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Lauren Duca

The Surprising Way Barack Obama Inspired 'Into The Woods'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 12.16.2014 | Entertainment

"You are not alone." As director Rob Marshall remembers it, he heard President Barack Obama inadvertently use that "Into the Woods" quote during a mem...

Out of the Psyche and 'Into the Woods'

Lindajoy Rose, Ph.D. | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindajoy Rose, Ph.D.

There are so many teachable moments in Into the Woods. I urge you to see the movie and look for the meanings underlying the entertainment.

Everything You Need To Know About The Crazy Golden Globes Nominations

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.11.2014 | Entertainment

This year's Golden Globes nominations were a bit of a doozy. Unexpected actors snuck into the ring -- including Jennifer Aniston, Jake Gyllenhaal and ...

Meryl Streep Casts a Spell: Into the Woods

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Missing from Monday's lunch at The Leopard, Meryl Streep, wicked as an ugly witch in Rob Marshall's movie adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's musical Int...

'Interstellar' And 'The Imitation Game' Just Got An Oscar Boost

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment

The American Film Institute continued its tradition of selecting the top films and television programs of the year on Monday, but this time the group ...

Are Fairy Tales Like 'Peter Pan Live!' Dumbing Down Culture?

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.05.2014 | Entertainment

HuffPost Live's "Spoiler Alert" spent Friday in Neverland as our panel of TV fanatics went in-depth on NBC's "Peter Pan Live!" After grading the perf...

Lauren Duca

Cinderella Was A Feminist Princess Long Before 'Frozen' And 'Maleficent'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment

The last year has proved to be very progressive for Disney princesses. With their microscopic waistlines, hyper-sexualized royal attire and suffocatin...

Johnny Depp Cares Enough To 'Not Give A F--k' Anymore

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment

Much has been said about Johnny Depp's movie choices over the past few years. "Why Are All of Johnny Depp’s Movies Bombing at the Box Office?" asked...

There's A Whole Lot Of Singing In The 'Into The Woods' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.06.2014 | Entertainment

Finally, here's an "Into the Woods" trailer with singing. Lots of singing, in fact! Meryl Streep sings the most (her highlight is "Stay With Me" at th...

Get Another Look At Johnny Depp In 'Into The Woods'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.05.2014 | Entertainment

One day before Disney unveils the final "Into the Woods" trailer, the studio has released a slew of character posters from the film, featuring stars E...

The Uncertain Woods of Faith

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 10.26.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

The French Jewish philosopher Emanuel Levinas teaches that what makes Torah holy is its infinite meaning. Holiness is therefore defined by inexhaustible possibility.

Here's Your First Glimpse Of Meryl Streep Singing In 'Into The Woods'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.26.2014 | Entertainment

Here is a clip of Meryl Streep playing a witch and singing a Stephen Sondheim ballad. We don't need to say much else, but if you must know, it's the f...

Beware Your Fantasy: It Might Just Come True!

George Heymont | Posted 12.09.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Fairy tales, short stories, and playlets have a way of infecting the imagination to produce new variations on age-old themes. In June, Wily West Productions joined forces with the Playwrights Center of San Francisco to present Sheherezade 14, an evening of short plays written by local playwrights and directed by Wesley Cayabyab and Amy Crumpacker.

He Could Go on Singing: With Not-So-Solo Show Wunderkind, Tim Realbuto's Back in the Spotlight

Jaime Lubin | Posted 12.08.2014 | Arts
Jaime Lubin

Backstage gossip and entertainment in-jokes abound, but the show has a beating heart beneath its tongue-in-cheek humor as Realbuto learns the hard way that the realities of adulthood often don't match our dreams.

Something Major Is Missing From The 'Into The Woods' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.31.2014 | Entertainment

Here's the first trailer for "Into the Woods," Rob Marshall's adaptation of the famed Stephen Sondheim musical. Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick, Emily Blu...

22 Movies We'll Be Talking About For The Next 6 Months

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment

July 1 marks the halfway point of 2014, and so far, so meh, at least at the multiplex. Which isn't to say that 2014 has been a washout -- "The Grand B...

Trying to Put a Ring on It

George Heymont | Posted 04.17.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

A gay film from Israel presents a hair-raising depiction of the obstacles faced by two gay men who quickly fall in love despite the fact that they are surrounded by the kind of tribal hatred as old as the feud between the Capulets and the Montagues.

Is Matthew McConaughey The New Johnny Depp?

Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
Matthew Jacobs

It would seem Depp -- once known as one of Hollywood's go-to weirdos, and a marketable one who became a heartthrob and box-office superstar -- has traded places with McConaughey, a former laughing stock of all things critically acclaimed.

Meryl Streep Stuns In First 'Into The Woods' Photo

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.27.2013 | Entertainment

On Thursday, we got the first images of Anna Kendrick and Chris Pine on the set of "Into the Woods." They were nice and all, but slow down, because no...

Anna Kendrick And Chris Pine Take Us 'Into The Woods'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.26.2013 | Entertainment

Our first glimpse of the all-star adaptation of "Into the Woods" features Anna Kendrick, Emily Blunt and Chris Pine decked out in full-on fairy-tale g...

Beware Your Fantasy -- It Might Just Come True!

George Heymont | Posted 10.13.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Wishes form the foundation of fairy tales, romantic films, and idle fantasy. There are times, however, when one's innocent fantasies can go horribly wrong and what started out on such a promising note can evolve into a horrifying nightmare.

Coming To The Big Screen

Posted 08.07.2013 | Entertainment

"Ellen" show favorite/Internet sensation/Nicki Minaj impersonator Sophia Grace Brownlee may have found her first film role. The 10-year-old has report...

Jake Gyllenhaal Drops Huge Movie

Posted 07.18.2013 | Entertainment

Jake Gyllenhaal will not travel into the woods for "Into the Woods." According to TheWrap, Gyllenhaal has had to bow out of Rob Marshall's musical ada...

'Twilight' Star Replaces Anna Kendrick In Big Film

Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment

Zach Braff wishes Anna Kendrick was able to star in his next film, "Wish I Was Here," but scheduling conflicts will prevent Kendrick from making her s...

Anna Kendrick Nabs Beloved Role

Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment

Let's hope the glass slipper fits -- Anna Kendrick may be taking on the role of Cinderella. The 27-year-old actress is reportedly in talks to join ...