Henson and Sam Rockwell go head to head in the film, which tells a story of desegregating North Carolina schools in the early 1970s.
The actor gained 40 pounds, shaved his head and dyed his eyebrows for the role.
"I feel bad for parents at this point with young children. Every word you tell your kid not to say, they can be like, ‘But the president gets to say it.’”
And when they won't engage with race, neither will filmmakers.
Willem Dafoe and Sam Rockwell continue to set the pace in this category.
Actor Sam Rockwell joins HuffPost Live to discuss his upcoming film "Mr. Right." Check out the livestream on HuffPost Entertainment's
The eight gunslingers in Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight really are hateful, so why do we like watching them so much, and so long -- 3-and-a-half hours -- give or take, including an overture and intermission.
December has dawned and with it have come the lists. Site & Sound kicked it off with their Best Films (International Division), and then the Independent Spirit nominees followed, and then the National Board of Review, and then, and then, and then.
First Nighter: Robert O'Hara's 'Barbecue' Sizzles a Bit, Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love" is Catnip for Actors
The first act of Robert (Bootycandy) O'Hara's Barbecue consists of four scenes, two each in alternation, depicting a lower-class white family and a lower-class black family on what looks like a picnic in a shady Middle America forest preserve.
Now people are going to say there was no need for Williamstown to make a comeback, because it never went anywhere, but let me lay out my case.
In the original 1982 "Poltergeist," evil spirits entered the world through televisions. Now imagine what would happen today
This blithe romantic comedy just jumps right in, introducing Megan (Keira Knightley) and her high school pals as they prepare for the wedding of one of them, Allison (Ellie Kemper). Megan is the only one who isn't really launched in life, though she lives with her high school boyfriend Anthony (Mark Webber) -- and they were, after all, voted best couple back in the day.