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Liam Neeson's 'Taken 4' Parody Trailer Has To Happen For Real

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.15.2015 | Comedy

Liam Neeson's particular set of skills involves a lot more origami than previously thought. On Wednesday, Jimmy Kimmel released a "Taken 4" parody ...

Liam Neeson Says America Has 'Too Many F**king Guns'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment

Liam Neeson voiced his issues with gun ownership in America during a conversation about the recent shooting at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris. ...

'Taken 3' Dominates Weekend Box Office

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 01.11.2015 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After three weeks atop the box office, "The Hobbit" has been taken down by Liam Neeson. "Taken 3" nabbed the top spot at the wee...

Hear Liam Neeson Prank Call Maggie Grace's Ex Boyfriend In His 'Taken' Voice

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.09.2015 | Comedy

Best. Prank. Ever. On Thursday, "Taken 3" star Maggie Grace, who plays Liam Neeson's daughter in the movies, told Conan O'Brien that Neeson is prot...

This Was Even More Intense Than 'Taken'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.08.2015 | Comedy

Liam Neeson has a very particular set of skills when it comes to arm wrestling. On Wednesday, the "Taken 3" actor faced Jimmy Fallon in an arm wres...

The Doha Ajyal Diaries: For the Love of Cinema and Khalil Gibran's The Prophet

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.05.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

This beautiful city, with its azure seas is the epicenter of where I first realized that the stories being told in the region held the potential to unite us and ideally, help save the world.

'Stand Up for What You Care About': The Ajyal Youth Film Festival in Doha

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.28.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

This year the Ajyal Youth Film Festival, in its second edition, is going to be phenomenal, mark my words. The six-day event will kick off with the world premiere of Amber Fares' Speed Sisters, a documentary featuring the stories of Marah, Mona, Betty, Noor and Maysoon -- the first all-woman rally-racing team in the Middle East.

Celebrities Snap Selfies In Bed For Latest Campaign To Help Syrian Children

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 10.14.2014 | Impact

Some celebrities want their privacy. Others take pictures of themselves shirtless in the sheets of their bed and want you to see it -- for a good caus...

I'm a Muslim American Mom. And I'm Sorry.

Yasmina Blackburn | Posted 12.07.2014 | Religion
Yasmina Blackburn

I often figure those who know me from PTA or the bus stop or the grocery store would naturally assume I would condemn criminals and bad guys and extremists of every sort, but apparently, since I'm Muslim, the condemnation has to be signed, sealed and delivered to make it stick.

Entertaining Violence: A Day of Blood, Guts, and Guns, All for Fun!

David Toussaint | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment
David Toussaint

8 a.m. Wake up, pour coffee, get paper. After reading about bloodshed and war, move on to the Entertainment Section for much-needed relief.

Yes, They Made 'Taken 3' And Here's The Trailer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.30.2014 | Entertainment

Liam Neeson famously told a Dublin radio show that he thought a second "Taken" sequel would stretch the limits of disbelief. "I don't think there'll b...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Grading Gotham

Zaki Hasan | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this week's show, we pick apart the premiere episode of Fox's new Batman-minus-Batman TV series, Gotham. We look at what worked, what didn't, and where we hope things go in the weeks ahead.

Movie Review: The Equalizer -- Denzel Kicks Butt Again

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There is always an audience for actors in late middle-age who know how to kick serious ass. Charles Bronson was 53 when he made Death Wish, Liam Neeson was 54 when he did Taken and Clint Eastwood was 73 when he did Gran Torino.

Is Liam Neeson's New Movie Worth Your Money?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.19.2014 | Entertainment

"A Walk Among The Tombstones" is far from perfect. As Vulture's Kyle Buchanan noted on Twitter, the film is severely lacking in female characters who ...

Movie Review: A Walk Among the Tombstones

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.19.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

They used to make films like A Walk Among the Tombstones on a regular basis: mysteries built around flawed heroes, in which character was as important as plot, and action was the catharsis, not the reason for the story itself.

Movie Review: A Walk Among the Tombstones -- Gobble Gobble

Carole Mallory | Posted 11.17.2014 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

In this bestselling mystery written by Lawrence Block , Neeson plays a retired NYPD detective Scudder haunted by demons who has been manipulated in solving the kidnapping of drug king pin Kenny Kristo's (Dan Stevens) wife.

'My Horse For A Kingdom:' Mayor de Blasio and the Tyranny of Denial

Sandi Bachom | Posted 11.04.2014 | New York
Sandi Bachom

After 10 months of filming New York's Greatest Living Icons, the gentle carriage horses, those who love them... and those who hate them, I can say, without equivocation, there is no abuse, no cruelty of any kind, only love...and lots of carrots.

Boyhood Opens BAMCinemaFest and Other Summer Movies: Third Person and Begin Again

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.21.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Wisdom has it, summer is for action thrillers, rom-coms, and other popcorn movies, but this season is particularly rich. Last week's opening night for...

Paul Haggis Speaks in Third Person

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Third Person, which stars Liam Neeson, Olivia Wilde, Adrien Brody and Mila Kunis, among others, is yet another attempt by writer-director Haggis to subvert the expectations of the people who come to see his films.

Week in Film: Third Person, Jersey Boys and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Having never seen the stage version of the jukebox musical on which it was based (in its 10th year on Broadway), I still felt that I was getting a representative feel for that show, as filtered through Eastwood's flinty consciousness. But that doesn't make it a good movie.

Zaki's Review: A Million Ways to Die in the West

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.30.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Yes, it's gross. Yes, it's tasteless. But none of that is a problem if you're making some kind of bold social observation, blazing some new trail, or just plain being funny. Instead, A Million Ways to Die in the West feels like lukewarm leftovers from comedies that got there first and did it better.

'A Million Ways To Die In The West' Does Not Offer A Million Laughs

AP | JOHN DeFORE | Posted 05.29.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seth MacFarlane might've picked a safer place to make his lead-acting debut than "A Million Ways to Die in the West," his directo...

Astoria Characters: The Caterer to the Stars

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.13.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Food has always been the bread of Jonathan's life. Growing up in Smithtown, New York, he watched his parents cook and took charge of most of the meals when they split up and his mother got a full-time job.

Here's What's Missing in the Debate Over Central Park's Horses and Carriages

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 06.30.2014 | New York
Charles A. Birnbaum

Whether the horses and carriages stay or go, this increased congestion will have to be addressed -- it's a matter of public safety and the park's authenticity.

All Reputation Management Tools Are Not Created Equal

John P. David | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
John P. David

An over-reliance on a familiar tool is a concept made famous by American psychologist Abraham Maslow who in 1966 said: "I suppose it is tempting, if t...