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Would Dan Rutherford Like Any Popcorn with That?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 03.10.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

State Treasurer Dan Rutherford may be running last in the GOP gubernatorial primary race, according to the latest polls, but at least he's still running -- both in the race and on his treadmill.

Here's Every Best Picture Winner In Oscar History Illustrated

Posted 04.18.2014 | Entertainment

Test your Best Picture knowledge with this handy infographic, which illustrates each winner throughout the Oscars' 85-year history. Content market...

Tom Hanks Has 'Forrest Gump' Reunion With Lt. Dan & Bubba

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.07.2014 | Entertainment

Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know when Tom Hanks is going to take a photo with Gary Sinise and Mykelti Williamson. The "Forrest Gump" s...

Failing, Again

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

Jasper Johns works on etching plates in a Paris studio, April 1978. Photograph courtesy Associated Press. I took a walking meditation workshop last...

Great Getaways: Savannah

Budget Travel | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

If you're looking for a fun, affordable Southern getaway, visit Savannah, where you'll find the perfect mix of Southern hospitality, nightlife, and enough action to satisfy every food lover and history buff.

Disabled Characters in Fiction

Susan Nussbaum | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Susan Nussbaum

Can't there ever be a disabled character in a book or film just because? Where the topic doesn't ever come up? All sorts of interesting stories can be written about a disabled character, without the disability ever being mentioned. You know, just like real people.

The Best Tom Hanks Movie Ever?

Posted 10.07.2013 | Comedy

As Official Comedy proves in this glorious mashup, if you combine bits and pieces of Tom Hanks' movies together, you get the best Tom Hanks movie ever...

The FINAL 'Rejected Pitches'

Posted 09.11.2013 | Comedy

After tearing apart such classic films as "Pulp Fiction," "Citizen Kane" and "E.T.," the Rejected Pitches team has finally rejected their final pitch...

Iconic 'Forrest Gump' Role Almost Went To This Actor

Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment

If director Robert Zemeckis had gotten his way, "Forrest Gump" would have been very different. The role of Lt. Dan, a platoon leader who loses his ...

Meet The Russian Carrie Bradshaw

Huffington Post | Hannah Levy | Posted 08.01.2013 | Celebrity

"We'll always have Paris." "You can't handle the truth!" "I love lamp." What do killer movie moments sound like around the world? With many films ...

'90s Movies That Will Make You Feel Like It's 1993

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.25.2013 | Entertainment

This weekend will find Aubrey Plaza, Bill Hader and Andy Samberg flashing back to 1993 in "The To Do List." Naturally, we've decided to do the same. B...

My Summer Vacation: Tanzania or Maine-ia

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel
Randee Mia Berman

Don't know much about geometry. But I do know this: Summer = Vacation. It's a simple algebraic equation.

Happy Birthday, 'Forrest Gump'!

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.06.2013 | Entertainment

Nineteen years ago today, on July 6, 1994, one of the great American epics was released. "Forrest Gump" became a staple of movie culture, producing on...

25 Movies Perfect For Mother's Day

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.10.2013 | Entertainment

Ring in Mother's Day on Sunday by curling up with a movie that you and mommy dearest will both enjoy (perhaps even the movie "Mommie Dearest"). To...

Ed Burke and Forrest Gump's Surprising Connection

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 06.25.2013 | Chicago
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

Ed Burke is like Forest Gump in that he has been witness to, and part of shaping, many of the city's key events since the late '60s.

Movie Review: Midnight's Children

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Though a bit literal for a film that traffics in magical realism, Deepa Mehta's Midnight's Children is both dreamy and dramatic, a fascinating view of Indian history seen through the prism of a personal -- and occasionally twinned -- story.

Huckleberry The Pup Crowned 'Beautiful Bulldog'

AP | Posted 04.22.2013 | Weird News

DES MOINES, Iowa -- If at first you don't succeed, wipe the slobber off and try again. Just ask 4-year-old pup Huckleberry, who's been crowned this ye...

Run, Akin, Run! What Forrest Gump and Todd Akin Have in Common

Christina Pesoli | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics
Christina Pesoli

Akin may wish he could take back his words, but I'm glad he can't. To bastardize a line from Forrest Gump, elections shouldn't be like a box of chocolates. Voters should always know what they're going to get.

'Hollywood Treasure': Forrest Gump's Running Hat

Posted 06.13.2012 | TV

A prop from "Forrest Gump" was the latest piece of memorabilia to make a fortune at auction on "Hollywood Treasure" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on Syfy). Joe...

30 Things Girls Don't Do On 'Girls'

Jaimie Etkin | Posted 04.24.2012 | TV
Jaimie Etkin

Though a majority of the backlash stems from racism claims and jealousy towards 25-year-old creator/director/writer/star Lena Dunham, the thing I couldn't get past in the first episode of "Girls" was a cupcake.

Vet Helped By 'Forrest Gump Star': Happy There Are Americans Who Appreciate Military | Posted 01.14.2012 | Impact

His left arm and both legs were ripped from his body, his ear drums shattered. He wasn't one of the "lucky" who lose consciousness. Corporal Juan Domi...

'Forrest Gump' Star To Raise Money For Vet Who Lost 3 Limbs

AP | Posted 03.09.2012 | Impact

TEMECULA, Calif. — Actor Gary Sinise, known for playing a soldier who loses his legs in the film "Forrest Gump," wants to stage a benefit concer...

Which Tom Hanks Film Is Now A National Treasure?

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 02.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — Bambi, Forrest Gump and Hannibal Lecter have at least one thing in common: Their cinematic adventures were chosen by the Library of...

Politics: When Dumb Meets Disconnected

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Can we shake off our apathy, connect reality and marshal a productive counterattack against the forces of ignorance? Right now, the odds aren't looking all that good.

Sheen and Estevez Hit Home Run with The Way

Lonna Saunders | Posted 10.25.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Rarely does an audience laugh and cry during the same movie. Yet that's what happened at a Chicago International Film Festival prescreening of The Way.