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My Big Fat Greek Queer Wedding Wish

Georgia Kolias | Posted 05.23.2016 | Queer Voices
Georgia Kolias

The heterosexual marriage assumption in Greek culture can be suffocating, especially if you grow up realizing that you are Greek and queer.

WATCH LIVE: Actress Nia Vardalos Dishes On 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.24.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Actress and writer Nia Vardalos stops by HuffPost Live to dish on the nuptials we've all been waiting for: "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2."...

Joey Fatone Reveals A Big Fat Gay Secret About His 'Greek Wedding' Character

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.17.2016 | Queer Voices

Joey Fatone said his "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" character will come out of the closet in the smash film's hotly-anticipated sequel. When co-star Gia ...

Prepare For More Portokalos Nuptials With This 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2' Clip

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.09.2016 | Entertainment

There will soon be another big, fat, Greek wedding to behold. In the sequel to the 2002 runaway hit, the elder members of the Portokalos clan -- Gus (...

25 Life Lessons Learned From 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding'

Gabrielle Flank | Posted 12.17.2015 | Entertainment
Gabrielle Flank

One of my all time favorite movies is My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Since The first time I saw the movie when I was five, it has always managed to put a smile on my face. To commemorate the news of the sequel coming out I have complied a list of 25 life lessons I learned from My Big Fat Greek Wedding!

Nia Vardalos And Joey Fatone Have A 'Big Fat Greek' Reunion

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 06.12.2015 | Entertainment

Nia Vardalos and Joey Fatone are all smiles in a new photo from their "Big Fat Greek Wedding" (and, technically, one-fifth *NSYNC) reunion. The duo ar...

'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Sequel Is Really Happening

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 11.11.2014 | Entertainment

"My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2" has its director. Kirk Jones ("Nanny McPhee" and "Waking Ned Devine") is on board to direct the sequel to the 2002 hit co...

8 Terrible TV Shows Based On Movies

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 10.16.2014 | Entertainment

This season, TV networks' programming plan appears to be: reboot every popular movie as a full-length series. Plans for a "Say Anything," remake may h...

Nobody Is More Excited About The 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Sequel Than This Mom

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 05.29.2014 | Weddings

"My Big Fat Greek Wedding" is one of our favorite wedding movies, hands down. So when we heard a sequel was in the works, we were excited -- but not h...

'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Sequel Is In The Works

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.29.2014 | Entertainment

Nia Vardalos wrote a script for a "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" sequel and her co-stars and producers are already on board. Vardalos' 2002 film abou...

The Biggest Movie Milestones Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.07.2013 | Entertainment

Eleven years ago, on May 5, 2002, the Sam Raimi-directed "Spider-Man" swung its way into theaters and shattered box office records, wrapping up $100 m...

5 Wedding Movies To Watch This Weekend

Anne Chertoff | Posted 06.25.2013 | Weddings
Anne Chertoff

Add these movies to your Netflix queue.

LOOK: Nia Vardalos Shares Adorable Moment With Her Husband

Posted 04.18.2013 | Weddings

The star of one of our favorite wedding movies, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," is also one half of an awesome married couple! Nia Vardalos, married to...

The Moment Nia Vardalos Became A Mother

Posted 04.16.2013 | Fifty

I’m watching this curious, sweet little girl. I look up at Ian -- he’s watching her too. I feel like I’ve seen this scene before. Is it because we wanted it so badly, or is it because it feels so natural?

Astoria Characters: The Man Who Makes Cakes

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.26.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

He shrugs his shoulders and adds the words "Happy Birthday Joey," among the few he knows how to write in English, to the cake. He stands back to look at his work. He smiles.

'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Star Talks Chemistry, Motherhood And Plans For A Sequel

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.13.2012 | Fifty

That's the surefire way to kill chemistry in a scene. You have to make sure your actors don't "do it" off-screen. If they don't "do it," then they'll have chemistry on camera.

Jamaica, Farewell Thrills Audiences at the Santa Monica Playhouse

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

A thrill ride from beginning to end, with equal parts suspense and laughter, Jamaica, Farewell has been captivating audiences worldwide for five years and returns to the Santa Monica Playhouse on November 9.

'Big Fat' TV

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 01.04.2012 | Entertainment

UPDATE: ABC Studios is betting big on Nia Vardalos. The studio is developing a star vehicle for the My Big Fat Greek Wedding star. The still untitle...

Apples Or Oranges: We're All Just Fruit

Alex Pattakos | Posted 09.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

By implication, to be Greek or to manifest one's "Greekness" is a potentiality that exists in all of us. We believe this human capacity is inherent in everyone, even if it appears to be dormant, waiting to be unleashed in some way.

HuffPost Review: Larry Crowne

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.29.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Larry Crowne is a stealth comedy, low-key but consistently satisfying. It's a movie that focuses on the power of positivity without getting melodramatic about it.

'Blue Valentine' Got You Down? 9 Functional Movie Couples

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The film "Blue Valentine" is both a critical darling and a scourge of censorship, but everyone seems to agree on one point: Its gritty depiction of a ...

The Joy of Glee

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

What Glee shows us is that viewers still hunger for quality. For originality. For something different. For shows that break the mold and succeed in turning old-fashioned into new-fashioned.

Why Films Under $2m Can't Catch a Break

Jeff Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeff Steele

The reality is, ultra low budget films have to overcome bigger obstacles to achieve lower cash returns.

Huff Post Review: I Hate Valentine's Day

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Who is it that keeps making Nia Vardalos movies? Or is it a sign of impending apocalypse that two such terrible ones have been released in one month?

"Women Don't Go to Movies" -- Huh?

Nia Vardalos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nia Vardalos

A little-known fact: some studios recently decided to no longer make female-lead movies.