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  1. Does James Rodríguez Fit In at Real Madrid?

    Mike L. Goodman

    Normal rules do not apply to Real Madrid. President Florentino Perez laughs at your Moneyball. He mocks your concerns over things like value. Real Madrid are different. They are the best team. They have the most money. Whoever they want, they...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  2. ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ Trailer: Let My People Go (t...

    Zach Dionne

    Ridley Scott is doing everything he can to stay unpredictable in his seventies. His last few films have included an Alien sorta-prequel, a Robin Hood remake, a CIA thriller, and a batshit-crazy Cormac McCarthy project. Now it's time for a biblic...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  3. No One Will Ever Kill 'American Gladiators'

    Zach Dionne

    American Gladiators, which came back for two quick seasons in 2008, is being revived once again."It's a little darker, more intense, more serious. It's a little less red, white and blue," executive producer Arthur Smith ...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  4. Report: David Fincher Wants Christian Bale to Be Steve Jobs

    Zach Dionne

    So sayeth The Wrap: "Fincher recently met with Sony's Amy Pascal to discuss the possibility of directing the film, and told her, in no uncertain terms, that he'd only take the reins of the project if Bale plays Jobs." Really? Beca...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  5. Afternoon Links: Louis C.K. and Jerry Seinfeld Took a Lovely Boat...

    Zach Dionne

    Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Jerry Seinfeld's clunkily titled web series, is back for a third season with a Louis C.K. premiere. Info obtained: Louis says he's mulling seven or eight seasons for Louie, Steven Wright hung out while C.K. wrote som...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  6. Screwballs With Screwy Hair: American Hustle's Wackadoo Historica...

    Molly Lambert

    Coiffure is the unbilled star of American Hustle. The baroque late-'70s hairstyles accentuate each characters' personality and provide an exclamation point to every joke. Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper) has a tightly coiled perm that makes his head lo...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  7. YouTube Hall of Fame: Ridiculous Hair

    Grantland Staff

    Don't get us wrong — we're very excited about David O. Russell's American Hustle, which gets its limited release this weekend. We're just equally excited about the hair in American Hustle, and we can't wait for J-Law's towering updo and C-Bale'...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  8. Christian Bale and the Age of the Invisible Movie Star

    Sean Fennessey

    "What do you hope to do next?" "I don't know. I want to do another film. Definitely." What a nice young man. That is a 13-year-old Christian Bale talking with Gene Shalit in 1987, carving a career path with good cheer. In his first-ever te...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  9. New Movies from the Coen Bros., Judi Dench, and Christian Bale

    Wesley Morris

    The Coen Brothers, Dame Judi Dench, and a mess starring Christian Bale and Casey Affleck.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2013
  10. Champions League Pass & Move: Taking a Chance on Chances

    Mike L. Goodman and Spike Friedman

    A look back at the week's Champions League action. United's Lack of Ambition Mike L. Goodman: It's not that Manchester United didn't create much on the road against a mediocre Real Sociedad team that fans should find alarming. It's the fact that...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  11. About Last Night: Oh, New York, Oh, New York, No

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy finding the perfect throwback NFL tie for your big media appearance, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: The Knicks continued their early-season troubles, as they fell 102-97 to the Charlotte Bobcats while losing d...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  12. We Went There: Wales-Belgium World Cup Qualifier

    Noah Davis

    In retrospect, I should have seen the warning signs. The mission didn't seem difficult: Watch Belgium play among a mass of cheering, flag-waving, jersey-clad Belgians. I was going to be in Belgium, after all, which is in Europe, which means — r...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  13. Premier League Pass & Move: We Don't Know What We Don't Know

    Grantland Staff

    A look at the weekend's Premier League action. Brad Guzan: American Messi Ryan O'Hanlon: Brad Guzan has more assists than any American in the English Premier League. Brad Guzan has more assists than Gareth Bale. Brad Guzan is the American Messi. ...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  14. Watch the Audition Tape That Sold Christopher Nolan on Christian ...

    Zach Dionne

    Here are some fun things the critics called Christian Bale's take-you-right-out-of-the-moment-and-dare-you-not-to-laugh-during-this-serious-movie Batman voice: "a strangulated wheeze," "absurdly deep, like a 10-year-old putting on an 'adult' voice to...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  15. The Outsiders: Understanding Tottenham Hotspur's Daring Rebuildin...

    Mike L. Goodman

    Soccer is a world of haves and have-nots. The richest teams in the world, by and large, are also the most successful. For the Real Madrids, Manchester Citys, and Chelseas, the summer transfer window has become a time for almost ritualistic restocking...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  16. About Last Weekend: Welcome Back, Football

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy laboring like a laborer, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: College football's opening weekend is in the books, and the marquee matchup went to Clemson as the Tigers protected their home field in a 38-35 win ove...

    Blog | September 02, 2013