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  1. Christmas Box Office: 'Interview' Interesting Wrinkle, But Won't Make WavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Deadline

    With the last-minute brouhaha over The Interview 's play in an estimated 300+ indie engagements , it would seem that the Christmas Day box office is all about the Sony political comedy and nothing less. While rival studios expressed alarm last week about The Interview's presence in the market, they're rather apathetic about its return.

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  2. "Unbroken," "Into the Woods," "The Gambler," "American Sniper," "Selma" Open Christmas DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WMGL-FM North Charleston

    Angelina Jolie directed the drama, which tells the story of Olympian Louis "Louie" Zamperini, who survived in a raft for 47 days following a plane crash during World War Two and then spent time in a Japanese POW camp. Jack O'Connell plays Zamperini, who died earlier this year.

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  3. Re: Proposed additionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | EETimes

    It also has other interesting things driven by sound. http://nigelstanford.com/ The video is CYMATICS, there is another good video TIMESCAPES.

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  4. Re: Leapfrogging and how to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | EETimes

    Hello Peter, One of the best ways to help is to back this Kickstarter: It has been going for a week and needs all the help it can get. Another way you can find out how to help is to contact my friends the Fundi Bots here- http://fundibots.com/ Who knows where that might lead? Thanks Peter! And happy holidays! - Linz Craig I am a retired professor of electrical & computer engineering in Canada and serial entrepreneur.

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  5. Walnut Creek News Briefs -- School redistricting report presented on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Inside Bay Area

    In a holiday note to Walnut Creek School District families Superintendent Patty Wool wished everyone a joyous holiday season and updated families that an awaited report on boundary changes would be presented at the Jan. 20 district board meeting. This report, done by Consultant Vern Weber from Total School Solutions will likely detail how the boundaries of the district should change to accommodate student enrollment boom and imbalance.

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  6. Lafayette: A friendship 'Unbroken'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Inside Bay Area

    Louis Zamperini's life, told in Laura Hillenbrand's New York Times best-seller "Unbroken," reads like a Hollywood movie. Opening on Christmas Day, the Universal film "Unbroken," tells the story of a self-described "bum kid" who began running from law enforcement officers and wound up a 1936 United States Olympic athlete, World War II bombardier, survivor of 47 days adrift in a life raft, victim of unimaginable torture in Japanese POW camps and subsequently inflicting harm to himself and his family by attempting to numb the pain, and his post-traumatic stress disorder, with alcohol.

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  7. John Grisham's 'Gray Mountain' tops U.S. best-seller listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AlertNet

    Dec 24 - John Grisham's "Gray Mountain" topped all fiction titles heading into the Christmas holiday, claiming the No. 1 spot on the U.S. best-seller list for the second consecutive week on Wednesday.

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  8. Watch Yaya DaCosta Take On Whitney Houston's 'I'm Your Baby Tonight'Read the original story

    Wednesday | Vibe

    Just off the strength of the sneak peeks, this Lifetime Whitney Houston biopic is shaping up to be helluva lot better than whatever hot trash that Aaliyah 'pic was. Today, we're treated to a clip of Yaya DaCosta recording Whitney Houston's 1990 hit "I'm Your Baby Tonight," which is actually sung by Deborah Cox, who provided the vocals for all tracks in the film.

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  9. 'Unbroken' indeed, yet Jolie chooses agony over redemptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Los Angeles Times

    An excellent Jack O'Connell, right, portrays Louis Zamperini, shown adrift in the ocean with Capt. Phillips in the true-life "Unbroken."

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  10. Christmas Message: What Do You See?Read the original story

    Wednesday | Southwest Booster

    In her widely popular Harry Potter books, and the movies that followed, J. K. Rowling peoples the world with two kinds of humans-Muggles and the rest. Muggles are people who see the world at only one level, whatever it is you can put in a test tube, write into a computer program, or list on a spread sheet.

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  11. 'Gray Mountain' by John Grisham ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Nanaimo Daily News

    Here are the top 10 hardcover fiction and non-fiction books in Canada for the week ending Dec. 21 as compiled by Maclean's magazine. The previous week's position is in parentheses.

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  12. Theater Review: The Shoemaker's Holiday, by the Royal Shakespeare CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Kirkville

    The RSC has two theaters in Stratford-Upon-Avon. The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, which holds about 1,000 spectators, is used for plays by Shakespeare, as well as some other authors .

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  13. UnbrokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chicago Sun-Times

    Selma is a powerful, emotional film that works in moments both big and small. It announces the major talents of director Ava DuVernay and has The singing is often splendid.

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  14. Kate Taylor: How Potted Potter wove its magic in the murky world of copyrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Globe and Mail

    The potty guys are back in town. Potted Potter , a two-man comedy show that purports to retell all seven Harry Potter books in 70 minutes, has fetched up at the Panasonic Theatre on Toronto's Yonge Street for a holiday run - after it successfully used the same venue to launch an assault on North America in 2012.

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  15. Alfred P. Neves - WRTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | EETimes

    I dont understand why you do not have cables available, please clarify that comment. I don't have power amplifier experience so I am not qualified to answer or respond to the question in detail.

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  16. Katherine Waterston lands female lead in Steve Jobs biopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | UPI

    The 34-year-old actress will portray the Apple founder's early girlfriend, Chrisann Brennan. The pair first started dating in high school, but their relationship deteriorated when Brennan became pregnant.

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  17. Movie Review of 'Wild'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    I am sure that Reese Witherspoon will receive several best acting nominations for her performance as Cheryl Strayed: the woman who tracked the 1,100 Pacific Crest Trail in 2012; but the whole time that I watched " Wild ," I could not help but think how foolish it would be for an ill-prepared person like this, to take such a journey. After the death of Strayed's mother Bobbi , Cheryl falls into a deep depression which she tries to solve with reckless behavior.

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  18. Time Bandits Criterion Collection Blu-RayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Outblush

    Poor Terry Gilliam. In his much lauded heyday, who'd have thought he would end up topping the list of Hollywood's beleaguered geniuses? Since then, he was passed over to helm the Harry Potter franchise and has been unable to find funding for projects we'd sell our firstborn to see.

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  19. 'Gray Mountain' by John Grisham tops Maclean's fiction listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Brandon Sun

    Here are the top 10 hardcover fiction and non-fiction books in Canada for the week ending Dec. 21 as compiled by Maclean's magazine. The previous week's position is in parentheses.

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  20. Somewhere between Constantin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Korea Herald

    Today, Istanbul is a city of Muslims. Before the mid-15th century, however, it was a Christian city of the Byzantine Empire called Constantinople.

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