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Third Person

Boyhood Opens BAMCinemaFest and Other Summer Movies: Third Person and Begin Again

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.21.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Wisdom has it, summer is for action thrillers, rom-coms, and other popcorn movies, but this season is particularly rich. Last week's opening night for...

Paul Haggis Wrote 'Crash' To 'Bust Liberals'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.19.2014 | Entertainment

Paul Haggis had a clear motive in mind when he wrote his Oscar-winning drama "Crash." "I wanted to write that movie and bust liberals. It's too eas...

Olivia Wilde Has Mixed Feelings About Her Nude Scene In 'Third Person'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment

Olivia Wilde's feelings are split when it comes to her nude scene in the upcoming movie "Third Person." The 30-year-old actress plays Anna in the ...

Paul Haggis Speaks in Third Person

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Third Person, which stars Liam Neeson, Olivia Wilde, Adrien Brody and Mila Kunis, among others, is yet another attempt by writer-director Haggis to subvert the expectations of the people who come to see his films.

Week in Film: Third Person, Jersey Boys and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Having never seen the stage version of the jukebox musical on which it was based (in its 10th year on Broadway), I still felt that I was getting a representative feel for that show, as filtered through Eastwood's flinty consciousness. But that doesn't make it a good movie.

Live From the Tribeca Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.22.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Not to label it a leftover festival, but there is the sense that the movies in Tribeca have either already had their debut elsewhere or, more to the point, didn't have a debut elsewhere because they didn't make the cut. Still, I always enjoy the opportunity that Tribeca affords me as a critic and curator.

Watch Mila Kunis, Olivia Wilde, Liam Neeson Feeling Everything

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment

Life gets raw in the trailer for Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis' latest film, "Third Person." Set in New York, Rome and Paris, the film features a...

Live from Toronto International Film Festival: Monday, Sept. 9

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Secrets and lies carried the day in most of the five films I saw Monday at the Toronto International Film Festival. But then, aren't the most interesting movies built around them? It's so obvious that Mike Leigh used the idea as the title of one of his finest efforts.

Book Review: David Shields -- How Literature Saved My Life

Joel Drucker | Posted 04.08.2013 | Books
Joel Drucker

After one book in first person about an athletic icon and another in-progress about the death of a loved one, I was tired of bleeding on paper. Better to ponder David Shields' How Literature Saved My Life with critical distance.

Why Does Visualization Not Work For You?

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

In the "new age" culture, visualization is a powerful tool that is recommended to bring people to realize their dreams in their lives. In recent reviews, I have also recommended visualization as a tool to help get people to their imagined goals.