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'I Think We Invented God'

Posted 06.08.2012 | Entertainment

Does playing God onscreen give you unique insight into deity? The Science Channel seems to think so: It cast Morgan Freeman as the host of its new ser...

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.

Late Bloomers: Hollywood Stars Who Made It Big After Age 50

Pat Gallagher | Posted 07.29.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Everybody has to pay their dues before they make it to the top. Here are a few high-profile celebrities (past and present) who twisted in the wind for a few years before they became famous and/or eligible for a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

WATCH: Weird Al Confuses Michael Cera And Jesse Eisenberg

Posted 05.01.2012 | Comedy

Another episode of "Face to Face with 'Weird Al' Yankovic" has gone up on the Nerdist YouTube channel, and once again, Al gets some pretty odd respons...

What Did Morgan Freeman Tell Batman In New 'Dark Knight Rises' Pic?

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 04.13.2012 | Entertainment

Warner Bros. has released a plethora of new photos from one of the most anticipated films of the summer, "The Dark Knight Rises." One of these photos ...

Linguine, Literature and Laughter

Charlie Carillo | Posted 05.27.2012 | Books
Charlie Carillo

My career as a writer leads me to the conclusion that three "L" words make life worth living: Linguine, literature and laughter. In this video you'll see how to make a good red sauce for linguine, while hearing crazy stories about literature.

WATCH: Morgan Freeman Talks Hostile Aliens On 'Through The Wormhole'

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 03.06.2012 | Science

Are we alone in the universe? That simple but deeply provocative question about the existence of extraterrestrial life lies at the heart of a new epis...

WATCH: Shawshank Redemption Meets We Bought a Zoo

Greg Voakes | Posted 04.01.2012 | Comedy
Greg Voakes

So when you feel that life is getting too repetitive, don't go out and buy a zoo like everybody else, let your hair down and do the right thing -- Buy a jail.

Red Tails Takes a Nose Dive

Carole Mallory | Posted 03.24.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Racism in the Army during WWII. Who thinks about this? Who talks about this? Yet segregation was thriving in war torn skies over Europe. Tuskegee Ai...

Morgan Freeman Talks Bumpy Start In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 01.20.2012 | TV

Morgan Freeman was honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award earlier this week at the Golden Globes, but his career wasn't always o...

For Black History Month, Ten Key Films on the African-American Experience

John Farr | Posted 05.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

With Martin Luther King's birthday just past us, and Black History month coming up, the time seems right to celebrate those invaluable films that shed light on the black community's long struggle for equal rights in this country.

Golden Globes Rundown: Come and Get It, Woody

Lelia Nebeker | Posted 03.17.2012 | TV
Lelia Nebeker

Ricky Gervais kicks things off, poking fun at host network NBC, reading the rules he'll be ignoring, and sharing too much information about his penis. Ricky insults Helen Mirren. (Is that legal? Can you do that as a British citizen?)

Morgan Freeman's Lost Children's Show Casket Video!

Posted 03.16.2012 | Entertainment

As part of the presentation for Morgan Freeman's Cecil B. DeMille Golden Globe award for career achievement, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association p...

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Dee Rees On Hollywood's Race Problem | Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts

For all the talk of "liberal Hollywood," diversity is not among the movie industry's strengths. Dee Rees, the director of "Pariah," a semi-autobiog...

WATCH: Morgan Freeman Teaches You To Rhyme

Zoë Triska | Posted 02.03.2012 | Books
Zoë Triska

When I was a kid, I thought great poetry had to rhyme. Poetry without rhyme was NOT poetry. It was filth, and I wanted nothing to do with it.

Thanks And Giving Family Of Stars: Morgan Freeman

Posted 01.08.2012 | Women

The acclaimed actor Morgan Freeman has joined the St. Jude Thanks and Giving Family of Stars, appearing in a commercial to promote the hospital and it...

Thanks And Giving Family Of Stars

Posted 01.08.2012 | Women

A number of sports and entertainment figures have joined the St. Jude Thanks and Giving Family of Stars by appearing in TV commercials to promote the ...

Why Dolphin's Tale Deserves to Be Number 1 at the Box Office

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.04.2011 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

While this dolphin who lost her tail in a crab trap has irrefutable spirit and courage, it was the message behind the film, which inspired me to sit down and write my thoughts.

The Power of a Letter

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 11.27.2011 | Impact
Michel D. Kazatchkine

Together, we are now saving more than one million lives every year. Each of those lives is someone who can then have a healthy, productive future and go on to take care of their family and community.

WATCH: Herman Cain Responds To Morgan Freeman Criticizing Tea Party As Racist

Posted 11.25.2011 | Politics

During an appearance on Fox News on Saturday, Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain weighed in on critical remarks recently made by Oscar-winn...

Weekend Box Office: Moneyball Sets Record for Baseball Pic, Comes in Second to Lion King 3D Anyway. Taylor Lautner's Abduction and Statham's Killer Elite Open Low

Scott Mendelson | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Unless Moneyball completely collapses for reasons unknown, Brad Pitt is (deservedly) guaranteed to receive a Best Actor Oscar nomination, and he is quickly looking like one of the front-runners to win.

Morgan Freeman: Tea Party Is Racist, They're Out To Get Obama

Posted 11.23.2011 | Entertainment

Morgan Freeman laid down the chips on the Tea Party in a new interview with Piers Morgan that is due to air Friday night. The Oscar-winning actor s...

Play Enacting Prop 8 Trial Debuts At Same Time Video Of Trail Is Released

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.20.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- A play based on last year's federal court fight over California's gay marriage ban made its Broadway debut on Monday night with an all-sta...

Another Star Joins Morgan Freeman, John Lithgow In Prop 8 Play

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- Producers have revealed the glittering final cast list for a new Broadway play about the legal battle over same-sex marriage in California...

Rescued Baby Dolphin Now Stars In Film With Harry Connick Jr., Morgan Freeman

AP | MITCH STACY | Posted 11.12.2011 | Green

CLEARWATER, Fla. — The little injured dolphin they called Winter couldn't have come along at a better time for the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, a...