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  1. Jason Bateman and Tina Fey bond in This Is Where I Leave YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canada.com

    Director Shawn Levy said he found "the heart" of This Is Where I Leave You when he hired Jason Bateman and Tina Fey to play brother and sister in the movie, which opens Sept. 19. The comedy-drama is based on Jonathan Tropper's popular novel in which four grown-up kids gather at their family home to grieve for their deceased father by sitting Shiva for a week.

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  2. Lady Antebellum Video ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 98.7 WOVK

    Lady A's new video for "I Did With You"featured in "The Best of Me" movie based on the Nicholas Sparks novel.

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  3. Scottish Nationalist Leader Alex Salmond resigns after losing independence referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canada.com

    Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond looks on during a press conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

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  4. "Wild", "Foxcatcher" Added To Hamptons International Film Festival's SlateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    The Hamptons International Film Festival announced on Friday two films that will be shown at the event taking place from Thursday, Oct. 9 to Monday, Oct. 13 This year, Academy award nominee Jean-Marc Vallee's "Wild" will have its East Coast Premiere as the Southampton opener on Friday, Oct. 10. Academy Award-nominated actress Laura Dern will be in attendance for the Kaufman Astoria Studios sponsored premiere and will also participate in HIFF's signature program "A Conversation With..." on Saturday, Oct. 11 at Bay Street. Vallee will attend the festival on behalf of the film as well.

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  5. Watch Lady Antebellum Go Back to High School in 'I Did With You' VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RollingStone

    Lady Antebellum teamed with Monty Powell to write their new song, "I Did With You" specifically for The Best of Me , an upcoming Nicholas Sparks film. But for the song's brand-new video, the lyrics are played out not on the big screen but on the stage of a high school play.

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  6. This Is Where I Leave You: Predictable Dreck That Proves Leo Tolstoy WrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Stranger

    You're going to have to forgive me in advance, because This Is Where I Leave You has inspired me to drag out maybe the second-most-overused quote of all time, just after Andy Warhol's canard about fifteen minutes of fame: "All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." Maybe this was true when Tolstoy wrote it, but late-stage Hollywood has finally driven me to believe that it's not true anymore , that maybe the happy families are more interesting now that we've normalized, and even fetishized, unhappy families again and again on movie screens.

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  7. Anthony Bourdain's Life AdviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Men's Journal

    What's the one adventure, journey trip, adventure that most changed your life, like before you were famous I would guess. My first trip to Japan, a couple of years before Kitchen Confidential, was absolutely life changing .

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  8. Trivia 4: Win a Pair of Tickets to Potted Potter, 10/3Read the original story

    Friday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... line should be "TRIVIA 4"; winner will be contacted via email.) POTTED POTTER condenses all seven "Harry Potter" books into how many fantastically fun minutes? A. 80 B. 70 C. 90 Penned by Laurence Olivier Award nominees Dan Clark son and Jeff ...

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  9. Review: This Is Where I Leave You: When Papa Gets the Big ChillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Time

    ... his novel and directed by Shawn Levy, is that movie, with more Jews and an overbearing Mom who wrote pop-psychology books using her children as test cases. "Secrets are cancer to a family," says Hillary, who recently acquired plastic breasts that ...

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  10. FT's new U.S. boss: Journalists should 'turn the microscope' on themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Poynter Online

    Last July, Gillian Tett, who started her job as the Financial Times' U.S. managing editor Sept. 1, wrote about the influence Pierre Bourdieu had on her work .

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  11. UK remains united after Scotland referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    The United Kingdom will stay united. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.

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  12. Scotland votes to remain part of United KingdomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core. The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing a huge sigh of relief to Britain's economic and political establishment, including Prime Minister David Cameron, who faced calls for his resignation if Scotland had broken away.

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  13. this is Where I Leave You ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Collider

    The film opens in theaters nationwide today. ] Life is what happens when you're busy making plans, or so the saying goes.

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  14. Friday movie roundup: Caught in a - Maze'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... pull the rug out from everyone, denying a satisfying resolution in order to set up the sequel. (Dashner wrote four books in the series.) "This Is Where I Leave You" is also based on a book, in this case Jonathan Tropper's seriocomic novel of a ...

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  15. John Waters: The Prince of Puke on liberal fascists, happy neurotics...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cleveland.com

    Would you pick up a hitchhiker who looked like John Waters ? What if it really was John Waters? Would you invite the Prince of Puke, the Pope of Trash into the front seat of your Elantra? Waters, who will be in town Saturday, Sept. 27, for a one-man show at the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque , hitchhiked from Baltimore to San Francisco in May of 2012 and lived to tell about it.

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  16. Award-Winning Author Amy Tan Will Speak at Baylor's Beall-Russell...Read the original story

    Friday | Newswise

    ... of South Fourth Street and Speight Avenue. After the lecture, which is open to the public, Tan will sign copies of her books. Tan is "one of the leading authors of our day, having offered, with The Joy Luck Club, among her other works, a story that ...

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  17. Color lines are blurred in ABC comedy 'black-ish'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New Zealand Herald

    Public servant who says he was ordered to bury bad news wants the Government to release the reports it is relying on to claim it was cleared of the allegations. Former CNN host Piers Morgan and Harry Potter author JK Rowling among the first to voice their delight and disappointment at Scotland's No vote.

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  18. Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for ReadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Jonathan Tropper , the internationally bestselling author of the novels Plan B , The Book of Joe , Everything Changes , How to Talk to a Widower , This Is Where I Leave You and One Last Thing Before I Go , is one of the Shelf staff's favorite authors, and we have been eagerly awaiting the film version of This Is Where I Leave You , released today. The movie trailer promises all the wit mixed with family tension we've come to expect from his books, and Jason Bateman is the perfect actor to bring to life one of Tropper's deftly limned male characters.

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  19. 'Leave You' has an A-list cast, but B-grade resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Warner Bros. release Rating : R for language, sexual content and some drug use Running time : 1 hour, 43 minutes Somebody dies.

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  20. The Mourning After: 'This Is Where I Leave You' Should Be So Much BetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ThinkProgress

    There is a lot to like about This Is Where I Leave You , in theaters today. Based on Jonathan Tropper's novel of the same name, TIWILY follows a family in mourning for its patriarch.

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