Amid concerns about anti-Semitism, film academy says it’s honouring Godard’s art, not ideology
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Amid concerns that Jean-Luc Godard may harbour anti-Semitic views, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is moving forward with plans to honour the filmmaker at its second annual Governors Awards.
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Tyler Perry takes on ‘For Colored Girls’
Is the man who brought Madea and a string of hits to the movie screen and TV the right director for Ntozake Shange’s acclaimed play about the struggles of black women? Los Angeles theater producer Gary Levingston calls “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf” one of the most transcendent works of the American stage. Ntozake Shange’s 1970s play about the struggles …
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Film giant MGM strikes bankruptcy rescue deal
James Bond seems set to live another day after debt-ridden film giant MGM secured a deal to end months of financial deadlock, which put the latest 007 movie on ice along with the studio’s fate.
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