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7 Great Films About Lucid Dreaming

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 09.08.2014 | Entertainment
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

Christopher Nolan wrote and directed Inception, an action-packed, but rather depressing, science fiction story about corporate espionage via lucid dreaming. Leonardo DiCaprio and Marion Cotillard star as a couple who fall too deeply into the dream world.

Pug Stars In Hilarious 20-Second Homage To 'Inception'

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 07.31.2014 | Comedy

What happens when you combine "Inception," "The X-Files" and "The Adventures of Milo and Otis," subtract Milo, then turn the odd combo into a 20-secon...

Dog Barking At Herself Barking At Herself... And So On

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Comedy

Do you remember the blockbuster movie "Inception"? Well, this video from Daniel Eastvold is a whole lot like that, with levels upon levels upon levels...

What is this, Inception? City Landscapes with Only the Building Facades

VisualNews.com | Posted 05.12.2014 | Arts
VisualNews.com

Where one building could be an ugly apartment block -- telephone wires and stuck-on balconies included -- we now get to assess the structure free of its intended purpose.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Loves How Hayao Miyazaki's 'The Wind Rises' Celebrates the Magic of Normal, Everyday Life

Jim Hill | Posted 04.28.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Given that Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten so good at doing the action-hero thing in these big budget blockbusters, one might wonder why he'd then be so eager to voice a desk-bound aeronautical engineer in The Wind Rises. But Joseph has a two word answer to that question: Hayao Miyazaki.

Do We Own Our Memories?

Adam Kolber | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Adam Kolber

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgAs we develop more effective ways to access and alter the memories of others, our memories start to seem less and less our own.

What Makes a Movie "Spiritual?"

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 05.29.2014 | Arts
Arjuna Ardagh

Barnet and I were discussing what makes a movie "transformational" in this way, or even "spiritual." We swapped examples of films which really hit the mark.

Modern Myths in Movies and What's Missing

Clarence Haynes | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment
Clarence Haynes

The current trend of superhero/fantasy/sci-fi films can be seen as a form of modern mythology -- grand out-of-the-ordinary tales inspired by human experience like lore of old, with this newer crop of stories heavily influenced by big entertainment corporate interests.

Of Mice and Memories

David Sable | Posted 09.28.2013 | Media
David Sable

So alter the mice -- let's help cure disease -- but let's also take the opportunity to stop for a moment and reflect on what a memory is and isn't, and how we'd like to remember and be remembered.

PHOTOS: These Wedding Invitations Deserve An Oscar

The Huffington Post | Erin Migdol | Posted 07.19.2013 | Weddings

We have a feeling Siskel and Ebert would have given these wedding invitations two thumbs up. Southern California couple Joshua and Rachel Watson to...

Christopher Nolan's Disturbing Coffee Ads

Posted 04.24.2013 | Comedy

Christopher Nolan directed such films as "Memento," "Inception," and "The Dark Knight Rises." But have you seen his coffee ads? They're great for when...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Cutest Role Ever

Posted 03.22.2013 | TV

Long before he was starring in every other box office hit, Joseph Gordon-Levitt was just an enthusiastic kid with a love of trivia ... and long hair. ...

WATCH: Spongebob Meets 'Inception'

Posted 12.04.2012 | Comedy

When someone says "Spongebob Squarepants" you probably think of the lighthearted kids' show about a guy who lives in a pineapple under the sea. But...

Considering The Dark Knight Trilogy

William Bradley | Posted 11.15.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The Dark Knight showed that a comic book movie could be not only big, but epic. That it could thoughtfully engage major themes and concerns in society while providing a thoroughly satisfying entertainment experience.

Recalling Total Recall: Intrigue, Ultra-Violence, Humor and What Else That Is Missing from the Schwarzenegger Remakes

William Bradley | Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

For his part, director Paul Verhoeven joyously showcases ultra-violence in Total Recall, sticking it in the audience's face. Indeed, the entire milieu of the film is as downbeat as it is shot through with glee.

WATCH: 'Inception' Gets The LEGO Treatment

Posted 06.11.2012 | Entertainment

Today on the internets: A LEGO-fied take on "Inception." The creators of this two-and-a-half minute clip say it took them about 1,000 hours to create,...

Why Does the Academy Hate Leo?!

Margaret Menefee | Posted 03.25.2012 | Entertainment
Margaret Menefee

Well, the list is out. Thus beginning the exciting road to what is the biggest night for Hollywood. But much of my enthusiasm was lost when I realized who was missing -- begging one very obvious question: WHY DOES THE ACADEMY HATE LEO?!

Charlize Theron's Young Adult and the Crisis of Narcissism in Our Popular Culture

Govindini Murty | Posted 01.29.2012 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

Theron's Mavis is the classic narcissist: cut off from objective reality, lacking any concern for other people, insecure in private but willing in public to ride roughshod over anyone and everything in order to gratify her whims.

Kim Kardashian, Ken Watanabe & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.21.2011 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Kim Kardashian, Ken Watanabe...

Live Updates: MTV Movie Awards 2011

Posted 08.05.2011 | Entertainment

Packed with exclusive film clip premieres, fresh faced teen favorite stars and planned chaos galore, the MTV Movie Awards are the cool summer's answer...

Understand 'Inception' In One Minute With Mac OS X Finder

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.09.2011 | Technology

A dream within a dream within a dream within a movie. If you had trouble figuring out what happened in Inception, the baffling blockbuster of last sum...

My Oscar Experience: Surprises and Southern Comfort in Los Angeles

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

On Sunday, I was in Los Angeles covering the 83rd Annual Academy Awards for the Huffington Post. As I reported from the red carpet, I secretly held out hope that the night would come with huge surprises.

Wayshower Films

Laura Mola | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Laura Mola

INCEPTION, BLACK SWAN, HEREAFTER, THE WAYSHOWER, SPIRITUAL WARRIORS, STONE, ATLAS SHRUGGED, - all of these films defy the current trend of comic book ...

POLL: Who Should Have Won Best Picture?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The Oscars have come and gone leaving winners in a state of jubilee and nominees in the dust. While The King's Speech was pegged as this year's favor...

Anatomy of Oscar: Nothing Gels, and No Surprises

John Farr | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

The show tried too hard to be topical, cute and tongue-in-cheek, and though it offered scattered moments of freshness at the start, it soon curdled.