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'Tallulah' -- Little Movie Big Themes And Thank God There's Gravity

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 07.28.2016 | Entertainment
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Tallulah is a gem - a midsummer gem, an indie gem, a Juno gem-again, a why we love small movies gem. Perfect and glittery and compact in large part because of the pristinely talented women who joined forces to crush this film that premieres Friday July 29 on Netflix and in selected theaters.

Leave No Veteran Behind

Cast of "The West Wing" | Posted 06.08.2016 | Impact
Cast of

While the vast majority of our service men and women return home strengthened by their time in the military, too many veterans become involved in the justice system due to underlying issues such as post-traumatic stress, military sexual trauma, brain injuries, and substance dependence. Veterans fought for our freedom; join us and fight for theirs.

40 Years Ago the Unthinkable Happened

Greg D. Williams, M.A. | Posted 05.09.2016 | Media
Greg D. Williams, M.A.

May 9, 1976 was ground-breaking. Many people walking among us today are now entering their 40th year of long-term recovery as a result of this far reaching public awareness effort, dubbed Operation Understanding, and the coverage that followed.

Friday Talking Points -- Lucifer or a Joe McCarthy-Dracula Love Child?

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Boy, it isn't every day you get to write a headline like that! But those are the kinds of feelings Ted Cruz seems to bring out in everyone -- left, right, and center.

C.J. Cregg Takes Over The White House Press Briefing

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics

Allison Janney reprised her role as "The West Wing" press secretary C.J. Cregg on Friday, taking over the White House's daily press briefing from her ...

The First Trailer For 'The Girl On The Train' Is Here

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.20.2016 | Entertainment

The Girl on the Train was declared 2015's Gone Girl, so of course the movie rights were snatched up before the book even hit shelves. Now, the film is...

Melissa McCarthy And Paul Feig Are At It Again

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment

Melissa McCarthy and Paul Feig are shaping up to become the decade's most coveted comedy duo. He directed her to an Oscar nomination for "Bridesmaids,...

Pretty Pleats Were All Over The Red Carpet

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.12.2015 | Style

The Golden Globes red carpet was filled with all our favorite fashion trends: eye-catching embellishments, bold colors, elegant accessories, sexy cuto...

Watch Allison Janney Bust Out Her 'Disco Stewardess' Dance

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.07.2015 | Comedy

Ever since her "West Wing" days, Allison Janney has been known to be quite the entertaining live performer. On Tuesday, the star showcased one of ...

2014: My Favorite Films of the Year

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.28.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If I were going to make a 10-best list, it would probably include films like Boyhood, The Imitation Game and Selma, among others that will be on everyone's list. But, as good as those films are, none of them are on my list of favorites.

Allison Janney Opens Up About Losing Her Brother To Addiction

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.18.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Allison Janney won an Emmy for her hilarious work on "Mom," a sitcom that finds the humor in recovering from addiction, but it was a dark personal tra...

Allison Janney Wants Her Real-Life Arguments To Be Like 'The West Wing'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.18.2014 | Entertainment

You're not the only one who wishes you could spout off Aaron Sorkin-level dialogue on a daily basis. Just ask Allison Janney. The actress joined Hu...

Elvis, Nixon and Snowden Entice Buyers at 35th American Film Market

Michael Rose | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

Elvis's presence was in the building at the Loews hotel in Santa Monica for the annual eight day American Film Market (AFM) hoping to convince the 1,670 buyers from over 70 countries to buy the rights to the upcoming film "Elvis and Nixon" starring Michael Shannon as Elvis and Kevin Spacey as Nixon.

Recovery With a Laugh Track

The Fix | Posted 01.11.2015 | TV
The Fix

The idea that recovery and darkness must go hand in hand is just not true, which is why CBS's year-old sitcom Mom is such a refreshing change to the small-screen landscape.

Allison Janney Improvised The Best Line In '10 Things I Hate About You'

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment

In a recent interview with Buzzfeed, Allison Janney admitted to improvising her best-remembered line in '90s teen hit, "10 Things I Hate About You." Y...

Why Allison Janney Says She Will Only Make Out With Straight Women Or Gay Men

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Allison Janney will make out with you -- but only if you're a gay man or a straight woman! The "West Wing" star stopped by Conan this week to discu...

There Was A 'Friends' Reunion At The Emmy Pre-Parties

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.25.2014 | Entertainment

The Emmys are tonight, which means you can see your favorite television stars fight their hangovers after partying all weekend long. Los Angeles was c...

Matthew Jacobs

This Is The Movie You Should Talk To Allison Janney About

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.26.2014 | Entertainment

1999 was Allison Janney's star-making year. It started with her role as a guidance counselor turned erotic-lit writer in "10 Things I Hate About You" ...

Why I Like the Critics' Choice Television Awards Better Than the Oscars

Tony Potts | Posted 08.20.2014 | Entertainment
Tony Potts

I love the CCTA's the same way I love the Golden Globes. They're both loose, fun and are unpretentious. Well, as unpretentious as a Hollywood love fest can be.

Jeremy Jordan Can't 'Let It Go' and Zosia Mamet Joins the Newsies at Miscast

Suzy Evans | Posted 06.01.2014 | Arts
Suzy Evans

At the annual Miscast Gala in 2013, which is presented by MCC Theater, Jordan sang the Smash hit "Let Me Be Your Star," when Jonathan Groff came onstage and stole his thunder.

How Rob Minkoff Turned 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' Into the Original 'Modern Family'

Jim Hill | Posted 05.05.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It's ironic that Mr. Peabody & Sherman has a sequence involving the Trojan horse. Because according to the director of this production, this animated feature is actually something of a Trojan horse in and of itself.

Allison Janney on TV, Film, Life and Love

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Cain-Jackson

"I want to find a man who will be in love with me and take care of me, and I will love him and take care of him. I want to find love so badly. They say if you don't look, then it will come, but I desperately want to find a relationship that works for me."

Allison Janney And Octavia Spencer Square Off In Hilarious 'Mom' Scene

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 11.19.2013 | TV

Allison Janney has been killing it this fall between her heartbreaking dramatic work on "Masters of Sex" and her rib-splitting scene-stealing on "Mom....

OMG, Allison Janney, Just Marry All Of Us, Please!

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 09.18.2013 | Comedy

Ok, ok... deep breaths, everyone. There's a lot of bad out there in the world. But when it all gets to be too much, just hit play on the video above a...

Actor Sam Rockwell Takes A Single Shot

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.17.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In A Single Shot, opening in limited release Friday and available on VOD, actor Sam Rockwell looks as though he's right at home as a veteran outdoorsman who keeps meat on the table with his rifle. Nothing, Rockwell says, could be further from the truth.