura Merriman

believed that change we could believe in meant a true progressive in office. Obama once famously said, "I'd rather be a really good one-term president than a mediocre two-term president." Yet save for some miracles in his final two years, mediocre, and many times worse, is exactly what kind of a president he has been.

Maggie Gyllenhaal Explains How Batman Is Like Pussy Riot

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

What does Batman have in common with Pussy Riot? That may sound like the start of a joke, but Maggie Gyllenhaal has a great answer. During a conve...

Arty Partying At Pioneer Works' Village Fête

Youyoung Lee | Posted 07.06.2014 | Arts
Youyoung Lee

Live music aside, perhaps the most entertaining part of the evening was counting the number of ridiculously attractive people in attendance.

A Greener, Healthier Capital

Maggie Gyllenhaal | Posted 06.11.2014 | DC
Maggie Gyllenhaal

Lauren, founder of DC Greens, is working tirelessly to educate children and parents alike in our nation's capital about the importance of including fresh fruits and vegetables in our diets.

Maggie Gyllenhaal Doesn't Look Like This Anymore

www.celebuzz.com | Posted 04.07.2014 | Celebrity

Gone are the respectful brunette locks and is the bleach blonde pixie cut. Prepare yourself for a whole lot of sunshine from the gorgeous Maggie Gyll...

It's A Family Affair!

www.justjared.com | Posted 02.07.2014 | Celebrity

Jake Gyllenhaal and his older sister Maggie pose for a picture at the Pussy Riot and The Voice Project party held at The Spotted Pig on Thursday eveni...

Sasha Bronner

Keira Knightley Shines At Sundance

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

The first weekend of Sundance is kind of like starting a new job over and over again every year. You can figure out where to be and what to wear, but ...

Maggie Gyllenhaal's MAJOR Wardrobe Malfunction

Posted 09.13.2013 | Celebrity

Estee Lauder's fragrance launch for "Modern Muse" at the Guggenheim Museum on Thursday, Sept. 12, attracted many celebrities, but one in particular st...

From THE SLANT: Mary Gaitskill on Porn, HBO's Girls and Why Her Lit-Hit, Bad Behavior, Still Matters 25 Years Later

Stephanie Fairyington | Posted 09.28.2013 | Books
Stephanie Fairyington

When author Mary Gaitskill published Bad Behavior in 1988, critics around the world praised her bold and original collection of short stories. The author spoke with The Slant about why she thinks the book has endured and which story she thinks is the strongest.

Summer Movie Women Finally Get Some Respect

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.20.2013 | Women

Summer blockbusters are notoriously guy-centric, and this summer is no exception, as movie-goers can witness men (both superhuman and not) team up and...

Bradley Manning: Guilty of 'Aiding the Enemy' if the Enemy Is Democracy

Norman Solomon | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

When the deceptive operation of the warfare state can't stand the light of day, truth-tellers are a constant hazard. And culpability must stay turned on its head.

This Photo Is The Ultimate Throwback

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 05.22.2013 | Style

The conventional wisdom that Southern girls come packed with charm rings true for Memphis-born actress, Ginnifer Goodwin. As a real Hollywood sweethea...

11 Celebrities Who Outshone Their Industry Parents

Posted 04.21.2013 | Celebrity

You know the saying -- the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. In the case of these 11 celebrities, however, the apple has downright eclipsed the ca...

Maggie Gyllenhaal Takes Indie A Step Too Far

Posted 04.17.2013 | Celebrity

Maggie Gyllenhaal likes to experiment with fashion, but this takes experimenting a bit too far. The 35-year-old actress donned a bizarre outfit for...

PICS: Maggie's Boho Look

Posted 04.09.2013 | Style

No matter the weather, judging from the flesh-baring outfits we see, it's always summertime on the red carpet. But at last night's Sundance Institute ...

Star-Studded Film Sets Record For Worst Opening Ever

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.03.2012 | Entertainment

Even famous faces Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal couldn't help "Won't Back Down," which set a record over the weekend for worst film opening ever. ...

Weekend Box Office: Hotel Transylvania Scores Record Sept. Debut, Looper Opens Strong, Pitch Perfect Explodes

Scott Mendelson | Posted 11.30.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

While the whole 'measure the cumulative weekend box office' trend is usually stupid if not dangerous, I must admit that this is indeed an 'everybody wins' weekend. Sony had the top two films, with one setting a record and the other merely opening in line with realistic expectations.

Movie Review: Won't Back Down

Ambre Anderson | Posted 11.28.2012 | Black Voices
Ambre Anderson

Won't Back Down focuses on one way people have fixed the problem and created a decent learning environment for children who didn't have that option previously. Let's face it. The poor performance records of so many inner city public schools don't come as a shock anymore.

Movie Review: Won't Back Down

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.27.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's one thing when documentaries like Davis Guggenheim's Waiting for 'Superman and Madeleine Sackler's much better The Lottery look at problems in public education and offer some solutions (such as charter schools).

Parents 'Won't Back Down' From School Choice

Kevin P. Chavous | Posted 11.26.2012 | Education
Kevin P. Chavous

Can a feature-length movie help promote the reform of our schools?