By Larry Elder | 03/06/14 11:26 AM
Sunday's Academy Awards event showcased Hollywood's finest. Beautiful people in beautiful clothes saying lovely things about their industry -- a politically "progressive" business that gives nearly all of its political contributions to Democrats.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/03/14 10:18 AM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry appeared pleased that Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey took some time to thank God during his acceptance speech after winning the award for Best Actor.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/03/14 08:05 AM
Actor Jared Leto mentioned the tumultuous struggle for freedom in Ukraine and Venezuela in his Oscar speech Sunday night.
By Rebecca Berg | 03/02/14 07:26 PM
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., recently sat down for a meeting with an unusual activist: Philomena Lee. Lee’s story has been adapted for film in “Philomena,” which depicts her journey with a reporter to find her long-lost son, who was taken from her by nuns in Ireland and adopted by...
By Paul Bedard | 03/01/14 10:20 AM
The elite 5,783 judges who will decide Sunday night's Oscar awards are out of touch with what consumers look for in a movie, often choosing films about activists overcoming oppression instead of Iron Man smashing a tank, according to a new study of the Academy Awards. “The standards learned...
02/27/14 09:00 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy Awards ceremony will stream live online for the first time to select cable providers in eight U.S. cities. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and ABC announced Thursday that Sunday's telecast will be available online and on mobile devices. A cable...
02/27/14 05:47 PM
CAIRO (AP) — Directors of Egypt's first Oscar-nominated film will be walking the red carpet at the Oscars ceremony next week in Los Angeles, but most Egyptians have yet to see the hard-hitting movie that chronicles the country's unrest over the past three years. Far from being widely...
02/27/14 10:15 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Was it Lee Daniels' "The Butler," the folk rock bio pic "Inside Llewyn Davis," or Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine"? We'll never know which film might have been the 10th best picture nominee at this year's Oscars. Ahead of Hollywood's biggest night on Sunday, moviegoers may...
02/27/14 08:01 AM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The office of Cambodia's most celebrated filmmaker is filled with books on the Khmer Rouge. On his desk, on the walls, in the filing cabinets and in every corner of Rithy Panh's dimly lit office are memories of his country's greatest tragedy. Probing the painful...
By Cal Thomas | 02/05/14 05:07 PM
In a world where Woody Allen can get a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes at the same time his adopted daughter accuses him of sexually abusing her when she was a child (Allen has repeatedly denied it), and where a film “The Wolf of Wall Street” sets a record for use of the...
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