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Holy Moses, Ridley Scott!

Never have I seen a movie so profoundly, completely and utterly misunderstand the point of its own story as Exodus: Gods and Kings did. In fact, it's so off that I can't help but wonder if maybe the film has a different agenda than I...Show More Summary

Why Is Katie Couric Giving Stephen Collins a Forum to Defend Sexual Abuse?

When someone brings up the Church, Christ, and religion during an interview about inappropriately touching a young girl, then alarms should go off in the minds of all viewers. Stephen Collins made the following statements to Katie Couric...Show More Summary

Feds sue 'Bering Sea Gold' star over costs of retrieving sunken vessel in Cordova

The federal government filed a civil lawsuit on Monday against a gold dredge captain who has appeared on Discovery Channel's "Bering Sea Gold," alleging he refused to take care of his 117-foot landing craft that sank in the Cordova harbor. Federal prosecutors say it cost $1.6 million to recover the watercraft Sound Developer. Show More Summary

The Dubai Film Festival Diaries: Lee Daniels Has Been Brainwashed, Virginia Madsen Is a Super Heroine and Ahd a Real Saudi Woman

At the press conference for Daoud Abdel Sayed's Out of the Ordinary, starring Khaled Abol Naga, Naglaa Badr and the small wonder that is Mariam Tamer at this year's DIFF it was interesting to be a minority. Overwhelmingly outnumbered as a member of the non-Arabic media, I finally got to be that proverbial fly on the wall -- of the West. Show More Summary

Soul Doctor Lifts Our Spirits Off Broadway

I was recently in New York City and had the good fortune of popping into a pre-opening performance of the new off Broadway production, Soul Doctor. Soul Doctor is the story of the legendary Shlomo Carlebach and his evolution from an Orthodox Hassidic Rabbi to Jewish folk singer and composer. Show More Summary

The Theory of Everything Should Win Everything

What a gorgeous film directed by Brit James Marsh! The Theory of Everything should win everything as awards season gets underway. The world's leading theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking even provided his Equalizer computerized voice...Show More Summary

Jane Siberry's Holiday Hoes and Hosers Brings Magic to Iridium Jazz Club

A glittering metropolis like Manhattan has many, many confectionary delights at Christmastime but one of the best is Jane Siberry's Holiday Hoes and Hosers show this week at Broadway's Iridium Jazz Club. Each night features a special...Show More Summary

Lightning in a Bottle Festival Announces Dates and Location for 2015

Oh Lightning in a Bottle, you beautify my soul, gathering minds of greatness is your pure and cosmic goal. We dance, we listen, we clean, we glisten, not animals who survive but spirits who are alive. Relinquish all hate and give into fate, where the weird are revered and creation meets celebration. Show More Summary

Review: Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks

Gena Rowlands and Cheyenne Jackson Is there a road map that guides us to an understanding of each other? Gena Rowlands and Cheyenne Jackson find themselves at odds across a dance floor until the dance lessons themselves bring these two...Show More Summary

Looking Back at 9 Years of The Colbert Report (VIDEO)

Today, as The Colbert Report airs its final episode, I'm looking back with gratitude on nine years of great television. The Huffington Post and the Report have always had a special bond; after all, it was Stephen who launched our sister site, The Colbuffington Re-Post. Show More Summary

6 Reasons a Beatles-Like Phenomenon Can't Happen Again

Looking back on this 50th anniversary of the Beatles arrival in America, music fans and cultural observers of all ages often ask, "Can anything like the Beatles happen again?" The question itself is somewhat rhetorical and, a half-century...Show More Summary

'Top Five': Woody and Robert and Chris, Oh My

Chris Rock enters into Woody Allen territory with his new movie Top Five. During the opening scene, as Rock's hero Andre Allen strolls down a Manhattan avenue engaged in lively debate with reporter Chelsea Brown (co-star Rosario Dawson),...Show More Summary

10 Reasons It Sucks to Lose 'Colbert'

As we prepare for the end of The Colbert Report, it is time to reflect on exactly what we are losing as Stephen Colbert retires his character and moves on to host The Late Show. Sure it's a great move for Colbert. Sure it promises to invigorate late-night comedy and give Colbert a chance to show us the full range of his skills as a performer. Show More Summary

Fleetwood Mac: The Voice of Many Generations

Credit: Sarah Wilson Fleetwood Mac has remained timeless in running rock n' roll for over three decades. Overcoming complicated band romances, Fleetwood Mac continues to tour and excite different generations. Chart topping albums such...Show More Summary

Every Brilliant Thing at the Barrow Street Theate

Jonny Donahoe walks around the theater dropping notes on the audience members' laps as you are seated for Every Brilliant Thing. "Oh, you are the star, right?" observed a man picking up his paper. "I am the play," said Donahoe. Well, not quite. Show More Summary

The Controversial Philosophy Behind Franco's The Interview

Many people awoke this morning (December 18th) stunned to discover that not only had North Korea been "centrally involved" in hackers threatening a "9/11-style attack" on U.S. soil in protest of the James Franco film The Interview, but in fact Sony Pictures had responded to this threat by pulling the film entirely. Show More Summary

Happy Birthday, Mr. Spielberg!: Celebrating 40 Years of Movie Magic

Make your list now! is the place to shape, share and debate your opinions on anything and everything through Top 10 lists. Want to join the conversation? You can make your own list of the Top 10 Best Films Directed by...Show More Summary

Sony's Act of Cowardice That Betrays 2000 Years

Kim Jong-Un 1 - Sony Pictures 0. There's a weapon uniquely fatal to despots and terrorists. That weapon is comedy, and Sony Pictures just cancelled it. Sony yielded to crackpot internet-threats and cancelled the Christmas Day release of their new comedy film The Interview. Show More Summary

J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit: How to Speak Elvish Conlang

[This week], The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies aims at taking viewers on a powerful journey in the final installment of the three-part film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. With a production budget for the trilogy of over $750 million, film creators are guaranteed to bring Tolkien's magnificent vision for Middle-Earth to life. Show More Summary

Cowardly Sony Pictures Caves: The Slippery Slope of Self-Censorship

Sony Pictures' act of utter cowardice and self-serving self-censorship in canceling the scheduled release of The Interview exposes Hollywood for what it is -- a fantasy world unable to cope with real-world problems. For years upon years, Hollywood celebrities have lectured Americans with their out-of-touch political views and beliefs. Show More Summary

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