President Obama stole the headlines yesterday and this morning with his NATO plan for withdrawal from the war in Afghanistan. But the bigger story is that this protest didn't garner international media attention.
The whimsical, fairy-tale atmosphere of opening night has quickly worn off for darker colors. Take Paradise, for example, a film by Austrian director Ulrich Seidl about sexual tourism in the Horn of Africa.
Worldview film commentator Milos Stehlik arrived in post-Sarkozy France this past weekend, along with the rest of the global film world. Before he sits down to a days-long feast of film, he tried a sampling of French TV news.
It's a special 3@3 today, dedicated to the week in local media. And who better to talk about the comings and goings of the local industry than Time Out Chicago Media Blogger Robert Feder and Fox-TVs (and former part of the famed Media Creatures) Bob Sirott.
Hollywood actor Gary Sinise is helping promote a summer concert in suburban Chicago that will benefit veterans.The Forrest Gump star helped kickoff ticket sales for "Rockin' for the Troops" on Thursday at the Navistar headquarters in Lisle.The concert is planned for July 21 in nearby Wheato