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The Tree of Life

Movie Review: To the Wonder

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.09.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life was too much the dialogue-driven, story-heavy film for your liking, you'll probably be more in the mood for his latest, To the Wonder, which features Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams and Olga Kurylenko in its cast.

Jessica Chastain On Saying The Best Line Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

In 2011, Jessica Chastain was everywhere. This is just barely hyperbole, as Chastain appeared in seven -- seven! -- movies in 2011. When she was done,...

First Nighter: Jessica Chastain as 'The Heiress' -- or Not

David Finkle | Posted 11.01.2012 | Arts
David Finkle

It's as simple as this: If you've got a play called The Heiress, it's absolutely obligatory that whoever assumes the eponymous role is utterly persuasive. Unfortunately, that's not the case at the Walter Kerr.

Toronto Festival Conclusions: The Oscar race Begins

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

While this year's best-picture winner may in fact have played at TIFF 2012, there was no huge critical groundswell around a realistic contender, the way there was last year.

Watch Academy Award Winners Give Their Take On Best Picture Nominations

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.20.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

I sat down with two Academy Award winners -- Jon Landau (Titanic, Avatar) and Dustin Lance Black (Milk) to discuss their favorite movie moments.

Hahn-Bin: Juilliard Meets Studio 54

Posted 02.07.2012 | Arts

Hahn-Bin is an exquisite melting pot of talent and style, of the classical and the strange. A prodigy violinist Pop Art icon, he is what happens when ...

The Oscar Bounce: What's An Oscar Nomination Worth At The Box Office?

The Huffington Post | Gary Susman | Posted 03.26.2012 | Entertainment

The much vaunted Oscar bounce ain't what it used to be. Within the last decade, a movie nominated for Best Picture could expect to see its grosses ...

George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Rob Lowe & More Gather For Lunch

Posted 03.15.2012 | Entertainment

The tables turned at one of Hollywood's most prestigious luncheons on Friday. Amidst a week packed with glitzy galas, The American Film Institute f...

Brad Pitt Gets Two Honors, Becoming Oscar Man To Beat?

Posted 03.09.2012 | Entertainment

He may have limped to the stage with a cane on Saturday night, but Brad Pitt is standing atop the pile so far this award season. Pitt, who hurt his...

FLASHBACK: Brad Pitt's 1990 Interview Is Super Uncomfortable

Posted 03.01.2012 | Entertainment

If only Brad Pitt knew then just how prophetic this moment would prove. In this 1990 interview with Entertainment Tonight -- his first with the progr...

WATCH: 2011's Best Movies Weren't Made By Studios

John Lopez | Posted 02.28.2012 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

Let's just be honest: 2011 hasn't been the best year for film. However, it did have some bright spots, found in the tiniest theater of the multiplex, like stray quarters in the couch cushions.

On Brad Pitt's Birthday: Watch His Super Cute First Big Break!

Posted 02.17.2012 | Entertainment

Brad Pitt turns 48 years old on Sunday, which to us underscores two things: One, the guy looks good for his age; and two, he's been at this Hollywood ...

Jessica Chastain's Painstaking, Unusual Method

Posted 02.13.2012 | Entertainment

Jessica Chastain has come into the cinema world like a house on fire in 2011, storming screens with five different -- and critically acclaimed -- film...

George Clooney, Brad Pitt Begin High Stakes Showdown

Posted 02.03.2012 | Entertainment

Being smack dab in the middle of the prestige movie season means two things: one, the public gets to see Hollywood's best films of the year; and two, ...

Brad Pitt Wins A Major Honor!

Posted 01.29.2012 | Entertainment

Could this be the beginning of a golden winter for Brad Pitt? The megastar won the prestigious New York Film Critics Circle award for Best Actor on T...

PHOTOS: Stars Shine, Party At Prestigious NYC Awards

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 01.29.2012 | Entertainment

New YORK — Award season kicked off with a tie for Best Feature at the annual Gotham Independent Film Awards as Terrence Malick's highly imaginat...

Gosling, Bale Lead AMAZING Casts For Acclaimed Director

Posted 01.01.2012 | Entertainment

Terrence Malick waited six years between his last film and this summer's "The Tree of Life," but there will no such delay for his next film. Or the tw...

Jordan Zakarin

Jessica Chastain Is In Bloom

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 12.12.2011 | Entertainment

When the calendar turns to January, she'll have starred in seven major films in 2011, which is more than three times her previous career output. And a...

Sean Penn Wasn't Impressed By 'The Tree Of Life'

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 10.21.2011 | Home

Sean Penn is taking a page from Katherine Heigl's book and slamming his own film. He told French newspaper Le Figaro that "The Tree of Life" didn't me...

This Year's Hottest New Actress

Posted 10.13.2011 | Celebrity

Attention, moviegoers: Here is the preemptive answer to the question each one of you will, inevitably, ask at some point over the next six months: ...

Terrence Malick Directs the Latest Sarah Palin Documentary

Spencer Green | Posted 08.31.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

According to inside sources, the three-hour Thin Rogue Line does not consist of any actual footage of Palin, relying instead on a series of shots of caribou, glaciers, and migrating salmon.

Even When a Great Film Comes Out, You Can't See It (Except Maybe in New York)

John Farr | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Mindless kiddie fare opens at around four thousand screens across the country. When at last a brilliant, provocative film for grown-ups gets produced, it merited four screens. Doesn't this strike you as just a trifle lopsided?

Terrence Malick's 'The Tree Of Life': A Contemporary Garden Of Eden?

G. Roger Denson | Posted 02.08.2014 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

Eminently lyrical and rapturous in the cinematic manifold that it kaleidoscopically brings into and out of focus onscreen with each turn of the Terrence Malick lens, Tree of Life is one of those singular cinematic milestones.

Brad & Angelina Tell Kids 'Mommy & Daddy Are Going Off To Kiss'

Posted 07.29.2011 | Entertainment

It's hard enough escaping the paparazzi. But carving some private time amidst six young kids? Now that's a challenge. In an extensive interview abo...

Annals of the Overrated: Lady Gaga and The Tree of Life

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.27.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Last week I saw Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life. Then I saw Lady Gaga on SNL. And I had the same reaction to both: Why are there so many people out there willing to declare this stuff great art?