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Sunday Apr 20 | Refinery 29

The 15 Most Insane Drug Trips In Cinema

Well, folks, it's that time of the year again. The time for lighting up, blazin', tokin' up, hittin' the piece - you know, smoking pot? April 20 has long been known as the celebratory stoner day.

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Related Topix: Drugs, San Rafael, CA, Drama Movies, Boogie Nights, Julianne Moore

Sunday Apr 20 | The Times Leader

Lawsuit challenges a Hollywood pillar: Unpaid internships

Melvin Mar's entree to Hollywood was far from glamorous. As an unpaid intern for "Platoon" producer Arnold Kopelson, Mar was responsible for fetching his boss's lunch of matzo ball soup every day.

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Related Topix: Bad Teacher, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Free Republic

Transcendence and Noah: Bogus Bytes -- Hollywood plays God and loses big time.

Both are poorly conceived reboots of a literary form into pseudo-visionary garbage.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Wrestler, Requiem for a Dream

Commonweal

Deluge & Delusion

Hot on the heels of the impersonal and saccharine Son of God comes the daringly idiosyncratic and totally depressing Noah by writer-director Darren Aronofsky, a cinematic connoisseur of psychic and physical self-destruction .

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Requiem for a Dream, Drama Movies

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Suria

Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig want a baby

The couple, who tied the knot in a secret ceremony in New York City in front of just four guests, including the 'Skyfall' star's daughter Ella, 22, and the actress' son Henry, seven, in June 2011, are reportedly ready to expand their family as they are more in love than ever.

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Related Topix: The Lovely Bones, Skyfall, Rachel Weisz, Daniel Craig, Entertainment

Wed Apr 16, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Ashton Kutcher's Sister And Brother Expecting Kids In 2014

The actor and his fiancee Mila Kunis have yet to confirm reports they're set to welcome a child, but if the news is true, the tot will have company in the Kutcher family.

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Related Topix: Mila Kunis, Hot Chicks

The Torch

Hollywood's Noah takes audiences by storm

"Noah" floods its audiences with a thought-provoking and eye-catching adaptation of the biblical epic.

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New York Magazine

See Derek Lam's Ballet-Inspired New Jewelry Collection

After a decade as a ballerina, Jamie Wolf left the New York City Ballet to design a jewelry line full-time in 2006.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Celebrities, Natalie Portman, Sports

Daily Mail

Still keeping mum? Mila Kunis is spotted attending parental...

Rumours haven't stopped circling that M ila Kunis is pregnant with her first child, one that she is yet to confirm.

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Related Topix: Ted, Oz the Great and Powerful, Mila Kunis, Hot Chicks, Fitness, Yoga

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Lawsuit challenges a Hollywood pillar: Unpaid internships

As an unpaid intern for "Platoon" producer Arnold Kopelson, Mar was responsible for fetching his boss's lunch of matzo ball soup every day.

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Related Topix: Bad Teacher, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Back Stage

Standing Ovation: Winona Ryder in 'Heathers'

As opposed to, say, 1999 when Angelina Jolie stole her thunder in "Girl, Interrupted"; or 2002, when she shoplifted from Saks and all she got was a lousy "Free Winona" T-shirt; or 2010, when Natalie Portman became everyone's favorite Oscar darling for her work in "Black Swan" while Ryder was cast as "the old ballerina."

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Heathers, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Girl, Interrupted, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Natalie Portman

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Examiner.com

'Noah' Review: A thinking man's bible epic

Both men produced or directed movies based on bible stories or themes; Demille, with "The King of Kings" , "Samson and Delilah" , and "The Ten Commandments" , and now, Aronofsky, with "Noah" .

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Related Topix: Creation

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Noah flooded by weirdness

Spinning out two-and-a-half hours of intense, overheated drama from some brief chapters of scripture, Noah is not a straight-up Bible story.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Wrestler, Requiem for a Dream, Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The New York Observer

Race for Film Commissioner Heats Up With Serious Jockeying

House of Cards is one production industry insiders say a film commissioner could be working to lure.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Erie Times News

Moscow ballet presents 'Swan Lake' at Mercyhurst

During the past few years, the Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center has been ground zero for dance enthusiasts with performances by such distinguished companies as Paul Taylor's, and earlier this year, the Franco-Brazilian Compagnie Kafig.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Modern Dance

TheDailyBeast.com

When Celebs Rap

Anne Hathaway's appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon is only the tip of the iceberg.

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Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, 50 Cent, Pitch Perfect

National Ledger

Milena Markovna (Mila) Kunis and Christopher Ashton Kutcher - Choosing the Baby Name

Mila Kunis and Christopher Ashton Kutcher are having a baby and getting married, what will they name the little one? Pregnant Mila moved from the Soviet Union to Los Angeles with her family when she was seven years old and that raises the possibility they might use a Russian name somewhere in the baby's name, or they might have asked Ashton's Iowa ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Hot Chicks, Iowa

SF Signal

Watching the Future: Worlds of Whimsy and Despair

Thanks to Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy , the Harry Potter series, and HBO's own A Game of Thrones , audiences think they have a good understanding of fantasy, or what they think of as fantasy: a setting with a medieval or quasi-medieval feel, with feudal systems and fiefdoms dotting lands plucked from European storybooks; epic battles ... (more)

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, King Kong, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Peter Jackson

Town Topics

Noah: Crowe Portrays Noah in Novel Adaptation of Bible Story

IT RAINED FOR 40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS: Noah prays to God for guidance and help in meeting the problems that he anticipates he will encounter after the deluge is over.

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Related Topix: Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, A Beautiful Mind, Sport Movies, Gladiator, Documentary Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Russell Crowe, Warrior, Nick Nolte

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Daily Campus

Noah" rarely biblical in proportion

Of all the bible stories that could have been turned into sweeping, gritty epics that contemplate the nature of God and man, the tale of Noah and the flood does not spring to mind as an automatic forerunner.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Requiem for a Dream, Drama Movies

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