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What Do Your Favorite Movies Reveal About You?

Domenick Scudera | Posted 05.18.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

Try this: jot down a list of your Top Ten Favorite Films. Now, take a look at the list and ask yourself: what ties these films together? What does t...

Falling In Luft with Lorna - at Feinstein's 54 Below

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.25.2017 | Entertainment
Randee Mia Berman

In the 1977 hit Annie Hall, Alvy (Woody Allen) Singer stops his new cabaret singer crush Annie (Diane Keaton) Hall on the street, in an awkward attemp...

Happy Birthday, Diane Keaton!

Jack Meyer | Posted 01.04.2017 | Arts
Jack Meyer

Actor, producer, screenwriter and author Diane Keaton is undeniably one of the greatest actors to have graced the silver screen. Shining alongside such luminaries as Katharine Hepburn, Audrey Hepburn, Cicely Tyson and Meryl Streep, Diane Keaton has meticulously crafted her art into a Hollywood legacy.

Home for the Holidays? 10 Best Things About New York

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 12.27.2016 | New York
Randee Mia Berman

There's no shortage of jewels in Manhattan, and I don't mean Harry Winston. From the local family run restaurants to the elegant lobbies of swanky hotels. So, stuck in the city with no Vermont country inn with a roaring yuletide in sight? Don't fret.

Sperm Count: Deep Thought

Francis Levy | Posted 11.11.2016 | Comedy
Francis Levy

The famous male porn stars of the 70's and 80's were Harry Reems, Ron Jeremy (aka the Hedgehog) and John Holmes whose last film was done with La Cicci...

Club Anhedonism

Francis Levy | Posted 10.30.2016 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Anhedonia frees you from vulnerability. It's a perverse version of the Buddhist mantra "desire is but the beginning of suffering."

Irrational Man?

Francis Levy | Posted 07.14.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

What a brilliant idea to use a primer on existentialism, that first appeared in 1958, William Barrett's Irrational Man, as the title for a movie!

Meditation Myth Number 3: 'I Need a Mantra'

Dean Sluyter | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Dean Sluyter

Mantras are one such vehicle -- but only one. They're soothing sounds that are psycho-acoustically suited to this settling process.

Women's Conferences Suck. A Recipe for Relevancy

Laura Goldman | Posted 05.10.2015 | Politics
Laura Goldman

After my initial elation at the rise of conferences for women, I decided to dig deeper and check if anything substantive is being accomplished at these events. Or are women's conferences simply an excuse for a feel good work day away from the office?

Do the Oscars Matter? Do the Movies Matter?

Brian Umana | Posted 04.20.2015 | Entertainment
Brian Umana

If everyone in the world is an award-winning something-or-other, then what's the point of awards to begin with? Why bother pretending any subjective work of art is 'the year's best,' when it should be good enough for the work to be recognized as interesting and worthy of some attention.

Breaking Badder: Interviews with RJ Mitte, Robert Weide, Chris Bliss and Anne McCue, Plus Alexz Johnson and Michael Stec Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.19.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

photo credit: Daniel Martinez Matallana A Conversation with Breaking Bad's RJ Mitte Mike Ragogna: Hey, first of all I wanted to congratulate you on...

Diane Keaton Imparts Her Wisdom On Aging

Judi Freedman | Posted 02.08.2015 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

I've always adored actress Diane Keaton's individual style from the moment I saw Annie Hall. When I was in college in the later 70s, I tried to emulate Annie.

Dreamliner's Dramatic Life Mimics Woody Allen's Art

Christine Negroni | Posted 07.29.2014 | Travel
Christine Negroni

When it comes to the Dreamliner design, the FAA and the NTSB do have very different perspectives. But unlike the couple in Annie Hall, both sides cannot be right.

Diane Keaton Tried To Reshape Nose... With A Clothespin?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.13.2014 | Fifty

Oscar-winning actress Diane Keaton's new memoir, Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty, among other things, tackles her insecurities about aging. The 68-yea...

Carina Kolodny

Your Favorite Films Destroyed By The Internet

HuffingtonPost.com | Carina Kolodny | Posted 05.09.2014 | Technology

A lot of Hollywood's greatest films revolve around the tried-and-true plot points of miscommunication, misunderstanding, betrayal and lies. But co...

Here's The Real Reason Gravity Was Such a Great Movie

Galanty Miller | Posted 06.08.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

No, the reason I liked Gravity is because it was short. The entire movie clocks in at 85 minutes. I pressed the "play" button on my DVD remote. And an hour-and-a-half later I was back at my job as Jaden Smith's personal assistant.

Woody Allen: Still Romantic After All These Years

Pia de Jong | Posted 02.20.2014 | Entertainment
Pia de Jong

As Woody Allen once put it, "There is no question that there is an unseen world. The problem is, how far is it from Midtown, and how late is it open?"...

Surprise! Oscars for Best Picture Were Often Awarded to Blockbusters

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

And so an epic battle began. It pitted big, science fiction and fantasy concepts against niche, humanistic narratives about the lives of ordinary people and historical figures.

Let's Get it Over With

Francis Levy | Posted 02.02.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

"Let's Get It Over With"--it's the new game show for those who don't like to play games. With all the anticipation and anxiety conferred on almost all...

Woody Allen's Favorite Phrase Is Pretty Creepy

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Woody Allen's characters may not always speak like real human beings, but often, that's part of what makes his movies so charming. One quirk seems to ...

Good Things Come to Those Who Hustle!

Suchitra Vijayan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Suchitra Vijayan

I have become accustomed to these words. They are a silent reminder that if Anais Nin hustled I should be hustling too. I smile and setup shop in my nook of the cafe. I tell myself that this is a new day, till I start reading my emails. Then I realize again that, I am at the very bottom of a ponzi scheme called life.

Blue Jasmine: An Honest Day's Work

Jon Eig | Posted 10.05.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

He has basically written and directed an original movie every year for the past forty years. Some have been brilliant. Some have been painful. But he keeps working. That is astonishing on many levels.

Conversations with Matt Nathanson and Sly & The Family Stone's Cynthia Robinson, Plus Threefifty's Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.04.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I'm a fanatic for music and all the records I love, the engine for them is the laying of yourself out in a way that could potentially be embarrassing."

The Most Perfect, Elegant Kimye Art Ever

The Soup | Posted 04.30.2013 | Comedy
The Soup

Manhattan artist Paul Fuentes has immortalized Kimye with this stirring homage, currently hanging in his local Whole Foods. But true, everlasting love like theirs knows no bounds -- which is why we were moved to expand his opus to a whole series featuring this timeless couple.

6 Great Movies to Watch Over and Over

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 03.17.2013 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

There are some movies that you forget five minutes after you leave the theater, and then there are the movies that stay with you for a long time. Best of all are the movies that cause you to fall in love, movies from which you remember whole passages of dialogue. Here are my top five.