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Santa Barbara International Film Festival Opens With Heart

Sally Fay | Posted 02.09.2016 | Entertainment
Sally Fay

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival opened Wednesday night with long lines, heightened security and enthusiastic attendance. The Opening N...

The Unforgettable Role Jeff Bridges Almost Passed Up

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.15.2016 | OWN

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The Exact Moment Jeff Bridges Decided To Commit To Acting

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.06.2016 | OWN

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Nobody Loves Kong: Temple of Bad Discusses Dino De Laurentiis' King Kong

Dan Persons | Posted 12.29.2015 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the film that changed the entertainment industry as we know it, the film that rewrote the rules on action entertainment, that dazzled audiences with its innovative special effects, that forever lodged in popular culture the notion that exciting adventures awaited audiences a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away.

Photo Captures A Hollywood Superstar's Fateful First Meeting With His True Love

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 12.07.2015 | OWN

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So That's Why Jeff Bridges Always Seems So Relaxed And Happy

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 12.03.2015 | OWN

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Celebs Finally Read Mean Tweets Live

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.23.2015 | Comedy

This probably deserves all your retweets, forever. Since "Mean Tweets" is pretty much everyone's favorite segment on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," t...

Go Strawless

Katherine Meadowcroft | Posted 09.02.2015 | Green
Katherine Meadowcroft

Have we already heard enough about plastic pollution? No, on the contrary I believe we have become inured to the problem. Stop. Think. Do I need this straw, this bag, this little red stir stick, this little plastic green grass with my sushi, or that bottle of water?

Cinema's Hidden Pearls: Part I

Alex Simon | Posted 06.28.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Hidden pearls exist in the world of movies, as well: films that, in spite of being brilliantly crafted and executed, never got the audience they deserved beyond a cult following.

Hollywood Has Met the Enemy, and He Is Us

Frank H. Wu | Posted 05.22.2015 | Entertainment
Frank H. Wu

A new storyline is emerging in Hollywood blockbusters: The revolution of the malcontents has replaced the revolution of the idealists. (Spoiler warning: This blog ruins the surprise of the movies mentioned.)

The Last Five Years' Richard Lagravanese: How Glee Made His Film Possible

Brandon Judell | Posted 04.25.2015 | Arts
Brandon Judell

With The Last Five Years, Lagravanese was aiming small. He wasn't seeking out the mall crowds but that bijou contingent of folks who can tell the difference between Kelli O'Hara and Patti Lupone.

Two Leading Oscar Nominees Go "Kerplunk"

Brandon Judell | Posted 04.13.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

Of course, since this is a Wachowski offering, the visuals are frequently stunning in an overwhelming manner, and scene after scene is quite entertaining. There is a problem, though, with the casting.

Movie Review: Seventh Son, Fore Shame Jeff Bridges

Carole Mallory | Posted 04.11.2015 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

I was happy I had seen Seventh Son as its views of Canada and China filmed in IMAX are unforgettable. If a medieval fantasy film is your genre, grab it- - just restrain yourself from throwing popcorn at the screen every time Jeff Bridges opens his mouth.

Jeff Bridges Just Proved He Really Is The Dude

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.06.2015 | Comedy

Jeff Bridges is the Dude, and, well, that's not just like our opinion, man. Bridges joined Conan O'Brien on Thursday night to talk about his new fi...

Erin Whitney

Jeff Bridges Still Has The Jelly Sandals From 'The Big Lebowski'

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.06.2015 | Entertainment

Jeff Bridges has been a lot of things: a stoner who loves bowling, a boxer, a computer programer, a country musician and even a ghost-hunting dead U.S...

How To Fall Asleep Like Jeff Bridges

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Take it from The Dude himself: "You gotta sleep, man." That was Jeff Bridges' advice to HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri on Monday about the necessi...

The Buddhist Message In 'The Big Lebowski'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.02.2015 | Religion

At a party about 15 years ago, Jeff Bridges found himself seated between spiritual leaders Bernie Glassman and Ram Dass, which led to an unexpected co...

Jeff Bridges Has 'Plenty' Regrets About 'The Giver'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment

Jeff Bridges spent 20 years developing the big-screen adaptation of "The Giver," and ultimately he had to give up some of his control to get it into t...

Sasha Bronner

Jeff Bridges Is All Cool With 'The Giver,' Here's Why

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 09.11.2014 | Entertainment

Jeff Bridges spent exactly 18 years developing the film “The Giver,” an adaptation of Lois Lowry's beloved dystopian children’s book by the same...

How The Giver Gets It Wrong

Charles Alexander | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment
Charles Alexander

The Giver is off the point in 2014. Yes, our current governments aren't good for us. But the answer is not less government and fewer rules. We need strong, independent governments that can be an effective counterweight to the increasing power of corporations.

Blockbuster vs. Indie Showdown: The Giver vs. Lucy vs. Mood Indigo

Tracey Harnish | Posted 10.28.2014 | Entertainment
Tracey Harnish

I present a series of film reviews where two films that have nothing to do with each other go head-to-head for a showdown. Bigger is not always better, but then again, sometimes it is.

The Giver - an Intense Film About the Effects of Accepting the Good and Bad Memories of Life

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 10.18.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

This movie is very captivating. I had my eyes glued to the screen the whole time, not wanting to miss a second of the story. I was so excited to see this movie because The Giver is one of my favorite books and I think the movie is just as good, although a bit different.

Author of The Giver Talks About the Writing Process, Adaptations, Streep, and Bridges

Quora | Posted 10.22.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

I sit alone in a room every day and do my work, and that's what I love doing. I enter the lives of these characters that I know are fictional and have appeared in my imagination.

Jeff Bridges and Brenton Thwaites: Rememberers for Hire -- Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of The Giver

Dan Persons | Posted 10.21.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

I had my concerns about The Giver, another teen-oriented film from the Weinstein Company. Serving as definite counter-balance to my trepidations: the presence at the helm of Phillip Noyce. Turns out my faith was not ill-founded.

The Giver -- A Future that Evokes a Cinematic Past

Annette Insdorf | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

The Giver makes the knowledge of history a precondition for freedom. In a very American tradition, it valorizes memory and passion above serenity and predictability.