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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, ...

Con Games: Third Dimension @ Aspen Ideas Fest

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

Years ago, I traveled to RCA Labs in Princeton to spend a day living in the future. It was then that I learned one of life's great truisms: Americans buy new television sets like clockwork every seven years.

Shrek: Promoting Healthy, or Mindless, Eating?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

In the very same way Shrek can make eating onions attractive to kids, he also makes eating unhealthy snacks enticing to little ones

Weekend Box Office in Review

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

If at first you don't succeed... After narrowly missing a return to first place last weekend, Dreamworks' How to Train Your Dragon easily took the top spot in its fifth frame.

11 Bestselling Book Apps For Adults And Kids

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt and Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When you go to the app store, look for the best books. Yes, instead of searching for Twitter, Facebook, a navigational or weather app for your iPad, i...

We've Only Just Begun... to Live: Explaining the Slow Box Office Start to the Summer 2010 Movie Season

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Listen people, we are not in a summer box office slump. In other words, come this Friday, to quote the last true mid-June giant, "Now... the real game begins now."

Weekend Box Office: Shrek 4 Wins Again, While Four New Openers Fail to Break Out

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The film may have opened with 58% of the third film's $121 million opening weekend grosses, but Shrek: The Final Chapter is proving to be more resilient than many, including myself, predicted.

Jeffrey Katzenberg Eroded Animation with Celebrities

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

Katzenberg opted to "go Hollywood" with animation, relying on celebrities and flashy technology to sell his movies. He has sadly damaged the value of an art form he once championed.

How Can We Expect Our Kids to Make Healthy Choices?

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

McDonald's has successfully ripped dinner off the table and stuffed it in a greasy paper bag. And our health has never been worse.

Movie Review: How To Train Your Dragon

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Like the least of the Dreamworks films, Dragon suffers from a shortage of jokes. But it has a strong enough story and animation to keep kids fascinated and even adults occupied.

Cinefantastique Podcast: Shrek Forever After and Survival of the Dead

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This week, the Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast scrutinizes a pair of sequels that seem to have nothing in common: Shrek Fore...

ReelzChannel: Top 10 "Wow, You've Really Let Yourself Go" Movies

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In the brand new Shrek Forever After, an ill-advised pact with a conniving Rumpelstiltskin (Walt Dohrn) turns reality upside-down for everyone's favor...

Movie Review: Shrek Forever After

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

All the warning signs are there: it's the 4th film, it's in 3D, virtually all of the original creative talent (aside from the actors) have moved on. Has the law of diminishing returns caught up with Shrek Forever After? Yes and no -- but mostly no.

'Shrek Forever After' Premiere: Hot Cameron Diaz & Lots Of Celebrity Kids (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'Shrek Forever After' had its premiere on Sunday in LA, and along with the movie's stars, a lot of celebrities came out with their whole families. T...

Antonio Banderas Goes From Animated Puss to Motivated Curator of a Spanish Film Series

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

While Antonio Banderas may be running off to promote to his latest Hollywood excursion, Shrek Forever After his real passion recently has been curating a new, free film series at Manhattan's Spanish culture center.

Broadway Looks at Racism in the Obama Era

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Of the 35 productions running or opening shortly -- including Hamlet and Patrick Marber's After Miss Julie -- at least 10 offerings have a rainbow-coalition hue.

Star Wars In Concert Comes To Denver: Where Does It Rank With Other Questionable Musical Adaptations? (VOTE, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Get excited, Denver: Star Wars In Concert is coming to town, playing at the Pepsi Center on October 18th. The event will feature a live symphony orch...

Interview: Alexis Bledel, Unemployed Post Grad

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

Neither screenwriter Kelly Fremon nor Hollywood starlet, Alexis Bledel could have seen the recent economic meltdown coming when first creating the sentimental teen comedy, Post Grad .

The 2009 Tony Awards

Ken Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ken Levine

Poor Liza. She was so excited to have a microphone and her gay community that they practically needed a tranquilizer gun to get her off the stage.

Regis Dresses As Shrek For Surprise Letterman Appearance (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Regis Philbin dressed up as Shrek for a surprise appearance on Letterman Tuesday night. He spent 2.5 hours in makeup to come out after the first guest...

On Earth Day: A Green, I Mean Really Very Green, Perspective

Shrek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

My friends are mostly animals. Sure, they talk and crack wise, but not one of them owns an SUV. Their carbon hoof prints are miniscule. And if they wear fur, they come by it honestly.

Stage Door: Coward at Christmas, James Barbour, Shrek the Musical

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Fern Siegel

Shrek the Musical at the Broadway Theater is notable for being loud and unnerving. The original film was layered; the musical translation is all campy surface. The Lion King this isn't.