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  • 'A Haunted House 2′ Conjures Up Improvisation

    Marlon Wayans loves comedy.
  • Tribeca Festival films go behind the scenes in fashion, dance and theater

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - From final fittings at a famous Parisian fashion house to rehearsals for a young choreographer's new work for the New York City Ballet and a global tour of "Richard III," documentaries at the Tribeca Film Festival give viewers the...

    Getting to the long and short of Lydia Davis in 'Can't and Won't'

    "A fire does not need to be called warm or red," Lydia Davis writes late in her sixth collection of short stories, "Can't and Won't." "Remove many more adjectives." Such a line can be read as both an observation and an artist statement, a writer's call to...

    'John Wayne' rides high in Scott Eyman's astute biography

     'John Wayne' rides high in Scott Eyman's astute biography
    Almost every great movie doubles as an allegory for its own creation. Think of Francis Ford Coppola going up the river and around the bend to make "Apocalypse Now." Or Dalton Trumbo having Kirk Douglas shout "I am Spartacus!" to reclaim his identity...

    Robert Lautner on writing, endings and guns

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Novelist Robert Lautner chronicles the adventures of a young boy and the impact of the invention of Samuel Colt's revolving handgun in "Road to Reckoning," a coming-of-age tale set during the great depression of the 1830s. Lautner'...