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  • Nick Hornby on 'Funny Girl'

    Nick Hornby on 'Funny Girl'
    From "Are You Being Served?" and "Keeping Up Appearances" to "Fawlty Towers" and "Absolutely Fabulous," Americans have long appreciated British situation comedy with strong female characters. But the history of the woman-centered Britcom is surprisingly fraught, with origins in the early 1960s, when the emerging freedoms of the so-called Swinging '60s were still denied many women working in light entertainment.
  • Sundance 2015: 'Brooklyn' hits home for Irish actress Saoirse Ronan

    Sundance 2015: 'Brooklyn' hits home for Irish actress Saoirse Ronan
    A gifted cinematic presence since her Oscar-nominated "Atonement" debut at age 12, Saoirse Ronan has played everything from a young assassin raised among wolves in "Hanna" to a resident of "Grand Budapest Hotel's" imaginary Zubrowka. But "Brooklyn," her...

    Nick Hornby's 'Funny Girl' traces the road to stardom

    Nick Hornby's 'Funny Girl' traces the road to stardom
    Nick Hornby's last novel, "Juliet, Naked" (2009), felt like a culmination of a kind. Revolving around a reclusive rock star and the fans who will not let him rest, it was a callback to Hornby's early work — "Fever Pitch," a nonfiction account of his...

    From page to soundstage: Award-contending films based on books

    Long before Hollywood became obsessed with superheroes, the studios looked to the publishing world for content and inspiration. That turned out to be the case this year when a number of books — novels and nonfiction — got turned into...

    'Gone Girl,' 'Wild,' 'Inherent Vice' among Scripter Award nominees

    The authors and screenwriters of "Gone Girl," "The Imitation Game," "Inherent Vice," "The Theory of Everything" and "Wild' were nominated Thursday morning  for the 27th USC Libraries Scripter Award. The Scripter honors the screenwriter or...