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  • The transformation of 'Planet of the Apes,' from book to movie legend

    The transformation of 'Planet of the Apes,' from book to movie legend
    Let’s give credit where credit is due. It was screenwriter Rod Serling who came up with the stunning ending to the original “Planet of the Apes” movie, which opened in 1968. You know the one: The character of Taylor, played with set-...
  • Nadine Gordimer dies at 90; Nobel laureate chronicled apartheid

     Nadine Gordimer dies at 90; Nobel laureate chronicled apartheid
    From childhood, Nadine Gordimer understood the cruelties of apartheid. "I went to the Convent of Our Lady of Mercy," the daughter of poor South African whites recalled years ago, "but there was no mercy for blacks. I went to dancing classes, blacks were...
  • Frank M. Robinson, Chicago-born author and Harvey Milk speechwriter

    Frank M. Robinson, Chicago-born author and Harvey Milk speechwriter
    Frank M. Robinson, a Chicago-born author of thrillers and science fiction who also helped slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk craft some of his most powerful speeches, has died. He was 87. Robinson's June 30 death while under hospice care at...
  • Warner Bros. Circling Movie Rights to Best-Selling Novel 'The Goldfinch'

    Warner Bros. is looking to acquire the rights to Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Goldfinch." However, sources close to Tartt say the author is still making a decision as to whether to move forward with an adaptation. Warners is the only...
  • Author Jonathan Lethem on utopias, novels, politics, social media

    Novels that feature a talking and gun-toting kangaroo. Or a post-apocalyptic future. Or a world of hermaphroditic aliens known as Archbuilders. Or a magic ring that enables flight and invisibility. Since debuting with the novel "Gun, with Occasional...
  • Hallan al actor de "Harry Potter" David Legeno muerto en un parque en EEUU

    NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - El actor británico David Legeno, que apareció como hombre lobo en las películas de "Harry Potter", fue encontrado muerto en un área remota del Death Valley, dijo el viernes la policía de California. La oficina del sheriff del...
  • Death of actor who played werewolf in 'Harry Potter' is investigated

    Authorities said they are trying to determine how "Harry Potter" film actor David Legeno died after a hiker found him Sunday in Death Valley. Although a cause of death has yet to be determined, sheriff's officials said it appears his death was not the...
  • Mandalorians join Power Ranger, Doctor Who at Allentown Comic Con

    Mandalorians join Power Ranger, Doctor Who at Allentown Comic Con
    Meet the Mandalorians. Few but the most devoted "Star Wars" fans have likely heard of the fictional society of like-minded intergalactic nomads, who induct interstellar beings of all shapes and sizes into tight-knit family groups called clans. They...
  • Off Broadway Review: 'The Long Shrift' Directed by James Franco

    In "The Long Shrift," Robert Boswell has written James Franco the flashy leading role of a hardened ex-con named Richard Singer who, as an awkward 18-year-old high school kid, was sent up the river for brutally raping the most popular girl in senior...
  • Variety Critics' Choice Helmer Noaz Deshe Reveals Multi-disciplinary Plans

    There are barely enough hours in the day for Israel-born, Berlin-based helmer Noaz Deshe, winner of the Venice fest "Lion of the Future" for his debut "White Shadow," to fit in his multiple projects. A veritable Renaissance man, the charismatic artist/...
  • Yorktown native to lead mystery conference

    Yorktown native to lead mystery conference
    Award-winning mystery and science fiction author Donna Andrews, whose titles "Murder with Peacocks" and "Revenge of the Wrought Iron Flamingos" are set in her native Yorktown, has been named toastmaster of the 2014 Deadly Ink Mystery Conference. The...