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  • ‘Supergirl’ series flies to CBS in new wave of comic book-inspired TV

     
    Supergirl is soaring onto the small screen in a new one-hour drama, the latest in a flurry of TV shows […]...
  • Box Office: 'Maze Runner' Will Outrace 'Walk Among the Tombstones'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The Maze Runner" is hurtling towards theaters this weekend, with the sleek look of a young adult franchise in the making. The adaptation of James Dashner's post-apocalyptic bestseller mixes a dash of "Lord of the Flies" and a...
  • Nasim Pedrad: Will she follow Tina Fey's path to the big screen?

    During her five seasons on "Saturday Night Live," comedic actress Nasim Pedrad made a name for herself skewering celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Arianna Huffington, Nicki Minaj and even Aziz Ansari (the latter, at least, in an unaired clip you can...
  • 10 bookish movies coming in September

    10 bookish movies coming in September
    September is full of bookish film adaptations, with movies made from kids books, an international bestseller, a bestselling mystery and a couple of heart-stopping YA thrillers, of course. Here's what's in theaters, and what's coming soon. Things are...
  • 'Marco Polo' brings the court of Kublai Khan to Netflix

     'Marco Polo' brings the court of Kublai Khan to Netflix
    At its peak more than 800 years ago, the realm of the Mongols stretched from central Europe to China, from Siberia to the Indian subcontinent, encompassing nearly one-fifth of the planet and attracting Silk Road explorers no less than Marco Polo himself....
  • Alice, steampunk and a false name: enigma of an American jailed in North Korea

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Matthew Miller, the U.S. citizen imprisoned in North Korea on espionage charges, spent months in South Korea pretending to be an Englishman named "Preston Somerset", acquaintances who met or worked with him said. The 25-year-old...
  • Florida travel calendar for November

    Florida travel calendar for November
    Check out festivals and events in November across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 1-2: The Fall Fiesta in the...
  • Box office: 'Maze Runner' launches to $1.1 million Thursday night

    "The Maze Runner," 20th Century Fox's post-apocalyptic teen thriller, opened solidly on Thursday night as it looks to take the top box office spot in its first weekend. Beginning at 2,200 U.S. locations at 10 p.m., the young adult novel adaptation...
  • Riding with Easy Rawlins in Walter Mosley's 'Rose Gold'

    Riding with Easy Rawlins in Walter Mosley's 'Rose Gold'
    In last year's "Little Green," we witnessed the literal rebirth of Walter Mosley's streetwise and down-home detective Easy Rawlins as he emerged from a two-month semi-coma into a strange new world — L.A.'s version of 1967's Summer of Love —...
  • E-reader: Getting a shock from Simon Winchester

    E-reader: Getting a shock from Simon Winchester
    The Man With the Electrified Brain by Simon Winchester, 1-hour read, $1.99, Byliner "The Man With the Electrified Brain" by Simon Winchester (author of "The Professor and the Madman") traces his terrifying and dangerous descent into madness. In the...
  • 'The Case Against the Supreme Court' pushes for reforms

    'The Case Against the Supreme Court' pushes for reforms
    Erwin Chemerinsky has made an exemplary career out of teaching, writing and lecturing about the U.S. Supreme Court. And though he has strongly liberal views, he is widely admired for his ability to explain the work of the court in a way that is...