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Convicted Mortician To Get New Sentencing

AP | Posted 11.26.2014 | Crime

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas mortician whose conviction for killing a rich widow and storing her body in a freezer inspired the movie "Bernie" was...

Watch Meryl Streep, Robin Williams And Others Salute Mike Nichols

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.20.2014 | Entertainment

"I do hope you've had a good time," actress Emma Thompson told Mike Nichols while saluting him during AFI's Life Achievement Award ceremony in 2010. P...

This Is What The 'Steel Magnolias' Premieres Looked Like In 1989

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.15.2014 | Entertainment

"I'm not crazy, I've just been in a very bad mood for 40 years," Ouiser Boudreaux (Shirley MacLaine) hollers in "Steel Magnolias," a movie that has pu...

Matthew Jacobs

12 Things You May Not Know About 'Steel Magnolias'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.14.2014 | Entertainment

There may be no movie that better epitomizes the bond of female friendship than "Steel Magnolias." Released 25 years ago this week, it's become a touc...

Is He a Good Father, Katie?

Tricia McCallum | Posted 11.13.2014 | Entertainment
Tricia McCallum

My cinematic crème de la crème takes many forms. It may be one line of dialogue all on its own, or an entire scene's worth. It might be a look or a gesture from one character to another, or to no one in particular. It might be as simple as the quality of light the director captured at a window in early morning.

Movie Review: Theory of Everything and Others

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.07.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Eddie Redmayne stars as Stephen Hawking, from his days as a Cambridge grad student in physics to his breakthrough years as a faculty physicist. It also deals with his marriage to Jane (Felicity Jones), who weds him even though he's been given a death-sentence diagnosis of ALS.

The Advice Shirley MacLaine Gave Jennifer Lawrence

www.vanityfair.com | Posted 11.05.2014 | Entertainment

Shirley MacLaine, the Hollywood grand dame of uncensored charisma, gave Jennifer Lawrence some advice a few years back....

The Crawleys Are Back: Why The World Loves Downton Abbey

High50 | Posted 11.18.2014 | Fifty
High50

Downton Abbey sweeps back on to Sunday-night television in Britain this weekend, much to the delight of its avid fan base. While the British public has long had a love affair with costume drama -- not to mention Dame Maggie Smith -- the rest of the world has also taken the show to its bosom.

4 Practical Ways To Find Instant Peace

OWN | Posted 08.08.2014 | OWN

What soothes your soul? When Oprah posed this question to four authors, entertainers and spiritual thinkers in the above "Super Soul Sunday" video, th...

Holding Down the Cat: Friends Before Facebook

Sarah Key | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Key

I followed my musings about old-fashioned friendship and fell under her spell again. She couldn't do it by herself. Ramona's big fierce-looking bobca...

First Nighter: 'Skylight,' 'The Pajama Game' Revived, 'Adler & Gibb' New in London

David Finkle | Posted 08.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

When Tom Sergeant (Bill Nighy) drops in on Kyra Hollis (Carey Mulligan) totally unannounced in the revival of David Hare's 1995 play Skylight, at Wyndham's, he's clearly there to fan the embers of a six-year affair that ended two years earlier.

Shirley MacLaine Tells New Mexico Grads To Imagine

AP | Posted 06.02.2014 | College

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Shirley MacLaine wants the New Mexico School for the Arts' first graduating class to remember that there is nothing more impor...

Shirley MacLaine's 3 Unexpected Life Essentials

OWN | Posted 03.26.2014 | OWN

Shirley MacLaine has spent decades expressing her deep-rooted beliefs about spirituality -- from meditation to reincarnation -- without hesitating to ...

Why Oprah Considers Shirley MacLaine A Spiritual Trailblazer

OWN | Posted 03.21.2014 | OWN

Over the years, legendary actress Shirley MacLaine's outspoken spiritual beliefs have become just as well known as her iconic roles in classic films l...

Why Shirley MacLaine Says The World Is In 'Big Trouble'

OWN | Posted 03.20.2014 | OWN

Shirley MacLaine is known for more than just her lasting film career. The Oscar-winning actress and What If... author also has had a deep-rooted inter...

Shirley MacLaine's Stay Young Secrets From The Set Of Downton Abbey

KnowMore TV | Posted 04.02.2014 | Fifty
KnowMore TV

Legendary actress Shirley MacLaine is not out on a limb. She's actually sitting in a chair at a picnic.

Giving Up on Downton Abbey

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

I've always been an Anglophile. So I was predictably intrigued with Downton Abbey when it debuted. Beautiful noble house, fascinating family turmoil, class conflict, lovely setting, well-drawn characters.

It's New Year's Eve, So Let's Watch The End Of 'The Apartment'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.31.2013 | Entertainment

It doesn't get much better than "The Apartment," Billy Wilder's genre-defying 1960 classic with Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine and "shut up and deal...

'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty' Is Ben Stiller's Ode To Daydreaming

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 12.20.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marketed as Ben Stiller's bend toward drama, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" finds the actor, who also directed the feature, se...

Friday Talking Points -- Republican Sandwich Filling Hits The Fan

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

One bit of minor calendar news before we get on with it: for the next two weeks, this column will be on hiatus. Instead, it will be pre-empted by our annual awards columns where we note the notable and laud the laudable from the past year.

Obama: 'I Think I Just Became The First President To Ever Publicly Mention Area 51'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.09.2013 | Politics

During the 36th annual Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday, President Barack Obama joked that he was making history for going where no president had gone ...

At First Blush - Reasons to Love the Color Pink...

Kelly Wearstler | Posted 12.16.2013 | HuffPost Home
Kelly Wearstler

Iconic, sensuous, delicate, punk -- Pink is a chameleon. It can be pretty and refined or rebellious and tough, all based on its environment and beholder.

Lights Go On -- Part X -- You Sir...

Thomas Bähler | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

Recently I came across this quote by Shirley Maclaine: "The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves." In this writer'...

Divine Things

Sue Shanahan | Posted 10.07.2013 | Arts
Sue Shanahan

Maybe the tragedy of the human race was that we had forgotten we were each Divine. -Shirley MacLaine The inspiration for Divine Things came to me ...

First Look: Shirley MacLaine & Paul Giamatti On 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 07.29.2013 | TV

The Levinsons are coming to "Downton Abbey" for the Season 4 finale. Paul Giamatti will make his first appearance as Harold Levinson, Cora's (Eliz...