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Why AI?

Meia Chita-Tegmark | Posted 01.28.2015 | Technology
Meia Chita-Tegmark

I have come to believe that the reason is that AI engages some of our deepest existential hopes and fears and forces us to look at ourselves in novel, unsettling ways. Even though the ways in which we are forced to face our humanity are new, the issues and questions are old.

Surreal Photos Of Feminine Bodies Expose The Many Roles Women Play (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.29.2014 | Arts

Marjorie Salvaterra's images are immediately cinematic. The surreal, black-and-white photos would seem at home in the universe of "Une Femme Mariée,"...

Lucy, I Heart Huckabees, Her, Transcendence and Being John Malkovich...

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 10.04.2014 | Comedy
J.J. Colagrande

So basically now I'm thinking we're everywhere and nowhere; we're all the same; there is no such thing as time, or at least it's very slippery; today is tomorrow; I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together; AND, to top it all off, we can all live forever.

Living Without 'Her'

Andy Miah | Posted 10.02.2014 | Entertainment
Andy Miah

What makes love so important to us? Why is it so central to our lives? Why do we invest so much of ourselves into its discovery and feel so strongly that our happiness depends on it lasting?

The Top 10 SNL Shorts From This Season

Hulu.com | Posted 07.20.2014 | Comedy
Hulu.com

Season 39 of Saturday Night Live may have come and gone, but the digital shorts will live online forever.

The Best 'Her' Parody Yet

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 03.06.2014 | Comedy

Move over, ScarJo. Comedian Bill Burr makes a much better artificially intelligent operating system in this parody of "Her" from The Flat Earth. ...

'12 Years A Slave' Wins Best Picture At The 2014 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.08.2014 | Entertainment

A little more than six months after "12 Years a Slave" debuted at the Telluride Film Festival, Steve McQueen's slavery drama has been named Best Pictu...

'SNL' Critic Dings Woody Allen

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 03.02.2014 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" brought back 19th century critic Jebidiah Atkinson (Taran Killam), a new Weekend Update favorite, on this week's episode. This t...

Oscar Upsets That Could Actually Happen

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.28.2014 | Entertainment

Many of the categories at Sunday's Academy Awards already seem decided. For instance, if actors Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett, Jared Leto and Lu...

Weeklings!: Why Every Oscar-Nominated Movie Is Terrible (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 04.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

2014-02-28-weeklingsoscarnoms2014small.pngIn this edition of Weeklings!, I tell you everything that's wrong with the Oscar-nominated films of this year. We've only got a week until the big event! Catch up on cynicism now!

And the Winner Is... And What It Says About Us

Jon Eig | Posted 04.29.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

The Best Picture rarely tells us what the best picture is. But it very often gives us a valuable glimpse into what our society is going through at the time of the award. I thought I'd take a stab at describing what a win for each contender would say about our current society.

The Best Oscar Movie Parodies on YouTube

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.27.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

This year's Oscar contenders are ripe for parody -- from Wolf of Wall Street with actual wolves to turning Her into Him starring "Seth Rogen." The ...

Lost and Lonely: Spirituality and the Oscars

Greg Garrett | Posted 04.27.2014 | Entertainment
Greg Garrett

This year the top movies reflect the hopes, fears, and obsessions of their audiences, and so they offer us a chance to reflect on what these films can teach us. As our opening images suggest, one of the primary themes of our current films is one of our current dilemmas: Why do we feel so alone in a world in which it is possible to be connected 24/7?

Jonze's Her and Female Bodies on Film

Nel McDonald | Posted 04.26.2014 | Entertainment
Nel McDonald

Her and the lack of a female body seems less like a feminist victory, and more like the unfortunate end result of an industry thoroughly uncomfortable with the realities of the female form.

Would You Rather Love an OS or a Real Person?

Vicki Larson | Posted 04.20.2014 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

What if your soulmate didn't have a body?

Drift To Sleep With Karen O And Spike Jonze's Stellar 'Moon Song' Performance

Posted 02.13.2014 | Entertainment

Anyone looking for afternoon lullaby should cue up Karen O's latest performance of the Oscar-nominated "Her" track, "The Moon Song." The film's wr...

What If The OS In 'Her' Was HAL 9000 From '2001: A Space Odyssey'?

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 02.12.2014 | Entertainment

In the hit movie "Her," Samantha (Scarlett Johansson), the operating system-turned-girlfriend of Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix), is warm, loving a...

The Power of the Headset -- Inside the WGA Awards

Jose Martinez | Posted 04.06.2014 | Entertainment
Jose Martinez

Bestowed with an All Access badge and a headset, I was able to roam through every nook and cranny of the JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles at the show.

Why Are Some Women (Like Me) So Wildly Happy About Her?

Alexia Parks | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
Alexia Parks

In the end it is not a movie about the end of men. It's about breaking the man trance. It frees us all from everything we thought a relationship should be and uplifts us toward a higher state of living called "joy."

'American Hustle' Loses WGA Award To 'Her'

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Spike Jonze's "Her" and Billy Ray's "Captain Phillips" have earned top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America. Winn...

The Decline and Fall of the Backseat Driver

Francis Levy | Posted 03.30.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Spike Jonze's latest movie Her is about the love affair between a man and a machine, or specifically the voice within a machine. It's what they used ...

Her and Him: Getting Lost in America

John K. Herr | Posted 03.29.2014 | Comedy
John K. Herr

Her tells the story of a man falling in love with a machine ("Been there, done that" say the nation's women.) The movie, nominated for an Academy Awar...

'SNL' And Jonah Hill Made The Best 'Her' Parody Yet

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.27.2014 | Comedy

When you make a movie about our reliance on technology, you can bet that the Internet is going to parody it to death. We've seen countless spoofs of t...

Seth Rogen Is 'Him'?

Posted 01.24.2014 | Comedy

This is probably our favorite "Her" parody yet. If the titular operating system were male, more specifically, if it were the voice of Seth Rogen (rec...

Her

Francis Levy | Posted 03.25.2014 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Spike Jonze's Her is about technologic miscegenation--in this case the love of a man for the operating system or OS of his computer. At one point, Jon...