Controversial writer Christopher Hitchens, whose works slammed religion as well as such public figures as Mother Teresa and Henry Kissinger, has died, according to the Vanity Fair. He was 62.
Hitchens, who was a contributing editor to the magazine for nearly two decades, died of pneumonia at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston after a long battle with esophageal cancer.
Michael Moore has filed a lawsuit against Harvey and Bob Weinstein, claiming that they defrauded him of $2.7 million in profits from his 2004 documentary Fahrenheit 9/11, The Wrap reports.
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Director Michael Moore is planning a sequel to his highly popular documentary Fahrenheit 911 Theres no official title yet but Fahrenheit 911 189 will be part of the titleThe sequel will tackle the role of the US industry and foreign policy around the world during the George W Bush administrationFahrenheit 911 which focused on the 2000 presidential election the events of September 11 2001 and how they led to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan earned 220 million and ranks as the most successful docu in history JR Whalen
The season finale of FX's Nip/Tuck, which effectively transplanted the series from Miami to silicon-friendlier L.A., drew an audience of 3.4 million total viewers, giving the show a season average of 2.75 mil and making it the No. 1 scripted show among adults, says the New York Post.... To reverse a ratings drop following the league's yearlong lockout, the Peacock's NHL on NBC will focus its efforts on creating a game of the week and highlighting emerging stars.... A federal judge has thrown out the lawsuit filed by Sgt. Peter Damon against Michael Moore, claiming that the filmmaker used the Iraq war veteran's image without permission in Fahrenheit 9/11.... Frank Stanton, a president of CBS for 26 years, during which he earned it the moniker "the Tiffany network," died in his sleep on Sunday. He was 98.
Nyuk, nyuk, nyuk. The image of oil-company stooges gets slapped around but good when Scream and the boys are assigned to protect pipeline workers in a story line swiped from Fahrenheit 9/11. After complaining about how guards in a private security firm make $30,000 a month doing the same thing they do (oddly, there was no mention of Dubya's cut of American troops' combat pay), the squad enters a village where the inhabitants don't really care for Western types, especially if they're oil drillers. These folks would fall over themselves to shoot J.R. But that doesn't deter an oil-company stooge from trying to impose democracy on them, which only serves to turn an imam's wife intp an outcast. Goaded by Mr. Oil Stooge, the woman has the nerve to suggest that the Americans should build a school for their village rather than a mosque. That's when Tariq's BS detector starts to go off. He quotes Jake Gittes from Chinatown ("You think you know what's going on, but