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  • Exclusive: Harry Potter characters get Pop! vinyl figures

     
    Accio new toys! Funko and Warner Bros. are reimagining Harry Potter and his Hogwarts pals for the Pop! vinyl figures […]...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel' special among Oscar-nominated screenplays

    'Grand Budapest Hotel' special among Oscar-nominated screenplays
    This year's Academy Award-nominated screenplays in the "adapted" category include a trio of variously effective and affecting whitewash jobs based on real people ("American Sniper," "The Imitation Game," "The Theory of Everything"); a ripping melodrama...
  • Review: 'Creatures of a Day' by Irvin D. Yalom

    Review: 'Creatures of a Day' by Irvin D. Yalom
    Psychiatrist Irv Yalom is 83. I call him Irv because that's what he asks his psychiatric patients to call him. I picture him as a sprightly firecracker of a guy, tooling around San Francisco on his bicycle, stopping into the City Lights bookstore near...
  • 'Alice' at 50: Q-and-A with Arlo Guthrie

    'Alice' at 50: Q-and-A with Arlo Guthrie
     On Thanksgiving Day 1965, Arlo Guthrie - then just 18 years old - attempted to dispose of some garbage from the home of his friend Alice. He found, to his surprise, that the town dump was closed for the holiday, so he disposed of it in a neighboring...
  • Science-fiction roundup: Joe Abercrombie and more

    Science-fiction roundup: Joe Abercrombie and more
    The Just City by Jo Walton, Tor, 368 pages, $25.99 Science fiction readers occasionally claim it's the only true literature of ideas, confronting philosophical issues more directly than most fiction even tries. But there's a good reason for not trying:...
  • ‘Crimson Peak’ trailer: Guillermo del Toro unveils gothic horror show

     
    Guillermo del Toro has described his new big-screen Gothic romance “Crimson Peak” as a movie that comes very close to […]...
  • Second Harper Lee novel to be published in July

    Second Harper Lee novel to be published in July
    "To Kill a Mockingbird" will not be Harper Lee's only published book after all. Publisher Harper announced Tuesday that "Go Set a Watchman," a novel the Pulitzer Prize-winning author completed in the 1950s and put aside, will be released July 14....
  • J.K. Rowling bibliography reveals secrets of the 'Harry Potter' books

    J.K. Rowling bibliography reveals secrets of the 'Harry Potter' books
    An exhaustive new J.K. Rowling bibliography being published in the U.K. reveals secrets behind the workings of her Harry Potter books, the Guardian reports. "J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography 1997-2013" by Philip Errington includes correspondence between...
  • ‘The Harvester': Brandon Seifert unleashes supernatural Punisher

     
    An urban legend comes to life in “The Harvester,” Brandon Seifert's new series for Legendary Comics. The title refers to […]...
  • In Ishiguro's 'The Buried Giant,' memory draws a blank

     In Ishiguro's 'The Buried Giant,' memory draws a blank
    Kazuo Ishiguro has made a career of the unexpected. His best-known novel, 1989's Man Booker-winning "The Remains of the Day," is narrated by an English butler looking back on the love he let elude him on a country estate in the years leading to World...
  • 'Book of Negroes' is a compelling look at a slave's journey

    'Book of Negroes' is a compelling look at a slave's journey
    As a handsome period miniseries, "The Book of Negroes," which premieres Monday on BET and continues through Wednesday, is a first for a network whose original offerings have often seemed something less than ambitious. That the miniseries is Canadian-made,...