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  • 'He's Untouched by History': Errol Morris on Donald Rumsfeld

    'He's Untouched by History': Errol Morris on Donald Rumsfeld | ARTICLE

    Ask documentarian Errol Morris how he'd characterize his latest film, The Unknown Known, and he has a surprisingly simple answer. "I call this my nonfiction horror movie," Morris says. The subject of this cinema vérité chiller: former...

    April 1, 2014 10:20 AM ET
  • Sundance Darling 'Dear White People' Tackles Campus Race Relations

    Sundance Darling 'Dear White People' Tackles Campus Race Relations | ARTICLE

    Justin Simien’s debut feature, Dear White People, has been one of the most buzzed about films in Park City, earning the Sundance Festival's Special Jury Prize for Breakthrough Talent at Saturday's awards ceremony. A fan favorite...

    January 26, 2014 3:40 PM ET
  • 'Finding Fela' Brings Afrobeat to Sundance

    'Finding Fela' Brings Afrobeat to Sundance | ARTICLE

    Fela Kuti, the Nigerian musician who defined Afrobeat, influenced everyone from Paul McCartney to Michael Jackson. Now, with Finding Fela, Academy Award-winning documentarian Alex Gibney (The Armstrong Lie) sheds new light on the politically...

    January 24, 2014 4:25 PM ET
  • Meet 'Lambert & Stamp': The Unlikely Duo That Tamed the Who

    Meet 'Lambert & Stamp': The Unlikely Duo That Tamed the Who | ARTICLE

    "There is no better dinner date than Chris Stamp," says James D. Cooper, whose debut documentary Lambert & Stamp premiered earlier this week at the Sundance Film Festival. The film feels like a night hanging out...

    January 24, 2014 3:45 PM ET
  • Goodbye Stefon, Hello Milo: Bill Hader Debuts a Dark Side at Sundance

    Goodbye Stefon, Hello Milo: Bill Hader Debuts a Dark Side at Sundance | ARTICLE

    In Craig Johnson's Sundance hit The Skeleton Twins, Bill Hader plays Kristen Wiig's suicidal, estranged and gay fraternal twin Milo. The former SNL castmates, immediately convincing as brother and sister, gradually reconcile and discover what...

    January 23, 2014 3:20 PM ET
  • Beyond 'Mad Men': John Slattery and 'God's Pocket' Shine at Sundance

    Beyond 'Mad Men': John Slattery and 'God's Pocket' Shine at Sundance | ARTICLE

    John Slattery's directorial debut, God's Pocket, premiered last weekend at the Sundance Film Festival and has already been sold to IFC films. The dark comedy, set in a gritty south Philadelphia neighborhood, is

    January 22, 2014 3:35 PM ET
  • Jenny Lewis Hopes to Release New Album in Spring 2014

    Jenny Lewis Hopes to Release New Album in Spring 2014 | ARTICLE

    Jenny Lewis and Johnathan Rice sit in a Park City lodge sipping spicy Bloody Marys. They partied hard last night celebrating the Sundance premiere of Kate Barker-Froyland's Song One, starring Anne Hathaway, which the rocker couple scored....

    January 21, 2014 7:50 PM ET
  • Metallica, Dirt Bikes and Jesse Pinkman: Checking in With Aaron Paul

    Metallica, Dirt Bikes and Jesse Pinkman: Checking in With Aaron Paul | ARTICLE

    In director Kat Candler's Hellion – a feature-length expansion of her 2012 Sundance selected-short of the same name – Aaron Paul sheds the tormented Jesse Pinkman to play the similarly distraught Hollis, a man who recently...

    January 21, 2014 3:40 PM ET
  • Stuart Murdoch on 'God Help the Girl,' Belle and Sebastian's Next LP

    Stuart Murdoch on 'God Help the Girl,' Belle and Sebastian's Next LP | ARTICLE

    "Sometimes you just want your life to turn into a pop song," Belle and Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch said this past weekend at Sundance when he introduced the themes of his first feature, God Help the...

    January 20, 2014 9:30 AM ET
  • Willis Earl Beal Talks About Nearly Sabotaging His Film Debut

    Willis Earl Beal Talks About Nearly Sabotaging His Film Debut | ARTICLE

    "I’ll have a double scotch and a steak medium rare," poet, musician and actor Willis Earl Beal tells the server at Grub Steak, a Park City surf and turf joint that’s something of an institution among Sundance...

    January 19, 2014 12:47 PM ET
  • Why Jared Leto Made a Music Industry Documentary

    Why Jared Leto Made a Music Industry Documentary | ARTICLE

    Jared Leto's new music-industry documentary Artifact (out this week on multiple on-demand platforms) follows 30 Seconds to Mars through their legal struggle with their label EMI. Despite selling 3 million copies of their second album, A Beautiful Lie,...

    December 5, 2013 11:55 AM ET
  • See Justin Timberlake in 'Llewyn Davis'

    See Justin Timberlake in 'Llewyn Davis' | VIDEO

    Inside Llewyn Davis, the latest film from Joel and Ethan Coen, stars Justin Timberlake and Carey Mulligan alongside Oscar Isaac, who plays the title character's down-on-his-luck folk singer. The film opens in New York and Los...

    December 3, 2013 1:00 PM ET
  • Kathleen Hanna: 'I Didn't Want Men to Validate Me'

    Kathleen Hanna: 'I Didn't Want Men to Validate Me' | ARTICLE

    The Punk Singer starring Kathleen Hanna offers an intimate biographical portrait of the feminist art-punk icon, from her scrappy beginnings in Olympia, Washington, to the formation of Bikini Kill, the launch of the Riot Grrrl movement,...

    November 27, 2013 11:00 AM ET
  • 10 Truths From 'The Armstrong Lie'

    10 Truths From 'The Armstrong Lie' | ARTICLE

    With The Armstrong Lie, documentarian Alex Gibney unpacks the psychology of one of sport's most notorious cheaters. And the Oscar-winner is no stranger to mendacity – his previous credits include Taxi to the Dark Side (

    November 7, 2013 4:00 PM ET
  • Meet Lupita Nyong'o, Breakout Star of '12 Years a Slave'

    Meet Lupita Nyong'o, Breakout Star of '12 Years a Slave' | ARTICLE

    In director Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave, Lupita Nyong'o plays the tortured yet miraculously whimsical slave Patsey. She is the object of the sadistic affections of her master, played by Michael Fassbender, and is beaten...

    October 19, 2013 4:22 PM ET
  • Kanye West's 12 Best Tangents on 'Kimmel'

    Kanye West's 12 Best Tangents on 'Kimmel' | VIDEO

    Oprah and Lance Armstrong have nothing on the apology-question-rant game that played out on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night. Jimmy Kimmel was super apologetic for poking fun at a recent BBC interview Kanye West did,...

    October 10, 2013 9:55 AM ET
  • Jennifer Hudson on Drugs, Drake and Twerking With Miley

    Jennifer Hudson on Drugs, Drake and Twerking With Miley | ARTICLE

    In the Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete, real life good-girl Jennifer Hudson plays heroin-addicted neglectful mother, Gloria, who leaves two young boys Mister (Skylan Brooks) and Pete (Ethan Dizon) to fend for themselves in a rough,...

    October 9, 2013 10:25 AM ET
  • Michael K. Williams 'Goes Down the Rabbit Hole' on 'Boardwalk Empire'

    Michael K. Williams 'Goes Down the Rabbit Hole' on 'Boardwalk Empire' | ARTICLE

    Michael K. Williams won us over with The Wire, playing the indefatigable stick-em-up-boy Omar, the Robin Hood of the streets. On Boardwalk Empire, now in its fourth...

    September 27, 2013 2:40 PM ET
  • 'The Newsroom' Season Finale: Yellow Alert

    'The Newsroom' Season Finale: Yellow Alert | ARTICLE

    There may have been no real surprises in the 2012 election – no hanging chads, Supreme Court cases or new chapters written on race in America – but The Newsroom last night was another story. (More on...

    September 16, 2013 12:00 PM ET
  • Nelson Mandela Biopic Explores What Makes a Fearless Leader Tick

    Nelson Mandela Biopic Explores What Makes a Fearless Leader Tick | ARTICLE

    The same week that Nelson Mandela was discharged from the hospital after three months of treatment for a lung infection, the biopic Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom held its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. Directed...

    September 14, 2013 5:59 PM ET
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