Director Ted Melfi Turns Tragedy into Triumphant ‘St. Vincent’

Eight years ago, filmmaker Ted Melfi’s brother died tragically at the age of 38, leaving behind an 11-year-old daughter named Taylor. Melfi and his wife adopted Taylor and moved her from Tennessee to Sherman Oaks, California, where she was later enrolled in Notre Dame High School. During her sophomore year at the Catholic institution, Taylor […]

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Premiere Of The Weinstein Company's "Lee Daniels' The Butler" - After Party

‘The Butler’ Cast on Oprah, Oscar Winners and Burping

“Lee Daniels’ The Butler” offers a rare, Hollywood glimpse into African-American life during the height of the Civil Rights movement. The film stars Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines, a character based on former White House butler Eugene Allen, who worked under eight presidents at the White House from 1952-1986. Throughout the movie, the quietly stoic […]

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