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5 Huge Mistakes You'll Make in the Film and TV Business (and How to Avoid Them)

Dean Silvers | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment
Dean Silvers

Why did no one see your short film? Why didn't it get into those festivals? Why wasn't your feature film bought and distributed? Why couldn't you sell your script?

Here's The Real Reason Gravity Was Such a Great Movie

Galanty Miller | Posted 06.08.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

No, the reason I liked Gravity is because it was short. The entire movie clocks in at 85 minutes. I pressed the "play" button on my DVD remote. And an hour-and-a-half later I was back at my job as Jaden Smith's personal assistant.

Hollywood Movie Titles Look A Little Different Overseas

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment

JERUSALEM (AP) — David O. Russell's crime drama "American Hustle" could be a big winner at Sunday's Academy Awards. But for the movie's many interna...

Jennifer Lawrence Can't Stay Away From Spoilers

Posted 02.24.2014 | Entertainment

Back in January, Jennifer Lawrence won the Internet with how she reacted to hearing a major spoiler about "Homeland" on the red carpet for the SAG Awa...

Beyond Beds and Meds: Accepting Nothing Less Than Transformational Change

Chantel Garrett | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics
Chantel Garrett

We must collectively take urgent action -- as the road ahead for people living with serious mental illness and their families is still a long one, riddled with obstacles on all fronts: social, scientific and political.

Jennifer Lawrence Was Not The First Choice For 'Silver Linings Playbook'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence might have shined as the leading lady in "Silver Linings Playbook," but Anne Hathaway was the one who was supposed to have the part....

The Year's Most Pirated Movies

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Peter Jackson's second installment in the "Hobbit" trilogy is being heralded as one of the year's biggest box-office success stories, but it turns out...

Popcorn Preview: American Hustle

Leslie Sisman | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

American Hustle (2013) Cast includes: Christian Bale (The Fighter), Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook), Amy Adams (The Fighter), Jeremy Renner (...

My Favorite Films of 2013

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's the time of year when critics release their lists of the year's best films. It feels like a competitive sport -- or a provocation, which all of these lists are, by nature. As in: "This is my list of the best films. If you don't agree, you're wrong."

Christopher Rosen

How David O. Russell Found His Groove

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

David O. Russell had a pretty great week. On Wednesday, his newest film, "American Hustle," scored two Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations, includi...

ReThink Review: American Hustle -- David O. Russell Assembles His All-Stars

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

It's hard to believe that David O. Russell's first feature film was an incest comedy called Spanking the Monkey. Now, with his track record of critically-acclaimed dramedies, he has his pick of Hollywood's A-list talent, some of whom reached that level because of him.

Therapists on the Big and Small Screens versus Real Life

Tara Fass | Posted 01.26.2014 | Entertainment
Tara Fass

Much of what is known about therapists is derived from unflattering cinematic depictions. One might surmise we are a group of mostly unworthy professionals who routinely act out in ways illegal and unethical.

City of Brotherly Love to Become a City of Hope at Greenbuild 2013

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Rick Fedrizzi

It's been almost a year since I've seen it and yet I still find my mind regularly drifting back to Silver Linings Playbook, the 2012 Oscar-winning mov...

12 Romantic Comedies That Are Better Than The Book

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment

The book is always better than the movie, right? It came first. You imagined it all in your head. How can a two-hour cinematic experience possibly liv...

What Happened To Jennifer Lawrence's Oscar?

Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment

Guests invited to Jennifer Lawrence's house better not snoop around to look for her Oscar. The "Hunger Games" star, who won the Best Actress Academy A...

5 Reasons Shailene Woodley Is The Next Jennifer Lawrence

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.12.2013 | Celebrity

Jennifer Lawrence is the reigning queen of dystopian film heroines with her role as "The Hunger Games" series' Katniss Everdeen. Since the blockbuster...

Mike Ryan

Why Bradley Cooper Left Star-Studded Project

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.20.2013 | Entertainment

There's a montage in "The Hangover Part III" -- a retrospective, if you will -- of the Wolfpack "through the years." While watching images from all th...

See How 'Silver Linings Playbook' COULD Have Ended

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.26.2013 | Entertainment

"Silver Linings Playbook" was nominated for eight Academy Awards, grossed $232 million worldwide and moved Jennifer Lawrence's world domination threat...

Popcorn Preview: The Place Beyond the Pines

Leslie Sisman | Posted 05.19.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) Cast includes: Ryan Gosling (The Ides of March), Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook), Eva Mendes (Hitch),...

Boycott Oscar? Take These 3 Positive Steps Instead!

Jan Lisa Huttner | Posted 04.28.2013 | Women
Jan Lisa Huttner

In my heart-of-hearts, I wanted to boycott this year's Oscar ceremony, but even if I had -- even if we all had -- that would have been too little, too late.

Romany Malco Recreates Oscar-Nominated Best Actor Performances (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.26.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

To round out our Academy Awards-themed week, actor Romany Malco ("Weeds", "40 Year-Old Virgin," "Think Like A Man") performs monologues from this ye...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 04.27.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Jimmie Johnson wins his second Daytona 500. Danica Patrick finishes eighth, the highest finish for a woman at Daytona.

Jennifer Lawrence's First Oscar Appearance

Posted 02.24.2013 | Entertainment

In 2011, Jennifer Lawrence was nominated for Best Actress at the age of 20. Lawrence's performance in "Winter's Bone" was celebrated, but she was edge...

Oscar's 6 Biggest Winners (Even if They Don’t Go Home With Trophies)

Posted 02.24.2013 | Impact

By Stephen Saito, TakePart Win or lose on Sunday, these half dozen Academy Award-nominated films have already made waves of social change. Silve...

Sasha Bronner

BULLIES?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 09.04.2013 | Los Angeles

The Independent Spirit Awards are stereotyped as a drunken, casual, beachside soiree that takes place the day before the classy people step out for th...