If you’re still trying to decide whether or not to check out e-books from the library, consider what can happen (in obscure French libraries) when you stick with physical volumes: An American, doing research at the Humanist Library in Selestat, France, just found a first edition of Martin Luther’s On the Freedom of a Christian that includes handwritten revisions by the great reformer himself, reported the BBC.
The book, published in the early 1500s, includes “around 50 notes written in red by Luther himself, indicating changes he wanted for a second edition.” ... Discuss
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Reese Witherspoon is in talks to produce and star in a live action movie about the classic Disney character Tinker Bell. Though not many details about Tink have been released yet, initial reports make it sound like a possible origins story: “Like Maleficent, this Tinker Bell tale is conceived as ‘the story you don’t know,’ and will offer a new perspective on the character.” The new movie is being written by Victoria Strouse, the same screenwriter working on the upcoming Pixar sequel Finding Dory ... Discuss
If you find yourself in the suburb of Brisbane, Australia, possibly playing a round of golf on the local course, you may run across the most swoll marsupial that side of the equator. “Dave” or “Big Buck” as he has come to be known to locals is evidently friendly enough, though honestly, who is going to get close enough to that jacked kangaroo to find out his real disposition ... Discuss
The release of Jurassic World may still be a few weeks away, but at least you have this new, 2-minute featurette to hold you over. Listen to Chris Pratt, Steven Spielberg and more of the minds behind the reboot explain why you should be getting excited for June 12 ... Discuss
Have mercy. The executive producer of Netflix’s upcoming TGIF spin-off Fuller House has announced that the Tanner family won’t be fully reunited as we had hoped. In a statement released to The Hollywood Reporter, Robert L. Boyett said, “Although Ashley and Mary-Kate will not be a part of Fuller House, I know how much Full House has meant to them and they are still very much considered family." So far, John Stamos, Dave Coulier, Candace Cameron-Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber are officially signed on for the series, with Bob Saget and Lori Loughlin currently in talks to appear as well ... Discuss