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Jane Fonda Slams Hollywood for Being Sexist
Jane Fonda is a legend in more ways than one, but admits when she first started out in film, she "took the easy road for a while." Fonda, 77, opened up about her beginnings in Hollywood, using solely her beauty on the screen and how she started in acting as just an object of desire. "I would say
#OscarsSoWhite: Academy Awards Panned for Lack of Diversity
When nominations for the Academy Awards were read on Thursday morning, many people bristled at the lack of diversity. The 20 lead and supporting actor nominees were all white, which is the second time this has happened in nearly 20 years. It sparked the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, with people
Identities of Officers Who Spoke to 'Zero Dark Thirty' Filmmakers About Bin Laden Raid Are Not Public, Judge Rules
Names of Officials Given to 'Zero Dark Thirty' Filmmakers Not Public, Judge Rules
Oscars Academy Adds Latinos, Member Complains It's "Affirmative Action"
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Friday they have invited 276 artists and executives to join the ranks of the organization that hosts the Oscar awards ceremony. A record 22 Latinos were asked to join the exclusive group this year in an effort to diversify the Academy’s
Tina Fey, Amy Poehler Respond to Taylor Swift's 'Special Place in Hell' Comment
Comediennes React to Country Star's Comments About Their Golden Globes Joke
The 7 Best Political Movies You Haven't Seen
Make the myth, break the myth, or explain the myth — these are the ways Hollywood takes on politics in film. This year, three movies, each with a different approach, but all steeped in the politics of their day, have a chance to win the...
Past Political Oscar Wins
This year the big winner at the Academy Awards won't be a specific actor or movie, but a whole category of films. Politically-focused movies like Argo, Zero Dark Thirty and Lincoln are all favored to win at least one Oscar category at Sunday's 85th Academy Awards, with a combined total of 24
A Way Forward On Immigration?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES: IMMIGRATION REFORM TAKES CENTER STAGE: A bipartisan group of senators has agreed to an immigration reform framework that includes a pathway to citizenship for the undocumented, a significant step toward a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s immigration
Mark Boal: Government Inquiry Into 'Zero Dark Thirty' 'Crosses a Line'
During an interview for “This Week,” “Zero Dark Thirty,” screenwriter and producer Mark Boal told Martha Raddatz that the current Senate inquiry into the Oscar-nominated movie could discourage the making of similar films in the future. “I think that it could discourage other screenwriters ...
'Zero Dark Thirty' Debate: Torture Has No Place in a Civilized Society
As I sat through the movie “Zero Dark Thirty,” I shut my eyes in some of the “interrogation” scenes and reflected on the debate surrounding the movie. Some have said the movie shows torture did help in finding Osama bin Laden. Others have said the...