| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:00 AM
This week, two images of California in drought have gotten lodged in my brain.
The first is the photograph above, from Friday’s heartbreaking Great Read about a pistachio farmer’s dying dreams, and a tree he named Survivor. Writer Diana...
| 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 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 26, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Invitations were sent to 271 individuals to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Thursday. They gain entry to the academy by earning an Oscar nomination, by getting two members to pen recommendations or by receiving an endorsement...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
As much as I complain about comic book movies—some of them are good, but enough already—the source material is ripe for big-screen adaptation. What’s not as easy, despite the similarly devoted fanbase, is translating...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
She didn't want to cry. It was her mom's birthday, and she didn't want to distract from the party.
But Sarai Cruz couldn't stop thinking about the book she'd just finished reading, "The Fault in Our Stars," a young-adult novel about love-struck...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Despite the way death and cancer gnaw at "The Fault in Our Stars," the new teenage love story starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort is really about living. Or as Tim McGraw put it in the classic country song, live like you were dying — good...
| Dec 9, 2013
“The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ is set to swing into IMAX theaters. The anticipated sequel from director Marc Webb (“ Days […]...
| Sep 13, 2013
For the millions who enjoy watching Zooey Deschanel play Jess on New Girl every week, you have lazy screenwriters to thank. Deschanel, who had a healthy film career going in both the indie world ((500) Days of Summer) and the mainstream (Elf, Yes Man),...
| Oct 17, 2013
It’s conceivable that at some point in the near future, Chloe Grace Moretz could conquer the world. Perched on a […]...
| Dec 31, 2013
Count Spider-Man among those ringing in 2014 in grand style in New York's Times Square Tuesday night. Three minutes of […]...