Articles By Christopher Zara
A new study by the media watchdog group Parents Television Council found that instances of "full nudity" on television are up 407 percent this season. The study, released this week, looked at depictions of nudity that involved nude bodies obscured by pixilation or carefully placed objects, a la "Austin Powers.
Walt Disney Studios (NYSE: DIS) confirmed to Us Weekly on Wednesday that Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, the 4-year-old daughter of Hollywood power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, is making her big-screen debut in "Maleficent," a live-action "Sleeping Beauty" reboot that stars her famous mom in the title role.
“2016: Obama’s America,” opens for wide release on Friday, just in time for the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. Much to the delight of the right-wing pundits who have been heavily promoting it over the last month, the film has sold more advance tickets than any other movie on Fandango.
When Cameron appeared on Tuesday’s “Today” show to discuss his new documentary, “Monumental,” co-hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb quickly steered the conversation toward the controversy surrounding Todd Akin’s “legitimate rape” comment. It was almost like a dare: Say something outrageous, Kirk.
Mila Kunis, James Franco and Casey Affleck are joining "Third Person," the first film project for Paul Haggis since his bitter departure from the Church of Scientology was detailed in the New Yorker.
Myanmar's Information Ministry, which has long sought to control information, told newspaper editors that their articles "no longer need to pass the censorship board." The announcement is being met with enthusiasm and caution.
The floundering cable network has been in desperate need of a game changer to shake things up, and Zakaria's post-scandal return will offer a welcome change from the din of news pundits harping on the gaffe-of-the-week from the presidential campaign trail.
Scott's family is denying earlier reports that the "Top Gun" helmer had terminal brain cancer. Authorities say they are awaiting toxicology test results from an autopsy performed on Monday.
According to the New York Observer, three more writers have been cut from the Village Voice's already-skeletal staff, while one full-time editor was reduced to part-time status.
A source close Tony Scott told ABC News on Monday that the 68-year-old director had inoperable brain cancer. The report has not been confirmed by authorities, and so far Scott’s family is not commenting.