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The One Thing That Separates Silicon Valley From Everywhere Else

Mark Cuban | Posted 05.19.2014 | Business
Mark Cuban

Like Hollywood, today's nouveau entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley are looking past the pitch right in front of them to the next source of capital who will pay a higher valuation.

'The Shawati' Interviews': Producer Mohammed Al Turki

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.24.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Arab cinema has a humanity that connects deeply to its audiences, and year by year, is conquering fans all over the world. Perhaps it's because Arab films deal with women who look real, men who act real and stories that really get to the heart of the matter. As easily understood in Beirut, as in Berlin, Baltimore and Bombay.

Joan Scheckel's Renaissance

Elizabeth Baudouin | Posted 12.15.2013 | Arts
Elizabeth Baudouin

Joan Scheckel's Los Angeles based filmmaking labs are housed in the quickly developing artist hub amongst Perry Rubenstein Gallery and Regen Projects, leading the way for a new Hollywood Renaissance.

Popcorn Preview: The East

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: The East (2013) Cast includes: Brit Marlin (Arbitrage), Alexander Skarsgard (True Blood), Ellen Page (Juno), Patricia Clarkson (Shutter Island),...

China's Massive Trade Surplus: Is it Real?

Selina Wang | Posted 08.03.2013 | College
Selina Wang

China is finally losing steam after a decade of rapid economic expansion. GDP growth slowed to 7.7 percent in the first quarter, a considerable drop f...

Mohammed Al Turki: A Cinematic Bridge Between Two Worlds

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.09.2013 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

There are very few men who are equally at home at a gala in NYC, on the set of a blockbuster in Hollywood, in the front rows of Milan Fashion Week and around a souk in Riyadh.

Hollywood Diplomacy: What I Learned from Richard Gere in Abu Dhabi

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.16.2012 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

At this year's dazzling Abu Dhabi Film Festival, the celebrity buzz has been deafening. After all, it would be An Officer and a Gentleman himself Richard Gere walking the red carpet on opening night, for the film Arbitrage.

Arbitrage the Movie With a Tip of the Hat to Machiavelli, the Philosopher

Tom Alderman | Posted 11.24.2012 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

What makes this new movie so very appealing is that it dramatically reminds us the conduct code we're all taught in school and in Disney movies is more aspirational than reality.

Are Movies Better Than Ever? Actually, Yes -- Some of Them Are!

Liz Smith | Posted 11.24.2012 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

I have seen three movies I actually liked in this era of diminished movie-going. And when I went to actual movie houses last week -- well, I have to admit it cost a lot for tickets and there was almost no audience at the times attended.

Where's the Rage Over the Arbit Ragers?

Saul Landau | Posted 11.19.2012 | Entertainment
Saul Landau

In Arbitrage, we see how how Hollywood conceives of a cinematic grammar into which we can analyze the nature of the people who sparked the the financial crisis.

Susan Sarandon On Her Unique Role In 'Cloud Atlas' And Her Dogs' Twitter War

Posted 09.18.2012 | Fifty

We've seen actress Susan Sarandon play a nun in "Dead Man Walking," a murderess on the lam in "Thelma and Louise" and a betrayed rich wife in her late...

The Metamorphosis of Richard Gere -- From 'Goodbar' to 'Arbitrage'

Carole Mallory | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Age embraces him. His moves are languid. His eyes blink and twitch at all the right moments and capsulate an energy moving throughout his body that finally bursts into his mind.

Weekend Box Office: Paul Anderson Dominates With Resident Evil, and The Master Crushes in Record Limited Debut

Scott Mendelson | Posted 11.16.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The major limited release story was the record-killing debut of Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master , which earned an eye-popping $730,000 from just five theaters. That's a per-screen average of $145,949.

Scientology vs. Zombies At The Weekend Box Office

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 09.16.2012 | Entertainment

It's a good weekend if your name is Paul Anderson. Paul W.S. Anderson, architect of the seemingly unkillable "Resident Evil" franchise, saw its fifth ...

Won't Someone Cast Richard Gere In A Sci-Fi Movie?

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 09.13.2012 | Entertainment

Somebody, please cast Richard Gere in a science-fiction movie! Sure, it's hardly the first genre that comes to mind when you think of the suave, intel...

Review: Arbitrage

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

"Family -- it's what really matters," says Robert Miller (Richard Gere), or words to that effect, to a gathering in his posh Fifth Avenue townhouse that includes his wife (Susan Sarandon), grown children, grandchildren and friends, who have assembled to celebrate his 60th birthday.

Susan Sarandon: 'I Don't Think Monogamy Was Designed That Way'

Posted 08.30.2012 | Fifty

"Hope Springs" gave a lighter take on what it means to be in a long-term marriage, but audiences will be treated to a darker, suspense-filled look whe...

Looking Good: Richard Gere in 'Arbitrage'

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.15.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Richard Gere in Arbitrage does for Brioni what he did for Armani in American Gigolo. He looks good in a suit. On Sunday night for the new movie's East...

See Richard Gere's Potential 2012 Oscar Reel In First 'Arbitrage' Clip

Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment

As stated previously: believing any Oscar buzz out of the Sundance Film Festival is a fool's errand of massive proportions; after all, the journalists...

How To Win Cheap Products On Ebay: The Art Of The Bargain Buy

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In a recent arbitrage tip, we showed you the secret to making money fast by buying and selling the same thing over and over again on eBay. But there's...

William Alden

After Lehman's Collapse, 'Largest Arbitrage Ever' -- And Deals On Art

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The turmoil after Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy two years ago created a rare money-making opportunity for a certain type of debt trader, according to a ...

Robert Rubin: Amoral, Blundering ... And Still Influential in Washington

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

If there is one thing we need to accomplish for the good of our economy, it is the permanent discrediting of Robert Rubin. His policies fostered economic disaster, and in business he was a clever but irresponsibly reckless gambler.

A Primer on Gold Lending

Warren Mosler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Warren Mosler

With gold being produced in large quantities for untold years into the future it's hard to say for sure that there isn't enough gold coming to market over that time to satisfy the demand.

The Stock Market Spasm

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dr. Philip Neches

Since financial deregulation in 1999, we've suffered several episodes of extreme volatility. This will keep happening until there is more transparency and less leverage in the financial system.

Big Hedge Funds, Led By JP Morgan, Grow By 30 Percent

Financial Times | Anuj Gangahar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Assets at the largest US hedge funds grew by more than a third last year, even though three of the 10 largest funds lost a combined $24bn in assets th...