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Go Home, 2016, You're Drunk.

Ming Holden | Posted 06.27.2016 | Comedy
Ming Holden

2016, we're staging this intervention because we love you. We are worried about your recent behavior, and we want to express concern about your health and your future. We are taking away your car keys and your booze and sitting you down for some real talk.

ReThink Review: A Bigger Splash - When An Icon Plays An Icon

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.04.2016 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

With the unexpected deaths of David Bowie, Alan Rickman, and Prince before 2016 is even half over, it's hard not to feel like artists whose talents, p...

A 'Galaxy Quest' Sequel Was In The Works Before Alan Rickman's Death

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 04.06.2016 | Entertainment

In a better world, Alan Rickman would be alive and "Galaxy Quest" would have a sequel. But we are resigned to live a Rickman-less existence ever since...

INTERVIEW: Director Gavin Hood on Eye in the Sky, Drone Warfare, and Alan Rickman

Zaki Hasan | Posted 04.03.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

With such films as Tsotsi and Rendition, director Gavin Hood has made a career out of tackling difficult subject matter and presenting them in a compelling fashion. His latest, the military thriller Eye in the Sky, which doubles as both a character drama and a meditation on the ramifications of drone warfare, is no exception.

Eye in the Sky: An Eye for an Eye

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 03.31.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

Director Gavin Hood has skillfully ratcheted up the dramatic tension as a nice counter point to the moral and political debates. Views are aired; sides are not taken. This is not agitprop.

Eye In The Sky

Dwight Brown | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

What is the tolerance level for collateral damage during drone strikes? It's been a topical subject for years, as the U.S. and other countries fight t...

Helen Mirren in Eye in the Sky: Debating the Cost of War

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

What a coup! Publicist Peggy Siegal exulted in the day's headlines: drones taking down 150 al-Shabab inductees in Africa. The occasion was a luncheon ...

Universal Orlando Harry Potter Celebration unveils wizarding news, brings magic to life

Aaron Sagers | Posted 02.03.2016 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

A spell was cast over Orlando last weekend, but apparently none of them were Fidelius, Disillusionment nor Muggle-Repelling charms because thousands o...

Alan Rickman's Voice Lives On In 'Alice Through The Looking Glass' Teaser

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 02.02.2016 | Entertainment

Alan Rickman will be remembered for many things, but his voice will live on forever. The last film the beloved English actor completed before his unti...

January Woes

Paola K Amaras | Posted 01.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

January is a time of renewal and regression, happiness and sadness, life and death. It's two-faced Janus, looking backward and forward. It's a time of...

Bowie, Bing, Stallone, Peyton and Multigenerational Collaboration

Jean McCormick | Posted 01.26.2016 | Business
Jean McCormick

Bing Crosby, David Bowie and Alan Rickman still had music in them until their last days on earth. Many Boomers and even Silent Generation members still have music in them. But does the rest of the workforce hear that music and the potential symphonies that could be composed?

The MovieFilm Podcast: Ride Along 2, 13 Hours, and the Suicide Squad Trailer!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.20.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this week's show, we're joined once again by our old friend (and Joblo.com editor-in-chief) Paul Shirey, for a fun and free-ranging conversation on all the latest out of Hollywood.

5 Reasons Why Hans Gruber is the Greatest Movie Villain of All Time

ScreenCraft | Posted 01.19.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

"Who said we were terrorists?" These sinister words, spoken with almost Shakespearean grandeur and playfulness by the late Alan Rickman, is perhaps one of the greatest lines spoken by any movie villain. It denotes that all is not as it seems while watching the original Die Hard.

David Bowie and a National Call to Cure Cancer

Allison Gilbert | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

This week has been full of the stories that reverberate through social media. First David Bowie succumbed to cancer, then just a few days later, Alan ...

Alan Rickman Narrated A Tortoise Eating A Berry For A Good Cause

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.19.2016 | Entertainment

Before his death on Jan. 14 at age 69, actor Alan Rickman of "Die Hard" and "Harry Potter" fame performed yet another bit of magic: In December, he na...

Changes

Vincent Daly | Posted 01.18.2016 | Parents
Vincent Daly

Barely 16 days into 2016 and the world finds itself mourning over the passing of two beloved artists -- David Bowie and Alan Rickman. Both men were struck down by a merciless monster known as cancer.

J.K. Rowling Reveals What She Told Alan Rickman About Snape

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.18.2016 | Entertainment

Alan Rickman, who died at the age of 69 last week after a battle with cancer, revealed in 2011 that J.K. Rowling had given him insight into his "Harry...

A Tribute to Alan Rickman: Reading Between the Black and White

Charlotte Sarraille | Posted 01.16.2016 | Entertainment
Charlotte Sarraille

This inner dilemma that Rickman brought out in the character of Snape, that good and evil are everywhere but that we have the ability to choose what we want to be, is the most important lesson I learned from Harry Potter.

The Art and Science of Regeneration

Jill L. Ferguson | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Jill L. Ferguson

Humans, like the rest of nature, were constructed to evolve and change;it's part of the creative process. What parts of your life do you plan to regenerate this year?

Harry Potter Fans Race for Rickman, "Always" Tee

Joe Waters | Posted 01.15.2016 | Impact
Joe Waters

Less than 24 hours after launching an "Always" tee on the t-shirt fundraising site Booster, Hogwarts Running Club has sold 1,265 shirts and raised $14...

That Voice -- Remembering Alan Rickman

Graham Milne | Posted 01.15.2016 | Entertainment
Graham Milne

Like David Bowie, it is strange to contemplate the notion that there will never be another Alan Rickman movie. That no lucky screenwriter will ever again have the privilege of hearing that utterly unique voice giving life to their lines.

"Even After All This Time" We Will "Always" Love You

Sarah Jameel | Posted 01.15.2016 | Arts
Sarah Jameel

When we love someone, we need to love them like Snape -- unconditionally and always. When we are given hard choices to make in life, we need to stick with loyalty over deceit.

Week to Week News Quiz for 1/15/16

John Zipperer | Posted 01.15.2016 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Does "New York values" include news quizzes? We hope it does. Make it so by taking our latest Week to Week news quiz.

'The Simpsons' Made An Accidental Tribute To David Bowie And Alan Rickman

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 01.15.2016 | Entertainment

Does a writer on "The Simpsons" own a DeLorean? On February 10, 2013, "The Simpsons" aired a Valentine’s Day-themed episode that included a bit feat...

Why We Grieve The Loss Of Cultural Icons

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.15.2016 | Science

The world lost two of its greatest performers this week: legendary rock star David Bowie and British actor Alan Rickman. Bowie and Rickman both succum...