Tag Archives: Hollywood

Chris Hedges | Donald Trump’s Greatest Allies Are the Liberal Elites

“What we call right-wing and liberal media in this country are really just two different strategies of the same kind of nihilistic lizard-brain sensationalism,” Taibbi wrote in “Insane Clown President.”

Lucia Wilkes Smith. ‘The Monuments Men’: My brush with moviemaking

I get it:  It’s not a documentary. But there’s that local, real-life angle I wish it could have portrayed. Article by: LUCIA WILKES SMITH StarTribune.com  Updated: February 10, 2014 – 6:19 PM From left are Sam Epstein, John Goodman, George Clooney, Matt Damon and Bob Balaban in a scene from “The Monuments Men,” a film […]

Nozomi Hayase: WikiLeaks’ “Mediastan”; The True Fifth Estate Bringing the First Amendment to the World

“Freedom of Speech is a truly liberational force in the world. It allows us to challenge, and if necessary, reject or dismantle official narratives and structures. It frees thoughts and feelings from the governance of state and corporate power.”    By Nozomi Hayase  Sunday, 03 November 2013  Truthout.org | Film Review     (Image: Journeyman Pictures) Mediastan is a documentary film […]

The Hottest Trend out of Hollywood: “War Sells!”

The Hottest Trend out of Hollywood: “War Sells!” In this day and age, “selling war” on the big screen has become a vastly lucrative enterprise, and business is booming By Global Research Global Research  February 28, 2013  GlobalResearch.ca This past week, television broadcasters worldwide have been particularly enthusiastic in celebrating a glorified image of war and […]

Video> Young Turks> Hollywood Violence, The Pentagon, & Marlon Brando Oscar Rejection

Uploaded by townsquare on Feb 23, 2012 Mimi Kennedy (actress, Midnight In Paris) makes a point about how Hollywood exports violence abroad, and Jordan Zakarin (writer/editor, The Huffington Post) shares his thoughts on the cozy relationship between the film industry and the Pentagon. The final point is on what may be the most controversial moment in Oscars history […]

Lawrence Lessig> After the Battle Against SOPA—What’s Next?

After the Battle Against SOPA— What’s Next? by Lawrence Lessig    January 26, 2912   The Nation January 18, 2012 could prove to be an incredibly important day, and not just for copyright policy or the Internet. On that day, two critically important things happened: First, with its 6-2 decision in Golan v. Holder, the Supreme Court […]

SOPA Vote Delayed, Allowing For More Corporate Fundraising From Censorship Bill

SOPA Vote Delayed, Allowing For More Corporate Fundraising From Censorship Bill Zach Carter     December 16, 2011    Huffington Post WASHINGTON — After two days of debate, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) abruptly halted a key hearing on the Stop Online Piracy Act, postponing a Committee vote on the bill until 2012. The […]

Frank Miller and the rise of cryptofascist Hollywood

Frank Miller and the rise of cryptofascist Hollywood Fans were shocked when Batman writer Frank Miller furiously attacked the Occupy movement. They shouldn’t have been, says Rick Moody – he was just voicing Hollywood’s unspoken values. Rick Moody  guardian.co.uk    24 November 2011 via truthdig ‘A mindless, propagandistic storytelling medium’ … The film 300, left, […]