| Nov 15, 2013
| 12:01 PM
The botched Obamacare rollout is not the botched Hurricane Katrina response.
You may not like the idea of Obamacare. You might be disappointed by the disastrous launch of the healthcare.gov website, or the president’s untrue assertion that...
| Mar 17, 2008
Much as one might admire the British healthcare system as presented in the documentary "Sicko," even Michael Moore would have to admit they have a hard time over there coping with apocalyptic viruses.
A lot of good socialized medicine did for the virus-...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Harvey Weinstein loves a good fight -- especially if it helps him promote one of his company's movies.
So when the MPAA's title registration bureau decided this week that the Weinstein Co. couldn't use the title "The Butler" on Lee Daniels' upcoming...
| Jan 16, 2008
| 5:50 PM
1. Before being called the Sundance Festival, Utah's annual film festival was called the Utah/US Film Festival--and was held in Salt Lake City.
2. Robert Redford is not the founder! The Utah/US Film Festival was founded in 1978 by Sterling van Wegener--a...
| Apr 6, 2008
Charlton Heston, the Oscar-winning actor who achieved stardom playing larger-than-life figures including Moses, Michelangelo and Andrew Jackson and went on to become an unapologetic gun advocate and darling of conservative causes, has died. He was 84....
| Feb 5, 2008
Television ads promoting movies are not the normal business of politics or the courts, but they are this month because conservative activists are seeking a wide audience for "Hillary: The Movie."
David N. Bossie, who made a name for himself as a...
| Dec 1, 2007
Roger B. Smith, the General Motors executive who led the world's largest automaker from record profits to record losses in the 1980s and was vilified in the documentary "Roger & Me," died near Detroit on Thursday. He was 82.
The former chairman and...
| Dec 29, 2007
Among the major notables who passed from the scene this year, three of the most famous -- two masters of cinema and a genius of football -- died on the same day: July 30.
Two others -- a historic Russian leader and a U.S. chronicler of war -- left us...
| Jan 11, 2008
Five out of the six Directors Guild of America feature film nominees -- Joel and Ethan Coen, Paul Thomas Anderson, Sean Penn and Tony Gilroy -- were also nominated Thursday for Writers Guild of America awards for their screenplays.
The Coen brothers...
| Oct 9, 2010
Photographer George "Elfie" Ballis, who walked with the late United Farm Workers leader Cesar Chavez and led a rebellion against farmers over water, has died. He was 85.
Ballis died Sept. 24 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fresno. His...
| Apr 6, 2009
Cuando las enfermeras llevaron a Ana Rodarte en silla de ruedas hacia una sala de operaciones del Hospital Scripps Memorial en La Jolla, ya estaba atontada por el sedante que le dieron previo a la cirugía. Un monitor cardíaco empezó a capturar sus...