"Citizenfour" director Poitras returns with "Risk," a film about WikiLeaks founder Assange, and becomes a target by association.
Evgeny Afineevsky’s Oscar-nominated documentary doesn’t shy away from the war's brutal realities. The children’s voices are especially poignant.
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.)
The actor and comedian was tapped to criticize the academy that had hired him, but he walked the tightrope with grace and blistering humor.
The casting director, who died in 2011, discovered or jump-started the careers of many of today's biggest Hollywood names, and she was known for placing African-Americans in parts intended for white actors. Yet her own name is missing from many of her most famous projects.
The Oscar-winning film "Zero Dark Thirty" became a prestigious awards vehicle for its co-creators, journalist-turned-screenwriter Mark Boal and director Kathryn Bigelow. It also became a source of controversy -- and all the more so after this latest news.
Hollywood might have granted him fame, but the renowned psychiatrist's valuable work deserved to be amplified, however the means.
On Jan. 6, Brian Knappenberger, director of the buzz-magnet documentary "The Internet's Own Boy," sat down with Boing Boing's Xeni Jardin in Los Angeles at the Annenberg Space for Photography to talk about his iconic subject, Aaron Swartz, and the impact of his life's work and legacy.
Jennifer Hudson is preparing to release a new album, “JHUD,” in September -- her third studio album and her first since the conclusion of the lengthy trial of the man who killed three of her closest family members -- and her faith, in the wake of tragedy, is stronger than ever. Jennifer Hudson is preparing to release a new album, “JHUD,” in September—her third studio album and her first since the conclusion of the lengthy trial of the man who killed three of her closest family members.
The president and board of trustees at Pasadena City College thrust their school into the spotlight for all the wrong reasons recently with a political and public relations debacle involving PCC alumnus and Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black.