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How British Talent Became Hollywood Royalty

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 10.30.2014 | Entertainment
Sir Peter Westmacott

Nearly two-thirds of the 200 highest-grossing films of the past 12 years have involved UK talent in leading roles. That really does make me proud to be British in Hollywood this week!

What We Are Talking About When We Talk About Her Face

Annabelle Gurwitch | Posted 10.30.2014 | Women
Annabelle Gurwitch

Whether Her face is the visage a famous actress or belongs to a friend you grew up who has had the temerity of suddenly looking younger than you, the semiotic study of the faces of women is one of our favorite national pastimes.

Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper Tango Once Again in Serena

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment
Helen I. Hwang

In the third film that Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper have starred in, Serena is a dark, somber film focused on emotional entanglements with the slight feel of an independent film.

WATCH: The State of Our World in a 1-Second Clip

Cameron Conaway | Posted 10.29.2014 | Green
Cameron Conaway

The term 'wealth inequality' is thrown around in a lot of abstract ways. Here's to making it concrete:Imagine the makers of one of humanity's highest-grossing entertainment films shooting footage for the sequel at one of the world's most brutal sites of human and environmental abuse.

Citizenfour Review: Quiet Moments in a Hong Kong Hotel Room as Edward Snowden, Journalists Fight to Save Democracy

Jonathan Handel | Posted 10.24.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

When journalist Glenn Greenwald and documentary film maker/journalist Laura Poitras responded to emails from an intelligence community member who identified himself at first only as "Citizenfour," little did they how deep the rabbit hole would be.

'Alaskan Bush People' Indictments? So What? Reality TV Fakers Know No Bounds

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 10.24.2014 | Entertainment
Alaska Dispatch News

Once there was fact, and then there was fiction, and finally along came something called reality TV to marry the two into some new, bastardized product one might just call bizzarotainment.

St. Vincent

Dwight Brown | Posted 10.22.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

When you hire Bill Murray to star in your comedy, his eccentric curmudgeon persona comes with the deal. First-time screenwriter/director Theodore Melfi knew that and desperately wanted Murray to star in his movie, which is based on a true-life experience.

2014: Year of the Funny Women -- Record 60 Women Get Last Laugh At NY Comedy Festival

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 10.22.2014 | Comedy
Beverly Wettenstein

With all due respect, this positive progress report on Women in Comedy is a tribute to Joan Rivers. She persevered to pave the path for generations of funny women. Rivers auditioned seven times over three years, before making her Tonight Show debut in 1965.

Shocking: Stage Moms vs. NFL's Manning Family

Denice Duff | Posted 10.22.2014 | Entertainment
Denice Duff

From Shirley Temple to Drew Barrymore, young girls have loved to dress up and entertain. I'm going out on a limb here when I say stage moms are like cosmetic surgery, you only really notice the bad ones...

It's NOT All About That 'Bass'

Lauren Galley | Posted 10.21.2014 | Women
Lauren Galley

Size does matter, according to the media; however, I love the fact that Meghan is so beautiful and successful and she's not a size two! This is the kind of Girl Power that every girl should see and she wears it so well, but she negates this positive message when she suggests the importance of a girl shaking her body for boys.

Les Claypool Discusses Mud, Manhood and Beavers (VIDEO)

Jens Erik Gould | Posted 10.21.2014 | Entertainment
Jens Erik Gould

Primus bassist and singer Les Claypool says in this video interview that he doesn't want his "creativity to become to dead shark."

In With the New: Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Marks Seventh Season at The Joyce

Meghan Feeks | Posted 10.20.2014 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

That could be why Aspen Santa Fe Ballet -- which runs this week at The Joyce -- has developed such a solid fan base among Big Apple balletomanes.

Reality TV Cameras Set Remote McCarthy, Alaska on 'Edge'

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment
Alaska Dispatch News

A new Discovery Channel reality show set in McCarthy is drawing fire for heavy-handed treatment of the reviving old mining town's dark past and alleged outlaw reputation.

How Jennifer Lawrence Broke Her Silence

Uloop | Posted 10.17.2014 | College
Uloop

When a person hears the word "crime," they think of a criminal -- a person at fault for doing something against the law. While we may never find the exact source of the leaked photos, we have to at the very least stop blaming the women for taking them.

Why Red Band Society Is Worth Watching

Uloop | Posted 10.17.2014 | College
Uloop

The comedy-drama stars Octavia Spencer as Nurse Jackson, a blunt and somewhat sharp around the edges woman who wants what's best for her patients and genuinely cares about them.

The Glitz and Glamour Captured on Camera at the Friars Foundation Gala

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 10.17.2014 | Media
Stacy Slotnick

It was business as usual for those of us helping coordinate the Friars Foundation's annual gala at New York's epochal Waldorf Astoria on Tuesday, October 7.

My Wonderland

Mehr Tarar | Posted 10.16.2014 | Entertainment
Mehr Tarar

There is something magical about cinema. The magic of cinema that is for real. It is for those who like to dream. And for those who feel. There is the...

WATCH: Tom Colicchio Picks 'Top Chef's Most Talented Contestant

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 10.16.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

In 12 seasons as the head judge of 'Top Chef,' Tom Colicchio has overseen a number of talented chefs. But Colicchio revealed on HuffPost Live that his...

The Threats Against Anita Sarkeesian Expose The Darkest Aspects Of Online Misogyny

Maureen Ryan | Posted 10.17.2014 | Women
Maureen Ryan

It is tremendously disheartening to suspect that the treatment of women online is getting worse, not better. We've had decades of experience dealing with those who use the Internet with the intent to cause mental or physical distress or harm. We really haven't leveled up?

The Incomparable Faith Evans

Stephen Grant | Posted 10.15.2014 | Black Voices
Stephen Grant

Faith Evans is on a high celebrating 20 years in R&B music. Yet, before executive producing the R&B Divas reality TV franchise or becoming a NY Times best-selling author, the soulful singer from Newark entered the music scene as the first female artist signed to Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs' Bad Boy label back in the early '90s

Everybody Holds the Key to Unlock the Mystery

The European Magazine | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment
The European Magazine

The films of David Lynch will leave you baffled and pondering. The good news: He feels exactly the same. Lynch talked to Max Tholl about mental fishing trips, torturing audiences and our obsession with mystery.

Dear White People

Dwight Brown | Posted 10.15.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

In his debut feature film, writer/director Justin Simien's perceptive observances take no prisoners.

The Comedian

Marcia Liss | Posted 10.15.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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5 Lessons to Be Learned From Michael Douglas' Cancer Experience

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Michael has shown us how to make the proper decisions to overcome stage IV cancer and regain a high quality life. Use these five tips to give yourself the best chance to survive.

'Seinfeld' Writer On The Soup Nazi: 'I Don't Get Why It's Such A Big Deal'

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 10.14.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

When TV writer Spike Feresten submitted his script for the "Soup Nazi" episode of "Seinfeld," he assumed he'd be immediately fired. But the episode, a...