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Judge, Jury and Record Producer: A Critic Looks at Phil Spector

Zach Hindin | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment
Zach Hindin

We owe the special nuance of the word "innocent" to a striking case of mistaken identity. The point Mamet appears to be making in the HBO movie is that innocence is not a pure state of being to be detected by a jury of one's peers.

Al Pacino Plays Phil Spector in HBO Film

Jay Weston | Posted 05.28.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I have very mixed feelings about the Mamet film. I thought it was truncated, disturbing, prejudiced... and featured two stunning performances by Pacino and Helen Mirren.

Women React to HBO's Film Phil Spector

Jill Di Donato | Posted 05.25.2013 | Entertainment
Jill Di Donato

It is a mark of Western culture that we are obsessed with watching the tale of one's "fall from grace." But why?

Phil Spector's Wife Gives HuffPost Live Exclusive Interview

Posted 03.21.2013 | Crime

Rachelle Spector has had a change of heart. After criticizing a new HBO film about her husband as "inaccurate," the wife of iconic music producer a...

His Most Controversial Role Yet?

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Much to his surprise, Al Pacino learned that once upon a time he met the legendary music producer Phil Spector, whom he now plays in ...

WATCH: Bizarre First Look At 'Phil Spector'

Posted 02.05.2013 | Entertainment

In the later stages of his career, Al Pacino has found a home playing elderly tabloid fixtures. He appeared as Dr. Jack Kevorkian in the HBO film "You...

How Al Pacino Became Convicted Killer Phil Spector

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 01.05.2013 | Entertainment

PASADENA, Calif. -- Al Pacino said Friday that he decided not to meet famed record producer and convicted killer Phil Spector before portraying him in...