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  • Thrills, chills for Gillian Flynn in adapting 'Gone Girl'

    When Hollywood first came calling with offers to adapt her bestselling thriller "Gone Girl," author Gillian Flynn wanted to ensure that her tale of manipulation and murder would retain its sharp corners and unconventional rhythms. So she insisted that...
  • CBLDF ‘Liberty Annual 2014′: See ‘Emily and the Strangers’ excerpt

     
    Is there such a thing as too much imagination? A limit on new ideas? That's what Emily the Strange and […]...
  • A serial killer haunts Lauren Beukes' riveting 'Broken Monsters'

    A serial killer haunts Lauren Beukes' riveting 'Broken Monsters'
    Lauren Beukes' captivating "Broken Monsters" defies the standard tropes of the serial killer genre to become a thoroughly modern, supernatural thriller set against the backdrop of a crumbling American city (Detroit) attempting to piece itself back...
  • 'Absence,' 'Town,' 'Paradise' Make Rio Fest Premiere Brasil Line-Up

    MADRID - Chico Teixeira's "Absence," Daniel Aragao's "I Swear I'll Leave This Town" and Andre Ristum's "The Other Side of Paradise" world premiere in the Rio de Janeiro Intl. Film Festival's centerpiece Premiere Brasil. The Rio Fest runs Sept. 24 to Oct....
  • Henry Kissinger's 'World Order' is a timely warning

    Henry Kissinger's 'World Order' is a timely warning
    The wall-builders are winning. In an age in which advances in technology, communications and transportation have dramatically shrunk the distance between cultures and countries, in a nation that became a global superpower by assuming a leadership role...
  • Toronto is where Hollywood actors go to reinvent themselves

    Toronto is where Hollywood actors go to reinvent themselves
    The Toronto International Film Festival is Hollywood's annual showcase for its most prestigious movies, the ones that might go on to reap Oscars. For many of the big-name actors attending, though, there's a somewhat different agenda: reinvention....
  • Surviving the New World in Laila Lalami's 'The Moor's Account'

    Surviving the New World in Laila Lalami's 'The Moor's Account'
    In "Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits" and "Secret Son," Laila Lalami probed individual lives to illuminate the contemporary social complexities of her native Morocco. She pulls back for an even broader perspective in this rich novel based on an actual,...
  • 'The Half Has Never Been Told' looks at the economics of slavery

    'The Half Has Never Been Told' looks at the economics of slavery
    The image of the genteel, benevolent Southern slave owner was the creation of early 20th century artists and writers like D.W. Griffith and Margaret Mitchell. Life on the antebellum plantation, they led us to believe, was as languid as a slow-moving river...
  • David Mitchell on 'The Bone Clocks'

    David Mitchell on 'The Bone Clocks'
    On its surface, David Mitchell's "The Bone Clocks," the sprawling and unclassifiable new novel by the author of the best-selling "Cloud Atlas" (2004), is a page-turning, time-traveling sci-fi yarn designed to appeal to the "Dr. Who" set. It centers on...
  • Review: 'The Dog' by Joseph O'Neill

    Review: 'The Dog' by Joseph O'Neill
    The narrator of Joseph O'Neill's new novel, "The Dog," is a man who does not particularly like the nature of his own consciousness. At different points he describes his psychological world as "the catastrophe known as my subjectivity," "my revolting inner...
  • Travel Books: Peeling back Miami's layers; globe-trotting with a twist

    Travel Books: Peeling back Miami's layers; globe-trotting with a twist
    "Miami: A Cultural History" Interlink, $15 The latest in Interlink's Cultural History series, "Miami: A Cultural History" offers an insightful look at the Florida melting pot. As author Anthony P. Maingot notes, Miami has the highest percentage of...