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Napster Co-Founder Sean Parker: A Billion Dollars Isn't Cool

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Sean Parker, who was portrayed by Justin Timberlake in the Oscar-winning blockbuster, The Social Network, recently sat down for a one-on-one interview...

At the Oscars: Breaking Tradition on the Red Carpet

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Here is my red carpet experience captured on video. Will Aaron Sorkin finally join Facebook? How has induction in the Conan O'Brien Oscar-Winner F-bomb Hall of Fame stack yup to the Oscars?

Oscars 2011: The Triumph of Porky Pig

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Hello darlings, and welcome to my annual skewering of the Oscars show.

Live-blogging the 2011 Oscar telecast

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Marshall Fine

8:39PM EST Off to a good start with the hosts, James Franco and Anne Hathaway, inserted into scenes from several of the Oscar nominees, on an Incept...

The 2011 Academy Awards: It Gets a C-Plus at Best

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

You know the writers are in trouble when they have to rely upon Hathaway's mother and Franco's grandmother to help out in the audience. All in all the show was mediocre, but not a disaster.

Oscars 2011: Don't Expect Many Esperanza Spaldings

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

As a whole, the night should be entertaining, drawn-out predictable fun. Here's my take on how the night will play out in all categories.

Desperately Seeking Sorkin

Danielle Berrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danielle Berrin

I had this fantasy about Aaron Sorkin. It's probably only natural that I should want to know him, because, after all, he is the most intelligent and...

What I Learned From Screenwriting

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Hoyt Hilsman

While these tools may seem basic, I found that a great lesson of screenwriting was to pay attention to these fundamentals, even as I tackled more sophisticated writing projects.

Aaron Sorkin To Guest Star On '30 Rock'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Aaron Sorkin is returning to NBC. If only very briefly. Sorkin, who, with NBC, had tremendous success with his political drama "The West Wing," wil...

Theo Spielberg

Trent Reznor Talks Academy Awards

HuffingtonPost.com | Theo Spielberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Trent Reznor is one of the most innovative musical and technological personalities of the last 20 years. Recently he has been thrust into the Hollywoo...

PHOTOS: 'Social Network' Wins Big At The Writers Guild Awards

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The sci-fi smash "Inception" and the Facebook drama "The Social Network" took top screenplay honors Saturday night at the Writers ...

Attention, Oscar Whiners: Get Over It!

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

OK, that's it - I'm officially tuning out all further Academy Award whining, prognosticating, analyzing, deconstructing and every other kind of Oscar ...

Oscar Picks and Predictions: A Year of Few Surprises

John Farr | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

This field of 10 illustrates how movies that would once have been judged just solid are now praised to the skies. To my mind, the Best Picture nominees that meet the historical standard number five.

Olbermann Headed To Hollywood?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In his surprise farewell from his MSNBC show Friday night, Keith Olbermann alluded to the classic broadcast-apocalypse film 'Network,' and its angry, ...

An Autographed Mark Zuckerberg Baseball Card? Like.

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

While it's unclear whatever became of his baseball skills (Aaron Sorkin skipped it in his Social Network screenplay), one man remembers Zuckerberg's magical season in Little League.

Golden Globes Got a Lot of it Right: Not so With Host Ricky Gervais

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

I was also delighted when Katey Sagal won for Sons of Anarchy. Kudos also for Chris Colfer's win for Fox' Glee. But then we had to listen to Gervais again.

Samira Nanda

WATCH: Hollywood Makes Oscar Predictions

HuffingtonPost.com | Samira Nanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Hollywood stars, writers and directors were out in full force at the National Board of Review Awards in New York City Tuesday night. The Huffington P...

Actor Jesse Eisenberg Creates A Zuckerberg Profile For The Social Network

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

The hit film, The Social Network, may not have as profound an effect as the social network, Facebook, itself. But the cinematic version has lots of im...

Reviewing 2010's Pop Cultural Lessons

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

As we bid farewell to another year, some pop culture critics are doing more than reflecting on trends gone by -- they're speculating about what it all means. Here, the best explanations.

Au Contraire! The Social Network -- First in a Series of Contrarian Rants

Glenn Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Glenn Young

First in a series of occasional contrarian rants against prevailing critical tides. The Social Network The new movie sensation about the barely po...

The Fighter May Not Win Oscars, but It Ought to As the Best Fight Film Since Rocky

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

I'm not a boxing fan, but when it's part of a good story my heart races. That's how I felt encountering Rocky many years ago, and the experience was matched at a screening of The Fighter.

Year-End Wisdom That Matters

Ryan D'Agostino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ryan D'Agostino

The Me Generation has given way to the Hear Me Generation, and it's getting a little annoying. When all are talking at the same volume we can't hear anyone. And who wants to, anyway?

Zuckerberg Quotations: Real Life Or From The Movie? (QUIZ)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

TIME's "Person of the Year" is Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook CEO. Nominated for a Golden Globe is Jesse Eisenberg, who portrayed Zuckerberg in this...

Aaron Sorkin Misses the Mark on Animal Rights

Pandora Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pandora Young

Mr. Sorkin, that you would prefer an underpaid factory worker kill your dinner for you instead of doing it yourself does not make you morally superior to Sarah Palin. Killing an animal to eat is not a "Lottery-from-hell," it's the food chain.

'The Social Network' Wins The Weekend

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Movie fans are spending some face time with a story about the founders of Facebook. "The Social Network," director David Fincher'...