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Outstanding Directors of the Year Tribute at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Sally Fay | Posted 02.27.2015 | Los Angeles
Sally Fay

The Tribute salutes filmmaking as a collaborative effort, led by the director who guides the cast and crew in creating a film that moves you.

'The LEGO Movie' Gets A Reality Check With This Honest Trailer

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.04.2015 | Entertainment

“The LEGO Movie:” a fun and heartwarming feature-length film ad? YouTube’s Screen Junkies are back with a new honest trailer, and this time,...

Mattel Needs to Redefine Its Business; So Don't Hire a Toy Chief Executive

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business
Gene Del Vecchio

Mattel has plenty of stellar executives. But as the company searches for its new leader from outside or within its walls, it needs to select the one who has entertainment, franchise development, and storytelling expertise in his or her DNA, and who can infuse the same at all levels and in all discussions.

What the Producers Guild Awards Mean for the Oscars

Ben Zauzmer | Posted 01.25.2015 | Entertainment
Ben Zauzmer

The PGAs have correctly picked the last seven Best Picture winners (if we count the tie). Their last miss came back in 2006, when The Departed won the Oscar over PGA champion Little Miss Sunshine.

We're All Guilty Of Watching These Cheesy In-Flight Movies

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.26.2015 | Travel

How do travelers unwind when jetting off for vacation? By tuning into a couple hours of cheesy comedies. Super cheesy comedies. A recent study by H...

9 Funny Someecards To End The Week On A High Note

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 01.16.2015 | Comedy

What's the only thing better than a Friday? A Friday before a long weekend. Duh. Get the party started early with the week's most LOL-worthy Somee...

New York Film Critics Circle at Tao Downtown: First Awards in the New Year

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.06.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The New York Film Critics Circle announce their film honors early, so you know just who you are going to see at their annual awards dinner: with Boyho...

Christopher Rosen

'The LEGO Movie' Directors Are Sad About One Globes Snub

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.12.2014 | Entertainment

Phil Lord and Chris Miller had a pretty great 2014. The duo directed "The LEGO Movie," which was tied for the third-highest Rotten Tomatoes rating of ...

J.K. Simmons And Patricia Arquette Get Big Oscar Boosts

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment

The New York Film Critics Circle announced its annual awards on Monday, the year's first critics' prizes and something of a reliable indicator of Osca...

Besson's Lucy & The Abrogation of The Pandora, Eve Myths + Guardians of The Galaxy = $1B + An Early Guess On the Best Original Song Oscar-Winner (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 10.04.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Perhaps Lucy's most intriguing theme is that of Feminine stewardship of Knowledge in the face of crisis for a world too-far-gone. Plus, Groot is the n...

Amazon's Big Dispute With Warner Bros Is Nearly Over

Reuters | Posted 08.24.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has resumed preorders of movie discs from Time Warner Inc's Warner Bros Studio as the companies are close to resolving a pr...

How Is Legoland Becoming Florida's New Must-see Attraction? One Brick at a Time

Jim Hill | Posted 07.26.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

After that brand-new LEGOLAND Florida Hotel opens in 2015, what piece of old Cypress Gardens will Adrian and the Merlin Entertainments team next try to revive / restore?

These New Movie Ideas Prove Hollywood Is Out Of Ideas

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment

Come on, Hollywood. According to Deadline.com, there will soon be a movie about Peeps -- yes, the marshmallow Easter candy -- and, separately, the Dis...

This Spring's Movie Selections Offer Fresh Surprises

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Sandwiched between the chest-thumping ambition of awards season and the swaggering spectacle of summer, spring movie-going is usuall...

The One Problem With 'The Lego Movie'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.10.2014 | Entertainment

"The Lego Movie" wasn't entirely perfect -- even though it grossed $400 million like no big deal. It could have represented women better, "The Lego Mo...

In Search of the 'Piece of Resistance' to Increase Interest in Engineering

Vicki May | Posted 05.18.2014 | College
Vicki May

In The Lego Movie Emmet, an ordinary LEGO minifigure, finds the "Piece of Resistance," thus fulfilling a prophecy that whoever finds it will save the universe. We engineers have been searching for years for something to save the engineering universe or at least increase interest in engineering.

'The Lego Movie' Combines With 'The Simpsons' For The Best Couch Gag Ever

Posted 03.17.2014 | TV

"Everything is awesome" when the much-loved "Simpsons" couch gag gets the "Lego Movie" treatment. Brickfilm creater and YouTuber MonsieurCaron has ...

Why Everyone Should See The Lego Movie

Molly Sprayregen | Posted 05.13.2014 | Entertainment
Molly Sprayregen

By the time The Lego Movie ended, I not only wanted to see it again to examine any subtle nuances I missed, but I was also grappling with several central questions of human existence -- mainly, how I, one human being in this world of millions, can contribute something important.

Brick By Brick, Lego Builds On Its Success

The Economist | Posted 03.12.2014 | Business

The toymaker has enjoyed ten years of spectacular growth, almost quadrupling its revenue. In 2012 it overtook Hasbro to become the world’s second-la...

Ellen's Oscars Selfie Gets LEGO-Fied

Posted 03.06.2014 | Entertainment

Ellen DeGeneres' money raising, Twitter-breaking Oscars selfie has gotten another makeover. First, "The Simpsons" recreated the famous photo, and the ...

LEGO... Putting the Pieces Together

David Sable | Posted 05.03.2014 | Technology
David Sable

TV, movies -- but at the end it's about the blocks, and 85 years later -- every block ever made connects to another, and every extension they have ever introduced connects to all.

11 Awesome Lego Facts That Will Make You Want To Break Out The Bricks Again

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 02.28.2014 | Business

Back in 1998, LEGO (or as we casually refer to them, Legos) was one of the original toys to be inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame, and there ...

'The Lego Movie' Gets An Awesome Makeover With Minimalist Posters

Posted 02.27.2014 | Entertainment

If you've seen "The Lego Movie," then you already know that everything is awesome and the film's official poster is as fun, busy and as action-packed ...

Mike Ryan

What's It Like To Be Addicted To LEGO?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 02.25.2014 | Entertainment

“Are these for you?,” asks the woman at the checkout counter of a New York City toy store as I buy eight packs of “The LEGO Movie” characters....

The Lego Movie and the Science of Storytelling

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 04.26.2014 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

The success of The Lego Movie is science first and foremost, masterfully brought to life with artistic flair. How do we know this? Because Aristotle told us so over two thousand years ago.