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Pixies: They're Cuter than Cuties

Anneli Rufus | Posted 04.11.2014 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

How do you get the world to start rejoicing in your new fruit? When your new fruit looks and tastes a lot like familiar fruits then how do you get the world to start rejoicing?

Jet Li Treated For Thyroid Problem

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

HONG KONG (AP) — Jet Li says he's being treated for an overactive thyroid, but he's determined to fight the condition head-on. The Chinese action s...

Live from the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival: Sunday, June 30

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.30.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

People occasionally ask me how I choose the films I see at a film festival. There's a long, complicated answer to that but let's go with a short one: Sometimes the films pick me.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: The Possession

Dan Persons | Posted 11.04.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The Possession, mustered up enough atmosphere, dramatic tension, and credible performances to merit it more attention than is usually given to films shoveled into the traditional Labor Day dumping bin.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Director Tsui Hark

Dan Persons | Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate is the first Tsui Hark film to be shot in Imax 3D, starring Jet Li. Okay, stop salivating and sit back down, we've got work to do.

Review: The Expendables 2 (2012)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 10.18.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

This new film has 'more of what you came to see' but is paper thin without a hint of substance or even dramatic credibility. Comparing the two films is a classic example of 'trying and (perhaps) failing' versus 'failing to try.'

Chris C. Anderson

The Biggest Action Star You Don't Know

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 07.12.2012 | Entertainment

Donnie Yen is the biggest international action star and fight choreographer that mainstream American audiences -- Kung Fu fans excepted -- have never ...

Return To Return To Forever: Chatting With Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke, Plus John Common and Author Dr. Tony Youn

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.09.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Chick Corea's new album, Forever, is a two-disc set, with the first disc being acoustic, and the second disc with a full band and guests. For the first disc, I asked him if it was a return to Return To Forever.

Movie Review: The Expendables

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Expendables is all about the big-bang theory: the bigger the bangs (explosions, gunshots, mammoth fireballs), the bigger the box-office. In theory, anyway.

HuffPost Review: The Warlords

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The battle scenes -- often featuring outnumbered groups getting the best of larger armies -- have a dynamic vivacity, but The Warlords seems more interested in the politics of the Taiping Rebellion.

ShoWest Day 3: A Bit of This, A Bit of That

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

As you may imagine, technology is a very big deal at ShoWest, the trade show of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) in Las Vegas this w...

Movie Review: Ong-Bak 2: The Beginning

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

No, Ong-Bak 2 isn't a great movie and, no, Tony Jaa isn't a great actor. But so what? If you love the pure kinetics of a well-shot martial-arts film, Tony Jaa is the most exciting figure to come along in years.

Philanthrocapitalism: Yes We Can

Matthew Bishop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matthew Bishop

The economic crisis may be the catalyst that sorts out the best non-profits from the also-rans, leading to a sharp increase in the overall effectiveness of the sector.