Stories by Ed Rampell

Ed Rampell is an L.A.-based film critic and freelancer. His latest book, "Progressive Hollywood, A People's Film History of the United States," was published by DisInfo in May. subscribe to Ed Rampell's feed

Posted on: Jun 3, 2005, Source: AlterNet

After viewing some of her own 1970s-era 'political vaudeville,' Jane Fonda flexes her antiwar muscle.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Black actors in Hollywood live a very different life today than they did 75 years ago. Donald Bogle talks about Black Hollywood, then and now.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A blacklisted screenwriter takes a look at the Reds-under-the-beds Cold War hysteria, documenting his years under FBI surveillance.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2004, Source: AlterNet

With the re-release of Elia Kazan's 'On the Waterfront,' audiences should remember its proper historical context: as a case study in Red Scare propaganda.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Is Britain's most famous American journalist a muckraker, private eye or showman? All of the above.