This gruesome World War II saga stars Brad Pitt as Lieutenant Aldo Raine, a half-breed hillbilly from Tennessee who assembles an all-Jewish unit of American GIs for a Nazi scalp-hunting party across occupied France. Superficially, the storyline resembles that genre of classic war flicks from the Sixties which revolved around a ragtag team of irregulars undertaking a dangerous mission behind enemy lines.
In 2004, Morgan Spurlock exposed the fast food industry by eating only at McDonald's for a month while his doctor monitored the disastrous toll that junk diet was taking on his beleaguered body. Now, Spurlock has stepped behind the camera to produce "What Would Jesus Buy?" a documentary which questions the degree to which America has commercialized Christmas.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fela Anikulapo-Kuti seems an unlikely subject for the star of a Broadway musical. He was a most scrappy fella, internationally famed Nigerian musician and combative political activist. Tony-winning choreographer Bill T. Jones has shaped a stirring production around Kuti's outsize personality and key events from his rebellious, unconventional life ...
What is it about the holiday season and heartwarming tales revolving around an orphan who's miraculously saved by some selfless act of charity? This year's contribution to the tried-and-true genre is "The Blind Side," a real-life story based on Michael Lewis' best seller of the same name.