Pope just said no to lifeline for troubled ‘Noah’, actor’s misleading tweet to the contrary

Pope just said no to lifeline for troubled ‘Noah’, actor’s misleading tweet to the contrary

Yesterday it was made to sound as though after weeks of stalking Pope Francis, “Noah” star Russell Crowe and director Darren Aronosfsky had wrangled some sort of awkward meeting with the Holy Father. Apparently, that wasn’t true.  … there was no meeting: Conflicting reports about the meeting began circulating, but Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico […]

FunnyOrDie.com interview among first to treat President Obama as a mortal

FunnyOrDie.com interview among first to treat President Obama as a mortal

On his “Between Two Ferns” talk show on FunnyOrDie.com, actor Zach Galifianakis (“The Hangover”) hammers his celebrity guests with insults, creating an awkward, often crude satirical scene unlike any other. Galifianakis plays a character, and his guests play along. But when President Barack Obama is on the show, the actor surely pulls his punches for […]

Conservative women in search of ‘Mr. Righteous’

Conservative women in search of ‘Mr. Righteous’

Joel B. Pollak, Breitbart.com My colleague Lisa De Pasquale has written a lively Bridget Jones-style memoir of dating in the conservative movement, Finding Mr. Righteous. …Conservative columnist Ann Coulter, one of many illustrious names to blurb De Pasquale’s book, writes that it is “[a] true Christian story, disguised as racy Chick Lit.” It’s more than […]

Darkness of Noah troubled some in test audiences

Darkness of Noah troubled some in test audiences

Initial screenings of Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah” has revealed that Christians were not entirely on board with the “Black Swan” director’s depiction of the famous Genesis character. After “Noah” superseded its initial $125 million budget and became the costliest movie that Aronofsky had ever made, Paramount Pictures forced the director – against his will – to […]

Space view of warm Sochi

Space view of warm Sochi

The 2014 Winter Olympics officially began with an extravagant opening ceremony in Sochi, Russia, today (Feb. 7), and even NASA has embraced the spirit of the games with striking new satellite views of Olympic sites from orbit. The newly released photos of Sochi Winter Olympics venues from space were captured by a NASA instrument on the Earth-watching […]

‘Nebraska’: A Korean War veteran with his own stubborn take on the real American dream

‘Nebraska’: A Korean War veteran with his own stubborn take on the real American dream

Two hit movies nominated this year for Academy Awards have something in common:  Both films mock the con game that passes for the modern American dream and both uphold the transcendent importance of the emotional ties that bind members of an immediate family. The fact that such films could be made in Hollywood gives a […]

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