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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.

Lincoln, Meet Django: Slavery's Latest Films Are Controversial, But Not Why You Think

Rodney Barnes | Posted 03.02.2013 | Black Voices
Rodney Barnes

The film is a well-acted, directed and a cinematic and aural feast, yet Tarantino's Django remains hotly debated among black intellectuals. And when it comes to why this is such a lightning rod, I have a theory.

HuffPost Review: In a Better World

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.01.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Winner of this year's Oscar as best foreign-language film, In a Better World is an intriguing examination of the ideas of revenge and forgiveness, but it wraps things up too neatly to be truly compelling.

Oscar-Winner Lisa Blount Is Remembered... "As Is and Still Loved"

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lorraine Devon Wilke

I stood in the house Lisa built, shared mementos and pictures everywhere, and knew something big had been lost. A life, a future, a friendship and all her brilliant work that was to come.

Iranian Oscar-Winner Narrates, Defends Alarmist Iran Doc

Ali Gharib | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali Gharib

Shoreh Aghdashloo, narrator of the neoconservative-dominated "Iranium" documentary, answered some tough questions. The point, she said, is that Iran can't be trusted with a bomb.

HuffPost Review: The Dilemma

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Vince Vaughn's motor-mouth riffing stopped being funny several films ago. So what we get now are movies as slack and slow-moving as The Dilemma.

Oscar-winning Dame Helen Mirren Stirs The Tempest & Makes Us See Red This Season

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

It's no surprise that British actress Helen Mirren has played royalty, especially Queens -- she's played monarchs six times. But that doesn't mean that this stage and screen doyen behaves in a haughty, doyen-ish manner.

HuffPost Review: Love Ranch

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Love Ranch is neither a nostalgic look back at a simpler time nor a modern take on emerging or changing sexual standards. Instead, it's just another tawdry soap opera, tarted up with bigger names.

Cell Phone Camera Pics as Art? Broadway icon Joel Grey Thinks So.

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

I spoke with the actor about his book of cell-phone photography, his photography career, and if this is all a hobby or another role he's taken on.