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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Emily Mortimer
The starlets lining the front rows of New York Fashion Week on Friday would be right at home in the refined yet youthful styles parading before them.
Kids hear it from their elders all the time: "Use your words." In the case of Aaron Sorkin, that childhood lesson clearly stuck.
"The Newsroom" has a reassuring mantra: "We can do better."
"Our Idiot Brother" is not quite an antidote to this summer's proliferation of crass comedies with overly literal titles — the movie has too much in common with its boorish cousins for that. But its genuine warmth and literary pedigree make it an interesting sidelight to "Bad Teacher," "Bridesmaids" and "Horrible Bosses."
They may be low-budget independent films, but the premieres at next month's Sundance Film Festival are loaded with stars, including Al Pacino, Katie Holmes, Pierce Brosnan, Jennifer Connelly, Kevin Spacey and Tobey Maguire.