The museums of New York, Paris and London are filled with treasures from other places, and museum directors in those countries are no longer content with allowing their own ancient treasures to take up permanent residence in museums of other nations.
The Screen Actors Guild's contract with the studios expires Monday and there are reasons to fear a repeat of the crippling 14-week writers strike that ended in February. Some observers say Hollywood is already in a de facto strike, with productions rushing to wrap up ahead of next week. Guest: L.A. blogger Sharon Waxman
A record number of sequels, reboots and spin-offs made it onto the silver screen this year and in fact comprised nine of the top 10 grossing films of the year. But, in 2012, there's reason to believe a more creative bent will return.
Summer is the time for film festivals. Cities from across the world host events to showcase local works and introduce the public to art house films. But they also serve an important role in marketing these independent films. Is that role under threat, though?