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Lasse Hallstrom's Fusion Fare: The Hundred Foot Journey

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.05.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A Mumbai family leaves political duress in the homeland, migrates in a van to rural France, and mingles ethnic spices with haute cuisine across an emb...

Casting By on HBO Offers a Glimpse of Film History

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.05.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Not everyone agrees that these unsung workers deserve equal awards with say, editors or costume designers, all being responsible for a film's distinct look

Acclaimed Documentary Maker Dies

AP | Posted 06.07.2013 | Entertainment

BERKELEY, Calif. — Les Blank, an acclaimed documentary maker who focused his camera on cultural corners ranging from blues music, to garlic love...

Parker Isn't Exactly Original, but How Many Thrillers Are?

Liz Smith | Posted 03.30.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

Parker is no masterpiece, but I'd still rather watch Jason Statham implausibly defeat his enemies suffering a horribly punctured hand and four broken ribs, than suffer through the super-close-up, overwrought agonies of Les Miserables

Hold the Free-Range Chicken and Creamed Kale: Tom Hooper Celebrated at Michael's

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

As to the DGA awards, Hooper joins Steven Spielberg, Kathryn Bigelow, Ang Lee, and Ben Affleck for this honor. Omitted were Quentin Tarantino, Paul Thomas Anderson, and most serious, a favorite: David O. Russell.

Taylor Hackford's Son Remakes A Latino Pool Hall

Echo Park, CA Patch | Gerard WrightEmail the Author | Posted 12.22.2011 | Los Angeles

Proprietor Rio Hackford has ensured that only the name remains the same at the new bar just west of downtown on Seventh Street. The space dates back t...

Piracy: (Some of) the Short and Long of It

Ted Hope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ted Hope

When it comes to protecting artists' rights, piracy is a serious issue, but free access to a public good (i.e. the internet) is a greater one. We can not look at short-term solutions with long-term repercussions.

"Cry To Me": A Loving Playlist for the Late Great Solomon Burke

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Solomon Burke was not only one of the most soulful singers in history; he was quite possibly the single most soulful man who I ever met. I had the honor of sharing time with this timeless soul giant and inspiring preacher twice.

Going Back: A Conversation with Phil Collins

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Collins remembers, "When I was twelve or thirteen The Beatles' first album came out. They had some Motown and early soul record covers, like the Stones did. This is the music that I kind of lived my life to."

HuffPost Review: Love Ranch

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Love Ranch is neither a nostalgic look back at a simpler time nor a modern take on emerging or changing sexual standards. Instead, it's just another tawdry soap opera, tarted up with bigger names.

Taylor Hackford Talks Directing Wife Helen Mirren In Sex Scenes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Helen Mirren stars as madam of a brothel in the upcoming 'Love Ranch,' directed by her husband Taylor Hackford. Hackford tells Movieline.com that his ...

Cannes 'Robin Hood' Premiere: Russell, Salma, Kate, Cate, Benicio & More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Cannes Film Festival kicked off Wednesday night with a gala premiere for 'Robin Hood.' Below are some of the photos, featuring Russell Crowe and w...

Helen Mirren: Bathing Bikini Beauty

Daily Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Most women only a few days away from their 63rd birthday would be steering well clear of the beach. And if they did venture there, it would be in th...