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Mira Sorvino

Golden Door International Film Festival: The Stuff of Dreams

Pamela Glasner | Posted 09.10.2014 | Entertainment
Pamela Glasner

"I lift my lamp beside the golden door." That final and very famous line from the poem engraved on the Statue of Liberty was the inspiration behind t...

Mira Sorvino On That Infamous 'Romy And Michele' Dance Scene

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.20.2014 | Entertainment

Seventeen years after the cult classic “Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion" hit theaters, we finally know how the film's indisputable standout...

The Super Bowl, Sex Trafficking, and Sensationalism

Adam Banner | Posted 04.07.2014 | Crime
Adam Banner

Instead of wasting time and money on rumor-mongering and passing redundant legislation, perhaps we should be looking to the root of the problem for solutions.

An Oscar Winner Is Joining 'Psych'

Posted 07.15.2013 | TV

Mira Sorvino is joining USA's "Psych" for a multiepisode arc in season 8, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Sorvino, best known for her role in ...

Wait, Which Michelle Williams Are You Referring To?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.28.2013 | Celebrity

It's hard enough to keep the revolving door of Hollywood hotshots straight, and nearly impossible when those stars have almost identical names -- espe...

John Celock

Only State Without Human Trafficking Ban Will Finally Outlaw Practice

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead (R) said Saturday he is planning to sign legislation that will make his state the last in the nation to ban human...

Mira Sorvino Lands CBS Comedy Role

Posted 02.21.2013 | TV

Mira Sorvino has joined Jim Gaffigan's untitled CBS comedy pilot, Deadline reports. The "Mighty Aphrodite" and "Romy and Michelle" star will play ...

John Celock

Lawmakers Celebrate Bipartisanship

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation's state legislators concluded their fall forum here Friday by praising bipartisanship through a tribute to their former leade...

John Celock

Actress Urges Lawmakers To Stop Slavery

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Academy Award-winning actress Mira Sorvino urged the nation's state legislators Thursday afternoon to pass new state-level laws to comba...

Mira Sorvino, In Pursuit Of Justice

Guideposts | Posted 12.09.2012 | Religion
Guideposts

When you look into the eyes of someone who's had all their basic human rights stolen, their dignity stripped away, treated like an object, not a human being, how can you turn your back? How can you not speak out and act?

Interview With Mira Sorvino About Trade of Innocents

Nicki Richesin | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment
Nicki Richesin

Although her performances have been greatly praised, it's perhaps her humanitarian work where her heart truly lies. In Trade of Innocents, Sorvino once again marries her acting prowess with her passion for helping exploited children.

Movie Review: Union Square

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.11.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Union Square may grate on you early on but, like its main character, all it wants is for the audience to give it a chance to show what it's really about. In this case, it's not too much to ask.

Mira Sorvino on Family Values, Reunions and Her Juiciest Role Yet

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.09.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

"You've only got one childhood," Mira Sorvino said. "Why should you spend it as a professional? You're gonna have to work the rest of your life."

Mira Sorvino: Drama Queen in Union Square

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.27.2012 | New York
Regina Weinreich

Deftly bringing both the edgy past and cleaned-up present together with humor and heart, Nancy Savoca's new movie, Union Square, features a stunning performance by Mira Sorvino.

Nicole Kidman And Mira Sorvino Urge End To Violence Against Women

AP | Posted 08.07.2012 | Celebrity

UNITED NATIONS — Academy Award winners Nicole Kidman and Mira Sorvino urged an end to violence against women at a concert Wednesday night to sup...

2.4 Million People Are Victims Of Human Trafficking

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 04.04.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS -- The U.N. crime-fighting office said Tuesday that 2.4 million people across the globe are victims of human trafficking at any one tim...

Conversations With Christopher Bessette and Dermot Mulroney on Trade of Innocents

Nicki Richesin | Posted 06.03.2012 | Entertainment
Nicki Richesin

The problem of human trafficking is all over the world. Slavery is alive and well in the 21st century; it's time we as a people put an end to it. It's definitely time modern day abolitionists made it known we are not going to turn away from it anymore.

What Could Be Coming To CBS This Fall

Garrett Greer | Posted 03.27.2012 | TV
Garrett Greer

CBS's programming is easy-to-digest and relies heavily on legal and law enforcement procedurals. What sort of material does CBS have to fill the soon-to-be-empty slots? More of the same.

Brett Butler's TV Comeback Plans

Posted 02.29.2012 | TV

Brett Butler is entering "Anger Management." According to The Hollywood Reporter, the "Grace Under Fire" star will recur on Charlie Sheen's new sitcom...

Dennis Quaid Is A CBS Cowboy

Posted 02.24.2012 | TV

It's official: Dennis Quaid and Michael Chiklis are bringing the Western back. According to EW, Chiklis and Quaid will star in CBS's new '60s-set dram...

WATCH: New Documentary Captures Woody Allen Like Never Before

Posted 11.16.2011 | Arts

In Woody Allen's films, introspection and autobiographical elements are practically assured. But an upcoming documentary directed by Robert Weide will...

PHOTOS: "Romy And Michelle" Reunion

Entertainment Weekly | Posted 12.07.2011 | Entertainment

We know you loved seeing Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion co-stars Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino together again in EW’s Reunions Issue (on st...

Tribeca Film Festival Exclusive Interview: Thomas Dekker Rises to the Angel's Crest with Cinema Vérité

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 07.04.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Thomas Dekker is almost offensively photogenic. But what makes Dekker fascinating is his complete transformative power as an actor.

A Conversation With the Naked Anthropologist About Sex Trafficking

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Henry Sterry

When I first met Laura Agustín at a conference in Brussels, I immediately noticed how different she was from most people I met at sex worker conferences. For one, she had a sense of humor.

Like Dandelion Dust Is a Minor Movie Worthy of Major Respect

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Audiences can identify with the parents who gave up their child as well as with the adoptive parents who have raised the boy all his life. Both sets of parents love him but only one set can have him.