Melissa Leo

In her new movie, "Novitiate," the Oscar winner plays a strict nun. We talked to her about religion, those infamous "Consider" ads and being a gay icon.
Oliver Stone's excellent new film "Snowden" is a primer on life in the digital age - the perils to privacy, professionalism and the personal. Through an extended series of flashbacks in the life of whistleblower Edward Snowden, Stone shows us the impacts of global surveillance on relationships from international to interpersonal.
On Friday night, Oliver Stone's new movie, Snowden, premiered at the Toronto Film Festival. Early reviews were embargoed until then. But I can tell you, from the reaction of a tony crowd at a summer screening in East Hampton, let the award season begin with this movie.
President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart) and Chief Security Agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) are attending the funeral of the British Prime Minister when all hell breaks loose.
(Photo courtesy of Gramercy Pictures) Gerard Butler and Angela Basset co-star in London Has Fallen. Director Babak Najafi
--- Charles Lyonhart, Phoenicia, New York The Woodstock Film Festival wrapped Oct. 4 and the five-day event once again showcased
Robin taught me that life was meant to be lived with passion. He taught me that even though we all go through harrowing times in our lives, we always have humor and love to distract us.
The last time they worked together, Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua conjured up Training Day. Now, the successful duo goes back to the well once more for another powerful and violent movie. Do they yield the same results?
Imagine that you're told you have 90 minutes left to live. How would you spend it? That's the question Robin Williams is
Profanity isn't shocking anymore. It's not edgy or sassy or hip or rebellious. It's just a sad, tiresome example of our shrinking vocabulary. Thanks, Twitter. People swear when they have nothing to say, but they want to talk. My feeling? You're not getting paid by the word and you're not a sailor. So keep it simple.
The Only Real Game follows passionate Manipuri baseball players fighting for happiness amid the daily chaos that threatens their lives. When U.S. envoys from MLB arrive to tutor Manipuri coaches, the love of a game shared by two disparate cultures becomes a powerful force for change and hope.
Fredrik Bond's Charlie Countryman is an intriguing directorial debut: a blend of the madcap and the maniacal, a movie that mixes tones in ways that shouldn't work but do.
If you live in L.A., credibility is all you have. Not your personal or professional credibility -- but your movie recommendation credibility. A sterling reputation for great taste in movies is the L.A. equivalent of an spick-and-span credit rating.
"I'm a sports nut," explained Hugh Jackman, joyful that his son decided to join the school soccer team. The actor and song
A Single Shot, is good because it made me feel envious. How did he get that cast? How did he get that look? How did he manage to maintain such a gnarly tone and pace in a laconic backwoods noir? I asked...
Denis Villeneuve had two films at this year's Toronto Film Festival. The better one was called Enemy. The one that's getting the big studio release this week is called Prisoners.
Prisoners is an extraordinarily well-made popcorn movie. Like most thrillers, this one doesn't provoke us to take things so personally; that's why thrillers make for great escapism.
Melissa Leo has won an Emmy in the Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy category for her role in "Louie." Leo beat out nominees
As its title indicates, a single shot sets off a string of chaotic events in the new movie starring Sam Rockwell and William