movie http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2445/all en Gosnell Movie to Unveil the ‘Most Prolific Serial Killer’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/gosnell-movie-unveil-most-prolific-serial-killer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Independent filmmaker raises funds to bypass Gosnell media censorship. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>He’s America’s “biggest serial killer,” though hardly anyone recognizes his name: Dr. Kermit Gosnell. But an independent filmmaker plans to change that by challenging the media through a grassroots fundraiser.&nbsp; <img width="306" height="193" style="float: right;" src="/sites/default/files/uploads/images/2014/gosnellmovie.JPG" /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/gosnell-movie-unveil-most-prolific-serial-killer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Faith Family Life Media Politics Abortion Kermit Gosnell movie Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:49:56 +0000 mike.ciandella 45893 at http://www.mrc.org Eco-Terrorists Attack Conservatives in New Film http://www.mrc.org/articles/eco-terrorists-attack-conservatives-new-film <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enviro film ‘Greedy Lying Bastards’ opens in more theaters after box office flop. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">“Greedy Lying Bastards” follows “An Inconvenient Truth” in the climate change alarmism documentary film genre. The difference is this film lacked Al Gore’s name to give it momentum, although it has gotten some <a href="http://www.mrc.org/node/42834">help from CNN</a>.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/eco-terrorists-attack-conservatives-new-film" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Climate Change Environment Media Al Gore animal liberation front bias climate alarmism Climate Change climate skepticism climate skeptics CNN craig rosebraugh Daryl Hannah Documentary earth liberation front eco-terrorism FBI film global temperatures Global Warming Greedy Lying Bastards hoax James Hansen LA Times Media Bias movie Sen. James Inhofe Tulsa World Thu, 04 Apr 2013 18:18:23 +0000 julia.seymour 43097 at http://www.mrc.org ‘Spring Breakers’ Features Disney Stars With Drugs and Threesomes http://www.mrc.org/articles/spring-breakers-features-disney-stars-drugs-and-threesomes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hollywood targets young viewers with sex-filled film. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It’s like watching the Disney princesses become dragons: seeing starlets like Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens “prove” they’re mature by dabbling in drugs and booze while stripping down for steamy sex scenes.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/spring-breakers-features-disney-stars-drugs-and-threesomes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Family disney movie sex Spring Breakers Threesomes Wed, 13 Mar 2013 21:13:14 +0000 dan.gainor 42904 at http://www.mrc.org Upcoming Damon Film Takes Class Warfare to Final Frontier http://www.mrc.org/articles/upcoming-damon-film-takes-class-warfare-final-frontier <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Set in 2159, only the richest can inhabit space colony ‘Elysium,’ while poor ‘rot in their own filth’ on Earth. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Hollywood types love a good class warfare story. <br /><br />A new Sony Pictures film set to release on Aug. 9, 2013, is no exception. “Elysium” starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, is set far into the future, where “Sometime in the future, the class divide of the 1% grows so intense that the richest of the rich decide to build their own colony in space - the titular Elysium - where poor people are not allowed to live,” according to <a href="http://www.tgdaily.com/games-and-entertainment-brief/69173-elysium-photos-make-a-call#4k59QZHEbWTQKjq1.99">TGDaily</a>.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/upcoming-damon-film-takes-class-warfare-final-frontier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Economy 1 percent 99 Percent class warfare elysium film hollywood Jodie Foster Matt Damon movie occupy Occupy Wall Street sony pictures Space Thu, 21 Feb 2013 21:35:59 +0000 julia.seymour 42711 at http://www.mrc.org ‘Promised Land’ Continues Hollywood Anti-Fracking Campaign http://www.mrc.org/articles/promised-land-continues-hollywood-anti-fracking-campaign <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Damon claims he wants to start conversation, but movie depicts gas company employees as liars. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Even with its plot twist, Matt Damon’s “Promised Land” is more of the same Hollywood anti-fracking propaganda we’ve seen before. And it isn’t even great propaganda. It made only a little more than <a href="http://boxofficemojo.com/weekend/chart/">$4 million</a> its opening weekend, putting it at number ten in the weekend totals, right behind “The Guilt Trip,” according to Box Office Mojo.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/promised-land-continues-hollywood-anti-fracking-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Business Economy Energy Environment anti-fracking bribes Deception Dimock Dustin Noble energy Environmentalism film Fracking frank yates hollywood horizontal drilling hydraulic fracturing john kradinski Liar Matt Damon movie movie reviwe natural gas Promised Land scorch the earth steve butler Wed, 09 Jan 2013 16:25:55 +0000 julia.seymour 42182 at http://www.mrc.org Reporter Wonders if Matt Damon’s Anti-Fracking Film Will Have Any Effect in Texas http://www.mrc.org/articles/reporter-wonders-if-matt-damons-anti-fracking-film-will-have-any-effect-texas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reporter from Soros-funded NPR StateImpact confuses fact and Hollywood fiction. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>If Hollywood doesn’t like something, then clearly state legislators should react. At least that’s what Dave Fehling, NPR’s StateImpact Texas reporter suggested. StateImpact is a “reporting project of local public media and NPR,” and has many financial backers including George Soros (through his Open Society Foundations).<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/reporter-wonders-if-matt-damons-anti-fracking-film-will-have-any-effect-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Energy Environment Media Dave Fehling drilling film Fracking gas George Soros hollywood Holman Jenkins hydraulic fracturing Matt Damon movie NPR oil Phelim McAleer Promised Land Regulation StateImpact Texas Variety Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:02:30 +0000 julia.seymour 42075 at http://www.mrc.org FrackNation to premiere on AXS TV in January http://www.mrc.org/articles/fracknation-premiere-axs-tv-january <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Filmmaker Phelim McAleer’s movie which he says ‘tells the truth about fracking’ will debut on television Jan. 22. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Less than a week after Great Britain <a href="http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/12/13/uk-energy-britain-shale-idUKBRE8BC0A720121213">lifted its ban on hydraulic fracturing</a>, there is more news that will make fracking opponents unhappy. <a href="http://www.axs.tv/">AXS television</a>, formerly HDNet, has agreed to air the film “FrackNation” next month.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/fracknation-premiere-axs-tv-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Energy Government Health Media Documentary drilling energy extraction film Fracking FrackNation fuel gas hydraulic fracturing Josh Fox mark cuban movie natural gas Phelim McAleer Ryan Seacrest shale gas the hollywood reporter water Mon, 17 Dec 2012 19:37:47 +0000 julia.seymour 42054 at http://www.mrc.org Another Strange Communism Headline from NYTimes: 'Summoning Halcyon Days of Failed Ideals' in East Germany http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/another-strange-communism-headline-nytimes-summoning-halcyon-days-failed-ideals-east-germ <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="content" id="node-content"> <p>Dictatorship and double standards invade the<em> New York Times</em> once again. Check the headline over Dennis Lim's Sunday Arts &amp; Leisure profileof the director of "Barbara," set in Communist East Germany in 1980: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/09/movies/christian-petzold-directs-barbara-starring-nina-hoss.html?pagewanted=all">Summoning Halcyon Days Of Failed Ideals</a>." "Failed Ideals"?</p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/another-strange-communism-headline-nytimes-summoning-halcyon-days-failed-ideals-east-germ" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts barbara Communism East Germany Headlines movie Tue, 11 Dec 2012 03:58:24 +0000 clay.waters 42003 at http://www.mrc.org ‘Atlas Shrugged 2’ Gives Media Another Chance to Demonize Rand http://www.mrc.org/articles/atlas-shrugged-2-gives-media-another-chance-demonize-rand <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Critics can’t pass up another opportunity to hate on conservatives. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Traditional media weren’t the biggest fans of the movie “Atlas Shrugged: Part I” when it was released in April 2011. With “Atlas Shrugged Part II: The Strike” set to hit theaters on Oct. 12, it’ll be hard to top the derision of the last movie. Most reviews of the first film were short and to the point – this movie was terrible because conservatives, more specifically the Tea Party, will like it.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/atlas-shrugged-2-gives-media-another-chance-demonize-rand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Business Atlas Shrugged Ayn Rand libertarian movie Tue, 09 Oct 2012 15:53:43 +0000 dan.gainor 41461 at http://www.mrc.org ‘The Perfect Family’ Mocks Devout Catholics as Unthinking Bigots http://www.mrc.org/articles/perfect-family-mocks-devout-catholics-unthinking-bigots <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New film celebrates obligatory homosexual subplot and gay marriage. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/paul-wilson-joe-and-betty-anderlik-fellow-culture-and-media">Paul Wilson, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Mockery of religion in general and Catholicism in particular is commonplace in Hollywood – from Showtime’s <a href="http://www.sho.com/sho/the-borgias/home">“The Borgias”</a> to the recent <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tp-om69-fBo">“Three Stooges”</a> movie which features Kate Upton wearing a “nun-kini.” The latest installment of Catholic-bashing, <a href="http://www.theperfectfamilymovie.com/">“The Perfect Family,”</a> is slated to come out May 4 – and predictably stereotypes Catholics who believe and practice what their Church teaches as unfeeling busybodies. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/perfect-family-mocks-devout-catholics-unthinking-bigots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment gay Kathleen Turner LGBT movie Perfect Family Wed, 02 May 2012 20:42:05 +0000 dan.gainor 39971 at http://www.mrc.org Soros-Funded Group Backs New Film Attacking Kochs http://www.mrc.org/articles/soros-funded-group-backs-new-film-attacking-kochs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Koch Brothers Exposed‘ filmmaker ignores irony that he is backed by lefty billionaire. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Brave New Films, Soros ally Robert Greenwald’s pet project, is releasing a film aptly titled “Koch Brothers Exposed.” The film is presented as a shocking expose of a looming threat to democracy, and features a parade of left-wing “experts” who talk about how the conservative philanthropist brothers are actually trying to remake America in their own image. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/soros-funded-group-backs-new-film-attacking-kochs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Documentary greenwald Kochs movie soros Thu, 29 Mar 2012 20:30:47 +0000 dan.gainor 39683 at http://www.mrc.org CMI Commentary: Hollywood vs. Emilio Estevez http://www.mrc.org/commentary/cmi-commentary-hollywood-vs-emilio-estevez <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Say the name Emilio Estevez and most people think of the 'Brat Pack,' when he was a star in popular Eighties youth movies like 'The Breakfast Club' and 'St. Elmo's Fire,' or maybe the hockey coach in the 'Mighty Ducks' films. Compared to his brother Charlie Sheen, he's become the quiet, stable brother. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/cmi-commentary-hollywood-vs-emilio-estevez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Culture and Media Institute avery camino canadian character charlie community difficult effects estevez faith father find hangover human interested Interview life lot movie policeman responsibility route sequel sequels sheens small sons spain story voice walk woman writer Fri, 14 Oct 2011 18:53:00 +0000 admin 2100 at http://www.mrc.org Producers Pick Lesbian Kiss, R-Rated Movies as Teen Choice Award Nominees http://www.mrc.org/articles/producers-pick-lesbian-kiss-r-rated-movies-teen-choice-award-nominees <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/erin-brown">Erin Brown</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>A girl-on-girl lip lock, a movie in which a bulldog masturbates, and a marijuana-smoking middle school teacher are among the nominees for the 2011 Teen Choice Awards. Yes that's right, an awards show specifically aimed at <em>13-19 year olds</em> will be featuring inappropriate content more suited for the panel of adults that chose the nominees.</p> <br /> <p>This year, teens will vote for their favorites, ranging from artists with hits about S&M, to sex and drug-filled R-rated comedies, to favorite 'break up' songs - one nominated song features the 'F' word 16 times.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/producers-pick-lesbian-kiss-r-rated-movies-teen-choice-award-nominees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Family 2011 actors adults age artist black Children choice comedy content controversial country date drug features friends inappropriate kissing lyrics marijuana material movie nominated nominees panel rated Rihanna school show Smoking songs strings suited supposed swan SWIFT tale taylor teen teens vote winners words years Fri, 05 Aug 2011 23:54:00 +0000 admin 2143 at http://www.mrc.org Hollywood's Shocking Truth http://www.mrc.org/articles/hollywoods-shocking-truth <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/catherine-maggio">Catherine Maggio</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Reese Witherspoon thinks Hollywood has changed, and not for the better.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/hollywoods-shocking-truth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment award Celebrities entertainment hollywood movie music pattinson reality show star Video violence witherspoon world Tue, 14 Jun 2011 17:41:00 +0000 admin 2162 at http://www.mrc.org CMI Commentary: Viacom's Endless Violations http://www.mrc.org/commentary/cmi-commentary-viacoms-endless-violations <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It's so ironic that in the very midst of the Anthony Weiner Twitter scandal, television's most shameless channel, MTV, is working overtime to make any notion of sexual restraint obsolete. This year's MTV Movie Awards aerobically established a new low.</p> <br /> <p> Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis are starring in the upcoming summer comedy "Friends with Benefits," yet another movie exploring the "dream life" of casual and very cold sex. As they introduced the award for Best Male Performance, Timberlake and Kunis grabbed each other's private parts on national TV.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/cmi-commentary-viacoms-endless-violations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Culture and Media Institute 2004 added air anthony audience breasts cut deal Donald green guidelines held history industry joked justin kunis life millions mother movie MTV music national network passionate pattinson performance played replied reynolds Rihanna sexual standards timberlake Trump Twitter Viacom videos vulgar witherspoon Fri, 10 Jun 2011 01:54:00 +0000 admin 2104 at http://www.mrc.org