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  • UrbanWorld Film Festival to Open with 'Beyond the Lights'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The 2014 UrbanWorld Film Festival, the 18th annual fest presented by BET and sponsored by HBO, has set a lineup of 70 films including opener "Beyond the Lights" from director Gina Prince-Bythewood ("Love and Basketball," "The...
  • Academy Invites 271 New Members

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks. Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...
  • A full list of Academy member invitees

    A full list of Academy member invitees
    Invitations were sent to 271 individuals to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Thursday. They gain entry to the academy by earning an Oscar nomination, by getting two members to pen recommendations or by receiving an endorsement...
  • Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Films Pins Down Rights to 'The Invention of Wings'

    Oprah Winfrey's production shingle Harpo Films has acquired rights to "The Secret Life of Bees" author Sue Monk Kidd's latest tome "The Invention of Wings." The book, which debuted in January at No. 1 on the New York Times bestsellers list, centers on...
  • Oprah Winfrey to turn Sue Monk Kidd's 'Invention of Wings' into film

    Oprah Winfrey to turn Sue Monk Kidd's 'Invention of Wings' into film
    Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films has produced just one movie in the last 15 years ("The Great Debaters"), and Winfrey herself has starred in just one film of her own ("Lee Daniels' The Butler). But Harpo on Tuesday made a big move on the development...
  • Readers of the Week: Sisters Book Club

    Readers of the Week: Sisters Book Club
    Our club We are the Sisters Book Club, founded in 1992. We started as a Christian-based book club but have expanded into reading fiction, nonfiction and autobiographies. Our meetings We get together to discuss our books once a month. The host...
  • The Biblioracle: Stuck in the mid-list with you

    The Biblioracle: Stuck in the mid-list with you
    As the impact of the Internet and digital technology continues to treat publishing like an Etch-a-Sketch, seemingly redrawing its rules and parameters every other week, it's hard to know who is "winning" and who is "losing." According to Colin Robinson,...
  • Review: 'The Invention of Wings' by Sue Monk Kidd

    Review: 'The Invention of Wings' by Sue Monk Kidd
    A century and a half after slavery was abolished in the United States, this shameful chapter in our nation's history continues to fascinate in our popular culture. Last year, we were mesmerized by two brutally realistic portrayals of what it meant to be a...
  • USC study: Minorities still under-represented in popular films

    USC study: Minorities still under-represented in popular films
    With this year's high-profile movies "The Butler," "42" and "12 Years a Slave" prominently featuring black actors, it may seem as though the multiplex is enjoying new levels of diversity. But popular films still under-represent minority characters and...
  • Book calendar: Author events for the week of September 12, 2010

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY William Gibson: The author will read and sign his new novel, "Zero History." Book Soup 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Noon. Free. (310) 659-3110. William Gibson: The author will read and...
  • Interactive video turns Facebook fears into 2 minutes of horror

    Interactive video turns Facebook fears into 2 minutes of horror
    A sweaty, wild-eyed man in a stained undershirt hunches over his computer in a shadowy basement. He's broken into your Facebook account and is reading your posts as his dirty, cracked fingernails paw at the keyboard. Rage (jealousy? hate?) builds as he...
  • HUDSON'S MOTHER, BROTHER KILLED

    Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson considered her mother's Chicago home a haven, a place where she could find respite from Hollywood's occasionally brutal and superficial ways. That South Side sanctuary, however, was violently shattered Friday when...