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Hilary Swank in The Homesman at the Hamptons International Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.13.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Holding court after a sumptuous brunch honoring Hilary Swank for receiving Montblanc's Creative Impact in Acting award and Variety's "Class of 10 Acto...

Fossil Fuel Divestment Makes UN Climate Summit a Success

Michael Shank | Posted 09.22.2014 | Green
Michael Shank

With 2013 breaking historical records regarding greenhouse gas emissions, we have little time to act. Investors get it. It's risky business to continue to invest in fossil fuels. Now it's time for policymakers, prime ministers and presidents to get it as well.

Clean Energy Is a 100 Percent American Success Story

Mark Ruffalo | Posted 09.17.2014 | Green
Mark Ruffalo

By finding alternatives to fossil fuels that pollute our air and disrupt our climate, American businesses, families and communities are showcasing the single most practical way to tackle climate change, starting now.

In Foxcatcher Steve Carell Astounds as a Psycho 1-Percenter

Erica Abeel | Posted 09.13.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

A standout at this year's Toronto is Foxcatcher by Bennett Miller. Here's yet another feature based on a sensational true life story -- yet this mesmerizing film (which won Best Director for Miller at Cannes) engages on so many levels, it practically reinvents the genre and renders the whole question of reality-based or not moot.

ReThink Review: The Skeleton Twins -- Movie Siblings (Finally) Done Right

Jonathan Kim | Posted 09.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The Skeleton Twins has an indie spirit, but it's also a fun crowd pleaser that's a real star turn for Bill Hader and proof that he's more than ready for leading man duties in comedies or dramas.

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Monday, Sept. 8

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If I were going to generalize about this year's Toronto International Film Festival based on the films I saw Monday, I'd tell you that it's a great year for dramatic films based on true stories.

Why the iTunes Deal with Front Row Filmed Entertainment Is a Dream Come True

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.04.2014 | Media
E. Nina Rothe

Nadine Labaki in a scene from her film Where Do We Go Now? I believe wholeheartedly in the power of cinema to change the world. One only has to view ...

Recasting History: Reflections on HBO's The Normal Heart

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 10.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

My reactions to the HBO film of The Normal Heart are not much different from my reactions to the play. At what point do we begin to question the great and powerful Larry Kramer on his saying of TNH: "this is our history"?

Besson's Lucy & The Abrogation of The Pandora, Eve Myths + Guardians of The Galaxy = $1B + An Early Guess On the Best Original Song Oscar-Winner (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 10.04.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Perhaps Lucy's most intriguing theme is that of Feminine stewardship of Knowledge in the face of crisis for a world too-far-gone. Plus, Groot is the n...

Mark Ruffalo Gets A Big Surprise After Stranger Finds His Wallet

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment

Just when you think the world is only full of bad news and depressing stories, the smallest acts of common decency can really brighten your day. T...

Dave Jamieson

Mark Ruffalo Joins Hundreds Of Protesters To Rally Against Detroit Water Shutoffs

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

DETROIT -- Throngs of progressive activists, union members and Detroit residents streamed through downtown on Friday to protest the controversial wate...

'Begin Again' Is a Movie to Be Seen Again and Again

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 09.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

When you see as many movies each year as I do you begin to become a bit jaded. This can cause you to lose your perspective and your enthusiasm for an...

Channing Tatum Like You've Never Seen Him Before

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment

"Foxcatcher" could wind up being the year's big Oscar contender. It certainly comes with the year's most intense trailer. A crowning achievement at th...

Christopher Rosen

'How Novel! They Don't F--k!' Mark Ruffalo On 'Begin Again'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.30.2014 | Entertainment

"I feel like I haven't stopped doing press," Mark Ruffalo said to HuffPost Entertainment when asked about his busy year thus far. "It's been crazy. I ...

Week in Film: Begin Again, Whitey and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.24.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Begin Again comes from writer-director John Carney, who burst forth with Once a few years ago. This film, which stars Keira Knightly and Mark Ruffalo (among others), captures the same blend of wistful emotions and life-affirming musical energy as that 2006 hit.

Boyhood Opens BAMCinemaFest and Other Summer Movies: Third Person and Begin Again

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.21.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Wisdom has it, summer is for action thrillers, rom-coms, and other popcorn movies, but this season is particularly rich. Last week's opening night for...

Watch Adam Levine Be A Fake Rock Star In 'Begin Again' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.30.2014 | Entertainment

Mark Ruffalo pulls a "Jerry Maguire" in the trailer for "Begin Again," a sweet-looking film about lost people who find each other through music. Ruffa...

Michelangelo Signorile

Taylor Kitsch And Mark Ruffalo Cried And Argued On The Set Of 'The Normal Heart'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 06.01.2014 | Gay Voices

Taylor Kitsch, winning accolades for his performance in the “The Normal Heart” as Bruce Niles, the closeted first president of Gay Men's Health Cr...

The Normal Heart: Storytelling as Activism

Faisal Al-Juburi | Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Faisal Al-Juburi

The movie is garnering much attention because of the extraordinary star power -- not unlike how the celebrity of Hanks helped to propel Philadelphia. But, as with Philadelphia, it is the humanity imbued in a story being told at a necessary time that promises to enrapture audiences.

5 Lessons From the Normal Heart of Matt Bomer

Zain | Posted 07.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Zain

I was prepared for a big cry-fest when I watched the HBO film, The Normal Heart, but I didn't shed tears. Instead, I felt a deep profound feeling in my gut that challenged my own attitudes towards what I allow to hold me back. I asked Matt Bomer what lessons he learned from helping tell this story.

Maureen Ryan

Fine Performances Elevate 'The Normal Heart'

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 05.26.2014 | TV

There are several things Ryan Murphy can do with panache. Murphy, the creator or co-creator of "Glee," "American Horror Story" and "Nip/Tuck," knows h...

Director Bennett Miller Speaks at Cannes: 'We Are All So Vulnerable, and Not Always Aware of It"

Karin Badt | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

It is one of the best films in the competition at Cannes this year: Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher, based on the true story of a Du Pont family member who lured an Olympic wrestler (and his brother) to his estate to form a wrestling team, an invitation that led to tragedy.

"Foxcatcher" Drowns Out Competition at Cannes

David Bourgeois | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
David Bourgeois

Although the festival runs until Saturday, it's looking highly likely that Foxcatcher will take home a prize here. And frankly, I can't imagine the film not being nominated for at least a Best Picture Oscar.

The Avengers Rally Around Father With Cancer

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.16.2014 | Good News

Cast members from the Marvel Cinematic Universe are proving they don’t need real super powers to do something heroic. Many actors from “The Av...

Erin Whitney

HIV/AIDS 'Is Not Solved. It's Still A Fatal Disease'

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.15.2014 | TV

HBO's "The Normal Heart" is a film about the HIV/AIDS crisis that will definitely make you weep, and may even instill a sense of activism in you. T...