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  1. First Look: Sundance doc pulls back curtain on ScientologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Charlotte Observer

    Director Alex Gibney attends the premiere of "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Park City, Utah. Director Alex Gibney attends the premiere of "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Park City, Utah.

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  2. Church of Scientology lashes out at makers of HBO documentary 'Going Clear'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2013 | The Raw Story

    The Church of Scientology has lashed out at a film about the controversial group at the Sundance Film Festival, calling it false and based on "obsessive, disgruntled former Church members." Based on a book by Pulitzer-prize winning writer Lawrence Wright, the movie reportedly makes claims about high-profile celebrity Scientologists including Tom Cruise.

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  3. Reporting: CaliforniaIS the Economy Killing Fatherhood?Read the original story

    Oct 2, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... people believe they can protect their own lifestyles. During the first decade of the 21st century, the most challenged books, according to the ALA, were J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, apparently because some people believe fictionalized ...

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  4. Sundance 2015: Scientology, Cruise, Travolta and a hot premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Alex Gibney's new documentary about Scientology focuses in part on the church's most famous members, including Tom Cruise, pictured here with Nicole Kidman in 1999. Alex Gibney's new documentary about Scientology focuses in part on the church's most famous members, including Tom Cruise, pictured here with Nicole Kidman in 1999.

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  5. 'Water for Elephants' to become Broadway musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | JAM! Showbiz

    A team of producers spearheaded by former Walt Disney Studios chairman Peter Schneider and Elisabetta di Mambro have acquired the worldwide rights to 2006 novel "Water for Elephants" with the aim of developing the property as a Broadway musical. Sara Gruen's novel, about a love triangle between a circus veterinarian, a star performer and her troubled husband, also inspired the 2011 movie that starred Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson.

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  6. Melissa Rivers files lawsuit in mother Joan Rivers' deathRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this May 15, 2014 file photo, Melissa Rivers, left, and Joan Rivers attend the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment 2014 Upfront at the Javits Center in New York. Melissa Rivers filed a malpractice lawsuit Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, against doctors and the clinic where her mother Joan Rivers had a routine medical procedure, stopped breathing, and later died.

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  7. Pacific Crest Trail Expects More Hikers Thanks To Reese Witherspoon and 'Wild'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [] - More hikers are expected on the Pacific Crest Trail this year thanks to the movie "Wild," according to the Pacific Crest Trail Association, which preserves and promotes the trail.

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  8. 'Stonewalled' author Attkisson to testify on Obama's AG nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Hill

    A former CBS investigative reporter who has filed a $35 million lawsuit against the Obama administration for hacking into her computer will be among the witnesses at a hearing on President Obama's attorney general nominee. Sharyl Attkisson has accused the Obama administration of breaking into her computer and phone after she reported stories that were critical of the administration, such as the events surrounding the 2012 attack on an American compound in Benghazi, Libya, and the failed "Fast and Furious" operation.

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  9. S&S Unveils New Imprint with Clegg NovelRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Publishers' Weekly

    Simon & Schuster has started a new literary fiction imprint called Scout Press, launching it with the debut novel Did You Ever Have a Family , by literary agent Bill Clegg. The imprint will be housed in the Gallery Books Group and Jennifer Bergstrom, publisher of Gallery, will be overseeing it.

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  10. Lisa Williams back behind the microphone, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Windsor Star

    Lisa Williams, the popular co-host of CKLW-AM 800's morning show, was back on the air Monday after a three-month absence due to an ailment that caused the loss of her voice. But the return will be short-lived, at least for now.

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  11. "Results" gets results, Netflix signs the Duplass brothers and more...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

    The ensemble comedy - about two trainers at an Austin gym whose business is thrown into chaos by a new, wealthy client - premiers at Sundance tomorrow. * Deadline reported Monday that Netflix has inked a four-picture deal with former Austinites the Duplass brothers.

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  12. Arts briefs: Jan. 21, 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | Methow Valley News Home Page

    The first Open Merc evening of the year will be on Thursday at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp.

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  13. Scientology movie 'Going Clear' creates buzz at Sundance Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    A hot ticket at the snowy Sundance Film Festival this week is a scathing documentary about Scientology from an Academy Award-winning director. Alex Gibney's Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief , based on Lawrence Wright's 2013 book, reportedly earned a standing ovation at its Sunday premiere.

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  14. Water For Elephants turning into a musical four years after Reese...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Headed to Broadway: Water For Elephants turning into a musical four years after Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson starred in movie version Sara Gruen's best-selling 2006 novel has already been turned into a 2011 film starring Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson. From the silver screen to Broadway: On Monday it was revealed Water For Elephants will now be the turned into a Broadway musical 'I have loved Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants since it was first published and was captivated by its theatricality,' said Schneider, the former Disney film executed who also produced The Lion King onstage, in a statement.

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  15. 'Water for Elephants' to be stage musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... Gruen's next novel, At the Water's Edge , will be published March 31 and was recently noted by USA TODAY as one of 10 books to look forward to in the coming year,

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  16. Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief: 5 Things to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | People

    One of the most buzzed-about films at the Sundance Film Festival doesn't even star an A-list celebrity. Even before premiering to a sold-out crowd Sunday afternoon, the documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief was already the talk of the festival.

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  17. 'Water for Elephants' will be adapted into a musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    An elephant that knows Polish is headed for the Broadway stage: the circus romance of Water for Elephants is getting the musical treatment. Producers announced on Monday that they've acquired the rights to Sara Gruen's 2006 novel to develop it into a stage musical with Broadway goals.

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  18. Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen Film Steve Jobs Biopic at Berkeley's La MediterraneeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Eater

    The Elmwood location of Berkeley's La MA diterranA e became an '80s-era wonderland on Friday night, as crews filmed scenes for the upcoming biopic Steve Jobs . Berkeleyside reports that crowds lined the street for hours to catch glimpses of Michael Fassbender , Seth Rogen , and Kate Winslet during the evening shoot, though the actors remained elusive.

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  19. 'Going Clear': Five Takeaways From Alex Gibney's Scientology DocRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    Alex Gibney 's documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief , based on Lawrence Wright 's book of the same name, premiered to a packed house at Sundance on Sunday afternoon. The Church of Scientology has denounced Gibney's documentary in ads in The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times , as well as a promoted tweet, saying the film relies on discredited sources and implying that it is comparable to Rolling Stone 's discredited University of Virginia rape story.

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  20. Lena Dunham doesn't have an action figure, nor does she want one, she tells MTV News.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MTV

    Lena Dunham has a burgeoning media empire, with her own TV show a book , a documentary she produced debuting at Sundance Film Festival and more. Here's one thing she doesn't have: her own action figure.

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