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The BEST Things Said Backstage At The Oscars

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

One thing viewers miss while watching the Academy Awards on television? Each winner being escorted backstage following their victory speech to talk to...

Spike Jonze Takes Down 'American Hustle'

Posted 03.03.2014 | Entertainment

John Ridley won Best Adapted Screenplay at the 86th annual Academy Awards for "12 Years a Slave." Ridley adapted the script from the memoir of the sam...

Oscar Upsets That Could Actually Happen

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.28.2014 | Entertainment

Many of the categories at Sunday's Academy Awards already seem decided. For instance, if actors Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett, Jared Leto and Lu...

Alan Watts: Reborn in Her

Philip Goldberg | Posted 04.26.2014 | Entertainment
Philip Goldberg

He'd no doubt find Samantha's remark that not having a body has distinct advantages a hoot.

Jonze's Her and Female Bodies on Film

Nel McDonald | Posted 04.26.2014 | Entertainment
Nel McDonald

Her and the lack of a female body seems less like a feminist victory, and more like the unfortunate end result of an industry thoroughly uncomfortable with the realities of the female form.

What Her Tells Us About Intimacy

Thea and Duane Harvey | Posted 04.26.2014 | Entertainment
Thea and Duane Harvey

Her does not stoop to the expected critique of modern society and our relationship to technology. This film is instead a sparkling, luminous love letter of possibility.

The Woman Who Shot Elaine Stritch

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

After almost 20 years in the business, Chiemi Karasawa made the move from being a script supervisor on feature films to being a producer who made documentaries. When she started making Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, she had no intention of playing musical chairs right into the director's seat as well.

Spike Jonze Sued Over 'Her'

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 02.18.2014 | Entertainment

Spike Jonze is in hot water over his critically acclaimed Oscar-contender "Her." Jonze wrote, produced, and directed the Joaquin Phoenix-starring fil...

Drift To Sleep With Karen O And Spike Jonze's Stellar 'Moon Song' Performance

Posted 02.13.2014 | Entertainment

Anyone looking for afternoon lullaby should cue up Karen O's latest performance of the Oscar-nominated "Her" track, "The Moon Song." The film's wr...

Past, Present, Future: 3 Women's Voices in Film and How 3 Writers Wrote Them to the Red Carpet

Wyatt Closs | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

Particularly tricky is writing strong and memorable female characters when you are a dude. Sure, from Shakespeare on, its been done but the challenge remains.

The Power of the Headset -- Inside the WGA Awards

Jose Martinez | Posted 04.06.2014 | Entertainment
Jose Martinez

Bestowed with an All Access badge and a headset, I was able to roam through every nook and cranny of the JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles at the show.

'American Hustle' Loses WGA Award To 'Her'

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Spike Jonze's "Her" and Billy Ray's "Captain Phillips" have earned top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America. Winn...

The Decline and Fall of the Backseat Driver

Francis Levy | Posted 03.30.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Spike Jonze's latest movie Her is about the love affair between a man and a machine, or specifically the voice within a machine. It's what they used ...

Her

Francis Levy | Posted 03.25.2014 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Spike Jonze's Her is about technologic miscegenation--in this case the love of a man for the operating system or OS of his computer. At one point, Jon...

'Her' Meets ... 'Sex And The City'

Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

What if Samantha from Spike Jonze's "Her" wasn't played by Scarlett Johansson, but rather Samantha Jones from "Sex and the City?" That's the questi...

Artists Respond To 'Her' With Personal Reflections On Sex, Love, Relationships

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

As technology becomes ever more incorporated into our daily lives, are we becoming ever more solitary -- and lonely? In the Creator's Project docu...

Red Pencilling the Oscar Noms

Jon Eig | Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Their picks. (My deletions.) My picks. Not all that different. Except where they are extremely different.

The Best Screenplays Of The Year Are ...

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Ten of the best scripts of 2014 were selected Thursday (Jan. 16) for the 86th annual Academy Award nominations. The Oscars' writing awards are divided...

The Difference of Life in Spike Jonze's 'Her'

Marcie Bianco | Posted 03.11.2014 | Technology
Marcie Bianco

Jonze's cinematic discourse is on love, and Her is an exploration of how love can survive when the individuals who are in love not only inhabit different material spaces but different temporalities.

Meryl Streep's Ode to Emma Thompson at the National Board of Review Gala

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.10.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

What can't Meryl Streep do? Presenting a Best Actress award to her friend Emma Thompson, she offered the 700 gala guests of the National Board of Revi...

A.I. Sex: It's Complicated, Too (NSFW)

Amalia Negreponti | Posted 03.01.2014 | Technology
Amalia Negreponti

The runaway success of Spike Jonze's new movie Her owes much to its already over-analyzed single sex scene. The following interactive sex experiences concentrate on the technical stuff that can assist in creating "the closest thing to the real thing" -- while forgoing all the drama.

Popcorn Preview: Her

Leslie Sisman | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Her (2013) Cast includes: Joaquin Phoenix (Walk the Line), Amy Adams (The Fighter), Scarlett Johansson (Lost in Translation), Rooney Mara (The Social ...

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."

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Her

Dan Persons | Posted 02.22.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

And, after all the paranormal activities and interstellar warfare and superhero histrionics and marooned astronauts and rampaging monsters and quasi-m...

Bianca Bosker

Why You're Destined To Fall In Love With Bots

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

A friend recently confessed that when he first met his fiancée, he suspected she was a bot. At the time, figuring out whether the chats on the da...