Happy 70th birthday, Martin Scorsese

Martin Charles Scorsese (born November 17, 1942) [15] is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film historian.

Producer: Goodfellas (1990) · Shutter Island (2010) · The Departed (2006) · Taxi Driver (1976). After serious deliberations about entering the priesthood



John Boehner on tap to remain House speaker; fiscal cliff handshake

John Boehner on tap to remain House speaker
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON - Republicans chose Rep. John A. Boehner for another term as House Speaker on Wednesday as lawmakers of both parties all but ensured the new Congress will have very similar leadership to this one, the most polarized and unpopular in ...

John Boehner and Mitch McConnell play good cop, bad cop
Politico
Here's how different things are for House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in the upcoming fiscal cliff negotiations.

Obama-Boehner 'fiscal cliff' handshake: Could it actually hold?
Christian Science Monitor
Fresh from reelection, President Obama met Friday with leaders of an unpopular Congress, including House Speaker John Boehner, to discuss how to avoid leaving the most powerful country in the world hanging like Wile E. Coyote off a “fiscal cliff.



Chris Christie Twinkies Response: Governor Refuses To Answer

Chris Christie Twinkies Response: Governor Refuses To Answer ...
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie refused to answer a question about Twinkies after Hostess Brands Inc. -- maker of the snack -- announced Friday it was ...

Christie smells setup, won't answer Twinkie query - Business ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he wasn't about to take the bait: a question dealing with that quintessential junk food, Twinkies.


Ang Lee takes ‘Life of Pi’ from the bookshelf to the big screen

Ang Lee films the unfilmable in ‘Life of Pi’
A lot of filmmakers have thought that Yann Martel’s novel Life of Pi, a fantastic survival tale of an Indian teen shipwrecked in a lifeboat with a vicious tiger, was unfilmable. Even the movie’s director, Ang Lee, thought so. “I remember thinking, ‘This will never be made into a ...
The Salt Lake Tribune

Ang Lee takes ‘Life of Pi’ from the bookshelf to the big screen
‘L ife of Pi,” Yann Martel’s 2001 bestseller about a teenage boy drifting at sea in a tiny lifeboat alongside a tiger, zebra, hyena and orangutan, is an inherently challenging novel to adapt for the big screen. It requires its director to mimic the experience of floating, post-shipwreck, on the vast Pacific Ocean and to tell a story steeped in internal psychological struggle.

Director: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) · Brokeback Mountain (2005) · Sense and Sensibility (1995) · Hulk (2003). Born in 1954 in Pingtung, Taiwan,

Life of Pi: From Hulk to tiger for Ang Lee - Toronto Star
Ang Lee serves 3-D slice of Life - Asia News Network

Why Fox Gambled $100 Million on Ang Lee: The Making of 'Life of Pi'
Hollywood wisdom says never work with animals or on the water -- but the Oscar-winning director's adaptation may have mastered both.


Jake Pavelka has scored a gig with Chippendales in Las Vegas

Jake Pavelka - The Hollywood Gossip
Jake Pavelka has scored a gig with Chippendales in Las Vegas. Somehow we're not altogether surprised. The reality-TV staple signed on as a celebrity guest host to ...

Jake Pavelka Could Be Finding Romance With Kristin Chenoweth The Inquisitr
Is ex-'Bachelor' Jake cozy with Kristin? MSNBC



Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal; New Leader of the Republican Governors Association

Bobby Jindal calls Romney’s ‘gift’ comments ...
The Ticket
LAS VEGAS--Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal criticized former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Wednesday for saying that he lost the 2012 election to President Barack Obama in part because ...

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal: Republicans ‘have to ...
The Ticket
LAS VEGAS—At the end of a long day at this week's annual meeting of the Republican Governors Association, the group's new leader, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, anxiously paced a conference room at the ...

Piyush "Bobby" Jindal (born June 10, 1971), an American politician, is the 55th and current Governor of Louisiana, having won that office in both the 2007 ...



Mike Trout unanimously voted AL Rookie of the Year Big League

Mike Trout Robbed: Angels Fans Upset That Sensational Rookie Isn’t MVP The Inquisitr
Miguel Cabrera edges Mike Trout to win 2012 AL MVP Eaton Rapids Community News
Clean sweep! Mike Trout unanimously voted AL Rookie of the Year Big League Stew



Magic Johnson Rips Lakers Executive VP Jim Buss, Criticizes Mike D'Antoni Hiring (VIDEO)

Magic Johnson Rips Lakers Executive VP Jim Buss, Criticizes ...
Magic Johnson Rips Lakers Executive VP Jim Buss, Criticizes Mike D'Antoni Hiring (VIDEO)

Magic Johnson rips Lakers for not hiring Phil Jackson
Magic Johnson remains a Phil Jackson guy.


Inside Kristin Chenoweth and Jake Pavelka's Hot Date

Jake Pavelka - The Hollywood Gossip
Jake Pavelka has scored a gig with Chippendales in Las Vegas. Somehow we're not altogether surprised. The reality-TV staple signed on as a celebrity guest host

Extra Scoop: Inside Kristin Chenoweth and Jake Pavelka's Hot Date Extra TV



Channing Tatum: New sexiest man alive ~ Pictures Portal

New sexiest man alive ~ Pictures Portal
Channing Tatum is taking over the reins of Sexiest Man Alive from 2011 title holder Bradley Cooper. People magazine revealed the Magic Mike actor as 2012’s Sexiest ...

New 'Sexiest Man Alive': Channing Tatum - Boston Pop Culture ...
The new "Sexiest Man Alive" has been named by PEOPLE Magazine... and Channing Tatum is the lucky guy. On Nov. 14, the mag revealed its pick for this year's ...



Is Tim Tebow done with the Jets?

Is Tim Tebow done with the Jets?
ESPN
There's been a lot of talk about Tim Tebow's ability to inspire and unite a team. In the Jets' case, he's united them, all right; they all think he's terrible and don't want any part of him.



Michael Eisner's Tornante Co. in deal with Universal Pictures

Michael Eisner's Tornante Co. in deal with Universal Pictures
Los Angeles Times
“Michael Eisner has been a powerful creative force behind some of the world's greatest films and we're confident that with Tornante, he'll continue that tradition,” said Universal Pictures Chairman Adam Fogelson and co-Chairman Donna Langley,

Popular Web Series 'Prom Queen' and 'Sam Has 7 Friends' Hit the CW Website
Zimbio
Prom Queen hit the web in 2007 and was the first web television series produced by former Walt Disney CEO Michael Eisner through his production company Vuguru and the web series production company Big Fantastic.



400,000-plus sign petition urging Macy's to dump Donald Trump

Trump Responds To 'Dump Trump' Petition By ...
US News & World Report
More than 476,000 people want the real estate mogul dumped from Macy's. A tweet from Trump suggest he isn't going anywhere.

400,000-plus sign petition urging Macy's to dump Donald Trump over his views on Obama and 'sexist' comments The retailer has expressed confidence in its relationship ...


Ben Roethlisberger has shoulder injury; how bad is it?

Ben Roethlisberger ABC News
The Pittsburgh Steelers are right where they expected to be heading into a vital three-week stretch that includes two games against the AFC North-leading Baltimore Ravens. They're just not sure quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be along for the ride.

Ben Roethlisberger has shoulder injury; how bad is it? Washington Post



Matthew McConaughey is super skinny!

Matthew McConaughey is super skinny!
Los Angeles Times
Matthew McConaughey has gone from "Magic Mike" to minimum Method actor: The guy is so skinny, and it's for a role!



Lionel Messi Passes Pelé’s Goals Milestone [Video]

Lionel Messi inspires Barcelona at Mallorca
Independent
Two goals by Lionel Messi inspired leaders Barcelona to a 4-2 victory at Mallorca after the hosts had threatened to derail their visitors' bid for a 10th win in this season's Primera Division.

Lionel Messi Passes Pelé’s Goals Milestone [Video]
The Inquisitr
Lionel Messi passed Pelé’s goal milestone of 75 goals in a calendar year on Sunday night, with the Argentinian maestro scoring for the 75th and 76th time in 2012. The 25-year-old’s two goals



Oliver Stone: 'I find Obama scary'

Oliver Stone: 'I find Obama scary'
Politico
In Oliver Stone's new book - “The Untold History of the United States” - the filmmaker, along with historian Peter Kuznick, argues that, “The country Obama inherited was indeed in shambles, but Obama took a bad situation and, in certain ways, made it worse ...



Jimmie Johnson opens up about Keselowski, Earnhardt, his place in NASCAR history

Jimmie Johnson opens up about Keselowski, Earnhardt, his place in history
AutoWeek
Jimmie Johnson is closing in on his sixth Sprint Cup Series championship. On Friday, Johnson met the media in Phoenix to talk about his thoughts heading into the final two races of the season and about his place in NASCAR history



Lincoln (2012): Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln

In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed

Lincoln (2012)
Director: Steven Spielberg. Actors: Daniel Day-Lewis: Abraham Lincoln · Sally Field: Mary Todd Lincoln · David Strathairn: William Seward · Joseph Gordon-Levitt



Lincoln

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