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Jason Robert Brown Is The Busiest Man On Broadway

(0) Comments | Posted February 13, 2015 | 12:21 PM

Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown often finds himself with little time to write. With multiple projects in the air, his impressive body of work ensures endless revivals and adaptations, though he eagerly awaits downtime to pen something new. Leaping from stage to screen, "

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Oscar Winning Costume Designer Colleen Atwood Vies For Yet Another Nomination

(4) Comments | Posted December 24, 2014 | 3:15 PM

You might not know her by name, but costume designer Colleen Atwood's visual impact on the silver screen has hardly gone unnoticed. A frequent collaborator with heavy hitters Tim Burton, Jonathan Demme and Rob Marshall, Atwood has lent her creative talent to more than 60 feature films, including...

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'No Control' Documentary Explores Layered Absurdity Of The Gun Control Debate

(121) Comments | Posted November 14, 2014 | 1:55 PM

In "No Control," an arresting documentary debuting at DOC NYC, director Jessica Solce aims her camera at a contentious debate roaring in America. Solce explores the murky waters of gun rights, giving voice to advocates from both sides.

"'No Control' is about carving out a moment to...

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The Man Behind One Of Horror's Most Recognizable Themes Hates Horror Movies

(1) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 4:53 PM

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Composer Marco Beltrami has more than 100 credits listed on his IMDb page, from slasher films to blockbusters to meditative dramas to Best Picture winners and almost everything in between. A classically trained musician, he's twice been nominated for an Academy Award. Beltrami...

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'Alive Inside' Celebrates The Healing Power Of Music

(7) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 12:35 PM

Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett had planned to film Dan Cohen, a social worker and founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, for a single day. Cohen had wanted to document his nascent program for elders with dementia who were springing back to life at a Brooklyn nursing home....

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John Waters' 'Carsick' Will Teach You How To Hitchhike

(1) Comments | Posted June 25, 2014 | 12:12 PM

Filmmaker and author John Waters is funny, brash and brilliant. For decades, the so-called "Pope of Trash" has been peddling camp and gore -- and then some -- with films like "Pink Flamingos," "Female Trouble" and "Hairspray."

For his latest literary endeavor, "

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StoryCorps OutLoud To Shed New (And Long Overdue) Light On LGBT History

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2014 | 4:11 PM

Dave Isay, founder and president of the non-profit oral history project StoryCorps, long envisioned an initiative focused on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, a group often excluded from the historical record. "What we're doing is overdue," he told The Huffington Post. "We've done so well by...

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The Delightfully Queer Lineup At The 2014 Provincetown International Film Festival

(0) Comments | Posted June 13, 2014 | 1:44 PM

Pack your bags, the 2014 Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) kicks off June 18 with stellar programming and plenty of parties. Unofficially queer (but still gay as, well, a weekend in P-town), the festival lineup includes a vast array of LGBT-themed films, several of which also screened at...

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Provincetown International Film Festival Debuts 2014 Trailer

(0) Comments | Posted June 13, 2014 | 8:29 AM

For 2014, the Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) trailer features some of Cape Cod's most prominent avian residents. Created by Gasket Studios with music by BWN Music, and debuting exclusively at The Huffington Post, the spot takes on animated film noir, complete with feathered...

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