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'Mary Queen of Scots' is a fresh, feminist take on a story you think you know and Saoirse Ronan is brilliant

11 days ago   |   By Business Insider

“Mary Queen of Scots” is one of the most surprising movies of the year.
The movie, which stars Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Guy Pearce and David Tennant, starts off slow but is a thrilling historical drama that stands out from others in its genre due to its relevant feminist perspective and a fresh take on characters we've seen on screen over and over again. It's one of the best movies of the year, though we weren't expecting it to be at all.
Based on John Guy's biography Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart (which you, like me, may purchase as you leave the theater), that...
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Business owner offers $4 million in Christmas bonuses to employees

Business owner offers $4 million in Christmas bonuses to employees

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Humanity has racked up extraordinary feats of spaceflight since NASA's first...

Humanity has racked up extraordinary feats of spaceflight since NASA's first moon mission 50 years ago. Here are the greatest hits

December 21 marks the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 8 moon mission, which was the first crewed flight to the moon. Humanity has since racked up an impressive list of firsts... Read more ...

The White House implied Trump cares about Cohen's lies, but not Flynn's...

The White House implied Trump cares about Cohen's lies, but not Flynn's, because Cohen's directly implicated the president

The White House on Tuesday seemed to imply President Donald Trump does not care if people closely associated with him break the law by lying to the FBI, as long as the... Read more ...

Celebrities mourn the death of beloved actress and director Penny Marshall

Celebrities mourn the death of beloved actress and director Penny Marshall

Penny Marshall died Monday night from complications from diabetes at 75 years old. She was known for starring on "Laverne & Shirley" and directing films, including "A League of... Read more ...

ALAN GREENSPAN: The bull market is over and investors should 'run for cover'

ALAN GREENSPAN: The bull market is over and investors should 'run for cover'

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said in an interview with CNN that stock-market investors should "run for cover" amid the recent volatility. He also said that a... Read more ...

COO Sheryl Sandberg admits Facebook needs to 'do more' to protect civil rights

COO Sheryl Sandberg admits Facebook needs to 'do more' to protect civil rights

Civil rights groups are calling for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg to resign from the company's board. The calls come after a new report detailed how... Read more ...

Trump Foundation Shutting Down Amid Allegations Money Used For Personal Benefit

Trump Foundation Shutting Down Amid Allegations Money Used For Personal Benefit

President Donald Trump has agreed to shut down his family's embattled Trump Foundation, following investigators' allegations the charity misused funds by directing them to Mr... Read more ...

SpaceX is reportedly raising $500 million with help from Tesla's largest...

SpaceX is reportedly raising $500 million with help from Tesla's largest shareholder

SpaceX is eyeing a $500 million funding round that values the company at more than $30 billion, the Wall Street Journal reports. Baillie Gifford, a century-old Scottish... Read more ...

The controversial engineer at the center of the Uber-Waymo case claims he...

The controversial engineer at the center of the Uber-Waymo case claims he drove across the country in a self-driving car

Anthony Levandowski , a former Uber engineer who was at the center of Waymo 's lawsuit against the company, told The Guardian that he drove across the country in a vehicle... Read more ...

The best men's wallets you can buy

The best men's wallets you can buy

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