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Here's How to Respond to Your Conservative Republican Relatives Who Don't Think Global Warming Is a Serious Threat

Galanty Miller | Posted 03.17.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

I can't say for sure if global warming is real, in the same way I don't know if the North Pole is cold. I've never been to the North Pole.

National Journal Blames Baby Boomers For U.S. Decline -- What's Your Response?

Posted 10.07.2012 | Fifty

The National Journal has just published a provocative cover story by economics correspondent Jim Tankersley called "The Case Against Parasitic Baby Bo...

Actress Jessica Chastain Has The Help to Get Her Award Noms

Brad Balfour | Posted 04.28.2012 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

When actress Jessica Chastain attended the Sundance Film Festival more than a year ago, making the rounds for the film Take Shelter, she spoke on a pa...

DVD: Woody Allen Back on Top, Ready for Oscar Love

Michael Giltz | Posted 03.01.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Oh the DVDs are piling up, and these are the dog days of late December and early January when DVD releases slow to a trickle. Let's get to it.

Emotion vs. Structure: What Is More Important?

Jen Grisanti | Posted 11.14.2011 | Books
Jen Grisanti

Is it more important to structure your story in a way that gives your audience a clear, concise view of what it is you're trying to say? Or, is it more productive to focus on what you say and how it's going to make your audience feel?

Go Big or Go Home: Why the Mainstream Successes of The Debt and Our Idiot Brother Matter

Scott Mendelson | Posted 11.07.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

While there are many reasons to praise the $14 million six-day opening of The Debt, the most surprising thing about it is that Focus Features debuted the film wide enough to achieve that kind of opening in the first place.

Weekend Box Office: Adult Films Trash Cheap Exploitation Fare and Dominate Labor Day Weekend, as The Help and The Debt Defeat Shark Night and Apollo 18

Scott Mendelson | Posted 11.06.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Summer must be over, as grownups are seemingly returning to the marketplace.

BeLabor Day

Abe Gurko | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics
Abe Gurko

No one really celebrates Labor Day. Sure, we take off that Monday, but since Labor Day represents the end of summer and the return to school, who is c...

HuffPost Review: The Debt

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.29.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Set in two different eras, with two different trios playing the same characters, The Debt is gripping and gritty, a thriller that breeds genuine excitement in both of the time periods in which it is set.

Helen Mirren Voted Hottest Body

Vulture | By: | Posted 10.29.2011 | Celebrity

You beat out Elle MacPherson, Kelly Brook, Jennifer Lopez, Cheryl Cole. Who would you have chosen? Oh, I would probably choose J.Lo. It's ridiculou...

Jordan Zakarin

Cashing 'Debt': The Subtle Drama Of Jessica Chastain & Sam Worthington

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 10.17.2011 | Entertainment

It is counter-intuitive, at this point in modern cinema, for perhaps the most tension-filled moment in an action-packed thriller to come during the sp...

This Year's Hottest New Actress

Posted 10.13.2011 | Celebrity

Attention, moviegoers: Here is the preemptive answer to the question each one of you will, inevitably, ask at some point over the next six months: ...

X-Men: First Class: Reviewing Magneto and the Super Jews

Omer Rosen | Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts
Omer Rosen

Strong, athletic, violent, handsome -- something separate from the bookish, weak, nerdish, neurotic construct that shaped me -- they are Super Jews.

Jessica Chastain Talks Spontaneous Fight With Brad Pitt

Posted 07.25.2011 | Entertainment

Life is good for Jessica Chastain. She had three films presented at Cannes, two of which, "The Tree of Life," and "Take Shelter" won prizes at the fes...

Brad Pitt's On Screen Wife, Hollywood's Secret Star: Who Is She?

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 07.23.2011 | Entertainment

CANNES, France — Jessica Chastain may be the busiest actress in Hollywood people haven't heard of yet. With as many as half a dozen films rollin...

Live From the Toronto Film Festival: Last Day

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

My last full day at the Toronto International Film Festival was a day of hits and misses.