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Five Badass Female Spies Who Deserve Their Own World War II Movie

Psst, Hollywood: Why stop with the fictional operative Marion Cotillard plays in Allied?<p>Writer <b>Steven Knight</b> has said that his new film, <i>Allied</i>, is based on a story about World War II spies that he heard third-hand from an old girlfriend. It could well have been more than an urban legend, though: …

Future Filmmakers And Educators: What Do You Need To Know?

The current state of film education has been on my mind. I am launching a film studies course in January, based at London's historic Phoenix cinema …

Most famous book set in every state

The most famous book set in each state, in one chart.Skye Gould/INSIDER<p>Whether you come from the California coastline or the snowy forests of Maine, reading a book set in your home state can make you feel a warm nostalgia for that beloved place.<p>After scouring the internet and surveying our …

10 Essential English Women Authors

This post is sponsored by <i>Not Just Jane</i> by Shelley DeWees.<p>Jane Austen and the Brontës endure as British literature’s leading ladies (and for good …

The Book That Changed Me – Must Read Literature From Your Favourite Musicians

Click or tap to zoom into this image<p>This is image <i>1</i> of 28<p>Lee Newell, Brother: <i>Morrissey in Conversation</i>.<p><b>Lee Newell, Brother: Morrissey in …

Game of Thrones' Tommen Baratheon on His Character's Untimely Fate

<b>Warning:</b> This post contains spoilers for the sixth season of <i>Game of Thrones</i>.<p>The finale of <i>Game of Thrones</i>‘ sixth season saw Tommen Baratheon choose to …

Five Years After Her Breakout Moment, Model Erika Linder Opens Up

Five years ago, when Swedish model Erika Linder started booking jobs for men's campaigns, it was headline news. At the time, she was one of the first female models in the mainstream eye to be cast as a male model, and her career took off. Born right outside of Stockholm, Linder has delicate blonde …

11 of the Best Books to Read in July

Twisty thrillers, very short stories, life advice, and more.<p>Nothing is quite what it seems, if July's literary crop is to be believed: Twisty psychological thrillers, sci-fi romps that turn the world upside down, daring prose stylings that will make you think differently, and ultra-sharp life …

Books

Shark Island Surfing Challenge in Sydney: Pictures

New South Wales

America's Most Scenic Roads

The T-shirts all say: <i>I survived the road to Hana</i>. It can take more than two and a half hours to travel the 52 miles from Kahului to Hana, as you …

15 Jaw-Dropping US Libraries All Bookworms Should Visit This Summer

Whether it’s the intoxicating smell of old books or the millions of stories just waiting to be discovered, take a bookworm to a library and you’ll likely be stuck there for a <i>long</i> time. With thousands and thousands of books to discover — from Pulitzer Prize winners to cheeky little books that …

Books

The books that critics say you should read this summer

There’s a new wave of books coming out now in time for summer reading for those of us in the northern hemisphere, with a mix of familiar names and debut authors who are worth paying attention to. Annie Proulx, Stephen King, and Dave Eggers are among the veterans releasing new works. And Emma Cline …

7 books to read before the movie versions come out

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase</i><p>The next several months offer a myriad of movies that are based on bestselling and critically acclaimed novels. Whether you're looking …

6 Filmmaking Tips From Bryan Singer

The X-Men: Apocalypse director’s secrets to success.<p><b>Bryan Singer</b> doesn’t get enough credit for the landmarks of his career, some of which are …

James Cameron

Todo lo que puedes aprender gratis en Internet

Las vacaciones significan tiempo. Y aunque para muchos son sinónimo de no hacer nada, hay muchas personas que prefieren dedicar el verano para …

Meet Fred Roos, the man who discovered two Han Solos

Here’s a coincidence that feels cosmic. Or maybe “galactic” is the better word.<p>Last week, news emerged that 26-year-old Alden Ehrenreich had been …

Movies

House of Cards wrote theme song lyrics by Father John Misty

<i>House of Cards</i>‘ theme song is sans lyrics, but manages to set the mood for the evil political machinations by President Frank Underwood. If you were …

Lyrics

Penny Dreadful: Shazad Latif on Jekyll and Frankenstein's relationship

What do you do when raising the dead doesn’t quite go as planned? You enlist a friend. In its third season, <i>Penny Dreadful</i> has added to its arsenal of …

TV

Royal palaces you can visit

Uplifting short film shows the touching bond between a boy and his puppy

It's not abnormal to see a child today who would rather play video games than go outside with their dog. But, in a unique and touching take on this all-too-familiar scenario, German animator Jacob Frey is revealing to the world the special bond a child can form with their pet.<p>"The Present" was …

Why Movie Stars Still Exist Despite Their Lack of Box Office Appeal

Stardom has never really been about theatrical draw.<p>There’s a new movie out today led by <b>George Clooney</b> and <b>Julia Roberts</b>, and it’s not likely to be a …

The 30 Best Summer Road Trips

Get ready to hit the road.<p>Summer is almost here, which means it’s time to pack the car and hit the road. This year, in particular, is a great time to …

J.J. Abrams Is the Golden Child 'Star Wars' Deserved

The most influential film and TV maker in Hollywood is the scion of the very movies he is now making.<p>A long time ago, in the tony suburb of Brentwood, California, a chubby, bespectacled kid of middle-school age busied himself in his bedroom.<p>It was a large space by any standard, with big windows and …

Colin Farrell: Why I Made 'The Lobster'

"So tell me," Colin Farrell asks. "What's it about?"<p>When <i>The Lobster</i> premiered in Cannes in 2015, the 39-year-old Irish actor was forthright about not …

Angelina Jolie

The Lobster Will Make You Feel Uncomfortable In Ways You Never Have Before

The strangest, darkest comedy of the year.<p><i>The Lobster</i> is a film with a singular, unparalleled style. It's a narrative that asks for suspension of disbelief in a way that may feel occasionally uncomfortable, pushing the viewer to accept a world that is both strange and familiar. The premise is …

12 Brilliantly Literary Hotels for Book Lovers

Add this grand, dramatic hotel set in a palace built in 1894 to your bucket list, not just for the regal digs, but for the massive library, which …

22 Summer 2016 Books You Won’t Want To Miss

Soak up these family dramas, advice column collections and near-future hijinks.<p>This summer, in addition to the obvious 2016 warm-weather pastime of drinking watermelon water while listening to “Lemonade,” we’re looking forward to reading new books! Because, although we are big proponents of couch …