Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Politics

  • Women and Hollywood
    4 comments
    tweet
    8

    Oscar Winner Kathryn Bigelow Nears Completion of Filming Zero Dark Thirty

    So the first female best director winner has now completed filming her follow-up film.  That alone is news.  The film which is now called Zero Dark Thirty tells the story of the capture and killing of Osama Bin Laden.  What is interesting is while this will clearly be a thriller with ...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    4

    Guest Post: The Pioneering Women of the Photo League

    One of many gratifying aspects about making Ordinary Miracles was the opportunity it afforded to identify and celebrate the contributions made by an impressive number of extravagantly gifted female photographers who joined the Photo League or sat in on its lectures and used its darkrooms. Curator Ca...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    5

    Fasten Your Seatbelts: Political Animals is Coming

    Folks it looks like this miniseries will kick some serious ass.  Maybe it will be another pop culture force that will help bang the gong for Hillary Clinton in 2016.

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    2

    Trailer Watch: Shadow Dancer

    Starring Andrea Riseborough a single mom running with the IRA. It premiered at Sundance and will open in the UK on August 25 and will open in the US in 2013. Description from imdb: "Set in 1990s Belfast, an active member of the IRA becomes an informant for MI5 in order to protect her son&#...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    2

    Sarah Jessica Parker Hosting Dinner for Obama

    And one grassroots supporter will get a paid trip to NYC and will have dinner with Parker, the President, the First Lady and probably a bunch of other high profile New Yorkers.

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    7

    'Borgen' Is Back

    I have been a huge fan of Borgen since the moment I started watching it.  It has become a huge success and won the BAFTA last weekend for International TV show.   Season two starts this Sunday, June 3 at 9pm on LINK TV.   You gotta do a bit of work to find the channel (I am ...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    3

    Trailer Watch: Forbidden Voices - Directed by Barbara Miller

    An incredibly moving story of three women bloggers fighting to keep telling the truth. As First Lady Michelle Obama says: "courage can actually be contagious."

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    3 comments
    tweet
    8

    Funny or Die: Don't You Want Your Dad in Your Vagina?

    These people at Funny or Die are really doing a great job of keeping this issue in focus and making sure we see how absurd it is. This one stars Kate Beckinsale, Judy Greer, Andrea Savage.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    14

    Sean Penn's Peace Summit Award Acceptance Speech: Haiti, Systemic Moral Corruption, A Sacred Debt

    On April 25, Sean Penn accepted the Peace Summit Award at the twelfth annual Nobel Peace Laureate's World Summit in Chicago. The award was given to him by Nobel Peace Laureate president Mikhail Gorbachev and Mr. Udo Janz. His Holiness The Dalai Lama was also present. Penn's acceptance speech is belo...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    4 comments
    tweet
    38

    Ashley Judd, Kate Winslet and Jennifer Lawrence vs. Our Toxic Misogynist Culture

    In the past week, actresses and their weight have been front and center. When moviegoers suggested that Kate Winslet was too fat in the 3-D rerelease of the 1997 blockbuster "Titanic," she responded that she's now thinner than co-star Leonardo DiCaprio. Jennifer Lawrence was described as not hungry ...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • A Sharper Focus On Hollywood And WW ...Leonard Maltin
  • Simon Pegg's "Hector and the Search ...Box Office Insider
  • FANIE FOURIE'S LOBOLA Is A Feel Good ...SydneysBuzz