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Neil LaBute Q&A: The Controversial Playwright Talks About His L.A. Theater Takeover

Jose Martinez | Posted 07.25.2014 | Entertainment
Jose Martinez

It's interesting to have LaBute's unrelenting drama, often filled with self-absorbed characters and very poignant and disturbingly social themes, takeover Los Angeles theater.

Mike Ryan

'I, Frankenstein' Is a Stupid, Stupid Movie

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.28.2014 | Entertainment

On Monday, in an attempt to play catch-up on the movies I missed while away at the Sundance Film Festival, I made the decision to buy a ticket to an a...

Open Letter to Aaron Eckhart

Jonathan Agin | Posted 03.28.2014 | Parents
Jonathan Agin

You see, I am one of those parents who has sat in that room and participated as these raw emotions have flown like water over Niagara Falls. My amazing daughter Alexis was taken from me two weeks shy of her fifth birthday by an indiscriminate killer called brain cancer.

This Probably Isn't The 'Frankenstein' Mary Shelley Intended

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.04.2013 | Entertainment

The newest iteration of Frankenstein's monster, played by a buff Aaron Eckhart, is "like no other" -- unless you're familiar with "Hellboy" and "Prome...

Review: Olympus Has Fallen

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Olympus Has Fallen offers a level of jingoistic fear-mongering the likes of which are more commonly associated with a 1980s Chuck Norris vehicle. It isn't terribly smart and it peaks in the first act, but damned if I didn't enjoy the picture nonetheless.

Movie Review: Olympus Has Fallen

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A second-rate Die Hard knock-off with Gerard Butler playing the Bruce Willis role, Olympus Has Fallen is preposterously overblown, an action movie that seems to prove the old saying: If brains were gunpowder, this movie wouldn't have enough to blow its own nose.

ReThink Review: Olympus Has Fallen - In Defense of (Some) Movie Violence

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

How do we decide which types of violent entertainments are appropriate and which are gratuitous and glorifying? As with most difficult issues, context is key.

Would 'Olympus Has Fallen' Have Been A Better 'Die Hard 5'?

Mike Ryan | Posted 05.20.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

This Friday, a movie titled Olympus Has Fallen will join scores of other titles at your local movie theater. Gerard Butler (Olympus Has Fallen) stars as a Secret Service agent who must rescue the president, played by Aaron Eckhart (Olympus Has Fallen), from North Korean terrorists. Here, we answer every question you could possibly have about Olympus Has Fallen.

Under Attack: 7 Thwarted Acts of Terror in America

Posted 03.01.2013 | Entertainment

It has been said that all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. Fortunately there has been no shortage of good men an...

Fact Vs. Fiction: Who Should Run The Country In Time Of Crisis?

Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment

When the White House (Secret Service code: "Olympus") is captured In the upcoming thriller, Olympus Has Fallen, it’s up to an ex-secret service agen...

Protecting the White House: Just How Secure Is It? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment

In Olympus Has Fallen, the upcoming action thriller by Antoine Fuqua, terrorists take over the White House (secret service code: "Olympus"). To celebr...

FIRST LOOK: Gerard Butler Saves The President

Posted 02.12.2013 | Entertainment

Here's your first look at "Olympus Has Fallen," the upcoming action thriller that combines "Die Hard" and "In the Line of Fire" together with the char...

WATCH: It's 'Die Hard' In The White House

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.22.2013 | Entertainment

The "Olympus Has Fallen" trailer is the Mad Libs of action-movie history. There's the "Die Hard"-y plot -- the White House is taken over by terrori...

PHOTOS: Vogue Starts Some Family Drama

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 01.25.2012 | Style

Every now and then a magazine editorial nails the perfect combination of celebs, couture and some really stunning scenery. In this gorgeous new sho...

Jo Piazza

Aaron Eckhart Credits Johnny Depp For Making 'The Rum Diary'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jo Piazza | Posted 01.08.2012 | Celebrity

Aaron Eckhart stars in "The Rum Diary" with Johnny Depp, but he actually prefers Fyodor Dostoyevsky to Hunter S. Thompson. He grew up in the Church of...

Director Bruce Robinson Uncorks The Rum Diary

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 01.05.2012 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

The Rum Diary is veteran English writer-director Bruce Robinson's wild and wonderful first new feature in twenty years (!), as well as his explosive adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's very early, long-unpublished novel.

Movie Review: The Rum Diary

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.28.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Rum Diary is like a lengthy drinking binge of a movie: It's fun for a while, seems to offer more meaning than it actually does -- and leaves you wishing it hadn't ended so badly.

Drinking To Excess

Posted 12.27.2011 | Entertainment

While Johnny Depp may have been remembering his friend this past week, his performance in the buzzed-about "The Rum Diary" is perhaps the most fitting...

All Smiles At Vogue's Fashion Fete (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 12.21.2011 | Los Angeles

*Scroll down for photos* Late afternoon in Los Angeles can be magical. The city relaxes under the warm sun and a subtle breeze makes it impossible ...

Aaron Eckhart's Feeling Groovy

Posted 12.17.2011 | Entertainment

While he may be boozing it up with Johnny Depp in "Rum Diary," looks like Aaron Eckhart is California Dreamin'. Variety reports that Eckhart will...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Real Steel

Dan Persons | Posted 12.09.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The official Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots movie is still in the planning stages, but until then, we have Real Steel, the family-friendly take on a world in which the squared circle has been commandeered by mechanical pugilists while the humans stay safely in their seats.

Aaron Eckhart To Star As A Modern-Day Frankenstein

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home

Aaron Eckhart will star in a Frankenstein movie set in the present day called "I, Frankenstein," according to Variety. The script is based on a graphi...

DVDs: Battle: Los Angeles Old Fashioned War Movie ... With Aliens

Michael Giltz | Posted 08.18.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Like a good drive-in movie, Battle: Los Angeles does a clever job of introducing world-wide attacks via TV news reports that make the story seem epic even if we stay close in on this one group of soldiers.

Actor Aaron Eckhart Gets Militant About Battle: Los Angeles -- Now on DVD

Brad Balfour | Posted 08.14.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

"It took me a long time to get over the movie," Eckhart said. "I'm ready for the sequel. I wear khakis, keep my hair short, and stay by the phone."

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Battle: Los Angeles

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Think of it as Black Hawk Down meets Independence Day -- a gritty view of the usual "war of the worlds" scenario. We've seen it all before, but does this film make it worth seeing again?