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This Theory Will Totally Change How You See 'Elf'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.28.2015 | Entertainment

You sit on a throne of lies, Buddy! It's hard to believe "Elf" is already 12 years old. The movie follows man-child Buddy the Elf (Will Ferrell) as h...

8 Ways 'Soul Food' The Movie Perfectly Portrayed Thanksgiving In A Black Family

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 11.19.2015 | Black Voices

This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments...

Movie Producer, Gigi Pritzker, Dishes on the Movie Biz

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.13.2015 | Entertainment
Elysabeth Alfano

What does it mean to be a movie producer? More specifically, what exactly does a movie producer do?

When in the Kasbah of Tangiers, stay in the 007 crew's hotel of choice

Michelle Chaplow | Posted 11.11.2015 | Travel
Michelle Chaplow

In the latest James Bond movie, Spectre, the plot hinges on documents found in the Hotel L'Americain in Tangiers. James (Daniel Craig) and his "Bond G...

New 'Star Wars' Commercial May Reveal Major Secrets

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.31.2015 | Entertainment

C-3PO would say there are pretty good odds there's more than meets the eye in Duracell's new "Star Wars" commercial. The plot of "Star Wars: T...

Back to the (Near) Future

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 10.23.2015 | Science
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

Thirty years to the day after Doc Brown took Marty McFly to the future - I'm in a dome practicing for a trip to Mars. Sadly, we are doing this without the assistance of hoverboards (for now). Happily, our pockets are still in our pants.

Jennifer Lawrence Proves She Means Business In New 'Joy' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.21.2015 | Entertainment

Hollywood wage gaps make no sense, which Jennifer Lawrence perfectly articulated recently in an essay. And for those who still support the g...

Albania Is a Land of Artists

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 10.16.2015 | World
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

Maks Velo is an Architect Painter. The oldest and perhaps best-known among Albania's artists, Mr Velo has recently exhibited his work at the National Art Gallery in Tirana.

Albania Is Land Of Artists (1)

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 10.14.2015 | World
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

Artist Painter Ali Oseku sits down for a half hour and drinks a cup of coffee at 11H00 every morning from Monday through Friday at the beautiful corne...

Jack Black Made The Terrible 'Goosebumps' Rap You've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.08.2015 | Entertainment

Viewer, beware! You're in for a ... '90s flashback? Nerdist calls "Bumps Gonna Goose Ya" -- a new song featuring "Goosebumps" star Jack Blac...

The Week in Movies: The Walk, The Martian

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.01.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The New York Film Festival is underway and two of the biggest commercial titles of the fall are in its lineup. (They also happen to be opening this week). Neither of these lives up to the hype, though I recognize that will be a distinctly minority opinion.

The Transporter Refueled Actress, Loan Chabanol, Opens Her First Solo Art Exhibit in New York

Erica Simone | Posted 09.21.2015 | Arts
Erica Simone

Photograph by Erica Simone If you love the big screen and/or are a savvy art collector, you will definitely want to pay attention to rising Hollywoo...

Why Your Next Bra Could Save Your Life

Barbara Dehn | Posted 09.18.2015 | Impact
Barbara Dehn

What if women in places like India or South America where hospitals and clinics are few and far between but cell phones reach every corner of every village could wear a bra for 12 hours to find breast cancer and the technology wouldn't bankrupt their country?

In What Universe is Idris Elba Not 'Suave' Enough to Be Bond? | Posted 09.02.2015 | Black Voices

Not suave? Has this stooge ever seen Elba? Like, ever in life? Like, even on his worst day? If he hasn't, that's the only plausible explanation for his ridiculous remarks about the actor who first stole our collective heart as Stringer Bell, clingy-sweater-rocking drug kingpin on The Wire.

Danny Trejo: Hollywood Didn’t Want Salma Hayek In This Iconic Role

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 08.24.2015 | Latino Voices

Danny Trejo is enjoying all of the new blood Robert Rodriguez has cast in the television adaptation of his vampiric 1996 cult classic &ldquo...

No Pity Party Here -- Melanie Martinez's Cry Baby Hits #1 on the Alternative Albums Chart

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 08.21.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Melanie Martinez released her debut album, Cry Baby, on August 14th, and it's already topping the charts. With the #1 spot on the Alternative Albums Chart and #4 on the iTunes albums chart, no tears shall be shed anytime soon!

10 Things I Learned from "Straight Outta Compton"

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 08.18.2015 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I saw Straight Outta Compton on opening day. Here are 10 things I learned:

The Ultimate Recap of Wet Hot American Summer to Prep for Netflix Series

Shira Lazar | Posted 07.31.2015 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Getting excited for the Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp Netflix series? Need a refresher on what happens in the movie? Only have limited time? Fear not! Here's everything you need to know -- as narrated by Samm Levine.

8 Times Vivica Fox Slayed The Big Screen

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.30.2015 | Black Voices

This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments...

Ian and Anthony on "SMOSH: The Movie" and Their Sexy Wax Figures

Shira Lazar | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

It's been a big weekend for Smosh's Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox, who were the first guests on our debut episode of the What's Trending Podcast and made it to the top of iTunes with their feature film debut.

Home Alone

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.08.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If Hollywood wants to make another "Home Alone" movie, this time with the Macaulay Culkin character all grown up but no more mature than he was as an 8-year-old in the 1990 original, I would be happy to take the role.

INTERVIEW: Director Mark Christopher on "54"

Wes Hurley | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment
Wes Hurley

17 years after 54 originally opened in theaters, the filmmaker, Mark Christopher, is finally able to share the movie he wanted to make in the first place. 54: The Director's Cut premiered this year in Berlin and continues to be a hit at the film festival circuit.

Mark Ruffalo Talks Openly on the Gene Siskel Film Center Red Carpet

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 06.10.2015 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

From the red carpet, minutes before the ceremony, an understated, thoughtful and genuinely approachable, Ruffalo credited his Catholic upbringing for his progressive thinking and support for the underdog.

Why I'll Never Write The F-Word

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 06.01.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

I've written hundreds of thousands of words during the past 50 years, but I've never written the f-word. I don't need the word to communicate effectively or to get published. The English language is rich with so many other delightful, juicy, descriptive, and provocative words.

'Mad Max: Fury Road' - Stop the Presses! A Woman Edits an Action Film

Margaret Gardiner | Posted 05.24.2015 | Women
Margaret Gardiner

"Filmmaking is not for the faint-hearted," asserts South African-born film editor Margaret Sixel. The mother of two boys, Buda (19), and Tige (15), is one of a growing number of women editing the male domain of action films.