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Happy Birthday, Jodie Foster! Wise Quotes from the Actress

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.19.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

"Trust me, 47 years in the film business is a long time," said Jodie Foster when she accepted her Cecil B. DeMille award at the Golden Globes in 2013. She should know. Foster made her acting debut in a Coppertone commercial when she was just three.

Uber Lawsuit Will Put Us Back in Taxicab Hell

Zach Dean | Posted 10.14.2015 | Business
Zach Dean

There may come a time where Uber goes too far and you will need to band together to stick it to the man, but this is not that time. Please, stop crowding our courts and get back to work... or don't. You drive for Uber, remember? You can work whenever you want. It's a pretty nice gig.

How an Ordinary Person Can Change the World, Well at Least Start the Process...

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 07.13.2015 | Impact
Janice S. Lintz

Imagine waking up one day and learning that your daughter has a hearing loss. Imagine finding out the access your daughter needs doesn't exist in this country but does elsewhere.

Watch What Happens When A 'Heterophobic' Taxi Driver Takes The Wheel

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.21.2015 | Gay Voices

International taxi app Hailo recently got creative in its support of same-sex marriage in Ireland, and the result is positively cheeky. In the vi...

Chris Messina Heads for Venice

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

His acting career is percolating nicely -- featured role on a hit sitcom, parts in Oscar-winning films such as Argo and respected series such as The Newsroom -- but Chris Messina couldn't pass up the opportunity to direct a film of his own.

A Timely Show on Mirrors Intrigues in Vienna

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 11.12.2014 | Arts

Classical civilizations believed that the mirror could show an image of the subject's soul.

Terrifying Car Ride Urges Women To Never Take A Backseat When It Comes To Domestic Abuse

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.01.2014 | Impact

Many people have experienced uncomfortable cab rides, but few backseat journeys get quite this intense. In the video above, women featured in a soc...

Legal or Not, Uber's Giving Taxi Companies Everywhere a Sorely Needed "Kalanick"

David Fagin | Posted 04.27.2014 | New York
David Fagin

Whether you negotiate an absurdly high rate just to cross the river or promise a $30 tip for the driver, you almost always end up arguing with the cabbie. As much bad as Uber may have done, this one part of urban commuting shall not be missed.

Martin Scorsese Speaks Frankly to Film Students in Marrakech: "Always Protect That Spark"

Karin Badt | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Scorsese shared his feelings about the constraints and difficulties of the industry, and his own shifting relationship to filmmaking. He also shared that behind the making of some of his films lay a spiritual quest.

Wall Street's Celluloid Nightmare

Joel Sucher | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Joel Sucher

This is definitely a word-of-mouth film that should gain traction with time and light some tinder under all those disaffected, disempowered victims of Wall Street greed.

Commentary: Are the '70s Movies Overrated?

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lists of the greatest this or the best that are provocations and nothing more. Whether it's a critic offering his 10-best list of films (or books ...

Gay Couple Sues After Being Told To Leave Taxi For Kissing

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, Oct 28 (Reuters) - A gay couple filed a human rights complaint on Monday against a Chicago-area taxi compa...

Best of Venice: Getting to Know The Canyons

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

The Canyons offers insight into an all-too-familiar world of boredom and desperation, relationships and compromises, closeness and the abyss that separates us from our lovers. Although I wanted to dislike it, to be "cool" like my fellow critics, I ended up falling in love with the film.

Monya Rowe Gallery Heads to Orchard Street

Susan Michals | Posted 10.27.2013 | Arts
Susan Michals

Typical of groovy gallerists everywhere, Ms. Rowe has chosen a nontraditional approach for her new space to match her eclectic exhibition choices.

When Lindsay Lohan Hijacks a Film She Also Rescues It

Karen Fragala Smith | Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment
Karen Fragala Smith

More important than critical acclaim or box-office boom is the very distinct potential that The Canyons will come to be known as one of the most influential films in decades.

Video Shows Taxi Drivers Discriminating Against Black Customers

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.24.2013 | DC

Finding a cab in D.C. can often be a difficult task. Due to discrimination by taxi drivers, some have a much more difficult time than others. A WUS...

For Valentine's Day: Celebrate With Six Disastrous Dates

Kim Morgan | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

I don't loathe Valentine's Day -- I just loathe the pressure placed on people. Buy a single rose, if you must. Buy an Otis Redding album (always do that). And watch a movie, preferably a movie in which romance goes terribly awry -- like Vertigo.

Jodie Foster's Hair: A Lesson In Cool

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 01.13.2013 | Style

Like, one of the best.

Happy Birthday, Martin Scorsese!

Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Martin Scorsese was born in Queens, New York on Nov. 17, 1942. In the 70 years since his birth, he's responsible for some of the most indelible images...

Student Attempts Kidnapping 12-Year-Old

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.07.2012 | College

An alert Japanese taxi driver foiled a college student's attempt to kidnap a 12-year-old girl in a duffel bag, several outlets reported. The suspec...

Presidential Targets: The 15 Assassination Attempts You Forgot All About | Posted 06.29.2012 | Crime

You've all heard a million stories about the JFK assassination, or about RFK and MLK. Maybe even the two women who tried to shoot Gerald Ford. But...

WATCH: Are You Talking To Me, Mickey?

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment

"Taxi Driver" meets ... Walt Disney? Why not? Made by Vimeo user Bryan Boyce, this bizarre supercut combines Martin Scorsese's classic "Taxi Driv...

Driver Returns $450,000 In Gold Left In Cab

AP | Posted 03.16.2012 | World

BANGKOK -- A Thai taxi driver has returned gold worth $450,000 to a customer who left the jewelry behind three days earlier. Police Col. Naradet Tipr...

The 10 Best Films of 2011

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.11.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Descendants is my favorite film of the year for its ability to find the pain, dignity and humor in the story of a man watching his way of life die, even as he has to act as steward to its demise.

Movie Review: Contagion

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.08.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The first hour of Steven Soderbergh's Contagion is so tense that you can almost forgive the second half for getting bogged down.