We all have greatness within us and our greatness shines through when our spirits are tested. Louis Zamperini, is one man who under extraordinary circumstances showed remarkable greatness. Unbroken is based off the book written by Laura Hillenbrand and directed by Angelina Jolie. It chronicles his childhood, his marathon in the Olympics and his war time service. He passed away in 2014.
I viewed this film on Christmas Day and found it to be extremely moving but very long.
Each Monday, one of the LIH staff gets to choose their own Hollywood topic to write and discuss. This week we will be looking into the world of Public Relations and how the game is played between actor, studio, and media. The author of the article The Rules of the Game , Anne Helen Peterson, gives insightful and rather interesting information on “behind the scenes” of the Hollywood machine. Continue reading
An Oscar Win! For actors that have been nominated or received an Oscar, it is a night they will never forget. For one night, we are glued to our televisions comparing fashions while actors do red carpet interviews and once inside, the heart pounding anticipation begins. Which of our favorite actors will win the coveted golden statue? The long journey to Oscar stops and someone will walk away knowing that their hard work and dedication paid off.
After this summer film season is over, you may be wondering what’s coming this fall. Here is just a brief glimpse of some of the movies we thought looked interesting about to be released in the upcoming months.
By: Parisienne and LittleBells
Music is an important part of everyone’s life whether we know it or not. We all remember certain songs in our past that evoked emotions in us. Now we can allow our emotions to speak for us again. We, at LIH, are starting a new column dedicated to music. Sometimes the column will contain music that you can quietly reflect upon at other times there will be different articles and discussions pertaining to music. Enjoy!