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This year, one film will set the season's beat unlike any other: "Whiplash" . In the Sundance hit, Miles Teller plays an obsessively focused jazz drummer at an elite New York conservatory under the strict tutelage of a drill-sergeant teacher .
1 hr ago | The Village Voice
Herman Melville, whose 195th birthday passed this August, is one of the few white American writers of the pre-civil rights era whose writing doesn't swoop into icky moments of surprise racism - you know, those times when, say, a pack of "woolly-headed" "Negroes" suddenly appears in an otherwise highbrow novel, "grinning" and "rolling their eyes," ... (more)
5 hrs ago | Advocate-News
Looking for a diamond in the rough, the actress-turned-director searched the movies that studios owned but weren't making.
5 hrs ago | Washington Times
Looking for a diamond in the rough, the actress-turned-directed searched the movies that studios owned but weren't making.
7 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
The two-time Academy Award-nominated producer is set to direct the big-screen adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' romantic drama about a man and woman who meet as neighbors in a small coastal town in North Carolina and end up pursuing a love affair over a decade.
8 hrs ago | USA Today
Between now and the onslaught of Oscar-ready heavy-hitters starting in November, Hollywood will release more than two dozen films based on books.
11 hrs ago | Switched
Bloomberg has hired Dave Weigel, a senior political reporter at Slate, for its new politics venture, which is being helmed by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann.
15 hrs ago | Lowell Sun
LIRA, the Learning in Retirement Association based at UMass Lowell, will host its opening convocation from 10 a.m. to noon Sept.
18 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
Steve Carell as a lonely multi-millionaire who embarks on a poisonous relationship with two Olympic medal-winning wrestler brothers.
People like to complain about how the Christmas season starts earlier every year.
The wealth of others has become more a problem and less an incentive. Capital is blind, Thomas Piketty says.
"County Insane Asylum, Milwaukee" by engraving: unknown; file: James Steakley - History of Milwaukee, Wisconsin , p.
ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This July 17, 2014, file photo shows Hillary Rodham Clinton as she arrives to a signing of her book "Hard Choices" in Ridgewood, N.J. One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House.
The Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Saturday, August 30, 2014. The seat of political power in Manitoba is the last place one might expect to find the bust of Medusa, recurring odes to "666" and the number 13, alongside Egyptian sphinxes etched with hieroglyphics.
The reception in the United States, and in other advanced economies, of Thomas Piketty's recent book Capital in the Twenty-First Century attests to growing concern about rising inequality.
Lord Jeffrey Archer was 'duped' by his wife into a proper Ice Bucket Challenge at his Grantchester home - and then he nominated Prime Minister David Cameron.
As every traveler knows, a good sense of humor is essential when facing the mysteries and miseries of a foreign culture.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 10:34 pm
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