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Leonardo DiCaprio: 'No Control What People Think' About 'Shutter Island' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"Shutter Island" director Martin Scorcese and star Leonardo DiCaprio appear on ABC News' "Nightline" Wednesday night to discuss the film, which premie...

Martin Scorsese Directs...Chanel Men's Fragrance Commercial

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese has been enlisted to film a set of TV commercials for Chanel's upcoming men's fragrance, WWD reports. T...

Movie Review: The Ghost Writer

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's always feast or famine: months of movies like Dear John, Valentine's Day, Leap Year -- and then, in one week, new films by both Martin Scorsese and Roman Polanski.

'Boardwalk Empire'

Inside Jersey | Bob Considine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The idea for the new show comes from an unlikely source: a book written by a New Jersey judge and historian. Superior Court Judge Nelson Johnson's "B...

Movie Review: Shutter Island

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

DiCaprio isn't just a star -- he's a smart, resourceful actor intimately in tune with his emotions and capable of nearly anything on screen.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Shutter Island Press Conference

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Shutter Island is Martin Scorsese's latest work, a dark exploration of the human psyche that has Leonardo DiCaprio investigating the disappearance of an inmate from a hospital for the criminally insane.

Interview: Steve Buscemi on St. John of Las Vegas and the Indy Film World

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Actor Steve Buscemi believes in luck, up to a point. As he notes, it usually has nothing to do with what you do to get it but what you do with it. "I...

This Week In Art: Can You Measure the Value of Art?

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Perhaps MOCA's decision to think "out of the box" and hire someone from the commercial art world addresses the real financial perils faced by many nonprofits today.

Martin Scorsese To Make Movie Of 'The Invention of Hugo Cabret'

The Guardian | Xan Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Martin Scorsese is in talks to make a film of Brian Selznick's prize-winning children's book, about a young boy in a 1930s Paris railway station strug...

The Golden Globes a Disappointment: Gervais was Mixed and Lots of Winners Weren't Prepared

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The Golden Globe awards are often the best of the awards shows, because they're more freewheeling and it appears no one really takes them seriously.

Splattered by Golden Globs: Preening in the Rain

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Robert Downey Jr. won the award for Best Actor in a Movie Abomination for pretending to play Sherlock Holmes. These awards really are meaningless. He shouldn't be rewarded for that film; he should be punished.

Singing, Crying and Whining the Blues

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

As I scope out Denver's upcoming concerts, checking the calendar for any hint or mention of an act associated with blues, jazz, gospel or old school soul, I am left feeling a bit stranded.

Hang Out With Marsalis, Domingo, Gilbert and Others -- For Free

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

How's this for a holiday gift? Time with Placido Domingo, Alan Gilbert, Peter Martins, Wynton Marsalis and Audra McDonald, free of charge, at the NY Public Library for the Performing Arts.

Leo and Kate: They Didn't Go Down With The Ship

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Here's hoping Leo and Kate do many more films together. But for now, let's celebrate their careers to-date with a sampling of their more interesting, lesser-known work, both pre-and post-Titanic.

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: Roger Corman and His Oscar

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2009-11-12-cormanoutside.jpg He is the unbearable lightness of being a director, producer, actor, mentor. He is the most effervescent of gentlemen, one who has that gene for making it all look easy.

Celebrating The Young Victoria

Sarah, Duchess of York | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sarah, Duchess of York

The world had to know of this, the greatest untold love story in history. It had to be made into a movie for Hollywood. The world had to know The Young Victoria.

Oscar-Winning Actor Robert De Niro Makes Sure Everybody's Fine

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

In Everybody's Fine, De Niro neither plays a character who kills someone or plays a parody of Robert De Niro as either a crook or cop who kills someone.

New York, You've Changed: Taxi Driver, Part III

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

I don't look back nostalgically on the grittier New York of the late 1970s. As I never experienced it first hand, I believe it's dangerous and naive to romanticize something the city has worked to rise up from.

3D: Not the Next Big Thing

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

No matter how open I am to 3D -- to what some have referred to as an "immersive experience" -- I still can't get past the glasses. Glasses = gimmick.

Councilwoman Wants "Bad" Subway Station Renamed For Michael Jackson

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York City lawmaker wants to see Michael Jackson honored at a subway station where the star made the music video for "Bad." Cou...

LACMA to Film Buffs: Stay Home. Alone.

Mike Miley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Miley

LACMA's announcement not only royally stinks, but it also represents a major blow to the appreciation of film as an art form on equal footing with painting and sculpture.

The Long, Strange Trip of Woodstock Ventures

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

The Woodstock organizers were in it to make money, but it didn't quite work out that way (not for lack of trying), and two things were definitely in their favor: they had a great idea and knew their audience.

In Honor Of Woodstock, The Best Rock Documentaries and Concert Films By Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

I've found that if you're equipped with a decent home theatre and quality speakers, it's hard to go wrong with a rock concert film.

Thank God It's Thursday: Oklahoma's College of Rock with Scott Booker, Raphael Saadiq's New Video, Rhino's Digital 45s, More Woodstock, The Bee Gees, and Kimya Dawson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Built on the whole School of Rock phenomenon, the University of Central Oklahoma has a new music division that teaches all aspects of popular music such as performance, production and business affairs.

See Apple, Say Apple

Lee Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lee Schneider

While there's no doubt that reality TV has created greater acceptance for true stories, there's also a flip side. The influence of reality TV has made doc film-making too cautious and literal.