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Sasha Bronner is the Los Angeles Editor for The Huffington Post. She previously worked at United Talent Agency, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Vanity Fair magazine, where she wrote about film, entertainment and culture for VF.com. She graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in English and creative writing and hopes to one day write a novel with the first line Mama goes mad.

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Kobe Bryant's New Documentary Goes Beyond Basketball To Explore Fatherhood And Failure

(10) Comments | Posted February 28, 2015 | 12:15 PM

Kobe Bryant doesn't have the patience to write a book. He says so in the trailer for his new documentary on Showtime, “Kobe Bryant’s Muse.” Directed by Gotham Chopra, the film shows a side of Bryant that will be new to those used to seeing him in NBA...

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HBO Is Determined To Tackle Its Diversity Problem

(12) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 12:02 PM

On the heels of the whitest Oscars since 1998, Patricia Arquette's semi-accidental rebel call for "gay people and people of color" to fight for women's rights, and a generally rising tide of consciousness about how minorities are treated in Hollywood, HBO announced that it will launch...

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アカデミー賞で最も感動的だったスピーチ「人と違ったままであれ」

(0) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 11:43 PM

第87回アカデミー賞で最も感動的だったスピーチは、脚色賞を受賞したグレアム・ムーア氏(34歳)のスピーチだ。彼は16歳で時自殺を図ったことを語り、自分の居場所がないと感じている子供たちのためにメッセージを送った。

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103-Year-Old Civil Rights Icon: 'Thank God I Learned That Color Makes No Difference'

(35) Comments | Posted February 24, 2015 | 12:47 PM

Amelia Boynton Robinson was nearly beaten to death in 1965 during the first march in Selma, Alabama, led by Martin Luther King Jr. She was 53 years old at the time. A graphic photo of Boynton Robinson, severely beaten and collapsed, spread around the world and became an iconic image...

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2015 오스카의 가장 감동적인 수상소감 : '이미테이션 게임'의 그레이엄 무어(동영상)

(0) Comments | Posted February 24, 2015 | 2:46 AM

패트리시아 아퀘트의 여성 인권에 대한 수상 소감도 감동적이었다. 그러나 각본상을 수상한 그레이엄 무어의 소감은 2015 오스카 최고의 순간이었다고 할 수 있다.


그레이엄 무어는 '이미테이션 게임'으로 오스카 각색상을 수상하면서 이렇게 말했다.


"열여섯 살 되던 해 우울증으로 자살을 시도했습니다. 그러나 살아서 여기 서있네요. 이 사회 어디에도 속하지...

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Patricia Arquette Causes Controversy Telling 'Gay People And People Of Color' To Fight For Women's Rights

(380) Comments | Posted February 23, 2015 | 11:26 AM

Patricia Arquette used Hollywood's biggest awards show as a platform to speak about something other than the Oscar she won: women's equality. But backstage, when Arquette spoke about women's rights in America to reporters, she made comments that some have criticized as blind to the intersections between race,...

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How Hollywood's Biggest Stars Party After The Biggest Night Of The Year

(2) Comments | Posted February 23, 2015 | 9:20 AM

This year's Oscars ceremony may have seemed interminable, but for many of the stars in attendance it was just prologue to a night of parties.

The first stop after the show is always the Governors Ball, which is hosted by the Academy and takes place just an...

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The 22 Most Noteworthy Things Said Backstage At The Oscars

(8) Comments | Posted February 23, 2015 | 8:54 AM

This year's Oscars ceremony was an up and down affair, but the acceptance speeches were top drawer. From Patricia Arquette's plea for equal wages to John Legend's critique of the American judicial system, this year's Academy Award winners had more on their minds than...

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'Imitation Game' Writer Graham Moore Wanted To 'Say Something Meaningful' During Oscars Speech

(36) Comments | Posted February 23, 2015 | 8:17 AM

In what was easily the most moving Oscar speech of the night, winning screenwriter Graham Moore discussed suicide awareness.

"I tried to commit suicide at 16 and now I'm standing here," Moore said after accepting the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for writing "The Imitation Game." "I would...

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14 Things To Know Before You Start Meditating

(46) Comments | Posted February 21, 2015 | 12:51 PM

New to meditating? It can be confusing. Not new to meditating? It can still be confusing.

The practice of meditation is said to have been around for thousands of years -- and yet, in the last few, especially in America, it seems that everyone knows at least...

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7 Things We Learned About The Oscar Race From A Panel Of Experts

(25) Comments | Posted February 18, 2015 | 10:37 AM

If you live in Los Angeles or are interested in Hollywood at all, then you know that Oscar predictions have become a sport of their own. Offices have prediction pools, statisticians crunch the numbers and experts weigh in with their well-researched (and gut-driven) opinions -- don’t worry,

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Anyone Can Meditate. Here's How

(8) Comments | Posted February 17, 2015 | 10:55 AM

With so much information out there about the benefits of meditation and tips for how to do it, it can feel like you’re staring out at the endless toothpaste aisle in the pharmacy: Too many choices and no idea where to begin.

Ultimately, all of the...

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8 Surprisingly Down-To-Earth Wellness Tips From Cindy Crawford

(8) Comments | Posted February 13, 2015 | 2:18 PM

“If I look back over 25 years, for sure it starts with sleep,” Cindy Crawford said of how she maintains her health and wellness.

The Huffington Post met with the 48-year-old supermodel, entrepreneur and mother of two teens earlier this month in Topanga Canyon, California at an Urban Remedy...

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24 Ways You Know You're Too Old For Coachella

(12) Comments | Posted February 12, 2015 | 11:02 AM

For many southern Californians, going to Coachella is like a rite of passage. Great music, hot tans, sweet freedom with what you wear (or don't wear), SuperSoaker water guns and memories that can last a lifetime.

But when you reach a certain age -- and it's different for everyone...

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Blythe Danner Says 35 In Hollywood Used To Be Old. Not Anymore.

(1) Comments | Posted February 6, 2015 | 12:48 PM

“It’s so rare to see anything about women this age,” Blythe Danner told The Huffington Post in Park City last week, where her film “I’ll See You In My Dreams” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

“I remember meeting Leslie Caron years ago and her saying that she was leaving...

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리즈 위더스푼, 여배우의 권익을 위해 영화 제작사를 차리다

(1) Comments | Posted February 4, 2015 | 2:51 PM

리즈 위더스푼은 2년 전 자신이 가장 좋아하는 6명의 여우가 “쓰레기 같은 역할 하나를 두고 벌이는 암투”를 보고 직접 제작사를 차렸다.

“우린(여배우들은) 더 나은 대접을 받을 가치가 있어요.” 그녀는 오스카 후보자 오찬에서 저널리스트들에게 이렇게 말했다. “(여우들의 권익에 대해) 말하는 것도 대단한 일이죠. 하지만 제가 원한 건 뭐라도 직접 움직이는 거였어요.”...

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Reese Witherspoon Started Her Own Company Because Women 'Deserve Better' From Hollywood

(33) Comments | Posted February 3, 2015 | 2:39 PM

Reese Witherspoon is a woman who leads by example. Two years ago, she started her own production company after seeing six of her favorite actresses "fighting over a really crappy role in a movie," she told journalists at the annual Oscar Nominee Luncheon Monday in Los Angeles.

"We deserve better,"...

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Bradley Cooper Says Playing Chris Kyle Changed His Life

(329) Comments | Posted February 2, 2015 | 7:04 PM

"American Sniper" was life changing, Bradley Cooper stated Monday at the annual Oscar Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills. And he wasn't talking about the film's unbelivable box office success. Even though "American Sniper" is now the highest-grossing war movie of all time (recently beating out "Saving Private Ryan"),...

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Billy Crudup's New Film Will Make You Wonder If You're A Monster

(0) Comments | Posted February 2, 2015 | 4:30 PM

In the summer of 1971, 24 male Stanford University students volunteered to participate in a study led by Dr. Philip Zimbardo, a psychology professor interested in studying the effects imprisonment had on the human condition.

A set of offices and a hallway were converted into a barebones...

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How An Email From Gus Van Sant Led To James Franco's New Film

(2) Comments | Posted February 2, 2015 | 11:01 AM

In recent years, James Franco has played his fair share of gay characters. There was Allen Ginsberg in “Howl,” poet Hart Crane in “The Broken Tower,” and most notably, Scott Smith, the boyfriend of Harvey Milk in the acclaimed film “Milk.”

But Franco’s study of gay characters in...

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