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Sam Worthington

Embracing a Legacy of Foreign Policy Leadership

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 10.13.2016 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

Every four years, the United States government and its citizens participate in one of the world’s most profound and peaceful transitions of power. S...

American Support For Humanitarian Assistance Reflected In $1.2 Billion Pledge

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 09.20.2016 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

On Sept. 15, InterAction announced that 31 of its member NGOs had pledged to collectively invest over $1.2 billion in private resources on global humanitarian assistance efforts over the next three years.

A Legacy of Leadership: Recognizing David Beckmann

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 06.22.2016 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

As CEO of InterAction – the largest coalition of U.S.-based non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and partners – I have met many uniquely impressi...

Reflecting on Gayle Smith's Message of Hope

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 05.04.2016 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

Gayle assumed the position of USAID administrator in December 2015, building on her legacy at the White House and as a leader and advocate for development.

The Forgotten Crises

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 04.12.2016 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

We must ensure that all people -- regardless of where they are born -- have the ability to live happy, healthy, and safe lives. It is critical for the media, governments, and individuals to focus on the massive scale of human suffering in Middle East and Europe. But we must not limit our focus.

To Improve Human Wellbeing, It's Time to Get Serious About Transparency

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 03.23.2016 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

Community and collective action matter. The dream is for all civil society organizations to look beyond their individual projects and work collectivel...

Finding a Balance Between Counterterrorism and Supporting NGOs

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 01.19.2016 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

Fear and anxiety should not encourage U.S. NGOs to first ask local partners or activists if they are terrorists before they ask if they can be partners.

The Fight to End Hunger: The Role of U.S. NGOs and Global Leadership

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 10.14.2016 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

This September, global leaders from 193 countries came together to agree on an ambitious set of universal goals to reduce poverty and inequality.

The Week in Movies: Labyrinth of Lies, Mississippi Grind and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.23.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Depending on which source you believe, there are between one and two dozen -- yes, you read that right, dozen -- films opening this Friday in New York. Here is a brief look at a half-dozen of them.

Zaki's Review: Everest

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.17.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Fully taking advantage of the immersive IMAX-3D palette, Everest benefits from some of the most breathtaking and dizzying mountain photography I've ever seen, as well as a top-drawer cast.

ReThink Review: Everest -- The Question at the Top of the World

Jonathan Kim | Posted 09.17.2016 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Everest has a lot going for it, and I'm sure it'll satisfy those looking for a tense, exciting time at the movies. So why did Everest leave me feeling so flat?

The Venice Diaries 2015: Climbing Everest, Descending into Beasts of No Nation and Meeting Michael Rowe

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.03.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Everest is a wondrous, beautifully shot, perfectly acted, very Hollywood film and I could swear I felt snow brush against my face at one point. It's perfect entertainment.

Ebola Crisis: We Are in This for the Long Haul

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 01.20.2015 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

Immense support, funding and collaborative efforts are required to stop Ebola. However, our support must not end there. It is necessary to build more robust local healthcare infrastructures and diminish the negative ripple effects the virus has generated.

Baby On The Way! | Posted 09.26.2014 | Entertainment

The rumors are true, Sam Worthington‘s girlfriend Lara Bingle is pregnant with their first child! The 38-year-old Avatar actor and 27-year-old mo...

Zaki's Review: Sabotage

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It's a strange time to be Arnold Schwarzenegger. The one-time (and future?) Conan the Barbarian's heyday sitting astride the global box office, bounding from blockbuster to blockbuster, seems like an eternity ago.

'Avatar' Star's Paparazzi Scuffle Caught On Tape | Posted 02.25.2014 | Celebrity

At least there’s a silver lining to the pap run-in that put Sam Worthington behind bars. For all those chomping at the bit to know if the 37-year...

Zoe Saldana And Sam Worthington Will Head Back To 'Avatar'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

It's back to Pandora for Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington, who are set to reprise their roles in all three of the forthcoming "Avatar" sequels, Fox ann...

'Avatar' Sequels Will Shoot Next Year

Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment

News from the "Avatar" front: According to star Sam Worthington, "Avatar 2" is set to begin production at this time next year, with the idea to film t...

WaXed Episode 9 -- Taylor Knox

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 09.07.2013 | Los Angeles
Cyrus Saatsaz

This week's episode features an exclusive interview with professional surfer Taylor Knox who joined the show to talk about retiring from the ASP World Tour after an amazing 20 year career, mentoring younger surfers, and his relationship with the greatest surfer ever Kelly Slater.

WaXed Episode 6 - Lakey Peterson

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 06.29.2013 | Los Angeles
Cyrus Saatsaz

This week's episode features an exclusive interview with professional surfer Lakey Peterson who is promoting her new movie Zero to 100 and recaps an exciting week in surfing news.

Shocking Place 'Avatar' Sequels Will Go

Posted 04.08.2013 | Entertainment

James Cameron and Sebastian from "The Little Mermaid": both fans of going under the sea. Cameron famously set a record by diving 6.8 miles down into t...

Chris Hemsworth - Australia's Greatest Film Actor EVER?

Mark Juddery | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

Chris Hemsworth is Australia's greatest actor ever, simply because no muscleman of his prowess has such great acting ability, and no other fine actor looks so muscular.

James Cameron's Inspiration For The 'Avatar' Sequels

Posted 07.29.2013 | Entertainment

The "Avatar" sequels are still an unknowable white whale. Not even star Sam Worthington has any real idea what James Cameron has planned for a return ...

What Do Critics Think Of 'Wrath Of The Titans'?

Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment

"Wrath of the Titans" arrived in theaters at midnight with significantly less buzz that its predecessor, "Clash of the Titans." The original ("origina...

Movie Review: Wrath of the Titans -- Ye Gods!

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

As I watched the final few minutes of Wrath of the Titans, I thought, "What I wouldn't give to be a 10-year-old boy right now."