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Low-budget films get boost
By CINDY ADAMS AS we speak, there's the Lower East Side Film Festival. Judges include Rebecca Miller.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
The Indian Express
Emma Watson in Queen of the Tearling
Harry Potter actress Emma Watson has signed on to play the lead in Game of Thrones-style saga Queen of the Tearling .
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Students follow Emma Watson from Hogwarts to 'The End'
After 10 years of wielding a wand and being the brightest witch of her age, Emma Watson is increasingly adding a list of screen credits to her resume that do not start with "Harry Potter."
Higgins: Ignorance Wins in Hadley Middle School Book Controversy
On June 10, the Hadley Middle School Board of Education in Glen Ellyn reversed its prior decision to exclude the obscene and sexually graphic The Perks of Being a Wallflower from its independent reading program.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Emma Watson Books Fantasy Film Franchise 'Queen Of The Tearling'
Here's hoping Emma Watson survives the apocalypse in "This Is the End," because the 23-year-old has just booked a would-be film franchise.
Emma Watson Reveals: Theater Is 'My Next Thing'
In an interview with USA Today , 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson revealed that as soon as she completes her undergraduate degree at Brown University , she plans to head to the stage.
Literary reads that lit up the big screen
It's summertime and that means blockbuster season at the movie theatre where sequels, remakes and adaptations will leave little room at the box office for any original films.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Co-Founder's Death Marks End of a Chapter for Santa Barbara Writers Conference
Writers from across the country made the pilgrimage to the Hyatt Santa Barbara this week to share their stories and possibly hook a literary agent.
Coppola Takes on the Cult of Celebrity in "The Bling Ring"
By virtue of her birth, Sofia Coppola is no stranger to the trappings of celebrity and she has taken the subject on more than once as a filmmaker.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Controversial book headed back to Glen Ellyn District 41 library shelves
A controversial book removed in April from eighth-grade classrooms at Hadley Junior High School in Glen Ellyn will be back on the shelves when students return to class in the fall.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Santa Barbara Independent
Santa Barbara Writers Conference Celebrates 41 Years
Once a year, Santa Barbara's scribes crawl out of the woodwork for one of the most prestigious gatherings of writers on the West Coast.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Inside 'The Bling Ring' with Sofia Coppola and Emma Watson
"The Bling Ring" doesn't sound like the typical Sofia Coppola movie. Her films, like "The Virgin Suicides," "Lost in Translation" and "Somewhere," are quiet, contemplative dramas.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Emma Watson plans to return to Brown University in the fall
Actress Emma Watson , famous for her role as Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" movies as well as more recent films like "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," will return to Brown University in the fall of 2013.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
In your face: Morgan DeAntonio
Age, school, grade: 16, Berks Catholic High School, junior I see myself as: Outgoing, talkative, dedicated, friendly, helpful, charming and talented.
Thu May 30, 2013
Emma Watson shows her fresh-faced beauty as she runs errands in New York
She's been glamming it up on the red carpet earlier this month as she promoted The Bling Ring at Cannes.
Wed May 29, 2013
New Trailer for Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Starring Logan Lerman and Nathan Fillion
A new trailer Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters has been released. The follow-up finds the titular Percy and his friends venturing to a mythical land known as the Sea of Monsters to retrieve a golden fleece that is essential to the survival of his home.
Dist. 41 debates reinstating a Perks of Being a Wallflowera
Glen Ellyn District 41 school board members listen to parent Jen Boynton Tuesday during public comment about whether to keep the book "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" out of eighth grade classrooms.
Emma Watson admits feeling 'inadequate' as an actress
She's trying to carve herself a name away from the Harry Potter franchise with roles in The Perks Of Being A Wallflower and The Bling Ring.
Mon May 27, 2013
Dist. 41 takes new look at a Wallflowera book ban
A controversial book that was removed from eighth-grade classroom shelves at Hadley Junior High School in Glen Ellyn could return, under a proposal by school district officials.
Digital Game Developer
Who Has The Remote? Announces Top Three Movies Based on Books
Who Has The Remote? today released its collection of best book-based movies. Taking a story from the pages of a novel to the big screen is a hard feat.