In the Fall of 2013 Jon Swihart, a scrupulous and preternaturally patient artist who lives and works in Santa Monica, was commissioned to create an oil portrait of Zamperini.
We seek advice in a variety of places (parents, friends, mentors), but when author David Rensin does -- at least for the past sixteen years -- he asks himself, "What would Louie do?"
While adrift at sea, Louis had made a commitment to dedicate his life to serving God if he survived. And that's exactly what he eventually does.
On Wednesday, word spread that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt would travel to Vatican City to meet Pope Francis. Universal
I came away from the film amazed by Zamperini's story but unimpressed by Jolie's film of it. My friend, however, was outraged
The idea of Important differs from Best: for American Sniper, Selma, and Unbroken, Best is beside the point. Each film is enormously engaging, highly recommended, and grounded in history on a large canvas.
He codified the lessons of California, established the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and eventually made it a powerhouse
At a separate news conference here, Zamperini’s two children told reporters they were pleased with Jolie’s approach. His
That could prove a disappointment to Christian viewers who read the best-seller by Lauren Hillenbrand that spawned the film
"Unbroken" Star Jack O'Connell joins Ricky to discuss the advice offered to him by Brad Pitt.
Young C.J. Valleroy was first inspired to become an actor watching Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt battle it out in Mr. & Mrs. Smith's famous kitchen fight scene. How fitting then that his breakthrough role in the upcoming dramatic feature Unbroken would be directed by Jolie, a woman he now considers a friend.
Jolie was convincing: "Unbroken," which Universal will release on Dec. 25, is her second effort as a director, following
Universal debuted a three-minute trailer Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" during the Winter Olympics on Sunday evening. The drama
I had the privilege of hearing Louis Zamperini speak at a local church. At age 93, he was not only entertaining but inspiring. In the overflowing church, Louis asked for all war veterans to stand.
Angelina Jolie takes the lead with the upcoming release of "Unbroken." The Oscar-winning actress produces and directs the
If his audience isn't laughing, we're crying. As with all great stories and all books, however, it's what stays with us when we close the cover.
As for Jolie, the turn to another directing job isn't too surprising. She has often spoken about wanting to act less. "I