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Julia Roberts' First Oscars Ceremony Looked Like This

Posted 02.27.2014 | Entertainment

Julia Roberts is a 2014 Oscar nominee for her role in "August: Osage County," but in honor of Throwback Thursday (or #tbt as the kids say), we wanted ...

'Flowers In The Attic' Ratings Blossomed For Lifetime

Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

Ratings were in full bloom for Lifetime's "Flowers in the Attic." Lifetime's adaptation of the V.C. Andrews slumber party must-read was a hit with ...

Coping With Loss of Loved Ones Through Theratainment

Tara Fass | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Tara Fass

The holidays can come loaded with affect for those who've had someone close to them die. More upsetting can be a recent loss, one which occurred around the holidays, or the first anniversary with a glaring non-attendance. Let's turn to film, television, and books with topics of grief and loss at their core.

Reissue Roundup 2: Box Sets by Donny Hathaway, Ry Cooder, Stephen Stills, Van Morrison, Yes and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Though the masses might only remember the late Donny Hathaway as Roberta Flack's soulful partner on "The Closer I Get To You," "You've Got A Friend" and "Where Is The Love," the box set Never My Love: The Anthology makes the case that this previous Gospel singer also was one of the great voices of R&B.

PHOTOS: 25 Years Of Julia Roberts' Smile

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.28.2013 | Entertainment

Happy birthday, Julia Roberts! Forever America's sweetheart both on-camera and off, the Oscar-winning actress turns 46 on Monday. She needs no introdu...

PHOTOS: Recognize This Famous Southern Home?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.01.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's hard to talk about the classic movie "Steel Magnolias," without mentioning the Eatenton's Louisiana home. After all, it's where so many pivotal s...

Camryn Manheim On 'The Hot Flashes' And Film Roles For Women

Greg Archer | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Photo: Courtesy of Anonymous Content If you tossed Bridesmaids and Steel Magnolias onto a basketball court and blew a whistle, it would look someth...

Shelley Fisher Cooks up a Rockin', Southern-fried Delight With "The Hebrew Hillbilly"

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

A great conversationalist, she tears up talking about the guilt she felt about her father's passing, then bursts into singing Aretha Franklin's "Respect" as we share a nookie cookie, and then turns serious - reflecting on her life's purpose.

No Longer the Girl Next Door

Nikki Luongo | Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact
Nikki Luongo

Recently someone said to me "You're not the same person you were 10 years ago." How could I be? I've lived through more in 10 years than most people have an entire lifetime.

25 Movies Perfect For Mother's Day

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.10.2013 | Entertainment

Ring in Mother's Day on Sunday by curling up with a movie that you and mommy dearest will both enjoy (perhaps even the movie "Mommie Dearest"). To...

Laughter Heals the Soul

Robin O'Bryant | Posted 02.18.2013 | Parents
Robin O'Bryant

My 7-year-old darted in and out of the kitchen, pausing to drag a step stool beside me at the stove. Emma wrapped her skinny little arms around me and gave me the longest hug of my life. I had to time to fall apart in tears, choking back sobs and pull myself together before she let go.

'Steel Magnolias' Soars In Ratings

Posted 10.08.2012 | TV

More than 6 million people watched Lifetime's "Steel Magnolias." The remake starring Queen Latifah had an average of 6.5 million viewers, becoming the...

'Steel Magnolias': Lifetime Remake Still A Tearjerker

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 10.08.2012 | TV

After much hype, Lifetime's remake of "Steel Magnolias" finally arrived, but was it worth the wait? Zap2It started with a perhaps more fundamental que...

The New 'Steel Magnolias' Doesn't Live Up to the Memory of the Original

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Steel Magnolias was a classic movie, and it is hard to recreate a classic. You can only hope to please those who have not seen the original.

PHOTOS: 'Steel Magnolias' Cast Shines At Premiere Event

Posted 10.09.2012 | Black Voices

Lifetime network's highly anticipated premiere of the new "Steel Magnolias" is a few days away, but the dazzling all African-American cast gathered in...

Maggie Furlong

Lifetime's 'Steel Magnolias': Did The Original Stars Give Their Blessing?

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 10.04.2012 | TV

"Steel Magnolias" is a classic Southern story and a cult-favorite film, and now, 23 years after its film release, it's getting a made-for-TV reboot. L...

Is Lifetime's 'Steel Magnolias' In Trouble?

Posted 10.01.2012 | TV

Many remember "Steel Magnolias," the 1989 tearjerker starring Julia Roberts and Shirley MacLaine, and Lifetime is hoping to capitalize on that recogni...

'Steel Magnolias' Gets A Premiere Date

Posted 08.27.2012 | TV

The highly anticipated Lifetime movie reboot of "Steel Magnolias" will premiere on Sunday, October 7 at 9 p.m. ET. Queen Latifah stars in the made-...

Movie Review: The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There is something magical about The Odd Life of Timothy Green. But not, unfortunately, magical enough.

WATCH: Lifetime's 'Steel Magnolias' Remake Trailer

Posted 08.27.2012 | TV

"Steel Magnolias" is getting a 2012 facelift on Lifetime. The "Steel Magnolias" remake, starring and executive produced by Queen Latifah, will feature...

Shirley MacLaine Gets Her Mean On in Bernie

Alex Simon | Posted 06.27.2012 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Shirley MacLaine sat down recently to discuss her latest cinematic outing, as well as a host of other subjects befitting one of Hollywood's great eclectic personalities. Here's what transpired.

Meet The New 'Steel Magnolias'

Posted 03.19.2012 | TV

Meet the new "Steel Magnolias": Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, Phylicia Rashad and Jill Scott will star in Lifetime's remake of the classic 1989 film. ...

The Power List: Kenny Leon Says 'I Can't Pay Attention To The Haters'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.09.2012 | Black Voices

This week, BlackVoices is shining the spotlight on 12 people who are primed to make big waves in 2012. Captivating theatergoers with his Broadway p...

Brennan Williams

Kenny Leon Talks 'The Mountaintop,' 'Steel Magnolias' Remake And More

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.17.2012 | Black Voices

The timing couldn’t have been better for the opening of Kenny Leon’s latest Broadway production, “The Mountaintop.” Starring Samuel L. Jackson...

PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

PLAY > SKIP: New Music for January 11 Winter break is officially over, and it's back-to-school week for new music. Edie Brickell and Wire are the se...