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The tens of thousands of students seeking debt relief from the federal government after for-profit education chain Corinthian Colleges Inc. closed its Everest University, WyoTech and Heald College campuses, will have to wait a little longer, the Department...
From: Consumerist | By: Ashlee Kieler | Friday, September 4, 2015
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Films like “Everest” (climbing disaster), “Black Mass” (murderous gangsters), “Spotlight” (sex abuse) and “Beasts of No Nation” (child soldiers) had their premieres at the world’s oldest cinema festival....
From: New York Times | By: A. O. SCOTT | Friday, September 4, 2015
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This year's Venice Film Festival (La Biennale di Venezia) shines the spotlight on romance. But it's not about your typical, run of the mill love stories, more like passion with a twist. Whether it is a group's love of mountain climbing, as in Everest,...
From: AOL Television | By: E. Nina Rothe | Saturday, September 5, 2015
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The U.S. Department of Education issued an update on student debt relief. The post The U.S. Department of Education Is Working On A Plan To Provide Student Debt Relief, Very Slowly appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Matthew Yglesias | By: Casey Quinlan | Friday, September 4, 2015
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Leon A. Gorman, who ran L.L. Bean for 30 years and grew it into an outdoor catalog and ecommerce juggernaut, died Thursday at his home in Yarmouth, ME.The post L.L. Bean Ecommerce Pioneer Leon A. Gorman Dies at 80 appeared first on Multichannel Merchant....
From: MultiChannel Merchant | By: MCM Staff | Friday, September 4, 2015
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Students who claim they were defrauded by for-profit schools owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc. into taking out federal student loans will have to wait several more months before the Obama administration decides whether to cancel their debts, the Department...
From: TV Squad | By: Shahien Nasiripour | Friday, September 4, 2015
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‘Everest’, a $65m epic about the 1996 disaster on the world’s highest mountain, brings back memories for two Irish climbers
From: Irish Times | Saturday, September 5, 2015
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A three-step approach.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Alia Crum | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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The Venice Film Festival kicked off yesterday and my, what a stylish way to end the summer for a clutch of stars! The world's most stunning supermodels were out in full force at last year's festival, but this time we've got Diane Kruger, Elizabeth Banks,...
From: Glamour | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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Recently, two editors at The Denver Post -- newsroom and sports -- decided to ditch the paper's long-running and wildly popular "Outdoors" column... and by extension, to disappear an award-winning Post writer of some 20 years, Scott Willoughby. As a...
From: Lemondrop | By: David Petersen | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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David Ahearn is co-founder of Four Day Weekend. You have seen it hundreds of times. An executive you have been working with to deliver the perfect speech walks onto the stage only to panic and stare directly at the confidence monitor or teleprompter...
From: That's Fit | By: Four Day Weekend | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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This fall, theater are going to be jam packed with sequels and remakes. To prepare for what you'll be seeing as far as new movie releases, you need to follow this comprehensive viewing guide....
From: Film School Rejects | By: Christopher Campbell | Friday, September 4, 2015
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After a summer dominated by fidgety dinosaurs and peppy villain sidekicks, we now enter into the main event of the year, the fall season (AKA "Awards Season.") This upcoming fall roster is so massive that it offen offers two for the regular seasonal...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Nick Allen | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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Bruno Barde, the man behind five festivals including the Deauville American Film Fest, sat down with Variety on the eve of the 41st edition which opens today with an homage to Keanu Reeve and the French premiere of Baltasar Kormakur’s epic adventure...
From: Variety | By: elskes | Friday, September 4, 2015
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READ MORE: San Sebastian Film Festival Announces 2015 Titles Since her devastating film debut in Lars Von Trier's "Breaking the Waves," Emily Watson has received much well-deserved praise for her acting achievements in films such as "Hilary and Jackie,"...
From: Indiewire | By: Aubrey Page | Friday, September 4, 2015
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Variety Dean Jones, Disney star of the 60s and 70s, dies at 84. RIPVariety National Medal of Arts recipients this week at the White House include Larry McMurtry, Stephen King and Sally Field! This is Not Porn Peter O'Toole playing cricket during The...
From: Film Experience Blog | By: NATHANIEL R | Friday, September 4, 2015
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Ever since for-profit education chain Corinthian Colleges Inc. closed its Everest University, WyoTech and Heald College campuses, leaving tens of thousands of students with millions of dollars in loans, consumers advocates, legislators and others have...
From: Consumerist | By: Ashlee Kieler | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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The 'Everest' actress and outspoken children's rights advocate will pick up the festival's lifetime achievement award.read more...
From: Hollywood Reporter | By: Pamela Rolfe | Friday, September 4, 2015
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Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world?s highest mountain, Everest documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms...
From: Metacritic | Friday, September 4, 2015
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Hengameh Panahi’s Celluloid Dreams has acquired world sales rights to Laurie Anderson’s “Heart of a Dog” and Venezuelan Lorenzo Vigas’ debut, “Desde Alla” (From Afar). Both world premiere in competition at the 72nd Venice Festival, which...
From: Variety | By: John Hopewell | Friday, September 4, 2015
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While car-hailing app Uber has certainly had its fair share of clever ad campaigns to date, its latest attempt in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur on Thursday doesn’t appear to fit in that category. “Food aficionados city-wide, the countdown to the premiere...
From: VentureBeat | By: Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Friday, September 4, 2015
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Reviews for Everest, Baltasar Kormákur’s movie, which opened the Venice Film Festival yesterday, are somewhat mixed.
From: Iceland Review | By: Vala Hafstad | Friday, September 4, 2015
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Reviews for Everest, Baltasar Kormákur’s movie, which opened the Venice Film Festival yesterday, are somewhat mixed.
From: Iceland Review | By: Vala Hafstad | Friday, September 4, 2015
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"If someone offers you an amazing opportunity to do something and you're not sure you can do it, say yes. Then learn how to do it later." -- Richard Branson "Yes" has magic within it. So often we are afraid of life -- we fear failure, we anticipate the...
From: That's Fit | By: Susie Moore | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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Photo Credit: FameFlynet Pictures Alessandra Ambrosio posed for pictures on Lido Beach on day 2 of the 72nd Venice Film Festival. Last night Ale took in the premiere of “Everest”. Diane Kruger and Elizabeth Banks also attended but all eyes were on...
From: Moe Jackson | By: Devon | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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On the set of most $60-million movie productions, stars run their lines in tricked-out trailers. Bleary-eyed assistants are on call to fetch chai lattes and quinoa salads. Actors sit in fancy folding monogrammed chairs....
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Amy Kaufman | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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Here at Lipstick HQ, we have a Jake Gyllenhaal beardwatch going on. Care to join us? While one never needs an excuse to stare at this particular chiseled jawline, what has us fanning ourselves at our laptops right now is the fuller facial hair Jake's...
From: Glamour | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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“A Beautiful Planet,” a 3D documentary from filmmaker Toni Myers, will make its domestic debut in IMAX theaters on April 29 next year, Disney said Thursday. The specially shot film provides breathtaking portraits of Earth from space. Made in cooperation...
From: The Wrap | By: Todd Cunningham | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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The high-altitude thriller "Everest", which opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday, should warn a lot of people off mountain climbing. Gale-force winds, snowstorms, avalanches and deep crevasses loom out of the screen with threatening reality in...
From: Voice of America | By: Associated Press | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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“Spotlight” had its fair share of burdens to overcome: It deals with the Catholic church’s sex abuse scandal, which has already been the subject of several powerful documentaries (including “Deliver Us from Evil” and “Mea Maxima Culpa”),...
From: The Wrap | By: Alonso Duralde | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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Here's Murtada on a favorite actress we'd like to see more of. Watson at the press confrence The paparazzi might have been more interested in jurors Diane Kruger and Elizabeth Banks. The trades were into what jury head Alfonso Cuaron had to say. Most...
From: Film Experience Blog | By: Murtada Elfadl | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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This year I simplified things for myself at the Venice Film Festival and took a water taxi from the airport instead of the usual vaporetto. It cut travel time in half, so between that and staying at a hotel that's a jump from the screening venues, it...
From: AOL Television | By: E. Nina Rothe | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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Diane Kruger and Elizabeth Banks both look stunning while stepping out on the red carpet at the Everest premiere held during the 2015 Venice Film Festival on Wednesday (September 2) in Venice, Italy. The ladies are both serving on the jury at the festival...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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Jake Gyllenhal looks super suave in his tux while stepping out on the red carpet at the premiere of Everest during the 2015 Venice Film Festival on Wednesday evening (September 2) in Venice, Italy. The 34-year-old actor was joined at the event by his...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke lead the cast but the mountain is the star of "Everest," a high-altitude thriller that opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday....
From: Orlando Sentinel | By: JILL LAWLESS | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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As soon as Victoria's Secret Angel Alessandra Ambrosio stepped off the plane at the Venice Film Festival, we knew she was ready to stun in some seriously good looks. And after wearing a breezy striped Philosophy set that boasted sheer details and flashed...
From: Fashionologie | By: Sarah-Wasilak | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Bear Grylls has climbed Mount Everest, drank his own pee, and crossed the Atlantic Ocean in an inflatable boat. But he’s a wuss compared to Barack Obama, who’s had to deal with Joe Biden blasting REO Speedwagon’s Ridin’ the Storm Out on a boombox...
From: Warming Glow | By: Josh Kurp | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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After kicking off with such awards season heavies as “Black Swan,” “Gravity” and “Birdman” in recent years, the Venice Film Festival opted for Baltasar Kormákur’s “Everest” to open the 72nd annual festivities this time around. At first...
From: Variety | By: Kristopher Tapley | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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The 72nd Venice Film Festival has been officially opened on the lagoon city in Italy. The oldest surviving festival of film has put its focus on art-cinema for the competition alongside premiers of likely block-busters.
From: Deutsche Welle | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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VENICE - Is Jake Gyllenhaal a glutton for physical punishment? In "Southpaw," where he played a boxer, he had the hell whupped out of him....
From: Boston Herald | By: By John Hopewell | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Coming off strong reviews from last night's screening of "Everest" at the Venice Film Festival, the film's director Baltasar Kormakur is teaming with legendary "Alien" director Ridley Scott for a new TV series adaptation of the hit MMORPG sci-fi video...
From: Dark Horizons | By: Dark Horizons | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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VENICE (Reuters) - Icelandic director Baltasar Kormakur has made many small-budget movies in his home country, but he says he did not feel out of his depth making the star-studded mountain disaster movie "Everest" that opened the Venice Film Festival...
From: Reuters | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Venice (AFP) - "Everest", an account of a 1996 disaster on the world's most famous mountain, got the 72nd Venice film under way on a high note Wednesday with the $65-million production winning praise for its use of 3D technology to bring the majestic...
From: Business Insider | By: Angus MacKinnon | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, Warner Bros. put “Black Mass” on top of the TV ad spending list. The Johnny Depp film, based on notorious Boston gangster Whitey Bulger, replaces “Maze Runner:...
From: Variety | By: simonispot | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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VENICE, Italy (AP) — Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke lead the cast but the mountain is the star of "Everest," a high-altitude thriller that opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday.
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Jake Gyllenhaal and Diane Kruger arrive in town separately to attend the 2015 Venice Film Festival on Tuesday (September 1) in Venice, Italy. Other stars seen arriving for the festival include Elizabeth Banks, Alessandra Ambrosio, and Paz Vega. PHOTOS:...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Jake Gyllenhaal climbs Mt. Everest. Ryan Reynolds spends a lot of time in casinos and Johnny Depp does his best Boston accent. These are just three of the hottest men who will are coming to a......
From: E Online | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Jake Gyllenhaal was not as widely praised for his wrestling drama Southpaw as some predicted, but could Everest be his savior? The first reviews are in and critics are trying to flush out whether Everest will rise as an early contender of the 2016 Oscar...
From: Cinema Blend | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Baltasar Kormakur’s “Everest” kicked off the 72nd Venice Film Festival on an emotional note Wednesday as the mountain-climbing thriller, which had its world premiere out of competition, provided bursts of anxiety and cliff-hanging 3D drama, along...
From: Variety | By: nvivarelli | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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