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White House Designer Michael Smith Talks Obamas and Industry Secrets

Jacki Bryk | Posted 04.21.2015 | HuffPost Home
Jacki Bryk

Michael Smith Inc. is not just any interior design firm; it's THE interior design firm. With A-listers like Steven Spielberg, Harrison Ford, George Clooney, Cindy Crawford and Net-a-Porter's Natalie Massenet counting themselves as loyal devotees, Michael Smith's company is known far and wide for distinctive and iconic home styling.

Remembering Sidney Lumet

Alex Simon | Posted 04.02.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Lumet was the first director I interviewed whose one-sheet posters hung on my wall as a kid. He was an idol, an icon and an inspiration.

Is Rihanna Secretly in Love With the Boss?

Steve Matoren | Posted 03.09.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Matoren

Many people unfairly associate Springsteen only with the working man or a man's only musician -- that couldn't be further from the truth.

American Sniper Leaves Oscar Weekend Behind Without Top Prizes But With Larger Laurels

William Bradley | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

American Sniper may not have come out of Oscar weekend with any of the top prizes, but it did come away with a new cumulative box office of more than $320 million. That's by far the highest of any war film in history, not to mention more than all the other Oscar Best Picture nominees combined.

The Time a UFO Invaded Los Angeles: UFO Diary Recreates the Great LA Air Raid of 1942

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 04.27.2015 | Weird News
Jason Apuzzo

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of The Battle of Los Angeles, also known as The Great LA Air Raid, one of the most mysterious incidents of World War II -- and one of the most colorful tales in all of UFO lore. It's also a tale we couldn't resist turning into a movie.

A Connecticut Yankee in King Steven's Court

Jerry Zezima | Posted 04.05.2015 | Entertainment
Jerry Zezima

As a Connecticut Yankee born and bred -- or perhaps I should say born and white-bread, which is how most people think of Connecticut Yankees -- I have always loved history, not just because I am old enough to be historical myself, but because I could never do algebra.

The Road to Burns

Ken Spooner | Posted 03.27.2015 | Entertainment
Ken Spooner

I didn't know much about TV/Film production; I just knew that I wanted to make films and I didn't have the money to do it.

A 'Minority Report' Pilot Is Coming To Fox

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.10.2015 | Entertainment

If you're a fan of the Philip K. Dick short story, the Steven Spielberg film adaptation or of sci-fi in general, we have good news: "Minority Report" ...

Zane Buzby -- 'One Foot in Comedy, One Foot in the Holocaust'

Steve Karras | Posted 03.01.2015 | Impact
Steve Karras

There is no shortage of Holocaust memorials, museums and foundations dedicated solely to preserving the history of Nazi crimes against Europe's Jews during the Second World War. Yet there is a shortage of funds for financial aid for survivors.

Success in Midlife and Afterlife: At Sea with P.D. James

Steve Leveen | Posted 02.20.2015 | Books
Steve Leveen

When I boarded the Queen Elizabeth 2 at Southampton, UK, for my first Atlantic crossing in August 2002, I felt like an impostor.

American Sniper, Selma, Unbroken: Three 'Important' Movies of 2014 for the Holidays

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.20.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The idea of Important differs from Best: for American Sniper, Selma, and Unbroken, Best is beside the point. Each film is enormously engaging, highly recommended, and grounded in history on a large canvas.

Happy Birthday, Mr. Spielberg!: Celebrating 40 Years of Movie Magic

Culturalist | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment
Culturalist

Make your list now! Culturalist.com is the place to shape, share and debate your opinions on anything and everything through Top 10 lists. Want to jo...

Steven Spielberg's T-Rex Impression Stinks

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.04.2014 | Entertainment

Steven Spielberg is a legendary filmmaker, a box-office behemoth and an Oscar winner, but there's one thing he can't do very well: imitate a Tyrannosa...

From Bulldogs to Elephant Walks: Chats With Johnny Mathis, Monica Mancini and Anson Williams, Plus Matt Hires Works with RMH

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Johnny Mathis: I guess you can make it happen by being in the right place at the right time. Who knows.

If Put In Other Industries, Many Hollywood Executives Would Be Fired

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 01.11.2015 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

In Hollywood, the art of the deal takes precedence over audience appeal. Ideas and screenplays are bought and produced with millions of dollars before any consumer is allowed to take a peek at the results.

Hollywood Creatives and Theme Park Fans Appreciate the Universal Difference

Jim Hill | Posted 01.10.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So maybe it's not just Hollywood creatives who are newly aware of what Universal Parks & Resorts can do. But a whole new generation of theme park fans who have finally learned to appreciate the Universal difference.

Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar': Here to Go

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.09.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Last year we had Gravity, a chamber music concert compared to this year's grand oratorio, Interstellar. As we all know, our planet is going to seed, o...

Paul Blumenthal

Karl Rove Sends Out The Billionaire Bat-Signal -- And They Respond

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Billionaires are rushing to the aid of Republicans in the homestretch of the 2014 elections with a massive super PAC infusion after a pl...

Juliette Binoche Offers One Last Apology To Steven Spielberg

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment

Juliette Binoche is "fed up" with constantly being asked about "Jurassic Park." The Academy Award winner was offered the part in the 1993 film that...

Horror and Suspense at the Deauville American Film Festival: From Vampires to "Sin City"

Karin Badt | Posted 11.18.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Over a third of the 14 films in competition at the Deauville American Film Festival this year were genre pieces -- thriller or suspense or horror -- from Ana Lily Amirpour's vampire flick A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night to the political thriller A Most Wanted Man featuring Philip Seymour Hoffman.

The 100 Foot Journey - Inspirational, Funny and Delicious!

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 10.28.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

This has a lot of cooking with a bit of love spiced in with the cooking, there are some fantastic one-liners that make the audience roar with laughter and this is all included in a fantastic adventure.

The Hundred-Foot Journey: A Culinary, Cultural Love Letter

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 10.12.2014 | Entertainment
Prasanna Ranganathan

While I found the entire movie to be an inspiring feast for the senses, I was struck by one message in particular: 'Food is memories.'

The Clintons Are Movin' on Down, Slumming It to the Wrong Side of the Tracks

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

Bill and Hillary are going to be my neighbors in Amagansett this summer. They arrive tomorrow. But, they are definitely laying low this August, compared to their fancier digs of years past.

Producer Juliet Blake on What it is Like to Work with Spielberg, Oprah, and Adapting a Best Seller

Quora | Posted 10.05.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora. Answers by Juliet Blake, Producer of The Hundred-Foot Journey What is it like to produce a film invo...

Lasse Hallstrom's Fusion Fare: The Hundred Foot Journey

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.05.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A Mumbai family leaves political duress in the homeland, migrates in a van to rural France, and mingles ethnic spices with haute cuisine across an emb...