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7 Reasons 'Rectify' Is My Favorite Underrated Show

Sasha Bronner | Posted 08.20.2014 | Entertainment
Sasha Bronner

Rectify is like the moody art-school sister of True Detective, the elegant, lyrical aunt of The Killing; the perfect combination of drama, suspense, doubt and dysfunction.

Miamian Makes His Hollywood Directorial Debut Next Month With 'Life After Beth'

Leah Stern | Posted 09.22.2014 | Miami
Leah Stern

How many nice Jewish boys from Miami make it big in Hollywood? And how many of those get to write and direct a star-studded zombie movie as their first big gig?

WATCH: New Film Aims To Show Truth Of Native American And Trans Experiences

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 07.09.2014 | Gay Voices

Carte Blanche: Sundance Institute’s Native American and Indigenous Program will be taking place at New York City's Museum of Modern Art from July 10...

How Does a Film Industry in Nigeria Still Break All the Rules?

Juliet Asante | Posted 06.10.2014 | Entertainment
Juliet Asante

I am a gal torn between two worlds! Literally! Last week, I was at the Sundance gala in NYC that honored Glenn Close. The theme of the gala was 'Here ...

P-Town Film Fest Lineup As Queer As A Weekend In P-Town

The Huffington Post | James Thilman | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment

Pack your bags, the 2014 Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) kicks off June 18 with stellar programming and plenty of parties. Unofficiall...

Why Women in Film Matter

Vivian Norris | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

Without women's stories, we see only half of our world. Without women filmmakers showing us what it really means to be a woman within what has long been a patriarchal society, we cannot appreciate the many struggles women have experienced, nor the sweetness of the victories won.

Paul Reiser On His Return to Stand-Up: "After 30 Years, Nothing Really Has Changed"

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

Though Paul Reiser enjoyed mainstream success with sitcoms My Two Dads and Mad About You and films Diner, Aliens and Beverly Hills Cop I and II, the native New Yorker never forgot his stand-up roots.

WATCH: A Powerful Look At Exactly How Prop 8 Was Defeated

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.05.2014 | Gay Voices

Proposition 8, the 2008 California ballot initiative banning same-sex marriage in the state, sparked a five-year legal battle that is recalled in a ne...

Live From the Tribeca Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.22.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Not to label it a leftover festival, but there is the sense that the movies in Tribeca have either already had their debut elsewhere or, more to the point, didn't have a debut elsewhere because they didn't make the cut. Still, I always enjoy the opportunity that Tribeca affords me as a critic and curator.

Crash the Gate: What the Class of 2014 Needs to Know About the New Route to Success

Marian Salzman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Marian Salzman

Personal networks will replace corporate hierarchies and recruiters, so invest in friends and fans. Treat your relationships as long-term investments .

Philip Seymour Hoffman: An Appreciation

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I first noticed Philip Seymour Hoffman's work in a serious way at Sundance in 1998, when he showed up in significant roles in two different films: Next Stop Wonderland and Montana.

"I Saw it at Sundance": 14 Films People Might be Talking About This Year

Hulu.com | Posted 04.02.2014 | Comedy
Hulu.com

We checked out this year's slate, but before we can smugly tell our friends, "Yeah, I saw that before anyone else -- at Sundance," we broke them down into categories and predicted the "buzzworthiness" that each would have this year.

Sun Dancing on Snow: Shining a Bright Light on Social Justice

Peter Samuelson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Entertainment
Peter Samuelson

Young filmmakers and their audiences are leading the march to a better world. An unstoppable wave of social justice is coming, long-overdue but now spread through the robust digital anthill of the millennial Web. Its films engender empathy that moves hearts and opens minds.

On Sundance Official Selection Whitey: United States Of America v. James J. Bulger with Director Joe Berlinger

Quora | Posted 04.01.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora. Answers by Joe Berlinger, Director, Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger, Nonfiction fi...

On the Culture Front: Wine Dinner at Famed Beer Bar, Green Porno and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 03.31.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Rossellini shines a light on the humor of mating but also touches on our profound need for it beyond utility. Green Porno is incredibly cheeky fun but buried slyly in there is a message about those who wish to define acceptable mating practices and the urging for them to stop.

Old Friends John Lithgow And Alfred Molina Spark Romance In Sundance Movie

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — After being friends for more than 20 years, John Lithgow and Alfred Molina are finally sharing the screen, and a bed. The tw...

A New Era For LGBT Films At Sundance

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2014 | Gay Voices

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, Jan 24 (Reuters) - While politicians and judges in Utah tangle over whether same-sex marriage should be...

Oh No, Not Another Sundance Movie...

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.24.2014 | Comedy

Why so serious, Sundance? Every year in January, thousands of people flock to Utah to attend the Sundance Film Festival, a celebration of all thing...

'Whitey' Bulger Opens Mouth For 1st (And Last?) Time In Rare Audio

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — James "Whitey" Bulger speaks. Though the 84-year-old former crime boss declined to take the stand at the summer 2013 trial w...

I Have Been to the Mountain Top

Danny Schechter | Posted 01.22.2014 | Entertainment
Danny Schechter

New York, New York: Mountaintops offer dynamic vistas and symbolize not only physical heights but inspiring points of prominence. On the night before...

Redford's LIFE Is His Oscar -- the Academy Can Keep Theirs

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

Look at the man. The man, not the movie star. What we know of him anyway--he's done a great job of staying out of the tabloids and such, so we only know him by his work. And good work it has been, from his love of the "craft" of movie making to his tireless campaign to save the whole damned planet.

Mike Ryan

Anne Hathaway Is Under The Impression You Needed A Break From Her, But She's Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Anne Hathaway's huge 2012 culminated in 2013, when Hathaway won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for "Les Misérables." Since then, however, Hatha...

WATCH: Transgender Musician Gets Personal In New Documentary At Sundance

Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

A groundbreaking new documentary about transgender Canadian singer-songwriter Rae Spoon is making waves at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, and we've ...

Sasha Bronner

'Mad Men' Star: 'I Don't Know Whether That Makes Me Dumb Or Smart'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

After years of playing Roger Sterling on AMC’s “Mad Men,” John Slattery is comfortable with a drink in his hand. Sitting on a leather couch in P...

Jamaican Bobsledders Hit Sundance Before Olympics

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 03.23.2014 | Black Voices

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — This year's Sundance Film Festival has featured two former presidential candidates, rap stars, male strippers and rescue dogs...