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Jason Reitman's Lonely Planet: Men, Women, and Children

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.16.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Every computer-age gadget is deployed to bad effect in Jason Reitman's satiric new movie, Men, Women, and Children, and that's the least of the targets of his scrutiny: how about sex, ambition, and most of all, power, particularly of the parental kind.

Kill the Messenger With Michael Cuesta (VIDEO)

Rob Feld | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

In his new film, Kill the Messenger, director Michael Cuesta tells the story of Pulitzer Prize-winning cum vilified journalist Gary Webb, via a sensitive performance by Jeremy Renner. Here, Cuesta talked to me about the story behind the story and working with his talented cast.

Movie Review: Kill the Messenger -- Get the Message Out

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's the rare journalism movie that gets it right when it comes to depicting the day-to-day on a daily newspaper.

Movie Review: Men, Women & Children -- Save yourself

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on a novel by Chad Kultgen,  Jason Reitman's Men, Women & Children is a multi-character film that wants to deliver a message about how our burgeoning electronic connectivity -- through phones and computers -- has actually distanced us from each other.

Actor Josh Pais gets Touchy Feely

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It was a moment that actor Josh Pais has grown increasingly used to: someone coming up to him (in this case, outside a theater where a film he was i...

Movie Review: Touchy Feely

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lynn Shelton obviously isn't a filmmaker whose work suits everyone's taste. With her lightly scripted, improvisational approach to movies, there's a certain shaggy quality to her work -- or at least to the films of hers I've seen (and liked): Humpday and Your Sister's Sister.

I've Got You Under My Skin

Sophia Stuart | Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment
Sophia Stuart

Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance, Touchy Feely discovers what happens when the psychic balance of a family is disrupted, upended and everyone is changed for the better -- eventually.

Hit and Myth: Touchy Feely

Laura Shamas, Ph.D. | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment
Laura Shamas, Ph.D.

Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Shelton's latest Seattle-based film features Abby (Rosemary DeWitt), a massage therapist, and her introverted brother, dentist Paul (Josh Pais).

'Poltergeist' Remake Casts Lead

Posted 07.23.2013 | Entertainment

The forthcoming "Poltergeist" remake has found its female lead in Rosemarie DeWitt, who will portray the matriarch of the spooked-out Freeling family,...

Rosemarie DeWitt, Ellen Page Get Quirky

Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment

The trailer for what appears to be another quirky, heartfelt movie from mumblecore favorite Lynn Shelton ("Your Sister's Sister," "Humpday") has arriv...

Sundance Diary - Day Two - Touchy Feely, Austenland and The Future

John Lopez | Posted 01.21.2013 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

The movie gods smiled on us coastal transplants Saturday as a clear, sun-kissed day kept the temperatures a respectable shiver away from abominable. It actually made it bearable to catch up with friends. But at the heart of it all: movies.

A 'Newsroom' Exit

Posted 01.18.2013 | TV

Rosemaire Dewitt is leaving "The Newsroom." The "United States of Tara" actress is exiting Season 2 of the HBO drama before the new season hits th...

Movie Review: Promised Land

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.26.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I wanted to like Promised Land and certainly agree with its politics. So why did it feel like a preaching-to-the-converted letdown?

Movie Review: The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There is something magical about The Odd Life of Timothy Green. But not, unfortunately, magical enough.

WATCH: 'Nobody Walks,' From Co-Writer Lena Dunham

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.05.2012 | Entertainment

There was a time -- after "Juno" but before "The Wackness" -- when it seemed like Olivia Thirlby was going to be the next Hollywood It-Girl. Unfortuna...

Garden Party at Goose Creek: The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.23.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Before you meet the young boy with a curious accessory -- leaves growing from his ankles -- in the new movie from Disney, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, you think the message may have something to do with the environment.

Hannah and Her Sister (and Jack)

Kristin McCracken | Posted 08.14.2012 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

With its provocative storyline and immaculately indie street cred, Lynn Shelton's 2009 hit Humpday earned her a load of admirers. With it-girl Emily Blunt headlining her latest effort, Your Sister's Sister, Shelton is likely to break open to an even wider audience

Lynn Shelton Makes It Up As She Goes Along

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.13.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It wasn't supposed to be a sister. In fact, as originally conceived by writer-director Lynn Shelton, Your Sister's Sister could have been titled "Your Sister's Mother."

Sex Advice From Emily Blunt and Rosemarie DeWitt

Nerve | Posted 06.12.2012 | Women

Emily Blunt (The Five-Year Engagement, The Devil Wears Prada) and Rosemarie DeWitt (Mad Men, Rachel Getting Married) star in Your Sister's Sister, a n...

Movie Review: Your Sister's Sister

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Your Sister's Sister is smart comedy, such a rarity. It never forces laughs but keeps you steadily and regularly amused.

On the Culture Front: Tribeca Film Fest Afterthought, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Newsies and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 07.02.2012 | New York
Chris Kompanek

t's been a busy month on the culture front; a lot has gone down in the music, theater and film worlds. Magnetic Fields, Silence! The Musical, Newsies, A Midsummer Night's Dream and the Tribeca Film Festival.

Live from Toronto Film Festival: Monday 9.12.11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A few thoughts about the Toronto Film Festival in general before I dive into my thoughts about the four films I saw today: First of all, the phones: ...

HuffPost Review: The Company Men

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

John Wells' The Company Men is a solid if predictable story of the lives of the suddenly unemployed. If you've invested your time and identity into your job, who are you when that job is taken away from you?

Ron Livingston Gets Hitched

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Ron Livingston and Rosemarie DeWitt have tied the knot. The 42-year-old "Office Space" star and 35-year-old "Rachel Getting Marri...

Ron Livingston: Star Battles 'Malicious' Gay Rumors Online

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Wikipedia doesn't always get it right. At least, that's what actor Ron Livingston wants you to believe. The star, who played is a disgruntled emplo...