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  • Kate Winslet: the real deal

    Kate Winslet: the real deal
    Enough with the suffering. Kate Winslet's killing herself for an Oscar. The 33-year-old actress has gone down with the Titanic for James Cameron, lost her memory in Michel Gondry's "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," endured an unhappy marriage...
  • 'American Beauty' Director Preys on 'Preacher'

    Columbia Pictures has acquired the rights to the comic classic "Preacher," as a possible directing vehicle for Oscar winner Sam Mendes. Created by writer Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, "Preacher" ran in a series of 66 issues (plus nine various specials)...
  • Kate Winslet's style: Over the rainbow

    Kate Winslet's style: Over the rainbow
    Kate Winslet is poised to be the darling of the upcoming award season. She stars with Ralph Fiennes in "The Reader," based on Bernard Schlink's bestselling novel about a young man's passionate affair during WWII with an older woman whom he meets again...
  • 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......
  • Weekly books roundup

     
    Tod Caviness here, back from one of those vacations you need a vacation from. Which is to say: I have barely enough time to blog, much less read. But for those of you out there who do … - Meg Sefton is going to be the surprise reader at Cup O'...
  • The Day Cinderella Vanished

    A grim chorus of howls shattered the predawn stillness. As darkness gave way to dim light, a wolf emerged in a clearing. He was charcoal gray, with a splash of black fur marking his snout and eyes. He sat up tall, his head thrown back in a long, desolate...
  • "The Early Stories, 1953-1975" by John Updike

    Until the rise of the suburbs after the Second World War, you could pretty much divide American authors of fiction into country writers and city writers. Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner are in the former category; Henry...