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  • Telluride Film Festival to screen 'Birdman,' 'Rosewater,' 'Wild'

    Telluride Film Festival to screen 'Birdman,' 'Rosewater,' 'Wild'
    When Hollywood wants to shout about a movie, it travels to Cannes or Toronto. When it wants to launch a few well placed whispers, it journeys to an isolated box canyon in southwestern Colorado. For the last 41 years, that’s been the home of the...
  • Captain Comics: A manga 'Les Mis'? UDON can take a bow

    If anyone needs evidence that comics can tell any kind of story, adaptations of two Western literary classics by UDON should put the subject to rest. UDON Entertainment (yes, named for the Japanese noodle) is a graphics studio that publishes mostly...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    AND SO IT GOES 1 1/2 stars. Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton team for the first time in a wincingly sappy three-quarter-life rom-com about a Scrooge-like widower and a wifty lounge-singing widow and the unexpected appearance of a cute-as-a-button...
  • Book Talk: Jojo Moyes on writing and socioeconomic inequality

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fresh off a string of literary hits, British journalist-turned-fiction novelist Jojo Moyes has penned her latest best seller, "One Plus One." At the heart of the book is the unlikely pairing of successful technology executive Ed...
  • 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...
  • 'Guardians' likely to top 'The November Man,' 'As Above, So Below'

    'Guardians' likely to top 'The November Man,' 'As Above, So Below'
    The box office's summer slump is likely to continue into Labor Day weekend, as the two newcomers -- "The November Man" and "As Above, So Below" -- are not expected to deliver huge numbers. Heading into the four-day holiday weekend, pre-release...
  • Mar Jennings Wraps Up Connecticut Authors Trail Sixth Season

    Mar Jennings Wraps Up Connecticut Authors Trail Sixth Season
    The 6th Annual Connecticut Authors Trail, for which authors who live in the state or write about it give free talks at libraries in Eastern Connecticut, ends on Thursday, Sept. 4, when banker turned author and lifestyle expert Mar Jennings will answer...
  • Season Preview 2014: Movies coming soon to Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Movies coming soon to Orlando
    Tinseltown is up to its old tricks. In hopes of Oscar glory, Hollywood is saving some of its biggest movies for the year's final weeks. Yet these titles, stars and subjects do raise expectations that, after a disappointing summer, some memorable movies...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From Bill Haley to Beyonce" by Bob Stanley (Norton, $29.95) The title suggests the folly of the endeavor: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From...
  • 'I Can See in the Dark' a well-paced book told by a sociopath

    "I Can See in the Dark" by Karin Fossum; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (256 pages, $25) Over the years, I've read lots of Scandinavian crime fiction, but nothing from Norwegian novelist Karin Fossum. In retrospect, that was a huge oversight. Her books...
  • Did You Know? Three Facts About Every Connecticut Town

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