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Angelina Jolie's New Movie Looks Phenomenal

The Huffington Pose | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.11.2014 | Entertainment

All right, everyone. Pack it up. Time to go home. The Oscar race is over. Or at least that's the way the new trailer for Angelina Jolie's second direc...

War Hero, Olympian Of 'Unbroken' Fame Dies At 97

AP | CHRISTOPHER WEBER and GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 09.02.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seventy years ago, the world was convinced that Louis Zamperini was dead. There had been no word of the track star and former Oly...

Louis Zamperini -- Meet Witold Pilecki

Tom Alderman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Books
Tom Alderman

This is a powerful story -- but in quite an unexpected way. If you're thinking Schindler's List, Stalag 17, The Great Escape or -- hold your breath -- TV's Hogan's Heroes, you'd be disappointed.

Angelina Jolie: 'This Is The Hardest Thing I've Ever Done'

Posted 02.25.2014 | Entertainment

Angelina Jolie is one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, but even she has difficulty getting projects off the ground. Case in point: "Unbroken," the u...

Watch The Moving Olympics Trailer For Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken'

Posted 02.16.2014 | Entertainment

Universal debuted a three-minute trailer Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" during the Winter Olympics on Sunday evening. The drama focuses on Olympian Louis...

Meet A True Hero In Honor Of Veterans Day

Audrey van Petegem | Posted 06.09.2014 | Fifty
Audrey van Petegem

I had the privilege of hearing Louis Zamperini speak at a local church. At age 93, he was not only entertaining but inspiring. In the overflowing church, Louis asked for all war veterans to stand.

Angelina Jolie Meets Real WWII Hero She's Making Film About

Posted 10.10.2013 | Entertainment

Angelina Jolie takes the lead with the upcoming release of "Unbroken." The Oscar-winning actress produces and directs the film, which focuses on the r...

Unbroken: He'll Survive Even Angelina Jolie's Direction

Marie Woolf | Posted 07.06.2013 | Entertainment
Marie Woolf

If his audience isn't laughing, we're crying. As with all great stories and all books, however, it's what stays with us when we close the cover.

Angelina Jolie's Biggest Project Yet

Posted 12.19.2012 | Entertainment

In December of 2011, Angelina Jolie was gearing up to release "In the Land of Blood and Honey," her long-anticipated directorial debut. Cut to Decembe...

The Story of Louis Zamperini: Part II

Don Meyer, Ph.D. | Posted 12.31.2012 | College
Don Meyer, Ph.D.

The next time the circumstances in my life are less than ideal, I will remember Louis Zamperini. How could I ever forget him?

The Story of Louis Zamperini: Part I

Don Meyer, Ph.D. | Posted 12.16.2012 | College
Don Meyer, Ph.D.

Until a few days ago I had never heard about Louis Zamperini. Now I don't think I will ever forget him.

'Adrift: 47 Days With Sharks': WWII Soldiers Struggle To Survive At Sea

Posted 08.15.2012 | TV

A harrowing true tale of survival on "Adrift: 47 Days With Sharks" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on Discovery). Through dramatic re-enactments for the "Shark Week...

Latin Boogaloo with DJ Turmix, Plus Chatting with Fanfarlo's Leon Beckenham, Dwight Twilley and Terence P. Minogue

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.22.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Japan's Grief Is the World's Grief. It Wasn't Always Like This.

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

The reason Unbroken sits atop various best seller lists is, like all well-told stories, it pits a compelling and tenacious hero against an unrelenting and sadistic villain.