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Chris Mason Johnson's Test: A Tale of Two Challenges

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.24.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Chris Mason Johnson's sultry and perfectly human Test enjoyed its European premiere recently at this year's Berlinale. The film is a survivor's tale, told through the POV of a gay character, but so multidimensional that be it man, woman, straight or gay, everyone can relate to its themes.

Commentary: Are the '70s Movies Overrated?

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lists of the greatest this or the best that are provocations and nothing more. Whether it's a critic offering his 10-best list of films (or books ...

Vladimir Kramnik Triumphs at the Chess World Cup in Norway

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 11.05.2013 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

Torn between playing with his young kids in France and playing chess in Norway, Vladimir Kramnik, 38, made a choice that paid off. The former world champion won the 2013 FIDE Chess World Cup in Tromsø and collected $96,000.

'Cuckoos Nest' Director Gets Big Honor

AP | Posted 11.28.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Two-time Academy Award winner Milos Forman is receiving the lifetime-achievement award from his peers at the Directors Guild of America...

On His 75th Birthday, The Best Jack Nicholson Movies of All Time

John Farr | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

It does not seem quite possible that Jack Nicholson could be turning 75 today. He seems ageless, particularly when you revisit his best films. And that's just what we should all do to mark the occasion.

Mozarts of Chess

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 04.24.2012 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

The moniker "Mozart of Chess" occurred to me when I was looking for a subhead for Magnus's great game against Sipke Ernst in Wijk aan Zee in 2004.

Winners of the New in Chess/Huffington Post Chess Contest

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 08.27.2011 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

This contest consisted of three parts: a trivia question, a chess study and a chess problem. And the winners are...

HuffPost Review: It's Kind of a Funny Story

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This is a low-key movie about coping with depression and anxiety, and it's disappointingly insubstantial. Worse, the title amounts to false advertising: It's not really that funny.

The Ironic Curtain, a Czech Film Series, Comes To New York

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

The Ironic Curtain opens with the North American premiere of Pavel Koutecký and Miroslav Janek's intimate documentary, Citizen Havel, about the private and public life of this playwright turned president.