The Social Network
The British monarchy saga “The King’s Speech” leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations.
It seems only fitting that, at a Golden Globes ceremony where the host humorously insulted nearly every A-lister in the room, the big winner was a movie about a guy who riles up everyone on campus with his new and invasive Web site.
New York City’s own Robert De Niro, an eight-time Globe nominee who won a best-actor prize there for “Raging Bull,” will receive the group’s Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the 68th Annual Golden Globe awards Jan. 16.
Facebook is redesigning the profile pages of its 500 million-plus users to make it more of a reflection of their real lives and emphasize one of the site’s most popular features, photos.
Fear has taken hold at the box office with a $41.5 million debut for scary movie “Paranormal Activity 2,” according to studio estimates Sunday.
New Jersey students were among the best in the nation by such standards as test scores and graduation rates, but the public schools were also among the nation’s most expensive to run.
Booker appeared in Manhattan on Monday with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg at the “Education Nation” Summit.
The money hasn’t even arrived, but it’s already creating a buzz in Newark, where three out of five third-graders can’t read and write at their grade level.
Talk about picking up some new friend requests.