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New Documentary Sheds Light On The Dark Side Of The Divorce Industry

Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce

"I think death would be easier than divorce," begins the trailer for "Divorce Corps" -- a new documentary that aims to expose the inner workings of th...

8 Netflix Films to Watch with Your Kids Before January 1

Today's Mama | Posted 03.01.2014 | Parents
Today's Mama

Lots of films are being retired from NetFlix on January 1. Here's what to watch with your kids right now, and what to watch after they go to bed: Wit...

Making Your First Feature Film: Campo De Batalla

Amancay Tapia | Posted 03.01.2014 | Latino Voices
Amancay Tapia

Making your first feature film not only takes a lot of work, but endless energy and determination. The results may not be what you expected, but what ...

The Last of the Unjust

Stephen D. Smith | Posted 02.22.2014 | World
Stephen D. Smith

After almost 40 years to think it through, it is clearer than ever that Lanzmann understands Benjamin Mumelstein, Alteste Der Juden in Terezin as a man of immense stature.

Working-Class Families, Please Skip The Wolf of Wall Street This Holiday Season

Ernest Owens | Posted 02.21.2014 | Entertainment
Ernest Owens

It's high time we dismantle Hollywood's misguided perceptions of history and our projection of what success looks like.

A Pregnant Hostage, a Fake Homosexual, and a Man Who Cannot Walk

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 02.19.2014 | Entertainment
Sidonie Sawyer

A few of the French movies I like best, available in the U.S. Not necessarily very recent, but not to be missed nevertheless. Trust me, I am French.

How to Keep Film Festivals Relevant

Isaac Zablocki | Posted 02.17.2014 | Arts
Isaac Zablocki

Film festivals are a major industry. There are thousands of film festivals across the globe and many pay good money for a premiere film, creating a mu...

8 Amazing Places Made Famous by Lawrence of Arabia

minube | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel

As film lovers the world over mourn the passing of Peter O'Toole, many of us are taking the time to revisit one of the legendary actor's greatest works: Lawrence of Arabia, a film whose adventurous spirit and exotic locales also inspired scores of travelers to seek out their own life-changing voyages.

The Invisible Woman Syndrome Is Just a State of Mind

Amancay Tapia | Posted 02.15.2014 | Women
Amancay Tapia

Whoever you are and whatever you do, make sure you use any experience you have -- good or bad -- as the clay you need to transform your sculpture into a piece of art.

DVDs: Is Tom Hanks the Most Popular Star of All Time?

Michael Giltz | Posted 02.13.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

A lot of stars had lengthy careers with many box office hits. Box office is a rough estimate, sure, even if you adjust for inflation (which I don't). But by some estimates, Tom Hanks has the all-time worldwide box office total.

Giving Back The Power Of Storytelling Through Film

Molly Melching | Posted 02.10.2014 | Impact
Molly Melching

Community voices really are the key to empowering development. Through participant-produced filmmaking, their priorities and solutions can be brought directly to the forefront.

10 Movie Proposals That Will Tug At Your Heartstrings

Posted 11.30.2013 | Weddings

By Kristen O'Gorman Klein for Bridal Guide The most popular time to pop the question is between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day, which means engag...

Kevin Hamedani's Films Have Heart and an Edge and His Parents

Tamar Abrams | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

Kevin Hamedani (on right in photo) is a filmmaker who is both brave and a bit crazy. While touring the country's film festivals with his first indie f...

How 'Last Vegas' Convinced Me There's Life After 70

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

I have been looking forward to seeing Last Vegas since I saw the trailer for it as a coming attraction.

7 Of The Best Movies For Grownups

Posted 11.14.2013 | Fifty

Hollywood sees you, older moviegoers. In case you haven't noticed, there have been a slew of films in recent years catering to older viewers on is...

Werewolves, Bullying & Vera Farmiga

Scott Alexander Hess | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Scott Alexander Hess

I recently tumbled across a book trailer for the novel WHEREWOLVES, by John Vamvas and Olga Montes which combines the legendary creature with a high school bullying theme. I caught up with the authors just in time for Halloween.

All The Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them -- Scenic Artist

Anne M. Strick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

'We call ourselves liquid magicians and paint wizards, or sometimes stunt clown acrobatic speed artists,' says Bridget Duffy, whose credits include Showtime with Robert De Niro, as well as television's acclaimed Mad Men.

Three Is the Magic Number

Nicholas Weinstock | Posted 09.24.2013 | Arts
Nicholas Weinstock

The Three Things is just my conviction that every one of those writers should always be working on at least three things at once.

Jewtopia the Movie Will Make You Say 'Oy!'

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 11.24.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

I can probably sum up this movie in one Yiddish word: OY! It was horrible. I sort of feel bad saying that because I don't think this movie will get a single positive review. It was that awful.

Girls of Hope

Melis Figanmese | Posted 11.16.2013 | Impact
Melis Figanmese

A documentary called Girls of Hope by Aysegul Selenga Taskent follows five girls who are fighting for their education in the Southeast region of Turkey, where 45 percent of girls cannot read or write.

All The Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them - Props

Anne M. Strick | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

"Well", says Prop Master PETER BANKINS, among whose movies is Monster's Ball, shot in part in Louisiana State Prison, "we're responsible for everything the actors handle.

Top 10 Cinematic Picnic Spots

Cheapflights | Posted 10.27.2013 | Travel

There's really nothing better than eating outdoors. Everything tastes better in the fresh air. And whiling away the lazy, hazy days (and nights) of summer over a makeshift feast with friends is one way to ensure golden memories.

T.D. Jakes' International Faith and Family Festival Seeks to Scratch a Societal Itch

Larry Ross | Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts
Larry Ross

Jakes' International Faith and Family Film Festival aims to provide a significant value-add to the discussion of how faith-based filmmakers should proceed with producing and marketing films to Christian and mainstream audiences.

Daredevil and the Bat Fans: Why Affleck Should Be Given a Chance

David Brake | Posted 10.25.2013 | Entertainment
David Brake

he Internet went to town following Warner Bros. announced that two-time Academy Award winner Ben Affleck, aged 41, is to be the new Bruce Wayne in Batman vs. Superman/Man of Steel 2. This is all before the man has said a line of dialogue.

51 Pieces of Movie Trivia You May Not Know

David Brake | Posted 10.22.2013 | Entertainment
David Brake

#9: Ryan Gosling was cast as Noah in The Notebook because the director wanted someone "not handsome."