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  • Cannes Prospects: 'Foxcatcher,' Inarritu's 'Birdman' Likely Headed to the Croisette

    A belated festival premiere for Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" and a powerhouse showing for British filmmakers including Mike Leigh and Ken Loach -- plus appearances by other usual suspects such as David Cronenberg, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nuri...
  • Crows solve Aesop's fable puzzles, offer clues to cognition

    Crows solve Aesop's fable puzzles, offer clues to cognition
    A species of crow native to islands east of Australia has long wowed scientists with its intelligence, and now it has shown it can solve at least one puzzle as well as the average 7-year-old child, scientists reported on Wednesday. Like other research on...
  • Legendary TV Names Noah Greenshner VP of Scripted Development

    Legendary TV announced Wednesday that Noah Greenshner, who has spent the last several years as a producer, has been elevated to VP of scripted development. Greenshner will report to exec VP of scripted development Peter Johnson and will be responsible...
  • Author Will Haygood Offers Behind-Scenes Look Of 'Butler'

    Author Will Haygood Offers Behind-Scenes Look Of 'Butler'
    When Washington Post writer Wil Haygood met the late Eugene Allen in 2008, his intent was to write a feature story tied to the country's election of its first black president, then-senator Barack Obama. The result was his feature story "A Butler Well...
  • Artist tackles gender bias with a bold experiment in Siri Hustvedt's terrific 'The Blazing World'

    "The Blazing World" by Siri Hustvedt; Simon & Schuster ($26) "An original thing would be so foreign, we wouldn't be able to recognize it, would we?" muses a character in Siri Hustvedt's new novel. But she's wrong. "The Blazing World" is unique and...
  • Sleep grows elusive in Karen Russell's new, nightmarish novella 'Sleep Donation'

    "Sleep Donation" by Karen Russell; Atavist Books ($3.99) Like many of the bizarre scenarios Karen Russell imagines in her fiction an afterlife in which former U.S. presidents are transformed into horses, say, or a chilling government plot to turn young...
  • FilMart: 'Angel Whispers,' 'Private Eyes' Take HAF Prizes

    HONG KONG -- Film projects "Angel Whispers" and "Private Eyes" were named as winners of the HAF on Monday at the Hong Kong -- Asia Film Financing Forum. "Angel Whispers" is a $1.5 million revenge tale by Hong Kong actress turned first-time director...
  • "The Book of Mormon," "Flashdance" and "Pippin" coming to West Palm Beach next season

    "The Book of Mormon," "Flashdance" and "Pippin" coming to West Palm Beach next season
    Smash hits that won an avalanche of Tony Awards make up the Kravis on Broadway 2014-2015 season. The seventh annual series of Great White Way musicals coming to the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach includes nine-time...
  • Facebook buys virtual reality startup Oculus for $2 billion

    Social media giant Facebook Inc. said Tuesday it will buy virtual reality startup Oculus VR for $2 billion. It was a stunning development for the tech world and for Irvine, Calif.-based Oculus, which started just two years ago in the mind of Palmer...
  • Hong Kong Pic '3D Naked Ambition' Is Saucy, Not Scandalous

    Hong Kong's second-ever 3D porn pic will hit local theaters on April 3. But audiences should expect little steamy stuff from "3D Naked Ambition," which, according to its producer, is a satirical comedy with a notable Hong Kong flavor. Made on a budget...
  • Lansky's daughter breaks silence

    Growing up as the daughter of Jewish mob boss Meyer Lansky seemed to be glitz and glamour for Sandra Lansky. Sandra was a wild child of the late 50s and 60s who was raised with a privileged life in upper class Jewish splendor in New York City. She was...