Entertainment

“Gone Girl” Leads Weekend Box Office

Powered by strong reviews, an established fan base and intense conversation on social media platforms, “Gone Girl” generated an estimated $38 million at North American theaters over the weekend, a huge result for an R-rated drama. “Gone Girl,” which cost 20th Century Fox and New Regency about $60 million to make, was directed by David Fincher from a screenplay adapted by Gillian Flynn from her best-selling book; Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike star.   The No. 2 ticket seller over the weekend was also bigger than expected: “Annabelle,” a horror prequel that cost New Line, a division of Warner Bros.,…
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US Marks 13th Anniversary of September 11 Terror Attacks

President Barack Obama will take part in two somber ceremonies Thursday marking the 13th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States. Obama, accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, will lead a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House at the moment the first hijacked passenger jet crashed into one of the twin towers of New York City's World Trade Center. President and Mrs. Obama will later attend a ceremony at the Pentagon, the military headquarters, where hundreds were killed after a third hijacked jetliner crashed into the…
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Extra Round Providence mayoral debate

  Providence, Rhode Island- The hour-long radio debate between candidates Michael Solomon and Jorge Elorza  was held at the LPR's studios in Cranston and hosted by LPR’s moderator, Dr. Pablo Rodriguez, MD and Wendy Schiller, professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Brown University                       El  Mano a Mano Solomon vs Elorza
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Politics

The Two Democratic Providence Mayor Candidates Participate in Debate before the primary

Providence, Rhode Island- Latino Public Radio (WRNI 1290AM, ), will have the two Democratic candidates left in the race for Providence Mayor square off in a live debate, Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - just two weeks before the primary election. LPR’s moderator, Dr. Pablo Rodriguez, MD will be joined by Wendy Schiller, professor of Political Science for the debate between Michael Solomon, the President of Providence City Council and Jorge Elorza, a former Housing Court Judge. Tune In to Latino Public Radio, WRNI 1290 AM, Providence at 9:15 am to hear the candidates go head–to-head on issues that are important…
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Inside the Real-Life Sandcrawler Lucasfilm Built in Singapore

Photo via Arch Daily With all the talk about the $1B vanity museum that George Lucas is bringing to Chicago, it's worth stopping for a moment to consider the fact that the Star Wars creator has already plucked a moving fortress from dunes of Tatooine and dropped it in a Singapore office park. Officially opened on January 16, and featured yesterday on Arch Daily, the regional HQ of Lucasfilm Singapore is modelled after a Sandcrawler, those caterpillar-tracked fortresses inhabited by the diminutive hooded Jawas. Of course, this one trades the energy furnaces, workshops, and armored plating that made its fictional…
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Weekend Box Office: Planet of the Apes Double Up At Number One Over Purge Sequel

Friday was a bumper day for horror flick The Purge: Anarchy and for a moment it looked like it might be number one this weekend. But audiences for the movie got it out of their system opening night and the rest of the weekend went to last week's number one Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Dawn continued to outpace Rise of the Planet of the Apes, earning $138 million in its tenth day. Rise had earned $105 million by that same point in its release. The Purge: Anarchy landed in second place with $28 million, down a notch…
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Pink Floyd is releasing its first new album in 20 years

Well, so much for a press release. It appears your favorite Pink Floyd cover band is going to have some new music to learn soon. The legendary British rock band is releasing a new album in October called “The Endless River.” The news first trickled out via Twitter from Polly Samson, the novelist and “Division Bell” lyricist who is married to guitarist and vocalist David Gilmour. Samson tweeted Saturday, seemingly appropos of nothing: “Btw Pink Floyd album out in October is called ‘The Endless River’. Based on 1994 sessions is Rick Wright’s swansong and very beautiful.” This sent rabid Pink…
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Mila Kunis “Never Wanted to Get Married” Until She Met Ashton Kutcher: “I Found the Love of My Life”

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have shared many firsts over the years, and they'll soon share another when the actress gives birth later this year. In W's August 2014 issue, Kunis speaks candidly about how their friendship turned into a romance after co-starring on the Fox comedy That '70s Show from 1998-2006. "My first real kiss ever was with him on the show," she says. "And when That '70s Show had a prom, my date for the prom turned out to be my fiancé. We can honestly say that we went to prom together!" She jokes, "I do think that…
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