The Oscars have not had such a large audience since 2010, when Katherine Bigelow won with “The Hurt Locker” and beat her ex-husband, James Cameron, and his “Avatar.” That year, there were 41.6 million viewers in the United States. This year, with Seth MacFarlane as master of ceremonies, a total of 40.3 million [Read more]
It is not one of the most glamorous categories, and for that reason, it ends up being more interesting. The Oscar for best short film documentary went to “Inocente,” a story about an illegal immigrant artist, undocumented and homeless for 15 years in California.
Persecuted by immigration, Inocente has lived [Read more]
<i>A smaller role for America on the world stage is an appealing prospect for some. But it will surely be a disappointment, columnist Paul Brill writes, “because who will fill in the gaps?”</i>
With the first State of the Union address of his second presidential term, President Obama has served his left wing [Read more]
Lamb of God front man Randy Blythe has flown home to the United States after the adjournment of his manslaughter trial but has reiterated his desire to come back to the Czech Republic and clear his name.
So, US secretary of state John Kerry's first trip in his new job will be next week - to Europe and the Middle East.