Rian Johnson’s Favorite Films & the Films that Inspired The Last Jedi

Disney's The Last Jedi (Star Wars - Episode IIX), starring Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, and the late Carrie Fisher, is scheduled to be released this December.  The eagerly awaited film is written and directed by the talented Rian Johnson, writer and director of Looper, The Brothers Bloom, and indie-favorite, Brick.  Below is a selection of films …

WSJ’s Jason Zweig – Best Books for Investors

After reading approximately 2,000 books concerning investing and investment strategies, The Wall Street Journal's Jason Zweig opines that only a select handful are worth reading.  The following books are those highlighted by Zweig as excellent resources for anyone interested in investing in securities (click on the book images for more information).  For more on Zweig, …

Dennis Lehane’s Favorite Books

Dennis Lehane is the author of the classic Kenzie-Gennaro series (A Drink Before the War; Sacred; Gone, Baby, Gone; Darkness Take My Hand; and Moonlight Mile), The Drop, Mystic River, Shutter Island, and The Given Day.  Lehane is also credited with writing several episodes of HBO's acclaimed series The Wire.  Currently, Lehane teaches advanced fIction writing at Harvard University.  Below is a selection of some …

Warren Buffett’s Favorite Books

Renowned investors invariably share one common trait: they are voracious readers.  Indeed, as successful investors will attest, investing intelligently in securities requires a sound intellectual framework for making decisions.  Warren Buffett, one of the world's wealthiest individuals with a net worth of $74.5 billion at the time of this writing, famously read between 600 - …