Once again, life imitates art in Hollywood

Michael Cook | 05 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, frozen embryos, Hollywood, IVF, personhood
The highest-paid actress in US television is embroiled in a dispute over embryos.

The Sony hack: How the Internet changes the balance of power, Part II

Denyse O'Leary | 24 Dec 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Hollywood, movies, North Korea

Vale, Robin Williams, Hollywood’s melancholy funnyman

Zac Alstin | 14 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: films, Hollywood, melancholy, suicide
Why do we feel so moved by the death of a man we've never met?

Hollywood sticks to the script of ancient Rome

Joanna Paul | 23 May 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: Ancient Rome, film reviews, Hollywood

“Despicable Me 2”

Ronan Wright | 27 June 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: film reviews, Hollywood
The art of making wholesome, thoroughly entertaining films for the whole family is not dead.

More than just a pretty face

Michael Cook | 09 April 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Hollywood, obituaries
Hollywood is mourning the greatest Mouseketeer of them all, Annette Funicello, who died on the same day as Maggie Thatcher.

One good thing about the Oscars

Sheila Liaugminas | 26 February 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Academy Awards, Hollywood, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscars, Washington D.C.
A young and new star stays true to herself and her values, and by that beautiful simplicty teaches the high and mighty a lesson. How sweet it is.

Between divorce and Scientology: the fate of a child

Carolyn Moynihan | 04 July 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Hollywood, Scientology
Hollywood, we all know, is not the home of lengthy marriages, but if celebrity couples are going to divorce they could at least offer a solid reason. Katie Holmes appears to have one.

Boxing champ Manny Pacquiao in hot water over his opposition to gay marriage

Michael Cook | 18 May 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Hollywood, Manny Pacquiao

Two cheers for Hollywood

Alistair Nicholas | 17 April 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: corporate social responsibility, Hollywood, parental respsonsibility
It will take more than Blood Diamond or Green Carpet Awards to show that the film industry is serious about corporate responsibility.

The master New Age maker of myths

Sue Alexander-Barnes | 06 January 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Hollywood, New Age
American academic Joseph Campbell profoundly influenced Hollywood. Was it for the best?

Is Hollywood a health risk?

Ronan Wright | 17 June 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: ethics, Freedom of speech, Hollywood
Between dude-fests and other crass crowd-pleasers the movie empire is setting us up for an ethical heart attack.

The Brad-y Bunch

Mariette Ulrich | 27 May 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: families, Hollywood
In these days of demographic decline, father of six Brad Pitt gets a tentative thumbs-up for endorsing large families.

Vale Elizabeth Taylor

Francis Phillips | 26 March 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Hollywood
Hollywood's legendary femme fatale deserves respect as well as pity.

Let’s remember the mother, not the wife

Carolyn Moynihan | 25 March 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: celebrities, Hollywood, marriage
Elizabeth Taylor has died and it seems obligatory on a family blog to say something about, possibly, the most married film star ever.

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