| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The Montreal World Film Festival announced its full slate of 432 films from around the globe on Tuesday, including 113 world or international feature preems. From the U.S. "The Red Robin" by Michael Z. Wechsler competes in the World section while Adam...
| Jul 25, 2013
This column is dedicated to all those fools who believe the United States should lift sanctions on Cuba to improve relations with the island's Communist regime.
It was a "coincidence" that on the days that the United States and Cuba were scheduled to...
| Mar 12, 2013
— Many of the 115 cardinal electors to be sequestered inside the Sistine Chapel on Tuesday didn't know each other when they headed for Rome last month. In fact, Chicago's Cardinal Francis George said he knew only a third of his fellow prelates,...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Ben Affleck appeared in Washington yesterday to meet with Hillary Clinton and John Kerry about violence in the Congo. Affleck is founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, which seeks to curb the massive number of killings in that country (5 million in 14...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Sometimes a number is shocking enough to stop you cold.
In filmmaker Dawn Porter's documentary "Gideon's Army," which takes an in-depth look at the professional grind experienced by public defenders (playing at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Siskel Film...
| Mar 21, 2013
The powerful things we expect from "War Witch" are as advertised, but what we don't expect is even better.
Given that the subject matter is two violent years in the life of an African child soldier, it's not surprising that the film's events are...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:59 AM
ABC's Robin Roberts has received the prestigious Peabody Award for sharing her health story in frank and detailed terms.
The citation to her "Robin's Journey" reporting reads: "By allowing her network to document and build a public service campaign...
| May 19, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Since a new film law took effect in January, Colombia has emerged as the go-to location for a growing number of international filmmakers.
Also helping lift production: the country has turned the page on the notorious drug violence of its past....
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Lois Eshleman went to be with the Lord on Feb. 1, 2013.
Born near Shippensburg, Pa., on Aug. 13, 1921 to her parents Lydia and J. Ira Martin, Lois lost her father in an industrial accident at the tender age of nine months. She was raised by her mother...
| May 3, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Eve Ensler has inspired and empowered women all around the world to speak out about their bodies and to protest women-targeted violence. Artistic, courageous, generous and funny, Ensler is a galvanizing playwright, internationally best-selling author,...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Other stories focus on the European debt crisis and Polo model Ignacio "Nacho" Figueras, who is trying to make polo more popular in the United States....
| Nov 30, 2012
| 9:03 AM
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