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  • Boom! TNT goes for genre drama at upfront

    Boom! TNT goes for genre drama at upfront
    TNT used its upfront presentation Wednesday to introduce a "brand refresh" and a slate of programming heavy on action and supernatural thrills. The network's new tagline, "TNT Drama. Boom." and refreshed direction is designed to attract younger and "a...
  • CANNES: Movies With Pickup Buzz in the Market

    4 Minute Mile Director: Charles-Olivier Michaud Producers: Mark DiSalle, Deborah Moore, Jennifer Reibman, Micah Sparks Cast: Analeigh Tipton, Cam Gigandet, Kim Basinger Sales: Double Dutch Intl. Autobahn Director: Eran Creevy Producers: Joel Silver,...
  • CBS Pool Party Kicks Off Summer Programming

    The annual CBS TV Studios summer soiree wasn't so much a night under the stars as it was one among them. With nary a light in the sky, the rooftop pool area of the London Hotel on May 19 was a who's who of execs and stars involved with new and established...
  • Simon & Schuster joins Oyster and Scribd for 'Netflix for e-books'

    Simon & Schuster joins Oyster and Scribd for 'Netflix for e-books'
    Two major services hoping to become 'Netflix for e-books' got a big boost Wednesday: Simon & Schuster has made its backlist available to both Oyster and Scribd. For a monthly fee — $8.99 for Scribd, $9.95 for Oyster — each offers unlimited...
  • 143 books to read in summer 2014

    143 books to read in summer 2014
    Welcome, summer! For some, summer brings long days stretched out by the pool with a hardcover or juicy paperback; for others, an e-book on the phone or audio book in the car can do the trick. Whatever the season has in store, it provides ample...
  • No summer vacation for network TV; it has big plans instead

    No summer vacation for network TV; it has big plans instead
    This post has been updated. See below for details. The summer blockbusters are coming. And to see them, you don't even need to get off your sofa. The TV networks are pouring unprecedented amounts of money — and some very creative deal-making...
  • Stephen King's 'A Good Marriage' Scares Up U.S. Distribution

    Screen Media Films has acquired North American rights to thriller "A Good Marriage," adapted from Stephen King's short story from the collection "Full Dark, No Stars." King wrote the screenplay, and Peter Askin directed the film, starring Joan Allen,...
  • Open your eyes to a new kind of 'Carrie'

    Open your eyes to a new kind of 'Carrie'
    They came in abundance on Thursday night to the Richard Christiansen Theater to sneer at Carrie, to mock her telekinetic powers, to laugh at her symbiotic relationship with pig's blood, to chortle at her fate. They came to poke fun at a girl who in 1988...
  • 'What Jackie Taught Us' -- understanding Jackie Kennedy Onassis

    "Chocolate comes from cocoa, which comes out of a tree. Therefore, chocolate counts as salad," as the new saying goes. And for an old saying, we'll use Richard Wilbur's mysterious one. He was Poet Laureate in 1987. He wrote: "We milk the cow of the world,...
  • In defense of Billy Corgan's 'Siddhartha'

    In defense of Billy Corgan's 'Siddhartha'
    "Play normal music!" The woman yelling this at Neil Young stood three rows away from him at the Rosemont Theater in 2004. Between each song, as he spoke to the crowd about the next chapter in "Greendale," the theatrical rock play he was presenting...
  • Thrillers reviewed

    Thrillers reviewed
    Pandemic by Scott Sigler, Crown, 592 pages, $26 When George Romero popularized zombies in the '60s, they were straightforwardly a trope for Cold War anxieties. They trudged and lurched, as vacant as the '50s stereotypes of mindless consumers rising from...
  • Comic book writer Scott Snyder talks about taking on Batman

    Comic book writer Scott Snyder talks about taking on Batman
    Among the many stars of comic books and graphic novels to appear at C2E2 (Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo) this weekend will be DC Comics' Batman scribe Scott Snyder.  I first discovered Snyder after reading his breakthrough horror title “...