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This Is What A Failed Oscar Contender Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment

"Serena" has faced an arduous journey to the big screen, but the movie's first trailer does a good job hiding that fact. It feels like a surefire Osca...

Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper Tango Once Again in Serena

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment
Helen I. Hwang

In the third film that Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper have starred in, Serena is a dark, somber film focused on emotional entanglements with the slight feel of an independent film.

Pierce Brosnan Stars in Wonderful "Love" Movie!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I went to see a wonderful film at the Academy on Sunday, one which went into general release last week. I want to alert my readers to it before it disappears into the miasma of unappreciated movies, which we wish we had seen.

Movie Review: Love Is All You Need

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.02.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Love Is All You Need is an unexpectedly upbeat film from the chronically downbeat Susanne Bier -- if you can use upbeat to describe a romance between ...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Pierce Brosnan on Love Is All You Need

Dan Persons | Posted 06.28.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Pierce Brosnan sat down with us to talk about the challenges of bringing genuine consequences to a romantic role, the experience of shooting on-location in one of the most beautiful regions on Earth, and whatever happened to Thomas Crown?

HuffPost Review: Incendies

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.19.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I understand why Susanne Bier's In a Better World won the foreign-language Oscar -- but I believe this was the better film.

HuffPost Review: In a Better World

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.01.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Winner of this year's Oscar as best foreign-language film, In a Better World is an intriguing examination of the ideas of revenge and forgiveness, but it wraps things up too neatly to be truly compelling.

5 Must-See Indie Films

Leonard Maltin | Posted 05.31.2011 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

By Leonard Maltin With so much mediocrity on display at the multiplex, it's cause for celebration when terrific new movies from two world-class filmm...

HuffPost Review: Oscar-Winner In a Better World, and Remembering Elizabeth Taylor

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.30.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

In her Oscar-winning film In a Better World, Danish director Susanne Bier has the audacity to enter places where madness and inhumanity flourish.

Live-blogging the 2011 Oscar telecast

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Marshall Fine

8:39PM EST Off to a good start with the hosts, James Franco and Anne Hathaway, inserted into scenes from several of the Oscar nominees, on an Incept...

Jim Sheridan Touts Brothers At The Monkey Bar

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The war in Afghanistan may be an American subject, but through Irish director Jim Sheridan's lens, it is about families. His film Brothers brings the war home, to an undercurrent of emotion more threatening than any battle on the ground.

Brothers Was the Best Film I Saw in 2005; Will the American Remake Be as Powerful?

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

No knock on the American remake, but I'd get my hands on a DVD of Susanne Bier's movie, set in Denmark, first. It will hurt you to watch it. But I promise you: It's all good. Indeed, it's the best.