A roundup of art headlines.
By Arts Desk
After battling pancreatic cancer for 15 months, actor Patrick Swayze died Monday at the age of 57. An accomplished ballet dancer and classically trained Broadway performer whose physique landed him both romantic and action roles throughout his 20-year career, Swayze…
While a plethora of recent movies have focused on the Iraq war, few have succeeded at the box office. The director of the new film "Stop-Loss" and a film critic discuss this phenomenon.
Members of the Writers Guild of America returned to work Wednesday, after voting to end a 100-day strike that left many out of work and TV shows in reruns. Michael Winship, president of the WGA-East, discusses the details of the…
The Writer's Guild of America has been on strike for several months now, a strike called over a dispute on 'residuals' -- money made mostly by DVD sales and Internet streaming of television shows. Jeffrey Kaye of KCET Los Angeles…
Negotiators continue to seek a compromise to end the Writers Guild of America's ongoing strike. Jeffrey Brown discusses the strike with Carl Diorio, labor editor for The Hollywood Reporter.
Thousands of screenwriters in Hollywood and New York went on strike for the first time since 1988 on Monday. A reporter who covers the entertainment business describes the issues that led up to the strike, including how profits are divided…
Over the years, Hollywood has created many blockbuster films on U.S. wars and its warriors. With liaison offices with the entertainment industry, the American military often plays a role in helping to create and craft its depiction.
Essayist Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune discusses the images of journalists as presented in Hollywood films.
NewsHour Essayist Richard Rodriguez shares thoughts on justice and class.
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