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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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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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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)
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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)
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
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.
'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.
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.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
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.
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.