Senator Ted Kennedy
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Today's special dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture are comprised of notes from the Variety Family Entertainment & Faith Based Summit that was held in LA last Thursday. I just flew back and, boy, are my arms tired. Incredibly lame jokes aside, the event provided ample evidence that family and faith-supportive entertainment is now attracting some of the entertainment i ...
Man on a Mission: Rick Bieber ("The 5th Quarter") signs 3-movie deal with major faith-based distributor
Here are today's dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Rick Bieber on a mission. Mission Pictures International has inked a three-picture production deal with Rick Bieber, the writer,director and producer of the Golden Crescent Best Film award-winning film The 5 th Quarter . The movies will be co-produced by Mission's Cindy Bond and Chevonne O’Shaughnessy . ...
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 ...
As the nation remembers the Senator, be inspired by these Ted Kennedy quotes taken from his long career as a public figure.