‘Borat’ Breakout Maria Bakalova To Star In Movie ‘Electra’ – The Hamden Journal

EXCLUSIVE: Oscar nominee Maria Bakalova (Borat 2) has been set to star with Daryl Wein (Something From Tiffany’s), Jack Farthing (Poldark), and Abigail Cowen (Fate: The Winx) in under-the-radar drama-thriller Electra, which has begun production in Italy. Hala Matar is making her feature directorial debut on the project, which will follow a journalist who travels to Rome to interview … Read more

New Yorkers say state, country, democracy heading south: poll

New Yorkers say state, country, democracy heading south: poll

New Yorkers say the state, country … and democracy itself are heading in the wrong direction, a Siena Poll released Wednesday finds. Just 14% of respondents to the survey of 655 likely voters say they are “very optimistic” about the “state of our democracy” when asked between Sept. 16-25, while a 52% majority said they … Read more

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Biogen and Lilly: How I’m Playing the Alzheimer’s Drug Stocks Game

Biogen and Lilly: How I'm Playing the Alzheimer's Drug Stocks Game

Eureka!?!   Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biotech Biogen ( BIIB) and Japanese drug maker Eisai ( ESALY) reported on Wednesday morning that their experimental Alzheimer’s disease treatment had met the main goal of a late-stage clinical trial. The candidate, Lecanemab, reduced the pace of cognitive decline in patients diagnosed with early-stage disease by 27% over 18 months … Read more

Cate Blanchett Gives the Performance of Her Career in ‘TÁR’ — Watch the Final Trailer

Cate Blanchett Gives the Performance of Her Career in ‘TÁR’ — Watch the Final Trailer

Cate Blanchett plays a conductor who orchestrates her own undoing in Todd Field’s return to filmmaking, “TÁR.” It’s her career-best performance since she told Therese Belivet “I like the hat” in 2015’s “Carol,” and her latest role allows her to dig into the sinews of her gifts while also reflecting on her own public-figure status … Read more