Objection! The new biopic is a miscast misstep in honor of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the popular Supreme Court justice.
The linguist and political commentator discusses the U.S. president, Russia, history and the future in a recent interview. (Pictured, two scientists at a Jan. 26 news conference.)
When it came to the silver screen, 2015 was a curious and contradictory year in many ways. It featured the success of both the legacy franchise and the original script, and it brought together both warrior babes and geriatric macho men.
It's unlikely that the beloved space saga's Episode VII -- regardless of whether it turns out to be a crowd pleaser -- has taken the risks George Lucas took with his installments.
Last time we checked, it was the year 2015, but apparently the Internet-enabled white supremacists who formulated the Twitter hashtag #BoycottStarWarsVII, along with the associated cyber-campaign, have yet to catch up with the fact that entertainment products don't exist solely for their enjoyment.
While the prospect of war in space is hardly new (think Reagan-era "Star Wars"), the three powers are known to be developing and testing controversial new capabilities with terrifying implications -- despite their denial of such work.
Sadly, we are sorry to report that, given the opportunity, even Yoda himself isn't above wolf-whistling.
In the 1970s, those in a position to produce movies, TV shows, comics, novels, or memoirs about Vietnam were convinced that Americans felt badly enough without such reminders. It was simpler to consider the war film and war toy casualties of Vietnam than to create cultural products with the wrong heroes, victims, and villains.
On his program Monday night, Jon Stewart said that the sequester, which took effect Friday, was like an "autoerotic asphyxiation" for Congress.