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Telluride Film Festival

Truth Is Stronger Than Fiction: The Case for Documentaries

Stephen Ujlaki | Posted 09.15.2014 | Entertainment
Stephen Ujlaki

I have found over time that I actually prefer documentaries to fiction films. Why? From docs, I learn and am exposed to things that I did not know before: how somebody chose to live his or her life; historical events of which I was ignorant; issues that are happening today.

Film Review: Two Days, One Night -- The Wages of Human Solidarity

Dan Siegel | Posted 09.15.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Siegel

The Dardennes offer a fascinating glimpse of the human face when confronted up-close with a moral choice between compassion and self-interest.

Telluride Film Festival: Movies Large and Small

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 09.04.2014 | Arts
Corinna Clendenen

The Telluride Film Festival offers a great span of cinema, from premiering Oscar contenders to silent-era black-and-white gems to small budget independents that will never play widely but may earn an enduring cult audience.

'Rosewater': Jon Stewart as Auteur

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 09.03.2014 | Entertainment
Corinna Clendenen

Who would ever guess that talking with Stewart and his merry band of pranksters was so dangerous? But following an interview with The Daily Show's Jason Jones, Newsweek correspondent Maziar Bahari paid the price.

Christopher Rosen

Your Future Best Picture Winner Might Already Be Here

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.01.2014 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, The Huffington Post's unapologetically obsessive conversation about the Oscar race. Ahead, managing entertainment e...

Watch The First Trailer For Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment

On the heels of the first poster for Jon Stewart's "Rosewater," which HuffPost Entertainment debuted earlier on Thursday, comes the film's first trail...

Here's The First Poster For Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment

Jon Stewart's directorial debut, "Rosewater," is set to have a pretty big few weeks. The film premieres at the Telluride Film Festival this weekend be...

What To Expect At The 2014 Telluride Film Festival

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.28.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

HuffPost Live kicks off our awards season coverage with the first installment of "For Your Consideration." We'll take a look at some of the most antic...

The Hushed Power of Ida

Annette Insdorf | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

Ida, directed by Pawel Pawlikowski from a screenplay he co-wrote with Rebecca Lenkiewicz, has a style appropriate to the character of the heroine, a novice about to take her vows.

The Scourge of Oscar Pundits

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.30.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There are dozens of year-end films that no one has seen yet, but Oscar pundits have been calculating different movies' odds since January.

Slow Food: The Movie

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment
Corinna Clendenen

The Slow Food movement is the subject of a new documentary from director Stefano Sardo. Slow Food Story (which might just as easily be titled Petrini Story) chronicles the evolution of the organization.

Inside Llewyn Davis: A Coen Brothers Odyssey

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 11.04.2013 | Entertainment
Corinna Clendenen

Inside Llewyn Davis is a compassionate reminder of how hard it is to be an artist, and of the great legacy musicians leave behind. At the end of the day, when a civilization is assessed with the clarity of historical perspective, it is the arts that most define it: architecture, painting, plays, philosophy, music.

The State Of The Oscar Race (Already)

Mike Hogan | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Hello, Mike! Just last Friday, you and I were standing in the office and wondering where this year's awards contenders were hiding. (After all, by that Friday last year, "Argo" had already debuted.) Then "12 Years A Slave" premiered at the Telluride Film Festival that night, and we received our answer.

The Director Who Spent $2 Million To Find Truth About Salinger

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 11.02.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Shane Salerno's phone never stops ringing. Known until now as a screenwriter for "Armageddon" and "Savages," working by day on a ...

Hugh Jackman's Best Performance Ever?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.31.2013 | Entertainment

Steve McQueen's "12 Years A Slave" wasn't the only film to make a surprise debut at the 2013 Telluride Film Festival on Friday night. Warner Bros. snu...

The Year's First Must-See Movie

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.31.2013 | Entertainment

On the last Friday in August of 2012, Ben Affleck's "Argo" made a surprise debut at the Telluride Film Festival. The film was met with rapturous revie...

Win 2 Tickets To The Telluride Film Festival

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.19.2013 | Denver

Could there be a more perfect way to spend your Labor Day weekend than watching the year's upcoming films in the mountains of Telluride before they hi...

Is 'Argo' A Front-Runner For Oscar?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment

The idea that Ben Affleck's "Argo" could be one of the biggest Oscar contenders of the year should come as little surprise -- and not just because of ...

Win Passes To The Telluride Film Festival With Instagram

Posted 08.17.2012 | Denver

The Telluride Film Festival is one of Colorado's highest profile events, hailed as a favorite for film stars and critics alike. This year, Austral...

WATCH: Trailers From The 2012 Telluride MountainFilm Festival

Posted 05.17.2012 | Denver

Telluride's highly anticipated MountainFilm Festival will grace the southwestern Colorado town May 25th-28th this year. 2012 marks the 34th anniversa...

Oscar Nominee In Darkness Illuminates History and Heroism

Annette Insdorf | Posted 04.10.2012 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

When In Darkness was announced as one of the five Oscar nominees, many Polish people expressed effusive pride and hope, both in Poland and the U.S.

Age of Reason: George Clooney Is Telluride's Silver (Medallion) Fox

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.07.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Having turned 50 in May, George Clooney thinks and talks a lot about growing old these days. It was one of the topics of conversation during a series of interviews at the 38th Telluride Film Festival, where the Academy Award winner was awarded the Silver Medallion.

'The Story Of Film' Gives You 15 Hours Of Cinematic History

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 11.02.2011 | Home

Even 15 hours seems like it might not be enough to cover over a century of film history, but "The Story of Film: An Odyssey," screening at the Telluri...

Festival Season in Colorado

Kathrine Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kathrine Warren

Summer festival season is in full-swing, and now that I live in the unofficial festival capital of the world (Telluride) my radar of summer festivals has expanded its reach by quite a bit.

Is Paranormal Activity the Next Blair Witch?

Chris Willman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Willman

Based on a scream-filled screening I caught at the Telluride Film Festival, Paramount's faith may not be misplaced, though it's anyone's guess whether lightning (or pesky demons) can strike the same public fancy twice.