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3 hrs ago | Now Toronto
You might expect the stage adaptation of a novel to tighten the book's themes and emphasize its visual and/or dramatic appeal.
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8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Nigella Lawson needs special permission to visit New Zealand, but the "Wolf of Wall Street" will be eligible for a visa when he comes next month, despite having been jailed for fraud.
12 hrs ago | Collider
The miniseries adaptation of author J.K. Rowling 's first post- Harry Potter novel The Casual Vacancy is getting a high-profile partner.
16 hrs ago | GalleyCat
Gone Girl: A Novel by Gillian Flynn ; The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown ; L.A. Confidential by James Ellroy and The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammet are among Amazon's list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime - the Mystery & Thriller Edition.
19 hrs ago | Radio Times
The Wolf of Wall Street, the story of the rise and fall of stoke-broker Jordan Belfort, crams just about as many naughty 'f' words into one film as it can.
Mead, the ancient alcoholic beverage spun from honey, is shedding its medieval reputation and claiming a coveted spot in Northern California's artisanal drinks culture.
During a Reddit AMA, Gillian Flynn discussed the upcoming film of her marital murder mystery, which will star Ben Affleck, as well as her writing process and why her novel Sharp Objects deserves the movie treatment Gillian Flynn's bestselling thriller Gone Girl is about to become a movie starring Ben Affleck , but fans of the marital murder mystery ... (more)
In a dissent to Tuesday's Supreme Court ruling upholding Michigan's voter-approved ban on affirmative action programs in its public colleges, Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks from experience about the complex impact of such programs on her own life.
Carol Burnett poses on the red carpet during The 16th Annual Mark Twain Prize For American Humor at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 20, 2013 in Washington, DC Carol Burnett is guest starring in Hallmark Channel 's new series, " Signed, Sealed and Delivered ," which premiered on April 21, 2014, according to a press ... (more)
With the proliferation of transportation apps including Uber and Lyft, it's not enough these days to provide quick and polite service.
This week's celebrity baby name roundup features some great names that I think could work for either sons or daughters.
Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic may be directed by Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle, according to The Hollywood Reporter .
Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley, Alan Rickman as Severus Snape and Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire."
On April 29, hilarious science writer Mary Roach will be at Brazos Bookstore to conduct a reading and answer questions about her latest taboo subject: the alimentary canal.
Take a look at some of the best in photographs sent to the Suburban News during the week of April 21-25, 2014.
Jordan Belfort is an over-the-top swindler with no off switch in Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street."