Another sad family story for a Hollywood child star. While Ariel Winter may play a bright teen on the hit ABC sitcom Modern Family, recent news reveals that her real-life role as a teenage daughter is filled with far more drama than comedy. It all started back in October when court papers were filed in which the young, TV star alleged that her mother subjected her to "ongoing … [Read more...] about Modern Family Teen Faces Real Family Drama
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When an actress gets pregnant - what happens to her character? Television shows have come up with all kinds of creative ways to deal with the problem of a main character's obviously expanding waistline. Some use baggy clothes and shooting angles to cover it up, others write in a storyline about weight gain and many take a more direct route and decide to write pregnancy … [Read more...] about Knocked Up: When TV Characters Get Pregnant…
Tim Allen has made quite the jump from his long-time role as the goof-ball dad on Home Improvement to narrating the Disneynature documentary titled Chimpanzee. The film tells the story of Oscar, a baby chimpanzee who is suddenly and tragically orphaned one night when his mother falls prey to a leopard. Alone and afraid, Oscar roams the jungle, looking for his lost mother, … [Read more...] about Chimpanzee
There are a massive number of mobile games and apps in the mobile universe. Hundreds. THOUSANDS! And frankly Google Play and iTunes aren’t much help finding a great new app. You know what I’m talking about, that long road trip is coming up and you want a new app for the family tablet that doesn’t suck. So many apps are the same-o, same-o. Once you’ve shot down a few … [Read more...] about Edutainment Apps: Games, Books, Videos and More!
It hasn't been a stellar week for women in the arts. Let me be more specific: It’s been a lousy week for female writers and women in the film industry. Notwithstanding the Oscar that Meryl Streep earned for her depiction of England’s first female prime minister -- a standout, bravura performance from the gold standard of acting, as I was bemoaning on Twitter about the … [Read more...] about Uphill Battles: Ending the Gender Divide in Books and Film