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Sydney Pollack

The Way We Are: A Conversation with Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Chatting with Artifact's Jared Leto, and an Angels Sing Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.22.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

When did Alan and Marilyn Bergman become such an establishment in the world of music? Find out here.

John Badham on Yelling 'Action!' and Other Tales From the Trenches

Alex Simon | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

A veteran of over 30 films and 45 TV episodes, Badham supports his insights with true stories from his own directing career as well as wisdom and anecdotes from leading actors, producers, cinematographers, and directors.

The Motherf--ker in Charge: National Board of Review/Academy Award Nominations

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.12.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Who knew host Meredith Vieira could swear like a trucker, or imagine herself at 59 as a dead Pussy Galore?

She Who Dares: The Astonishing Work Of Tilda Swinton

John Farr | Posted 05.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Believe it or not, in a pop culture filled with mindless reality shows and slick formula franchises, there are still a few players out there whose work offers a glimmer of hope that originality and intelligence can prevail. Tilda Swinton is one such player.

New Barbra Streisand Album Is Sublime

Jay Weston | Posted 11.07.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Again, I am simply stunned at this amazing artist, who phrases her songs in a way which captures the intent of the lyrics beyond belief.

As He Turns 75, Thoughts on the Legacy of Robert Redford

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I saw no mention of Robert Redford's birthday amongst all the pop dreck that seems to capture people's attention these days. I am going to attempt a tribute of sorts, as I can think of few people in the entertainment field more deserving.

PHOTOS: Sydney Pollack's Wallace Neff Estate For Sale

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 08.26.2011 | Los Angeles

For the first time in thirty years, this Wallace Neff traditional, built in 1941 is for sale with a listing price of $7.85 million. Sydney Pollack and...

Funny Video: Dustin Hoffman In Drag

Posted 08.10.2011 | Women

We all know Dustin Hoffman is a fine actor. But he was also a hell of an actress - that is, in the 1982 classic, "Tootsie." (That the fil...

On Her 70th Birthday, a Tribute to Faye Dunaway

John Farr | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

To paraphrase a famous quote: "Hilary -- I've seen you act, and I've seen Faye Dunaway act, and Miss Duff -- you're no Faye Dunaway." This truth is of course self-evident if you watch Faye in her prime.

Free Flick Fridays: The Way We Were

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

There are some films that you just don't get to see in a lifetime of moviegoing. If you haven't seen The Way We Were yet, or if you've seen it a million times, check it out for free!

The Graduate Turns 73: Dustin Hoffman's Top Ten Movies

John Farr | Posted 06.21.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

If you hear some young, unschooled person say, "Oh, Dustin Hoffman, he played Ben Stiller's kooky dad", point them towards the other memorable characters that more accurately reflect this performer's invaluable contribution to film.

A Chat with Scott Turow About Innocent

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Elizabeth Benedict

It's not exactly like asking where you were when you heard JFK was shot, but for many of us, the publication of Presumed Innocent in 1987 was An Event.

Oren Moverman delivers with The Messenger

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's referred to as "development hell" - that period between when a script is optioned and when it gets a green light - an endless series of notes, me...

When Is a Lawyer Not a Lawyer? When She Acts

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jim Luce

Making a career in acting is a challenging prospect. What makes Anouk Dutruit's ambitions even more invigorating is her other career. By day and international lawyer, by night an actor.

The State of Play of "State of Play"

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

State of Play is a political thriller wrapped inside a journalistic thriller that works better as the latter.

Alpha Financial Dogs Nouriel Roubini and Nassim Taleb, Socks Clinton and First Annual Lucky Award given to Mickey Rourke!

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Wendy Diamond

In honor of the 81st Academy Awards, I decided I wanted to start the first annual Lucky Awards. It's not about glamour, but the person or film and their contributions to a greater good.

Final Close Ups on Faces Framed in Classic Films: Gone With the Wind, Casablanca

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Two actors from Gone With the Wind--Evelyn Keyes who played Suellen O'Hara and Fred Crane who played Stuart Tarleton one of Scarlett's many beaus passed away in 2008.

On Morality of War, Art Imitates Life

Lincoln Chafee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Chafee

It may be easy, in the coming months, for Americans to forget the immorality of the Iraq War. But American foreign policy must be consistent with our interests as well as our morals.

Sydney Pollack Remembered At Private Memorial

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Friends, family and show business colleagues gathered to remember late Oscar-winning director, producer and actor Sydney Pollack a...