iOS app Android app

Singin in the Rain

Gene Kelly's Wife On How She's Keeping His Legacy Alive

Cathy Chester | Posted 08.12.2014 | Fifty
Cathy Chester

Here's an easy question for you: Can you name a legendary dancer and innovative choreographer who also successfully directed movies, and whose athleticism, masculinity and exuberance won audiences' hearts the world over each time his magical gifts leapt onto the silver screen?

Matthew Jacobs

Things All Movie Musicals Need To Succeed

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

We're in the thick of a movie-musical renaissance. Ignited by the success of "Moulin Rouge!" and "Chicago" in the early 2000s, we've seen a steady wav...

17 Movie Music Scenes That'll Make You Dance, Sing And Upload It To YouTube Right Now

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 03.28.2014 | Good News

We'd like to think the greatest cinematic moments happen when a music scene induces some serious audience toe-tapping and head-bobbing. Then head-bobb...

Singin' in the Rain at SF Symphony

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 01.31.2014 | San Francisco
Thomas Gladysz

It's one thing for an orchestra to accompany a silent film. It is something else all together for an orchestra to accompany a sound film, let alone a musical. That's the challenge the San Francisco Symphony will face when the world renown orchestra accompanies the classic musical, Singin' in the Rain.

Debbie Reynolds Says Hello

Charlie Carillo | Posted 06.05.2013 | New York
Charlie Carillo

My father worked with a lot of famous people over the years, but this one was special. I can still hear him talking about it in our house in Queens, as soon as he got home from the airport.

At 60, The Best Movie Musical Ever Deserves Another Look

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Singin' In The Rain is certainly the funniest musical ever produced. Beyond the succession of peerless gags and zingers, the zany tone and breakneck pacing, the movie skewers all the hype and make-believe of Tinseltown, but does it with considerable affection.

Singin' in the Rain -- Why Are We So Excited?

Mark Juddery | Posted 08.28.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

Singin' in the Rain has a few pioneering touches, but it didn't profoundly change the way that musical films were made. In fact, it was one of the last of the great musicals. That might be the secret: it was simply the pinnacle of the genre.

The Academy Wishes Gene Kelly A Happy 100th Birthday

Debra Levine | Posted 05.21.2012 | Arts
Debra Levine

A parade of Technicolor-tinged dance sequences enchanted a full house at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater Thursday night. "A Centennial Tribute to Gene Kel...

Gary Susman

25 Things You Didn't Know About 'Singin' in the Rain'

HuffingtonPost.com | Gary Susman | Posted 05.27.2012 | Entertainment

In a year when the Best Picture Oscar went to a comedy about Hollywood's turbulent transition from silence to sound, "Singin' in the Rain" suddenly se...

Movie review: The Artist

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.22.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Artist may be the year's most brightly imaginative and purely enjoyable film. It may also be the toughest sell. How many people, after all, will ...

The Joy of Glee

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

What Glee shows us is that viewers still hunger for quality. For originality. For something different. For shows that break the mold and succeed in turning old-fashioned into new-fashioned.

Palin's Hollywood Moments

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Iris Erlingsdottir

Sarah Palin and Marilyn Monroe in the same breath? Huh? I can understand that people might associate Palin with something Hollywoodish, but the Hollywood character that Sarah Palin brings to mind is not Monroe.

Is Blu-ray That Red-Hot?

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

With time it was inevitable that the technological innovation called "Blu-ray" would impinge on my particular corner of the movie universe, and I would have to confront it, willingly or not.

Best Movies By Farr: When Oscar Screws Up

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

2005 -- for Best Picture, give me Capote over Crash any ol' time. Another uninspiring year, I thought.