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Paul Haggis

Watch Mila Kunis, Olivia Wilde, Liam Neeson Feeling Everything

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment

Life gets raw in the trailer for Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis' latest film, "Third Person." Set in New York, Rome and Paris, the film features a...

Screenwriter/Director Paul Haggis Gives Masterclass at Beaune Festival: "Reach Inside the Soul and Twist"

Karin Badt | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Writer/director Paul Haggis sat before us at the Beaune International Thriller Festival, casually dressed in black, and explained with ease his view that confronting one's soul is a part of the writing process.

Caroling with Darlene Love, Lisa Fischer and Judith Hill

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.20.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Christmas came early this year. First there was the gift of the documentary "20 Feet from Stardom," now shortlisted for the Best Documentary Oscar. Th...

Live from Toronto International Film Festival: Monday, Sept. 9

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Secrets and lies carried the day in most of the five films I saw Monday at the Toronto International Film Festival. But then, aren't the most interesting movies built around them? It's so obvious that Mike Leigh used the idea as the title of one of his finest efforts.

Paul Haggis Writes Letter Of Support For Leah Remini After Scientology Departure

Posted 07.31.2013 | Celebrity

Before Leah Remini, Paul Haggis was one of the highest-profile celebrities in Hollywood to defect from and outspokenly condemn the Church of Scientolo...

Celebrities Who Left Scientology

Posted 07.12.2013 | Celebrity

Leah Remini has confirmed that she's left the Church of Scientology, and with that she joins a growing list of celebrities who have said goodbye to th...

Scientology: Scary or Sacred

Tom Alderman | Posted 04.14.2013 | Books
Tom Alderman

This is certainly not the first exposé of Scientology -- although it might qualify as the most abundant. Time magazine, CBS-TV, and NBC-TV are among the many who've taken on this most controversial of religions since its beginnings in the mid-1950s.

Erika Christensen Defends Scientology

Posted 01.17.2013 | Celebrity

Scientology is making headlines again with the release of Lawrence Wright's new book "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief," ...

Scientology Bends Rules For Tom Cruise By Letting Him See Suri

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 01.17.2013 | Celebrity

Just weeks ago came reports that Tom Cruise hadn't seen his 6-year-old daughter, Suri, in over a month, prompting Cruise's lawyer to assure the public...

Scientology's Power In Hollywood Is Waning, Says Former Church Official

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 01.17.2013 | Entertainment

For decades, the Church of Scientology has held powerful sway in Hollywood, but the release and success of Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" has som...

Paul Haggis Says Scientology Is Bullying Nazanin Boniadi

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 01.17.2013 | Celebrity

The Church of Scientology and reps for Tom Cruise have denied nearly all of Vanity Fair's claims that, in 2004, the church held auditions of sorts to ...

"Soon to Be a Major Motion Picture"

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 07.07.2012 | Books
Robert J. Elisberg

This is a tale of perseverance and taking control of one's life. It's a look behind those so-glamorous curtains of Hollywood and New York book publishing, where the real world is totally different from how rosy it looks out front.

Film on Haitian Art: In the Eye of the Spiral

Jim Luce | Posted 06.26.2012 | Impact
Jim Luce

We believe that the art of this nation can be the catalyst to begin a positive and expanding spiral for the people of Haiti. I believe in Haiti. I deeply admire its people and have great respect for its artists and intellectuals.

Paul Haggis Takes On Paris

Posted 01.06.2012 | Entertainment

Haggis is heading to Canada! Paul Haggis and Bobby Moresco may forever live in the shadow of 2005's Oscar-winning "Crash," but the writers are tak...

American Society in Crisis: Non-Hostile Deaths Are Overtaking Veterans

Cilla McCain | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics
Cilla McCain

We finally have the Veteran's Administration admitting that America is losing a veteran to suicide (also classified as non-hostile death) every 80 minutes. This is indeed a public health crisis of limitless repercussions that stretch far beyond the deceased.

Drug Lords Be Gone! Project Paz Hosts Private Screening of Terrifying Film

Cator Sparks | Posted 10.25.2011 | Impact
Cator Sparks

Project Paz is a stellar non-profit organization created by a group of New Yorkers who want to raise money to support projects to better the lives of the people who live in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.

HuffPost Interview: Fred Cavaye Goes Hollywood

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.08.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

"Here I am, a French filmmaker, whose work is influenced by American films. And I'm being approached to remake my French film by a Hollywood studio. It really brings things full circle."

Chris Matthews Interviews Paul Haggis on Nantucket

Linda Flanagan | Posted 09.04.2011 | Entertainment
Linda Flanagan

In director and screenwriter Paul Haggis' interview last week with Chris Matthews at the Nantucket Film Festival, Matthews and the reverential crowd got along famously with the star.

PHOTOS: Star-Studded Oscar Week Parties

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Oscar week is in full swing in Los Angeles, and celebrities hit the red carpet for three big industry events on Tuesday, Februrary 22. In the early ev...

Scientology Under FBI Investigation For Work Done For Tom Cruise: Report

Posted 01.17.2013 | Entertainment

According to a report in The New Yorker, the Church of Scientology is under investigation for human trafficking and using free labor -- in part, to se...

Josh Brolin: Scientology 'Really F**king Bizarre'

Posted 01.17.2013 | Entertainment

There are many celebrity adherents to Scientology -- Josh Brolin isn't one of them. In a long feature about 'Crash' director and screenwriter Paul ...

Paul Haggis Shares His Battle With Scientology

New Yorker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

On August 19, 2009, Tommy Davis, the chief spokesperson for the Church of Scientology International, received a letter from the film director and scre...

Movie Review: The Next Three Days

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Paul Haggis is fascinated with choices and dilemmas. He builds movies out of the idea that none of us know how we'll react when put in a stressful, da...

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WATCH: Russell Crowe Shows His Softer Side

HuffingtonPost.com | Samira Nanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

He may be known for his incredible acting chops and a hot temper, but Oscar winning actor Russell Crowe shows he also has a softer side. The actor l...

The Unspoken Solution to America's Problems: The Voter's Guide for November 2

Richard Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Richard Greene

If everyone who wanted America to become clean energy independent by the end of this decade went to the polls on November 2 and voted for candidates that would make this happen, it would happen.