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McDonald's Offers One-Day-Only LTOs in Japan

BurgerBusiness | Posted 07.07.2013 | Taste
BurgerBusiness

In Japan, McDonald's is taking both the "limited-time offer" and "premium price" concepts to new extremes. The chain's "Quarter Pounder Jewelry" promotion is three gem-stone-themed Quarter Pounder burgers, each of which is available for one day only.

Mike Ryan

Zoe Kazan Strikes Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment

Zoe Kazan's screenwriting film debut, "Ruby Sparks," was, at times, misinterpreted. The term "manic pixie dream girl" would often appear in discussion...

Top 5 Movies You Did Not See in 2012

Tony Bartolone | Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment
Tony Bartolone

Why can't a film simply exist without trying to change the world? There are plenty of different kinds of movies, and in the chaos of awards season some wonderful, little flicks are completely forgotten.

The Best Summer Movies You Didn't See

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.03.2012 | Entertainment

Judging from the box office results, you probably saw "Marvel's The Avengers," "The Dark Knight Rises" and even "Magic Mike" -- three of summer's best...

Christopher Rosen

Meet The Busiest Actor Of 2012: Chris Messina

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.03.2012 | Entertainment

Chris Messina is everywhere. Not literally, but almost: He makes an appearance in six films this year ("Ruby Sparks," "Celeste and Jesse Forever," "Th...

Paul Dano on Dream Girl Zoe Kazan Coming to Life in Ruby Sparks

Tribeca | Posted 09.25.2012 | Entertainment
Tribeca

In Ruby Sparks, the latest feature from Little Miss Sunshine's Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, the impossible comes true.

Movie Review: The Fabulist Ruby Sparks

Caryn James | Posted 09.24.2012 | Arts
Caryn James

Neurosis hasn't seemed this adorably sane since Woody Allen. Clever, funny, expertly walking the line between arty and mainstream, Ruby Sparks is a lovable romantic comedy.

Christopher Rosen

Why Indie Movies Are Dying

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.25.2012 | Entertainment

On July 26, 2006, Fox Searchlight released "Little Miss Sunshine," the feature film debut of filmmakers Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. The film wa...

A Cinematic Love Letter To Los Angeles

Marielle Wakim | Posted 09.23.2012 | Los Angeles
Marielle Wakim

Writing a love letter to your sweetheart is no small feat, but writing a love letter to your city? That's even harder. How do you celebrate a metropolis like Los Angeles? If you're Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, you make a movie.

Review: Ruby Sparks

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.23.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Ruby Sparks could be a tasty bit of magical realism in romantic-comedy form, the first produced screenplay by actress Zoe Kazan, who plays the title character. Except for one serious problem.

Christopher Rosen

How Zoe Kazan Rebuffs The Manic Pixie Dream Girl In 'Ruby Sparks'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.16.2014 | Entertainment

For her screenwriting debut, actress Zoe Kazan wrote what she knew: a story about the writing process. The 28-year-old comes from a family of writ...

Cheat Sheet: Zoe Lister-Jones vs. Zoe Kazan

The Huffington Post | Lori Fradkin | Posted 07.17.2012 | Women

Don't be alarmed if you're experiencing deja vu. You've been hearing about a young actress named Zoe who made an indie romantic comedy with her boyfri...

Movie Review -- Ruby Sparks a Male Fantasy

Carole Mallory | Posted 09.11.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

For me this film fails in its premise yet I hope Kazan keeps writing, but about more genuine subjects. She has talent that was spewed in Ruby Sparks, but her early draft should have been left in the trash,.

Paul Dano's Manic Pixie Dream Girl Comes To Life In 'Ruby Sparks' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 04.19.2012 | Entertainment

Zooey Deschanel, who? Say hello the ultimate manic pixie dream girl, Ruby Sparks. In romantic indie comedy "Ruby Sparks," Paul Dano stars as a fru...