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13 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Sony Snags 'Flash Boys': High-Frequency Trading to Hit Big Screen

Famed financial and Wall Street journalist Michael Lewis's latest book, Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt , has picked up a huge amount of controversy since its release March 31 and, according to Variety, is getting close to reaching a movie deal already.

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Related Topix: Moneyball, Books, Celebrities, Brad Pitt, The Blind Side, Computers, Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Los Angeles Times

McChrystal film 'The Operators' coming via David Michod, Brad Pitt

There are few modern military characters as outsized as Gen. Stanley McChrystal , the former commanding general of international and U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Brad Pitt, Animal Kingdom, Movies, Entertainment

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Review: 'Draft Day' entertains, but fails to escape the shadow of better efforts

Kevin Costner has a great track record with sports movies : "Field of Dreams", "Tin Cup" and "Bull Durham" all hold fairly revered spots in the canon of the genre, so fans have pretty high hopes for his latest film.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Bull Durham, Field of Dreams, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Tin Cup, Celebrities, Kevin Costner

BroadwayWorld.com

Video: Watch One of Philip Seymour Hoffman's Final Performances - a Most Wanted Man

The domestic trailer for director Anton Corbijn's adaptation of John le Carr's A MOST WANTED MAN has been released.

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Related Topix: Jack Goes Boating, Doubt, The Master, The Ides of March, Almost Famous, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Adventure

Thu Apr 10, 2014

New York Daily News

'Draft Day': Movie review

Haven't Cleveland fans suffered enough? Not only have they never won a Super Bowl, but now the Browns serve as the center of Ivan Reitman's painfully creaky sports drama.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Brad Pitt, Sport Movies, Bull Durham, Field of Dreams, Comedy Movies, Tin Cup, Drama Movies, Kevin Costner, Entertainment

Daily Mail

Not 21 anymore! Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill return with more action ...

Kate joins the All Blacks! Duchess dazzles in breathtaking gown embroidered with silver ferns for lavish reception in New Zealand Shackled and scowling: Student, 16, who ' stabbed 22 people during a knife rampage' at Pennsylvania high school is led away by police as motive remains a mystery 'My princess is now an angel': MSU star Adreian Payne's ... (more)

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Related Topix: 21 Jump Street, Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Standardized Testing, Education

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

De Blasio talks successes, challenges and selfies

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio gives an interview with The Associated Press at City Hall, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in New York.

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Related Topix: New York, New York Government, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Moneyball, Books, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

CBS Local

Mayor Bill De Blasio Has Few Regrets As 100th Day Approaches

Bill de Blasio says New Yorkers are more interested in stopping him for selfies than to give advice.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Daily Camera

Roe v. Wade attorney Sarah Weddington to speak at CU-Boulder next week

The attorney who represented "Jane Roe" in the U.S. Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade is coming to the University of Colorado on Monday.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, US Supreme Court, US News

Daily Mail

Jonah Hill struggles to keep his weight down after shedding the pounds

Is there a serial killer on the loose in LA? Police reveal murders of two young women dumped by the side of a freeway less are linked and probe other unsolved killings in case they are connected Wolf Of Wall Street star Jonah Hill struggles to keep his weight down after shedding the pounds to become 'a serious' actor He lost an impressive amount of ... (more)

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Related Topix: 21 Jump Street, Get Him to the Greek, Jonah Hill, Celebrities, Brad Pitt, California

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Deadline

Sony Pictures, Scott Rudin Acquiring Michael Lewis Bestseller 'Flash Boys'

EXCLUSIVE : Sony Pictures and producer Scott Rudin are near a deal to acquire Flash Boys , the hottest-selling book in the country.

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Related Topix: Moneyball, Books, The Wolf of Wall Street, Wolf of Wall Street

Wed Apr 02, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Brad Pitt's Plan B Acquires Rights To Rape Hacker Case 'Anonymous vs. Steubenville'

The producers of '12 Years A Slave' will adapt a Rolling Stone article about a hacker who exposed two rapists but was jailed for his methods.

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Related Topix: World War Z, Killing Them Softly, The Tree of Life, Anonymous, Pop/Rock

BusinessWeek

The Fame-Ready Cast of the Michael Lewis Publicity Blitz

Michael Lewis's recent books-including Moneyball and The Blind Side -have kicked up so much media attention that he's managed to create a secondary market of opportunities in Hollywood, reality TV, and publishing for the people who appear in his stories.

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Related Topix: Moneyball, Books

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Barron's

Not a Good Day to Be a Stock Exchange

Shares of Nasdaq OMX Group have dropped 3% to $35.84 at 2:42 p.m. today, while IntercontinentalExchange has fallen 2.1% to $193.69 and CME Group is off 2% at $72.53.

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Mountain Xpress

Capote

Genre: Biographical Drama Directed by: Bennett Miller Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Clifton Collins Jr., Chris Cooper, Bruce Greenwood I have to admit that I admired Capote and Philip Seymour Hoffman's performance more before I saw Toby Jones' performance as Capote in Infamous , which covers almost exactly the same ground.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Capote, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Hoffman, NC, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Mar 31, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie plan wedding tattoos

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will mark their marriage with a ''weird'' new piece of body art, that they will each get tattooed onto the same place on their bodies.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Celebrities, Brad Pitt

USA Today

'22 Jump Street' follows route of self-deprecation

A key ingredient to the success of 21 Jump Street was that the 2012 film never took itself too seriously, mocking its own subject matter.

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Related Topix: 21 Jump Street, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Jonah Hill, Movies

Refinery 29

Opening Day! 10 Baseball Movies To Get You Pumped

It's Opening Day, y'all. Baseball is officially back - and this editor couldn't be happier.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Bull Durham, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Washington Examiner

Md. Senate advances 'moneyball' bail system bill

The Maryland Senate is now just a vote away from approving a plan to rework the bail system and depend more on data, in what the bill's sponsor calls a "moneyball" approach.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Baltimore County, MD

Collider

Bennett Miller's FOXCATCHER, Starring Steve Carell and Channing ...

Bennett Miller 's Foxcatcher was previously set for a 2013 release, but it was delayed to give Miller more time to work on the movie.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Capote

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