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Behind the Mind, and Out-of-this-World Hair, of Legendary Hollywood Producer Brian Grazer

Brian Grazer, Oscar-winning producer of A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13, The Da Vinci Code, Arrested Development, and countless other movies and TV series, is most recognized for something else: his hair. In an adaptation from a new book by Brian Grazer and Charles Fishman, the producer discusses the …

Vanity Fair Picks the Top 10 Greatest Movies About Manhattan Ever Made

From Breakfast at Tiffany’s to Taxi Driver, Vanity Fair editors choose the most iconic films about the megalomaniacal muse of the city our magazine calls home.<p>‘If I can make it there, / I’ll make it anywhere, / It’s up to you, New York, New York.”<p>With lyrics by Fred Ebb and a melody by John Kander, …

The Inside Story of Ari Emanuel’s Big, Risky WME-IMG Merger

Last spring’s $2.4 billion dollar merger of WME and IMG could be Ari Emanuel’s dream come true—or his downfall.<p>When Ari Emanuel, the 53-year-old co-C.E.O. of the powerhouse talent agency William Morris Endeavor (known as WME), wants something, he doesn't quit until he gets it. Generally seen as the …

An Oral History of Laurel Canyon, the 60s and 70s Music Mecca

They made music together, took drugs together, formed bands together, slept together. But none of the legends of the Laurel Canyon scene that flowered in L.A. in the late 60s and early 70s—Joni Mitchell, David Crosby, Linda Ronstadt, and others—remember it quite the same way.<p><i>When I first came out</i> …

Cinderella Is Traditional and Straightforward, but Plenty Charming

Kenneth Branagh’s new fairy tale film doesn’t reinvent any carriage wheels, but it tells its story with elegant and admirable efficiency.<p>Now that Anna and Elsa, the <i>Frozen</i> sisters, have come along and taken over the world, interest in all things royal and Disneyfied is at a renewed peak. So the …

Mobile backend startup CloudMine picks up $5M

CloudMine, a startup that sells a cloud service for operating mobile apps and websites, is announcing today that it has picked up $5 million in new funding.<p>CloudMine offers several components for mobile developers to tap, including object storage, push notifications, load balancing, and mobile …