Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is not hushed about his support for the Democratic Party and his enthusiastic endorsement of a second term for President Barack Obama. The Weinstein Company co-topper, who is riding high with his recent hits THE ARTIST and THE IRON LADY, hosted a pricey fundraiser earlier this week at his Westport, Connecticut, with the President in attendance. Some 60 donors were present at the at the $35,800-a-head event, including actress Anne Hathaway, writer-producer Aaron Sorkin, actress Joanne Woodward, Vogue editor Anna Wintour and talk-show host Jerry Springer.
First-time director Maya Forbes uses her life story to craft a poignant tale of growing up with a manic depressive, father in Boston. Mark Ruffalo (“Foxcatcher”) delivers an Oscar-quality performance as Cam Stuart, the “polar bear”-a child’s way of saying … Continue reading
Under the Dome is a film by Chinese journalist Chai Jing that focuses on China’s flawed environmental regulations and the devastating effect its having on the nation’s people. What makes this film so powerful is it was released in Communist … Continue reading
It takes a New York native and NYU Film School graduate to capture the marginalized world of two black transgender prostitutes (“trannies”) living on the seedy streets of Los Angeles. Sean Baker, who directed and co-wrote this authentic tale, shot … Continue reading