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SUPER 'Man Of Steel' Trailer Debuts: 'He Was Convinced That The World Wasn't Ready'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.11.2012 | Entertainment

"Man Of Steel" is one of Warner Brothers' biggest 2013 releases, so it goes to reason that a new trailer for the film will come attached to prints of ...

'Grace': When Faith Isn't Enough

Danny Groner | Posted 12.11.2012 | New York
Danny Groner

Thanks to stellar acting from his small cast portraying complex characters, Grace is saved. Paul Rudd may lead the way, but his character Steve is actually the least complex of them all.

Theater: Edgar Oliver Holds Forth; Grace Is Denied

Michael Giltz | Posted 12.20.2012 | Arts
Michael Giltz

I have little to say about Grace because it inspires very little thought. The story is a familiar one in its way, of financial crisis and faith and personal redemption.

Grace on Broadway: Let Us Now Pray

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.06.2012 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

The play Grace takes stylistic liberties, showing the end at the beginning, and playing scenes in reverse, almost cinematically, so that the actor Paul Rudd walks backwards trying desperately to return to pre-cataclysmic grace.

There But for the Grace of God: Craig Wright's 'Grace'

Bess Rowen | Posted 12.01.2012 | Arts
Bess Rowen

In Craig Wright's newest offering, Grace, four characters use the stage as a place where the rules of physics and nature of belief collide. After all, there but for the Grace of God go I.

WATCH: Michael Shannon, King Of Bad Guys

AP | Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment

VENICE, Italy — U.S. actor Michael Shannon's streak of playing bad guys continues in upcoming Superman film `'Man of Steel," in which he plays t...

If 'Premium Rush' Were A Novel ...

Mike Ryan | Posted 10.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Sometimes, movies are based on books. Sometimes, novelizations are written to promote a movie. Sometimes, no books are written at all. We're here to...

Is 'Premium Rush' The Best Movie About Bike Messengers In NYC This Year?

Mike Ryan | Posted 10.24.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Q: Is Premium Rush the best movie about New York City bike messengers this year? A: Premium Rush is the best movie this year about New York City bike messengers. Premium Rush is also the worst movie this year about New York City bike messengers.

Movie Review: Premium Rush

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.23.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There are the seeds of a funny and exciting film buried within Premium Rush. Instead, there's a lot of footage of people riding bikes with determined looks on their faces. Sorry, it's just not that exciting.

EXCLUSIVE: 'Boardwalk Empire' Amps Up The Drama For Season 3 In New Trailer

Posted 08.13.2012 | TV

The drama is heating up when Nucky Thompson (Steve Buschemi) returns for Season 3 of "Boardwalk Empire." In the exclusive Season 3 trailer (above)...

Look, Up In The Sky! 'Man Of Steel' Gets New Poster

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.16.2012 | Entertainment

The "Man of Steel" crew came to Comic-Con last weekend with new marketing materials in tow, and now you've got the chance to see one piece for yoursel...

A Fresh Take On Chekhov's Classic

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 06.18.2012 | Home

Tis’ the season for Chekhov, but then again when isn’t it. Wedged between Target Margin Theater’s postmodern production of "Uncle Vanya" last m...

Return -- Indie on Demand Movie Review

Dan Persons | Posted 04.29.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The Indie on Demand Movie Review will be a short, weekly audio series in which I'll take a look at a film that has recently become available via on-demand platforms. This week, I'm looking at Return, the debut feature from director Liza Johnson.

Actress Jessica Chastain Has The Help to Get Her Award Noms

Brad Balfour | Posted 04.28.2012 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

When actress Jessica Chastain attended the Sundance Film Festival more than a year ago, making the rounds for the film Take Shelter, she spoke on a pa...

Linda Cardellini Is a Soldier Who Comes Home in Return

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 04.08.2012 | Entertainment
Nancy Doyle Palmer

What's it like to come back to the U.S. when you're not only a soldier but a wife and mother? Return stars Linda Cardellini assuch a woman who faces the daunting challenge of coming home.

Michael Shannon Does Super Adorable Things

Posted 03.05.2012 | Entertainment

If you've seen this fall's indie gem "Take Shelter" or the HBO hit "Boardwalk Empire," there is no doubt that you've been overwhelmed by Michael Shann...

Movie Review: 13

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.02.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Sam Riley shows up in 13, a remake of a French film from six years ago, and, unfortunately, his character's survival is the death of the movie's chances of holding your interest.

Jessie Heyman

Do You Hate This Guy?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessie Heyman | Posted 12.30.2011 | Entertainment

Critics have at times grown weary of the tight-mouthed restraint that pervades the Prohibition-era drama "Boardwalk Empire." The creakily paced scenes...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Jeff Nichols on Take Shelter

Dan Persons | Posted 12.02.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Roland Emmerich's been making disaster films since time can remember, yet for all his besetting humans with floods, fires, and earthquakes, he's never managed to make something as resonant, affecting, and powerful as Take Shelter.

Movie Review: Take Shelter

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.28.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Moody and portentous, Jeff Nichols' Take Shelter stars the actor who may be our most readily accessible force of darkness at this point in cinematic history: Michael Shannon.

Movie Review: Machine Gun Preacher

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.23.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's hard to pigeonhole a director like Marc Forster, who has directed films as varied as Monster's Ball, Quantum of Solace, Stranger than Fiction and...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Spins Out Of Control In NYC

Posted 11.16.2011 | Entertainment

Before he can take on ultimate evil in the troubled streets of Gotham, Joseph Gordon-Levitt has some high stakes fighting to do in New York City. Set...

Take Shelter in Times of Terror and Tornadoes

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.14.2011 | Home
Regina Weinreich

The summer has felt like a Jessica Chastain festival: to name two, she stars as a decidedly unconventional Southern housewife in The Help and a Mossad secret agent in The Debt.

Emmy Nominations 2011: No Major Oversights, With One Exception

Ed Martin | Posted 09.18.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

For the first time in a long time the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences made smart choices all around for the Emmy nominations. With one exception.

Superman Film Adds ANOTHER Star

Posted 09.08.2011 | Entertainment

While Superman's true identity somehow always goes undiscovered (picture him with glasses, people!), director Zack Snyder and producer Christopher Nol...