Bangladesh building collapse toll rises to 433 Rescuers found more bodies in the concrete debris of a collapsed garment factory building Thursday and authorities say it may take another five days to clear the rubble. In addition to the 433 confirmed dead, police report that 149 people are still missing in what has become the worst disaster for Bangladesh’s $20 billion-a-year garment industry. More
Jones called 'greatest country singer of all time' The country music world reacted with deep emotion upon learning of the death of legendary singer George Jones. Here's a sampling of quotes and tweets about Jones: "The world has lost the greatest country singer of all time. Amen." - Merle Haggard More
38 At least 36 dead as fire rages through Russian psychiatric hospital Thirty-eight people were feared dead after a fire raged through an isolated psychiatric hospital north of Moscow on Friday, killing some patients in their beds and others who were trapped by barred windows. Most of the patients died in their sleep inhaling the fumes as they were likely sedated by prescribed medicine, a police source told the RIA Novosti news agency. More
Nora Ephron, Essayist, Screenwriter and Director, Dies at 71 Ephron died from pneumonia, a complication resulting from acute myeloid leukemia, a condition with which she was diagnosed in 2006, but kept secret from even her closest friends. She was a journalist, a blogger, an essayist, a novelist, a playwright, an ... 06/27/2012 - 7:41 pm | View Link
Nora Ephron Dies at 71; Writer and Filmmaker With a Genius for Humor In a commencement address she delivered in 1996 at Wellesley College, her alma mater, Ms. Ephron recalled that ... She was a journalist, a blogger, an essayist, a novelist, a playwright, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter and a movie director — a rarity ... 06/26/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Nora Ephron; author, screenwriter, director made Hollywood blockbusters Her mother, a Broadway playwright and Hollywood screenwriter, imbued Ms. Ephron ... As a woman in the male-dominated movie business, Ms. Ephron was a rare ‘‘triple-hyphenate’’ as writer, director, and producer. But making movies for and about ... 06/26/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Writer-director Nora Ephron dead at 71 Author, screenwriter, playwright, essayist and director Nora Ephron died tonight in New York City, multiple sources have confirmed. Ephron, 71, had battled pneumonia as a result of suffering from acute myeloid leukemia, her son Jacob Bernstein told the New ... 06/26/2012 - 6:41 pm | View Link
Screenwriter, director Nora Ephron dies at 71 “Take notes,” Nora Ephron’s mother advised her as a child. “Everything is copy.” Her mother, a Broadway playwright and Hollywood screenwriter ... was a rare “triple-hyphenate” as writer, director and producer. But making movies for and ... 06/26/2012 - 5:22 pm | View Link
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Nora Ephron Biography -- Academy of Achievement Nora Ephron Biography. Humorist, Novelist, Screenwriter and Director Nora Ephron Date of birth: May 19, 1941 Date of death: June 26, 2012. Print Biography 09/28/2014 - 1:59 pm | View Website
Nora Ephron Nora Ephron (EHF -rihn ; May 19, 1941 – June 26, 2012) was an American journalist, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, novelist, producer, director, and blogger. 09/28/2014 - 9:49 am | View Website
Nora Ephron Nora Ephron was educated at Wellesley College, Massachusetts. She was an acclaimed essayist (Crazy Salad 1975), novelist (Heartburn 1983), and had written screenplays ... 09/28/2014 - 9:20 am | View Website
A grim overview of the way the Internet, smartphones, sexting and all manner of cyber evils are corrupting our waking hours, "Men, Women & Children" makes "Frontline" look like a laugh riot by comparison.
Among them: a paranoid mom (Jennifer Garner) obsessively monitoring her daughter's (Kaitlyn Dever) phone and PC; a sexless couple (Adam Sandler, Rosemarie DeWitt) exploring extramarital partners online; an anorexic high-school girl (Elena Kampouris) encouraged not to eat by chat-room supporters; a single-father (Dean Norris) watching over his video-game devoted son (Ansel Elgort); a perpetually videotaping mother (the always excellent Judy Greer) trying to help her attractive daughter (Olivia Crocicchia) become a movie star.
Reitman deserves credit for trying to tackle it; how digital technology has woven itself into our lives — shaping and distorting them — is a subject that any filmmaker, any artist, ought to be contemplating.
 there are many smartly observed scenes here that capture familiar glimpses of today's technology interactions: a more honest commentary by text message during a politely superficial conversation; the typing of a personal Facebook message and then its quick edit with a more banal replacement.
Men, Women & Children," a Paramount Pictures release, is rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America "strong sexual content, including graphic dialogue throughout — some involving teens — and for language.
Rush Hour will also become a showWell-known movie titles spawning TV series have clearly become a big thing across the pond. On the heels of Fargo’s success comes news that not one but two films will be reborn on the small screen. First up: word of a show based on the 1988 Tom Hanks comedy Big.
We're not kiddingThe list of seemingly silly titles we can crack wise about when a new brand-mining film is announced grows shorter with every day. Add to the roster Tetris, which is now kicking off a journey to the big screen via Threshold Entertainment. Yes, the game first unleashed upon the world in 1984 by Soviet game-designer Alexey Pajitnov and perhaps made most famous by Nintendo’s Game Boy, is looking to become the next potential block-buster.
From DreamWorks AnimationDreamWorks Animation has been suffering a little of late, with more misses than hits. It’ll no doubt be hoping for better things from one of its more reliable talents, Madagascar co-director Tom McGrath with Boss Baby, which now boasts the vocal chops of Alec Baldwin and Kevin Spacey.
Normally a Season 2 pickup is a cause for celebration and trepidation. While Stephen Falk, Chris Geere and Aya Cash should certainly crack some bubbly tonight over getting another year of "You're the Worst," they may also wonder, in the back of their brains, if they're capable of pulling off another season as creatively satisfying and commercially rewarding as the first.
The Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) has announced its full slate of 2014 award winners for the 10th edition of the Maine documentary festival, which ran September 24-28 with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Fledgling Fund, the Unity Foundation and Vimeo.
The festival jury, consisting of Susan Margolin (President, Docurama), Banker White (filmmaker, "The Genius of Marian") and Cecily Pingree (filmmaker, "Better the Farm"), awarded this year's Harrell Award for Best Documentary Feature to Orlando Von Einsiedel's Congo-set "Virunga," which also served as CIFF's opening night selection.