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Sex and the City and the Misunderstandings Concerning Female Escapist Fantasy

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

This is not about whether the films are good or not, but whether critics properly understand the genre that said franchise represents.

Iron Man's Post-Modern Howard Hughes Is Back and Confused

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Iron Man 2, entertaining as it is, and I like it, is a big missed opportunity. It could have been a lighter version of The Dark Knight, exploring deeper themes in a pop context with a more congenial cast. Instead, it's confused.

Iron Scarlett Johansson 2

Cameron Sherber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Cameron Sherber


Iron Man 2 Grosses $128.1 Million in Debut Weekend

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Iron Man 2 has grossed $133.6 million, currently the fourth-largest opening weekend on record.

"Iron Man" & "Batman Begins" Are The Exact Same Movie (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Have you ever had film deja vu? Where you're watching a movie and suddenly realize "I've seen this before, only with different people." Well luckily s...

"Iron Man 2" Trailer: WATCH THE VIDEO

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The trailer for the summer 2010 sequel to "Iron Man" is out and you can watch it below. "Iron Man 2" reunites Robert Downey Jr as Tony Stark with G...

The Ironman World Championship Comes to a Close

Jim Garfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Garfield

Kona, Hawaii can return to its normal Island ways, as the 2009 Ford Ironman World Championships has closed the books for another year.

Dumpster Diving: Deleted Scenes That Should Have Stayed in the Final Film

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

If you had a scene that explained away a massive plot hole, wouldn't you keep it in the final film? Stephen Norrington felt otherwise, leaving this breakthrough Marvel-adaptation Blade with a major storytelling gap.

Rumor Finally Becomes Fact: Iron Man 2 to Open in IMAX

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

IMAX has finally confirmed that Jon Favreau's Iron Man sequel will be debuting on May 7th in both regular 35mm and IMAX formats.

Super Poems: Other Comic Books Inspired by Verse

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

In a plot line inspired by Robert Frost's poem "Road Not Taken," fictional character Archie Andrews has already proposed to Veronica and will propose to Betty next month. I wonder what it would be like if other comics were inspired by poems...

Bella Is a Lousy Role Model, but Do We Only Care Because She's a Girl?

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

What is worth noting is that all of these male characters are basically users and abusers of their friends, family, and lovers. Yet Bella is attacked in various circles because she allows herself to be abused and used.

The House of Mouse Buys the House of Ideas...

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The acquisition of 5,000 often violent, occasionally sexualized comic book characters just makes Disney an even easier target for Focus on the Family. We'll see if Disney reacts to inevitable cheap shots.

The Long, Slow Death of American Triumphalism

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Hollywood's products still rule the globe. Yet, in that international arena, American-style war, as in Iraq or Afghanistan, is a complete turn-off and real-world all-American triumph just doesn't fly anymore.

Scarlett Johansson's Iron Man Shape Up: Butt Kicking And Low Carbs | Scott Huver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Even enviable-looking Scarlett Johansson couldn't disguise her fear at having to don a skintight catsuit for her Iron Man 2 role as the Russian spy Bl...

"Iron Man 2" Stills: Gwyneth, Scarlett, Downey & More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The movie is not out till May 2010, but below are new stills from the recently wrapped "Iron Man 2," starring Robert Downey Jr, Gwyneth Paltrow, Micke...

Mickey Rourke's Whiplash In 'Iron Man 2': First Look | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Whiplash (Mickey Rourke) sports a power pack on his chest that looks similar to the one that Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) uses. "The technologies a...

HuffPost Review: Neil Young Archives Volume 1 (1963 - 1972)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

In the world of box sets, it would be impossible to find something better than Neil Young Archives Volume 1 (1963 - 1972).

HuffPost Box Office Weekend in Review: Star Trek Opens to $79 Million

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

By today, Star Trek will be the third highest grossing Trek picture and it'll easily surpass the franchise record by Saturday at the absolute latest.

'Iron Man 2' First Look: A Hero Unmasked | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Tony Stark is out of the superhero closet, and it's no picnic. The sequel to last summer's blockbuster, which began shooting three weeks ago and op...

Is Obsessed Sexist and Racist?

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

As soon as women or minority groups are given their own somewhat trashy entertainment, it's suddenly a problem for culture at large.

Terrence Howard Whines About Being Dropped From Iron Man 2

Parade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Terrence Howard is still complaining about being replaced by Don Cheadle in "Iron Man 2." In a new interview with Parade, Howard said the following o...


The Huffington Post | Willow Lindley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Ever dream of being Iron Man? Well, that dream might not be as far fetched as you might think. Cyberdyne, a Japanese company founded Professor Sankai,...

Review: Watchmen (2009)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The production is handsome, the acting is exceptional, and the special effects are mostly effective. But, at the end of the day, Watchmen is not an exciting story.

Marvel's Iron Man Boosts Earnings

Yahoo Finance | Rory Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Marvel (NYSE: MVL - News) Entertainment's fourth-quarter earnings were buoyed by the release of Iron Man 2 on DVD, which accounted for the lion's shar...

Watchmen: Who's Watching The Watchmen?

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Based on one of the most collected and memorable comic book runs in history, the movie Watchmen tries to be all things cosmic and ambiguously moral to all of us.