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Valentine’s Day is a holiday filled with love, happiness, and low expectations, right? Ha, jokes. Everyone’s V-day is going to suck on Friday’s (Jan. 10) “The Carrie Diaries.”

Zap2it got an early look at the episode, “Date Expectations,” and we can say with confidence that like real life, Carrie, Sebastian, Walt, Bennett, Maggie, Mouse and Donna are going to suffer from

I’m such a film cynic that in spite of being a fiend for all things Muppet I’ve been worried about Jason Segel’s The Muppets for a while now, even after the recent trailer that was supposedly cynic-proof (the fart shoes joke really is lame). At its very best, I’m expecting a movie exuding the kind of grown-up-fan love mixed with studio compromising that we witnessed from Joe Dante… Continue reading The Conversation: Does the Backlash from Frank Oz and Others Hurt Expectations for 'The Muppets'?

War Horse star Jeremy Irvine is in negotiations to play the lead character of Pip in Mike Newell’s Great Expectations , an adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel, reports Variety . Helena Bonham Carter is also reportedly in talks t o play Miss Havisham.

The movie, written by Rowan Joffe, will detail the story of a humble orphan who winds up as a gentleman following the largesse of an unknown… Continue reading Jeremy Irvine and Helena Bonham Carter in Talks for Great Expectations

Hey Bookworks, have you heard? New Kennedy Center honoree Oprah Winfrey has selected Charles Dickens’ great illustrated classics A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations as the latest reads for her world-renowned book club. The books, both published in the late 19th century, will be issued in a single 800-page, paperback edition especially for […] Continue reading Oprah Book Club Latest Selections: Charles Dickens “A Tale Of Two Cities” & “Great Expectations”