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January 15, 2019 10:49 PM M. Night Shyamalan Thinks Glass Is Deep. It’s Not

The films of M. Night Shyamalan, with their shouty surprise endings—HE’S DEAD! IT’S A WILDLIFE PRESERVE! and my personal favorite, JUST THROW WATER ON THEM!—bring great pleasure to some and intense, groan-stifling agony to others. But even those in the first camp might have to work hard to love Glass, Shyamalan’s dopey dual sequel to the 2000 super-natural 3152 1

January 10, 2019 1:10 PM The school using giant book murals to encourage reading

For many students, this week saw the end of the Christmas break and a return to school. However, one school in Illinois, US, has taken a novel and eye-catching approach to motivating its students in the new year. Students of Mundelein High returned to find six floor-to-ceiling book covers lining the corridor of the school's English department. The vinyl 137

January 8, 2019 8:26 PM Lin-Manuel Miranda opening an NYC bookstore

Lilit Marcus, CNN • Updated 8th January 2019 Grammy and Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, a New York City native, has joined with several friends to purchase Manhattan's famous Drama Book Shop. The midtown store has long been a haven for the arts community -- it sells play and film scripts as well as musical scores, many of which are hard to find anywhere 110

December 28, 2018 4:40 PM Amos Oz, author who chronicled Israel's struggles, dead at 79

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Amos Oz, Israel’s best-known author and an outspoken supporter of a two-state solution to its conflict with the Palestinians, died of cancer at the age of 79 on Friday, his daughter said. Over a 50-year career, Oz chronicled his country’s rise from the ashes of the Holocaust and its struggles - among Jews and Arabs, secularists 106

December 27, 2018 10:28 PM 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch' movie trailer drops on Netflix, premiere date revealed

On Thursday, Netflix released the trailer for the acclaimed show’s upcoming film, which centers on a young British programmer, played by Fionn Whitehead, who helps design a video game based on a book with a terrifying backstory. The book’s author is a man named Jerome F. Davies. And, as with most "Black Mirror" episodes, things take a wild and warped 122

December 13, 2018 10:12 PM Lawyers of ex-Nissan boss: Carmaker could have planted evidence

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The battle between Nissan Motor Co Ltd (7201.T) and its ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn in Brazil’s courts escalated on Thursday after the Japanese carmaker sued his sister alleging “unjust enrichment” and his lawyers alleged Nissan could have planted evidence. In the afternoon, Nissan faced a setback in its battle to secure the contents 89

December 11, 2018 5:12 AM Three broker-dealers settle SEC charges over incomplete data

(Reuters) - Broker-dealers Citadel Securities, Natixis Securities Americas LLC and MUFG Securities Americas Inc agreed to pay total penalties of more than $6 million to settle charges of providing incomplete trading data, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Monday. Citadel were charged with submitting incorrect data for nearly 80 million 112

November 29, 2018 8:37 PM 'Echo chamber' surrounds parental decisions about childhood flu vaccine

(Reuters Health) - Although the annual flu vaccine is recommended for all children older than 6 months, about a third of parents say their child won’t receive one this year, according to a new U.S. poll. Parents seem to make decisions in an “echo chamber” of information that reinforces their beliefs about flu vaccines, the co-directors of the National 144

November 27, 2018 9:27 PM Netflix to create animation series based on Roald Dahl books

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc said on Tuesday it will adapt celebrated British children’s author Roald Dahl’s books such as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and “Matilda” as animation series. The streaming company said it signed an agreement with the Roald Dahl Story Co, but did not disclose the financial terms. The other titles include "The BFG", "The Twits" 129

November 27, 2018 11:38 AM India throws book at schools making young pupils carry heavy bags

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Concerned about producing a generation of children with hunched backs and other spine problems, India has denounced schools for making students carry heavy school bags and giving young children homework. The government has issued weight guidelines for school bags depending on a child’s age, citing studies that show how the load can affect 134