Director Lucy Walker, nominated for best documentary short for ...
Feb 25th, 2012
(Reuters) - Director Lucy Walker, nominated for best documentary short for the film "The Tsunami & the Cherry Blossom," poses at the Women In Film pre-Oscar cocktail party at Cecconi's in West Hollywood, California February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY HEADSHOT PROFILE) -
By Ronald Grover (Reuters) - Mel Brooks, whose long career in comedy includes writing and directing hilarious films like "The Producers" and "Young Frankenstein," will receive the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award on June 6. And if you ask him, it's about time. "They're finally recognizing that... [Full Article]
If you have suicidal Facebook tendencies - as in, you want off the social network but just can't bare to part with your photos, wall posts, and all those precious, precious likes - then you should probably try playing the new game Social Roulette. (Source: The Atlantic Wire)... [Full Article]
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - The documentary on a massive strike that paralyzed life in Nigeria features newspaper headlines, television news footage and other information widely known about a government gasoline subsidy that saw billions of dollars stolen by greedy companies and the nation's elite. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Jane Chung SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired a short-range missile from its east coast on Sunday, a day after launching three of these missiles, a South Korean news agency said, ignoring calls for restraint from Western powers. Launches by the North of short-range missiles are not uncommon but, after recent warnings from the communist state of... [Full Article]