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Spite Your Face: Zoe As Nina

T. Better Baldwin | Posted 07.27.2014 | Black Voices
T. Better Baldwin

I like Zoe as an actress and as a person that I don't know. I admire her hutzpah as she defends her right to embody Ms. Simone. However, just because you can doesn't mean you should.

'Ben-Hur' Remake In Production

AP | Posted 04.25.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Burnett and Roma Downey will produce a new version of the historical epic "Ben-Hur," as the faith-based film revival continues ...

10 Fascinating Facts About The Ten Commandments (The Movie)

S.R. Hewitt | Posted 06.18.2014 | Religion
S.R. Hewitt

Watching Paramount's The Ten Commandments is, for many, an annual part of the spring holidays. While there have been other film versions of the story of the exodus, none have the epic staying power of the 1956 classic.

Here Are Two More Additions To The Rahm Emanuel Foulmouth File

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

It's no secret that Rahm Emanuel doesn't tend to mince words. So it shouldn't come as much of a surprise that the Chicago mayor once had some colo...

Gunpowder and Blood on Their Cold, Dead Hands

Bill Moyers | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

This grim anniversary of the Newtown, Conn., killings, with 28 dead, reminded us of that moment back in 2000 when Charlton Heston made his defiant boast at the NRA convention that gun control advocates would have to pry his rifle from his "cold, dead hands."

The Best Movies About Time Travel, and Why About Time Isn't One of Them

John Farr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

Movies that somehow play with the manipulation of time are surprisingly plentiful, as they tap into a fundamental fantasy we all share. It really is not worth trekking out to catch About Time. Here then are a few time-travel films worth staying home for.

'The Most Pathetic Tool On The Face Of The Earth'

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment

Jim Carrey made waves this week when he spoke out in favor of gun control - and against those who oppose it - in a big way. The comedian released a mu...

Dead Cold Hands

Matthew Modine | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics
Matthew Modine

As a nation we cannot be shackled to an archaic Second Amendment which is being shielded by a minority of Americans that demand the right to use weapons that are continually killing citizens across our country.

California Love

D. R. Tucker | Posted 06.16.2012 | Green
D. R. Tucker

I don't remember watching The Earth Day Special when it was first broadcast by ABC in April 1990. Perhaps if I had watched it 22 years ago, I would have avoided falling for the right's denialist trap.

Rick Santorum Is a Better Father Than I

Tony Phillips | Posted 06.16.2012 | Politics
Tony Phillips

I know there are those who might question the appropriateness of aligning a child with any political lobbying group in that child's toddlerhood and to them I say, "Commie!"

A True Spiritual Warrior -- Robert Easton

Laura Mola | Posted 02.27.2012 | Home
Laura Mola

Robert Easton was a teacher, a guru, and a support to a myriad of acting students who treasured him as the gem he was and treated him accordingly.

The Greatest Hollywood Director You May Never Have Heard Of

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Which Hollywood director actually made the most great movies? In the Alsace area of Germany, future director William Wyler was born. Here is a sampling of his best movies covering three full decades.

Charlton Heston's 'El Cid': A Hero for Our Time

David Shasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Shasha

In our time when Muslim and Christian find themselves at odds, the story of El Cid and his Muslim allies can teach us a very important lesson.

Actor Matthew Marsden Hides Right-Wing Political Views

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

If Matthew Marsden is really honored to hang out with anti-gay, religious-right hate mongers -- and that's who he flew halfway across the country to be with in private -- then he should do it in the light of day.

Ten Secrets of The Ten Commandments

Bruce Feiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bruce Feiler

I was offered exclusive access to DeMille's private papers and personal memorabilia collection. They portray a man obsessed with Communism and determined to turn the biblical prophet into an ardent Cold Warrior.

Seder Talking Points: Seven Secrets of Passover

Bruce Feiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bruce Feiler

You, too, can be a seder know-it-all. Herewith are selected seder talking points to help you steer your Passover conversation away from the same tired jokes about matzah and constipation.

Religulous Dogma

Philip Goldberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Philip Goldberg

Why do the militant atheists insist on this intellectual dishonesty? Maybe because confrontational language and side-splitting satire help them make their case.

Charlton Heston the Face of the USA? How Moses Was Chosen for the Great Seal

Bruce Feiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Feiler

The committee's report offers vivid, behind-the-scenes evidence that the founders of the United States viewed themselves as acting in the image of Moses.

Palin's Last Shot On Wolves & Ashley Judd; Congress Shoots Back

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

As an Alaskan who has trapped and hunted, the aerial killing of animals is to hunting what hiring a hooker is to dating. A sure thing, with no work. No wonder it appealed to former governor Palin.

A Great Lack of Latinos at the Academy Awards

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Daniel Cubias

In the eighty-one years the Academy has been handing out awards, just 14 Hispanics have been nominated for acting Oscars. The last was Adriana Barraza in 2007 for Babel.

Deborah Kerr Rhymes With Star, and What a Star She Was: She Deserves to Be Remembered, Too

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Though Kerr was 86 and had been out of the public eye for a number of years, her film and stage career, spanning four and a half decades, had secured her legendary status in motion picture history.

P.O.W., It's the New Teflon

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

McCain has been tweaking his P.O.W. story, with some variation, for many years. For Democrats, critiquing its overuse is too little, too late.

The Frakking Nukes

Daniel Holloway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Daniel Holloway

But one of the reasons Battlestar works so well is that humanity's demise is rooted in its Alfred E. Neuman-esque attitude toward the machines of war.

Whoopi Goldberg Remembers Charlton Heston, Plants One On Joy

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today on "The View" the ladies took a few moments to remember film legend Charlton Heston, who died over the weekend. Whoopi recounted how excited she...

Charlton Heston: A Look Back

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

MSNBC looks back at Charlton Heston's life, from Moses and Ben-Hur to NRA and civil rights activist. Charlton Heston died last night at age 83. ...