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Fantasy (genre)

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Top Fantasy (genre) Articles

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  • Erdrich, Boo win National Book Awards

    Novelist Louise Erdrich and journalist Katherine Boo took the top prizes at the National Book Awards in New York on Wednesday night. Although set half a world apart, both women's books express what Boo described as "small stories in so-called hidden...
  • Robert Sklar dies at 74; historian broke new ground in study of American film

    Robert Sklar dies at 74; historian broke new ground in study of American film
    Robert Sklar, a film scholar known for bringing the insights of the social historian to understanding the history of American film, has died. He was 74. Sklar, who also was one of the original Rotisserie League fantasy baseball "owners" in the 1980s,...
  • Glen Howard GoodKnight II dies at 69; Tolkien enthusiast founded the Mythopoeic Society

    Glen Howard GoodKnight II dies at 69; Tolkien enthusiast founded the Mythopoeic Society
    For a man preoccupied with all things Tolkien, his name appeared invented: Glen Howard GoodKnight II. But it was authentic, down to the unexpected capital "K" that stands sentry like a castle in Middle-earth. In 1967, he was a history major at Cal...
  • Brian Jacques dies at 71; author of 'Redwall' children's fantasy novels

    Brian Jacques dies at 71; author of 'Redwall' children's fantasy novels
    Behind Brian Jacques' hugely popular "Redwall" series of children's fantasy novels was milk, tea and a bit of serendipity. As a milk deliveryman in his 40s in Liverpool, England, he was invited in for tea at one of his stops, the Royal Wavertree School...
  • Box Office: Big budget 'John Carter,' Eddie Murphy comedy bomb [Updated]

     
    In what is certain to go down as one of the biggest box office flops of the year, the $250-million-plus "John Carter" debuted with a disappointing $30.6 million this weekend. Instead, last weekend's No. 1 film, "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax," claimed the top spot...
  • 'Game of Thrones' executive producer D.B. Weiss talks Season 2, DVD

     
    "Game of Thrones" executive producer D.B. Weiss discusses the first and second seasons of the lavish HBO fantasy series. "Game of Thrones" returns to TV on April 1....
  • Around town: Malcolm McDowell's film legacy

     
    Pugnacious, daring British actor Malcolm McDowell, best known for his starring role in "A Clockwork Orange," is not only getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, he is also being feted by the American Cinematheque. Susan King looks at the...
  • 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn:' Does it send the wrong message?

     
    Kristen Stewart's "Breaking Dawn," the fourth film in Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" saga, carries an antiabortion message, say some feminist critics...
  • Art Directors Guild announces award nominees

     
    The Art Directors Guild announced its nominated films for its annual awards....
  • 'Game of Thrones' inspires ... a high fashion line?

     
    Helmut Lang's 2012 fall-winter collection has used HBO's "Game of Thrones" as its inspiration. "Game of Thrones" returns on April 1 for its second season....
  • Ravinia Roundup Aug. 16-21

     
    Ravinia season is in full swing, which means folks across Chicagoland are flocking to Highland Park to enjoy the sounds of summer at the famous …...