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  • PopFest LA

    By Joy Bennett

    August 22, 2016 | 8:17 pm

    My colleagues at Entertainment Weekly Magazine would like me to mention their PopFest LA coming up October 29-30 at The Reef in Los Angeles.  This is a two day festival showcasing huge stars such as Nick Jonas, Jodie Foster, Diana Gabaldon (author of the Outlander series of novels,...

  • MONEY MONSTER *Movie Review*

    By Zoe Hewitt

    May 16, 2016 | 8:53 am

    It's rare to find a movie that entertains as much as it teaches.  Most films manage to do one or the other--and sometimes, not even that well.  

    Jodie Foster's latest directorial release of MONEY MONSTER does both: it's entertaining while providing a deeply nuanced socially...

  • Holiday films that provoke, (and Some Just for Fun)

    November 21, 2012 | 2:01 pm

    In addition to the traditional family and feel-good holiday films, this season offers a small selection of unexpectedly provocative productions.

    Among the latter is the documentary “West of Memphis,” which follows an attempt to exonerate three men convicted as teenagers of the...

  • Riefenstahl Ruckus

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 16, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    A small but vocal group of demonstrators rallied outside Paramount Pictures in Hollywood last week, wielding signs and chanting slogans like "Jodie Foster wants to glorify a Nazi" and "Stop Jodie's project now."

    They were protesting a proposed biopic of Leni Riefenstahl, Hitler's...