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4 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter
If you've ever wondered what sank David Fincher 's version of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea , the director has finally opened up about the metaphorical torpedo responsible: the studio system. Fincher first boarded the planned Disney project in early 2010 , following the departure of original director McG .
5 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal
Thomas Piketty's 696-page Capital in the Twenty-First Century was 2014's surprising economics bestseller, generating vigorous rebuttals from academic economists who were surprised at how Mr. Piketty represented economic research. Two think tank papers published this month summarized Mr. Piketty's major claims and the most important challenges brought by critics.
9 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News
Ang Lee is set to shuffle around his directorial work-load, which means that instead of overseeing a 3D take on Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier's infamous Thrilla in Manila bout, he will direct an adaptation of Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk . It's been close to 24 months since Lee wowed both audiences and critics alike with Life Of Pi , which was deemed so superb that he even landed himself the Best Director Oscar for his efforts.
13 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Apparently Martha Stewart isn't ready to cede her title of America's go-to domestic goddess to Gwyneth Paltrow just yet. In an interview with Net-a-Porter magazine, as reported by Page Six , Stewart slammed Paltrow for her Goop endeavor and says the actress should stick to movies.
17 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
One of the best novelists alive, Mitchell probably couldn't write a truly bad book, but while his latest effort is always entertaining, nothing about it sticks with you. In whirlwind fashion, The Bone Clocks follows British teenage runaway Holly Sykes from small town England in 1984 right through to a dystopian future in 2043.
Jason Bateman stars in "This is Where I Leave You" as one of four siblings who return to their family homestead to attend their father's funeral. During their unplanned week together under the same roof, the adult children hash out lingering issues with each other and help each other cope with current problems in their life.
David Fincher's The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo doesn't qualify as a flop, but it certainly was considered a box office disappointment. Released right around Christmas in 2011 - which many have criticized as a mistake because of the film's dark content - the adaptation came in third place during its opening weekend, and after a few months in theaters its domestic total went up to only $102 million .
Chances are, Elizabeth Warren has already answered your question. The freshman Massachusetts Democratic senator has been everywhere the past few months, appearing on an impressive list of Sunday shows and cable news programs, chatting up late night talk show hosts and crisscrossing the country on a book tour to promote her latest biography, "A Fighting Chance."
Lee Child's new book, Personal , takes the top selling book list once again as it's the number one book for Amazon and NY Times and is the #3 book for Nook sales. Gone Girl is starting to move up the charts once again as the movie premiere date comes closer.
The Toronto International Film Festival did not slow down much this year after the first busy weekend, which was kind of a surprise. For as long as I've been going to TIFF, the first four days of the festival have always been blockbuster, while the week after kind of fizzles away.
According to the New York Post's Page Six blog , Martha slammed Gwynnie's domestic website in a new interview with Net-a-Porter's Porter magazine. "She just needs to be quiet.
Playing siblings in one big unhappy brood, Tina Fey and Jason Bateman mix up laughter, tears and, in Fey's case, a mean left hook in Shawn Levy's comedy-drama This Is Where I Leave You. In the film, based on the novel by Jonathan Tropper, Bateman plays Judd Altman, a radio producer given a one-two punch from life, first when he discovers his wife has been cheating on him with his boss, and then again when his father dies.
Photographer and blogger Brandon Stanton of the globally popular 'Humans of New York' blog and Facebook page was in Delhi on Friday and the humans of Delhi just couldn't get enough of him. "For those of you in Delhi who want to say hello, I'll be in Central Park, Connaught Place at 6pm" - this post by Stanton on his Facebook page resulted in a crowd of more than a thousand people by 5pm.
Comedian Michael Che will handle "Weekend Update" duties with Colin Jost during the upcoming 40th season of "SNL," the network said Thursday. Che, who wrote for "SNL" last season, had joined Stewart's Comedy Central show earlier this year.
Editor's note: This week's Page Turner reader interview is with Pat McCombs, an executive recruiter with the KB Search Team. "We live in Hamilton where there's no library, although two women have put together one where there are secondhand books.
Reese Witherspoon 's big-screen adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's beloved autobiography, Wild , was among the most-anticipated films screening at the Toronto International Film Festival this week.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:05 pm
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