Dorothy Arzner and Ida Lupino were two exceptions to the women who found it increasingly difficult to launch film projects in the 20th century. (This is the second installment of a five-part series.)
It's time for an intervention.
Budding filmmaker and right-wing sting operator James O'Keefe was among a group of four people arrested in New Orleans on Monday for entering the office of Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu under false pretenses. The 25-year-old O'Keefe had previously been heralded by GOP types for shooting footage of ACORN employees allegedly involving themselves in the cover-up of a (fabricated) prostitution business.
A Canadian filmmaker is combining his love of science fiction with his alarm over the ramped-up surveillance in his native Toronto by putting a specially fitted Web cam into his prosthetic eye -- he lost his own in a childhood accident -- and filming everything he sees.
If John Edwards hoped to keep the lid on his extramarital affair with fledgling filmmaker Rielle Hunter, his alleged recent chase scene at a Beverly Hills hotel, co-starring spies from the National Enquirer, probably didn't help matters much. The former presidential candidate has finally owned up to the affair, although he still denies that he fathered Hunter's newborn. Updated
Now that Fidel Castro's got a bit more time on his hands, documentary überdirector Michael Moore has a suggestion for how he might spend his first official weekend out of office -- as long as he's got a penguin suit handy.