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Terrifying Car Ride Urges Women To Never Take A Backseat When It Comes To Domestic Abuse

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.01.2014 | Impact

Many people have experienced uncomfortable cab rides, but few backseat journeys get quite this intense. In the video above, women featured in a soc...

Legal or Not, Uber's Giving Taxi Companies Everywhere a Sorely Needed "Kalanick"

David Fagin | Posted 04.27.2014 | New York
David Fagin

Whether you negotiate an absurdly high rate just to cross the river or promise a $30 tip for the driver, you almost always end up arguing with the cabbie. As much bad as Uber may have done, this one part of urban commuting shall not be missed.

Martin Scorsese Speaks Frankly to Film Students in Marrakech: "Always Protect That Spark"

Karin Badt | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Scorsese shared his feelings about the constraints and difficulties of the industry, and his own shifting relationship to filmmaking. He also shared that behind the making of some of his films lay a spiritual quest.

Wall Street's Celluloid Nightmare

Joel Sucher | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Joel Sucher

This is definitely a word-of-mouth film that should gain traction with time and light some tinder under all those disaffected, disempowered victims of Wall Street greed.

Commentary: Are the '70s Movies Overrated?

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lists of the greatest this or the best that are provocations and nothing more. Whether it's a critic offering his 10-best list of films (or books ...

Gay Couple Sues After Being Told To Leave Taxi For Kissing

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, Oct 28 (Reuters) - A gay couple filed a human rights complaint on Monday against a Chicago-area taxi compa...

Best of Venice: Getting to Know The Canyons

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

The Canyons offers insight into an all-too-familiar world of boredom and desperation, relationships and compromises, closeness and the abyss that separates us from our lovers. Although I wanted to dislike it, to be "cool" like my fellow critics, I ended up falling in love with the film.

Monya Rowe Gallery Heads to Orchard Street

Susan Michals | Posted 10.27.2013 | Arts
Susan Michals

Typical of groovy gallerists everywhere, Ms. Rowe has chosen a nontraditional approach for her new space to match her eclectic exhibition choices.

When Lindsay Lohan Hijacks a Film She Also Rescues It

Karen Fragala Smith | Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment
Karen Fragala Smith

More important than critical acclaim or box-office boom is the very distinct potential that The Canyons will come to be known as one of the most influential films in decades.

Video Shows Taxi Drivers Discriminating Against Black Customers

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.24.2013 | DC

Finding a cab in D.C. can often be a difficult task. Due to discrimination by taxi drivers, some have a much more difficult time than others. A WUS...

For Valentine's Day: Celebrate With Six Disastrous Dates

Kim Morgan | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

I don't loathe Valentine's Day -- I just loathe the pressure placed on people. Buy a single rose, if you must. Buy an Otis Redding album (always do that). And watch a movie, preferably a movie in which romance goes terribly awry -- like Vertigo.

Jodie Foster's Hair: A Lesson In Cool

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 01.13.2013 | Style

Like, one of the best.

Happy Birthday, Martin Scorsese!

Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Martin Scorsese was born in Queens, New York on Nov. 17, 1942. In the 70 years since his birth, he's responsible for some of the most indelible images...

Student Attempts Kidnapping 12-Year-Old

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.07.2012 | College

An alert Japanese taxi driver foiled a college student's attempt to kidnap a 12-year-old girl in a duffel bag, several outlets reported. The suspec...

Presidential Targets: The 15 Assassination Attempts You Forgot All About

TruTV.com | Posted 06.29.2012 | Crime

You've all heard a million stories about the JFK assassination, or about RFK and MLK. Maybe even the two women who tried to shoot Gerald Ford. But...

WATCH: Are You Talking To Me, Mickey?

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment

"Taxi Driver" meets ... Walt Disney? Why not? Made by Vimeo user Bryan Boyce, this bizarre supercut combines Martin Scorsese's classic "Taxi Driv...

Driver Returns $450,000 In Gold Left In Cab

AP | Posted 03.16.2012 | World

BANGKOK -- A Thai taxi driver has returned gold worth $450,000 to a customer who left the jewelry behind three days earlier. Police Col. Naradet Tipr...

My First R-rated Movie or... How I Became the James Bond of Covert Forbidden Film Viewing

Alex Simon | Posted 02.29.2012 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

For those of us who grew up in the suburbs in the pre-home video, pre-Internet and pre-cable TV 1970s and early '80s, there were few dangerous pleasures as heady as sneaking into an R-rated movie at the local multiplex.

The 10 Best Films of 2011

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.11.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Descendants is my favorite film of the year for its ability to find the pain, dignity and humor in the story of a man watching his way of life die, even as he has to act as steward to its demise.

Movie Review: Contagion

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.08.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The first hour of Steven Soderbergh's Contagion is so tense that you can almost forgive the second half for getting bogged down.

Oscar-Worthy Work: 7 Writing Tips from Your Favorite Films (PHOTOS)

Jay Douglas | Posted 07.18.2011 | Books
Jay Douglas

The writing process is remarkably similar to filmmaking: both writers and filmmakers need to plan their work, commit their project to film or paper and edit and polish their work until it measures up as both enlightenment and entertainment.

Pilgrim, Cowboy, Indian: Taxi Driver

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

The Berlin Film Festival held the world premiere of the 4K restoration of Taxi Driver. After many viewings throughout my life, the movie, all red light and red blood and red anger, is still lingering in my mind.

It's Not Sarah Palin's Fault

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Wellington Ennis

It's not Sarah Palin and her rhetoric that make crazy people do crazy things. It's making her crazy rhetoric matter that does.

Robert De Niro Is Fireproof

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

In 1976, Bobby De Niro was fired from Bogart Slept Here directed by Mike Nichols. Today comedian De Niro who brings in the laughs in The Little Fockers proves he is fireproof.

HuffPost Review: Little Fockers

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The law of diminishing returns is a law for a reason. And nowhere are the returns more diminished than Little Fockers, the third film in a series that began in 2000. With this one, they've barely bothered with a plot.