Band Killings Are Tragic Denouement For Cannes Prize Winner ‘No One Knows About Persian Cats’

By | Tuesday November 12, 2013 @ 4:30am PST

Iranian director Bahman Ghobadi’s No One Knows About Persian Cats was the opening night film of the Cannes Un Certain Regard sidebar in 2009. A hot title at the time, it was plagued with political controversy when Ghobadi’s … Read More »

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New York Lawmakers Want To Tweak Tough New Gun Law For Movie, TV Shoots

By | Saturday March 2, 2013 @ 11:06pm PST

Following the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. state legislators in New York rushed the nation’s toughest gun control measure into law. Now the state is looking to tweak the law with an exemption that … Read More »

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UPDATE: President Obama Urges Study Of Links Between Media And Violence

By | Wednesday January 16, 2013 @ 1:13pm PST

UPDATE, 1:13 PM: Entertainment organizations are weighing in to support Obama‘s gun initiatives. The MPAA, NAB, NCTA and Independent Film & Television Alliance just issued this joint statement: “We support the President’s goal of reducing gun violence … Read More »

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Are Gun Control Pleas By Movie Stars Undermined By Onscreen Violence?

By | Wednesday January 2, 2013 @ 3:06pm PST
Mike Fleming

Well, you had to know this was coming from the gun crowd. A bunch of celebrities got together to speak out for gun control. In this video making the rounds, their pleas are superimposed with footage of the same actors … Read More »

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