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Does Touch Get the Math Right?

Dr. Keith Devlin | Posted 05.26.2012 | TV
Dr. Keith Devlin

It would have been easy to get the math right in Touch. On the other hand, taken literally, the portrayal of the application of mathematics to the world by the young Jake is so way-over-the-top fictitious that inaccuracy in specific details does not adversely affect the storyline.

'I'm Too Old For This Sh**' Mash-Up, In Honor Of 'Lethal Weapon's' 25th Anniversary (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ben Craw | Posted 05.06.2012 | Entertainment

You're getting too old for this: 25 years ago, on March 6, 1987, "Lethal Weapon" was released. The buddy-cop thriller not only cemented Mel Gibson's s...

'Lethal Weapon' Star Opens Up On His Civil Rights Experience

AP | Posted 01.11.2012 | Black Voices

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Actor Danny Glover and two other recipients of this year's Freedom Awards spoke Thursday about the importance of education and the r...

'The Black Power Mixtape': Who's Telling You Your Stories?

Naima Ramos-Chapman | Posted 01.07.2012 | Black Voices
Naima Ramos-Chapman

Left neglected in a Swedish TV station's cellar for 30 years, Black Power Mixtape includes "socially conscious" artists and a sweet soundtrack crafted by ?uestlove... what was there not to love? How about everything minus the soundtrack?

Weekend Warriors: Occupy LA Doubling In Numbers (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 12.08.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles expected the Occupy LA movement to continue to grow through the weekend – and that it has. Hundreds more have gone to join protestors, a...

Danny Glover To Occupy LA: 'We Need 24/7 Warriors' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 12.08.2011 | Los Angeles

In the clip above, actor and activist Danny Glover surprised Occupy LA demonstrators on Saturday in front of Downtown's City Hall. In the sweltering h...

Black Power Mixtape -- The Screen Is Burning

Jack Hidary | Posted 12.06.2011 | Black Voices
Jack Hidary

Riveting. This collection of interviews, some never seen before of key figures in the Black Power movement, is a new critical document of our country's history.

Rebecca Carroll

Danny Glover Wants 'Black Power Mixtape' To Encourage Transformation

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Carroll | Posted 11.13.2011 | Black Voices

"The Black Power Mixtape" feels less like a documentary and more like a photo album lovingly pasted together by foreign exchange students who stayed w...

Olsson's The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975: The Revolution Will Be Documented

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.08.2011 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

Swedish filmmaker Göran Hugo Olsson's documentary The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 is one of those once-in-a-lifetime films which seamlessly reaches the full cinematic goal of changing its viewers' world for good.

Bruce Ricker/Jazz Foundation of America -- Keeping the Spirit Alive

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.22.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Jazz lost one of its own last week, with the death of Bruce Ricker. Not a player per se, Ricker, a lawyer with a passion for jazz assembled Jay McShan...

An Anti-War Candidate Announces Run for Presidency

Robert Naiman | Posted 06.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Gary Johnson wants to end the war in Afghanistan. If you could stop the killing in Afghanistan by temporarily assuming a "Republican" identity, would that not be morally justified?

Finally: A Film From A 'Mooz-Lum' Perspective (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion

On one hand, Mooz-Lum has the structure of a standard college movie. Protagonist Tariq (played by Evan Ross) struggles through an identity crisis by d...

A Love Story: Darlene Love, New Inductee to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees have been announced and the honorees include, finally (Let me hear you say Hallelujah! - I've been sayin...

For Colored Girls, And For Multiple Stakes

Wyatt Closs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

The film, "For Colored Girls", is gonna have sista girl flair for sure, but there are a number of reasons to peep it and especially watch how it unfol...

One Nation in Los Angeles: From Spectacle to Spark

Wyatt Closs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Wyatt Closs

A beautiful giant collage art piece. A sea of people of every ethnicity. Danny Glover. Tom Morello. Young Poets. Wait, what's going on? And wasn't tha...

HuffPost Review: Legendary

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Legendary isn't awful; it's just not particularly memorable. At best, it will wrestle your attention span to a draw.

You Can See Him: WWE Superstar John Cena Talks New Movie and Expendables 2

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Every week of the year John Cena thunderously talks down his opponents, salutes the crowd, and delivers a patented "F.U." on just about any one he goes up against.

Worker Worthy Standouts: The Best Films About Work for Labor Day 2010

Wyatt Closs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

There's a blog to be written about Greatest Films of All-Time about Workers and work themes but for now, lets look at those made or released in the last year. In terms of feature films, there are 5 standouts.

Join Us in Reclaiming King's Dream

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

These are not the best of times for racial harmony, or economic or social justice. These certainly are not the best of times for nonviolence. But the America of 2010 is a lot different from the America of 1963.

Are Religious People More Racist?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

Researchers found that "religion is practiced largely within race" and as such, "religious in-group identity promotes general ethnocentrism." This study focused on white Protestants, but the researchers believe that their findings apply to other groups.

The Disappearance of McKinley Nolan: Must-See Vietnam Feature Doc Asks All the Right Questions

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Wren Collins

Whittling 300 hours of footage to a spellbinding 77 minutes edited over a year and a half, The Disappearance of McKinley Nolan has more questions than answers.

Twelve, Including Danny Glover, Arrested at Protest Against Campus Dining Giant Sodexo

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Ryan Ashley | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Produced by HuffPost's College Reporting team. It was an unusual scene in suburban Maryland on Friday when 12 people, including actor Danny Glover a...

Danny Glover Arrested In A Protest

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

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Movie Review: Death at a Funeral

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Neil Labute's remake of Death at a Funeral is virtually a photocopy, in terms of the story it tells and the comedy beats it hits. Yet everything in this version is coarser and more obvious, aimed at a lowest-common-denominator audience.

Free Flick Fridays: Song of Freedom

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

It's shocking, really, that there hasn't been a biopic of the legendary Paul Robeson as of yet. Much, much more than "the guy who sings "Ol' Man River" in Showboat," Robeson was a towering American figure and one of the few people who can accurately be called a Renaissance man.