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It is a bit startling to realize just how successful Rodney Dangerfield’s film Back To School, in which he plays a self-made millionaire who goes, you know, back to school, was when it first came out. It made $91 million domestically. That’s more than Aliens, for god’s sake.
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- Alex McLevy
The SAG-aftra Foundation has announced it will bestow its Actors Inspiration Award to critically-acclaimed actress and philanthropist Kate Winslet, highlighting her career achievements and honoring her charitable work.
The nonprofit’s Patron of the Artists Awards celebration will also honor director/producer Judd Apatow, Academy Award winning director Kathryn Bigelow, and Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos for their roles in supporting actors and performing artists in their careers. The event takes place Thursday, November 9, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills.
Academy Award winning actress Kate Winslet has brought to life some of cinema’s most captivating and memorable roles. Her resume consists of critically and commercially acclaimed work including Steve Jobs, Little Children, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Iris, Titanic, and Sense and Sensibility, as well as a span of awards and honors that illustrate her talent and solidify her permanent place in cinema history. »
The Grammy Foundation was established in 1989 to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of recorded music to American culture — from the artistic and technical legends of the past to the still unimagined musical breakthroughs of future generations of music professionals.
The Foundation accomplishes this mission through programs and activities that engage the music industry and cultural community as well as the general public. The Foundation works in partnership year-round with The Recording Academy to bring national attention to important issues such as the value and impact of music and arts education and the urgency of preserving our rich cultural heritage.
Areas of work Creative Arts Read more about Grammy Foundation's work and celebrity supporters. Related articles Attention Country Music Fans: The Grammy Charities Auction Is For YouGrammy Auction Has Something For EverybodyIt's Business »
Back to school! Prince George, the 4-year-old son of Prince William and Kate Middleton, attended his first day of school at Thomas’s Battersea in London on Thursday with his father by his side. The precious young royal sported his school’s navy uniform of a sweater with red accents, a light blue shirt, and shorts. His […] »
Labor Day weekend is the time to start stocking up your closet with amazing fall finds (especially when major retailers are offering the best sales of the season). And while you’re shopping all of the holiday weekend deals, don’t about your jewelry box. Our go-to right now? Henri Bendel, which is offering an extra 10 percent off some of its prettiest pieces at dramatically slashed prices. We picked out our favorite items in the selection (all under $100) to give your accessories a glam update.
Get more bang for your buck with this double-duty bracelet. The cuff’s »
- Colleen Kratofil
Mayim Bialik is reminding kids that learning about science can be fun!
Teaming up with YouTube Kids for their Back to School campaign, The Big Bang Theory star combined her passion for both science and entertainment and has created a playlist with some of the best science educational videos available in the platform’s gargantuan video library.
Topics range from an explanation of gravity to the world’s ugliest animal (hint: it’s the blob fish).
- Liam Berry
We were big fans of “Freakish” Season 1 on Hulu and have been anxiously awaiting word on when we’ll be able to check out Season 2. If you’re in the same boat, we have some good news for you today!… Continue Reading →
The post Head Back to School in October with Hulu’s Freakish Season 2 appeared first on Dread Central. »
- Debi Moore
Back to school shopping can cost a fortune, but making a budget and buying things on sale can seriously save you a ton of money! Read expert tips on how to save on back to school must-haves here! »
- Dory Larrabee-Zayas
Back to school season can be so fun and exciting, but also so expensive. You can look and feel like you have a new wardrobe without spending a dime with these easy-to-follow celebrity stylist tips! »
- Dory Larrabee-Zayas
Was there anything hotter than Wonder Woman this summer? The sun didn't even come close, no matter what James Cameron might think of the movie. And Warner Bros. knows it has a phenomenon on its hands. As evident in a new sneak peek video at their upcoming animated adventure The Lego Ninjago Movie. Wonder Woman gets a cameo while other girl-centric DC heroes get a shoutout.
Lego Ninjago is the third movie in Warner Bros. ever-expanding Lego Cinematic Universe. It follows The Lego Movie and Lego Batman, which were two huge hits for the studio. Now comes Lego Ninjago, which is based on the toyline of the same name which comes from Lego. This preview is all about going back to school, which is on the minds of most kids at the moment.
The movie follows a secret ninja team who are tasked with saving the world from the evil Garmadon (Justin Theroux). Here, »
Back to school or back to bingeing? Now that summer is winding down, kids are headed back to class and Halloween candy is already in grocery stores, we can’t wait to cozy up with everything pumpkin spice flavored we can get our hands on and stream fall TV and new movies on Netflix. The anticipated third season of Netflix original “Narcos” arrives Sept. 1, so start growing out your Pablo Escobar mustache now. The cult favorite “Bojack Horseman” returns with its fourth season on Sept. 8, and you’ll have new episodes of the “Full House” spinoff, “Fuller House,” on Sept. »
- Ashley Boucher
For many kids, there's nothing scarier than "back to school" commercials, and with another autumn nearly upon us, the streaming service Shudder has highlighted a set of horror films that are perfect for that time of year when trapper keepers (they're still a thing, right?) and backpacks are in high demand. Also in today's Horror Highlights is another contest from our friends at Comet TV, initial details on the Windy City Horrorama, release info for Bad Exorcists, and the short horror film Lost Soul.
Shudder's "Back to School" Collection: "Pop Quiz: What's a synonym for "hell".? Answer: School - at least for the kids in these tales of homeroom horror. They've got to deal with twisted teachers, ghoulish gym classes and phantom pep rallies, all before lunch. A few hours with these scared students and you'll soon be praying for the bell to ring."
To check out Shudder's "Back to School" film collection, »
- Derek Anderson
DonorsChoose.org grew out of a Bronx high school where teachers experienced first-hand the scarcity of learning materials in our public schools.
The charity allows the public to make donations which go directly to funding school projects- from buying pencils for writing clubs to providing microscopes for biology classes.
How you can help
See what projects you can help support here!
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Back to school time is almost here and for many parents, that means a welcome break from kid-filled summer days.
The easiest way to relax and unwind once the little ones are back in class is also one of the simplest: make your home a sanctuary of calm. The bedroom is the natural spot to put some chill practices into place, including a few easy design fixes that you can do in a day.
Changing out your sheets for something a little »
- People Staff
The summer has swiftly flown by, and the back-to-school season is suddenly upon us. Although it may not be time for you to stock up on desk supplies just yet, you can still take advantage of the sales that your favorite stores are running for the occasion. If you’re not quite ready to admit that fall is looming, take advantage of one of the many retailers offering discounted patio necessities so you can soak up every last minute of sun.
No matter what you’re on the hunt for, one of these weekend sales is sure to check it »
- Megan Stein
Back to school shopping was always my favorite time of the year, but getting everything you need can seriously add up! Here's how to shop within your budget. »
- Dory Larrabee-Zayas
We are at the halfway mark of summer here in Toronto and two things are already happening. Stores are loading up on Back to School supplies (I've seen young children crumple in tears at the foot of such displays) and the Toronto International Film Festival starts announcing lineups (only tears of joy for this one). Today the festival announced the Documentary, Short Cuts and Midnight Madness lineups. Screen Daily got the jump on the news. Of personal interest is the Midnight Madness lineup. What am I willing to stay up all hours of the night for? A few weeks ago, in a brief chat with the new Midnight Madness programmer Peter Kuplowsky, once a writer in our fold, he was not giving up any...
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Legendary Actor and Film-Maker Sammo Hung is back with a bang, teaming up with Kickboxer Actor Dennis Chan to form a new film company “Sammo Hung films“. This is very exciting news with many Projects already being planned such as To Catch a Killer, Back to School, Operation: Ground Zero, Silk Road, I-Ching Warriors, The Detrimental Protectors and the big one The Return of Lucky Stars.
The Return of Lucky Stars will bring together the old “Lucky Stars Gang”, reuniting Sammo Hung with Richard Ng, Eric Tsang and John Sham. I’m a very big fan of the Lucky Star Movies from the hard hitting Wheels On Meals to the Hilarious Winners And Sinners, i am sure The Return of Lucky Stars will be another hit for the gang. I am more confident now, we could get the Three Dragons back together for one last time, Sammo Hung, Jackie Chan and Yuen Biao. »
Hot off the success of last year’s box office record-setting smash The Mermaid, Stephen Chow brought us a sequel this Lunar New Year to his 2013 film Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons. While it set an opening day record in China, and was initially released in North America on roughly twice as many screens, it has thus far failed to match The Mermaid’s financial success. I have no idea why that is, anyone who claims to understand what makes the difference between a hit and a super-hit is a liar or a fool, but I can theorize that the film’s somewhat mixed critical response is a response to its weird hybrid nature. Not just in the ways Chow situates a sincere appreciation for religion within a goofy pop context, but in the film’s dual authorship between Chow, who co-wrote and produced, and Tsui Hark, who directed. »
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