Miami-based Venevision Intl. has nabbed U.S. pay TV and pay-per-view rights to a trio of Argentine pics led by Rodrigo Grande's comedy "Cuestion de principios" (A Matter of Principles).
Martin Kaplan of USC's Norman Lear Center writes at the Jewish Journal of what he fears will be lost in the aftermath of the Arizona shootings. He writes, "If this tragedy is going to be a teachable…
The Los Angeles-Italia Film Fashion and Art Fest will celebrate Italo auteur Marco Bellocchio, whose Fascist-era melodrama "Vincere" recently scored a National Society of Film Critics honor for…
Wall Street won't have the bunny to kick around anymore. The board of directors of Playboy Enterprises has agreed to a deal to take the iconic brand private through a partnership run by founder Hugh…
The Irish government has ponied up $5.2 million for a multi-discipline Irish arts festival that will run all year and include events around the U.S.
Matt Bai of the New York Times puts the Arizona shootings into context. He writes, "Modern America has endured such moments before. The intense ideological clashes of the 1960s, which centered on…
In an interview shown this morning on CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS," George Clooney and human rights activist John Prendergast spoke about their Satellite Sentinel Project, designed to monitor troop…
Network news anchors and correspondents have been cautious about linking the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Arizona) and others to the state's volatile political environment, but on Twitter…
A second season is out, says "Entertainment Weekly," raising speculation (yet again) of a presidential run by Palin. Lynette Rice writes, "If she and her family chose to shoot more episodes, it would…
Following biopics on Edith Piaf and Serge Gainsbourg, French president Nicolas Sarkozy will be the next French icon to hit the bigscreen.