Robert Hofler

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Leonard Susskind

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Susskind, a founder of string theory and author of the current bestseller "The Cosmic Landscape," is not a huge fan of science fiction -- and for good reason. "Science to me is sufficiently weird and…

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Robert A. Caro

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Caro thinks of his major biography subject, Lyndon Johnson, whenever he watches the scene in David Lean's "Lawrence of Arabia" where Peter O'Toole lets the match burn his bare fingers and says…

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Dr. Phil McGraw

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The TV shrink known as Dr. Phil calls his taste in movies "eclectic," if not downright "schizophrenic." He enjoys films with a strong psychological edge, whether they be pics he saw as a kid, like…

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Placido Domingo

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Last month, Domingo sang the title role in the Met Opera's world preem production of Tan Dun's "The First Emperor" while also overseeing his twin responsibilities as general director of Washington…

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Evan Thomas

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Fond of war films as a kid, Thomas found himself "transfixed as an eighth-grader" with the World War II film "The Enemy Below," directed by Dick Powell in 1957. Years later, he went on to write "John…

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Doris Kearns Goodwin

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Two biopics have special resonance for Goodwin, perhaps, because they cover important eras in American history that she has written about. Having won a Pulitzer Prize for "No Ordinary Time: Franklin…

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Tim Gunn

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Not many college deans have their own TV shows, but that's where Gunn now finds himself: He hosts "Project Runway" in addition to being chair of fashion design at Parsons the New School for Design in…

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Anna Netrebko

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In the L.A. Opera's recent production of "Manon," Netrebko updated the 18th-century French courtesan to a starstruck 1950s teenager trying to impersonate the likes of Audrey Hepburn, Gina…

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Alfred McCoy

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As a historian of Southeast Asia and what he calls the "covert netherworld," McCoy makes ample use of documentary films in his classes at U. of Wisconsin-Madison. One film he shows students is Errol…

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Paul E. Steiger

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"Hollywood tends to draw its villains from business, and they tend to be cartoonish, which is OK. You get your villains where you find them." That's the expert opinion of Steiger, managing editor of…

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Domestic Film DAILY

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    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    Daily Gross:$4.2M

    Cume to07.21.14: $143.4M

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    1
    Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$143.4M Fox -61.96%
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    The Purge: Anarchy

    Daily Gross:$3.3M

    Cume to07.21.14: $33.1M

    The Purge: Anarchy

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    Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Universal Pictures -54.45%
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    Planes: Fire and Rescue

    Daily Gross:$1.9M

    Cume to07.21.14: $19.4M

    Planes: Fire and Rescue

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    Daily:$1.9M Cumulative:$19.4M Disney -59.06%

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