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Turner Classic Film Festival Celebrates All Aspects of Hollywood History

Jim Hill | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

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.

Letterman's Cue Card Guy Fired For Assaulting A Writer

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 10.20.2014 | Media

"The Late Show With David Letterman" is now short one cue-card man. Tony Mendez, the card man for Letterman's nightly talk show, was fired earlier...

'Argo' CIA Agent Hero Back In Maryland

The Frederick News-Post, Md. | Cara R. Anthony | Posted 04.29.2013 | DC

KNOXVILLE -- After a whirlwind experience at the Academy Awards, Tony Mendez has received more than 7,000 emails about "Argo's" big win. "It changes ...

Exiting Argo

Setareh Danesh | Posted 04.24.2013 | World
Setareh Danesh

This absence of Iranian voices in Argo is mirrored in the real world of 2013 as a different wound is growing in Iran -- a wound about which most Americans hear very little.

Writers Guild of America Remembers Nora Ephron: Words Matter

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.20.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

At B. B. King's on Sunday night, at the Writers Guild of America Award ceremony, amidst a lot of foul-mouthed laughs and sober-minded speeches, writer/director Nora Ephron was remembered.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Iran

Reporters Uncensored | Posted 03.13.2013 | Arts
Reporters Uncensored

Hollywood movies will of course always bend the truth in order to produce a good narrative, but Argo's misrepresentations are particularly dangerous given the current state of relations between Iran and the U.S.

ReThink Review: Argo - Blowback to the Future

Jonathan Kim | Posted 12.12.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

With an impressive 91 percent fresh score on Rotten Tomatoes, Argo has been receiving some Oscar buzz, with some critics claiming it's one of the year's best films.

Argo: Hollywood's New Hostage Thriller Could Inflame Tensions

Danny Schechter | Posted 08.20.2012 | Entertainment
Danny Schechter

Will this thriller contribute to a deeper understanding between our two countries? Will it help us find a way of resolving our differences? I doubt it.

Ben Affleck's Top Secret Is Very Real Story

Posted 02.26.2012 | Entertainment

Try to wrap your head around this: A movie is being made about the story of a fake movie studio producing a fake movie with a fake crew, all concocted...