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  • Louis Zamperini, 'Unbroken' hero: A remarkable life, well told

    Louis Zamperini lived an impossible, remarkable life. And Laura Hillenbrand helped bring it to a wide audience with "Unbroken," the biography that was a Los Angeles Times Book Prize winner and bestseller when its subject was in his 90s. A biopic made from the book, directed by Angelina Jolie, is due in December.
  • War hero Louis Zamperini dies, but story will live on in 'Unbroken'

    The remarkable life of Louis Zamperini — the Olympic runner turned World War II bombardier who survived a plane crash in the Pacific, being stranded in a raft and being tortured by the Japanese — has ended. Zamperini died Wednesday at the...

    2014 Children's Read & Write: Librarians recommend summer reads

    2014 Children's Read & Write: Librarians recommend summer reads
    To encourage children's literacy and jump-start creativity, we're once again giving kids the opportunity to be published through the Chicago Tribune Read & Write program. First, download and fill out a permission slip. Then, choose one of the below...

    'Blind Side' Director John Lee Hancock Joins Lenny Dykstra Project (EXCLUSIVE)

    John Lee Hancock is re-teaming with "The Blind Side" producer Gil Netter to direct an untitled movie about former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra. Details of the project are being kept under wraps. Dykstra, a key part of the champion 1986 New...

    German Distrib SquareOne in 'Race' to Grow Production Arm

    Al Munteanu, head of German distributor SquareOne Entertainment, walked the red carpet on opening night at Cannes with a purpose, though the longtime exec didn't exactly plan it that way. "We acquired 'Grace of Monaco' exactly two years ago at the script...