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Five Real Book Thieves

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Who doesn’t love a good heist story? Markus Zusak may have popularized the idea in his YA novel, 'The Book Thief,' but literary theft isn’t exclusive to the realm of fiction. Column by Leah Dearborn photo by Simon Lesley Although Markus...Show More Summary

Katherine Paterson Lit Adaptation ‘The Great Gilly Hopkins’ Adds Julia Stiles, More

EXCLUSIVE: Julia Stiles has joined the cast of The Great Gilly Hopkins, an adaptation of Bridge To Terabithia author Katherine Paterson’s YA novel of the same name. The Book Thief‘s Sophia Nelisse is playing young protagonist Gilly, who dreams of being reunited one day with her mysterious and exotic mother. Show More Summary

Director Brian Percival Exits AMC Pilot ‘Knifeman’

AMC Studios is looking for a new director to helm AMC drama pilot Knifeman after The Book Thief director Brian Percival, tapped for the job in March, had to pull out for personal reasons. Based on Wendy Moore’s John Hunter biographyShow More Summary

Crazy 3-D Newspaper Ad Brilliantly Hides a Whole Kitchen Inside a Classifieds Page

8 months agoMarketing / Advertising : AdFreak

Innovative newspaper ads are a rare beast. We've seen a few fun ones lately—the Game of Thrones ad with the dragon shadow; the ad for the movie The Book Thief with two almost completely blank pages. Here's an interesting one from Colombia. Show More Summary

Germany Cuts Funding for Film Tax Incentive

The German tax incentive program has backed such projects as "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "The Monuments Men" and "The Book Thief." read more

AMC Sets Directors For ‘Knifeman’ & ‘Galyntine’ Pilots

AMC Studios has tapped The Book Thief director Brian Percival (Downton Abbey) to helm the pilot for Knifeman, the drama about a charming, arrogant surgeon who robs graves and harvests organs in 18th century London. Rolin Jones (United...Show More Summary

REVIEW: The Book Thief

The Coming of Age book has become fodder for dystopian science fiction and fantasy while some of the toughest Worldbuilding is done right here, on the planet Earth. Things don’t get more dystopian than growing up in Nazi Germany during World War II. Show More Summary

The Book Thief (Blu-ray)

8 months agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Patrick Naugle Quote: "Unlike the book, which saw its popularity skyrocket over the years, the film adaptation seems to have come and gone like a proverbial thief in the night."

This Week In Home Entertainment: Inside Llewyn Davis, The Book Thief And More

Inside Llewyn Davis Blu-ray The Coen Brothers picked an attractive setting for their latest theatrical endeavor. Greenwich Village in the sixties is a place bustling with life, art and plenty of movement--even during the cold, grey days of winter—making for a great place and time to introduce a character. Show More Summary

'The Book Thief' John Williams Featurette | EXCLUSIVE

8 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

The legendary composer discusses setting up the score for the Oscar nominated drama, on Blu-ray and DVD March 11. [...]

Lena Dunham Deletes & Apologizes for Molestation Joke Tweet

Find out what Lena Dunham deleted from her Twitter feed- US Weekly Is Paula Patton leaning toward reconciling with Robin Thicke?- TMZ Win a FREE copy of The Book Thief on Blu-ray- Just Jared Jr Band of Brothers veteran dies at 90- Entertainment Weekly Katie Holmes is returning to television- Lainey Gossip Jessica Simpson shares [...]

'The Book Thief' Sophie Nelisse Joining Glenn Close for 'Gilly Hopkins'

After making a splash with a fantastic performance in The Book Thief, young Sophie Nelisse has lined up a new adaptation, this time of a book geared towards kids. Variety has word that Nelisse will lead The Great Gilly Hopkins, an adaptation of the Newbery Award-winning book of the same name by Katherine Paterson. Show More Summary

Berlin Briefs: Sophie Nélisse To Play ‘Gilly Hopkins’; ‘Max Steel’ Casts Two; More

The Great Gilly Hopkins is a project that was originally announced at last year’s EFM with Kathy Bates and Danny Glover aboard. The title role has now been cast with The Book Thief‘s Sophie Nélisse playing a wisecracking girl who moves from foster home to foster home until she lands at the house of the weird Maime Trotter (Bates). Show More Summary

The Book Thief: Being Human in the Midst of Inhumanity

A World War II film with an unexpected theme. "I'm always finding humans at their best and their worst," concludes Death, narrator of the new film, The Book Thief, "I see their ugliness and their beauty, and I wonder how the same thing...Show More Summary

John Williams is back in Oscar contention

10 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

Oscars shortlist for Original Score, just announced:     “The Book Thief,” John Williams; “Gravity,” Steven Price; “Her,” William Butler and Owen Pallett; “Philomena,” Alexandre Desplat; “Saving Mr. Banks,” Thomas Newman.

Movie Review: Nazi youth could be swell people too, argues the 5-hour Generation War

In movies as varied as Das Boot, Downfall, and last year’s The Book Thief, directors haven’t shied from depicting the German perspective on World War II. Dipping further into that representational quagmire, the made-for-TV miniseries...Show More Summary

The Book Thief Will Read Its Way Onto Blu-ray In March

There were a lot of book adaptations that hit theaters towards the end of the year. While big budget films like The Hunger Games and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug made a big splash at the box office, lower budget options like The Book Thief still managed to touch hearts. Show More Summary

The Book Thief Blu-ray and DVD Arrive March 11th

10 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Fans can purchase this drama on Digital HD February 25th. Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson star in this true story adaptation set in World War II. [...]

aworks listening log :: december 31, 2013

11 months agoMusic / Classical : aworks

John Williams. The Book Thief (2013). Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [Sony Classical] Daniel Wohl. Insext (2012). Corps Exquis [New Amsterdam] Duane Pitre. Bridges (2012). Duane Pitre, Oliver Barrett, Bhob Rainey - Bridges [Important Records] Carl Stone. Sonamu (2010). Sarah Cahill...

OSCARS Q&A: Geoffrey Rush ‘The Book Thief

Although the Holocaust is a well-visited subject for Hollywood, Geoffrey Rush says he was struck by how The Book Thief — based on the 2007 novel by Marcus Zusak — offers “another different perspective on everything.” Rush, who has an...Show More Summary

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