April 24th, 2010

Cinema Dave  Swashbuckling ournalist and

Capitalism, What a concept!

April 21, 2010
Myths About Capitalism
By John Stossel

I won 19 Emmy Awards by reporting a myth: that business constantly rips us off -- that capitalism is mostly cruel and unfair.

I know that's a myth now. So I was glad to see the publication of "The 5 Big Lies About American Business" by Michael Medved.

"You can only make a profit in this country by giving people a product or a service that they want," Medved recently told me. "It's the golden rule in action."
For further reading, please visit;
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2010/04/21/myths_about_capitalism_105250.html
Cinema Dave  Swashbuckling ournalist and

Florida State University represents USA at the Cannes this year!

The 49th Cannes Critics' Week announced its lineup this Monday in Paris. Only one U.S. film was included among the list of the seven feature films selected for this prestigious competition - The Myth of the American Sleepover. The feature was made by a team of Florida State U. filmmakers that included writer-director David Mitchell (MFA '02), producers Adele Romanski (BFA '04), Justin Barber (BFA '03) and Cherie Saulter (BFA '06), editor Julio Perez (MFA ’02) and cinematographer James Laxton (BFA '03). And in front of the camera, Brett Jacobsen (MFA '03) gave a critically praised performance as the character Scott Holland.

The April 19 Variety article about the selections for the 49th Cannes Critics' Week is here: http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118017961.html?categoryid=13&cs=1&query=The+49th+Cannes+Critics <http://www.variety.com/article/vr1118017961.html?categoryid=13&amp;cs=1&amp;query=the+49th+cannes+critics> <http://www.variety.com/article/vr1118017961.html?categoryid=13&amp;cs=1&amp;query=the+49th+cannes+critics>