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The Year in Film, 2014: 22 Easy Pieces

Jon Eig | Posted 12.22.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Say whatever else you want to about 2014, here's one thing I know for sure. It had 365 days. And since new movies opened on screens across the USA on a great many of those days, I feel compelled to consider the year in films.

Why I'm Boycotting Movies About Men

Lori Day | Posted 11.30.2014 | Entertainment
Lori Day

I've spent half a century watching films that are by, for, and about men. I've paid too much of my hard-earned money supporting a fantasy world where half the human population has gone missing.

Danny Aiello Took Me Off the Hook

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Robbie Vorhaus

For several months, we became friendly, hanging out together at the producer's office on Park Avenue. Knockout opened and closed within months, and everyone involved in the production went their separate ways.

Susan Downey on Producing The Judge, Starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Robert Duvall

Nell Minow | Posted 12.20.2014 | Entertainment
Nell Minow

The Judge is the first film from Team Downey, the production company founded by longtime Hollywood producer Susan Downey and her husband, highest-paid actor in the world Robert Downey, Jr.

INTERVIEW: Director David Dobkin on The Judge

Zaki Hasan | Posted 12.11.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

We see it as a beautiful mosaic, and you're really lucky when it all comes together and you walk back and all those little specks, that Seurat painting, when you step away from it, it all takes focus and becomes one beautiful thing.

Movie Review: The Judge -- Call a Recess

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.10.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Judge is, in its way, the kind of old-fashioned potboiler -- a courtroom drama -- that the studios made regularly when the studios actually thought there was an audience for films about adult concerns.

The Judge -- Movie Review

Philip David Morton | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

Tense and clever, witty and brutal, the script allows a tour de force for two of our great American actors. We watch the deconstruction of these characters' carefully built lives as they are forced to reveal their painful truths to each other.

Black Films And Artists Shine At The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.15.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Black films and artists were an integral part of the lineup at this year's Toronto International Film Festival along with other world premieres. Dramas, genre movies, comedies, romantic films and documentaries positioned themselves early for this year's annual Oscar race.

The One Thing You Need To Know About 'The Judge'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.10.2014 | Entertainment

Audiences will get to see Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall in "The Judge" starting on Oct. 10, but the Warner Bros. release had its world premiere ...

The Natural -- 30th Anniversary

Brian Hamill | Posted 10.29.2014 | Arts
Brian Hamill

In the summer of 1983 I traveled from Manhattan to Buffalo, New York to work as a photographer on a movie starring Robert Redford called The Natural. It was a baseball movie, based on a novel by Bernard Malamud who was born in Brooklyn.

Watch The Trailer For Robert Downey Jr.'s 'The Judge'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.20.2014 | Entertainment

Robert Downey Jr. and his wife, Susan Downey, produced "The Judge," a drama about a lawyer (Downey) who returns home for his mom's funeral and winds u...

A Night In Old Mexico Showcases Robert Duvall's Amazing Talent

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.17.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Duvall is still at the top of his game and he makes the most of his role. For many that will be enough. But those looking for other elements such as story, believability, and good supporting actors; they will be disappointed.

Robert Duvall Recalls Wearing Marlon Brando's Cue Cards In 'The Godfather'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 05.15.2014 | Entertainment

Marlon Brando's iconic performance as Vito Corleone in "The Godfather" earned Brando his second Academy Award, but it turns out he did it with a littl...

Robert Duvall Had The Worst Pickup Line In History

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.15.2014 | Entertainment

Fun fact from the archives: Robert Duvall and Dustin Hoffman used to be roommates. Duvall, now 83, spoke with HuffPost Live's Roy Sekoff about his tim...

Casey Affleck Explores the Explorers Club

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Casey Affleck has a youthful intensity: he's too vulnerable to go to the deadly places he explores as a fighter to prove himself in the testosterone f...

Frightway to Stardom (Part III)

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 11.10.2013 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Robert Duvall as a human transmogrified into an alien being! Clint Eastwood as a pilot who battled a titanic mutated tarantula! Blake Edwards as the ...

'That English Bastard'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.03.2013 | Entertainment

"Jayne Mansfield's Car" is the first feature film Billy Bob Thornton has written and directed in 12 years, and its new trailer finds the Oscar winner ...

Oscar Winning Actor Stops By Bulger Trial

AP | Posted 08.21.2013 | Crime

ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON -- Academy Award winner Robert Duvall is one of the spectators at the racketeering trial of reputed gangster James "Whitey"...

Michael McLaughlin

The Truth Behind The Rumor That 'Godfather' Actor Wants A Seat At Gangster's Trial

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.14.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- The United States attorney's office has denied reports that famed "Godfather" actor Robert Duvall has asked for a seat in the courtroom for ...

The Wonders Of Laughter - Eddie Griffin

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 11.12.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

I don't know if I would let a young child enjoy his form of entertainment, but I would definitely encourage older, more mature, educated audiences to enjoy Eddie Griffin. I know I did.

Live At Billy Bob's Texas: A Conversation With Billy Joe Shaver

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.25.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Namaste & Conversation: Interviews With Kenny G and David Benoit, Plus Downtown Struts and Sara Jackson-Holman Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.18.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Actor's Actor: A Birthday Salute to Robert Duvall

John Farr | Posted 05.10.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Duvall can look back with pride on a rich and colorful life, and his contributions to film should never be underestimated, as the following ten titles demonstrate.

Jessie Heyman

Evangelicals Save Hollywood

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessie Heyman | Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment

From the cast, you’d think it was an Oscar contender. There’s Melissa Leo, who took home an Academy Award last year for portraying the brash, hair...

Seven Days In Utopia Is a Week Too Long

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 11.07.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Seven Days In Utopia is a faith-based film that has a top-notch cast and a muddled message. The ambiguous pronouncements made by Robert Duvall's character will have believers scratching their heads.