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Sunlight Jr. and the Daily Dramas of the Working Poor

Tiffany Williams | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics
Tiffany Williams

I love movies, but they're usually about people I have nothing in common with. The new film Sunlight Jr. starring Naomi Watts and Matt Dillon so accurately portrays the difficult yet mundane lives of a working poor family in Florida that I was struck with a mix of discomfort and catharsis.

Ralph Macchio's New Film, Across Grace Alley, Proves He's More Than an Actor

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

The undertaking wasn't easy. "I had a 10-year-old boy who had limited acting experience, a dancer/celebrity speaking in her second language, acting for the first time. And I had an Oscar-nominated pro of pros in Marsha Mason," explains Macchio.

M. Night Shyamalan Event Headed For Fox

Posted 05.13.2013 | TV

M. Night Shyamalan's miniseries event "Wayward Pines" is on its way to Fox. The network announced today that "Wayward Pines," based on Blake Crouch...

Kristen Wiig's Next Comedy

Posted 05.02.2013 | Entertainment

Kristen Wiig is back in the indie comedy "Girl Most Likely." The film's first official trailer debuted on Thursday, accompanied by the "Girls"-approve...

Face Time With Sunlight Jr.

Tina Turnbow | Posted 06.29.2013 | Entertainment
Tina Turnbow

When the Tribeca Film Festival recently came around, I jumped at the chance to catch Sunlight Jr.

Cult Classic Could Get Sequel Inspired By Amanda Knox

Posted 04.25.2013 | Entertainment

It often doesn't take long for real-life controversies and tragedies to make their way to the big screen (last year's "Zero Dark Thirty" and "The Impo...

Sad, Sad Story

Posted 12.31.2011 | Entertainment

If you thought "Blue Valentine" was depressing, get out your hankie because you ain't seen nothing yet. Naomi Watts and Matt Dillon will be starrin...

From the Father of Our Country to the Brat Pack in Three Easy Biographies

Tom Alderman | Posted 09.13.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

If your summer reading includes Ron Chernow's MASSIVE George Washington: A Life, you're going to need some relief, aren't you? Here are a few biographies that are sometimes edifying and a bit more, uhhh, recreational.

David Walton Is One-Sixth of NBC's Perfect Couples

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

He's tall, dark and handsome and often recognized, though not by name. David Walton, starring in NBC's new series, Perfect Couples, is said to look like Colin Farrell, Ryan Reynolds, Treat Williams, Matt Dillon or a combination thereof.

Hot Old Celebrities: Your Teenage Crush Today

The Stir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Stir

Even in Eat Pray Love, Julia Roberts' girlish looks made it hard to buy her as a woman struggling to find meaning. She won't be playing harrowed middle-aged for at least another two decades.

HuffPost Review: Takers

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

August is a dumping ground for movies, a time when the multiplexes are flooded with leftover product, as opposed to films. Still, occasionally, a gem sneaks in -- a movie that someone has underestimated. Takers is not that film.

'Drugstore Cowboy' Author Arrested In Pharmacy Robbery

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

REDMOND, Wash. — Police in Washington state say the man who wrote "Drugstore Cowboy" has been arrested in yet another pharmacy robbery. James F...

Baffled by the BAFTAs

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

The ratings for award shows this season are up. Entertainment Weekly reports that Emmy viewership was up 9% and the Golden Globes were up 14%. Why? Simple. My recaps of them here.

Arctic Monkeys' Humbug, This Week's New Album Releases, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

It's refreshing that a young, promising group like Arctic Monkeys and its producers were smart enough to reinvent the brand before it got stale and formulaic, which this project absolutely is not.

Mickey Rourke on Puppy Love

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Wendy Diamond

Mickey is one of the most passionate and articulate animal lovers I daresay I have ever met. He has said that his dogs have saved his life and helped him turn his career around.

Matt Dillon Pleads Not Guilty To Speeding In 106 MPH Incident

AP | WILSON RING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

CHELSEA, Vt. — Matt Dillon pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a Dec. 30 speeding charge in which police say they spotted the actor doing 106 miles ...

Sarah Jessica Parker, Matt Dillon Bring Attention To Iraqi Refugees

Usnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There's still a week before inauguration, and already celebrities are trickling into town, some for related do-gooder events. Sarah Jessica Parker and...

Matt Dillon Charged With Speeding

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEWBURY, Vt. — Actor Matt Dillon was charged with driving at an excessive speed for allegedly going 106 mph on an interstate highway, Vermont St...