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PHOTOS: Sally Hawkins' Oscar Dress Makes Her Look Like The Actual Award

Posted 03.02.2014 | Style

Sally Hawkins pretty much warmed everyone's hearts as Ginger in Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine" this year, so we couldn't wait to see how she'd manage du...

Red Pencilling the Oscar Noms

Jon Eig | Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Their picks. (My deletions.) My picks. Not all that different. Except where they are extremely different.

Harry Belafonte Makes History at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.09.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In 1935, at age 5, Harry Belafonte saw his first movie, Tarzan, and knew he never wanted to be one of those people from Africa. This bit of personal h...

Movie Review: All Is Bright

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.02.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Paul Giamatti is one of our great screen actors, an absolute poet of frustration and regret with the range to play a wide variety of roles. Watch hi...

New Look At 'Great Expectations'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.19.2013 | Entertainment

It's interesting that "Great Expectations" has been far removed from virtually all early Oscar buzz. The classic Charles Dickens tale, remade by Mike ...

Blue Jasmine: Kiss Me, Cate!

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 10.12.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

Riveting. Relentless. Ridiculous. Cate Blanchett seizes the screen from the first moments of Woody Allen's new movie Blue Jasmine and refuses to let go. It's her vehicle, so don't get in the way.

Blue Jasmine: An Honest Day's Work

Jon Eig | Posted 10.05.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

He has basically written and directed an original movie every year for the past forty years. Some have been brilliant. Some have been painful. But he keeps working. That is astonishing on many levels.

Hit and Myth: Blue Jasmine

Laura Shamas, Ph.D. | Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment
Laura Shamas, Ph.D.

Being blue, a blue moon, with nods to A Streetcar Named Desire: Woody Allen's new film Blue Jasmine delivers an anatomy of a breakdown.

Popcorn Preview: Blue Jasmine

Leslie Sisman | Posted 09.29.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Blue Jasmine (2013) Cast includes: Cate Blanchett (Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Bandits), Alec Baldwin (30 Rock), Sally Hawkins (Made in Dagenham)...

Dressed for Distress

George Heymont | Posted 09.28.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Often, when we envision a damsel in distress we imagine characters like the protagonist of the 1914 silent film serial entitled The Perils of Pauline, Lois Lane hoping to be rescued by Superman, or the beefy Belle Rosen demonstrating her swimming technique in 1972's The Poseidon Adventure.

Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine Is Powerful, Disturbing

Jay Weston | Posted 09.28.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

As my Huffington readers know, I have had a long relationship with Woody Allen. I went to a school in Brooklyn, New York called Midwood High, across...

Kiss Me Cate... Blanchett in Woody Allen's New Film Blue Jasmine

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 09.25.2013 | Entertainment
Nancy Cohen-koan

Woody Allen has managed to tell a juicy, colorful social tale rife with undertones that speak volumes of the dark times we are living in. He manages to make the characters' lives not only theirs, but ours -- whichever side of the dollar we have found ourselves on.

Woody Allen's New Film "Blue Jasmine": Blanche on Xanax

Karin Badt | Posted 09.24.2013 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Woody Allen's new film Blue Jasmine is a harsh contemporary remake of A Streetcar Named Desire, with Cate Blanchett playing the Blanche role (Jasmine...

Blue Jasmine Review Plus Cate Blanchett Interview (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 09.24.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

New York son Woody Allen's back from Europe and he's unpacking some American baggage; Cate Blanchett talks of liminally channeling Hedda Gabler, Mary Tyrone, and Blanche DuBois.

Movie Review: Blue Jasmine

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.23.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Approaching the age of 80, with more than 40 feature films under his belt, Woody Allen continues to astonish, finding new ways to surprise audiences with each year's film.

Cate Blanchett as Tragic Hero: Woody, Women, and Williams

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.22.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"Jasmine was a gift of a role," said Cate Blanchett at the New York premiere of Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen's new movie.

She Could Be Woody Allen's Next Best Actress Winner

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 09.22.2013 | Entertainment

Diane Keaton. Mia Farrow. Dianne Wiest. Scarlett Johansson. Penelope Cruz. To the long list of actresses who've thrived in Woody Allen films, it's no...

Review, Blue Jasmine: Major Woody Allen, Dazzling Cate Blanchett

Caryn James | Posted 09.21.2013 | Entertainment
Caryn James

Witty about social pretensions, eloquently moving about failure and loss, acerbic about family relations -- Blue Jasmine feels like a rich destination Woody Allen has been heading toward for years.

FIRST LOOK: Woody Allen's New FIlm

Posted 03.07.2013 | Entertainment

Woody Allen's career is like a shark -- it has to constantly move forward or it dies. Which is another way of saying that Allen is ready to release "B...

Best Films and More About Work, for Labor Day

Wyatt Closs | Posted 11.01.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

This Labor Day week, we take a look at a listing of nominees for best films, tv shows, and other artistic expressions in what are called the "2011 Workers' Voice Awards" from PopWork USA.

HuffPost Interview: Director Cary Fukunaga of Jane Eyre

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It seems like a long way from the slums of Mexico City to the moors of 19th-century England but, for director Cary Fukunaga, it's not that great a stretch.

Embracing What Film Award Shows Miss

Phyllis Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Phyllis Stuart

It's no surprise that every season, award shows completely overlook deserving actors, films or shows, and these glaring omissions don't simply startle fans who want their favorite actors, films and shows to be embraced.

The Hollywood Reporter Presents The Power 100 Women In Entertainment

Huffington Post | Lindsay Flans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The Crystal Ballroom of The Beverly Hills Hotel was teeming with some of Hollywood's most powerful women on Tuesday morning, as The Hollywood Reporter...

Made in Dagenham: Union Spirit, Winning Performances

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

The film is not overly complex, but hits the requisite emotional notes. When you find a group of, often cynical, critics applauding at the end of a screening, you know you've stumbled upon a film whose verve and charm are contagious.

Movie Review: Made in Dagenham

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

That equal pay-for-women movement began in the British town of Dagenham -- and is the subject of the funny, uplifting Made in Dagenham, a film by Nigel Cole.