Group of Six Oscar Nominees Donate More Than $240K to Dem Causes

February 22nd, 2017 9:37 AM
Hollywood bias extends beyond tweets and activism—it’s in the money too. Using data from the Center for Responsive Politics, MRC Culture found that six Oscar nominees together donated more than $240,000 to Democratic and liberal causes.

Column: Lois Lowry's 'The Giver' a Portent of What Might Be

July 29th, 2014 9:45 PM
With his approval numbers sinking to 39 percent a week ago, according to the Gallup tracking poll, President Obama isn't alone in having a bad summer. So isHollywood. Entertainment Weekly calls gross receipts for what should have been a blockbuster July 4-6 weekend "downright terrifying." Writes EW, "Not only were grosses down 45 percent from last year's holiday, according to Boxofficemojo.…

‘True-ish Grit?’ Hollywood Libs Attempt Remaking a Classic

August 19th, 2010 1:07 PM
Hollywood westerns don't sell very well anymore. Remakes of westerns don't sell and they tend to remind those who do see them of the superiority of the originals. So remaking the iconic 1969 western, "True Grit," for which John Wayne received his only Best Actor Oscar, seems an odd choice for the Coen brothers. But the extremely successful directors of "Fargo," "Oh Brother Where Art Thou?"…