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Christopher Isherwood

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  • A Single Man

    A Single Man
    Set in 1962, Colin Firth stars as George - a college professor suffering from the tragic loss of his beloved partner, Jim (Matthew Goode). Finally at his wit's end and full of pain that won't go away, George has decided to end it all, but life keeps...
  • 'A Single Man'

    'A Single Man'
    We're always looking for those performances that truly define an actor, where we can sit back and simply watch the talent soar. For Colin Firth, "A Single Man" is that film. Until now probably best known for his work in the "Bridget Jones" films -- the...
  • Tastemakers

    Tastemakers
    In the hands of the right designer, costumes can illuminate onscreen characters with jarring and immediate elegance. Phillips, the Oscar-nominated costume designer for Walk the Line, who’s also behind the looks for 3:10 to Yuma and Hedwig and the Angry...
  • Finding inspiration across the room

    Finding inspiration across the room
    "Have you ever tried Okinawan sake?" It wasn't a question. Not the way the giant Korean dude said it. Not the way he and his band of long-haired, tattooed, well-armed friends stood around grinning like something fun was about to happen, like the haole...
  • Evan Wright: Going where the wild things are

    Evan Wright: Going where the wild things are
    For most people, spending time with a violent, Tabasco-guzzling Oregon anarchist, a teenage member of the Aryan Brotherhood, opera-loving lawyers whose dog fatally mauled an innocent woman and an eternally wired, drugged-out Hollywood agent would not be...
  • Fall preview: books

    Fall preview: books
    Fall, it seems, starts earlier every year. Certainly, that's true of publishing: Jonathan Franzen's "Freedom" — arguably the big book of the season — has been a topic of discussion since mid-August, while other anticipated titles (Tom...
  • "The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham: A Biography" by Selina Hastings

    "The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham: A Biography" by Selina Hastings
    "The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham: A Biography" By Selina Hastings Random House, Inc., 640 pages, $35 In 1953 Sir Gerald Kelly, the President of the Royal Academy, organized a dinner in honor of Queen Elizabeth II’s visit to that august...
  • Book review: 'The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham' by Selina Hastings

    Book review: 'The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham' by Selina Hastings
    The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham A Biography Selina Hastings Random House: 640 pp., $35 The story of William Somerset Maugham, the stammering young boy who became a doctor and then the world's most famous writer since Dickens, has often been told,...
  • "The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University" by Louis Menand

    "The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University" by Louis Menand
    "The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University" By Louis Menand W. W. Norton & Company, $24.95, 174 pages In "A Single Man" Tom Ford's ethereal adaptation of Christopher Isherwood's 1964 novel, Colin Firth plays an...
  • Toronto shocker: Tom Ford admits to being 'ecstatic' to work with Harvey Weinstein

     
    Harvey Weinstein is a man with a love for film and for fashion, so it's not surprising that his twin passions have finally joined forces with the news that the Weinstein Co. has plunked down $1 million plus for the......
  • Elmore Leonard to receive lifetime achievement award from PEN USA

     
    Elmore Leonard will receive PEN USA's lifetime achievement award at a December ceremony, the organization announced today. Leonard is the author of 43 novels; his most recent, "Road Dogs," was an L.A. Times bestseller. His fiction -- with swift prose........