Some suggested new categories for the next Oscars

Following cues from school yearbooks, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science just announced this month a new category of award devoted to popular hits, which is to say, those films actually seen by a large chunk of the movie-going public. Their thinking was that…

Lebanon: Police Shutter Pride Events

Expand In this Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009 picture, Lebanese police stand guard as protesters carry banners during a sit-in for gays and lesbians in Beirut. In February, about two dozen gays and lesbians held a rare sit-in on Beirut’s major intersection of Sodeco to protest…

Gundlach: Gold On The Verge Of “Thousand Dollar” Breakout

Via GoldSilver.com, Two charts paint a succinct and elegant picture of the gold/USD trade at the moment. The USD has just begun its third successive fall after another lower recovery high in a hugely strong multi-decade chart pattern, fueled by international economic feuds and an…

John Oliver Copies & Sullies Mike Pence’s Daughter’s Book, She Responds With Grace (REACTION)

The HBO host’s spoof of a new picture book by the wife and daughter of Vice President Mike Pence was No. 1 on Amazon.com as of midday Monday. “Marlon Bundo’s Day in the Life of a Vice President” is a tribute to the Pence family’s…

Australia: ASEAN Summit Should Promote Rights

Expand Southeast Asian leaders pose for a picture with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during the ASEAN-Australia Biennial Summit in Vientiane, Laos, September 7, 2016.  © 2016 Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images (Sydney) – Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull should make human rights a central and public…

Hollywood braced for best picture photo finish at Oscars

Heated Race for Best Picture… (Top headline, 5th story, link) Related stories:TROUBLES: Seacrest’s worst red carpet ever…Only 4 out of 20 Acting Nominees Stop to Talk…‘Fighting for his life’…Studio Paranoia Bans Press from Parties…‘GET OUT’ surprise upset?Nominees’ most embarrassing roles…World’s 20 highest-paid actors include 2…

Inside the Heated Race for the Best Picture Oscar

Heated Race for Best Picture… (Top headline, 4th story, link) Related stories:‘Time’s Up’, Gun Control To Dominate Oscars…Seacrest may have worst red carpet ever…Studio Paranoia Bans Press from Parties…Kimmel’s mission impossible…Will avoid political statements? VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Inside the Heated Race for the Best…