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The Sci-fi Book Club: Cloud Atlas Is Experimental Science Fiction at Its Best
Cloud Atlas made its big premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival a few days ago and it was not surprising that reactions were all over the place. Anyone who has read the book could have predicted that (read the… Continue reading Pondering the Massive 'Cloud Atlas' Movie, and Why 'The Manhattan Projects' Needs to Become a Movie
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By Monika Kothari, Anthropology and political theory student
This is going to be mostly speculative on my part, because I haven’t read Battle Royale, though it is somewhere on my list. I guess the answer to this depends on what you mean by a “hit”. I think that, taken in context, Battle Royale actually was quite a hit, but it never really… Continue reading Why Did The Hunger Games Become Such a Hit in the United States but Battle Royale Did Not?
Courtesy Victoria’s Secret
Growing up in suburban Chicago, Erin Heatherton was more into sports and science than style. “I didn’t even know who Kate Moss was,” she admits to PEOPLE. “I didn’t know much about fashion.”
But by the time she turned 16, all that had changed; Heatherton was scouted in Miami, moved to New York and signed with an agency in a matter… Continue reading Victoria’s Secret Angel Erin Heatherton Didn’t Mean to Become a Model
What box-office slump
? Fresh off the record-setting opening weekend of ‘Paranormal Activity 3,’ audiences are set to come out in droves for ‘Puss in Boots.’ How much will the finicky cat make over the weekend? Lots! Your weekend movie preview is here.
‘Puss in Boots’What’s the story: Because the ‘Shrek’ franchise has sauntered off into the sunset, here comes Puss in Boots to lead ‘Puss in… Continue reading Weekend Movie Preview: 'Puss in Boots' Ready to Become Cat's Meow at Box Office