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Hilary Swank in The Homesman at the Hamptons International Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.13.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Holding court after a sumptuous brunch honoring Hilary Swank for receiving Montblanc's Creative Impact in Acting award and Variety's "Class of 10 Acto...

Kill the Messenger With Michael Cuesta (VIDEO)

Rob Feld | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

In his new film, Kill the Messenger, director Michael Cuesta tells the story of Pulitzer Prize-winning cum vilified journalist Gary Webb, via a sensitive performance by Jeremy Renner. Here, Cuesta talked to me about the story behind the story and working with his talented cast.

Popcorn Preview: As I Lay Dying

Leslie Sisman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: As I Lay Dying (2013) Cast includes: James Franco (127 Hours), Ahna O'Relly (The Help), Logan Marshall-Green (Brooklyn's Finest), Jim Parrack (B...

Review: James Franco Directs Child of God, at the New York Film Festival

Caryn James | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
Caryn James

Set in the isolated backwoods of Tennessee and shot in bleak brown tones, Child of God is about a serial necrophiliac named Lester Ballard, repulsive, violent, barely civilized.

James Franco Takes On Classic

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment

There's no rest for James Franco, who continues to add on to his busy year with the newly released trailer for his adaptation of William Faulkner's "A...

O Brother Who Art Thou? A Q&A With Actor/Writer/Director Tim Blake Nelson

Jonathan Valania | Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Valania

If you are scratching your head and asking 'Who the hell is Tim Blake Nelson?', the long answer is you already know his work and the short answer is: He's the guy in O Brother Where Art Thou? who isn't George Clooney or John Turturro.

ReThink Review: Lincoln - The Perfect Film for the Post-Election Hangover?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.09.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Lincoln may be what America needs right now to remind us what politics, for all its messy, dispiriting ugliness, can and should be about -- doing the right, moral thing to better us all.

Movie review: Detachment

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.16.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Our urban schools are screwed up; our teachers are under siege and burnt out; and the parents of the children who cause the most problems are the leas...

HuffPost Review: Flypaper

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.19.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's no surprise that Flypaper is receiving a bare-bones release. The real question is: How does a movie as weak as Flypaper get made? Who read this script and said, "I have to make this movie"?

Leaves of Grass (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

Ed Norton stars in this film about twin brothers--one a professor at Brown University, the other a redneck--who come back together in Oklahoma when th...

HuffPost Review: Leaves of Grass

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Tim Blake Nelson's Leaves of Grass is a textbook example of a promising movie that takes a wrong turn from which it never recovers.

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Day 5

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's rare that you see five films in a day at a film festival and hit all good ones. But as I settled in to Tim Blake Nelson's Leaves of Grass Monday ...

American Violet: A Powerful Movie about Race and the Drug War

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Without spoiling the ending, American Violet is an excellent movie, and tells the story in a moving and heart-wrenching fashion.