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Top Post50 Celebrities To Follow On Twitter

Posted 01.09.2012 | Fifty

Remember when Facebook was strictly a young person's game, viewed with skepticism and quasi-hostility from everyone over 30? Then, in time, everyone e...

Albert Brooks Tweets On Politics, Pop Culture -- And Aging

Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty

It's safe to say that Albert Brooks is having a banner year. The 64-year-old comedian is currently garnering praise on the film festival circuit f...

ReThink Review: Drive -- Stuck In Neutral

Jonathan Kim | Posted 11.21.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

If you've seen any of the ads for Drive, starring Ryan Gosling as a nameless stunt driver who moonlights as a wheelman for hire, you'd probably think it is a darker, more artsy installment of the Fast and the Furious franchise.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Nicolas Winding Refn on Drive

Dan Persons | Posted 11.18.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's Refn, so moral ambiguities will abound, not to mention some exquisitely-mounted chase sequences, plus unrestrained violence. Sum total: Action goodness with both brains and balls.

Christina Hendricks Discusses the Three Best Things in Life: Jon Hamm, Ryan Gosling, and Pie

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 11.16.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Christina Hendricks has the old-world, but never old, sex appeal of our Marilyn, and is perhaps our first red-headed pin-up since Rita Hayworth. And she has major acting chops.

Nicolas Winding Refn on Ryan Gosling and Drive

Tribeca | Posted 11.16.2011 | New York

Nicolas Winding Refn goes in-depth about his philosophy on filmmaking and the difference between stylish and stylized.

Movie Review: Drive

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

One of the most buzzed-about movies out of the Cannes Film Festival last spring, Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive is a strange mix of outrageous action an...

Ryan Gosling: My Favorite Thing To Do Is...

Posted 08.21.2011 | Entertainment

There are few actors in Hollywood with the versatility of Ryan Gosling; his talent allows him to deliver lines as jilted lover, tough Brooklyn furnitu...

Interview: Albert Brooks Sees Into the Future

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.03.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Brooks' first novel, 2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America, has popped on to the New York Times' best-seller list -- that kind of commercial success is an unaccustomed feeling for Brooks.

HuffPost Readers Answer: What Are You Dying To Read This Summer?

Posted 07.30.2011 | Books

Ah, summer. Laying beside the pool, with an icy drink in one hand and a great book in the other. But what to read? It seems that so many great books h...

The Week's Hottest Reads: What Should You Be Reading At The Beach This Weekend?

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 07.27.2011 | Books

-- HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Dead Reckoning" by Charlaine Harris (Ace)...

Face 2 Face with Ace: Albert Brooks

The Adam Carolla Show | Posted 07.24.2011 | Comedy
The Adam Carolla Show

I recently sat down with one of my comedy idols: Albert Brooks. We talked about what goes on behind closed doors in New York Hotel Rooms, and why people keep raping maids.

Spitting With Albert Brooks (VIDEO)

Posted 07.23.2011 | Women

I've always loved Albert Brooks - and for reasons you're about to see, this vintage clip is a personal favorite! -MT Don't Miss a G...

Future Shock: Albert Brooks' Novel of 2030 America

Tom Teicholz | Posted 07.21.2011 | Books
Tom Teicholz

Anyone familiar with Brooks' films will not be surprised that his debut novel is clever and entertaining. But it is also thoughtful, insightful and inventive. And funny -- let's not forget funny.

VIDEO: 'I Want To Be Kate Middleton's First Jew'

Posted 07.12.2011 | Comedy

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Gregory Beyer

Albert Brooks Talks About His First Novel, '2030' | Gregory Beyer | Posted 07.12.2011 | Comedy

After handshakes and photographs with his lingering admirers, Albert Brooks followed his publicist into a closet-size room deep within the Barnes & No...

Albert Brooks Wrote A Novel About The Future. It's Kind Of Funny. But Also: Good.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 07.10.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Suddenly Brooks is like the James Franco of comedy. If his book sucked, no problem. But it's hard not to like Twenty Thirty: The Real Story of What Happened to America.

WATCH: Debbie Reynolds and Albert Brooks

Posted 07.08.2011 | Women

In honor of today's celebration, here's my favorite clip from the 1996 Debbie Reynolds-Albert Brooks comedy, appropriately titled "Mother.&quo...

Albert Brooks's New Book Casts A Wry Eye On Problems Of The Future | JANET MASLIN | Posted 07.02.2011 | Books

In his most recent film, “Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World,” Albert Brooks can be seen as a stand-up comic trying to entertain an audience i...

The Not-So Comic Future | JANET MASLIN | Posted 07.01.2011 | Arts

In his most recent film, "Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World," Albert Brooks can be seen as a stand-up comic trying to entertain an audience in In...

WATCH: Cannes Top Prize Film Trailers

Posted 06.14.2011 | Arts

The list of contenders is in for this year's Palme d'Or- Cannes Film Festival's top prize. The competition is tight, with movies from famed directors...

Cannes Top Prize Contenders Announced

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 06.14.2011 | Arts

-- Here is the list of the 19 films in competition for the top prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d'Or. The festival runs May 11-22...

On the Culture Front: Park Avenue Winter and Broadcast News on DVD

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Park Avenue Winter is an explosion of the senses that is felt from the moment you step through its elegant doors.

Broadcast News: Love, Truth and Television

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2011-01-18-BroadcastNews_image_01.jpgA legendary film captured the battle over the soul of news and the women and men who delivered it.

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?