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  • Buyers Accept Invitation to Venice Winner 'Farewell Party'

    Venice fest award-winner "The Farewell Party" has been acquired by several distributors prior to its Toronto premiere. Beta Cinema has sold the pic, which won the Venice Days People's Choice award, to Benelux (Cineart), Germany (Neue Visionen),...
  • Toronto: Gaumont Snags Buyers for 'Gemma Bovery' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Gaumont has inked a raft of major pre-sales on Anne Fontaine's "Gemma Bovery," a romantic comedy with Gemma Arterton, ahead of its world premiere at Toronto. Gaumont has pre-sold the film, a playful twist on Gustave Flaubert's classic novel "Madame...
  • Book Talk-Reporter seeks 'Kennedy Connection' in JFK-inspired thriller

    By Jill Serjeant NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Take a disgraced reporter desperate for a comeback and a tip about new evidence in the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and you have "The Kennedy Connection," a crime thriller written by a...
  • Reporter seeks 'Kennedy Connection' in JFK-inspired thriller

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Take a disgraced reporter desperate for a comeback and a tip about new evidence in the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and you have "The Kennedy Connection," a crime thriller written by a media insider fascinated...
  • Celeb phone-hacking case: Hollywood's bare-naked ladies, but where are the men?!

    "ART CAN never exist without naked beauty being displayed," said William Blake. IN commenting on all that occurred over the long Labor Day holiday, I forgot to mention the nude photo hacking scandal. What to say, except don't put your privates in the...
  • 'Hansel and Gretel' Live-Action Movie in the Works From 'Hundred-Foot Journey' Producer (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Juliet Blake, who teamed with Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg on "The Hundred-Foot Journey," is developing a live-action "Hansel and Gretel" movie. Blake, through her Four Chickens for a Fiver banner, has acquired feature...
  • Novelist Trio to Develop TV Projects with TPG-Backed Slingshot Global Media

    In a deal that reflects several trends in TV production, three rising novelists have inked a first-look development pact with Slingshot Global Media, the banner backed by private equity giant TPG. Scribes Brian McGreevy, Lee Shipman and Philipp Meyer...
  • Revisiting the transitive nightfall of John Oswald's 'Grayfolded'

    Warning: The Grateful Dead is the focus of this story, so there will certainly be skeptics from the outset. After all, the San Francisco band, with its extended improvised excursions, is as polarizing a group as there ever has been. Those not already...
  • Check It Out: Reading up on the Greatest Generation

    Nonfiction audiobooks offer compelling and listenable narratives on a variety of subjects. The following selections are true stories from World War II, from the beginnings of the Third Reich to D-Day, the Pacific and the end of the war. Some focus on...
  • David Mitchell on 'The Bone Clocks'

    David Mitchell on 'The Bone Clocks'
    On its surface, David Mitchell's "The Bone Clocks," the sprawling and unclassifiable new novel by the author of the best-selling "Cloud Atlas" (2004), is a page-turning, time-traveling sci-fi yarn designed to appeal to the "Dr. Who" set. It centers on...
  • In 'The Children Act,' Ian McEwan chronicles a marriage in crisis

    In 'The Children Act,' Ian McEwan chronicles a marriage in crisis
    Ian McEwan's most recent novel, "The Children Act," opens with a marital scene. "I need it," Jack tells his wife. "I'm fifty nine. This is my last shot. I've yet to hear evidence for an afterlife." "Fifty nine?" his wife snaps. "Jack, you're sixty!...