A genius at both comedy and drama, Meryl Streep as an actress is an "intuitive investigator" of the human condition: insightful, powerful, and awe-inspiringly versatile. Here I present my five favorite Meryl Streep performances, in no particular order.
To satisfy my curiosity, I recently flew out to Los Angeles to meet with Kazuhiro Tsuji, who graciously agreed to sit with me. Kazuhiro told me that he moved to the US from Japan many years ago to pursue special effects but that his true passion is art.
What many don't know about her reason for giving up her seat for that soldier who sat next to me is that she didn't even want the attention that came with it.
Jonah Hill gives emotional apology over homophobic slur on Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show: "The word I chose was grotesque."
This week's poll from the Lester & Charlie Institute of Forward Thinking! If, like us, you are the beneficiary of a primary Catholic school education...
As the school year ends for all levels of education, I want to put forward one final quiz especially for our high school and college students to answer. If you do not know the answer to a question, just move quickly to the next one.
She's golden at the box office, so why does Hollywood's little golden guy continue to elude Cameron Diaz?
Few swimsuit models have set the culture on fire quite like Bettie Page.
The press worship those stars in a feeding frenzy from the BAFTAS to the Golden Globes right up to the Oscars. No matter what your role in the movie, there's an award just for you, unless of course you're a stunt professional.
I understand the selfie urge. That "look at me" cry for attention is something that is stifled in us from childhood. It's considered unseemly, untoward, to be so desperate for attention. There is an institution for people who can't keep it under control: It's called "show business."
Musicals have always been popular with viewers of all ages for their interesting stories, amazing lyrics and the lasting impact they create. Many musi...
Besides a great script/cast, many technical aspects are needed to create the magic the moviegoer sees on screen. Almost all these important pieces are recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with categories at the Oscars.
Personally, I feel that the elusive "peace" -- along with inseparable companions, justice and equality -- in the region will come out of what one filmmaker calls "artistic resistance."
"It is not just about a pretty dress," says Amis Cameron. "Because we all wear clothes every day, it is important to start thinking about how they are dyed and milled and what that is doing to our planet and our bodies in the name of fashion.
I was nonplussed watching much of the 86th Annual Academy Awards celebration on CBS earlier this month. Perhaps I went in with too high of expectation...
With her unusual background and upbringing between the United States and the Middle East, Jehane Noujaim has a unique vantage point from which to film...