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  • Orlando Film Fest 2010–winding down

     
    There was talk amongst the film fans that “They've run out of beer. And they might not be able to get any more before the festival is over.” And there was the occasional packed showing. You walk around the Plaza Cinema Cafe and the Plaza...
  • Matt Weinstock, Nov. 9, 1960

     
    Nov. 9, 1960: Norman Mailer’s Esquire article on the 1960 Democratic National Convention gets a frosty reaction from Matt Weinstock. CONFIDENTIAL TO "BITTERLY DISAPPOINTED" (in the office romance): After investing nine years in this man, I diagnose...
  • Brand X Files: Daily Beast eats Newsweek. Kanye West cancels on 'Today.' Coffee gets Proof.

     
    Daily Beast gobbles up Newsweek: The new and old media properties will merge, creating a Daily Week/Newsy Beast/Beastweek/something something politics. Looking forward to Time and the Huffington Post announcing their partnership as Huffington Time!...
  • Jeffrey Thomson, Patricia Engel give free reading at Stetson University

     
    Stetson University’s Sullivan Creative Writing Program will host poet Jeffrey Thomson and fiction writer Patricia Engel for a reading on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Stetson Room of the Carlton Union Building, 131 E. Minnesota Ave., DeLand....
  • Norris Church Mailer dead at 61

     
    Norris Church Mailer, the sixth and last wife of writer Norman Mailer, died on Sunday in Brooklyn. An author herself, Norris Church Mailer, who had been battling gastrointestinal cancer, was 61. Norman Mailer died in November 2007. Norris Church Mailer......
  • Russell Crowe in eclipse: How Hollywood celebrity has changed

     
    Russell Crowe’s new film, “The Next Three Days,” is a box-office stinker. A thriller released by Lionsgate, the movie did a paltry $6.8 million over the weekend, accompanied by a raft of mediocre reviews — one of the worst starts......
  • No Bad Sex in Fiction Award for Franzen

     
    The annual Bad Sex in Fiction Award was announced in London Monday, and American author Jonathan Franzen, who was in the running for passages in his novel "Freedom," did not make the cut. It just goes to show that the......
  • Ronni Chasen: Dark theories over her slaying

     
    Hollywood is a notoriously contentious place, where everyone has a different opinion about which movie is the true Oscar favorite or which actor’s career is totally on the downhill slide. But improbably, it seems as if everyone in town agrees......
  • Music review: Gustavo Dudamel and the L.A. Phil on the big screen

     
    "Amazing, amazing, amazing, amazing, amazing …" So exclaimed a woman at a Century City cinema Sunday afternoon as the credits rolled by. Maybe the Los Angeles Philharmonic has a hit on its hands with LA Phil Live. Maybe, maybe, maybe,......
  • DVD reviews: 'Shock Corridor' and 'The Naked Kiss'

     
    Filmmaker Sam Fuller benefited in the '50s from the backing of such old-time studio bosses as Darryl F. Zanuck. As the industry evolved away from them, Fuller found himself working within tighter budgets — a deficit he turned into a virtue with “...
  • Jonathan Lethem: Look at this! What is it?

     
    An extended conversation with author Jonathan Lethem about fatal self-consciousness, reading...