Meet the Real Nora Ephron in ‘I’ll Have What She’s Having’ [REVIEW]

Nora Ephron and her three biggest hits

Nora Ephron stole America’s heart with three of the most beloved romantic comedies ever produced.
(Photo of Nora Ephron by David Shankbone, Flickr/When Harry Met Sally… poster courtesy Columbia Pictures/Sleepless in Seattle poster courtesy TriStar Pictures/You’ve Got Mail poster courtesy Warner Bros.)

How does a tough-as-nails New York journalist become one of the most powerful players in Hollywood? Find out in Erin Carlson’s revealing new book about the one and only Nora Ephron, aptly titled I’ll Have What She’s Having: How Nora Ephron’s Three Iconic Films Saved the Romantic Comedy.  Read more of this post

Advertisements

Discover How More Than 300,000 Soldiers Survived Impossible Odds at ‘Dunkirk’ [REVIEW]

Fionn Whitehead in DUNKIRK

Fionn Whitehead as Tommy in the Warner Bros. Pictures action thriller, “DUNKIRK,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. (Photo by Melinda Sue Gordon)

One of the biggest summer blockbusters coming to cinemas this summer is Dunkirk, award-winning writer/director Christopher Nolan’s captivating retelling of one of the most infamous moments of World War II: the daring evacuation of more than 300,000 Allied soldiers from a beach on the northern coast of France, just 305 kilometers north of Paris. But no matter how brilliant the film may be, there is obviously a lot of historical detail that can’t be packed into an hour and 46 minutes. That’s where Joshua Levine’s new book, Dunkirk: The History Behind the Major Motion Picture steps up to fill in the gaps.   Read more of this post

Help Protect Public Media [VIDEO]

Protect My Public Media

Shows like Masterpiece, Sesame Street, and Doctor Who rely on federal funding. (Collage by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

Dear Friends,

If you’re like us, you love watching shows like MasterpieceGreat Performances, Charlie RoseDoctor Who, and Martha Stewart’s Cooking SchoolYou probably grew up with long-running educational programming like Sesame Street, and your kids almost certainly love Thomas and FriendsGeneration after generation, America has relied on public television to deliver this kind of quality programming, which informs, educates, inspires and entertains us. Read more of this post

Author Robert James Waller Dies at 77 [VIDEOS]

Robert James Waller

New York Times bestselling author Robert James Waller created one of fiction’s most celebrated love stories, The Bridges of Madison County. (Photo courtesy Manufacturing Intellect, YouTube)

The Los Angeles Times just reported that author Robert James Waller, 77, died early today at his home in Fredericksburg, Texas after battling cancer. Read more of this post

What to Watch on Netflix: October 2016

Netflix October 2016 films

Netflix is bringing back some of our all-time favorite movies this October. (Pictured left to right: Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in Titanic, and Dustin Hoffman and Sharon Stone in Sphere. (Photos courtesy Paramount Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, and Warner Bros.)

Since we ditched cable and decided to stream television shows and movies via Netflix, we look forward to seeing how the service changes up its lineup each month. This October, some of our favorites return for what should be a very entertaining month. Read more of this post