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Zaki's Review: Pixels

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.23.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It's just aggressively mediocre, and pretty much vanishes from your brainpan as soon as the credits start rolling and you've hit your mental "reset" button on your way out the door. In that sense, I guess it fits right in with the extensive oeuvre of star Adam Sandler.

Chris Columbus Explains The Obstacles To Making A 'Goonies' Sequel

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.21.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Fans of the 1985 cult classic "The Goonies" have been asking for a sequel for years, and Chris Columbus, who wrote the screenplay for the film, unders...

Pac-Man And Donkey Kong Are Out For Blood In The First 'Pixels' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.18.2015 | Entertainment

Last August, a photo circulated in which Peter Dinklage was seen brandishing a mullet and laser cannon on the set of the sci-fi comedy "Pixels." Our i...

Robin Williams, 1983: Even Then, You Could See Life Was A Struggle

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

It's important for me to fall in love with people while I'm interviewing them and writing about them, but there's usually a half-life. After a while, you barely remember them. Robin was different. He made me more vivid to myself, and you don't get that every day.

Here's Every 'Home Alone' Booby Trap Ever!

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 12.23.2013 | Comedy

We can all agree that Kevin McCallister was one very sadistic child, a character trait no doubt caused by his parent's obscene lack of responsibility....

When You Think About It, 'Home Alone' Is Pretty F***ed Up

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.27.2013 | Comedy

How has "Home Alone" been right in front of our faces for the last 20+ years and we've never seen that it's actually "a family film about Stand Your G...

'Gremlins' Remake Gets Green Light

Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment

It looks there will be some midnight feeding going on over the next few months, as the long-rumored "Gremlins" remake could finally happen. Warner ...

Chris Columbus On Being An Author

Posted 04.23.2013 | Books

Hollywood director Chris Columbus (Mrs Doubtfire, Harry Potter) stopped by HuffPost Live this week to talk about his new book, House of Secrets. Ch...

Movie Review: Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, Part 2 - It's Magical

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.11.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

We have now come to the end of a decade-long magical adventure that may constitute the most ambitious feat of both literary and cinematic story-telling in memory, with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2.

Movie review: Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The plot concerns an impending war between Zeus and his brother, Poseidon. Zeus' lightning bolt has been stolen and he blames Poseidon's human offspring. If it isn't returned, by thunder ...

HuffPost Review: I Love You, Beth Cooper

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This film is as painfully unfunny as any movie this summer, or in recent memory. A chimp could have written this script, if he had screenplay software and a "laugh-free teen comedy" program.

Movie Review: I Love You Beth Cooper

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

He may love you, Beth Cooper, but the audience likely won't. Marred by bad acting, an unoriginal premise and characters that are no more interesting than card-board cut-outs, Cooper feels like a spoof of the genre.