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Inside A Chinese Coding Boot Camp

The Huffington Post | Matt Sheehan | Posted 12.29.2015 | World

ZHONGGUANCUN, Beijing -- In this fluorescent-lit classroom in northwest Beijing, a bespectacled Chinese man who calls himself Shrek is doing his part ...

New Shrek Adventure Theme Park Hits London, Next to the London Eye

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 11.13.2015 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

London is full of terribly old things, like Big Ben and Buckingham Palace, but just recently, a new Shrek Adventure! London has arrived, next to the London Eye.

'Harry Potter', 'Jurassic Park', 'Avengers' and 14 Other Multi-Billion Dollar Movie Franchises

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.20.2016 | Business

The highest-grossing movie franchises measure their earnings in the billions of dollars -- and that is often just from the box office ticket sales. Here is a look at some of the most successful 17 film franchises in history based on domestic gross box office earnings reported by Box Office Mojo.

Watch A Video Of Chris Farley Voicing The Original Shrek

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.14.2015 | Entertainment

Today we know Shrek as the giant ogre voiced by Mike Myers. What many don't know, however, is that Chris Farley was originally cast to voice the anima...

Meet The Man Rumored To Have Inspired Shrek

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.29.2014 | Weird News

The real-life inspiration for the animated character Shrek might just be a man nicknamed "The French Angel." Known formally as Maurice Tillet, a Ru...

'Shrek 5'?

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 02.26.2014 | Entertainment

It's been four years since “Shrek Forever After" premiered, and it now looks like a fifth installment in the Shrek franchise might be in the pipelin...

Movie Review: Winter's Tale

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Helprin's book is a tad precious, but Goldsman has no trouble shmaltzing it up in a way that undercuts the magic, while calling attention to the massive effort he needs to create the kind of wizardry that Helprin can do with a sentence or two.

Why 'Frozen' Now Ranks Alongside 'The Lion King' And 'Aladdin'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.19.2013 | Entertainment

First, "Frozen" became a massive box-office success; now, it ranks among the most popular animated-movie soundtracks of all time. It's only the 10th s...

Notes on a Kidney Stone: Hug Your Mothers

Jason Kitchen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jason Kitchen

I'm not cut out for pain, suffering, nuisance -- really anything that might damper glee or merriment. This is why, when I recently discovered I had a kidney stone by virtue of excruciating pain. Nay, it hurt like f**king hell.

Shrek The Dog's Recovery Story Has A Rough Beginning But A Disney Ending

Posted 10.28.2013 | Good News

"The Story of Shrek" is one that begins with cruelty and ugliness, but ends with love and beauty. When Brenda Gough's husband first spotted the do...

Creepy Or Uncanny?

Posted 07.29.2013 | Comedy

Jack Nicholson is a popular pick amongst even the most amateur impersonators. And while Quinton Kappel's Nicholson is spot on, so are the other 104 of...

PHOTOS: This 'Shrek'-Themed Wedding Is Intense

Posted 03.06.2013 | Weddings

Lots of brides hope to feel like a princess on their wedding day. But one bride bucked tradition when she chose a rather unusual princess to emulate -...

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone In 2013

Bill Marriott | Posted 03.06.2013 | Travel
Bill Marriott

Stepping out of your comfort zone is important in life. I've tried to seek adventure and excitement; that's why I love to travel. But as we grow older, we get cautious. Here's why we shouldn't.

WATCH: Zach On Broadway?!

Posted 07.30.2012 | Comedy

Zach Galifianakis is making the press rounds lately to promote his first big starring role in a non-Todd Phillips movie, "The Campaign." One of his st...

First Nighter: Brian d'Arcy James an Overnight Sensation at 54 Below

David Finkle | Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Brian d'Arcy James is doing his effervescent best to prove the opening season of cabaret room 54 Below is as significant a boost to the unfairly marginalizated genre as Manhattan has seen in many an entertainment year.

Happy Birthday, Mike Myers!

Posted 05.25.2012 | Fifty

Party on! Comedian Mike Myers turns 49 today. Born in Scarborough, Ontario, Myers got his start on Saturday Night Live in 1988. On the show, Myers ...

Are Harry And Sally Still Married?

Jane L. Rosen | Posted 06.25.2012 | Divorce
Jane L. Rosen

Perhaps that pair that we yearn to emulate are not even together by the time their movie is available on Netflix.

Smash, Shrek Star Brian d'Arcy James on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 01.17.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Bazer

Few people know more about both the making of a Broadway musical and making it as an actor on Broadway than Brian d'Arcy James.

Movie Review: Puss in Boots 3D

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.26.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Puss in Boots 3D is about what you'd expect -- a two-dimensional comedy shown with technology to make you believe you're seeing something you're not. And one of the things you're not seeing -- or, rather, hearing -- is witty dialogue.

¡ASK A MEXICAN!: Shrek Mascots and Redistricting

Gustavo Arellano | Posted 11.30.2011 | Latino Voices
Gustavo Arellano

Why do Mexican business owners hire people dressed as Shrek to advertise their business?And why do Mexicans want to redistrict political boundaries in their favor?

First Nighter: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark Turns Nothing On

David Finkle | Posted 08.20.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

It's as if a huge state-of-the-art factory has been built to produce one small bells-and-whistles toy that awes children of some ages for a few minutes before they lose interest.

HuffPost Review: Rango

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Visually, Gore Verbinski's Rango is so stunning and clever that you can almost forgive it for the fact that, really, it's just not very funny. Almost.

HuffPost Interview: Director Kelly Asbury of Gnomeo and Juliet

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Why gnomes? Why not gnomes?, says Kelly Asbury? The result is a computer-animated comedy aimed at children and adults, using Shakespeare's romantic tragedy as the jumping-off point for a more family-friendly fairy tale.

Heart Breaker at the International Film Center

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

This French film is very light, in the tradition of a superior American comedy, The Wedding Crashers.

Jane Lynch Talks 'Glee,' 'Shrek' And Her Life In Chicago

Chicago Sun-Times | Fan Fare | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"I'm a Chicago girl," says Jane Lynch. "Born here. Raised here. Lived in Chicago for years. Take me to the Pump Room!" While growing up in Dolton, ...