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Movie Review: 20 Feet From Stardom

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.11.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's hard to imagine another documentary this year that will be as uplifting, entertaining and moving as Morgan Neville's 20 Feet From Stardom.

Gina Wong's Vision for Hong Kong and The Pineapple Underground Film Festival

Rachel Mason | Posted 08.03.2013 | Entertainment
Rachel Mason

As I started to learn more about the PUFF Festival and Gina Wong, I realized that her insistence upon the appearance of an artist from the other side of the globe for the world premier of a low budget indie rock opera art film should not come as a surprise.

Robert Redford On What Keeps Him Going At 76

2013-05-15-NYCwoman150.jpg | Posted 05.15.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM: “I work because I want to work,” says Redford, now 76. “Work keeps me going.” By Barbara Lovenheim When I interviewe...

Isabella Rossellini Unveils a Fascinating Look at Motherhood in Mammas

Greg Archer | Posted 07.09.2013 | TV
Greg Archer

There aren't many actresses -- make that "artists" -- that would slip into a Cuckoo bird outfit in an effort to illuminate the lesser-known facts about the animal kingdom, but thank goodness Isabellla Rossellini is up for it.

Hair: Chewbbaca or Bruce Willis?

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 06.25.2013 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

From the hairless pates of medieval monks to long-haired hippies to Hip-Hop cornrows, hair has always been as much on our minds as on our heads.

Coachella, Minus the Festival!

Marlon Regis | Posted 06.17.2013 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

Because of growing corporate interests -- mostly from the fashion industry -- one can have a free blast without even stepping foot onto the Empire Polo Club grounds.

A New Movement In American Cinema?

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 06.05.2013 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

The geometry of reconciliation: Shane Carruth (Jeff) and Amy Seimetz (Kris) embody the infinity symbol (lemniscape), a recurring motif in this lumino...

The Heart Beat of Community -- the Artists Of Dubai

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 05.28.2013 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Thank you, Mr. Antoine Fadel, a Lebanese artist living in Dubai. Thank you for your dedication to the arts and to the next generation of movers and shakers.

There Are Too Damn Many Movies

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Here's the most important thing: The majority of them aren't worth seeing or reviewing. There used to be filters for this kind of thing. They were called film festivals.

Did He Do It? Television's Strange But True Murder Mystery

Maureen Ryan | Posted 05.04.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Like a real-life "Gone Girl," the Peterson murder case plumbs the murkier corners of human behavior, all of which are chronicled in the sequel "The Staircase: Last Chance."

The 85th Academy Awards Failed to Honor a Legend

Kerry Patton | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment
Kerry Patton

For many, Jake Eberts was a ray of hope, inspiration, and admiration. He served humankind by giving back and physically showing so much about the world in which we live. He was a legend yet Hollywood missed an opportunity to recognize his accomplishments.

Annals of the Underrated: Sam Rockwell

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.08.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Sam Rockwell is one of the funniest, most original and compelling actors working in films today. And one of the most underrated, in terms of awards or the kind of big-budget roles that turn someone into a star.

Reflections From Sundance About the Power of Data Versus Story

Tim Hanstad | Posted 04.01.2013 | Impact
Tim Hanstad

As a data-driven leader, for years I have carried a prejudice against the value and power of storytelling, often thinking of stories as too anecdotal, bordering on the shallow.

Crowdfunding 201: A New Model From Seed & Spark

Turnstyle | Posted 04.03.2013 | Arts
Turnstyle

By Lucas McNelly It's a familiar scene to many filmmakers: they budget out their film, calling in favors left and right, then they launch their crow...

When Dream Jobs Don't Come True

The Levo League | Posted 04.01.2013 | Women
The Levo League

At 28 years of age, I have worked at over 11 magazines and websites and I have never left a job. Not once. I've never been salaried, had health insurance or opened a savings account.

Breakthrough Year for Women at Sundance 2013

Hilary Armstrong | Posted 01.28.2013 | Entertainment
Hilary Armstrong

As a woman in an industry that is dominated by men, I was delighted to see that for the first time ever, women made half of the 16 U.S. competition dramas at Sundance. Women produced, directed, wrote and starred in some of the most powerful films at the festival.

WATCH: 'Dirty Wars' Documentarians: U.S. 'Trying To Kill Its Way To Victory'

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 01.28.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The filmmakers behind a documentary that investigates the source of U.S. kill lists and drone strikes say it seems as if the United States "is trying ...

Tamil Poet Salma and Her Extraordinary Rise to Success

Fariha Roisin | Posted 03.30.2013 | Media
Fariha Roisin

Allow women to soar in their own right, to cultivate themselves under their own standards, to be people of their own making. Only when women have these simple civil liberties will we see real developmental changes in the world.

Sundance and Slamdance: An Equal Abundance of Brave New Films

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

For hardcore movie lovers, like myself, there is no month quite like January. Amidst the frenzy of Hollywood's movie award season, the snowy, scenic hamlet of Park City, Utah simultaneously hosts two of the world's finest independent film festivals

Why So Many Movies About Sex?

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah — The Sundance Film Festival has never been sexier. The annual independent-film showcase has featured a slew of sexually themed...

10 Sundance Films That Push The Boundaries

Posted 01.25.2013 | Arts

Whether you are living the dream in Park City this week or tossing barbs at the festival via the alt-fest known as Slamdance, the Sundance Film Festiv...

Sundance Report: The Brave 'New Frontier'

Turnstyle | Posted 03.26.2013 | Arts
Turnstyle

By Lucas McNelly I have this button on my lanyard now with a picture of a rock on it. Exciting, right? Except that it kind of is. See, I also have a...

Latinos Are Showing Their Talents At Sundance

Posted 01.24.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Forget Hollywood and New York, right now the world’s greatest film mecca is Park City, Utah. From now until the end of the m...

Live From Sundance 2013: Wednesday, Jan. 23

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.26.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

My favorite may have been A.C.O.D (which stands for Adult Children of Divorce). It's a rigorously funny and honest story of adult children and exasperation with their parents -- perhaps the best of its kind since David O. Russell's Flirting With Disaster.

Sundance Review: 'Google and the World Brain'

Turnstyle | Posted 03.25.2013 | Entertainment
Turnstyle

By Lucas McNelly There's a killer moment in Ben Lewis' fascinating documentary Google and the World Brain where the filmmakers, after traveling to ...