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'All Is Lost' Is The Perfect Capstone For Robert Redford

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment

-- What floats your boat? Do you like your movies with dialogue, multiple characters, complex story lines — you know, stuff? Or can a film without...

Movie Review: All Is Lost

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Like bookends - or perhaps a double-feature for adrenaline junkies - All Is Lost comes on the heels of Gravity with the distaff and earthbound version of a similar story.

The Best Films About The Financial Crisis

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 01.30.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "Killing Them Softly" is a stylish and violent dark comedy about low-level gangsters and thugs, set squarely within the U.S. econo...

Review: Arbitrage

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

"Family -- it's what really matters," says Robert Miller (Richard Gere), or words to that effect, to a gathering in his posh Fifth Avenue townhouse that includes his wife (Susan Sarandon), grown children, grandchildren and friends, who have assembled to celebrate his 60th birthday.

Things Have Changed Since Super Troopers

Jay Chandrasekhar | Posted 10.02.2012 | Entertainment
Jay Chandrasekhar

We are in a moment of transition in the distribution business. DVD is no longer the workhouse it used to be. Blockbuster Video has cut down on its outlets. Everything seems to be moving towards downloading to iPads, computers, phones and to Internet TVs.

Jordan Zakarin

Ed Harris Channels Donald Trump As Hollywood Goes Populist

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 01.27.2012 | Entertainment

It's being marketed as an action-packed, high-wire thriller that offers nothing more complicated than a brief escape from the mid-winter doldrums. But...

Jordan Zakarin

First-Time Nominee JC Chandor Talks Oscar Nod Glory

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 01.24.2012 | Entertainment

JC Chandor earned his first Oscar nomination on Tuesday, getting a Best Original Screenplay nod for his star-studded, independent financial meltdown t...

We Go to the Year-End Movies

Robert Teitelman | Posted 03.05.2012 | Entertainment
Robert Teitelman

What's the new year for if not to catch up on all those movies you were too busy, or too cheap, to see earlier? Here's my very short report.

The 10 Best Films of 2011

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.11.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Descendants is my favorite film of the year for its ability to find the pain, dignity and humor in the story of a man watching his way of life die, even as he has to act as steward to its demise.

On The Artist, The Lure of Nostalgia, and Ten Silent Movies Worth Talking Up

John Farr | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Just when you start believing there's no hope for anything daring and original coming out of Movieland, something gets released that surprises you. The Artist is one such movie -- and what's new about it is that it's old.

Big Stars Get Big Honors

Posted 11.29.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: The NYFCC has announced that "The Artist," the Michel Hazanavicius-written and directed silent film, has won Best Picture. _____ PREVIOUSL...

ReThink Review: Margin Call -- 'Twas the Night Before the Meltdown...

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.01.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The film Margin Call takes us inside a lightly fictionalized stand-in for Lehman Brothers called HMS, where a young risk analyst discovers the math that proves HMS' imminent demise.

10 Movies That Take On Wall Street

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 12.24.2011 | Home

The bigger they are, the harder they fall: This little maxim neatly summarizes why we love to watch movies set on Wall Street. Last Friday, J.C. C...

Jordan Zakarin

Angry About This Economy? This Movie's For You

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 12.21.2011 | Entertainment

It would be the ultimate stroke of lucky timing, as the Occupy Wall Street movement continues to gain momentum, for a film to come along that excoriat...

Movie Review: Margin Call

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.20.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If you want a sense of what moral disintegration looks like in real time, look no further than J.C. Chandor's Margin Call, a fictional look at the near-collapse of a major investment bank, set against the context of the 2008 collapse.

Zachary Quinto Feels Grateful For Coming Out Support

AP | By ALICIA RANCILIO | Posted 12.18.2011 | Celebrity

NEW YORK -- Actor Zachary Quinto says he feels a range of emotions after coming out in a recent New York magazine interview but most of all he's grate...

The Nantucket Film Festival: A Reason to Leave the Beach

Linda Flanagan | Posted 08.23.2011 | Entertainment
Linda Flanagan

It's pouring rain on Nantucket, but we don't mind. We're here for the The Nantucket Film Festival, which opened June 22nd with screenings of Cars 2 an...

Margin Call: How to Trigger a Meltdown and Keep Yourself in Armanis

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.26.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Boasting a cast with the likes of Kevin Spacey and Demi Moore, Margin Call trains a laser-like beam on the players at a giant Wall Street firm over a 24-hour period preceding the world economic meltdown.

Live From Sundance 2011: Day 1

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

On Thursday, the opening day of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, my actual Sundance day began and ended with the opening night screening of Susan Rost...