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2012 in Film: The Overrated

Scott Mendelson | Posted 02.28.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

I wrestled with even doing an 'overrated' list this year. First of all, the very idea of such a list is to merely tell other critics and/or the masses that they are dead-wrong for liking something, which I'd argue is very different from telling someone they're wrong for disliking something.

Top 10 Films For Grownups In 2012

Posted 12.29.2012 | Fifty

Looking back at 2012, mature audiences had plenty of films to choose from -- for a change. Of course, there was "Hope Springs," which was called a min...

Christopher Rosen's Favorite Movies Of 2012

Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.26.2013 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

This was the best year for movies since 2010? 2007? 1999? 1997? Whatever the answer, 2012 was a damn good year. Ahead, a countdown of my favorites.

Dr. Oz Prescribes Silver Linings Playbook at Le Cirque

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.20.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Standing high on a stepladder, Dr. Mehmet Oz addressed the crowd at Le Cirque, at cocktails for Silver Linings Playbook director David O. Russell and his star Robert De Niro.

Ranking The Oscar Smear Campaigns

Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.17.2013 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's weekly breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 25, 2013, executive arts and en...

Weekend Box Office: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Opens With an Expected (and Record) $84 million.

Scott Mendelson | Posted 02.16.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey basically opened like a Lord of the Rings film, give or take various variables. Its $84.7 million estimated debut clobbered the December record.

Lincoln Surges Ahead of Les Miserables in Oscar Best Picture Race

Tom O'Neil | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
Tom O'Neil

What a difference a few days makes. On Dec. 12, Les Miserables had a cozy lead in Oscar's Best Picture race, according to a poll of experts conducted by Gold Derby. Just two days later, Lincoln has surged ahead.

WATCH: Jennifer Lawrence & A Snake

Posted 12.14.2012 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence is having a good year. The 22-year-old actress starred in one of the year's biggest hits ("The Hunger Games") and one of the year's ...

The Plot Thins: Mythos in Movies

Jon Eig | Posted 02.09.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

I've come to decide that Aristotle was a pretty smart guy and that plot, in both content and structure, matters quite a bit. I've also come to decide that we live in an age where plots have been greatly degraded.

Weekend Box Office: Playing for Keeps Bombs as the Moviegoing World Awaits the Christmas Rush

Scott Mendelson | Posted 02.08.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

This weekend saw a half-hearted new release, Playing for Keeps, a Gerald Butler rom-com that once again proves that Butler is only a star when he has a bigger co-star beside him. Next weekend sees the heavily-anticipated debut of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

5 Must-See Indie Films This Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 02.06.2013 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

With so many big, prestigious, Oscar-worthy movies crammed into the last few weeks of the year, it's challenging to find hidden gems now playing in theaters. But this gives me an opportunity to reach into my archival bag and pull out some lesser-known treats for the season.

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Which Celeb Admitted To Being A Major Klepto?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 12.06.2012 | Celebrity

These days, our knowledge of celebrities too often originates with paparazzi images and snarky quotes by anonymous "insiders." After a while, it's eas...

How 'Silver Linings Playbook' Director Reinvented Two Stars

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.28.2012 | Entertainment

"Silver Linings Playbook" is not necessarily a movie you'd expect from David O. Russell. It's a sweet film, and "sweet" is not the first word most peo...

Experts Pick Les Miserables as the Oscars Frontrunner With 9-to-2 Odds

Tom O'Neil | Posted 01.27.2013 | Entertainment
Tom O'Neil

Now that Les Miserables and Zero Dark Thirty have finally been seen by Oscar pundits, Les Miserables has resumed its lead in the Best Picture race by a comfortable margin (9 to 2 odds).

'Silver Linings Playbook' Director Reacts To Award Nominations, Talks Possible Damon Collaboration

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.27.2012 | Entertainment

Earlier on Tuesday, "Silver Linings Playbook" -- the shockingly sweet (at least for a David O. Russell directed film) comedy-drama starring Jennifer L...

Independent Spirit Awards Nominate 'Silver Linings Playbook,' 'Moonrise Kingdom'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.27.2012 | Entertainment

Film Independent announced its nominees for the 2013 Spirit Awards, and indie favorites "Silver Linings Playbook," "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "...

CHARMED: 'Silver Linings Playbook' Is One Of The Year's Finest

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 11.20.2012 | Entertainment

-- From mental illness and adultery to football obsession and competitive dance, "Silver Linings Playbook" follows a wily and winding path that consi...

17 Amazing Jennifer Lawrence Quotes

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.19.2012 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence is many things: An Oscar-nominated actress, a box-office superstar, a magazine-cover fixture and the best quote-giver in all of Holl...

AFI Post Fest Review: Silver Linings Playbook

Tony Bartolone | Posted 01.19.2013 | Entertainment
Tony Bartolone

The only formulaic slop more tired than sports movies are romantic comedies, but by some miracle David O. Russell seamlessly pulls off both at the same time without it feeling tired or formulaic.

Weekend Box Office: Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn 2 scores $141 million, Lincoln impresses with $21 Million, Skyfall Is Now the Biggest 007 Film Ever

Scott Mendelson | Posted 01.18.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The Twilight Saga ended as it began, kicking James Bond's ass to the curb with a massive opening weekend.

Silver Linings Playbook: Reading the Signs With Jacki Weaver

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.16.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The winner of audience awards in Toronto, the Hamptons, and other film festivals, David O. Russell's new movie, Silver Linings Playbook is not only a crowd pleaser, it has the gravitas to make it to the top awards.

Big News For Oscar Favorite 'Silver Linings Playbook'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.15.2012 | Entertainment

"Silver Linings Playbook" was set to open in over 2,000 theaters on Nov. 21, but that national rollout won't happen as planned. As first reported by T...

5 Great Robert De Niro Quotes From His New York Times Interview

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.15.2012 | Entertainment

Robert De Niro gives one of his best performances in years in "Silver Linings Playbook," but don't tell that to A.O. Scott. The venerable New York Tim...

Bradley Cooper Sad To Give Up His 'Sexiest Man Alive' Title

Posted 11.13.2012 | Celebrity

It's a sad day for Bradley Cooper. Today, Nov. 13, is the 37-year-old actor's last day as People's "Sexiest Man Alive," as the magazine will annou...

Movie Review: Silver Linings Playbook

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.13.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Adapted from a novel by Matthew Quick, Silver Linings Playbook finds the laughs but also the pathos in this story of one man's attempt to regain control of his life.