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My Favorite Year: The Pop Culture Peak That Was 1984

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.

For Imagineer Joe Lanzisero, Hong Kong Disneyland's Mystic Manor Is a High Point of His Career

Jim Hill | Posted 06.07.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It's this skillful mix of special effects, music, storytelling and ride systems that has made Mystic Manor the talk of the themed entertainment industry ever since this new HKDL attraction first opened back on May 17, 2013.

Classical Music 101b: There's Nothing to Worry About

John Mauceri | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
John Mauceri

The question that remains, and which I shall attempt to answer, is "What happened to classical music?"

Classical Music 101a:Why There's Nothing to Worry About

John Mauceri | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
John Mauceri

I want to offer a few general thoughts about music - what we call classical music and what it actually is - free of politics and free of esthetic evaluations--and the latter frequently acting as a mask for the former.

AFI Post Fest Review: Silver Linings Playbook

Tony Bartolone | Posted 01.19.2013 | Entertainment
Tony Bartolone

The only formulaic slop more tired than sports movies are romantic comedies, but by some miracle David O. Russell seamlessly pulls off both at the same time without it feeling tired or formulaic.

WATCH: When Great Artists Collaborate

Posted 11.23.2011 | Arts

You know the saying: they go together like peanut butter and jelly... spaghetti and meatballs... Christian Louboutin and David Lynch. When two big bra...

From Conan The Barbarian to 300, Watchmen, Rob Zombie and Beyond: Chatting With Film Composer Tyler Bates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.09.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Cirque du Soleil's Iris Coming to Hollywood

Jay Weston | Posted 08.17.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Thursday, June 16th, was Cirque du Soleil Day in LA. They have revealed in a 'sneak' preview their new, first-time-ever-in-L.A. permanent show, a journey through the world of cinema called Iris.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Mali Elfman on Do Not Disturb

Dan Persons | Posted 08.03.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Shot on the proverbial shoestring over seven quick production days, Do Not Disturb is a curious little anthology film with some interesting names attached.

'Tim Burton' Opens At LACMA

Posted 07.31.2011 | Arts

This weekend the "Tim Burton" exhibit opened at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Previously at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the exhibit'...

Monday Madness: Chatting with Rob Zombie, Danny Elfman, Devo's Gerald Casale and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.22.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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HuffPost Video Exclusive: Only Son's "It's A Boy," Plus Conversations With Tom Higgenson of Plain White T's, Cake's John McCrea, and The Cult's Ian Astbury

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

NYC-based songwriter Jack Dishel discusses his new music video for "It's a Boy," premiering on the Huffington Post today: "I've always been interested in the way that technology and human beings relate to one another."

White Light/White Heat: A Fan's Playlist For The Great Betty White

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's one lifelong fan's loving playlist for this enduring comedy icon who turns our world on with her own "White Light/White Heat" -- the one and only Betty White.

Dog Ears Music: Volume Eighty-Eight

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

Danny Elfman has taken the art of film scoring to another level, earning a Grammy, an Emmy and four Oscar nominations.

Monday Music Quarterback

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

As you're recovering from the joyful overkill that was this year's Comic-Con, take a few moments to catch-up on a handful of the more interesting new press releases.

Terminating the Darkness: Hope Floats, but Anxiety Abides

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Is the era of the dark comic book movie fable coming to an end? Or is it more a matter of a spate of seemingly underperforming dark would-be blockbusters?

Dog Ears Music: Holiday Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

A comprehensive set of holiday music recommendations from Dog Ears Music, including Otis Redding, Spike Jones, The Klezmonauts, Keith Richards, Run-DMC, Dolly Parton, The Beach Boys, and many more.

Battling Our Greatest Fear

Danny Elfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Elfman

Many McCain supporters and undecided voters feel the same discomfort level that I do with Sarah Palin. They are the ones who I wanted to connect with.

Seth Colter Walls

President Palin Is Danny Elfmann's "Greatest Fear"

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Famous Hollywod composer Danny Elfmann has worked on a lot of creepy movies (most of them by Tim Burton). But in a new ad produced for the last week o...