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Dale Olson: "I Lived My Life My Own Way"

Tom Gregory | Posted 10.13.2012 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

Dale was the voice of damage-control, the pen of Oscar campaigns, and the heart of a movement that cultivated compassion in modern Hollywood. Laughter and caring were Dale Olson's trademark, entertainment was his business.

What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? Well, She's Coming Back To The Big Screen

Liz Smith | Posted 09.15.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

One suspects the story will be slightly updated. Maybe the two twisted sisters will be stars of 1960s/'70s rather than the 1930s as Joan and Bette played them. Or even of the 1980s.

Nicki Gostin

Rosanna Arquette Gets Candid About Hollywood, Aging | Nicki Gostin | Posted 01.13.2012 | Entertainment

Can you have a relationship and a Hollywood career at the same time? That's the question Rosanna Arquette has pondered since Bette Davis sat her do...

Looking Back At 1940's Style

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"A Look Back" is a daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is American actress Bette Davis on an autumnal set...

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Twilight, and the Return of Women's Blockbuster Films

Govindini Murty | Posted 02.19.2012 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

Hollywood is finally making an effort to give women and their stories the blockbuster treatment. In doing so, the film industry is hearkening back to what was once a strength of classic Hollywood: the blockbuster women's film.

DVDs Worth Owning - and Giving - for Christmas

John Farr | Posted 05.11.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I just know many of you out there are scrambling to catch up on your holiday gift giving. This article's for you.

How Love Makes Age Less Scary

Donna Jean Freberg | Posted 01.22.2012 | Fifty
Donna Jean Freberg

Into every life a little rain must fall. Sometimes a torrential downpour, or even a Tsunami perhaps. And we hang on for dear life and find out what we are made of.

WATCH: Who Is Pedro Almodovar's 'Ideal Of Beauty?'

Posted 01.20.2012 | Arts

Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar has a complex relationship with beauty. For much of his life he's been surrounded in one way or another by beautiful...

Q&A With Jessica Sherr, Star of
Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies

Joshua Kors | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York
Joshua Kors

Jessica Sherr has been playing the raven-haired 1940s cinema icon Bette Davis for two years. Sherr sat down with me to discuss how an off-hand comment about her bright green eyes sparked a burgeoning career.

10 Black & White Movies for People Who Won't Watch Black & White Movies

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

If I could get all those black and white haters out there to watch just ten titles -- movies that constituted absolutely essential viewing -- which would they be?

The Greatest Hollywood Director You May Never Have Heard Of

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Which Hollywood director actually made the most great movies? In the Alsace area of Germany, future director William Wyler was born. Here is a sampling of his best movies covering three full decades.

PHOTOS: Who Is The Greatest American Film Actress Ever?

Posted 09.03.2011 | Entertainment

Like most other fields, professions, hobbies and, well, really, anything else, to truly succeed, on a lasting level, as a woman in show business has r...

PHOTOS: Haiku Reviews: 'Nuns Behaving Badly', Snow In LA, Agitated Suits | NYC, LA, San Francisco

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditio...

Gay Icons and American Dreams in New Documentary: Making the Boys

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Crayton Robey's ambitious new documentary Making the Boys, about The Boys in the Band, chronicles the life, times and resonance of a cultural phenomenon.

Making Gay History -- Again

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Making 'The Boys' blends several storylines, including the history of Mart Crowley's ground-breaking 1969 play The Boys in the Band, and the rise of the gay-rights movement in its wake.

When the Vows Break: Are Oscar-Winning Actresses Destined for Divorce?

Steve Lake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Steve Lake

Between 1936 and 2010, Best Actress winners were 63 percent more likely to get divorced than non-winners.

David O. Russell Battles for The Fighter

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

David O. Russell is on the phone, eager to talk about The Fighter, a movie whose unexpected dash to the top is not all that dissimilar from the story it tells.

Blackberries Off: Ten Essential Movies For Easily Distracted Twenty-Somethings

John Farr | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

What if we only had a month in which to force our young adult offspring to see ten essential movies before they succumbed entirely to short-form digital content? My own personal picks.

Books That Crush Intolerance

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Henry Adams

With a nod to Santayana, many feel that history's greatest lesson is the ability it can afford one to travel back in time, to discover one's self, in ...

Brandon Flowers at the Shimmer Showroom: Solo Songs Shine Light on Fear and Fire

S.X. Rosenstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
S.X. Rosenstock

The handsome singer, GQ UK's Man of the Year 2008, who makes his audience go weak in the knees, stepped modestly to the microphone and started the show.

A Tale of Two Sisters: Hollywood's Longest Running Feud

John Farr | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

It is exceedingly strange and more than a little sad that actresses Olivia de Havilland, 94, and her sister Joan Fontaine, 93, have been estranged for many years, the result of an intense sibling rivalry which has never dissipated.

Maria Conchita Alonso on South of the Border (VIDEO)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory


Mankiewicz Biographer Kenneth Geist on All About Eve (Is Joe)

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Like Casablanca (1942), All About Eve (1950) is one of those classic films one can watch over and over again without ever tiring of it.

TCM Classic Film Fest Debuts in NYC With Mankiewicz's All About Eve at the Ziegfeld

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Penelope Andrew

All About Eve (1950) was screened free to the public at the Ziegfeld Theatre last Tuesday. It kicked off Turner Classic Movies' first-ever classic film festival here in New York City.

Democratic Party Pod Congressmen

Tony Blankley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tony Blankley

Here's the thing, my leftie friends. I'm not kidding -- and neither are perhaps a majority of Americans -- seeing that health bill become law has induced in us a paranoia-like fear.