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Aug 12, 2010

A Minute With: “Eat Pray Love” director Ryan Murphy

By Courtney Hoffman

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters Life!) – Writer, director Ryan Murphy has built a Hollywood career making dark movies and television shows, including cosmetic surgery drama “Nip/Tuck.”

But in 2009, Murphy’s career kicked into high gear with the upbeat TV comedy “Glee,” and now he’s taken his career even higher by writing and directing mainstream, big-budget movie “Eat Pray Love,” starring Julia Roberts and Javier Bardem.

Aug 10, 2010

Stars of “Eat Pray Love” say it changed lives

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Who hasn’t wanted to do it? Pack bags and catch a plane to a faraway land. Escape the world, reflect on life and reclaim your soul from modern fast foods, hectic careers and speed dating.

New movie “Eat Pray Love” debuts in U.S. theaters on Friday as among the most highly-anticipated films of the summer. It is based on best-selling memoir of Elizabeth Gilbert and her globe-trotting quest for self-discovery after divorce.

Jun 26, 2010

New Apple iPhone hard to find, but not impossible

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s newest iPhone flew off store shelves, but lucky shoppers still managed on Friday to get their hands on one at least a dozen stores across the United States.

The smartphone appeared to be sold out for walk-in purchases at the vast majority of Apple outlets in the United States a day after it launched, the latest sign Apple was having a hard time meeting demand.

Jun 24, 2010

Sleep-deprived Apple fans brave rain for iPhone 4

TOKYO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Hundreds of fans flocked to stores in Japan to be the first buyers of the iPhone 4 as Apple(AAPL.O: Quote, Profile, Research) rolls out the red-hot smartphone in five of the world’s six largest economies on Thursday.

Sales of the iPhone 4, which boasts a higher-quality screen and longer battery life than the previous model, have blown past expectations, overloading systems and causing Apple and carriers to halt taking pre-orders as supplies run out.

Jun 16, 2010

New playdate, same ol’ Woody, Buzz in ‘Toy Story 3′

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Hollywood’s favourite toys have been shelved for more than a decade, but Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, the stars of “Toy Story 3″, say it feels like no time has passed since Sheriff Woody and Buzz Lightyear last went on an adventure.

But ahead of the movie’s U.S. debut on Friday, it is easy to see that Tinseltown and animation have changed a lot since “Toy Story 2″ hit screens in 1999 and, certainly, since 1995’s original “Toy Story” started a revolution in animated movies.