| Jun 8, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"The Fault in Our Stars" launched to an astounding $48.2 million this weekend, justifying 20th Century Fox's gamble that summer crowds would show up to a low-budget romance about cancer patients in the height of popcorn movie season.
The film eclipsed...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:30 PM
One of the most important moments in "The Fault in our Stars" takes place at the Anne Frank House. In John Green's best-selling young adult novel, cancer-stricken teenagers Hazel and Gus take a trip to Amsterdam. While there, they make a stop at the...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:40 PM
"The Fault in Our Stars," the bestselling young adult novel by John Green, made its way to movie screens this weekend, and the literary adaptation topped the box office, soaring over its competition.
"The Fault in Our Stars," which stars Shailene...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:56 PM
[Warning: This post contains spoilers about the movie “The Fault in Our Stars.”]
When Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber, the writers of the burgeoning film hit "The Fault in Our Stars," first began adapting John Green's bestselling novel,...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:02 PM
— James Patterson, king of the airport novelists, spent much of last week being celebrated by the nation's independent booksellers.
On its face, it seems like an irony: Author of unabashedly commercial fiction earns plaudits from snooty vendors of...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:10 AM
In the discreetly assaultive film version of "The Fault in Our Stars" there's a scene, faithful to the one in the best-selling John Green book, where Hazel and Augustus visit the Amsterdam home of a novelist whose cancer-related novel holds great personal...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Shailene Woodley is the reason to put "The Fault in Our Stars" on your "should-see" list if it's not already there. The film has other reasons to recommend it: The smarter-than-usual take on teenage life. The way director Josh Boone keeps novelist John...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:09 AM
"The Fault in Our Stars" is off to a stellar start.
The romantic drama, based on the popular John Green novel, grossed $8.2 million in ticket sales from Thursday showings, according to 20th Century Fox, the studio behind the film.
The movie about...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The property value on Jump Street just increased significantly.
“22 Jump Street,” Sony’s R-rated followup to the successful 2012 buddy comedy “21 Jump Street,” topped the domestic box office with a whopping $60 million over...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:12 AM
About a month ago I quit Amazon cold turkey, and I feel great.
I have bought nothing from Amazon since May 16. Not a book, not a DVD, not an MP3. After years of purchasing pop culture from the mega e-retailer at an embarrassing pace — even as I...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Studio execs from 20th Century Fox met with Oscar consultants a few days ago to mull this question: What happens when the year's most acclaimed acting turn to date comes in a movie that skews about two generations too young for most film academy members?...