George Clooney’s film “The Monuments Men,” about the Western allies’ efforts to protect art treasures at risk in World War II, will premiere at the Berlin Film Festival, the festival announced today.
Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell said the one good thing to come from Edward Snowden’s disclosure of U.S. surveillance programs is a healthy re- examination of the top-secret operations.
When Francois Jaquenoud knocked on Danone’s door seven years ago seeking clean-water funds for Cambodians, the maker of Evian turned him down. Two years later, Danone reversed course.
Harvard University is enlisting actor Matt Damon and basketball player Jeremy Lin as part of an initiative to encourage low-income students to apply to the college and other selective universities.
When Matt Damon gets thirsty on a movie set, he has a drinking container aligned with his philanthropic mission.
“Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2,” the animated sequel from Sony Corp., took first place at the U.S. and Canadian box office in its debut, collecting $34 million in sales.
U.S. casinos are seizing on a Justin Timberlake movie about the perils of unregulated online gambling to revive the industry’s stalled attempt to legalize Internet poker nationwide.
“Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2,” the animated sequel from Sony Corp., took first place at the U.S. and Canadian box office in its debut, collecting $35 million in sales.
As Lance Armstrong climbed Mont Ventoux during a key leg of the 2009 Tour de France, the superstar’s power as a cyclist -- and mythmaker -- mesmerized documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney.
Before many Pennsylvania movie-goers settle in for Matt Damon’s film about the fight over natural gas drilling, they will see a message from the energy industry offering “straightforward facts” about hydraulic fracturing.
"My idea was to partner with these local communities, with these groups we vetted. At any rate, we were raising funds and directing them to the NGOs basically for well projects. As I learned more about it I started to realize there were these other incredibly innovative solutions that actually had a much better chance of solving the problem. I finally said, can somebody please introduce me to the world's foremost expert on this, who's actually doing something about it."
- Matt Damon on Sep 25, 2012
Van Roekel on Teacher Evaluations, Polarization