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For His Birthday, Let's Settle This: What Was Alfred Hitchcock's Greatest Film?

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Vertigo is unmissable. It is certainly Hitchcock's most ambitious movie. If not a masterpiece, it's most certainly a near-masterpiece. But is it indeed the Master's very best film?

Happy B'day Alfred: 10 Best Hitchcock Films

Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of English filmmaker Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock. The master of suspense and psychological thrills, who made over 50 films in hi...

A Trio of Intriguing New Film Factoids!

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 08.10.2012 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Why was Bela Lugosi so inept in his single rendition of the Frankenstein monster? Did glamorous Honor Blackman once portray a blind woman? What is the secret behind actress Vera Miles' name?

Movies Ready for Reassessment

Mark Juddery | Posted 10.07.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

So Vertigo -- a 1957 flop that was greeted with bad reviews ("another Hitchcock-and-bull story") -- is now apparently the greatest film every made.

What's Martin Scorsese's Favorite Movie?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.03.2012 | Entertainment

Sight & Sound caused quite a stir in the film community this week when the magazine's list of the greatest movies ever -- as voted on by a panel of 84...

PHOTOS: Classic SF Movie Named Greatest Of All Time

Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.03.2012 | San Francisco

Xanadu has finally been toppled. After a 50-year run as Sight & Sound's greatest movie of all time, "Citizen Kane" has been seconded by the classic...

'Citizen Kane' No Longer The Greatest Movie Ever

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.02.2012 | Entertainment

News on the march: Sight & Sound has released its once-per-decade international film critics' poll to determine the best films ever, and for the first...

Wednesday Night: Outdoor Movie Night Around Town

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.25.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 1. "Vertigo" At Corner Of Norfolk And Auburn Avenues, Bethesda Bethesda wants their movies in rapid-fire order,...

How This Could Help People With Vertigo

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living

YouTube may have a purpose beyond being the ultimate dispenser of funny baby videos and movie trailers -- it could also help people who have a conditi...

Things In Zombie Movies That Just Don't Make Sense

Cracked.com | Posted 06.19.2012 | Weird News

From college students allegedly eating their friends' brains to a mother accused of killing her newborn, zombies have made headlines quite a bit latel...

Paul Cornell Talks About His New Political Comic Book, Saucer Country

Bryan Young | Posted 05.13.2012 | Home
Bryan Young

The new ongoing series, which starts this week, is quite cleverly written and covers American politics with a very keen and knowing eye.

Interview: Douglas Rushkoff On Media Literacy and His New Graphic Novel

Bryan Young | Posted 03.31.2012 | Home
Bryan Young

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'Vertigo'-ing Movies From 'Rocky' To 'Mean Girls'

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 01.17.2012 | Home

How much can changing the music in a movie scene change the scene itself? A new contest challenges people to use the same piece of music over any movi...

#Scoregate: No Justice, No Peace

Orlando Jones | Posted 03.11.2012 | Comedy
Orlando Jones

People angry at Kim Novak are missing the point. When someone reports a rape you're supposed to grab a pitch fork and attack. That's it. Don't think. Don't analyze. Just get a lynch mob together and go after the rapist, stupid.

Water Parks In Arkansas: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Jane Ellis | Posted 12.13.2011 | Travel

Water parks in Arkansas combine the thrills of an amusement park with the refreshing heat relief of a pool. Because these parks aim to be a one-stop ...

WATCH: Happy Birthday, Alfred Hitchcock!

Posted 10.12.2011 | Arts

On August 13, we celebrate the memory of Alfred Hitchcock, who was born on this day in 1899. If he were as immortal as his films, this would make him ...

Survivor 22: Rerun Island: Russell Blows It, Mansweater Sucks It, and Big Mouth Stamps It.

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

We opened this week with a terrifying nightmare vision: Russell had cloned thousands of exact replicas of himself, and they were waking up, and flying off to attack!

The Agenda: Free Cirque Du Soleil Performance At Lunchtime

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

If you're in Downtown Los Angeles, drop by the Music Center Plaza at lunchtime to catch a free performance by Cirque du Soleil, as well as other festi...

PLAN ForYourArt: December 22-January 5

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Learn about how artists from Latin America explored perception and sensation in a guided tour of the exhibition Suprasensorial: Experiments in Light, Color, and Space.

Exclusive Preview of How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bryan Young

This book is not pro-Israel or pro-Palestine. It's not anti-Israel or anti-Palestine either, it's pro-reality. And in reality, nothing is ever really in black and white. I

Through Hildegard's Eyes: Margarethe von Trotta on Vision

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dan Lybarger

German writer-director Margarethe von Trotta started directing movies in the 1970s, at a time when few women were behind the cameras. This week, von Trotta explained how much we still have to learn from a woman who lived centuries ago.

Exclusive Preview of DC Comics' Cuba: My Revolution

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bryan Young

I've long extolled the virtues of DC Comics and their Vertigo line of original graphic novels, and they've always been challenging the medium to do bigger and better things. Cuba: My Revolution beautifully tells the tale of a Cuba I'd never really read about.

Exclusive Preview of DC Comic's Katrina Comic Dark Rain

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

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What To Do with My Social Media Accounts in the Event of my Untimely Death

Samara O'Shea | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samara O'Shea

There are plenty of people I'm friends with only through social networking. They need to know that I've died, too. I'd hate to have them think I defriended them.

Preview: Scott Snyder and Stephen King's American Vampire Brings Horror Back to Vampires

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bryan Young

DC Comics' Vertigo imprint has teamed up with short story author Scott Snyder and master of horror Stephen King to tell a uniquely American vampire story.