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Zaki's Review: Chappie

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The sci-fi fable, about a robot that gains sentience, has an intriguing premise at its core, but it's rare to see a talented filmmaker with so many tools and so much talent at his disposal squander a compelling idea so thoroughly.

New 'Chappie' Trailer Tones Down The Cute, Gets Heavy On Action

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.10.2015 | Entertainment

The first footage from "Chappie" was so cute that it probably made your brain short-circuit, but that's not the case here. The new trailer for Neil...

This Secret 'Alien' Movie Looks Amazing

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.02.2015 | Entertainment

"District 9" and "Elysium" director Neill Blomkamp took to Instagram on Thursday to release concept art from a secret "Alien" project which would have...

Ridley Scott's Exodus: Splitting the Sea for a Whole New Generation

Howard Barbanel | Posted 02.28.2015 | Entertainment
Howard Barbanel

Ridley Scott is no Cecil B. DeMille. That's not necessarily a bad thing. What it means is that Scott's new epic Exodus: Gods and Kings is as much a product of our high-tech new-millennium era as The Ten Commandments was of the Eisenhower gray-flannel suit period.

ReThink Review -- Exodus: Gods and Kings -- Whitewashing Gets Biblically Bizarre

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.11.2015 | Religion
Jonathan Kim

Usually when a film depicting a story from the Bible is made, the main danger for a studio is angering religious groups who feel that the film is attacking their beliefs or strays too far from accepted (or at least favored) interpretations.

Exodus: Gods and Kings

Dwight Brown | Posted 02.10.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

"Exodus: Movement of Jah people! Oh-oh-oh, yea-eah!" chants Bob Marley. In his rousing three-minute song "Exodus" he presents a more spiritual feel for Moses than Ridley Scott's 154-minute, whitewashed sword-and-sandals epic.

Joel Edgerton Addresses 'Exodus' Casting Controversy

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment

"Exodus: Gods and Kings" actor Joel Edgerton addressed the race-centric casting controversy surrounding the film during a HuffPost Live interview Mond...

'District 9' Director Is Back With A Movie About A Cute Robot

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.04.2014 | Entertainment

The trailer for the third feature from sci-fi director Neill Blomkamp ("District 9," "Elysium") might be enough to convince you that robots can be cut...

The Perpetual Black Liars

Nicolas B. Aziz | Posted 10.28.2014 | Black Voices
Nicolas B. Aziz

Black people have been dehumanized and disregarded in America since its inception; and it is thus time for us to truly realize that this country is not "one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

See The First Trailer For 'Exodus: Gods And Kings'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.10.2014 | Entertainment

"Exodus: Gods and Kings," or: What happens after Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" is over. The first trailer for Ridley Scott's biblical epic is here, and if...

For the Ocean's Sake, Tame the High Seas 'Wild West'

Sigourney Weaver | Posted 08.23.2014 | Green
Sigourney Weaver

Over the years, I have witnessed the steady decline of the dolphins that used to chase our boat, the fish that I could land, and the plentiful shellfish I took for granted. The oceans of my childhood have been overfished, polluted, and strewn with plastic waste.

Sigourney Weaver's High School Yearbook Portrait Resurfaces

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 06.20.2014 | Entertainment

Sigourney Weaver's high school portrait has resurfaced, and her senior quote is all too fitting now. In a photo posted by Twitter user @Shunrize, ...

My Favorite Year: The Pop Culture Peak That Was 1984

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.

Could There Be Another 'Alien' Movie On The Way?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.03.2014 | Entertainment

For anyone who didn't think "Alien: Resurrection" was a questionable way to extend the sci-fi horror franchise's shelf life, Sigourney Weaver is of th...

Liesel Allen Yeager and Shalita Grant from Christopher Durang's 2013 Comedy

Robert Gagnier | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment
Robert Gagnier

Hello Liesel. With experience in both television and theatre, how do you differentiate the two in terms of the way you go about preparing for a role?

Casey Affleck Explores the Explorers Club

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Casey Affleck has a youthful intensity: he's too vulnerable to go to the deadly places he explores as a fighter to prove himself in the testosterone f...

Hillary Clinton at MoMA's White Gold Premiere

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Even by Peggy Siegal's usual high celebrity quotient, the event was a coup: Hillary Clinton's introduction of a short documentary, White Gold, at its ...

EXCLUSIVE: Sigourney Weaver Sounds Off On Gay Rights

Posted 10.30.2013 | Gay Voices

On Oct. 11 a special screening of "Prayers For Bobby" took place in New York City. Held in conjunction with National Coming Out Day and the re-rele...

Christopher Rudolph

Sigourney Weaver Celebrates National Coming Out Day With Re-Release Of Emotional Film

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.16.2013 | Gay Voices

To celebrate National Coming Out Day, a screening of "Prayers For Bobby" was held in New York City on Friday night with the film's star, Sigourney Wea...

Sigourney Weaver Reminds Us Why We Miss The '80s

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.08.2013 | Style

The '80s were defined by fads we're still trying to erase from our memory, including acid-wash jeans, shiny unitards and jelly shoes. (Though American...

WINNER

Posted 09.22.2013 | TV

Laura Linney was honored at the Emmys for "The Big C: Hereafter." Linney took home the award for Best Actress in a Miniseries/Movie for playing Cathy ...

Women In Their 60s Then And Now

Posted 08.17.2013 | TV

Turning 60 ain't what it used to be! In honor of Kathie Lee’s 60th birthday this week, “Kathie Lee & Hoda” took the time to compare 60-year-o...

Heavenly Bodies

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 07.01.2013 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

Last week's Supreme Court one-two punch -- Gee, black folks, aren't you over that racism thing yet? Hey, gays, I guess you're kind of like real people...

Sigourney Weaver To Leave Tony Winning Production

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Newly crowned Tony Award winner "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" has gotten a new lease on life but one of its original actresses wil...

Sigourney Weaver's Nose

Ken Fallin | Posted 07.20.2013 | Entertainment
Ken Fallin

People sometimes ask me what feature on a person's face is the most important in creating a caricature. When I'm drawing a famous face, that's pretty easy, as it would be the feature most people think of when they think of that particular celebrity.