So I was exposing my topic today in the auditorium when the director asked me a question. While I was answering it, a teacher began making faces for me to shut up and she clapped so everybody else did too and they kicked me out like if it was the speech of an academy awards winner who ran out of time to talk. 8 more words
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The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival closed Saturday night with a 25th anniversary gala screening of Martin Scorsese’s “Goodfellas,” held within the gold-spun rococo of the Upper West Side’s Beacon Theater. 965 more words
There’s a saying that a free press’s key mission is to “comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.”
At the risk of sounding like a whiny baby who never got invited to one of these gigs, allow me now to say that the Washington Correspondents Dinner is a disgrace to the high-minded mission that the D.C. 408 more words
Seth McFarlane’s song about boobs, Ellen DeGeneres’ selfie seen around the world and Ben Stiller dressing up as a character from Avatar are all recent Oscar moments that resonate through history. 482 more words
Desde Chile: “No”, protagonizada por Gael García Bernal.
Relata uno de los momentos más importantes en la historia de toda América Latina: el plebiscito chileno de 1988, en el que se puso a prueba la dictadura de Augusto Pinochet, pero también el liderazgo de las fuerzas democráticas que se opusieron a ese régimen totalitario. 158 more words