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  • In Bill Cosby saga, feelings of betrayal and vague complicity

    In Bill Cosby saga, feelings of betrayal and vague complicity
    Mere months after a heated public debate over an editorial in which Dylan Farrow once again accused her father, Woody Allen, with molestation, Americans find themselves embroiled in a similar but even more emotionally wrenching news cycle. Earlier...
  • Meet the astrophysicist whose 1980 blind date led to 'Interstellar'

    Meet the astrophysicist whose 1980 blind date led to 'Interstellar'
    It started with a blind date. Theoretical astrophysicist Kip Thorne was a divorced, single dad raising a teenage daughter when he got a call in September 1980 from a close friend — who happened to be fellow scientist Carl Sagan. Would Thorne...
  • Mike Nichols' spirit lives on in Chicago radio

    Mike Nichols' spirit lives on in Chicago radio
    According to legend, in the early days of Chicago classical music radio station WFMT-FM 98.7, co-founder Rita Jacobs noticed that folk music was surging in popularity and asked a young announcer, Mike Nichols, to start a weekly show. Jacobs gave Nichols...
  • Mar del Plata Readies 'Alptraum,' 'Earth, 'Myu'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - MAR DEL PLATA - Three tales of neurosis, happy or not - "Alptraum," from Ana Piterbarg ("Everybody Has a Plan"), Daniel Rosenthal's "To The Center of the Earth" and Balatasar Tokman's "Looking For Myu" feature in the 29th Mar...
  • Manoel de Oliveira : 'O Velho do Restelo,' a Reflection About Mankind (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Manoel de Oliveira, the world's oldest working film director, who turns 106 this December, had the world premiere of his most recent work, the 19-minute short film "The Old Man of Belem" in this year's Venice Film Festival....
  • Mar del Plata Fest Mixes Auteurs, New Talent, Looks to Build Industry Heft

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Some things don't change. Graced by Viggo Mortensen and Paul Schrader, the International Competition jury prexy, Argentina's 29th Mar del Plata Festival will bow Nov. 22 with Abel Ferrara's "Pasolini." Its choice as Mar del...
  • Salvador Dalí art coming to Maitland Art Center

     Salvador Dalí art coming to Maitland Art Center
    Big news from the Art & History Museums – Maitland: An exhibit opening early next year will bring works by Salvador Dalí to Central Florida. "Art and the Subconscious: Salvador Dalí and André Smith" will pair works by the 20th-century painter with...
  • Author Douglas Kennedy to Adapt Two Novels for TV with France's AB Groupe (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - PARIS -- Douglas Kennedy, a critically-acclaimed American novelist known for his keen eye, is set to make his TV drama debut with France's AB Groupe and indie producer Sydney Gallonde, Variety has learned exclusively....
  • The personal, provocative on display in fall photo books

    The personal, provocative on display in fall photo books
    Photography books tend to come in two distinct flavors: collections focused on a favorite subject or celebrity and those where authorship of the images is the essential point. Some of the best of this season fall squarely into the latter category —...
  • Review: 'Limonov' by Emmanuel Carrère

    Review: 'Limonov' by Emmanuel Carrère
    The American critic and biographer Leon Edel once told an interviewer that writing a biography is "like falling in love." Infatuation, explained Edel, is necessary, but so is the termination of the love affair, "if a useful biography is to emerge."...
  • Daniel Handler announces donation to diverse children's book campaign

    Author Daniel Handler, best known by his pen name Lemony Snicket, has again apologized for a racial joke he told at the National Book Awards, and is matching donations to an organization that promotes diversity in children's literature. Handler...