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The Characters in Black Friday Sales

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 11.13.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Thanksgiving Thursday is a day to appreciate all the wonderful things we are blessed with. Be it health, family, shelter, a great career or seven unwatched episodes of The A-Team in your Netflix Instant Queue.

Haley Joel Osment Learned More Than Just His Lines While Filming 'Forrest Gump'

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 09.19.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

At the end of the iconic movie "Forrest Gump," Jenny goes back to Forrest (yet again) and reveals that he fathered her son, whom she names Forrest Jr....

Bill Murray and the Roles That Got Away

John Farr | Posted 11.19.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

As we celebrate the rascally Murray's 64th birthday, let's take a quick look at some roles he missed or passed on, and wonder what might have been.

Tom Hanks' 'Forrest Gump' Rehearsal Footage Is Missing One Thing

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 08.08.2014 | Entertainment

Behold, here's Tom Hanks' "audition tape" for "Forrest Gump." Surfaced 20 years after the film's debut, this video shows Hanks reading opposite Robin ...

This 90-Year-Old Vet Is Running Across The Country In Honor Of The 'Ship That Won' WWII

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact

Forrest Gump's got nothing on Ernie Andrus. The 90-year-old WWII veteran is the oldest person in the U.S. to run across America, according to CBS N...

Here's What The Cast Of 'Forrest Gump' Is Up To 20 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.10.2014 | Entertainment

While hard to believe, it's been 20 years since "Forrest Gump" was released. Before July 6, 1994, we didn't have handy dessert-box metaphors for life,...

This Honest Trailer For 'Forrest Gump' Is Too Real

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment

This honest trailer for "Forrest Gump" is too real. It's true, Forrest "bombards complete strangers with his entire life story," and Jenny -- sorry, w...

'Forrest Gump' And 8-Bit Go Together Like Peas And Carrots

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment

CineFix has morphed a number of our favorite films into 8-bit shorts -- "The Hobbit," "The Big Lebowski" and "Elf" to name a few -- and their latest o...

40 Movies And 6 New TV Shows To Stream On Netflix This Month

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.02.2014 | TV

It's a new month, which means a bunch of new movies and TV shows are hitting Netflix. If you have plans this weekend we'd advise you to ditch them, be...

WATCH: If The Opening Of 'Forrest Gump' Was Made By Wes Anderson

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 04.25.2014 | Entertainment

If "Forrest Gump" was a Wes Anderson film, it probably would have been called "A Chocolate Box Kind of Life," and looked a little something like the v...

Would Dan Rutherford Like Any Popcorn with That?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.10.2014 | 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.