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Lust for Celebrity Gossip: It Isn't "Worship"

Peggy Payne | Posted 07.23.2015 | Entertainment
Peggy Payne

Dare to show even the tiniest spark of interest in royal babies or movie star divorces or Olympic decathlete gender identity and you're likely to be scorned for engaging in "celebrity worship." This is wrong. It isn't worship. Got that, you high-minded righteous pious scoffers?

A Fashion Elite Turns out for 'The True Cost': A Documentary About What We Wear

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.17.2015 | Style
Regina Weinreich

On the high end, the weight of this problem is not heavy, particularly when production is responsive to workers' needs and safety; consumers do not buy as much as is needed to stay competitive in the "fast fashion" business model, where the poor are at risk of deplorable work conditions and low wages to keep churning out goods that no one really needs, and actually makes no one happy.

Reading Jane Austen on the Eve of the Singularity

Rick Rosner | Posted 06.12.2015 | Books
Rick Rosner

Right now, we're in a Jane Austen golden age - a brief window of history in which we have the time and resources to form good marriages (or marriage-like arrangements) and before the science fiction future makes relationships fantastically baroque.

Are You a Biopic Addict Like Me?

Shannon Wrzesinski | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment
Shannon Wrzesinski

Biopics are often the critics favorites as well, frequently proving themselves as Oscar and Golden Globe contenders. Plus, given the variety of biopic categories, there's something on the menu for everyone.

Uncovering The True Cost of Fast Fashion With Livia Firth in Cannes

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I discovered in Cannes the impact that a new business model of fast fashion produces; this 52-seasons a year retail frenzy that affects the poorer parts of our world in such a horrific way.

Why you Should See Kingsman: The Secret Service

Paul Cantor | Posted 05.25.2015 | Entertainment
Paul Cantor

It's one of those sleeper hits, kinda like how John Wick was last year, with a premise and plot so invariably silly and unbelievable that you say, oh wow, this is ridiculous and... kind of amazing?

Zaki's Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service

Zaki Hasan | Posted 04.21.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

When it comes to screen spies, 007 is the undisputed distance champion, and where the failed xXx franchise went wrong was in attempting to take the piss out of the old man without first earning that privilege.

Triumph Goes Number Two All Over Jimmy Fallon's Game

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.13.2015 | Comedy

Oh, so that's what a train wreck looks like. Triumph the Insult Comic Dog and Jack McBrayer are roommates in their new show on Adult Swim, so the t...

Movie Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service -- Bloody Entertaining

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.14.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When James Bond rebooted with Daniel Craig in Casino Royale, the blend of old-school spy tale and modern-action sensibility seemed right -- if still a little restrained. Imagine now what would happen if James Bond were put in the hands of someone who was willing to not just rethink the secret-agent film but blow it up all together.

Colin Firth Doesn't Think Actors Should Insult Their Bad Films

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 02.11.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Colin Firth's IMDB page lists 75 credits for the decorated actor. Most of them are stellar; "The King's Speech" probably tops on the list, having won ...

Colin Firth: 'I've Never Owned' Mr. Darcy Role

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment

In 1994, Colin Firth worked for six months on a miniseries called "Pride and Prejudice," based on Jane Austen's novel, playing the iconic role of Mr. ...

The Pitti Uomo Diaries: It's Raining Men... and Tartans!

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.16.2015 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Everywhere I look in Florence, it seems that no self-respecting fashionist-o is going out without some tartan. The colors aren't the traditional Scottish blues, greens or reds and some may even be tempted to call it tweed, but I insist it's a new kind of tartan.

From Lizzy Bennet to Fanny Price: My Jane Austen Journey

Mackenzie Broderick | Posted 12.18.2014 | Books
Mackenzie Broderick

At age 12, my obliviousness was a survival instinct. As my peers experimented with make-up and clothes, I wore a sports bra to school, my hair frizzing into the stratosphere. Most days were spent doing what I loved best -- reading.

Happy Birthday Colin Firth! The Actor's Great Movie Moments

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

It is said that the truly great actors can disappear into a role. And that's the case with Colin Firth. Ever since he burst onto the screen in the 1984 prep school drama Another Country, he has been devoted to stretching his acting chops.

Moonlight Shows Woody Still Has the 'Magic' Touch

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

The dialogue, the skill of the actors, and the 1920s setting for the story all add to the emotional response drawn from the audience.

From Guardians Of The Galaxy To The Mystery Of Edwin Drood And Way Beyond: A Conversation with THE Rupert Holmes... Plus!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.13.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Rupert Holmes: Well, it's reassuring to know that Phase Three of my Ninety-Year Plan for "The Pina Colada Song" has happened precisely as I planned it. But of course, my life won't be complete until I achieve Phase Four.

Interview on the Red Carpet With Woody Allen

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 09.22.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I was honored to speak with him about his mélange of beauty and sorrow, hope and despair, joy and cruelty, and found him to be incredibly unassuming and vulnerable, answering honestly and candidly about his strengths as an artist.

Woody Allen's Sleight-of-Hand: Magic in the Moonlight

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.17.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Woody Allen is up to his old tricks. Real ones, like pulling a rabbit out of a hat. In previous films he's played the magician role himself, but in Magic in the Moonlight he allows the dreamy Colin Firth to handle the willing suspension of disbelief.

Colin Firth Has 'Conscious Uncoupling' From 'Paddington' Movie

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.19.2014 | Entertainment

Colin Firth has exited "Paddington," where he voiced the titular stuffed bear with the classic red hat. Firth gave the perfect statement to EW.com to ...

RAILWAY MEN: A Film Review

Peter Clothier | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts
Peter Clothier

I could not help but think of that other Burma Railway movie, The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957, directed by David Lean and based on the short story ...

Week in Film: Neighbors, Chef and more

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Neighbors may not be a particularly well-thought-out film (huge third-act problems). But it has some of the biggest sustained laughs of the summer.

The Railway Man: Colin Firth Working on the Railroad

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Patti Lomax never heard of Colin Firth when he came to visit her husband Eric Lomax in Berwick Upon Tweed, their home in the northernmost part of Engl...

The Railway Man Starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman Will Take You on an Unforgettable Trip

Bernard Starr | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment
Bernard Starr

I thought, "Oh yet another prisoner of war film." In its stripped down raw simplicity that's true. But this film will transport you to the hellish inner sanctum of torture experiences like none other -- with an amazing surprise ending.

Reese Witherspoon Headlines West Memphis Three Drama 'Devil's Knot'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.11.2014 | Entertainment

In the new trailer for "Devil's Knot," Reese Witherspoon is haunting as a distraught mother whose son was one of three young boys allegedly killed by ...

7 Romantic Films Men Love

James Russell Lingerfelt | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment
James Russell Lingerfelt

Common threads of a romantic movie a man will watch: The screenplay is written by men, the film is told from the man's perspective and the male lead behaves like a man would in real life and the ending of the film is redemptive.