Ossana, of Italian/Irish descent, was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She attended Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, majoring in English/Political Science, and is the author of several short stories and numerous essays.
Director Jay Roach (Meet the Parents) uses a dialouge-heavy script by John McNamara (Prime Suspect), that's based on the book Dalton Trumbo by Bruce Cook, as a blue print.
Credit: Liz West / Flickr By Stephanie Almazan Let us be your guide to the other side in these spooky cemetery tours across the country. From headl...
Now you are ready to see some cinema. And, in this regard, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival does not disappoint. With 200 films on tap, the selection here is among the best of all the Southern California film festivals.
I marched. I raised money. I got political. And my life became more meaningful. The desire for communication and connection that lead me into show business began to lead me away from it.
Damon once said that gay actors needed to stay inside the closet if they wanted to succeed. He pointed to Rupert Everett as an example of someone who had, in effect, screwed things up for himself by being an out gay actor. But what really transpired?
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On TV and in film an estimated one-third of fictional characters are female, despite the fact that women make up half the world's population. Beyond the numbers is the quality of roles. Women's experiences are cropped, or misrepresented, to fit into the fictional worlds of TV and film.
While he stands out for his success in the entertainment industry, his lifelong dedication to the LGBT civil rights movement makes him something truly unique: a creative professional who doesn't just use his platform for activism.
As a major fan of all things Halloween, there is a lot to celebrate about living in Los Angeles in October: zombie-filled mazes, transformed theme parks and an abundance of creepy live shows.
Despite what you've heard about film productions "running away" to Georgia, Louisiana and New Mexico, Southern California (SoCal) is still the world headquarters of global film production. However, what kind of place is SoCal when it comes to film festivals?
The occasion is this year's Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival, this weekend, October 24th and 25th, and the delightful subject is Jessica Williams, who will receive -- along with award-winning actress Ebony Jo-Ann -- the inaugural Reel Sisters Hattie McDaniel Award.
If there is anyone deserving of the title "National Treasure," its Diana Serra Cary. The almost 97 year old former actress is the last living silent film star. She is also an author of four well regarded works of film history.
The Honorary Academy Award is a special honor I've always felt should be presented to film artists who had been overlooked by the vagaries of the competitive awards.
It's been over a week already, and I'm still having a hard time processing just how magical this night truly was for me, and why.