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Martin Scorsese To Direct Movie About Jesuit Missionaries

Religion News Service | Mark I. Pinsky | Posted 09.07.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Although evangelical moviemakers have been in the spotlight lately with features such as “Son of God” and “God’s Not Dead,” at least o...

What It Was Like To Film The Iconic 'Goodfellas' Tracking Shot

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment

Extensive tracking shots in entertainment are thought of as great labors, but Ray Liotta says the Copacabana scene from 1990's "Goodfellas" was achiev...

HBO Is Making A 'Shutter Island' TV Series

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.27.2014 | Entertainment

"Game of Thrones" may have been shut out from the Emmy's top awards this year, but HBO is still setting its sights on more cinematic programming. T...

Music and the Mob

Joel Sucher | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment
Joel Sucher

Jersey Boys has pried open Pandora's box revealing a bit of the mob's considerable influence over the development of rock and roll and the upcoming HBO series on the '70s musical scene, with the involvement of Scorsese and Mick Jagger, should create further interest.

Sandra Bernhard: Provocateur at Guild Hall

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Sandra Bernhard makes me laugh. Her brassy, wild mouthed persona has always seemed an exaggeration of femininity, her humor bold, her image could be m...

A Chat With Roger Corman: 60 Years of Filmmaking and Still Going Strong

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.09.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

With credits dating back to 1954, Roger Corman has one of Hollywood's longest running careers, and every step of the way has fearlessly pioneered ideas in filmmaking, through all of new media's many definitions over the decades.

Interview: Griffin Dunne and The Discoverers

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.15.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's been a while since someone offered Griffin Dunne the chance to be the star of a movie. Or at least one that he wanted to star in. So when Justin Schwarz approached him with The Discoverers, Dunne was ready to say yes -- and is glad he did.

Harvey Keitel, Jewish Tough Guy, Turns 75

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 07.13.2014 | Entertainment
Robert David Jaffee

With the map of Brooklyn etched on his craggy face, Keitel exudes and epitomizes the borough that is known for its pugnacity. He joined the Marines as a teenager, and as an actor he has played tough guys since his debut in Martin Scorsese's Who's That Knocking at My Door?

Rob Reiner Honored with the Film Society of Lincoln Center's 41st Chaplin Award

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.29.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Needless to say, certain tropes follow actor/ director/successful-son-of-a-famous father Rob Reiner around: one is the epithet "Meathead" from his rol...

Watch This Very Clever 'F' Words Cut Of 'Wolf Of Wall Street'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.24.2014 | Entertainment

Screen Junkies got its [passé Internet slang of choice goes here] on to bring you one more supercut of "The Wolf of Wall Street." This one focuses on...

WATCH: The Honest Trailer For 'Wolf Of Wall Street'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment

"Witness Scorsese break out every Scorseseism in the book. Like, a f--kton of tracking shots, f--king voiceover, f--king freeze frames, multiple f--ki...

Return to Homs at Middle East Now: Syria's Freedom, at Any Cost

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.15.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

It's as if we're all watching the daily show of a developing catastrophe, one too gigantic for us to believe, and so we tune out, turn off and try to reason that it's perhaps media propaganda... I know I felt that way, until Derki's film set me straight.

'Middle East Now': Changing the World, One Film at a Time

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.08.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Personally, I feel that the elusive "peace" -- along with inseparable companions, justice and equality -- in the region will come out of what one filmmaker calls "artistic resistance."

Oscar React: The Real 'Wolfs of Wall Street' Are Still Roaming Free

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 05.03.2014 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

To the extent that the movie implies that this relatively small time hustler was Wall Street's biggest, worst, most notorious or even a representative wolf of Wall Street, Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorcese are howling up the wrong tree.

Nick Clooney's Book The Movies That Changed Us Made Timely by This Year's Oscars

Steven Rosen | Posted 04.28.2014 | Fifty
Steven Rosen

As Sunday's date for this year's Academy Awards approaches, and with it the growing suspense over who will win what, Nick Clooney follows from his Augusta, Ky., home (near Cincinnati) with special interest.

The Woman Who Shot Elaine Stritch

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

After almost 20 years in the business, Chiemi Karasawa made the move from being a script supervisor on feature films to being a producer who made documentaries. When she started making Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, she had no intention of playing musical chairs right into the director's seat as well.

'Hashtag: Shut The F*ck Up'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.20.2014 | Comedy

If one thing came out of Jimmy Fallon and Jonah Hill's Twitter-influenced conversation on last night's "Tonight Show," it's that Martin Scorsese now k...

Christopher Rosen

Leonardo DiCaprio's Valentine Is Martin Scorsese

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.15.2014 | Entertainment

Leonardo DiCaprio has made five films with Martin Scorsese. Four of those collaborations ("The Wolf of Wall Street," "The Departed," "The Aviator," "G...

Hollywood: Where Villains Are Becoming Empowered and Heroes Are Becoming Impotent

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 04.13.2014 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

Since the dawn of storytelling, good guys with strong moral compasses were glamorized, while bad guys with wayward moral compasses were vilified. But a slew of recent films and shows have turned gray to black.

Re-heat The Beatles

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Unfortunately, we -- and by we, I speak now of my cohort, the Baby Boom generation -- seem to be the ones who have turned nostalgia into an industry. Which takes most of the fun out of it.

Taming the Wolves of Wall Street

John D. Rogers | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
John D. Rogers

It's no wonder that our propensity to cut corners is heavily influenced by our environment and peers.

Matthew Jacobs

'Wolf' Writer Dings F-Word Counters: 'Grow Up Already'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment

Now that we know exactly how many times the word "f--k" was used in "The Wolf of Wall Street," the movie's controversy seems to have slackened. Martin...

The Wolf of Wall Street: More is Never Enough.

Katherine Brodsky | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Katherine Brodsky

More money. More drugs. More sex. More power. More everything.

Punk Rock?! Hardly: Erroneous Attributions and Cultural Hubris Behind 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

Pye Ian | Posted 03.29.2014 | Arts
Pye Ian

If WOWS qualifies as a "punk rock film," then we have reached a cultural moment at which punk is devoid of meaning, reduced to crass commercial form in which the very possibility of rebellion signifies absolutely nothing.

Comparing Philomena, Wolf of Wall Street, and Nebraska... and the Winner, Hands Down, is Philomena

Carole Mallory | Posted 03.29.2014 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Bad title. Instead, Philomena , played by Dame Judi Dench, should have been titled something like, "They're Taking Anthony". This movie is: a mystery ...