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Dr. Ruth on Sex in The Sessions

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.20.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Based on the true story of Mark O'Brien, a poet who spent much of his time in an iron lung, a result of childhood polio, The Sessions tells of his "first time" at age 38, thanks to the permission he gets from a Catholic priest and the expertise of a sexual surrogate.

Dr. Ruth Demands That Helen Hunt Start Using Contraceptives

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 10.19.2012 | Entertainment

A lively Thursday night screening of "The Sessions" proved to be an engaging mix of serious and silly. On the graver end: John Hawkes, who stars a...

48th Chicago International Film Festival Welcomes the World

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 12.18.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano


Movie Review: The Sessions

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.18.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

As abstracted in Ben Lewin's film, The Sessions, Mark Obrien's tale is one of of a first-time sexual adventurer, launching himself into a world of intimacy he previously thought would be denied to him.

Why 'The Sessions' Is Worth A Trip To The Theater

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 12.16.2012 | Entertainment

Given that it's based on the true story of a man with polio who spends most of his time in an iron lung, "The Sessions" is not as painfully heavy-hand...

Which Well-Known 'St. Elsewhere' Alum Was The Prankster Of The Cast?

Posted 10.11.2012 | TV

Long before "Grey's Anatomy" and "House" ruled the airwaves, another medical soap was one of primetime's heaviest hitters: "St. Elsewhere," which ran ...

The Body: Double Feature

Kevin Sessums | Posted 12.02.2012 | Entertainment
Kevin Sessums

I went to back-to-back screenings on Monday night in New York City that combined to make a very interesting double feature, each playing off the other in moving and intricate ways.

Is This Your 2013 Best Actor Winner?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.29.2012 | Entertainment

When "The Sessions" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January it was called "The Surrogate." There was a time when it was also called "Six Se...

On His 75th Birthday, The Best Jack Nicholson Movies of All Time

John Farr | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

It does not seem quite possible that Jack Nicholson could be turning 75 today. He seems ageless, particularly when you revisit his best films. And that's just what we should all do to mark the occasion.

Sundance Film Receives Huge Ovation, Biggest Sale Of The Festival

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.27.2012 | Home

John Hawkes is no stranger to Sundance. Though he's still not quite a household name, he's managed to achieve a certain indie ubiquity in Park City ov...

John Hawkes: 'Surrogate' Role Left Spine With 'Not Enough Movement'

Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment

John Hawkes is to the Sundance Film Festival what you are to that bar around the corner: dude's a regular. He was in Park City, Utah in 2010 with "Win...

Theater Review: Our Town in Santa Monica

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 03.21.2012 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

Thorton Wilder's play is arguably the greatest work in American dramatic literature. It combines elements of the mundane and universal, the quotidian and the divine, the parochial and the eternal.

'Who Do You Think You Are?' Season 3 Cast Announced

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 01.06.2012 | TV

When NBC's genealogy series Who Do You Think You Are? returns with its third season Feb. 3, a new crop of celebrities will explore their family histor...

PHOTOS: Helen Hunt Paddle Boarding In Hawaii

Posted 11.23.2011 | Celebrity

Hey there, Helen Hunt! The 48-year-old actress isn't photographed out and about too often, but she was spotted having fun while paddle boarding in ...

HuffPost Review: Soul Surfer

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.08.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Director Sean McNamara's roots in TV -- shows such as That's So Raven -- are apparent. Even with Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt and young AnnaSophia Robb as Bethany, Soul Surfer feels like a TV movie.

HuffPost Review: Every Day

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Every Day swims in mock profundity and has the feel of a movie made specifically for a forgiving festival audience. Its good intentions are largely wasted.

Theater Review: "Our Town" With Helen Hunt Still Shines

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Unlike most productions of Our Town, this one comes much closer to the heart of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece.

Mindfulness Meditation and Carl Jung's Red Book

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

Carl Jung put himself into a transcendental state as he wrote his Red Book over many years. How he entered his meditative state is unclear, but he learned how to explore his mind with in its process.

Sandra Bullock Has Been Struck By The Curse Of The Oscars

Andy Pemberton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Pemberton

The curse of the Oscars has struck again. Days after Kate Winslet announced her marriage was over, Sandra Bullock's husband has got caught up in accusations of infidelity.

Addicted to Health Care

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanton Peele

Americans are addicted to health care. They demand more and more of it, at any cost, whatever the consequences.

Oscar Pre-Party: UNICEF's Star-Studded Bash (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Friday night at a UNICEF educational fundraiser, 'Montblanc Signature for Good' held at Paramount Studios, a few dozen celebrities turned out in suppo...

How Helen Hunt Got Salman Rushdie To Give Her A Sonogram

NY Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Helen Hunt's new movie, Then She Found Me, is full of stars like Bette Midler and Matthew Broderick (whom she used to date), so when her character in ...

Helen Hunt Opens Up About Her Well-Received Directorial Debut

Entertainment Weekly | Gregory Kirschling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Wondering why you haven't seen much of Helen Hunt lately? For the past 10 years, the Academy Award-winning actress has been fighting to get her direct...