Take Virgil North-South through Koreatown, not Vermont. Take Fountain East-West through West Hollywood, not Sunset or Santa Monica.
We have come together to have a conversation about racism and the media industry. As scholars, we are concerned about systemic biases in Hollywood and how they influence people's ideas and behaviors in the real world, in ways that people may be unaware of.
Still Alice is not a public health poster. It is the powerful story of a young, smart, witty, vivacious, and beautiful Columbia University linguistics professor.
It's 1976, and eccentric (to put it mildly) billionaire Howard Hughes is on the move again. This time - after a decade of penthouse hopping between th...
You could drive Route 66 from coast to coast to get a feel for the poetry of America. Or you could pick up copies of Fericano and Wallace, and read these poems out loud.
So what's McGillicuddy's favorite offering at this year's festival? Genevieve honestly found it hard to choose between two screen legends who'd agreed to make special appearances at TCFF 2015.
It feels like Hollywood is finally starting to get what so many of us knew all along; audiences want to see diversity. Yet somehow, at this exciting moment of progress for the industry, Deadline Hollywood found it appropriate to publish what can only be described as a call for regression.
Most of the time they are pantomiming, which means that not a vocal word is coming from their mouth at all, rather, they are simply mouthing words while matching them with physical movement. And nine times out of ten, it's gibberish, random, and unplanned.
If the fictional world of film and TV shows a landscape of female characters who are diverse, who have unique attributes, who are CEOs and doctors and scientists -- how will that inspire our children? Will our children expect women in leadership roles? It should then be normal.
Having been an acting and success coach for the past 28 years, I've noticed that people, now more than ever, are confusing a dream with a wish. There is a BIG difference. It's like night and day.
Was I really enhancing my canvas with a known quantity that was adding inherent value to my film negative or was I polluting artwork, and by extension its message, with a celebrity whose presence in the film was more important than the film itself?
Zoey presents herself as a scientist and an expert on transgender issues, yet the fact is that however well-intentioned she may be, her wild and inaccurate claims and attempts to define our narrative have done nothing but cause significant harm to the trans community.
Would Swedish actress and Casablanca star Ingrid Bergman have made a good producer or director? Hollywood movie fans may not know much about the Sca...
Now when Hollywood is reeling from a much-deserved diversity scandal, it's a good time to remember the historical role of Hollywood in civil rights. Hollywood was ahead of the country as a whole during the civil rights era of the 1950s.
Here today, gone tomorrow. No phrase better describes the Los Angeles landscape
So, what the big deal? It matters because what happens on the big screen never stays on the big screen; media may be intended for entertainment, but it's also education.