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
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
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
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
The German tax incentive program has backed such projects as "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "The Monuments Men" and "The Book Thief." read more
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
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
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."
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 legendary composer discusses setting up the score for the Oscar nominated drama, on Blu-ray and DVD March 11. [...]
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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
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
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
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.
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
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
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. [...]
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...
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