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The Trailer For Michelle Rodriguez's Cringeworthy Transgender Film Is Out

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.24.2017 | Queer Voices

“The Assignment,” previously called “(Re)Assignment” starring Michelle Rodriguez and Sigourney weaver, drew swift backlash from LGBTQ activist...

'A Monster Calls' Imagines A Fitful Blend Of Fantasy And Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.09.2016 | Entertainment

“A Monster Calls” begins with a nightmare. Against gray skies, the earth shakes. The ground of a vast cemetery splits open. Gravestones erupt and ...

Democrats In The City Of Brotherly Love (Final Report)

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This is definitely going to be my final report from Philadelphia. I realize I'm almost a week late with it, but it was a busy and sleep-deprived week all around.

Ectoplasm -- Ghostbuster To Science At The Fringe

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 07.25.2016 | Science
Dr. Douglas Fields

"He slimed me!" Peter Venkman spits out in disgust, writhing in sticky ectoplasm in a memorable scene from the 1984 movie Ghostbusters. Ectoplasm, t...

Sigourney Weaver Tells Comic-Con Crowd 'Aliens' Sequel Very Possible

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.24.2016 | Entertainment

SAN DIEGO -- Sigourney Weaver is confident she will be reprising her role as Ripley in an “Aliens” sequel, she told a crowd at Comic-Con on Saturd...

How An Unexpected Cameo Became The Funniest Joke In 'Finding Dory'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.18.2016 | Entertainment

In "Finding Nemo," we watched Marlin and Dory canvass the ocean in search of the titular clownfish. One year later -- according to the timeline of the...

'The Artist's Compass': Making a Life in the Performing Arts

Carla Escoda | Posted 05.03.2016 | Arts
Carla Escoda

He was a self-taught musician who fought epic battles with music industry giants to gain control of his work. He championed the rights of artists at a...

Michelle Rodriguez Can Have Several Seats When It Comes to Trans Narratives

Sidney Chase | Posted 11.06.2016 | Queer Voices
Sidney Chase

Not only does this put into the minds of Americans that transition is something external that is forced, but it also paints us as villains in a time where over 20 trans women have been killed this year.

Sigourney Weaver Will Appear In 'Ghostbusters' Reboot

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 09.26.2015 | Entertainment

Sigourney Weaver will appear in Paul Feig's upcoming "Ghostbusters" reboot, and it's vital you keep your head from exploding. Feig broke the news on h...

Neill Blomkamp Shares New 'Alien' Concept Art On Instagram

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.17.2015 | Entertainment

Ripley and Hicks are back! "Chappie" director Neill Blomkamp shared new concept are for his upcoming "Alien" movie on Instagram Thursday. The art feat...

Elizabeth Swados' One Shade of Gray: My Depression (The Up and Down and Up of It) on HBO

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.13.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

If you have ever had the dark cloud she describes hovering, you will surely recognize your personal binge. But that's exactly what this talented theater writer and her artistic partners --David Wachtenheim and Robert Marianetti-- had in mind.

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...