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  • Robin Williams Death Unleashes 'Experts' As Media Improvise

    The first email of the morning, not surprisingly, was a pitch from a publicist to interview a "life adventurer" whose uplifting message could provide "some timely insights into the Robin Williams tragedy." It never fails. An unexpected death or...
  • Robin Williams: 'Comedy Cyclone' Burst Out of 1970s L.A. Club Scene

    Robin Williams honed his zany, rapid-fire comedic persona in the hothouse environment of Los Angeles comedy clubs in the mid- to late-1970s. Even in an scene that nurtured such notables as David Letterman, Andy Kaufman, Jay Leno, Richard Lewis, Sam...
  • 'The Giver' Author Lois Lowry Thinks 'Dystopian Fiction Is Passé'

    Lois Lowry might just be the godmother of dystopian YA fiction. The author of over 40 books is best known for her 1993 novel "The Giver," a story set in a utopian society where people no longer feel pain. But a sinister side is revealed when Jonas, a...
  • Box Office: 'Expendables 3′ Tries to Out Gun 'Let's Be Cops'

    It's survival of the fittest this weekend at the crowded late summer box office. For now, it looks like there's enough gas left in the tank for the geriatric action heroes of "The Expendables 3" to outflank the rising comic stars of "Let's Be Cops"...
  • Harvey Weinstein Sets Broadway Timeline for 'Finding Neverland'

    "Finding Neverland," the movie-to-musical adaptation produced by Harvey Weinstein, has penciled in a Broadway schedule, with the production aiming to begin performances in New York in March. The show will open in one of the nine Main Stem theaters...
  • Pre-Broadway Review: 'Finding Neverland'

    The new play that J.M. Barrie is struggling to write -- which would eventually become "Peter Pan" -- in the Broadway-bound tuner "Finding Neverland" doesn't come alive until he finds his villain in Captain Hook. The same can be said for the sometimes...
  • 'The Giver' takes on more action, but something's missing

    If it does little else, the movie version of Lois Lowry's "The Giver" restores that prize-winning young adult novel's pride of place as the elegant progenitor of dystopian follow-ups like "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent." Unfortunately, little else is...
  • En Cartelera: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle' y 'The Giver'

    En Cartelera:  'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle' y 'The Giver'
    The Giver La novela futurista Ya rubricada por Lois Lowry alcanza una moderada adaptación en The Giver, proyecto acariciado toda la vida por el actor y productor Jeff Bridges, quien protagoniza el filme. Publicada pocos años después de The Matrix,...
  • 'The Giver' doesn't get it, reviews say

    Two decades before big-screen adaptations of dystopian young-adult novels like "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent" became the rage, Lois Lowry's Newbery-winning book "The Giver" laid out the blueprint for the genre, in which a young hero challenges the...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Aug. 11-15, 2014)

    The Expendables 3 (Lionsgate) In the moviegoer's hierarchy of needs, a PG-13 "Expendables" is about as essential as a Joel Schumacher remake of "Tokyo Story." Or, to put it in terms more appropriate to its target audience: You need "The Expendables 3"...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'Expendables 3′ Goes to War with 'Turtles'

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...