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The Cream Rises

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I will take a day and a stack of screeners (or links) and apply my 20-minute rule: I'll watch for 20 minutes and then decide if it's worth continuing. Many don't even take that long. Because a movie worth watching announces itself almost from its first frame.

The Range Wolf Is Andrew J. Fenady's Fresh Take on the Classic Jack London The Sea Wolf Saga

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

In Fenady's richly updated story, their paths cross during a stagecoach hold-up and then merge on a brutal cattle drive to Kansas, where you either "change" or "die.

Sleepy Kitten Tries To Stay Awake, Loses In Most Adorable Way

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.20.2014 | Comedy

Meet Oscar, a cute, cuddly, ginger kitten. Oscar is having a little problem: he's very, very sleepy. Click play to watch in this video above from linz...

Why I Wont Watch 12 Years a Slave

Glen McDaniel | Posted 03.16.2014 | Entertainment
Glen McDaniel

In terms of accuracy and vivid depiction of a real story -- a free man captured and held in slavery for 12 years -- this movie is said to be unparalleled. It is brutally accurate, with vivid heart-wrenching depiction of pain, blood, whippings and cruelty.

LEGO... Putting the Pieces Together

David Sable | Posted 03.03.2014 | Technology
David Sable

TV, movies -- but at the end it's about the blocks, and 85 years later -- every block ever made connects to another, and every extension they have ever introduced connects to all.

The Most Memorable Oscar Looks From 2004

www.celebuzz.com | Posted 02.28.2014 | Celebrity
Read More: Oscar, Celebrity News

The 86th Annual Academy Awards is just around the corner, and while we are on the edge of our seats to find out who the winners will be, what we real...

The Oscar Film that Fed Europe's Hungry

William Lambers | Posted 02.28.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

Every film has a message. It's the power of film that can entertain, inspire, or sometimes educate and bring great action toward a cause like world hunger.

Here's How To Throw An Oscar Party

Mr. Kate | Posted 02.24.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

I want to throw an Oscar viewing party for my friends so I came up with some fun DIY decor ideas that are easy to do in your home, apartment or dorm.

When Are The Oscars This Year?

Posted 02.19.2014 | Entertainment

When are the Oscars, you ask? Great question: The 86th Academy Awards ceremony will take place Sunday, March 2 at 8:30 p.m. EST on ABC. The red car...

Scolari Closes in on 2014 World Cup Roster With Europe-based Player Selections For South Africa Friendly

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 04.14.2014 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari announced the selection of 16 Europe-based players for Brazil's friendly against South Africa on March 5.

WATCH: Forest Whitaker Comments On Oscar Snub

Posted 02.10.2014 | Black Voices

For this year’s 86th annual Academy Awards , nominations have been doled out to the “12 Years A Slave” director, Steve McQueen, and cast members...

Movie Review: Hank: Five Years From the Brink

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Now, we get Hank: Five Years from the Brink, in which former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry "Hank" Paulson gives us a play-by-play of how he, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and Federal Reserve chairman Timothy Geithner, kept everything from collapsing while alternately massaging and challenging the various egos that ran the nation's largest banks.

Loving Vincent: The Painted Movement

Marcin J. Sobczak | Posted 03.29.2014 | Arts
Marcin J. Sobczak

The way to express movement in art was found more than 100 years ago, with the invention of moving pictures by the Lumiere brothers. Many would say that today's world is obsessed with movement.

Oscars 2012 Stage Brings Back Old Hollywood Glamour (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 01.29.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

Last night The 84th Academy Awards once again brought sparkle to Los Angeles as the 2012 Oscars celebrated talent across the film industry. The Koda...

Buon Compleanno, Federico Fellini!

Jack Meyer | Posted 03.18.2014 | Arts
Jack Meyer

Auguri, Maestro! Si, si; January 20th marks the birthday of the wild, wacky, wondrous Federico Fellini! Arguably Italy's greatest filmmaker, Fellini c...

Live from the Dubai International Film Festival: Thursday, Dec. 12

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A film festival is one of the few places where you can take a trip around the world in the course of a day, without ever leaving a mall multiplex. ...

Bruce Dern: I'm Not Campaigning For An Oscar

Posted 12.06.2013 | Entertainment

Awards-season prognosticators have long had their eyes on Bruce Dern, who is a favorite for a Best Actor nomination at the Oscars for his star turn in...

Will Forte Can't Believe He's in Nebraska

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Will Forte didn't worry about getting the role in Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" because he assumed he didn't have a chance.

Movie Review: Black Nativity

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.26.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'll admit that I was surprised when Jacob Latimore burst into song early into Kasi Lemmons' Black Nativity. I went into the screening having only the vaguest knowledge of the cast and the director, and no one had mentioned that it was a musical.

Movie Review: Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Given how much history this film has to cover, it tends to jump around. But Idris Elba is its anchor, physically and emotionally, just as Mandela himself held the movement that was the African National Congress together, even as he moldered in a jail cell on Robben Island.

Movie Review: Philomena

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Her name is Philomena Lee and, as played by Judi Dench in what should be an Oscar-nominated performance, she's a deceptively ordinary older woman with a mission.

Movie Review: Charlie Countryman

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Fredrik Bond's Charlie Countryman is an intriguing directorial debut: a blend of the madcap and the maniacal, a movie that mixes tones in ways that shouldn't work but do.

Movie Review: The Wind Rises

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Having announced his retirement, Hayao Miyazaki's made one final feature: The Wind Rises. It's an animated film for adults, but I can't imagine adults -- let alone kids -- sitting still for it.

Bio-docs: Who Controls the Narrative?

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

We are in the midst of a bumper crop of bio-docs: documentaries focused on single figures who have wound up on the wrong side of history and who seemingly want the chance to get their side of the story on the record.

Nine Inch Nails Bring Tension to Brooklyn

Salvatore Bono | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

As giant screens, lighting grids, altered for each song and surrounded the band, it was as if there was enough special effects that James Cameron would envy and would want to use for one of his blockbuster films.