Shawn Mcclellan

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“River’s Edge”: The darkest teen film of all time

<b>Keanu Reeves and Crispin Glover in "River's Edge"</b><p>“River’s Edge” understood ’80s kids — and what they’d do to combat that horrible feeling of emptiness<p>Marc Spitz<p>January 23, 2015 11:59pm (UTC)<p>About a year and a half ago, I interviewed Daniel Waters, screenwriter of the enduring and dark teen comedy …

James Dean

Film Review: Is Still Alice really worthy of an Oscar?

Oscar forecasters consider Julianne Moore’s performance as a woman with Alzheimer’s the frontrunner for best actress. But is the movie any good? Owen Gleiberman delivers his verdict.<p>Dramas that focus on intense physical or mental disability have always been popular during awards season, and for …

Alzheimer's Disease

Beyond Clueless review – inside the world of teen movies

Charlie Lyne looks affectionately at how high schools have been portrayed in cinema<p>With its monotonously deadpan narration by Fairuza Balk, this scattershot study of late-period American teen movies (from <i>Clueless</i> to <i>Mean Girls</i>) has the air of a graduate-thesis video essay.<p>There’s no doubting …

The Gambler review – stylish direction can’t disguise deeper flaws

Along with journalism and medicine, academia has long proved one of the most ill-represented professions on screen. I struggle, however, to remember a less convincing professor of literature and creative writing than Mark Wahlberg in <i>The Gambler</i>, a remake of Karel Reisz’s 1974 cult hit which starred …

Yahoo!

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Sundance 2015 review: Glassland – half empty, half excellent alcoholic drama

Gerard Barrett’s Irish drama about the effect of Toni Collette’s alcoholism on son Jack Reynor is bleak and deeply moving – until he starts with the psychologising<p>The tears in Glassland catch you unawares. This is not your run-of-the-mill weepy, nor your archly-crafted Oscar bait. The most …

What the Fuck Is Bam Margera Up to These Days?

The former 'Jackass' star is focused on his metal project, Fuckface Unstoppable.<p>You may know him as a professional skateboarder, but you more likely know him as one of the legendary <i>Jackass</i> crew members, or the dad-slapping, Don Vito-jiggling, mom-torturing punk-ass son on MTV's <i>Viva La Bam</i>. That's …

Oi Taylor Swift, Let Me Take You Out For The Night Of Your Life In Norwich

Taylor Swift is playing the Radio One's Big Weekend festival so we got our resident Norfolk expert Josh Baines to plan us the date of the century.<p>Norwich is an unfairly maligned city. Its national reputation as an inbred populated hovel sustained only by mustard and Delia Smith is a genuinely …

'Mortdecai' flops, 'American Sniper' leads Friday box office

In what's appearing to be true Johnny Depp fashion, his lead role in the newly released "Mortdecai" couldn't muster the numbers to take over Friday's box office. In fact, it barely cracked the Top 10 while "American Sniper" continued its reign.<p>Depp's film, based on the 1970s Kyril Bonfiglioli comic …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

The Most Highly Anticipated Films At The 2015 Sundance Film Festival

There are all kinds of movies for all kinds of people at this year's premier Park City-set independent film fest. Here they are, grouped by recurring themes.

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

‘You Mad, Bro?’ Revisited: What We Can Learn From the 2012 Patriots-Seahawks Matchup

If the last game between the Patriots and Seahawks wasn’t the moment when we all realized Seattle was a force to be reckoned with, it wasn’t far off. …

NFL

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of emotions and events, often with elements of the bizarre. Dreams can be funny, frightening, sad and strange. Flying dreams can be euphoric; chasing dreams can be …

Sleep

Former New England Patriots Wide Receiver Defends Tom Brady's Character

Amid the massive "Deflategate" controversy surrounding Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, I hosted a HuffPost Live discussion to break it all down. I was joined by former Pats wide receiver and current HuffPost fellow Donte Stallworth, who believes that Brady is telling the …

Former UNC Student-Athletes Detail Fake 'Paper Classes' In New Lawsuit Against School And NCAA

The lawsuit — first reported by The Washington Post— follows a scathing investigative report released last October, detailing a decades-long academic scandal that predominantly affected UNC student-athletes.<p>The scandal centers around so-called "paper classes"— which typically never met and only …

Student Athletes

Stanford 89, Arizona State 70

No. 25 Stanford 89, Arizona State 70: Anthony Brown and Chasson Randle scored 21 points apiece as the Cardinal routed the visiting Sun Devils.<p>Stefan Nastic had 20 points and five rebounds while Rosco Allen collected 12 points and eight rebounds for Stanford (14-5, 5-2 Pac-12), which bounced back …

College Sports

Report: NFL warns Marshawn Lynch crotch grab will cost Seahawks 15 yards in Super Bowl

The NFL has warned the Seattle Seahawks that if Marshawn Lynch grabs his crotch — as he has done celebrating key touchdowns in his career — during Super Bowl XLIX, it will result in a 15-yard penalty against the Seahawks, according to ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio and NBC’s Pro Football Talk.<p>Lynch has …

NFL

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

Food: How spicy flavours trick your tongue

Why does a hot curry burn your mouth? Veronique Greenwood explores why your tongue sometimes tingles in unexpected ways.<p>When you consider the tongue, what leaps to mind are the five canonical tastes – sweet, salt, bitter, sour, and umami. These sensations arise when receptors on the surface of …

Spices

The (Real) Story of the White House and the Big Block of Cheese

From The West Wing to the wooly mammoth: American democracy's most famous dairy product, fact-checked<p>Wednesday, as you may have heard, is the White House's second annual Big Block of Cheese Day. Inspired by a fictional character in a fictional presidential administration, the very real staff of the …

The White House

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …