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The Queen of Versailles

The Cloyne Queen of Coping

Sarah Barness | Posted 07.31.2013 | College
Sarah Barness

It wasn't until late into my first semester at UC Berkeley that I found the thing that would simultaneously scare me shitless, and define my entire college career -- Cloyne Court Hotel.

WATCH: 'Queen Of Versailles' Star Confesses To 'A Couple' Dates With Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business

Jackie Siegel, star of the documentary "Queen of Versailles," mastermind of America's largest home, and wife of timeshare mogul David Siegel, sat down...

WATCH: 'Queen Of Versailles' Star Confesses To 'A Couple' Dates With Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business

Jackie Siegel, star of the documentary "Queen of Versailles," mastermind of America's largest home, and wife of timeshare mogul David Siegel, sat down...

The Year's Best Documentaries

AP | Posted 03.17.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The AIDS chronicle "How to Survive a Plague" and the military rape study "The Invisible War" are among nominees for the documentar...

Life's Different for the Super Rich

George Heymont | Posted 02.22.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Earlier this year, OpenTab Productions presented the West Coast premiere of Enron 2012. Using some superb puppets designed by Miyaka Cochrane, the production was directed by Ben Euphrat with a fury appropriate to the greedy tale of what happened to "the smartest guys in the room."

The Best Films About The Financial Crisis

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 01.30.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "Killing Them Softly" is a stylish and violent dark comedy about low-level gangsters and thugs, set squarely within the U.S. econo...

Exclusive Deleted Scene From 'The Queen Of Versailles'

Posted 11.13.2012 | Arts

"The Queen of Versailles," a recent documentary by filmmaker Lauren Greenfield, follows the story of mega-billionaires Jackie and David Siegel, owners...

Film Autopsy: The Queen Of Versailles

Posted 01.01.2013 | College

Professors Kevin Anderson and Salman Hameed discuss and debate all the 'hype' behind Lauren Greenfield's latest documentary "The Queen Of Versailles."...

I'm With Stupid: Trying to Influence Elections, One Threat at a Timeshare

Todd Hartley | Posted 12.12.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

The poor and the middle class don't have a problem with the American Dream, and they don't hate the rich. They'd like to be rich some day, and with hard work and a couple of breaks, they still believe they can get there.

Yes, Virginia, There Is Life After the London Olympics

David Wild | Posted 10.09.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

Soon the 2012 Olympics will end, and the games of life as we know it will continue. Here are five things I love right now that may help fill up all of our lives in between the Closing Ceremonies and the raging amusement parks of the Conventions.

Florida Mogul: I Was 'Personally Responsible' For Bush's 2000 Victory

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

Chalk this one up as an unfortunate slip-of-tongue. David Siegel, the Florida real estate mogul behind timeshare company Westgate Resorts, claims t...

Movie Review: The Queen of Versailles

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.19.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Schadenfreude is a tempting thing. That's particularly true when dealing with characters like the ones at the center of Lauren Greenfield's stunning documentary, The Queen of Versailles.

Construction Stalled For Biggest House In America

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.16.2012 | Money

All it takes it 90,000 square-feet, 45-foot ceilings, and doors and window frames with $4 million price tags to build the biggest house in America. ...

The Queen of Versailles Movie Review

Zorianna Kit | Posted 09.15.2012 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

Versailles originally started off as a documentary following a wealthy Florida couple, David and Jackie Siegel, who were building the biggest home in America. But as filmmaker Lauren Greenfield chronicled their opulent lifestyle, the recession hit.

The Los Angeles Film Festival

John Lopez | Posted 08.13.2012 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

The Los Angeles Film Festival kicks off this week downtown with an eclectic slate of alternative stimulation. Run by Film Independent, the LAFF has a more chill, familial air than Sundance, and unlike Sundance, you can usually get tickets.