13 times Oscar speeches got political

22 February 2015, 3:39 pm

War and the environment have been popular topics.... Read More »

The Oscars' most politically charged moments

22 February 2015, 7:09 am

What kind of onstage drama will we see this year?... Read More »

Costa Mesa festival celebrates Vietnamese New Year

20 February 2015, 9:33 pm

Firecrackers will burst, lions will dance and drums will sound this weekend at the 2015 Tet Festival at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa.... Read More »

'Deer Hunter' Director's First Interview in 13 Years: Michael Cimino Touts Clint Eastwood for President, Blasts Rumors ...

19 February 2015, 10:13 am

His Vietnam War drama was the 'American Sniper' of its day and won five Oscars 36 years ago — now the reclusive helmer speaks for the first time since 2002, detailing his run-in with Jane Fonda, riffing on war films and putting long-standing rumors to rest that he's becoming a woman ("... Read More »

'Big Father, Small Father and Other Stories' ('Cha Và Con Và'): Berlin Review

13 February 2015, 8:28 am

Vietnamese director Phan Dang Di's first A-list festival competition entry revolves around the suppressed desires of a group of young men and women in Ho Chi Minh City in the 1990s read more... Read More »

Oscars: Rory Kennedy Does Family Legacy Proud In Bringing Closure – And Academy Award Attention – To ‘Last Days In ...

12 February 2015, 12:00 pm

At last Saturday’s lively and informative annual Women’s Panel – expertly moderated by Madelyn Hammond – at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival , filmmaker Rory Kennedy had the capacity crowd roaring when she offered her brother Christopher’s two part definition of the kind of mo... Read More »

New York Film Academy Appoints Decorated War Hero to Support Veterans Education

11 February 2015, 2:15 pm

NEW YORK, NY & Los Angeles -- via PRWEB - The New York Film Academy today announced the appointment of Colonel Jack Jacobs, one of America's most decorated war heroes, as the Film Academy's Chair of Veterans ...... Read More »

Today In History, February 7th

7 February 2015, 4:35 am

Find out what interesting things happened on today's date in history.... Read More »

Tale of two Tets: Little Saigon and Costa Mesa are both holding festivals, but they're not competing, they say

6 February 2015, 10:43 pm

The party is on in Little Saigon. And in Costa Mesa.And, even though few people seem to want it this way, both parties will be happening the same weekend, Feb. 20-22.The concurrent Vietnamese Tet celebrations, which will honor Lunar New Year, a time...... Read More »

Today in History: The Beatles arrived at JFK Airport to begin their first American tour

6 February 2015, 9:14 pm

“No one is useless in this world... who lightens the burden of it for any one else.” — From “Our Mutual Friend” by Charles Dickens (born this date in 1812, died in 1870)... Read More »