EXCLUSIVE: Our House is based on Matt Osterman’s 2010 sci-fi pic Ghost From The Machine which was handled by XYZ Films. The company is now teaming with Davis Entertainment to update it as Our House starring Thomas Mann (Me And Earl And The Dying Girl) and helmed by Anthony Scott Burns in his feature directing debut. Show More Summary
"The apolitical does not exist—everything is politics," says a character from the Thomas Mann novel "The Magic Mountain." The dictum also captures one of the main arguments wielded against teachers unions in the Supreme Court case Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association.
Delta-2 is a steroid that’s featured heavily in the new documentary called The Dark Side. Charlie Sly, a Texas-based pharmacist, said Delta-2 is a steroid that’s great for strength gains. Charlie Sly, Peyton Manning, His Wife And ‘The...Show More Summary
Some truly brilliant minds attempted to adapt Thomas Harris’ Hannibal Lecter-centered novels to the screen, including Ridley Scott, Jonathan Demme, and Michael Mann, but none quite captured, bottled, and presented the essence of the wicked words on the page quite like show runner Bryan Fuller. Loosely based on The Red Dragon, Hannibal, and Hannibal Rising, […]
Mann considered Joseph and His Brothers his “pyramid,” the monument that would withstand the decades and centuries as smaller works were ground to dust. Indeed, it is enormous: sixteen years to write, 1500 pages, four volumes, and it recounts one of the central stories in all of Western civilization. Yet it is probably the least-read Continue Reading
Underrated/Overrated: In the Underrated/Overrated column in the Nov. 8 Calendar section, the writer of the 2015 film "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" was listed as Thomas Mann. The film and the novel it was based upon were written by Jesse Andrews. If you believe that we have made an error, or you...
Monterey Media has acquired North American distribution rights to indie drama Memoria starring Sam Dillon, Thomas Mann, and James Franco. The film, written and directed by Nina Ljeti and Vladimir de Fontenay and based on a short story...Show More Summary
Francis Wilkinson: Political scientists Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein are longtime scholars of American politics in general and the U.S. Congress in particular. They were among the first mainstream analysts, and arguably the most influential,...Show More Summary
Chart showing the widening ideological gulf between House Republicans and Democrats, thanks to the GOP's extremism Norm Ornstein and Thomas Mann are no partisan hacks: They're two of the most respected political analysts in Washington, DC. Show More Summary
Bel Powley steps out in a flowy dress for Variety’s 10 To Watch Mentor Brunch during the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival on Sunday (October 11) in East Hampton, New York. The 23-year-old actress was joined by Thomas Mann, Christopher Abbott, Keith Stanfield chef Bobby Flay, and HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent where they met [...]
In the Boston area tomorrow night (10/8) from 5-7 PM? Come to MIT see io9 founder Annalee Newitz in conversation with Charles C. Mann, author of the amazing book 1491. Moderated by history author Thomas Levenson, the discussion will focus on how studying the past can help us plan for the future. [MIT Communications Forum] Read more...
Kong, this is not 'Nam, there are rules. The cast of KONG: SKULL ISLAND has grown - considerably - with the addition of John Goodman, who today has officially climbed aboard the Jordan Vogt-Roberts adventure film. Goodman joins Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell in the film, while Samuel L. Show More Summary
Compassion is a word that sounds good in anybody's mouth...It's a quality that no one can put his finger on in any exact critical sense, so the word is always safe for anybody to use. Thomas Mann has said that the grotesque is the true anti-bourgeois style, but I think the kind of hazy, compassion demanded of the writer now makes it difficult for him to be anti-anything.
In Page To Screen, we compare a movie to the book that spawned it. The analysis goes into deep detail about specific plot points—in other words, you’ve been warned. Thomas Harris’ Red Dragon (1981), Michael Mann’s Manhunter (1986), and...Show More Summary
Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke, and RJ Cyler hit the red carpet at the UK premiere of their critically acclaimed movie Me and Earl and the Dying Girl on Wednesday (August 19) at Somerset House in London, England. The three stars have been touring around Europe this week to promote the film, which was just slated [...]
At Full Stop, a new piece by Anne Boyer called “This Imaginary Half-Nothing: Time” reveals her reading-time during sick-time, and the connections therein (Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain met Christa Wolf’s The Quest for Christa T. in the end), including also John Donne’s work on his deathbed, Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions; and Ingeborg Bachmann’s Malina, […]
Byron Mann's Twitter: @Byron_Mann, Photo by Kevin Thomas Photography Byron Mann is the new guy on the set of AMC's Hell on Wheels. Byron also stars in the Lionsgate actioner ABSOLUTION opposite Steven Seagal which was just released on DVD/Bluray. Show More Summary
The (€25,000) Thomas-Mann-Preis has been around for ages (well, in one form or another -- it's actually apparently only been the 'Thomas-Mann-Preis' one year (2008) and is currently officially the: 'Thomas Mann Preis der Hansestadt Lübeck...Show More Summary
"I... love the man, his serenely contemplative, kindly-mischievous air, the fine, deep glance of his poor weak eyes, which with their blueness light up the gaunt, sharply cut face..."
I told you I’d be back with a review of the film adaptation of Pittsburgh-native Jesse Andrews‘ debut novel Me and Earl and the Dying Girl. In case you need a refresher on the plot, Greg (Thomas Mann) and Earl … Continue reading ?