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Awards Foreplay at the National Board of Review Gala

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.15.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

At the elegant National Board of Review's Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street this week, fine films were respectfully feted. But, those speeches! On this occasion coming up on the Golden Globes weekend, a subtext emerged.

Music Plus Film = Martin Scorsese: A Playlist For the Critics' Choice

David Wild | Posted 03.12.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

Growing up watching Scorsese movies was like attending an open master class on how these two intimately connected art forms can work together at their very best.

What New Oscar Rules Will Change Everything?

Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

A controversial new amendment by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is raising some red flags with documentary filmmakers. The Academy an...

DVDs: Should Steven Soderbergh Retire From Directing?

Michael Giltz | Posted 03.11.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

It seemed odd for Soderbergh to announce his retirement, and surely he'll make more movies some day. But perhaps a break isn't such a bad idea.

My First R-rated Movie or... How I Became the James Bond of Covert Forbidden Film Viewing

Alex Simon | Posted 02.29.2012 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

For those of us who grew up in the suburbs in the pre-home video, pre-Internet and pre-cable TV 1970s and early '80s, there were few dangerous pleasures as heady as sneaking into an R-rated movie at the local multiplex.

2011 Year-End Video Performance Review

Michael Vazquez | Posted 02.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

This is not a year-end list -- the headline says it all -- herewith, two dozen filmed performances.

Jordan Zakarin

Sir Ben Kingsley Fights Hollywood Failure

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 02.20.2012 | Entertainment

Though the days of metal-plated armor and charging horses have long since passed, Sir Ben Kingsley believes he is fighting his own valiant battle. "I ...

Movie review: Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.13.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's hard to believe no one has done a film tribute to Roger Corman before Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel, Alex Stapleton's loving time...

Jordan Zakarin

Young 'Hugo' Star Gets Oscar-Winning Advice

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 12.08.2011 | Entertainment

Adolescent actors have to work twice as hard as their grown-up counterparts on a movie set, fitting in their coursework between takes before the camer...

World's Biggest Star, King Khan, Opens Marrakech Film Festival

Ariston Anderson | Posted 02.05.2012 | Entertainment
Ariston Anderson

With a fanbase of literally billions, Shah Rukh Khan, King Khan or SRK to his fans, shook the city at a special event to honor the Indian film star opening night at the 11th annual Marrakesh International Film Festival.

Major Honors For 'Hugo'

AP/HuffPost | Posted 01.31.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" has been named the year's best film by the National Board of Review. The group also picked Scorsese as best di...

The Stress Release Technique That Ellen, Oprah And Russell Brand Have In Common

Stephen Collins | Posted 01.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephen Collins

What do I have in common with Ellen DeGeneres, Russell Brand, Oprah, David Lynch, Martin Scorsese, and Russell Simmons? Probably not all that much, but... we all practice TM, Transcendental Meditation.

Hugo Is the Second Big Disappointment of the Fall

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.29.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Hugo, which is virtually Scorsese's love letter to the world of cinema, is one which only movie purists could love. It is beautifully filmed, lovingly acted, but far too tedious in its telling of its story.

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.

Weekend Box Office: Breaking Dawn, Part I Tops Thanksgiving Weekend, Muppets Shines in Family Film Pile-up

Scott Mendelson | Posted 01.28.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The utter lack of any wide releases next weekend plus the likely downward plunge for Breaking Dawn part I means that The Muppets will likely top the box office next weekend. There clearly is an audience for this 35-year-old franchise.

Martin Scorsese's Hugo: A Delight for Kids and Grownups Alike

Monica Edinger | Posted 01.25.2012 | Home
Monica Edinger

I was skeptical when I first heard that Martin Scorcese was taking on Brian Selznick's award-winning book The Invention of Hugo Cabret. Its original mix of text and illustration had me all the more dubious; how on earth would that unique reading experience translate to film?

Old School Is New Again: Hugo and The Artist

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In Martin Scorsese's homage to cinema history, Hugo, there's a delicious moment, one of many in this stunning 3D epic, when two children, Hugo and Isabelle, attend a black and white silent Harold Lloyd movie and the actor dangles from the hands of a giant clock.

Go To Scorcese's Hugo... Movie Review

Carole Mallory | Posted 01.22.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Oh, my, what visual splendor. A treat for the Holidays. Hugo is a film about the importance of purpose. This movie is a 3D homage to the early days ...

Looking Ahead: Scorsese Does 3-D

AP | By JAKE COYLE | Posted 11.22.2011 | Fifty

NEW YORK -- Thelma Schoonmaker, Martin Scorsese's longtime editor, warmly greets a reporter outside their Manhattan offices ahead of a screening of Sc...

Martin Scorsese To Direct 'The Snowman'

Posted 11.21.2011 | Entertainment

While Martin Scorsese may be impressing audiences with his first foray into 3D, he will soon be getting back to the crime thrillers we're used to. ...

Movies: "Blimp" Is Back! British Gem Is Beautifully Restored

Michael Giltz | Posted 01.15.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF COLONEL BLIMP *** 1/2 FILM FORUM MOMA: TO SAVE AND PROJECT 9TH MOMA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILM PRESERVATION I suppose every...

NYFF @50: Chairman Richard Peña on Opening Nights: The Social Network, Miller's Crossing, All About My Mother, PLUS Saadi Yacef In-Person Tonight

Michael Vazquez | Posted 01.08.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Sunday's race wasn't the only marathon in town. As the New York Film Festival approaches year 50, the team at the Film Society of Lincoln Center is curating a year-long countdown.

Getting In Touch With Your Inner Teen: Why Music Is Forever

Michael Sigman | Posted 12.25.2011 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Our pop treasures are still an essential part of who we are, so when we sit on that park bench we can remember them in all their detailed glory -- without CDs, iTunes or iPods.

Scorsese's Most Exciting Film Yet?

The Moviefone Blog | Christopher Rosen (Subscribe to Christopher Rosen's Posts) | Posted 12.21.2011 | Entertainment

It's not often you'd put silent film star Harold Lloyd in the same sentence as a children's movie, but that's what makes Martin Scorsese's upcoming 3D...

Strange Bedfellows: Mick Jagger And Martin Scorsese

Lucas Kavner | Posted 12.19.2011 | Home

For all of you Rolling Stones fans who have been sitting around wondering, "When on EARTH will Mick Jagger finally become an executive producer of a m...