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The Dubai Film Festival Diaries: Why I Come Back to DIFF Time and Time Again

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.08.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

This year, I came to Dubai with a chip on my shoulder. I think watching from afar as the Arab world self implodes and decisions are made based on the ...

Movie Review: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel -- Checking out

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.05.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

No one wants to be deemed second-best, yet there it is, right in the title of the film: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. The result when you succumb to sequel-itis: Let's take this delightful little surprise hit and try to duplicate its success without doing anything original. 

Whoa! Did 'Madden NFL 15' Rip Off Conan's Signature Move?

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.27.2015 | Comedy

This might need to go to instant replay. EA Sport's latest installment in its Madden franchise includes plenty of changes, but on Monday Conan O'Br...

Hamptons Journal: Anthony Bourdain and 'Masters of Sex' on Authors' Night

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.10.2014 | Books
Regina Weinreich

At Guild Hall, when Florence Fabricant asked CNN's Anthony Bourdain at a recent Q&A, which country was most surprising, he quickly answered Iran. Most Americans have not been there, and I seized a moment of opportunity.

'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Is Up And Running Again

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.07.2014 | Entertainment

Attention all sequels coming out in 2015: Don't even try to be clever with your titles. "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" already has you beat. ...

The Madden Curse Is Not a Glitch

Dan Karpuc | Posted 08.10.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

Every NFL offseason, video game fans from around the United States and beyond await the next installment of EA Sports' Madden NFL video game. However, the "Madden Curse" is a phenomenon that has been risen over the past half-decade.

Steven Spielberg Will Direct Adaptation Of Beloved Roald Dahl Story

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.26.2014 | Entertainment

Roald Dahl's novels have remained a steady source of big-screen success, and now Steven Spielberg is set to bring "The BFG" to theaters, according to ...

Dealing With a Horrible Fantasy Football Team

Jordan Hart | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Jordan Hart

This was going to be the year. You read countless blogs. You bought $200 worth of strategy guides. You watched NFL network for two hours each night before bed. And what did all of that get you? An embarrassing 1-4 record.

What These Summer Movies Get Right About Aging

Michael Hodin | Posted 07.31.2012 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

Like The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Red is a movie that only makes sense in a world undergoing the most dramatic demographic transformation in human history.

'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Has Oscar Heat

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.04.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

At last a film celebrating the last years of life in blazing glory set in the joyful splendor of Udaipur, India. The writing is witty and quick, while the scenery is lush with an abundance of flowers in bold primary colors.

Movie review: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.03.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is the kind of movie they seldom make anymore -- except in England. When they try to do it in America, you wind up with something like Garry Marshall's New Year's Eve -- or worse.

Whats Your Fantasy?

Sharief Easterling | Posted 02.14.2012 | Black Voices
Sharief Easterling

Professional sports mania is as American as apple pie. Religiously, we buy jerseys, pack stadiums, and congregate around TVs to root for our favorite players and teams. These traditions have been passed down for generations -- so why has Generation X detached?

HuffPost Review: The Debt

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.29.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Set in two different eras, with two different trios playing the same characters, The Debt is gripping and gritty, a thriller that breeds genuine excitement in both of the time periods in which it is set.

Jordan Zakarin

Cashing 'Debt': The Subtle Drama Of Jessica Chastain & Sam Worthington | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 10.17.2011 | Entertainment

It is counter-intuitive, at this point in modern cinema, for perhaps the most tension-filled moment in an action-packed thriller to come during the sp...

Legendary NFL Coach Slams Mike Singletary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Mike Singletary, San Francisco 49ers head coach, spent some time during their 27-24 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night yelling at quarter...

Madden 3D: Nintendo 3DS To Feature Football Video Game

Bleacher Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Sitting four rows back from the stage, I had a great view of the entire presentation, but after the announcement of the Nintendo 3DS, President and Ch...

Jack Tatum, "The Assassin," Is Dead. What Is the Future of Football?

Simon Maxwell Apter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Simon Maxwell Apter

Tatum's death comes just as the NFL is beginning to begrudgingly address its issues with player safety and his legacy provides an interesting platform from which to look at the future of football.

Patrick Kane Apologizes For Shirtless Photo Flap

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane apologized for the shirtless photos of himself and his teammates that surfaced this week, telling reporters it...

New York Jets Sing John Madden Karaoke On Jimmy Fallon (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York Jet players Dustin Keller, Kerry Rhodes, and Jerricho Cotchery dropped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night to sing some remixed John M...

Tom Brokaw Remembers Tim Russert: The John Madden Of Political Journalism

New York Times | Tom Brokaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Dan Rather came of age wanting to be the next Edward R. Murrow, the cerebral and stylish godfather of broadcast journalism. The late Peter Jennings se...

Sports on TV Better with the Sound Off

Dave Hollander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dave Hollander

Enough with the announcers; we'll take our own journey and become an informed and engaged sports viewership that doesn't need escalating audio-visual effects to enjoy what it's watching.