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8 Hollywood Hits That Are Actually Terribly Overrated

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.12.2014 | Entertainment

Recently, HuffPost Entertainment presented a list of so-called terrible movies that we simply adore. Now we're flipping the coin to tear down champion...

Popcorn Preview: American Hustle

Leslie Sisman | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

American Hustle (2013) Cast includes: Christian Bale (The Fighter), Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook), Amy Adams (The Fighter), Jeremy Renner (...

Hero Cop Surgically Removed IED From Man's Neck

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 11.20.2013 | Crime

An officer received an award Monday for surgically removing an improvised explosive device (IED) from a suicidal man's neck. At a command staff me...

How Soldiers And Iraqi's Feel About Hollywood's Depiction Of Iraq

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.23.2013 | Entertainment

Iraq veteran Travis Bickford and Iraqi filmmaker Mohamed Al-Daradji agree on one thing: Hollywood just can't capture the reality of the Iraq conflict....

Women Looking at Men Loving: Eve Sussman, Kathryn Bigelow and the Women Writers of Mad Men

G. Roger Denson | Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

The work by these several women artists articulate nearly every fathomable aspect of women's desire and socialization, either as it has been codified and perpetuated by women, or historically legislated and imposed on women by men.

What We're All Missing in the Zero Dark Thirty Debate

Peter Henne | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics
Peter Henne

My concern about films like Zero Dark Thirty and The Hurt Locker is that they might set back civilian-military relations by giving people a false understanding of the struggles of U.S. troops and the mechanics of U.S. national security.

'I Didn't Think They Were Going To Catch Him'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.20.2012 | Entertainment

Now it makes perfect sense that Kathryn Bigelow would direct "Zero Dark Thirty," the controversial new film that chronicles the hunt for Osama bin Lad...

WATCH: Gripping New Trailer For 'Zero Dark Thirty'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 10.11.2012 | Entertainment

"Can I be honest with you? I am bad news." So begins the second theatrical trailer for "Zero Dark Thirty," Kathryn Bigelow's much-anticipated follow-u...

Toronto Festival Conclusions: The Oscar race Begins

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

While this year's best-picture winner may in fact have played at TIFF 2012, there was no huge critical groundswell around a realistic contender, the way there was last year.

WATCH: First Trailer For Osama Bin Laden Movie, 'Zero Dark Thirty'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.06.2012 | Entertainment

"Zero Dark Thirty" is one of the last big Oscar contenders to receive a trailer, but judging from the new teaser, it was worth the wait. Directed b...

Why Men Won't Talk About Impotence

Ann Bauer | Posted 07.16.2012 | Fifty
Ann Bauer

In researching my book, I asked men about performance issues. What happens in your head when you can't get it up? How does it become (as I've heard it can be) a self-perpetuating problem? I'm close to literally a dozen fine, garrulous older men. But when I broached this topic, every one of them turned red and stammered and then was struck mute.

Hollywood's Female Trouble: Part 2, The Directors

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Even with Bigelow's Oscar win in 2009, why are the statistics for female directors (in both film and television) less than golden?

Kathryn Bigelow's Bin Laden Movie Running Into Trouble

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.02.2012 | Entertainment

"Zero Dark Thirty," Kathryn Bigelow's movie on Navy's SEAL Team 6's hunt for, and killing of, Osama Bin Laden has run into more drama -- and major pro...

Disposing Of Live Bombs In Germany

James M. Clash | Posted 04.29.2012 | Travel
James M. Clash

Borchert took me to a residential area with unexploded bombs still in the ground. One 550-lb. and two 1,100-lb. US monsters had already been found and detonated.

Jordan Zakarin

Navy SEALs And The Military's Secret Hollywood Mission

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 02.21.2012 | Entertainment

A crack team of highly skilled warriors, outfitted with the most advanced weapons of the world’s most powerful military force, storms an enemy compo...

Man Sued Because He Thought 'The Hurt Locker' Was Based On Him

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 12.13.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by an Iraq war veteran who claimed "The Hurt Locker" was based on his experi...

Bin Laden Movie Controversy Drags In Congress, President, Oscar-Winner

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 10.11.2011 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee sought an investigation Wednesday into the Obama administration's cooperation...

Peter King Wants A Probe Of Osama Bin Laden Film, Feuds With Administration

AP | By LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 10.11.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- A movie about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, expected in theaters just weeks before the 2012 presidential election, is already generating...

A Modest Proposal: A Luxury Tax for Expensive Movies

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.24.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Why don't we create a luxury tax for Hollywood, comparable to the one Major League Baseball invokes whenever a team tries to buy itself a pennant by stocking up on expensive star players.

Jeremy Renner As Steve McQueen? I'm Not So Sure...

John Farr | Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I read just the other day that Jeremy Renner may take the lead role in a Steve McQueen biopic. If it goes forward, I will be very interested to see the end product, but I would not care to be an angel investor.

Movie Planned About Hunt For Bin Laden

AP | By DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 07.02.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- The filmmakers behind the war-on-terror drama "The Hurt Locker" are moving forward with an action thriller about the hunt for Osama bin...

Ten Women Directors You Should Know About

flavorwire.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Kathryn Bigelow may have been the first female filmmaker to win a Best Director Oscar for 2009′s The Hurt Locker. But did you happen to notice that ...

Catherine Hardwicke's Lady Issues

Jamie Frevele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jamie Frevele

Catherine Hardwicke has decided to play the vagina card, whining about how the Big Bad Men wouldn't let her direct an Oscar-nominated Man Movie.

Oscar Talking Points

Tribeca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tribeca

You can see the full list of nominees at the Academy's official site. With so much to discuss, it's necessary to break it down into manageable talking points.

Christina Aguilera's Embarrassing Drunk Moment In Jeremy Renner's Bed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Renner's rep tells us Aguilera was "clearly enjoying herself but she was not in his bed." PREVIOUSLY: Christina Aguilera may have had too m...