Hollywood Producer Was Mossad Agent: Arnon Milchan Used Hollywood for Israeli Nuke Projects, Arms Dealing

By: Tuesday November 26, 2013 6:17 pm

The revelations that Hollywood producer and chair of New Regency Films Arnon Milchan, the man behind Pretty Woman, Fight Club, LA Confidential, and Mr. and Mrs. Smith, was a Mossad agent, a spy, and an arms dealer are just hitting the mainstream press, but in 2011, Joseph Gelman and Meir Doron wrote a book called Confidential: The Life of Secret Agent Turned Hollywood Tycooon–Arnon Milchan.

 

Late Night: Brad Pitt “Drug War Nonsensical, Backwards, Inept”

By: Saturday October 13, 2012 8:00 pm

Brad Pitt said something yesterday night we here at FDL have known for a long time:

“I think it’s safe to say that the drug war is nonsensical. It’s a backwards, inept strategy.”

FDL Movie Night and Membership Party: Watch “8″ and Help Welcome New Members!

By: Monday March 5, 2012 5:00 pm

Dustin Lance Black’s play 8 -based on the trial transcripts of Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the landmark case which pitted marriage equality against its conservative foes, is one of the most important works of modern theater. A federal appeals court refused to allow the release of the trial videotapes because the trial judge, Vaughn Walker, had promised the pro-Prop 8 defendants that the videos would only be used by the court. 8 shows the arguments that justify bans on marriage for gay and lesbian couples, the testimony on marriage history from expert witnesses, and the arguments used to justify the ban on marriage equality.

Late Night FDL: “8″ Watch Party

By: Saturday March 3, 2012 7:45 pm

I do want to congratulate Judge Vaughn Walker on snagging Brad Pitt as the actor playing him, as I had thought they’d use Brad to play that intrepid front-row Firedoglake liveblogger….

Watch Party! Live Reading of Dustin Lance Black’s “8″ Tonight 7:45pt

By: Saturday March 3, 2012 4:50 pm

RSVP to AFER here to set up a window to watch the reading. This live Los Angeles production includes such stars as Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Martin Sheen, Kevin Bacon, Matt Bomer, Campbell Brown, Chris Colfer, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Vanessa Garcia, Cleve Jones, Christine Lahti, Jane Lynch, and Matthew Morrison.

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