The Oscars turned 85 this week. But they took a leap backward into the dark ages with the politicization of the motion picture arts and sciences.
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February 26, 2013, 9:41 AM EST
January 25, 2013, 4:45 PM EST
This week, the U.S. secretary of state tried to conceal her incompetence with an outburst of emotionalism
October 28, 2012, 3:02 PM EDT
The rash of attacks on Romney/Ryan signs across America is a forewarning of what’s to come.
October 1, 2012, 1:46 PM EDT
Iran—an avowed enemy of the United States since 1979—is, by most accounts, close to acquiring an atomic bomb.
August 13, 2012, 10:28 AM EDT
This week marks a bittersweet moment in the arts: Whitney Houston’s last movie, Sparkle, premieres in theaters.
July 20, 2012, 3:21 PM EDT
No matter what Pres. Obama says, an enterprise is not something “you’ve got.” It is something you’ve made, and it is something you own.
July 2, 2012, 12:48 PM EDT
You’re probably going to be hearing a lot more about a child fantasy movie called Beasts of the Southern Wild, an extremely disturbing motion picture that’s part of Hollywood’s trend toward what I call poverty porn.
April 20, 2012, 11:18 AM EDT
Whether Dick Clark, who died this week, was hosting American Bandstand, being excited about New Year’s Eve or commenting on one of the inflationary incarnations of his game show The $10,000 Pyramid, he was always cordial—a real professional.
April 16, 2012, 11:51 AM EDT
America’s top movie depicts a government-controlled contest in which children kill children. The Hunger Games, based on the dystopian young adult novel by Suzanne Collins, recently broke the $500 million mark in worldwide box office receipts. But, why?
March 23, 2012, 2:26 PM EDT
Former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi infamously declared that Congress had to pass ObamaCare to find out what was in it. On the law’s second year mark, we know that what’s in it is poison.
March 20, 2012, 3:07 PM EDT
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is at it again.