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Epic Inspiration From Hollywood Icon

Kim Michele Richardson | Posted 07.23.2014 | Books
Kim Michele Richardson

When Lightning Strikes -- Four Decades of Filmmaking deserves to be displayed, admired and read. It's a treasure trove of gorgeous photographs of Jerry Bruckheimer's films and an inspirational narrative of a remarkable life.

Apes with Machine Guns, the Doom of Mankind

Jordan Hart | Posted 07.10.2014 | Comedy
Jordan Hart

Last week something crazy happened. I saw a poster for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes that was so mind-blowing I had to do a double take to make sure I wasn't hallucinating.

5 Most Awkward Fourth of July Films

Ravishly | Posted 07.03.2014 | Comedy
Ravishly

If these movies don't set the stage for a weird Fourth of July, I don't know what will. No need to thank me -- just doing my civic duty.

Larenz Tate Explains Why Black Films Struggle At The Box Office

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.02.2014 | Black Voices

We’ve all seen movies that feature black stereotypes: the token black friend, the black criminal or the omnipresent angry black woman. Although Holl...

Crowd-Sourced Filmmaking: Depending on the Kindness of Strangers

Mitchell Rose | Posted 06.26.2014 | Arts
Mitchell Rose

I've made 25 films in which I've done funny, I've done dramatic and conceptual and beautiful. In this film, I wanted to go for something I hadn't tried -- joyous. And I hoped to do that in a celebration of humanity.

"Geek Love" Author Champions Film

Leslie Zemeckis | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Zemeckis

American's have long been fascinated by the lives of "freaks." June 27th the award-winning documentary Bound by Flesh opens.

Education & Films: An Inspiration from Satyajit Ray

Sriya Chakravarti | Posted 06.17.2014 | Education
Sriya Chakravarti

It is said that a mark of a great film is that you find something new everytime you watch it. One such Bengali film is Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne.

How Does a Film Industry in Nigeria Still Break All the Rules?

Juliet Asante | Posted 06.10.2014 | Entertainment
Juliet Asante

I am a gal torn between two worlds! Literally! Last week, I was at the Sundance gala in NYC that honored Glenn Close. The theme of the gala was 'Here ...

Two Outstanding Films Not to Miss: 'Belle' and 'Fed Up'

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 07.19.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Belle is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Belle's lineage affords he...

10 Films Every Human Rights Advocate Should Watch

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.10.2014 | Arts

The 25th edition of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival is set to launch next month, bringing 11 days worth of visual storytelling to theaters in New...

How to Get Away From It All by Going Nowhere: Movies

Joseph A. Domino | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Joseph A. Domino

What does the outside world look like to the disturbed? Or is the question how does the outside disturbed world look to individuals trying to maintain...

If Godzilla Were Real, How Much Would He Eat?

Oscar Fernandez | Posted 07.18.2014 | Entertainment
Oscar Fernandez

The newest Godzilla is quite the beast. According to the official source, Legendary pictures, Godzilla is 355 feet tall. That's about the height of a 40-story building! It's also the tallest Godzilla yet (according to Wikizilla; yes, there are such sites).

'Spray and Pray'

Dave Harvilicz | Posted 07.03.2014 | Entertainment
Dave Harvilicz

There is a lot of discussion about the future of the film industry. Jeffrey Katzenberg predicted recently at the Milken Conference that movie distribution will be completely reinvented in 10 years from now.

The Club 47 Folk Revival" Explores the Iconic History of Old Cambridge Folk Club

Lesley Daunt | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment
Lesley Daunt

Rob Stegman has been producing and directing award-winning motion pictures for over 30 years. His work includes everything from corporate videos and educational media to broadcast and cable television.

The Scariest Film Ever Made

Nic Latouf | Posted 06.22.2014 | Entertainment
Nic Latouf

To be absolutely fair to the horror genre, when debating the scariest film ever made, one would need to take into account some of the twisted foreign horror films out there -- films like The Eye (Chinese version) and Ju-On (the grudge).

Take the Time to Know Your Students, Even If You're Famous

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.09.2014 | Education
Lev Raphael

When you teach, isn't it better to assume less and try to enjoy more? Otherwise, you're turning the classroom into an echo chamber.

Requiem for a Heavyweight -- One Of Rooney's Finest

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 06.08.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

He made a pretty good bad boy, that Rooney. And yet, I was totally unprepared, decades later, for his gritty, unflinchingly, unflatteringly realistic portrayal of Army, in Rod Serling's searing Requiem for a Heavyweight.

A Film Lover's Guide to London

Katie Goldstein | Posted 06.08.2014 | Travel
Katie Goldstein

Take a strut down the red carpet and visit sites in London that are truly some of the biggest film stars in history.

'Walk' The Paths Of Your Favorite Characters With These Awesome Movie Maps

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 03.31.2014 | Entertainment

Ever wish you could take a trip to the most fantastical places and travel the paths of your beloved characters? Well, reality may prevent you from ...

Centered: This Supercut Gets to the Heart of Wes Anderson's Symmetrical Film Styling

VisualNews.com | Posted 05.21.2014 | Entertainment
VisualNews.com

If you've ever seen a Wes Anderson film, there's no doubt you've noticed his highly stylized version of film making.

All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them -- Transportation

Anne M. Strick | Posted 05.20.2014 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

What does a Transportation Coordinator do on a movie? "A lot of things. A lot", says JIM THORNSBERRY, who estimates he's done "at least fifty" movies...

Jenny Slate and Gillian Robespierre Talk "Obvious Child"

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.10.2014 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Director of Obvious Child Gillian Robespierre, and star Jenny Slate join What's Trending at the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss their feature. T...

Who Is Going to Clean Up the Mess After the Oscars?

Inga Batur | Posted 05.03.2014 | Entertainment
Inga Batur

Is it perhaps time I did something, like wrote a script, that could still work? I am definitely too old and too realistic to think I could start making it as an actress, but even with writing I am not sure I could pull it off.

12 Great Reasons Not To Miss The Oscars This Year

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 05.01.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Sunday, March 2 the Oscars -- the other Super Bowl -- will be televised. Why would you need a reason to watch other than the delicious glitter, pomp and excitement of it all? But if you do need a reason, here are 12.

The Oscar Film that Fed Europe's Hungry

William Lambers | Posted 04.30.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

Every film has a message. It's the power of film that can entertain, inspire, or sometimes educate and bring great action toward a cause like world hunger.