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The 50 Most Influential Directors of the Century

The 50 Most Influential Directors of the Century

In the theatre there are 1,500 cameras rolling at the same time- in the cinema, only one,” as quoted by Orson Welles, the prolific director of the most studied film of all time, Citizen Kane. Within the last century cinema has grown from pioneering silent films into orchestrated musicals, “spaghetti...

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Director of 'Twilight: Eclipse' to Direct 'Wolverine' Sequel

According to sources, 20th Century Fox's upcoming “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” sequel has a shortlist of directors down to two – “Twilight: Eclipse: director David Slade, and “The Time Traveler’s Wife” director Robert Schwentke.Both directors have been vetted and approved by the project's execs. It...

The 50 Most Influential Jews of the Current Era

The 50 Most Influential Jews of the Current Era

Influential people come in all shapes and sizes in all generations throughout history. Such people can be grouped together by shared affiliations and backgrounds, for whatever purposes people are drawn to make lists. This list offers some interesting biographical tidbits about 50 people of Jewish...

Sidney Lumet, American Director, Passes Away at Age 86

Sidney Lumet, American Director, Passes Away at Age 86

American director Sidney Lumet has passed away due to lymphoma at the age of 86. The well known director passed away on April 9, 2011, within his Manhattan apartment in New York City. Lumet's death was confirmed by a statement issued by his family. Lumet was a notable, award winning director...

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2011 Academy Awards Oscar Nominations

Here are the official 2011 Oscar nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards. BEST PICTURE127 HOURS (Fox Searchlight Pictures)BLACK SWAN (Fox Searchlight Pictures)INCEPTION (Warner Bros Pictures)THE FIGHTER (Relativity Media/Paramount Pictures)THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT (Focus Features)THE KING'S SPEECH...

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Director Roman Polanski Arrested on Sex Charge

Filmmaker Roman Polanski has been arrested on an arrest warrant related to a previous sex charge, Swiss police said Sunday. The director pleaded guilty in 1977 to having unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor, acknowledging he had sex with a 13-year-old girl, but fled the United States before...

Irvin Kershner, American Director, Passed Away

Irvin Kershner, American Director, Passed Away

Irvin Kershner, acclaimed American director, has passed away at the age of 87. Kershner was in Los Angeles, California, at the time of his death. Kershner's god-daughter Adriana Santini confirmed his death resulting from a long term illness to the AFP. Kershner directed the second Star Wars...

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Academy Awards 2010

The Academy Awards were held Sunday, March 7, 2010. The highlights of the show included many highlights. The awards show kicked off with a shocker: a red carpet arrest by police after a man clambered over a 7 foot fence and police took him to the ground and the suspense maintained as statues were...

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What Is a CFO?

A chief financial officer, or CFO, is a high ranking official in a corporation that is tasked with setting the direction for the corporation’s finances. Among the terms that are synonymous with a CFO are: treasurer, finance director or financial director. The CFO has a vital role to play, regardless...

The 50 Most Brilliant Atheists of All Time

The 50 Most Brilliant Atheists of All Time

Atheism is generating quite a lot of attention these days. Prominent atheists are getting the word out about their views in increasing numbers and generating lots of public debate on the proper place of religion in governments and societies in the modern world. And now more than ever, atheists...