Discover What the World Thinks of U.S.


‘I Can’t Play the Gladiator Forever’

January 12, 2015 // Der Tagesspiegel - Germany - German

<i>Russell Crowe doesn't buy the idea that older actresses are at a disadvantage in Hollywood and advises his female counterparts to try for more suitable roles, but the figures show that Hollywood's image of women is nude and young.</i> Russell Crowe doesn't think older actresses are at a disadvantage in Hollywood. [Read more]

Hollywood at War

January 4, 2015 // Komsomolskaya Pravda - Russia - Russian

It’s not often one has occasion to envy North Korea. It’s the most persecuted country in the world; it’s brought into comparison when one wants to insult and humiliate. The most severe sanctions, the grimmest image. Yet Russians could envy the [North Korean] DPRK (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) this week: [Read more]

Beautiful Indignation

December 28, 2014 // Die Tageszeitung - Germany - German

<i>Is American freedom threatened by hackers? The Hollywood outrage is beautiful to behold, but pulling “The Interview” accurately mirrors the state of American society today.</i> Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness: This integral part of the U.S. identity is enshrined in the preamble to the American [Read more]

Hollywood’s Ignorance

December 26, 2014 // Berliner Zeitung - Germany - German

This concession is an invitation to autocrats and idiots around the world to take similar action against disagreeable films. But Hollywood doesn't care about that.

‘Brainy Beauty’ Johansson Shows Growth of Heroines

November 3, 2014 // Beijing News - China - Chinese

<i>The film "Lucy" contains a rather interesting creative hook, namely the question of what happens when a person's mental abilities are developed to their fullest extent; yet, the idea remains wrapped in the slick action movie packaging of a heroine's journey.</i> A short time ago, American comic giants Marvel and [Read more]
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