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Hogan's Not-Heroes and Trump's Wild Card Rants

Howard Barbanel | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment
Howard Barbanel

Clearly all of my received wisdom from a lifetime of reality and cinema was wrong. Because Donald Trump has decided that John McCain is no war hero for having spent five and a half years as a tortured guest of the North Vietnamese.

Great Conversations: James Coburn

Alex Simon | Posted 07.14.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

I interviewed James Coburn in late 1998 for the cover story of the February 1999 issue of Venice Magazine. I had grown up watching Coburn on the lat...

The Ten Coolest Cars in Movie History

Alex Simon | Posted 07.08.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Whether they're breaking land-speed records, flying through the air defying laws of aerodynamics, or driven by intrepid heroes pursuing bad guys, cars and movies go together like, well, like movies and popcorn.

The Ten Most Stylish Guys in Movie History

Alex Simon | Posted 07.03.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

They say that clothes make the man. They also make the man in the movie and, sometimes, even make the movie itself live on in the annals of classi...

A Pioneering Contemporary Collection Travels to São Paulo

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.20.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

The Inhotim Collection is billed as "the only Brazilian Institute with a world-class collection of contemporary art continuously on display."

5 Things I Learned From Steve McQueen

Rick Penn-Kraus | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment
Rick Penn-Kraus

This Tuesday would have been actor Steve McQueen's 85th birthday. I met McQueen in 1979 as a high school student in Los Angeles, and learned some valuable lessons that day.

Bill Hickman: Hollywood's Wheelman

Alex Simon | Posted 05.13.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Hollywood, like any place that is more about its lore than the actual sum of its parts, is full of unsung heroes who have given audiences some of their most cherished cinematic moments.

The Big Smooch: Start the New Year With a Movie Kiss

Devra Maza | Posted 03.04.2015 | Entertainment
Devra Maza

It's the chance to kiss on a turning point as the magical minute marks both happy endings and new beginnings with a brush of the lips. That kiss can be consequential. It can be a movie kiss.

Why '12 Years A Slave' Screenwriter Feels 'Lucky To Be A Black Man' In Film

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.27.2015 | Black Voices

John Ridley scored a career milestone when he was awarded an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay in “12 Years A Slave” during the 86th annual Academ...

The Filmmaker's Guide to an Oscar: Dress the Part, or Lose the Prize

Amanda Glassman | Posted 04.06.2015 | Style
Amanda Glassman

Should Angelina Jolie's wardrobe really have any bearing on her perceived talent and serious role as a director, or influence how her film is received by the Academy? Should we be writing articles that feed into this type of superficiality?

Ali MacGraw's 'Absurd' Fear About Ex-Husband Steve McQueen

OWN | Posted 01.23.2015 | OWN

The 1970s were incredibly busy for Hollywood actress Ali MacGraw. Professionally, she had skyrocketed to international fame in the movie "Love Story,"...

From Steve McQueen and David Beckham to the Streets of Los Angeles, British Iron Endures

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 01.03.2015 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

Steve McQueen's "King of Cool" reputation was fascinatingly explored in the 2014 documentary, I Am Steve McQueen, executive produced by the actor's son, Chad McQueen.

The Big Mistake Ali MacGraw Made In All 3 Of Her Marriages

OWN | Posted 09.30.2014 | OWN

Ali MacGraw is no stranger to marriage (or divorce). In the early 1960s, she married her college sweetheart, Robin Hoen; they divorced after a yea...

Directors Guild Finds TV Diversity Hiring Stalled

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 09.22.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women and minorities are largely shut out of the ranks of TV series directors in a stubbornly unchanged pattern of hiring, accord...

'Mandela' Screenwriter Makes SHOCKING Statement About '12 Years A Slave'

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 06.12.2014 | Black Voices

Steve McQueen's film "12 Years a Slave" not only received incredible praise from moviegoers and film gurus, it also snagged an Academy Award for Best ...

Twelve Years a Slave and African Heritage Tourism

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 05.29.2014 | Travel
Stefan Simanowitz

"Watching Kunte Kinte's story unfold had a profound impact on my developing sense of identity," says Ade Akinboyewa of the television series based on ...

Conversation With Theaster Gates: On Finding the Sweetest Fodder for His Imagination

Kisa Lala | Posted 06.16.2014 | Arts
Kisa Lala

"Brick and clay have the potential to be... well, they only have the limitations of the maker."

William Friedkin: Why Sorcerer's Spell Refuses to Die

Alex Simon | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

"There's no real reason I ever should have become a film director. I never studied film, unlike the movie brats of my generation I never went to film school, or even to college. I was never that enamored of film."

A Rabbinic Take on 'The Great Escape'

Rabbi Herb Cohen | Posted 05.31.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Herb Cohen

The Great Escape tells the dramatic story of a cohort of men who did not give up in the face of adversity, who were focused and committed to their mission even when the road they traveled was bumpy and full of detours.

Numbers Soar For Black Moviegoers

Posted 04.01.2014 | Black Voices

2013 was a pivotal year in black film, with the release of several motion pictures highlighting black history and the black experience, and a historic...

Why I Wont Watch 12 Years a Slave

Glen McDaniel | Posted 05.16.2014 | Entertainment
Glen McDaniel

In terms of accuracy and vivid depiction of a real story -- a free man captured and held in slavery for 12 years -- this movie is said to be unparalleled. It is brutally accurate, with vivid heart-wrenching depiction of pain, blood, whippings and cruelty.

Turkey's PM Mr. Erdoğan's 'Othering' Is Unbearable

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics
Arzu Kaya Uranli

From artists to political leaders, the message should be the same: Our differences make us stronger. Our duty is not to try to eliminate, but rather to understand those differences for a peaceful future.

WATCH: John Ridley Denies Feud With Steve McQueen

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.10.2014 | Entertainment

John Ridley, now an Oscar winner for his "12 Years a Slave" screenplay, joined HuffPost Live from SXSW on March 9 to chat about his upcoming Jimi Hend...

Oscar Voters Admit To Not Watching '12 Years'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment

In the lead up to the 86th annual Academy Awards, one prevalent meme was that some Oscar voters simply didn't want to watch "12 Years a Slave." As it ...

'12 Years A Slave' Feud Downplayed By Screenwriter

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.06.2014 | Entertainment

"12 Years a Slave" writer John Ridley, who won an Oscar on Sunday night for his work in adapting Solomon Northup's title memoir, says he did not leave...