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Furniture Company Sued Over Marlon Brando Couch

Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

In this week's couch-related celebrity news, the Ashley Furniture Company has been forced to pay Marlon Brando's estate $356,000 over a piece of furni...

You've Come A Long Way... Oscar

Carrie White | Posted 03.27.2012 | Entertainment
Carrie White

In my few decades of doing celebrity hair, I have done many who were nominated for Oscars and a handful who won. There was one time, though, that I was actually backstage, and it turned out to be one very eventful night.

Joyful Noise: A Conversation With Mervyn Warren, Plus Chatting With Mark Wayne Glasmire and Julian Velard

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.14.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Fifteen Obscure Movie Quotes

David Macaray | Posted 03.13.2012 | Entertainment
David Macaray

For movie dialogue to be memorialized it needs, first and foremost, to be short -- short enough to be easily recalled and repeated (which is unfortunate because that's going to leave some very clever material at the starting gate).

WOW: Jack Kerouac's Amazing Letter To Marlon Brando

Posted 03.07.2012 | Entertainment

Two legendary rebels of the 1950s, one legendary opportunity missed. Jack Kerouac famously became a recluse, but it turns out he had movie star am...

Actor's Actor: A Birthday Salute to Robert Duvall

John Farr | Posted 05.10.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Duvall can look back with pride on a rich and colorful life, and his contributions to film should never be underestimated, as the following ten titles demonstrate.

Dumb Celebrities Who Make Stupid Money

Dumb As A Blog | Posted 02.28.2012 | Weird News

Superstars often make major cash without even lifting a perfectly polished finger thanks to high-dollar endorsements and needless promotional appearan...

Omar Sharif: The Last Great Arab Movie Star?

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.14.2012 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Sharif is wonderfully evasive and refuses to say anything that can be used as a slogan for institutions or to promote an organization.

Ridha Behi's Always Brando at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival: Spellbinding

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.02.2012 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

Some films can infuse us with their magic even before we have a chance to watch them. Personally, it may be an image, the mystery of its title or a particular theme which will create in this cinema lover a craving only satiated by watching the film.

Easy Reader: Kellow's Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark Throws Radiant Light on the Renowned Movie Critic

David Finkle | Posted 12.28.2011 | Books
David Finkle

The only fan letter I ever wrote to a public figure -- other than to child star Bobby Driscoll when I was a child -- went to the then New Yorker movie critic Pauline Kael.

10 Black & White Movies for People Who Won't Watch Black & White Movies

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

If I could get all those black and white haters out there to watch just ten titles -- movies that constituted absolutely essential viewing -- which would they be?

PHOTOS: Who Is The Greatest American Film Actor Ever?

Posted 09.02.2011 | Entertainment

The number of American-born all-time greats in the field of writing, painting, and composing is legion, but given the nation's relative inception (con...

A Sour Note at Carnegie Hall Few Heard, Coming From Above

John Farr | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

The Carnegie Studios made it possible for artists to live as true bohemians: to enjoy the freedom of being deliciously different and quirky. I suppose it was simply too good to last.

Trifecta Interview: Michael Cuesta Directs Ron Eldard and Jill Hennessy in The Roadie: Queens, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 07.16.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

The adage, "You can't go home again," isn't completely true. You can go home again, but it's going to involve serious heartbreak, a coke binge, multiple altercations, confronting uncomfortable truths and your own mother slapping your just-punched face.

Long-Lost 'The Godfather' Prequel Revived

Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment

Perhaps the most acclaimed and notable set of films of the 20th century, "The Godfather" films told the story of the complicated machinations and dram...

Guess Whose Grandson

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 06.21.2011 | Style

Tuki Brando, grandson of legend Marlon Brando, struck a pose for watch brand TechnoMarine, Women's Wear Daily reports. CEO Jacques-Philippe Auriol exp...

Famous Authors And Their Typewriters

flavorwire.com | Posted 06.04.2011 | Books

There’s something magical about catching a glimpse of one of your favorite authors at work – even a photo of the epic event can send an anxious th...

Christian Bale: So Many Good Parts, but Is There a Part Missing?

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Christian Bale strikes me as a complete enigma. Yes, his acting chops are prodigious, but he seems to me to be all technique and no heart; we get buckets of perfectly formed ice, but very little fire.

William H. Macy Goes for Broke (and Drunk) in Showtime's Shameless

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

William H. Macy has a voice that could sell needles to a porcupine. He can say the word "Golly" and have it be rife with unspoken meaning and depth.

WATCH: Today Show Visits House From The 'Godfather'

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The iconic home featured in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather is for sale in Staten Island. We wrote about the listing back in December but now yo...

Marlon Brando's Outrageous Excuse For Missing Charlie Sheen's Birthday Party

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Maybe he was feverish, but Marlon Brando wrote an insane (and hilarious) letter to Charlie Sheen to apologize for missing his 1991 birthday party. I...

Legendary Oscar-Winner Bernardo Bertolucci's Career Celebrated at MoMA

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

If there was any director that deserved a retrospective it is Italy's Bernardo Bertolucci. And if any film in his canon should be celebrated it should be The Conformist.

FCC "Coulda Been A Contender" for Net Neutrality

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Art Brodsky

Absent strong enforcement, the loopholes will replace the rule in net neutrality, and it's not at all clear that the FCC either has the legal authority to impose the rules at all, much less to enforce the vague language in those rules.

HuffPost Review: Michael Jackson's Vision, Plus A Conversation With Brazilian Sensation Bebel Gilberto

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This 35-track, triple disc DVD collection is such an important and significant pop-culture package that it might scare your unsuspecting holiday recipient into thinking you're saying something more than merely Happy Whatever.

FILM: New Yorker On Elia Kazan's Storied Life And Career (And Boxed Set)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

As Elia Kazan walks to the microphone to receive his Honorary Oscar, about two-thirds of the room stands to clap. Warren Beatty is fighting back tears...