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The Divergent Series: Insurgent - Trailer 3

Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.

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Horror movies were my therapy

As a kid, I was forced to watch gory slasher films that terrified me. But now I’m grateful for what they taught me<p>Samuel Sattin<p>October 3, 2014 10:58pm (UTC)<p>For a long time, I wasn’t sure if my father took joy in much of anything at all. He was a lower-middle class guy, even if he had made his way …

Ukraine reaching 'point of no return' - UN

Ukraine is edging towards "the point of no return", the UN Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights has warned.<p>Ivan Simonovic told the BBC the divisions in the country were deepening with each incident and called on all parties to de-escalate the tension in the east.<p>He told Mark Lowen that the …

Colorado becomes first state to approve bill giving terminally ill access to experimental medication

Colorado became the first state to allow terminally ill patients to have access to experimental medicine not yet approved by the FDA Saturday.<p>Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the so-called 'right to try' bill into law in Fort Collins. The bill's co-sponsor, Democratic State Rep. Joann Ginall, was …

The 'all-out propaganda war' in Ukraine | Vladimir Putin

With his troops occupying the region, Russian President Vladimir Putin was greeted as a hero upon his visit to the Crimean capital on May 9. The date was significant: the anniversary of the end of World War II. Back home on Russian television screens, Putin's policy in Ukraine has been depicted as …

Researchers: The collapse of Greenland’s ice sheet could be a bigger disaster than we thought

<b>(Denis Burdin/Shutterstock)</b><p>The glaciers’ vulnerability to warming waters means current projections of sea level rise are likely too low<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>May 19, 2014 1:28pm (UTC)<p>New, from the people who brought us the unstoppable collapse of the West Antarctic ice sheet: It turns out that Greenland's …

Germs in the Gut May Affect Autism, Study Finds

Bacteria living in the intestines and colon may affect symptoms of autism by breaking down important message-carrying chemicals, researchers reported Monday.<p>They found that children with autism have a very different make-up when it comes to gut germs, compared to children without autism. More …

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Heroin Trade Through New York City Is Highest in Twenty Years

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>More heroin has come through New York City this year than any time in more than two decades, reports …

Book News: Politician's Story Of Growing Up Poor Wins Ondaatje Prize

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>Former U.K. Home Secretary Alan Johnson has won the Ondaatje prize, an annual £10,000 award for "a distinguished work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry, evoking the spirit of a place." His memoir <i>This Boy: A Memoir of a</i> …

CIA Won't Use Vaccination Programs For Spying Anymore

Three years after the CIA set up a phony hepatitis vaccination program in Pakistan as part of the hunt for Osama bin Laden, administration officials …

Public Health

Third Of South Sudan's Population Faces Starvation

By Gwladys Fouche<p>OSLO, May 20 (Reuters) - More than a third of South Sudan's population, 4 million people, will be on the edge of starvation by the end of the year as fighting rages on in the world's newest country, U.N. officials said on Tuesday.<p>Clashes between rebels and government forces have …

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Which films should never, ever get a sequel?

It's not hard to understand why so many hit movies tend to spawn sequels; studios are obviously keen to capitalise on their successes and replicate formulas they know can attract an audience.<p>However, just because a sequel can be made, that doesn't always mean it should be made. The world would have …

Review: 'For No Good Reason' ★★★

The inventively shot and constructed documentary "For No Good Reason" is an absorbing look at the unique, surreal work of British cartoonist Ralph Steadman. Yet the film, directed by Charlie Paul and narrated by — and also co-starring — Steadman's friend and admirer Johnny Depp, proves more …

Cannes acclaim for Steve Carell in Foxcatcher prompts Oscars tips

Nine years ago, Bennett Miller directed Philip Seymour Hoffman in Capote, for which the late star went on to win a best actor Oscar. Critics at Cannes on Monday were tipping Miller to repeat the trick at next year's Academy Awards, following the first screening of his new movie, Foxcatcher – which …

Cannes review: David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars

David Cronenberg’s new film Maps to the Stars is a cynical ride into Tinseltown’s seedy underbelly, Nicholas Barber writes. But is it any good?<p>For about a decade, between the releases of Joel and Ethan Coen’s Barton Fink in 1991 and David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive in 2001, Hollywood loved to mock …

Hunger Games goes on without actor Seymour Hoffman, director says

CANNES France (Reuters) - The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman by an accidental drug overdose in February has not sidelined production of the latest installment of “Hunger Games,” its director said.<p>(L-R) Cast members Donald Sutherland, Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence, Sam Claflin, Josh …

Zach Braff Has Daddy, Jewishness Issues In The Full Trailer For ‘Wish I Was Here’

Zach Braff put his film project, <i>Wish I Was Here</i> up on Kickstarter last May, and lots of people bitched and moaned because he was too famous for Kickstarter, but then his movie got funded because he’s famous and here we are (famous people will always get more publicity than non-famous, that is the …

Quiz: Coen brothers – or Blues Brothers?

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What are the scariest moments in children's films?

Toy Story, that much loved children's film, is unarguably a little unsettling – mostly thanks to scenes involving Sid, the kid next door, and, of course, Babyface – the hybrid toy consisting of a doll's eyeless head attached to mechanical spider legs. YouTuber Bobby Burns has taken the film's …

Cannes day seven: Ryan Gosling sails into town for Lost River while Marion Cotillard spends Two Days, One Night

Kylie Minogue and Sophia Loren arrive at the festival, Marion Cotillard presents Two Days, One Night and Ryan Gosling makes his directorial debut with Lost River<p>• Read reviews of Lost River, Two Days, One Night and more

'Fight Club' Has A Bunch Of Hidden Clues That Give Away The Film's Big Twist Ending

This year marks the 15th anniversary since "Fight Club" debuted in 1999.<p>The movie tells the story of how an office worker (Edward Norton, simply known as "The Narrator") meets an eccentric man named Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt), and how both start a secret fight club that evolves into an insane …

Led Zeppelin are never ever getting back together – get over it

Another week, another raft of will-they-won't-they stories surrounding Led Zeppelin and a possible reunion. This week it's Jimmy Page complaining about the attitude of Robert Plant, telling the New York Times: "I was told last year that Robert Plant said he is doing nothing in 2014, and what do the …

Tom Petty to Include New Album ‘Hypnotic Eye’ With Concert Tickets

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will release their first album in four years, <i>Hypnotic Eye</i>, on July 29th and launch a North American tour just a few …

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