Senator Ted Kennedy
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New to the National Film Registry: 'Forrest Gump,' 'Bambi,' 'Stand and Deliver,' 'Silence of the Lambs,' 'The Lost Weekend,' 'Norma Rae,' and More
Each year the Librarian of Congress announces 25 titles to be added to the National Film Registry, created in 1988 in response to Ted Turner's controversial efforts to colorize black and white films. It is a sort of virtual library, identifying films of particular cultural, artistic, or historical value and significance. As usual, this year's National Film Registry list includes some ve ...
Here's today's dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media & culture. 1. Does TV have a conscience? That question was posed by Laura Zalaznick, head of NBC Universal Entertainment & Digital Networks in a speech before TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design), a non-profit group dedicated to what it calls "Ideas Worth Spreading." View the video here . She makes some interesting poin ...
Gloria Steinen calls out "The Playboy Club" + Why Hollywood ratings don't make sense + $tar $alaries
Here are today's dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Television makes strange bedfellows. From The Wrap : Gloria Steinem is no fan of NBC's upcoming "The Playboy Club." In the 1960s, the feminist icon rose to public attention after posing as a Bunny in the New York Playboy Club for an investigative piece that ran in Show magazine. It did not leave her with a warm f ...
Mission: Possible: To bring positive, inspirational messages back into the global marketplace. Such is the goal of Mission Pictures International (MPI) , the global film financing and distribution company founded by Cindy Bond and Chevonne O'Shaughnessy in 2008. Based in Los Angeles, MPI's goal is to seek out the very best in uplifting, values-based entertainment (often produced by unabash ...
Pro gay marriage video mocks Christians + A cyber-threat to Christianity? + Can a movie help Heal America?
Here are today's dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Pro gay marriage video mocks Christians. From The Christian Post : A website in support of gay marriage in Minnesota has come out with a new vulgar video in which actors mock and slander Christians and even show two young boys kissing each other. The purpose of the website F**H8.com is to raise money for Minnesot ...
As the nation remembers the Senator, be inspired by these Ted Kennedy quotes taken from his long career as a public figure.