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  • Oscar nominees owe debt to books

    Oscar nominees owe debt to books
    The Oscar nominees for best picture owe a huge debt to books -- and the creativity of authors. Most of the top films are screen versions of tales that were woven by printed words (or digitized versions). That's not taking anything away from the...
  • Golden Globes 2013: 'Les Miserables' wins three top awards

    Golden Globes 2013: 'Les Miserables' wins three top awards
    "Les MisÚrables" won the Golden Globe for best musical or comedy film on Sunday, adding to the movie's already considerable awards momentum. The movie adaptation of the honored stage musical also picked up awards for actors Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway....
  • Carnett: We dream of 'Les Miz'

    Carnett: We dream of 'Les Miz'
    I went on a date the other evening with my eldest and youngest daughters. I escorted the two thirtysomethings –- I'm not so dumb as to divulge their actual ages — to see director Tom Hooper's dazzling new film, "Les Miserables." Talk about...
  • Anne Hathaway sinks her teeth into SAG Award for 'Les Miserables'

    Anne Hathaway sinks her teeth into SAG Award for 'Les Miserables'
    The character of Fantine in Victor Hugo'sá"Les MisÚrables" is a prostitute who is so poor that she resorts to selling her teeth for money. Actress Anne Hathaway, who plays Fantine in the movie version of the stage musical, notified the world on Sunday...
  • My book recommendations

    A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column about my fondness for fat books, my current one being Victor Hugo's novel "Les Miserables," and some readers wrote to ask for other books I would recommend. Here's an incomplete list of my favorite novels, not all...
  • Oscars 2013: 'Les Miserables' wins for Anne Hathaway, plus two more

    Oscars 2013: 'Les Miserables' wins for Anne Hathaway, plus two more
    In an Oscars broadcast that was packed with tributes to movie musicals, "Les Miserables" won three Academy Awards on Sunday, including a win for Anne Hathaway for supporting actress. The film also won in the categories of sound mixing and make-up....
  • Book adaptations are big winners at Oscars

    Book adaptations are big winners at Oscars
    To find the inspiration behind the actors, actresses and others who hoisted Oscars last night, look no further than the works in your nearest library, bookstore or e-reader. The big winners were drawn from characters in adaptations that ranged from a mid-...
  • It’ll be Russell Crowe hunting Hugh Jackman in the big screen ‘Les Miz’

     
    The Russell Crowe rumors attaching him to the big screen version of the stage musical “Les Miserables,” based on the Victor Hugo novel, turn out to be true. Paul Bettany may have been mentioned as the obsessed Inspector Javert at one time, but...
  • Lawrence Foster at 70

     
    Lawrence Foster's 70th birthday celebration in Prague brings out such star soloists as Daniel Barenboim, Radu Lupu Sarah Chang and Alisa Weilerstein....
  • New in paperback: Huxley's demons and the grace of Hanif Kureishi

    New in paperback: Huxley's demons and the grace of Hanif Kureishi
    Aldous Huxley: "The Devils of Loudun" (HarperPerennial) In 1643, an entire convent in the small French village of Loudun was apparently possessed by the devil. The convent's charismatic priest was eventually convicted of seducing the nuns in his charge...
  • Delray Beach's Pastis chef Bernard Leclercq's French flair translates well

    Name: Bernard Leclercq Title: Chef/owner, Pastis, 1725 S. Federal Hwy., Delray Beach, 561-265-0061 Years at this location: One Age: 47 Personal: Born in Cannes, France, Leclercq studied at the Culinary School of Le Touquet in the Westminster Hotel...