NY Times on Abortion Plays: One 'Shrewd and Funny,' One 'Stalkerish'

May 13th, 2022 7:35 PM

The New York Times almost earned points on Thursday by pointing out New York had differing takes on the hot topic of abortion in the city’s theater spaces. Naturally, the Times critic found the pro-abortion show "shrewd and funny" and "smart and entertaining," while the anti-abortion play was a "right-wing" screed with "stalkerish overtones."

‘Safety Is New Shut Up’: ‘Concerned’ NY Theater Drops Abortion Play

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April 26th, 2022 3:48 PM

If Elon Musk is looking for another investment, he might want to look at off-Broadway playhouses in New York. 

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WATCH: 'Damning' ObamaGate Movie Premieres Two Weeks Before Election

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October 21st, 2020 8:36 AM

The 2020 presidential election is now less than 2 weeks away and yet there is still so much we don’t know about the Obama-Biden administration and government’s partisan witch hunt against Trump from the 2016 election. Just in time to vote comes The ObamaGate Movie to remind everyone of what’s at stake.

D.C. Theater ‘Backs Out’ of Conservative Play ‘FBI Lovebirds’

Culture
May 29th, 2019 4:31 PM
A pro-Trump play set to take the stage in June in the nation’s capital is homeless, following the theater’s decision to back out. The Hollywood Reporter said on May 29, that the Mead Theater (part of Studio Theater) cancelled journalist and conservative filmmaker Phelim McAleer’s production FBI Lovebirds: Undercovers. Dean Cain and Kristy Swanson planned to star in the…

Bozell & Graham Column: Burying Gosnell All Over Again

October 20th, 2018 8:06 AM
On October 12, the movie Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer debuted in 673 theaters on October 12, and grossed $1.2 million in its first weekend.  But The Washington Post offered no review for its debut, although it was showing in eight Virginia theaters and six in Maryland. The New York Times offered reviews of 15 new movies that day, but not the pro-life one. The…

AP Fails to Report Judge's No-Conspiracy Claim in Cities' Climate Suit

March 23rd, 2018 12:36 AM
On Wednesday, a U.S. judge began considering lawsuits brought by San Francisco and Oakland, California claiming that multinational oil companies conspired to keep the alleged facts about alleged global warming from the public. Clearly the most newsworthy development, reported by advocates and skeptics alike, is District Judge William Alsup's contention that evidence submitted by plaintiffs of…

Hollywood Loves Abortion Films, But Rejected This One. Here’s Why

Culture
December 2nd, 2016 1:37 PM
The producers of a record-breaking abortion movie are calling out Hollywood for a “politically-motivated double-standard” after distributors dismissed their film as “too controversial.”

'Peaceful' Pipeline Protesters Attack, Hold Journalists Hostage

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October 24th, 2016 2:12 PM
Apparently, threats and taking hostages are all part of “peaceful” protesting, at least according to Dakota Access Pipeline protesters. Journalists Phelim McAleer and Magdalene Segieda learned that first hand after they were held hostage by protesters on Oct.18. Protesters grabbed at the reporters’ equipment, leading the journalists to hide in their car. McAleer and Segieda…

Facebook Censors FrackNation Filmmaker and Suspends Film’s Fanpage

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March 7th, 2016 4:39 PM
Journalist and filmmaker Phelim McAleer said Facebook censored him after he challenged anti-drilling activists on his documentary’s social media site. McAleer issued a press release on March 7, claiming Facebook suspended the fanpage for his documentary FrackNation after activists attempted to sabotage his social media presence. The film tries to bust myths about the practice of…

Filmmaker: Anti-Fracking Lawyer Admits No 'Proof’ of Toxins in Water

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February 24th, 2016 4:22 PM
The tiny northern Pennsylvania town of Dimock has been the site of a battle over natural gas drilling for several years. Some residents claimed the drilling contaminated their water, and they sued Cabot Oil & Gas in a battle that gained national news attention. Test after test failed to find fracking contaminants in the water, something the lawyer for those Dimock residents just admitted in…

Conservative Filmmaker Challenges Anti-Fracking Short with 'GasHoax'

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October 1st, 2015 8:05 AM
Conservative filmmaker Phelim McAleer has a new film challenging Josh Fox and his claims about hydraulic fracturing. McAleer’s GasHoax will be released on October 1, the same day as Fox’s latest short film, GasWork, will be aired on MSNBC. The head-to-head match up is intentional. McAleer said GasWork is “a zero credibility film because it comes from filmmaker Josh Fox who has…
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Varney Strikes Back, Highlights Anti-Fracking Flaws

June 10th, 2015 4:31 PM
Don’t falsely accuse people who host their own TV shows. Anti-fracking activist and filmmaker Josh Fox was kicked off Varney & Co. Monday, June 8 after he accused host Stuart Varney of lying. Fox, the producer and director of the factually-challenged Gasland documentaries, criticized Varney’s opposition to fracking. Fox was the target of today’s Varney…

LAT Scribe, 'Ferguson' Actors Won't Concede That 'Hands Up' Is a Myth

April 25th, 2015 10:05 AM
At a March 4 press conference, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder grudgingly bowed to the truth relating to the events surrounding the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri in August of last year: "Michael Brown’s death, though a tragedy, did not involve prosecutable conduct on the part of Officer (Darren) Wilson." In doing so, Holder effectively acknowledged the falsity of…

Billboard Outside Kickstarter HQ Calls Out Company for ‘Gosnell Cens

May 1st, 2014 11:16 AM
Here’s a message Kickstarter won’t miss.  Hat Tip Films, responsible for the Gosnell movie, erected a billboard slamming Kickstarter – a half mile away from Kickstarter’s headquarters in Brooklyn, New York. Erected on April 29th, the sign criticized crowdfunding site Kickstarter for refusing permission to fundraise for the Gosnell project. Picture Below.