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  • Looking ahead to (next) Oscar season

    IF you think it's too early to start sizing up the 2008 Oscar season, consider that it already began in the fall -- at the Telluride and Toronto international film festivals. That's where small specialty films like Sony Pictures Classics' "The...
  • Tao of self

     
    The characters in Tao Lin's latest book, the novella 'Shoplifting From American Apparel,' are just like us: they post on Tumblr, update their Facebook pages and stay up late G-chatting about what life would be like if they didn't spend all their time G-...
  • Sam Mendes jumps onto the James Bond gravy train

     
    No, this isn't an April Fool's prank. According to both the LAT's Hero Complex and the Hollywood Reporter, Sam Mendes, the wonderfully cerebral and cultured filmmaker who once upon a time won an Oscar for "American Beauty," is in discussions......
  • Philip K. Dick's legacy emerges from the maze of death [UPDATED]

     
    PART 6: PHILIP K. DICK, THE LAST DECADE During the last years of his life, Philip K. Dick lived in, of all places, Orange County, a Southern California setting that made the life-battered sci-fi writer something of a stranger in......
  • America's 40 worst books. 'Gatsby'? Really?

     
    The American Book Review has taken stock of literature and come up with its Top 40 Bad Books. The list targets some big, popular favorites -- F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic "The Great Gatsby," Richard Yates' "Revolutionary Road," the James Bond......
  • Revolutionary Road (C)

    Directed by Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Road to Perdition)   Written by Justin Haythe (The Clearing)   Based on the novel by Richard Yates     Starring: KATE WINSLET (Titanic, Little Children) LEONARDO DICAPRIO (Titanic, The...
  • 'Revolutionary Road'

    Based on the celebrated Richard Yates novel of 1950s conformity, "Revolutionary Road" is initially as trapped in that benighted decade as its protagonists. It takes the skill of stars Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio and director Sam Mendes to get...
  • 'Iron Man' among Scripter Award noms

    Superhero films are proving to be more than just popcorn escapism this movie awards season. "The Dark Knight" earned a nomination Monday for the Producers Guild of America's top prize. And on Tuesday, "Iron Man," 2008's other superhero box office champ,...
  • 'Revolutionary Road' stars Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Michael Shannon

    Sam Mendes, the director of "Revolutionary Road," injects a few milligrams of hope into his film version of the 1961 Richard Yates novel, an excoriating portrait of a mid-1950s marriage built on sticks, straw and delusion. It is a harsh, merciless book....
  • Movie review: Revolutionary Road -- 4 out of 5 stars

    Did we begin questioning "The American Dream" with Richard Yates' acclaimed 1961 novel, Revolutionary Road? Or was he reporting something that began in the unquestioning 1950s? Call us "selfish" or "childish," but the marriage with two children, house in...
  • Books: Bestsellers // Paperback

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || No || LW || Title Author Weeks on list || || 1 || (1) || Marley & Me John Grogan 9 || || 2 || (3) || The Appeal John Grisham 7 || || 3 || (-) || Star Bright Catherine Anderson 1 || || 4 || (-) || Plum Lucky Janet Evanovich 1 ||...