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The Cricket's Daily 3: 'Monuments Men' quits the Oscar race

Published October 23, 2013 7:40 am

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Here's what's being talked about in pop culture:

• George Clooney's latest directing effort, the World War II caper film "The Monuments Men," has been pushed off the end-of-year Oscar season and will open sometime in 2014. [Los Angeles Times]

• A biopic of John Belushi may be made as an indie film, to be directed by screenwriter Steve Conrad (who wrote this year's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"). [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Yivis, the Norwegian trio that swept the Internet with the catchy dance-beat song "The Fox," has a new song out, called "Massachusetts." [Entertainment Weekly]