| Feb 3, 2009
Spike Lee will do the right thing for an unusual World War II story.
Lee, through production company 40 Acres and a Mule, has purchased the rights to "Now the Hell Will Start," according to The Hollywood Reporter. "Hell," a 2008 nonfiction book from...
| Jun 11, 2008
El papel de los soldados afroamericanos durante la sangrienta batalla en la isla de Iwo Jima en 1945 despertó una verdadera "tercera" guerra entre los cineastas estadounidenses Clint Eastwood y Spike Lee, quienes desde medios en Francia, Gran Bretaña y...
| Aug 5, 2009
| 8:06 PM
NEW YORK -- Budd Schulberg, who wrote the Oscar-winning screenplay for the Marlon Brando classic "On the Waterfront," died Wednesday at age 95.
Schulberg, the son of a studio boss who earlier had defined the Hollywood hustle with the novel "What Makes...
| Aug 14, 2009
Growing up, they called him the "chocolate boy" and worse.
Shmuel Beru arrived in Israel at age 8 with the first wave of Ethiopian immigrants in 1984. Classmates, who'd never seen a black person before, rubbed his skin to see if the color would come off....
| Aug 18, 2009
| 9:41 AM
Back by popular demand, the renowned a cappella quintet Rockapella returns to Indianapolis to present its unique vocal artistry to kick of the Prairie Pops portion of the Marsh Symphony on the Prairie season with concerts Friday and Saturday, August 21...
| Aug 21, 2009
Hollywood's two most indulged enfant terrible filmmakers have now made the worst two World War II movies of this millennium. With Inglourious Basterds Quentin Tarantino has topped Spike Lee ( Miracle at St. Anna) in awfulness.
Tarantino has remade a...
| Aug 19, 2009
Hollywood's two most indulged enfant terrible filmmakers have now made the worst two World War II movies of this millennium. With "Inglourious Basterds" Quentin Tarantino has topped Spike Lee ( "Miracle at St. Anna") in awfulness.
Tarantino has remade...
| Aug 29, 2009
The late King of Pop would have turned 51 Saturday. However, rather than mourning his passing, his devoted fans and friends have decided to make the day one of celebration. Big bashes are being held nationwide, with one of the more noted ones being...
| Jul 16, 2008
FOR YEARS musicians have taken a leading role in one of their industry's most important acts of public service -- turning people's hunger for a great song, well performed, into food that feeds the physical hunger of thousands.
Live Aid for Africa is...
| Dec 12, 2007
DENZEL WASHINGTON has the slightly dazed look of a man in the home stretch.
"It's all good," he says, flashing that $20-million grin in a postproduction suite on the Sony lot. "I'm not tired. Well, I'm tired, but I'm happy."
The two-time Oscar winner is...
| Dec 7, 2007
| 8:36 PM
A documentary about young Ethiopian women who walk miles in search of medical attention after traumatic childbirth injuries won the feature-length competition at the 2007 International Documentary Assn. awards Friday night.
"A Walk to Beautiful,"...
| Feb 8, 2008
What will be the worst Martin Lawrence movie of the year? The competition is always fierce and it's still early, but we may have a winner in "Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins." A groundbreaking achievement in blandness, the film has nothing other than a few...