Herschel captures a 'cosmic horse' Europe's Herschel space telescope has imaged one of the most popular subjects in the sky - the Horsehead Nebula - and its environs. The distinctively shaped molecular gas cloud is sited some 1,300 light-years from Earth in the Constellation Orion. More
Jay-Z, Jennifer Lawrence, President Obama top Time's 100 Most Influential list Along with expected political figures like President Barack Obama (appearing for the eighth time; wife Michelle also holds a slot) and Vice-President Joe Biden, Time also singled out power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z, Oscar winners Jennifer Lawrence and Daniel Day-Lewis, musicians including Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and Frank Ocean, television stars like "The Mindy Project's" Mindy Kaling and "Breaking Bad's" Bryan Cranston, and entertainers from other countries such as Bassem Youssef, dubbed the Egyptian "Jon Stewart," who is under investigation in that country for his political satire. More
Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ Is Honestly Good That has a lot to do with the acting, notably Daniel Day-Lewis’ Lincoln. Research has taught him that ... all is well with the Lincoln marriage and the movie is the better for it. Honest Abe had enough troubles without adding a difficult marriage to ... 11/8/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
First Look: Daniel Day Lewis as 'Lincoln' Is Honestly Abe (PHOTO) Anyway, Lincoln can look down from the heavens again without fear -- thanks to Steven Spielberg and his upcoming movie Lincoln, starring Daniel Day Lewis as you-know-who. No battles with the undead in this flick. Says Spielberg: “Our movie is really ... 08/7/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
MOVIES: Abe's a bust at vanquishing vampires ... honestly and settled for Oscar winner Daniel Day Lewis. But Walker lacks the spark, the charisma, the confidence to play this guy as anything but a limp Lord of the Ax Dancers. This might have worked had they depicted Modest Abe as a closet swaggerer, an ax ... 06/21/2012 - 11:44 am | View Link
MOVIES: Abe's a bust at vanquishing vampires ... honestly and settled for Oscar winner Daniel Day Lewis. But Walker lacks the spark, the charisma, the confidence to play this guy as anything but a limp Lord of the Ax Dancers. This might have worked had they depicted Modest Abe as a closet swaggerer, an ax ... 06/21/2012 - 11:37 am | View Link
MOVIES: Abe's a bust at vanquishing vampires ... honestly and settled for Oscar winner Daniel Day Lewis. But Walker lacks the spark, the charisma, the confidence to play this guy as anything but a limp Lord of the Ax Dancers. "History prefers legends to men," Abe narrates from his diary. Grahame-Smith ... 06/21/2012 - 5:55 am | View Link
Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman — Reviews ... Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height. This Newbery Medal-winning biography of our Civil War president is ... 04/17/2014 - 4:21 am | View Website
Nine (2009) Directed by Rob Marshall. With Daniel Day-Lewis, Sandro Dori, Nicole Kidman, Marion Cotillard. Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his ... 04/17/2014 - 3:52 am | View Website
just history things Taking "relatable" Just Girly Things posts and applying them to history. Feel free to suggest anything! 04/16/2014 - 6:12 pm | View Website
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by ... The life and times of Abraham Lincoln have been analyzed and dissected in countless books. Do we need another Lincoln biography? In Team of Rivals, esteemed historian ... 04/15/2014 - 10:50 am | View Website
Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural address Abraham Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address on March 4, 1865, during his second inauguration as President of the United States. At a time when victory over ... 04/15/2014 - 4:52 am | View Website
Colin Farrell did it in a phone booth. Ryan Reynolds in a coffin. And now Tom Hardy is doing it in a BMW, with Locke a single-location film about a man whose world falls apart over the course of a car journey from Birmingham to Croydon.
But where those films were thrillers in which the stakes were high and lives were literally on the line, Locke is a much smaller story concerning an ostensibly good man who has made a bad decision and is now trying to deal with the consequences.
Tom Hardy plays the title character – Ivan Locke – a building site foreman who leaves work as the film begins, and should be heading home to spend the evening watching football with his wife and kids.
Films from festival favorites Terrence Malick, Abel Ferrara, Stephen Frears, and Doug Liman all failed to make the Official Selection despite being heavily tipped ahead of the announcement to score a slot. read more