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Need More Instagram Followers? Why

Anthony Meindl | Posted 01.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Anthony Meindl

Instagram model Essena O'Neill gained a lot of attention last November in her video message about the perils of letting the social media machine con...

Understanding That the Wound Leads to Success in Fiction and in Life

Jen Grisanti | Posted 06.19.2015 | Los Angeles
Jen Grisanti

I am a story and career consultant for writers. Many writers face the challenge of how to elevate the emotional component of their story. If we are not connecting to your story on an emotional level, the story doesn't work.

Peggy Siegal Oscar Diary 2015

Peggy Siegal | Posted 05.31.2015 | Entertainment
Peggy Siegal

Having worked on Oscar campaigns for 35 years, I found going to the 87th Academy Awards ceremony a serious revelation of the American zeitgeist. On the other hand, celebrating "Oscar Weekend" was just a hell of a lot of fun.

Birdman's Oscar-Winning Writer, Alex Dinelaris, Scores Hat-Trick With Upcoming Broadway Musical and Starz TV Series

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.20.2015 | Entertainment
Melody Breyer-Grell

I caught up with Alex some three months ago on the cusp of "the awards show season."

Birdman, Relevancy and a Life That Matters

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 05.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

When it's all said and done, I personally believe that the gift of life itself fulfills any requirement for relevancy.

How 'Birdman' Speaks to Baby Boomers

Donna Highfill | Posted 05.02.2015 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

Watching Birdman (Or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) was a lot like going through menopause -- one minute I was delighted, the next I was depressed, and a few times I delved into a scene and forgot why I was there. There was something profoundly honest in the movie that touched my Baby Boomer soul.

This Birdman Action Figure Is Just What The Kids Need

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.25.2015 | Comedy

Hey, even a serious Oscar-winner like "Birdman" could use a merchandising tie-in for the kids, right? Check out Fox Searchlight's faux old-school a...

6 Current Cultural Themes -- What We Learned From Sunday Night's Oscars

Jonathan Hall | Posted 04.27.2015 | Entertainment
Jonathan Hall

Here are a few observations on current shifts in our cultural zeitgeist -- and how they found a reflection in some of Sunday night's best picture contenders at the Oscars.

Celebrities Tweet About the Oscars

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 04.25.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

This past Sunday, the Twittersphere was buzzing with all things Oscar. According to data supplied by Twitter, here's how the evening played out.

Oscar Watch: Why Eddie Redmayne Beating Michael Keaton Is Bad

Andy Hoglund | Posted 04.25.2015 | Entertainment
Andy Hoglund

Besides the Great Boyhood snub of 2015 -- and Eddie Murphy affirming he's purged all personality/humor -- this year's biggest regret surrounds Eddie Redmayne beating Michael Keaton for Best Actor.

Why Do Movies About Movies Always Win Best Picture?

Troy Campbell | Posted 04.25.2015 | Entertainment
Troy Campbell

For the third time in four years, the Oscar for Best Picture has gone to a film about film -- a "meta-film" if you will. If we wanted to, we could take this observation and ask the question: What does this say about the Academy? But instead, why don't we take this Academy bias and ask a harder question.

It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year: My Top 20 Oscars Observations

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 04.25.2015 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

Never did I ever expect Lady Gaga to do a medley of songs from The Sound of Music. Then when she introduced and embraced Dame Julie Andrews, I kept thinking "Pop royalty meets actual royalty."

The Oscars at Almost 4 Hours: Even So, Neil Patrick Harris Did the Trick

Michael Russnow | Posted 04.25.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The Academy Awards for me was a surprise, notably in that I mostly enjoyed Neil Patrick Harris' performance.

And the Moviegoers Best Blockbuster Award Goes to... Interstellar!

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 04.25.2015 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

Film insiders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences may have given Best Picture honors to Birdman, but moviegoers in the new Moviegoers Best Blockbuster Film Awards gave top honors to Interstellar!

Big Bird Spoofs 'Birdman' In Brilliant Parody

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.23.2015 | Comedy

Michael Keaton isn't the only Birdman. Caroll Spinney might be the original Birdman since he's been playing Big Bird on "Sesame Street" since 1969...

'Birdman' Wins Best Picture At The 2015 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

One of the haziest Best Picture races in recent memory has been settled: "Birdman" took home the grand prize at Sunday's Oscars. Alejandro Gonzál...

Alejandro González Iñárritu Wins Best Director At The 2015 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

Alejandro González Iñárritu won Best Director at Sunday's Oscars for "Birdman." Iñárritu bested Wes Anderson ("The Grand Budapest Hotel"), Ben...

Wes Anderson Still Hasn't Won An Oscar

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. and Armando Bo took home the Best Original Screenplay prize for their "Bi...

What To Expect From The Oscars Tonight

AP | Posted 02.22.2015 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Oscar movies this year may be small, but they're packing a lot of drama. When the 87th Academy Awards kick off Sunday nigh...

Last-Minute Oscar Predictions To Hold You Over Until Sunday

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.20.2015 | Entertainment

After months of campaigning, prognosticating and hand-wringing over the lack of diversity, the big show is almost here. We'll have a brand new batch o...

My Oscar Predictions

Andy Hoglund | Posted 04.20.2015 | Entertainment
Andy Hoglund

Today, the Oscar race has splinted with many of the top categories still open-ended. If you want to know the winners, search your soul and wait until Sunday. If you want to know my informed predictions? Proceed...

How To Sound Like You Know A Lot About This Year's Oscar Movies

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.19.2015 | Entertainment

With less than a week until the Oscars, chances are you've caught most of the movies you'll manage to see before Sunday's ceremony. Even if awards fat...

Recipes Inspired by the 2015 Oscars Best Picture Nominees

Tori Haschka | Posted 04.19.2015 | Taste
Tori Haschka

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The Art and Power of Film

Darryl Woodard | Posted 04.15.2015 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

Museums such as the Louvre simply would not exist if everyone saw a work of art once, and that's it. Therefore, why would anyone even bother decorating their own house with some art, if only planning to look at it just once? That also, can be the power of film.

How Oscar Front-Runner 'Birdman' Suddenly Soared

Posted 02.13.2015 | Celebrity

On the night of January 24, just as the Producers Guild of America was beginning its annual awards ceremony in Los Angeles, I was at the Sundance Film...