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Op-Ed: How has Adam Sandler STILL not won an Oscar?!?!?

March 8, 2016 12:00 pmComments Off on Op-Ed: How has Adam Sandler STILL not won an Oscar?!?!?
Op-Ed: How has Adam Sandler STILL not won an Oscar?!?!?

The Academy Awards this year were surrounded by controversy, but no issue was more polarizing than the award for Best Actor. While uninspired actor Leonardo DiCaprio ate just enough bison liver in “The Revenant” to win the Oscar, DiCaprio’s meh career pales in comparison to an overlooked actor who played […]

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Reckless Dad Springs for Large Popcorn

March 7, 2016 12:00 pmComments Off on Reckless Dad Springs for Large Popcorn
Reckless Dad Springs for Large Popcorn
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Adam Sandler to Adapt The Bell Jar, Says It’ll Be a Laugh Riot

January 21, 2015 12:00 pmComments Off on Adam Sandler to Adapt The Bell Jar, Says It’ll Be a Laugh Riot
Adam Sandler to Adapt The Bell Jar, Says It’ll Be a Laugh Riot

Recent reports out of Hollywood indicate that Adam Sandler, of Grown Ups 2 fame, will be filming a version of Sylvia Plath’s autobiographical novel The Bell Jar to be released next summer. Sandler will play both Doctor Nolan, the head of the mental asylum, and in a radical reinterpretation of […]

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Shia LaBeouf Pitches Original Screenplay

January 10, 2014 9:00 amComments Off on Shia LaBeouf Pitches Original Screenplay
Shia LaBeouf Pitches Original Screenplay

Shia LaBeouf, known for his role in the Transformers series, announced that he is writing an original screenplay which he described as “an epic romantic drama.” This announcement has drawn scrutiny as it comes in the wake of a plagiarism scandal that rocked the young director’s public image. But LaBeouf […]

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Book Review: The Great Gatsby or The Great Gaffesby?

May 15, 2013 9:00 amComments Off on Book Review: The Great Gatsby or The Great Gaffesby?
Book Review: The Great Gatsby or The Great Gaffesby?

In my younger and more vulnerable years I believed that books could one day rival movies in their vividness and complexity. Sadly, civilization’s going to pieces; I’ve gotten to be a terrible pessimist about things. For those of you looking for a little light, spring reading, F. Scott Fitzgerald (or […]

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National Suicide Rates Jump as Inception Spurs the Nation to Think

August 5, 2010 11:10 pmComments Off on National Suicide Rates Jump as Inception Spurs the Nation to Think
National Suicide Rates Jump as Inception Spurs the Nation to Think

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—A new and alarming study has found that suicide rates throughout the United States have skyrocketed, and the cause seems to be linked to the release of Christopher Nolan and Leo DiCaprio’s latest “masterpiece,” Inception. The study, which was run jointly by UCLA Professor Ace Swenson and the […]

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“Capitalism: A Love Story” a Blockbuster Success, Michael Moore Decides Capitalism Okay After All

October 26, 2009 12:32 am0 comments
“Capitalism: A Love Story” a Blockbuster Success, Michael Moore Decides Capitalism Okay After All

After three weeks in the box office, Michael Moore’s new film, “Capitalism: A Love Story” has netted nearly 26 million dollars in ticket sales. The film, Moore’s first in several years, criticizes greed and disproportionate wealth in American society. But for Michael Moore, experiencing the multimillion-dollar profits from his film […]

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