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Louise Brooks' Star Shines Brighter Than Ever

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Thomas Gladysz

The silent film star, famous for both her sleek dark bob and role as Lulu in Pandora's Box, is undergoing a revival. The actress -- her image and legend, are seemingly everywhere.

Chevy Chase Is Having The Worst Luck

Posted 11.05.2013 | Comedy

He's Chevy Chase, and you're not. And if that means that you're able to read classic works of literature without the books attacking you, you're proba...

Movie Review: To the Wonder

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.09.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life was too much the dialogue-driven, story-heavy film for your liking, you'll probably be more in the mood for his latest, To the Wonder, which features Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams and Olga Kurylenko in its cast.

The Artist and Disruptive Technology in Art and Education

Karen Lawrence | Posted 05.05.2012 | College
Karen Lawrence

As The Artist suggests, art can help us understand the dilemmas presented by technological change, just as technology can help unleash the creative possibilities of art.

Why the Artist Is the Perfect Movie for These Times

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.28.2012 | Home
Maria Rodale

The Artist didn't win the Oscar because it was a silent movie made 80-some years after silent movies were "over." It won because it showed us -- with a delicious and simple story -- that through the turbulent changes of technology, the basic human needs are the same.

Michel Hazanavicius' The Artist Goes Beyond Words & Wins Awards

Brad Balfour | Posted 03.25.2012 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

A Q&A with director Hazanavicius is excerpted from an exclusive roundtable held before The Artist's American debut at the 2011 New York Film Festival.

On The Artist, The Lure of Nostalgia, and Ten Silent Movies Worth Talking Up

John Farr | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Just when you start believing there's no hope for anything daring and original coming out of Movieland, something gets released that surprises you. The Artist is one such movie -- and what's new about it is that it's old.

Watch Clips Of The Silent Movie That Could Go Big

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.15.2011 | Home

Hyperventilating critics are forecasting Oscar glory for jaunty French silent movie "The Artist," which landed distribution with The Weinstein Company...

Hands Deeper In Your Pockets: NBC Universal and Comcast Merger

Norman Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Norman Horowitz

Having over fifty years in the media business encourages me to say that the venture applicants are serving their shareholders.

Drunkest Guy Ever, Silent Film Version (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

On its own, this priceless minimart security footage of a clearly inebriated man trying to buy more beer (POSTED BELOW) is pretty hilarious. Whoever a...

2,000+ Words for the 2,000 Year Old Man: Mel Brooks Is Saluted by the Academy

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Cloris Leachman aptly put it, "There is much that is serious about Mel Brooks. Inside that rapid-fire humor machine is a man with deep emotions, with a great capacity to care, and to love."