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Popcorn Preview: Captain Phillips

Leslie Sisman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Captain Phillips (2013) Cast includes: Tom Hanks (Saving Private Ryan), Catherine Keener (Into the Wild), Barkhad Abdi Screenplay: Billy Ray (T...

'Thorne: Scaredy Cat' Preview: David Morrissey And Sandra Oh Team Up

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 06.13.2012 | TV

Sandra Oh has some experience with sharp objects thanks to her role on "Grey's Anatomy," but in "Thorne: Scaredy Cat," (airing June 13 at 9 p.m. ET on...

EXCLUSIVE: Preview Of Encore's Thriller Miniseries 'Thorne'

Posted 06.08.2012 | TV

It's good to be David Morrissey -- not only did the British thesp recently land the iconic role of The Governor in Season 3 of "The Walking Dead," he ...

An Oscar Winning Director Grapples With Life In A Day

Brad Balfour | Posted 09.30.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Now, a little over a year later, I find myself marveling not only at what ended up as the 90-minute crowd-sourced compilation curated by veteran director Macdonald, but at the very feat of putting it together.

Don't Let Recess Die! Six Ways to Save Recess at Your Child's School

Darell Hammond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Darell Hammond

Fall is upon us, and kids are heading back to school. Sadly, for too many children that means 7 hours a day with no free play. That's because more schools are slashing recess to make time for the "serious" classroom subjects.

New Rules of the Road: 5 Amazingly Simple and Cost-Effective Initiatives to Transform our Streets

Darell Hammond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darell Hammond

Our country has a severe shortage of parks. If you don't believe me, ask the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. According to their recently re...

Is the Medium the Message? Discrimination and the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? Sanitization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Leave Your Children at the Park and Your Paranoia at Bay

Darell Hammond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darell Hammond

The newly proclaimed "Take Your Children to the Park... and Leave Them There Day" (this Saturday, May 22) has a provocative name for a reason: to call...

Is the Medium the Message? The Dehumanization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? The Politicalization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Geraldo Rivera, Tim Zagat, Amy Goodman, Stephen Cannell, and many others to see what they had to say about the changing face of our news media.

What a "Map of Play" Looks Like and Why We Need It

Darell Hammond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Darell Hammond

Although there are many things that people have taken the time to chart geographically, one thing you won't find is a comprehensive map of play areas in your community. It's time to change that.

Six Ways that Play Can Help Solve Childhood Obesity (As Reported by the White House Task Force)

Darell Hammond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Darell Hammond

The action plan released today by the Childhood Obesity Task Force is optimistically entitled, "Solving the Problem of Childhood Obesity Within a Gene...

Is the Medium the Message? The New Media News

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? The New Media Watchdogs

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? Trivialization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? The Medium is Entertainment: Hollywood and the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? 'Freeing Up' the Press

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Better Late Than Never: The Best Movies of 2009

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Pardon the obvious tardiness, but as often occurs, life got in the way. So, no more procrastination, here are my favorite films of the just finished year.

When a "D" Is Great for Your Kids

Darell Hammond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darell Hammond

With outdoor, unstructured play on the decline, our children are participating in increasingly dangerous levels of sedentary activities, which also leads to hazardous deficiencies in Vitamin D.

Transformers 2 barely beats Ice Age 3 while Public Enemies opens strong. The 4th of July, 2009 weekend box office in review.

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Due to the fact that the top two films (Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen) are literally tied at $42.5 million, I'm ignoring the rankings and just concentrating on the numbers.

State of Play

Michael Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Jones

With rapacious pirates attacking ships, the Taliban executing eloping couples and the ongoing murderousness in Mexico, it's beyond irony that Hollywood sees more drama in the economics of newspapers.

Newspaper Death Rattle: Movies Don't Tell the Half of It

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Much has been made of the fact that, within two weeks, we have two movies that deal with the crisis in newspapers that is threatening contemporary journalism as we know it.

HuffPost Review -- State of Play (2009)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

State of Play is the sort of movie that "they just don't make anymore." Despite its attempts to include newfangled ideas regarding journalism, it is a refreshingly old-fashioned star-driven thriller.

The State of Play of "State of Play"

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

State of Play is a political thriller wrapped inside a journalistic thriller that works better as the latter.