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1999: The Last Great Year in Movies — Fight Club. Being John Malkovich. The Matrix. Magnolia. The Blair Witch Project. They predicted a revolution in film that never happened. By Garin Pirnia on July 22, 2014 In 1999, we were at the cusp of a new millennium, and no other medium prognosticated what was to come more than movies.

Ron Suskind on Raising an Autistic Son — Three months before his third birthday, Ron Suskind's son Owen stopped speaking. He wouldn't make eye contact, couldn't sleep well-he retreated into himself. It was autism. Second opinions, special schools, and speech therapy soon followed. But then, unexpectedly, Suskind and his wife, Cornelia, and their older son, Walter, found a way to reach Owen through Disney movies.

Robert Downey Jr. - Hollywood's Highest Paid Actor - Esquire — Robert Downey Jr. has raked in outrageous amounts of money by playing a man who rakes in outrageous amounts of money. He can thank Iron Man's Tony Stark for making him the highest-paid actor in Hollywood, according to a new Forbes list.

John Oliver Is the Brit Every American Should Watch — As a Canadian, I have always been amazed by how easy it is for the British to play Americans for suckers. British writers move to New York when they're used up-see Martin Amis, Salman Rushdie-and are treated as heroes. And there have always been far too many pretentious English actors in Hollywood operating more on accent than on talent.
Jul 22, 2014

I definitely need to DVR Sunday's episode: John Oliver Is the Brit Every American Should Watch… via @EsquireMag

Jul 21, 2014

Yep, @StephenMarche is bang on here. "John Oliver is the Brit every American should watch"