Newly released documents have reignited the debate in Washington over whether Obama administration officials granted too much access to filmmakers making a movie about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden -- and whether national security was compromised in the process.
Kathryn Bigelow, who made the Oscar-winning movie "The Hurt Locker" on the Iraq war, is in the preliminary stages of making a movie about the killing of Osama bin Laden and has gotten access to top White House, Pentagon and CIA officials about the raid.
The U.S. military's black ops mission resulting in Osama bin Laden's death this month will be the subject of a movie by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal, who both worked on best picture-winning "The Hurt Locker," Columbia Pictures said Wednesday.
We're born alone, we die alone, and we live through Oscar night alone -- because, let's face it, none of us can stay glued to the screen for all 18 hours, or however long it was, without missing something.
This past weekend, Iraq had a real election and in spite of threats and bombings, millions of voters participated in record numbers. It is a giant step forward in Iraq's road to democracy and has the potential to be a beacon for others in this battle-scarred region.
Iraqi war drama "The Hurt Locker" won big with the National Society of Film Critics on Sunday. It was selected by the group of film reviewers from some of the country's top publications as the best picture of 2009.
Bill Deeley The existence of Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and The Great Pumpkin is debated every year by great minds and sidewalk philosophers. But without fail, every year since February 2, 1887, Punxsutawney Phil has emerged from his burrow on Gobbler's Knob to face very cold human beings. According to legend, if the world-famous Pennsylvania groundhog sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter weather. If he does not, there will be an early spring.
Sen. Joe Lieberman As an independent, the former Democrat from Connecticut caucuses with his former party's lawmakers, and often drives them crazy. He's playing a pivotal role in negotiations on health care legislation, as he may be the crucial 60th vote needed to pass it. Because of opposition from Lieberman, Senate Democrats are preparing to drop a compromise health care proposal that would allow 55- to 64-year-olds to buy into Medicare .
After a slow start, the 33rd Toronto International Film Festival kicked into life about 6:20 p.m. Sunday when a little Indian boy took a deep breath and plunged into an outdoor cesspit to secure the autograph of his favorite movie star.