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Tom Hanks-Inspired Art Gets Its Own 'Big' Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.09.2015 | Arts

Tom Hanks, once typecast for his ability to bring heartwarmingly comedic characters to life onscreen, has become somewhat of a Renaissance man. He&rs...

Play It Again, Sam

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.11.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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11 Classic Movies Sexier Than 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 02.05.2015 | Fifty

Next week, fans of EL James' erotic novel Fifty Shades Of Grey will be out in droves to see the film version starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson....

Movies on the Radio! - Lend Me Your Ears

Steven Paul Leiva | Posted 04.04.2015 | Entertainment
Steven Paul Leiva

Movies are no longer a curiosity. But being the big art elephant in our culture they are certainly worthy of our curiosity, the desire to understand how they came about, how they were made, what makes them work, and what makes them work on us.

Your Ultimate Guide to the 10 Best Holiday Movies of All Time

AskMen.com | Posted 01.21.2015 | Entertainment
AskMen.com

Family and friends are pretty good, too, but I'm pretty sure we need to make sure you have your viewing schedule lined up for all those free hours in between meals.

WATCH: Teen Recreates Classic Movie Scenes With Legos

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.14.2014 | Teen

While the rest of us were out building basic houses with Legos, 15-year-old Morgan Spence was hard at work using the iconic plastic blocks to replicat...

Could This Be the Most 'Perfect' Movie Ever Made?

David Macaray | Posted 12.04.2014 | Entertainment
David Macaray

Everybody's got their personal list of great movies, and I'm no exception, although I confess to being a bit more of a nitpicker than most. That said, there is one movie that I would argue is the most "perfect" film ever made. How does it achieve perfection?

9 Top Movies to Put You in That Autumn Mood

John Farr | Posted 11.30.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

Filmmakers can't resist all that color or the movement of falling leaves, with deep nostalgia swiftly evoked in a few frames of swirling red and gold. Regardless of plot, cast or dialogue, the unsung hero of the autumnal movie is the cinematographer.

Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws': A Reappraisal

Michael Darer | Posted 10.04.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Darer

Who'd have thought that Bruce -- Spielberg's nickname for the multiple animatronic sharks whose mechanical issues almost sunk the production -- could still make us all so afraid to go in the water.

My Reel Dad

Doug Bradley | Posted 07.14.2014 | Fifty
Doug Bradley

Until cancer got the better of him five years ago, my dad's evening ritual was a good meal with my mom, a glass of wine and a movie, the two of them cuddled together on the couch like a couple of dreamy teenagers.

The One Crazy Activity That Will Bond Your Teens For Life

Julie Fingersh | Posted 07.07.2014 | Fifty
Julie Fingersh

Years ago, my husband introduced our kids to the concept of watching a few select movies over and over and over again. Having been raised at the altar of productivity, I saw this activity as a colossal waste of time, bordering on sinful.

He Put on a Show: A Memory of Mickey Rooney

David S. Simon | Posted 06.08.2014 | Entertainment
David S. Simon

Mickey Rooney was not just a star. He was one of the grand, anointed MGM stars whose constellation featured the greatest talent ever assembled on any soundstage.

On the Waterfront: Eva Marie Saint and Why the 1954 Best Picture Oscar Winner Is Still a Classic 60 Years Later

Govindini Murty | Posted 05.01.2014 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

This year marks the 60th Anniversary of On the Waterfront, the winner of the Best Picture Oscar for 1954. In honor of this weekend's Oscars, we're taking a look at what still makes this film such a timeless classic.

9 Classic Movies That You'd Never Be Able To Explain To Kids Today

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment

The sweeping technological advancements of the past decade have become instant staples in our day-to-day lives. We feel naked without our smartphones,...

Oscar, Esquire: Legal Films and the Academy Awards

Adam Banner | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Adam Banner

No doubt, selecting "the best law film" is highly dependent on one's personal preferences and even the general mood of the public at the time a film is released. So let's see what Oscar has to say about the best trial films since the inception of the Academy Awards.

PHOTOS: If Classic Movies Starred Black Actresses

www.upworthy.com | Posted 02.17.2014 | Black Voices

Why can't we have movie classics with leading black women where they doesn't play slaves or a maids?...

All Of Hollywood's Biggest Blockbusters In One Video

Posted 02.15.2014 | Entertainment

It's been 100 years since Hollywood's first feature, "The Squaw Man," opened in theaters. Since then, cinema has blossomed into a multibillion-dollar ...

Spend Your Wintry Day Binge-Watching These Classic Movies

Posted 02.13.2014 | Entertainment

If Netflix doesn't satisfy your craving for vintage cinema, we suggest you give Warner Archive Instant a try. The collection of rare and forgotten fil...

Willy Wonka Remix Is Cer-azy Sweet

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.13.2014 | Arts

The 1971 classic, "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" might have gotten a Tim Burton remake, but it was still due for a Pogo remix. Watch and li...

WATCH: This 'Antiques Roadshow' Clip Will Give You Back Your Childhood

Posted 12.23.2013 | HuffPost Home

You thought those ratty old stockings your mom has been hanging since 1985 were the ultimate throwback to Christmas past, imagine looking through your...

Did It's a Wonderful Life Get It Wrong?

Todd Klick | Posted 02.10.2014 | Entertainment
Todd Klick

George's decision thwarts Mr. Potter's greedy attempts to control Bedford Falls, and improves the lives of George's family and friends. But what is the cost to George and the rest of us when we let our heart's desire wither and die?

Proust's Popcorn: The Oriental Landmark Theater

Daron Hagen | Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts
Daron Hagen

There's a splendid, self-sufficient egoism in being young. Closed about with unearned affection from parents who will love you no matter how selfishly or casually you behave, you're free to indulge independence and individualism.

6 Iconic Moments That Changed Film

Posted 10.28.2013 | Books

The following is an excerpt from David Thomson's "Moments that Made the Movies" [Thames & Hudson, $39.95]. The book explores iconic scenes in both cla...

The 10 Best Movie Scenes Of All Time

Anouska Stahlmann | Posted 08.22.2013 | Teen
Anouska Stahlmann

There are some scenes that break your heart. There are some scenes that grip you and have you on the edge of your seat. There are those scenes that make your heart melt. There are those scenes that make you feel, cry, laugh and "aww."

'Movies Were An Escape For My Father'

Doug Bradley | Posted 08.15.2013 | Fifty
Doug Bradley

My father loved movies. The tiny apartment he shared with my mom was inundated with more than 1,000 movies on tape and DVD, films he'd carefully catalogued and conscientiously cross-referenced by title, director and actor.