The Cricket's Daily 3: Obama to see 'Lincoln' in White House
Here's what's happening today in pop culture â you know, besides the election:
• Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" will screen tonight at a theater you can't buy tickets for: The one in the White House. Spielberg and stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Gloria Reuben and Tommy Lee Jones are expected to attend and meet President Barack Obama. [The Hollywood Reporter]
• Louise Erdrich's "The Round House" wins the National Book Award for fiction; Katherine Boo's "Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity," won for nonfiction, while David Ferry won the poetry prize for "Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations." [NationalBook.org]
• If you watch "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" at an IMAX theater when it opens Dec. 14, you'll get a bonus: The first nine minutes of J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek Into Darkness," which opens May 17. [Entertainment Weekly]
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