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30 Stars and Doctors Sign the 'Petition for Briggs for Cancer Immunotherapy for All'

Paul Sanderson | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Sanderson

It's time for governments, cancer organizations, and the cancer industry to devote their resources primarily to immunotherapy and give it urgent priority.

7 Romantic Films Men Love

James Russell Lingerfelt | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment
James Russell Lingerfelt

Common threads of a romantic movie a man will watch: The screenplay is written by men, the film is told from the man's perspective and the male lead behaves like a man would in real life and the ending of the film is redemptive.

These Celebrities Prove That Big Breaks In Hollywood Aren't Just For The Young

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.30.2014 | Celebrity

Many people think that it's impossible to "make it" in the entertainment industry once they've hit a certain age. With so many child and teenaged star...

This Alan Rickman-Off Is Perfect

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.12.2013 | Comedy

Benedict Cumberbatch came all the way from London to be on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" on Friday, and did a little something all of his fans (or "C...

Matthew Jacobs

'Harry Potter' Pals Get Dirty For Wild Indie

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.12.2013 | Entertainment

The mythology of punk music's evolution can be traced back, more or less, to one singular staple: CBGB. Opened in 1973 in downtown Manhattan's East Vi...

Popcorn Preview: Lee Daniels' The Butler

Leslie Sisman | Posted 10.21.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) Cast includes: Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), David Banner (Street Kings), Mariah Carey (You Don't ...

Movie Review: Lee Daniels' The Butler

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.13.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I walked away from Daniels' film deeply moved. As obvious as this film can be in its messages -- bigotry and racism: bad -- it still touches on moments of history from the recent past that need to be recalled, over and over.

Review: Oprah and Forest Whitaker in Lee Daniels' The Butler

Caryn James | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment
Caryn James

Lee Daniels' The Butler is some serious, probably effective Oscar bait. It is also -- these things so often go together -- audience-pandering History Lite.

The Trailer For 'CBGB' Has Arrived

Posted 08.08.2013 | Entertainment

"CBGB," a movie about one of New York's most legendary venues, has a new trailer. In it, Alan Rickman stars as overall-clad Hilly Kristal (American ac...

WIN $1,000: Celebrate The Everyday Hero In Your Life (SWEEPSTAKES)

Posted 08.20.2013 | Impact

Throughout our history books and daily news headlines alike, it’s easy to spot whom our heroes are in the world. But what of those who operate on...

10 Actors Much Older Than Their Characters

Posted 04.25.2013 | Entertainment

Robert Downey Jr. joked last week that Paul Thomas Anderson passed him over in favor of Joaquin Phoenix for the lead in the film adaptation of "Inhere...

ReThink Review: A Good Day to Die Hard -- Killing a Classic

Jonathan Kim | Posted 04.16.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Instead of stone-faced bodybuilders or martial arts experts, Die Hard had John McClane, an everyman New York cop with only street smarts and a sense of humor on his side who seemed as surprised as anyone to be an action hero.

FIRST LOOK: Oprah On Set With Ron & Nancy

Posted 09.11.2012 | Entertainment

Lee Daniels is nothing if not a risk taker. It's part of the reason why the "Precious" director had Nicole Kidman pee on Zac Efron in "The Paperboy," ...

The Geek's Guide to the Writing Life: Making the Most of Your Writing Time

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 10.02.2012 | Books
Stephanie Vanderslice

Now that you've decided that you do have what it takes, I have a couple of well-worn tips in my arsenal to help make your writing time more productive and less agonizing.

'Harry Potter' Stars Reunite For New Film

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.23.2012 | Entertainment

Rupert Grint has reunited with one of his "Harry Potter" co-stars. Variety reports that the erstwhile Ron Weasley will join Alan Rickman (Snape!) in t...

The Sudden Resurgence Of CBGB

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home

In 2006 one of the most renowned music venues in the country shut its doors. But now it looks like CBGB -- the venerable East Village hard rock in...

The View From AWP Chicago: Writer-Con 2012

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 05.06.2012 | Books
Stephanie Vanderslice

What do you call 10,000 writers on the shores of Lake Michigan? The start. The start of a three-day conversation that happens every spring when the Association of Writers and Writing Programs convenes its national conference.

Muggles Just Don't Understand! 6 Reasons 'Harry Potter' Was Oscar-Snubbed

Marissa Piazzola | Posted 02.27.2012 | Home

Not since the death of Dumbledore have we seen something so sad; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 lost in all three categories it was nom...

Jeff Goldblum Is Replacing Alan Rickman In 'Seminar'

AP | Posted 02.15.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- The bad news? Alan Rickman is leaving the hit play "Seminar" on Broadway. The good news? Jeff Goldblum is taking over. Producers said Tue...

The Meeting Of The Minds

Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

The New York Times Arts & Leisure Weekend brought New York City four days of rousing discussion with 15 of the most active cultural figures today. We'...

Snape Star Knew End Of 'Harry Potter' Years Before The World

Posted 10.15.2012 | Entertainment

Turns out that Professor Snape was a secret double agent. So what does that make Alan Rickman, the man who played him in the "Harry Potter" films, if ...

Jack Kerouac Dissed In Seminar On Broadway

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.07.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Seminar is one of the funniest shows on Broadway and Alan Rickman is delightfully your worst nightmare as a teacher, and also the most realistic.

Stage Door: Seminar, Richard II

Fern Siegel | Posted 01.24.2012 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Seminar has one overarching reason for being on Broadway: Alan Rickman.

First Nighter: J. T. Rogers' Necessary Blood and Gifts at Lincoln Center, Seminar, The Visit Elsewhere

David Finkle | Posted 01.22.2012 | Arts
David Finkle

Why American-born playwright J.T. Rogers' plays are repeatedly produced first in England rather than this side of the Atlantic is somewhat beside the point, but here comes another one, his best to date and a must-see, especially for news-analysis junkies.

Theater: Alan Rickman's Seminar Needs Another Edit

Michael Giltz | Posted 01.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Seminar sorely lacks any insight into or love of writing. We don't see anyone realizing they don't have what it takes or enjoying a creative breakthrough. In short, at this Seminar, we don't get our money's worth.