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  • Ned Vizzini dies at 32; author wrote openly about his depression

    Ned Vizzini dies at 32; author wrote openly about his depression
    Author and television writer Ned Vizzini, who achieved fame at a young age but also wrote openly about his struggles with depression, took his own life Thursday in Brooklyn, said a spokeswoman for the chief medical examiner of New York. He was 32. His...
  • Cine comentario: Adiós a Harry Potter

    <b>Cine comentario</b>: Adi&#243;s a Harry Potter
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 *** 1/2 La película Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, recrea la batalla final entre el joven Potter y su archi enemigo Lord Voldemort. Este octavo y último capítulo llega una década después del...
  • Edward Burns returns to his roots

    Edward Burns returns to his roots
    About halfway through writing the script for "The Fitzgerald Family Christmas" (which opens at the Wilmette Theatre next week), Edward Burns says he found himself at a crossroad. "Do I want to make the big, crazy, funny, holly-jolly Christmas Irish family...
  • 'The Hunger Games' adaptation hits the target ✭✭✭

    'The Hunger Games' adaptation hits the target &#10029;&#10029;&#10029;
    The hypocrisy at the heart of "The Hunger Games" is irresistible. Novelist Suzanne Collins, whose trilogy has been decreed "awesome" by, among others, my 5th grade son, indicts violence and organized brutality as tools of mass-audience manipulation. Yet...
  • Chris Columbus and Ned Vizzini open up about 'House of Secrets'

    Chris Columbus and Ned Vizzini open up about 'House of Secrets'
    Film director Chris Columbus' arms are full. He's carrying a 496-page book, "House of Secrets," which he co-wrote with Ned Vizzini, bestselling young adult author of "It's Kind of a Funny Story." Columbus, known for directing "Home Alone" and the...
  • Will 'Harry Potter' finally get some respect from Oscar voters?

     
    "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 2" may be the most critically admired movie in America but that doesn't mean it will translate into Oscar glory....
  • Movie Review: The Help

     
    They answer doors, cook and serve meals, change diapers and raise children for parents who are, supposedly, too busy to bother. They do all this with an air of invisibility, ignored except when they're being snapped at. And through it all, “The...
  • Director Chris Columbus teams with Ned Vizzini to pen teen books

     
    Young adult author Ned Vizzini will co-write "House of Secrets," a three-book fantasy series, with "Harry Potter" director Chris Columbus....
  • Golden Globes 2012: 'The Help' cast enjoys the evening together

     
    Golden Globe Awards 2012: "The Help" table was shaping up as a friendly affair. Jessica Chastain was flipping out: It's her first Golden Globes, she's nominated, and Elton John just walked by. Octavia Spencer was going to win, Chastain announced. And if...
  • 'The Help,' Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer take NAACP Image honors

     
    The box office hit, "The Help," which looks at the lives of maids and their employees in the early 1960s in the South, won best film Friday evening at the 43rd annual NAACP Image Awards....
  • 'Catching Fire': Can changing directors work?

     
    Gary Ross will not direct "Catching Fire," the sequel to "The Hunger Games." Can finding a new director on the sequel work?...