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  • Follow these cookbooks to find Yellow Brick Cornbread

    Yellow Brick Cornbread. Cowardly Lion Quivering Gelatin. Flying Monkey Banana Saute. You can find recipes for all in "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Cookbook" published by MacMillan in 1981. That Oz-themed cookbook is one of three that we tracked down in...
  • Lily Collins-Sam Claflin Romantic Comedy 'Love, Rosie' Gets U.S. Distribution

    The Film Arcade and Paramount Home Media Distribution are teaming on U.S. distribution early next year of Constantin Film's romantic comedy "Love, Rosie," starring Lily Collins and Sam Claflin. "Rosie," based on the novel "Where Rainbows End" by...
  • Yellow Bird Execs Launch Scandi Shingle Good Company Films

    PARIS- As Scandinavia's film and TV industry gets more competitive and continues to consolidate, four topnotch Scandi producers have joined forces to launch Copenhagen-based shingle, Good Company Films. Led by Vibeke Windelov, Stinna Lassen, Anni...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Humbling'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - An actor prepares to face the final curtain of his career in "The Humbling," director Barry Levinson's free-form adaptation of Philip Roth's penultimate novel, about a star of stage and screen beginning to lose the tricks of...
  • 'Cupcake Cousins' author takes sweeter approach to children's literature

     'Cupcake Cousins' author takes sweeter approach to children's literature
    Hyde Park resident Kate Hannigan traded in her journalist's hat for a mixing bowl and children's literature. After leaving the San Francisco Chronicle and moving to Chicago, she launched a writing career. Her first book, "Cupcake Cousins" (Disney-...
  • Karen Abbott's history of four Civil War women who spied or lied

    Karen Abbott's history of four Civil War women who spied or lied
    The story of Civil War spy Elizabeth Van Lew almost defies belief. A wealthy society woman living in Richmond, Va., during the Civil War, Van Lew engaged in extensive undercover work for the Union — right under the noses of the Confederacy. Not only...
  • Venice Film Review: Al Pacino in 'The Humbling'

    An actor prepares to face the final curtain of his career in "The Humbling," director Barry Levinson's free-form adaptation of Philip Roth's penultimate novel, about a star of stage and screen beginning to lose the tricks of his trade (and possibly his...
  • Donald Antrim's new story collection goes in unexpected directions

    Donald Antrim's new story collection goes in unexpected directions
    At first glance, Donald Antrim's collection of short fiction, "The Emerald Light in the Air," looks like a departure — at least from the three novels for which he is known. If in the past, Antrim has played around the edges of reality — his...
  • IMF board stands behind Lagarde over French probe

    IMF board stands behind Lagarde over French probe
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund's board on Friday stood behind the global lender's leader Christine Lagarde, who is facing a criminal investigation in France tied to a political corruption probe dating from 2008. French magistrates...
  • September 2014 TV premieres, finales, specials, movies

    September 2014 TV premieres, finales, specials, movies
    The fall TV season revs up this month, with new shows and returning favorites launching on traditional, cable and streaming networks. "Sons of Anarchy" and "Boardwalk Empire" begin their finals seasons Sept. 9 and Sept. 7, respectively. All 10 episodes...
  • PASSINGS: George Barrett, Enrique Zileri, Valeri Petrov, Steven R. Nagel

     George Barrett Tennessee lawyer fought for civil rights  George Barrett, 86, a Tennessee lawyer who represented civil rights plaintiffs for more than 50 years and helped end segregation of the state's universities, died Tuesday at a hospital in...