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127 Hours

Popcorn Preview: As I Lay Dying

Leslie Sisman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: As I Lay Dying (2013) Cast includes: James Franco (127 Hours), Ahna O'Relly (The Help), Logan Marshall-Green (Brooklyn's Finest), Jim Parrack (B...

Movie Review: Gravity

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.01.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Not since 127 Hours have I run into a movie that provoked that mixture of excitement and trepidation in people I know who have seen the trailer as Gravity.

Movie Review: This Is the End

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

What if you were a skeptic -- and your very skepticism resulted in you missing out on the very thing you refused to believe in? That's also the comic notion at the heart of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's This Is the End,.

A Rabbinic Take On '127 Hours'

Rabbi Herb Cohen | Posted 04.27.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Herb Cohen

"127 Hours" is a gripping narrative of survival. Embedded within the story are many life lessons. It encourages us to celebrate and enjoy life, to value the presence of significant others in our lives, and not to be careless and place ourselves in unnecessary danger.

What Would You Give Your Right Arm For?

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

All of this got me to thinking about my own definition of "survival" and what things of value I've been willing to give up for my use of technology.

William McGuinness

James Franco: Prof Was Awful, But NYU Didn't Fire Him For My 'D'

HuffingtonPost.com | William McGuinness | Posted 04.17.2012 | College

From the premier of his latest film “The Broken Tower,” James Franco didn’t shy from telling reporters why he made “127 Hours” instead of at...

Man Tries To Do '127 Hours' Hike; Needs Desperate Desert Rescue

Posted 11.26.2011 | Entertainment

Many moviegoers were able to take inspiration out of "127 Hours," the semi-tragic and true adventure tale for which star James Franco was nominated fo...

James Franco Buys Portrait Of Himself From Teenage Fan

Posted 11.13.2011 | Arts

Can James Franco do no wrong? The notoriously overachieving actor/painter/director/producer/screenwriter author/pilot/performance artist/professor rec...

Men Shooting Films in Caves

Alexandra Juhasz | Posted 08.02.2011 | Arts
Alexandra Juhasz

It's like reality TV for filmmakers: wacky games with ridiculous rules bring out the real man. Our intrepid directors don't have to eat maggots but they do have to shoot almost an entire feature film within the tight, murky confines of a cave.

HuffPost Review: Soul Surfer

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.08.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Director Sean McNamara's roots in TV -- shows such as That's So Raven -- are apparent. Even with Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt and young AnnaSophia Robb as Bethany, Soul Surfer feels like a TV movie.

WATCH: Wile E. Coyote's '127 Hours' Adaptation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The film which caused seizures, vomiting and fainting (among other ailments) has gotten the Wile E. Coyote treatment. "127 Hours," for which James Fr...

DVDs: Zombies Attack in The Walking Dead

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

You just know AMC is kicking itself for only ordering six episodes. So while they and we wait for a longer season two to start in the fall, new fans can catch up with the first zombie series.

Live-blogging the 2011 Oscar telecast

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Marshall Fine

8:39PM EST Off to a good start with the hosts, James Franco and Anne Hathaway, inserted into scenes from several of the Oscar nominees, on an Incepti...

Indie Spirit Awards 2011: Chilly Day at the Beach

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Prior to the show (on that cold red carpet) and during, I caught up with some of the nominees and attendees and chatted about the awards and their respective projects.

Oscar 'Best Picture' Book Adaptation Former Winners: Will This Year's Nominees Measure Up? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For the Oscars this year, there are four book adaptations for "Best Picture": "The Social Network," "True Grit," "127 Hours," and "Winter's Bone." "T...

One for the Oscars: What to Eat with Each Best Picture Nominee

One For The Table | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
One For The Table

Let's start with the front runner: The King's Speech. You could easily go with several different options here, but I'd go basic.

I'd Like to Thank the Academy...

Gautam Dutta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gautam Dutta

No matter what you think of Hollywood's new voting process -- which I believe is fairer and more democratic -- here's one thing we can all agree on: it will help the Oscars make more money.

True Grits & Other Oscar Night Recipes

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Oscar night is a big deal in my family, and last year, Cara joined me for an intimate Oscar night meal. Whether you're having over two people or twent...

James Franco: I Don't Care If I Host The Worst Oscars Show Ever

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

James Franco knows that he was an unorthodox choice to host the Oscars -- and doesn't care much if he proves the doubters right. Franco, who is co-...

Redford Honored at AARP Movie Awards for Grownup Films

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Robert Redford looked a bit weather-beaten, but still magnificent, at the AARP The Magazine's Movies for Grownups Award Gala.

James Franco: '127 Hours' Caused Extreme Physical Pain

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

He may not have lost a limb, but filming "127 Hours" was no walk in the park for James Franco. Speaking at the Oscar Nominee luncheon -- and pullin...

What Sort Of Book Wins An Oscar?

goodreads.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Unsurprisingly, several of the Best Picture nominees were adapted from books. Adaptations have historically done well at the Academy Awards, with over...

WATCH: Kids Act Out Best Picture Nominees

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Want to watch the Oscars but don't have a spare 30 hours or so to catch all the Best Picture nominees? Us, too. But now you can cut that time in half ...

Colin Firth's Oscar Party: Early Morning Champagne

Huffington Post/AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Reactions to nominations for the 83rd annual Academy Awards: "Currently celebrating with my colleagues three feet above the ground. Not used to thi...

PHOTOS: Oscar Best Picture 2011: Who Should Win?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

As Hollywood readies for Sunday night's Academy Awards, movie fans around the world wonder who will take home the Oscar for Best Picture. 'The Social ...