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Summer Movies

How Summer Movies and Books Can Provide Parallels to Real Life's Challenges For Your Kids

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 07.11.2014 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

How can we as parents accept, nurture and facilitate understanding within our children while witnessing the more painful subjects in life portrayed through popular culture?

17 Movies That Get Summer Right

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.29.2014 | Entertainment

"Wet Hot American Summer" "Wet Hot" is the perfect camp movie, whether you've been to camp or not. David Wain's brilliance is best immortalized in ...

Dakota Fanning & Elizabeth Olsen Are BFFs In 'Very Good Girl' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.03.2014 | Entertainment

"Very Good Girls" features Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen as best friends and recent high school graduates who try to lose their virginity the sum...

The Toys of Summer (Movies)

Dana Holmes | Posted 07.20.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

Want to be a hero? Scoop up one of these toys and surprise your little ones with it after the show!

Growing Up Is Hard, According To This Summer's Movies

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 07.10.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Films about transitioning to adulthood have been a Hollywood staple for years. Some of today's biggest stars got their start as 2...

Now Playing: Spiderman. Again.

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

We at The Final Edition noticed that the listings at the local movie theaters seem awfully familiar... For more, check out The Final Edition Radio ...

Why You Should See From the Rough

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 07.01.2014 | Black Voices
Danai P. Maraire

My fellow Virgo and Howard University Alum, Taraji P. Henson, sat down with me last week to have an early morning breakfast and a chat about her new f...

Watch The First Trailer For Clint Eastwood's 'Jersey Boys'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.18.2014 | Entertainment

Nine years after "Jersey Boys" opened on Broadway and swept through the Tony Awards, the first trailer for the Clint Eastwood-directed film adaptation...

One Of These 34 Movies Will Be The Summer's Biggest Blockbuster

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment

Blockbuster season has become a year-round event for Hollywood studios. Witness not just the massive grosses of "The LEGO Movie" (released in February...

RECORD-BREAKING SUMMER

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 11.02.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — In the end, Hollywood made it through a precarious minefield of summer box-office bombs with a heftier wallet. The summer concluded w...

Surprise Hit Gets Unexpected Sequel

Posted 08.09.2013 | Entertainment

After becoming an international sleeper hit this summer, "Now You See Me" will work its magic once again. The movie is now set to receive a sequel tha...

Bombs Threaten Hollywood

Gina Hall | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment
Gina Hall

I like to see big summer movies in the theater, I really do. It's my hope that the disappointing box-office receipts wake up the studios, and spur riskier ventures that attempt to keep up with what's going on in the online world.

The Death of the Original Summer Blockbuster

Ben Zweifach | Posted 10.01.2013 | Entertainment
Ben Zweifach

Now, studios aren't even bothering to re-package anything; they're just packaging the same thing all over again, and leaving the titles untouched -- a whole new level of creative laziness.

A Trio of Worthwhile Summer Films

Dusty Wright | Posted 09.21.2013 | Entertainment
Dusty Wright

After his questionable union with his stepdaughter, I'd abandoned Woody Allen. Not completely, but the once-brilliant auteur creeped me out, so I couldn't give his movies my full attention, respect, or merit.

'Pacific Rim' Movie Review: Guillermo del Toro Goes Big Budget

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.13.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

HuffPost Live host Jacob Soboroff discusses the highly anticipated film "Pacific Rim" with Russ Leatherman of AOL Moviefone....

ReThink Review: Pacific Rim -- Robots vs. Monsters FTW

Jonathan Kim | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

In the hands of Guillermo del Toro, a cinema savant with an unbridled imagination and a unique talent for creature and set design, Pacific Rim is a modern triumph and probably the most fun you'll have at the movies this summer.

How Women Really Feel About 'The Heat'

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.01.2013 | Women

Let's be honest: a lot of pressure was put on "The Heat" to succeed. The idea that this single movie would prove that women actually can be funny,...

6 Dream Female Buddy Film Dynamic Duos

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.28.2013 | Women

When "Thelma & Louise" was released over 20 years ago, critics predicted based on it’s critical and economic success that it would spark a new cinem...

Summer Movie Women Finally Get Some Respect

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.20.2013 | Women

Summer blockbusters are notoriously guy-centric, and this summer is no exception, as movie-goers can witness men (both superhuman and not) team up and...

REMEMBER THESE? 17 Summer Blockbusters We'll Never Forget

Posted 06.20.2013 | Fifty

Dun dun. Dun dun. Dun dun. "Jaws" -- the movie that launched Steven Spielberg's career and still has many afraid to go swimming -- was released tod...

Theory on the Man of Steel Plot

Colin Liotta | Posted 08.06.2013 | Entertainment
Colin Liotta

With Man of Steel only a few weeks away from release, the excitement and anticipation is palpable. The marketing has been great, the trailers incredible and action-packed, yet one looming question remains: what is the story?

Upcoming Superhero/Comic Strip/Toy/Etc. Reboots

Spencer Green | Posted 08.06.2013 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Baz Luhrmann's Rex Morgan, M.D. -- The great Aussie director takes the good doctor on a fantastic journey as he is shrunk and injected into Liza Minnelli.

Books To Read Before You See The Movie This Summer

Posted 06.03.2013 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Before you rush off to grab popcorn and chocolate-covered pretzels, sink your teeth into the majestic prose that's being adapted in...

Brad Pitt Makes Surprise Appearance

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.23.2013 | Entertainment

Brad Pitt made an unannounced appearance at a screening of "World War Z" on Wednesday night in Hoboken, N.J., delighting those fans in attendance. ...

4 Must-See Summer Movies For Post50 Audiences

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.15.2013 | Fifty

I recently sat through "Iron Man 3" with my three children. I admit that at least some of it was fun to watch. In fact, many of Robert Downey Jr.'s li...