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Jason Bateman Knows You May Not Like His New Movie

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 03.14.2014 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — After audiences see Jason Bateman's new movie, "Bad Words," the actor, who makes his feature-film directorial debut wit...

Ron Howard's Turning How Old Today?

Posted 03.01.2014 | Fifty

Happy birthday, Ron Howard! We can't believe the Oscar-winning director we'll always remember as the adorable Opie on "The Andy Griffith Show" is 60! ...

Movie Review: Winter's Tale

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Helprin's book is a tad precious, but Goldsman has no trouble shmaltzing it up in a way that undercuts the magic, while calling attention to the massive effort he needs to create the kind of wizardry that Helprin can do with a sentence or two.

Happy Anniversary 'Happy Days!' 12 Things You May Have Forgotten About The Classic Sitcom

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

On Jan. 15, 1974, "Happy Days" debuted on ABC. The sitcom depicting the lives of the Cunningham family and their friends during the 1950s ran for 1...

Scott Baio Reveals He Would Do a 'Happy Days' Reunion In HuffPost's #nofilter

Pat Gallagher | Posted 03.17.2014 | Celebrity
Pat Gallagher

The "See Dad Run" actor, 53, had some fun with HuffPost's #nofilter quiz. He tells us whether he would really consider doing a HD reunion show (you'll love his answer!); the hilarious piece of career advice he received from veteran actor/comedian Dick Van Dyke... and much more.

What's the Big Idea? Debating the Future of a Great Urban Park

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 03.09.2014 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

The current, rather frothy debate about proposed development at Crissy Field in the Presidio at San Francisco's Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which arguably ranks in significance with New York's Central Park and Washington, DC's National Mall, deserves more national attention.

This Week, Don't Forget the Side Dishes: Giving Thanks For Actor Ed Harris

John Farr | Posted 01.26.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

This Turkey Day happens to land on a criminally and perennially underappreciated actor's birthday: Ed Harris. Main course or side dish, first billing or second fiddle, Ed Harris is a truly gifted actor deserving of more recognition. So let's give it to him.

You Won't Believe What Ron Howard Does For Fun In His Spare Time

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.15.2013 | Fifty

Ron Howard is many things to many people. He's an acclaimed actor, writer and director. (He most recently won rave reviews for his direction of th...

Older Men in Last Vegas

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

When we first meet them in this laugh out loud comedy Last Vegas, Robert DeNiro, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline, and Michael Douglas look like they might...

WATCH: Ron Howard Opens Up About His 40-Year Marriage

Posted 10.25.2013 | Weddings

Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard knows a thing or two about marriage. He wed his wife Cheryl Alley in 1975, and the couple has enjoyed a happ...

Hillary Gets A Big Hollywood Supporter For 2016

Posted 10.27.2013 | Politics

Ron Howard was such a big supporter of President Barack Obama in 2008 that he teamed up with his former co-stars Andy Griffith and Henry Winkler to cr...

WATCH: Ron Howard: Accepting An Oscar From Mel Gibson Was 'Nerve-Racking'

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.24.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

When Ron Howard won an Academy Award for Best Director for his film A Beautiful Mind, he wasn't just nervous about delivering his acceptance speech. A...

Maggie Furlong

An Unlikely Pairing That Really Works

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 10.11.2013 | TV

Showtime's documentary "Made In America," from director Ron Howard, goes behind the scenes of the making of one of the biggest concert events of the y...

A New Chapter For Tom Hanks?

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — The birth of Tom Hanks, dramatic actor, happened during a table read on "Splash." As the smitten lead Allen Bauer in Ron...

Movie Review: Rush

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.23.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Ron Howard's Rush is winning all sorts of praise as being daring (for taking on subject matter that apparently isn't an automatic audience magnet), a throwback to the 1970s (when filmmakers took more risks) and just plain sexy and exciting.

Mike Ryan

Is This From 'Rush' Or Is This From Rush?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 09.20.2013 | Entertainment

"Rush," Ron Howard's new film about the real life rivalry between Formula One drivers Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl) and James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth), ope...

Chris Hemsworth Dropped 30 Pounds For 'Rush'

Posted 09.19.2013 | Entertainment

"Thor" hunk Chris Hemsworth might play a bro in "Rush," Ron Howard's excellent new and mostly true movie about the 1976 Formula 1 season, but that doe...

Opposites Attract In This Must-See Thriller

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 09.18.2013 | Entertainment

-- Maybe, just maybe, Ron Howard and screenwriter Peter Morgan are perfect opposites: one a swinging playboy, the other a cold calculator. They have...

Ron Howard's Rush Lives Up to Its Title

John Farr | Posted 11.17.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

The much anticipated Rush, Ron Howard's first film since the embarrassing comedy The Dilemma (2011), shows a return to decent form, and again demonstrates why the former child actor remains one of Hollywood's most bankable directors.

Wrapping up the Toronto Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If you were able to watch a new movie every two hours all day from 8 a.m. through midnight for the entire 10-day run of the festival, you would still only be able to see a little more than half of the movies the festival has to offer.

Oscar Winner's Jay Z Documentary Sets Date

AP | Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Ron Howard's "Made in America" documentary about the Jay-Z-curated music festival in Philadelphia will air Oct. 11 on Showtime. Jay-...

Tom Hanks Sets Sequel To Popular Franchise

Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment

Movie audiences haven't seen the last of Robert Langdon. Sony announced on Tuesday that Dan Brown's latest Langdon novel, "Inferno," will arrive in th...

On His Birthday, Giving Thanks for Hanks

John Farr | Posted 09.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

When his many legions of fans consider his success, I'm certain there's a consistent thought running through their heads: it couldn't have happened to a nicer guy. Happy Birthday, Tom. Now, here's my personal Hanks list.

When It Comes to Redheads, Color Me Smitten

Mary Novaria | Posted 08.22.2013 | Arts
Mary Novaria

I've got paintings of redheads on my walls and seek out gifts and cards with photos and drawings of those luscious locks. So naturally, I took notice when I saw the ad on the back of an LA city bus -- a fetching, red-haired woman named Tanna Frederick was starring in a play called The Rainmaker.

Great News For 'Friday Night Lights' Fans

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.16.2013 | Entertainment

Clear eyes, full hearts: According to a new report from Deadline.com, Imagine Entertainment producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard are planning to use ...