Heaven Is for Real
Faith-based film tries reaching past its audience, but falls back on preaching to its own choir way too much.
"Parkland" takes a unique behind the scenes view of one of history’s most examined events, the assassination of JFK on November 22, 1963, telling the story not only of the hospital staff at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas who attended to the President, but the many others impacted that day including Abraham Zapruder the unwitting cameraman who captured the event, and the family of assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald.
In this video story, film journalist Katherine Tulich interviews director and screenwriter Peter Landesman about the casting and making of the movie, as well as Paul Giamatti who plays Abraham Zapruder, and Australia actress Jacki Weaver who plays Marguerite Oswald, mother of Lee Harvey Oswald.
The recent #CancelColbert campaign on Twitter raises all kinds of issues about racism, but also about hashtag activism.
Scott Jordan Harris argues that disabled characters should not be played by able-bodied actors.
Owen Gleiberman's sacking as lead film critic of Entertainment Weekly — part of a ritual bloodletting of staffers at ...