When the clock struck midnight early Friday, fans of the wildly anticipated movie “The Hunger Games,” based on the young-adult series by Suzanne Collins, cheered as they flooded more than 2,000 screenings across the country. Jeffrey Brown discusses the movie’s appeal and buzz with The Atlantic’s Jen Doll. Continue reading
First a bestselling book, then a popular blog and soon to be a public radio show, the phenomenon that is “Freakonomics” is the brain child of University of Chicago economist Steven Levitt and journalist Stephen Dubner. Now, “Freakonomics” is a movie.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is set to donate $100 million to the Newark, N.J., school system as a new movie comes out documenting the rise of the social networking site. Ray Suarez has more. Continue reading
A Supreme Court case that originally focused on a movie that was critical of Hillary Clinton during the 2008 presidential election is being reconsidered and could potentially change how corporate donations to political campaigns are regulated. Continue reading
The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case Tuesday centering on whether a documentary on Hillary Clinton should be classified as a political ad, making it subject to campaign finance laws. The National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle describes the case and its arguments. Continue reading