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Brit Marling: Indie's New Darling

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.13.2011 | Home

Brit Marling, the star and co-writer of the new sci-fi indie drama, "Another Earth," isn't used to the whole interview thing yet. "This is like mu...

A Film Called Quest: A Peek At Beats, Rhymes And Life

Wyatt Closs | Posted 09.05.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

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Los Angeles Film Festival

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 08.15.2011 | Los Angeles

On June 16, Film Independent and the Los Angeles Times present the highly anticipated, seventeenth annual, ten-day-long movie-watching extravaganza th...

Documentaries and the Truth We Can Still Tell (But for How Long?)

Vivian Norris | Posted 08.13.2011 | Media
Vivian Norris

Documentaries tell us who we are, what our world is about, and give us the truth. But more and more these filmmakers find themselves, especially in the US, attacked by layer upon layer of lawsuits funded by corporations with deep pockets.

Couch Potato Au Gratin (Movie Review: Fred and Vinnie)

Marc Hershon | Posted 07.11.2011 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Fred Stoller doesn't look like a movie star. He doesn't sound like a movie star. He doesn't act like a movie star. All of which are precisely the reasons he's great as the star of Fred & Vinnie.

Interview With Sundance Filmmaker Emily Carmichael

Teddy Wayne | Posted 07.05.2011 | Arts
Teddy Wayne

2011-05-05-swanpull2.jpgSundance is kind of like Burning Man -- a temporary, annually reconvening mini-society forged around extreme climate conditions and substance abuse.

Joe Swanberg Says "Uncle"

Abe Schwartz | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Abe Schwartz

Uncle Kent is about a 40 year old stoner/slacker/cartoonist (played by Kent Osborne) who gets into some odd sexual misadventures in Silverlake, CA.

YERT Blockbuster: Your Environmental Road Trip Film Wins EFFY 2011 Audience Award: Interview With Filmmakers

Jeff Biggers | Posted 06.08.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

YERT is a hilarious, powerful and often poignant chronicle of a year-long journey in search of innovators, scientists, activists, farmers, and artists working to move their communities toward a more sustainable future.

PHOTOS: Chaz Bono Steps Out With Girlfriend, Talks Sex Life, Breast Removal

Posted 09.22.2011 | Entertainment

Chaz Bono premiered his new documentary, 'Becoming Chaz,' at Sundance over the weekend with girlfriend Jennifer Elia by his side. ++ In the movie, ...

Todd Haynes Talks About Mildred Pierce

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Todd Haynes has spent his filmmaking career working far outside the mainstream -- yet he seems surprised when a reporter refers to his new miniseries, HBO's Mildred Pierce, as surprisingly conventional for him.

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.

HuffPost Interview: Director Eric Mendelsohn of 3 Backyards

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Over a plate of spicy tuna rolls before a recent screening of his film, 3 Backyards, writer-director Eric Mendelsohn talks about the genesis of the pr...

Don't Make The Mistake of Missing Actor Michael Shannon in His Latest Off-Broadway Play or Sundance Shocker

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

Actor Michael Shannon is a man of many intensities and skills. He's especially made a mark with his nearly one-man tour-de-farce, Mistakes Were Made.

PHOTOS: 10 Most Romantic Films of All Time

Tiffany Shlain | Posted 11.29.2012 | Arts
Tiffany Shlain

A recent evolutionary study on the large size of the human brain proposes that it did not grow for a greater capacity for knowledge, but for our great...

Leonardo Was A Transhumanist

Ann Reynolds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ann Reynolds

Now that Da Vinci has graduated from the receivership of art historians to scientists, technologists, and physicians, it's a runaway train with no wreck in sight.

Finding the Next Big Thing (And Lots of Free Swag) at SUNDANCE (VIDEO)

Bryan Safi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bryan Safi

The biggest film festival in the country is in its finally days in Park City, Utah - Sundance! Or as it's also known, Hollywood in a Room. So I decide...

Exciting Times in Park City

Jon Reiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Reiss

With the number of films being made worldwide exploding, and with the still constrained channels of traditional distribution, the need for new ways for filmmakers to connect with audiences is as needed as ever.

Sundance Pandemic: Storytelling's Next Step

Turnstyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Turnstyle

Director Lance Weiler's storytelling project, Pandemic 1.0, takes the ideas of interactivity and collaboration to another level, which has made it one of the most talked about experiences at Sundance.

Oscar Nominee Josh Fox Speaks Out About Oil Lobby's Efforts to Crush His Film

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.26.2011 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

In May 2008, a strange letter appeared in Fox's mailbox. A natural gas company was offering him $100,000 to drill on his property. Instead of signing, Fox decided to investigate, which turned into an Oscar-nominated documentary, Gasland.

Weekly Pulse: Don't Snort Bath Salts, Kids

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger According to Robin Marty of Care2.org, today's young whippersnappers are snorting bath salts and pl...

Katie Holmes, Al Pacino Film BOMBS

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

It was not a happy dance for the star studded cast of this film. 'Sons of No One,' the new thriller starring Channing Tatum, Al Pacino and Katie Ho...

Theo Spielberg

Project Rebirth: A Conversation With Jim Whitaker On Rebuilding Ground Zero

HuffingtonPost.com | Theo Spielberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'Rebirth,' a documentary that follows the transformation of five people whose lives were forever altered on September 11, 2001, premiered to a standin...

Youngest Olsen Sister Makes Movie Debut

AP | ALICIA RANCILIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah — The younger sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen is breaking into showbiz with two buzzed-about films at the Sundance Film Fes...

When There's No Clock to Punch: Writer-Director John Wells on The Company Men

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Lybarger

For a film that deals with misfortune and a cast that includes four Oscar-winners -- Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones, Chris Cooper and Kevin Costner -- John Wells has a surprising amount of luck.

Live From Sundance 2011: Day 1

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

On Thursday, the opening day of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, my actual Sundance day began and ended with the opening night screening of Susan Rost...