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Wallace Shawn

SEEING 'DOUBLE'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment

Fyodor Dostoevsky's novella "The Double" comes to life in a folksy new trailer that premiered Friday. Starring Jesse Eisenberg as Simon, a demure man ...

Bradley Manning: Guilty of 'Aiding the Enemy' if the Enemy Is Democracy

Norman Solomon | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

When the deceptive operation of the warfare state can't stand the light of day, truth-tellers are a constant hazard. And culpability must stay turned on its head.

Movie Review: Admission

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

You can count on one hand the number of good romantic comedies in any given year. Not that people aren't making them -- they just don't do them very well. Which is why Admission is such a treat.

Christopher Rosen

The Hardest Part Of Being An Actor May Surprise You

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.19.2013 | Entertainment

That old Constantin Stanislavski quote about how there are no small parts can be easily applied to the career of Wallace Shawn. The consummate charact...

'The Good Wife' Recap: Batman Gets A Robyn

Chris Harnick | Posted 03.10.2013 | TV
Chris Harnick

Praise The Kings, there was no election storyline in this episode of "The Good Wife" and guess what -- it was a solid and very entertaining one. "Runnin' With The Devil" saw the return of Lemond Bishop and the introduction of Charles Lester, played by the wonderful Wallace Shawn.

Watch Your Back, Kalinda ...

Posted 02.20.2013 | TV

There's a new investigator in town on "The Good Wife." The March 10 episode, "Runnin' with the Devil," introduces viewers to Robyn (Jess Weixler),...

Ten Theater Companies That Made My 2012

Shoshana Greenberg | Posted 03.02.2013 | Arts
Shoshana Greenberg

It was a joy to see these actors -- every movement was a sort of dance. I'll be looking forward to whatever they bring to New York next, especially if Cate Blanchett is starring.

Andre Gregory's Life Chronicled in New Documentary

Steve Karras | Posted 12.04.2012 | Arts
Steve Karras

How does one begin to properly document a life, no matter how extraordinary, when it's far from over?

The Cast of The Princess Bride Reunites at the New York Film Festival

Jim Hill | Posted 12.04.2012 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

25 years ago, the very idea that there might actually be an audience out there for The Princess Bride was -- for executives at 20th Century Fox, anyway -- inconceivable.

Why Princess Buttercup Is The Best Princess Ever

Emma Gray | Posted 11.25.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

Princess Buttercup may not be the most shining example of a modern empowered woman, but as far as princesses go she definitely wins. Here are eight reasons that Robin Wright's princess could still wipe the floor with any other royal heroine.

Quit While You're Ahead!

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts

13P’s motto, “We don’t develop plays. (We do them.)” lays bare their mission in just seven words. Tired of workshopping plays and holding ...

PHOTOS: Alicia Silverstone, Back From The Dead!

Posted 09.07.2011 | Entertainment

It's been a little while since Alicia Silverstone starred in a major film, so it's only appropriate that her first major comeback role sees her playin...

Movie Review: Toy Story 3

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Forget every other computer-animated film that's on the schedule for this summer: Toy Story 3, which is in 3D, is the one computer-animated film that you need to see.

Casting 'Too Big To Fail': Which Celebs Should Appear In The Movie Of The Financial Crisis? (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy and Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It was just a matter of time before Hollywood got its hooks into the financial crisis. HBO recently announced that it had bought the rights to And...

Michael Moore's Capitalism: A Love Story

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Whatever you may think of Michael Moore and his movies, one great reason to see this one is the footage he uncovered in an archive in South Carolina of President Roosevelt's Second Bill of Rights.

Life As An Artist

Wallace Shawn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Wallace Shawn

I've always somewhat hated being "me" and only me. I wrote my first play at the age of 10, 55 years ago, and I've always found it a fantastic relief to imagine I know what things would be like from other points of view.

DVDs -- Celebrate Moon Landing With Little Known Classic For All Mankind

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Filmmaker Al Reinert breaks a lot of rules. He depicts an idealized journey from the earth to the moon, grabbing footage wherever he found it.

Warning: This Blog Contains Explicit Language and Lots of It

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Slides hurled images on the walls of the artist and various agreeable participants carrying on in the nude or the nearly nude, full-frontally slathering their bodies with thick, gooey substances.

Wallace Shawn Does "Gossip Girl"

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Last week on "Gossip Girl," as Blair Waldorf, the cosseted queen bee of private school society, was excitedly waiting to meet her mother's new boyfrie...