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The Role of Biomechanics in Motor Vehicle Accident Litigation

Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT | Posted 01.27.2015 | Science
Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT

Biomechanists use all pertinent information to determine injury mechanisms, such as in the event of a car accident. Utilizing previous clinical research, the expected recovery time -- and thus, medical expense estimates -- can be determined.

2015 Oscar Nominations: What the Math Says

Ben Zauzmer | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment
Ben Zauzmer

We've now had months of delightful Oscar speculation: Who's in? Who's out? Who will have the honor of walking the Red Carpet next month, and who will have to watch the Oscars from home?

'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Earns Surprise WGA Nomination

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.07.2015 | Entertainment

The Writers Guild of America has unveiled the nominees for its 2015 prizes. Most of the finalists were expected, but box-office behemoth "Guardians of...

What 'Whiplash' Can Teach Us About Pushing A 'Great' Too Far

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 01.14.2015 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

Their amazing skill and passion for music, as well as pushing the limits of their own personal capabilities for the sake of the art, rocketed them to the top of the music world. But what created them? What drove them to be better than anyone else and exceed that even?

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...

An Education Myth

Vicki Cobb | Posted 01.06.2015 | Impact
Vicki Cobb

Bullying tactics from a teacher produce fear, feelings of inadequacy, anxiety, and other long-term psychologically scarring effects.

Erin Whitney

Two Of This Year's Best Film Scores Won't Win Oscars

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.31.2014 | Entertainment

With this year's abundance of fantastic films also came a surplus of mesmerizing and poignant film scores. From Hans Zimmer’s epic “Interstellar...

2014: My Favorite Films of the Year

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.29.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If I were going to make a 10-best list, it would probably include films like Boyhood, The Imitation Game and Selma, among others that will be on everyone's list. But, as good as those films are, none of them are on my list of favorites.

Erin Whitney

These Were The Best Movie Moments Of The Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.24.2014 | Entertainment

If going to the movies had an instant-replay feature, Matthew McConaughey sobbing in "Interstellar," Rosamund Pike delivering the iconic Cool Girl spe...

The Year in Film, 2014: 22 Easy Pieces

Jon Eig | Posted 12.22.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Say whatever else you want to about 2014, here's one thing I know for sure. It had 365 days. And since new movies opened on screens across the USA on a great many of those days, I feel compelled to consider the year in films.

Watch 330 Movies From 2014 In One Supercut

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.22.2014 | Entertainment

With 2015 on the horizon, Hollywood is set to close the book on 2014. If we haven't already been bombarded by year-end lists and video retrospectives,...

Whiplash -- "Svengali Porn" -- An Essay

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 12.01.2014 | Entertainment
Melody Breyer-Grell

I remain, a week following the experience of Whiplash (the picture can't just be watched), flummoxed. Awash in critical praise, Whiplash has definitely hit a chord with many people, but I ask what the director, Damien Chazelle, was actually going for in his "masterwork."

The Best Films of 2014: MOMA-Style

Brandon Judell | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

What does an angst-ridden comedienne tackling abortion onstage and in her personal life, a closeted heir to a vast fortune with a yen for Olympic-bound wrestlers, and a concierge bedding septuagenarians have in common? They are all characters in films selected by the curators of the Museum of Modern Art.

'Birdman' Tops Independent Spirit Award Nominations

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.28.2014 | Entertainment

"Birdman" "Boyhood," "Selma" and "Nightcrawler" lead this year's Independent Spirit Award nominations, announced Tuesday afternoon. Rosario Dawson and...

The Oscar Race Just Got Really Interesting

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment

The Oscar race has some fresh blood after critics got a look at two new contenders at the AFI Fest on Tuesday. "Selma," the Oprah Winfrey-produced...

Iconic Interview: J.K. Simmons on Whiplash

Andrew Fish | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Fish

We're wired to feel a vicarious thrill as we watch a young protagonist become the hero he was meant to be. Whiplash hacks into this quirk of brain chemistry and gets you rooting for all the wrong things.

Getting Jazz Right In The Movies

The New Yorker | Richard Brody | Posted 11.03.2014 | Black Voices

Movies about musicians offer musical approximations that usually satisfy in inverse proportion to a viewer’s devotion to the actual music behind the...

Movie Review: Whiplash -- The Beat Goes On

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This smart, razor-edged film has been out there, tantalizing critics and viewers, ever since it caused a sensation with its debut at Sundance in January.

Matthew Jacobs

Miles Teller Knows You're Angry About 'The Fantastic Four'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.08.2014 | Entertainment

When I spoke to Miles Teller last week, the next item on his agenda was drinking with Queen Latifah. "We're old friends," he said. I racked my brain t...

New York Film Festival 2014: The More Things Change...

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've been covering the New York Film Festival since 1987 and have, over the years, developed a bit of a love/hate relationship with it, as an institution (specifically, Film Society of Lincoln Center) and as a festival.

Erin Whitney

The Exhilarating, Infuriating 'Whiplash' Is 2014's Wildest Ride So Far

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.30.2014 | Entertainment

The 52nd annual New York Film Festival kicked off last week with a handful of highly-anticipated movies in the lineup. So far, HuffPost Entertainment ...

Everything You Need To Know About Fall's Last Great Film Fest

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment

The New York Film Festival runs from Sept. 26 to Oct. 12, completing the great post-Labor Day festival onslaught following Venice, Telluride and Toron...

Whiplash Wins Top Prizes at the Deauville American Film Festival

Karin Badt | Posted 11.22.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Is it worth driving yourself mad -- to the point of bleeding hands and losing your girlfriend -- to achieve greatness? This is the premise of Damien Chazelle's extraordinary new film, Whiplash, which won the grand prize at Deauville this past week, and also took home the audience award.

Miles Teller Deserves Some 'Whiplash' Oscar Buzz

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.19.2014 | Entertainment

Since "Whiplash" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, J.K. Simmons has been the focal point of the film's awards prospects. That praise...

Glenn Close Drops to her Knees at the Sundance Institute Celebration

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.05.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A plastic faced Glenn Close swivels her hips mechanically in The Stepford Wives or cackles maniacally as Cruella DeVille from 101 Dalmations, just two...