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  • Toronto touts prestige pics

    Toronto touts prestige pics
    The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled a lineup of prestigious films on Wednesday bound to attract awards and critical attention. The festival's 32nd annual slate includes 349 films from 55 countries. Among the highlights is the world premiere...
  • The Contender: 'The Young Victoria' costume designer Sandy Powell

    The Contender: 'The Young Victoria' costume designer Sandy Powell
    Costume designer Sandy Powell netted her eighth Oscar nomination with her work on "The Young Victoria," director Jean-Marc Vallee's biopic of the early life of the iconic British monarch (played by Emily Blunt). The honor is the latest in a celebrated...
  • 'Brooklyn' by Colm Tóibín

    Brooklyn A Novel Colm Tóibín Scribner: 272 pp., $25 Colm Tóibín leads a generation of Irish novelists, born in the 1950s, who have achieved wide international readership. Sebastian Barry, Roddy Doyle, Neil Jordan and Patrick McCabe have long been...
  • Neil Gaiman says Neil Jordan will direct 'Graveyard Book' film

    Neil Gaiman says Neil Jordan will direct 'Graveyard Book' film
  • Giving Angela Carter her due

    By Richard Rayner "A good writer can make you believe time stands still. Yet the end of all stories, even if the writer forbears to mention it, is death," wrote the English writer Angela Carter, who died 16 years ago this month. At the time Carter was...
  • 'Graveyard Book' Unearths Neil Jordan

    Neil, meet Neil. Neil Jordan will direct an adaptation of writer Neil Gaiman's "The Graveyard Book," according to Variety. "The Graveyard Book," winner of the 2009 Newbery Medal, is an update of "The Jungle Book" in which young orphan Nobody Owens is...
  • Clint Eastwood targets the legacy of Dirty Harry

    Clint Eastwood targets the legacy of Dirty Harry
    ON a recent afternoon at the Warner Bros. lot, Clint Eastwood took a break from a long day in the editing bay and strolled over to a hushed screening room. There, his armed-and-dangerous past was waiting for him, and the filmmaker winced when he looked it...
  • Is Hollywood really a hotbed of support for Roman Polanski?

     
    With all the studio hirings and firings in the last 24 hours, I've been too busy to revisit until now one of the most wonderfully bizarre twists in the Roman Polanski case. For days on end, I've been reading stories......
  • Maurice Sendak and his 'Wild Things': The legacy of their 1963 rumpus

     
    Scott Timberg has written wonderful articles this year on noted authors and the legacy of their work in film. Especially memorable were his enlightening piece on John D. MacDonald and his smartly written survey of Arthur Conan Doyle's posthumous...
  • Neil Gaiman's 'Statuesque' is a model effort

     
    If you made a short list of the most important comic book writers of the last two decades, one of the names right near the top of that list would have to be Neil Gaiman, whose 75-issue run on "The......
  • Neil Gaiman says 'Graveyard Book' film is dead -- for now

     
    Neil Gaiman knows that the best stories must be both bitter and sweet -- he is, after all, the author of “The Graveyard Book,” the tender children’s novel that opens with a nasty knife murder. Still, the 49-year-old Brit sounds......
  • Neil Gaiman: 'The Graveyard Book' will stay a book

     
    Neil Gaiman is all over the pop culture map, from comic books to novels to Twitter to the movie "Coraline." But his recent young adult novel, "The Graveyard Book," which won a Newbery Medal and a Hugo award -- will......