Greekness Counter: “Beneath the Twelve Mile Reef”

Tony Petrakis (Robert Wagner) is a cocky Greek youth living in Tarpon Springs in a stereotypical traditional family who undergoes a manly rite of passage. Tony’s father, Mike Petrakis (Gilbert Roland) is a sponge diver who is having a hard time finding sponges in the area traditionally harvested by Greeks.

Greekness Counter: Milk (2008)

This is a new series of articles that aim to review the Greek American Roles in popular American cinema. Early in his career, Milk...

Maria Menounos on Men’s Fitness Magazine

Maria Menounos, the 34-year-old TV hostess of Extra, featured on the cover of Men's Fitness, impressed once again with her beauty, sexiness and good...

Ten Plus 1 Greek-Inspired Halloween Costumes

With Halloween just around the corner, people have chaotically flooded the streets in search of the perfect costume. Among the costumes featured in stores,...

The Greek in Charlie Wilson’s War

Besides the entertaining and smart character of Avrakotos the movie has nothing to do with Greece or Greek culture. However, the character of the Greek CIA agent is very well developed and fantastically played by Hoffman.

Anna Giannotis Directs New Cutting Edge Web Series “Circumcized”

Not an Israeli, but a Greek-American filmmaker, Anna Giannotis is the director of a new cutting edge web series called "Circumcized". Anna Giannotis who...

Anthony Skordi Guest Stars in ABC’s “Detroit 187”

Anthony Skordi guest stars as Christof Petros on "Detroit 187". It's a new series on ABC whose premise is is kind of 'The Office'...

“Swing Vote” & 1821 Productions

The movie which deals with the importance of a single vote in a US election is produced by 1821 Pictures, a company owned by Terry Dougas and Paris Kasidokostas.

Greeks and the Oscars

The Academy Awards often had Greek color. Greeks and people of Greek origin have always represented the Greek spirit in cinema's biggest celebration. This...