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Movie Creatures We Wish Were Real (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Lindsay Armstrong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In honor of the 82nd Annual Academy Awards, we at the HuffPost Green decided to honor some of our own favorite film moments. While a compelling story ...

Q&A: Oscar Nominated Director Pete Docter is High on Up

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

When Pete Docter, director of the Oscar-nominated animated film Up, was coming to New York City to accept an award, I got an e-mail letting me know about it: "Would you like to interview him?" Hell, yeah!

The Most Satisfying Oscar Nominations in Recent Memory?

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

I had been rooting for The Blind Side and predicting its inclusion since Thanksgiving weekend. First of all, it's a damn good movie and second of all, it's just the kind of old-school big-studio drama that we don't get nearly enough of.

Oscar Best Picture Nominees 2010: What Should Win? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Oscar nominations were out Tuesday morning, and there are a few more Best Picture contenders to consider. This year, for the first time since 1943...

Few Oscar Nomination Surprises -- Thankfully

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

For the first time in recent memory, none of the best-director nominees directed movies that weren't also nominated for best picture.

The Golden Globes a Disappointment: Gervais was Mixed and Lots of Winners Weren't Prepared

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The Golden Globe awards are often the best of the awards shows, because they're more freewheeling and it appears no one really takes them seriously.

Splattered by Golden Globs: Preening in the Rain

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Robert Downey Jr. won the award for Best Actor in a Movie Abomination for pretending to play Sherlock Holmes. These awards really are meaningless. He shouldn't be rewarded for that film; he should be punished.

"Up" and "Up" ...Because You Need Another Top 10 2009 Movie List From Someone Else

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Cinephiles will remember this as the year in Pixar reached new emotional heights, Clooney proved to be king, tween audiences ruled the world, and Quentin Tarantino returned to form.

Is There Finally Some Oscar Hope for Star Trek?"

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

We're well into Oscar season and I've been despairing for Star Trek, a sensational reboot of the sci-fi franchise that offers the smart, broadly appealing entertainment that Hollywood does best.

Top 11 -- Yes, 11 -- Movies of 2009

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ben Mankiewicz

Because there's no place for number bigotry in a free society and because I couldn't figure out which movie to drop -- to paraphrase Nigel from Spinal Tap -- this list goes to 11.

2010: The Year We Make Contact

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Can the music business take a page from the movie industry's playbook and figure out how to reconnect people to music in a more personal way?

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.

AFI Top-10 List Of 2009 Movies

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The dramas "Precious" and "The Hurt Locker," the comedies "Up in the Air" and "The Hangover" and the animated tales "Up" and "Cora...

Cannes 2009 Day One: "Up" Review

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Cannes kicked off with a gentle, sweet even sublime film: Pixar's Up.

Obama Saw "Up" With 3D Glasses

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

During an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman on Monday, President Obama dished on a movie he saw recently -- while he was sporting 3D gl...

3D: Not the Next Big Thing

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

No matter how open I am to 3D -- to what some have referred to as an "immersive experience" -- I still can't get past the glasses. Glasses = gimmick.

A Champagne Toast to the 50 percent Who Stay Married

Jane Minogue | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane Minogue

Here's a toast to those couples who got married this month and to those in the 50 percent that have stayed married.

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.

HuffPost Weekend Box Office in Review

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

It's close, but no cigar: Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen ended up $2 million behind The Dark Knight for that much-desired five-day box office record.

Friday Box Office - Transformers grosses $36.7 million

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

In just three days (Wed-Fri), the truly terrible robot sequel has amassed a whopping $125.9 million. This will sadly place the movie at number four for the biggest three-days in history.

The Box Office in Review for 06/20/09

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

I can only guess that The Hangover is continuing to expand beyond the frat-boy core, a theory which will be tested when Transformers 2 steals each and every frat boy away next weekend.

Colby Curtin, California Girl Gets Dying Wish To See Movie 'Up'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — Colby Curtin got her final wish. The 10-year-old girl desperately wanted to see the new Disney-Pixar movie, "Up." Bu...

Hangover, Up Keep Their Top Slots While Imagine That Flops...

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The Hangover -- one of the unlikeliest films to open at number one this summer -- is now arguably the least predictable contender to hold onto the top spot for two weekends running.

'Hangover' Upset: Comedy #1 For Second Weekend

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "The Hangover" is not going away any time soon. The bachelor-bash comedy remained No. 1 at the weekend box office with $32.8 mill...

'Hangover' Upsets 'Up' For Number 1

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood had a bigger hangover this weekend than expected. The Warner Bros. comedy "The Hangover" drew larger audiences than ear...