Mariann Anderson, the great contralto, perhaps the most renowned of the 20th century, would have been 115 years old today.
"The Artist" opens with a shameful and blatant episode of anti-Soviet and anti-Russian propaganda that has no place in advancing the plot of the film.
The Grammys' usual glitz and glamour were dimmed a few times during tributes to 48-year-old pop icon Whitney Houston.
The movie deserves its Oscar buzz as best foreign film. As with any good artistic experience, moviegoers are transformed as they watch.
Spencer Livingston's "Occupy Wall Street" is a mellow, melodic meditation on the feelings of economic injustice that sparked the movement.
Progie nominees contain a wealth of progressive content and contain many suggestions for progressives viewers to watch ... if you can find the films at your local theater, on TV or anywhere in the U.S.!
The sheer wackiness of its anti-Muppets hysteria suggests that Fox News has become a parody of itself - but it represents a powerful political constituency.
This was a show about ordinary people who suddenly learned they had great gifts. It was about the idea that everyday people could do something to make the world a better place.
Almodóvar is internationally famous for highly colorful, exceedingly dramatic, often perverse films. Some might find them shocking.
Time is money. In Time seems to take that quite literally. In what is a brilliant metaphor for modern day class segregation, the poor die young and the rich live forever. And a man named Will Salas sets out to do something about it.