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  • Struggle against totalitarianism continues

    As we mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, alarming gains by the terrorist group known as the Islamic State, along with continued threats from al-Qaida and others, make it clear that the danger of terrorist mass murder is by no...
  • Richard Attenborough, Oscar-Winning Director of 'Gandhi,' Dies at 90

    Richard Attenborough, who was honored for his helming and production of the 1982 Oscar best picture "Gandhi" but was best known to American audiences for his role in Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" and its first sequel as park creator John Hammond,...
  • 'Paper Planes' Wins Australia's Richest Film Prize at CinefestOz

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - BUSSELTON, West Australia - Robert Connolly's "Paper Planes" claimed the richest festival award in Australia on Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014). The film was named as the winner of the first prize at the CinefestOZ festival (Aug. 20-...
  • Chicago 1919: A racial tinderbox

     Chicago 1919: A racial tinderbox
    Almost a century ago, the poet Carl Sandburg, who doubled as a Chicago newsman, searched for the underlying cause of a bloody race riot. In the wake of the current violence in Ferguson, Mo., his essential conclusion is worth reconsidering: The slums...
  • Berenice Bejo Joins Robert Pattinson Drama 'The Childhood of a Leader' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Berenice Bejo will play the matriarch in the upcoming drama "The Childhood of the Leader," Variety has learned. Juliette Binoche was originally cast in the part, but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts. The film, which focuses on the early...
  • The busiest 'slow' month [Commentary]

    The busiest 'slow' month [Commentary]
    The headlines these days all seem to demand exclamation marks. Iraq is teetering on the brink! Russian troops are massing on the Ukranian border! Gaza lies in ruins! World's worst Ebola epidemic afflicts Africa! Welcome to another quiet and peaceful...
  • Participant Joins Steven Spielberg-Tom Hanks Cold War Thriller

    Participant Media is joining DreamWorks Studios on Steven Spielberg's untitled Cold War Spy thriller starring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance and Amy Ryan. Participant is also on board "The Light Between Oceans," written and directed by Derek Cianfrance and...
  • US fighters in enemy ranks raise tough questions

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Friday, Aug. 29: The death last week of U.S. citizen Douglas McAuthur McCain while fighting for the Islamic State and the reported presence of more than 100 Americans in similar roles...
  • Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando
    Here are the synopses, time slots and premiere dates, where available, for new series and programs from the broadcast networks, cable channels and PBS. Schedules can change. TV critic Hal Boedeker assesses the programs. ABC SELFIE, 8 p.m. Tuesday:...
  • World War I network helps history buffs keep track of commemorations

    World War I network helps history buffs keep track of commemorations
    The World War I Centennial Network is helping history buffs keep track of all activities and events in the United States related to the commemoration of the war's centennial.  The network was founded two years ago by Paul Cora, the curator of Historic...
  • Football is America's war game

    The NFL will be visiting London this year. Three regular-season games are set for Wembley Stadium, where the NFL has touched down annually since 2007. It's not surprising that the NFL wants to expand into new territories. Under the logic of capitalism,...