| Jul 20, 2012
| 1:11 PM
WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will travel to Colorado on Sunday to visit with families of the victims of a deadly shooting rampage at a movie theater in a Denver suburb, the White House said on Saturday.
Obama, who had been due...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 4:14 PM
A new comedy short film, "Ivy League Exorcist: The Bobby Jindal Story" is rasing eyebrows. California filmmakers, Cult Jam Productions recently premiered the film at Comic Con, and now the video is on You Tube.
The film is poking fun at Louisiana...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 11:02 AM
"My kids know that when we go to Shabbat dinner with my parents, there will be a fight. Always. All the time, a fight."
Dror Moreh, Israeli-born director of the formidable new documentary "The Gatekeepers," is speaking of his family, of growing up...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 5:35 PM
America's fascination with Abraham Lincoln seems nearly limitless--Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" is an Oscar favorite, Doris Kearns Goodwin's 2005 book "Team of Rivals," on which Spielberg's film is partly based, remains on the New York Times bestseller...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Sen. Lamar Alexander recently echoed the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre when he said, “Video games is a bigger problem than guns… Because video games affect people.”
This is so stupid one rolls his eyes at the need to write a column...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:08 PM
PARK CITY, Utah -- Violence in entertainment isn't just a topic for Washington this week -- it's also on the mind of Sundance Film Festival organizers.
Days after a White House Task Force on Gun Violence led by Vice President Joe Biden met with a...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 11:53 AM
The WIFV Women of Vision Awards celebrate women's creative and technical achievements in media. WIFV Executive Members nominate women for these awards. We are delighted and honored to recognize these trail blazers!
This year the WIFV Board of Directors...
| Jan 17, 2013
President Barack Obama and the National Rifle Association do agree on something: No amount of legislation can prevent every evil act. In his remarks on gun violence Wednesday, Obama acknowledged what gun enthusiasts have been saying for decades:...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 9:16 PM
Ben Affleck's "Argo," a drama about the Iranian hostage crisis, won the highest acting honor Sunday night at the 19th Screen Actors Guild Awards. The CIA thriller, which won best ensemble cast, also won the directing honor at the Golden Globe Awards two...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Amy Poehler has been a comedian of note for some time now — it's already 11 years since she joined the cast of "Saturday Night Live" (and three and change since she left it), and before that there was "The Upright Citizens Brigade" on Comedy Central...
| Nov 20, 2012
The Chicago-based Showtime dramedy "Shameless" can either be seen as a small victory for Chicago's TV and film community or a missed opportunity, depending on how you want to look at it.
The series films most of its exterior scenes in Chicago (unlike...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Princess Cruises officials on Tuesday reiterated some key features of the line's new 3,600-passenger Royal Princess Cruise ship during a media briefing at the 29th Cruise Shipping Miami conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center,