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From Inside the Box"Except," says Jordan, "it was far more savage than 'The Godfather' was."...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelVariety is reporting that the veteran Irish director (The Crying Game, The Brave One, Interview with the Vampire ) Neil Jordan will be the filmmaker who tackles the Paul Murray novel Skippy Dies. It's a lavishly praised book about troubled teens...
Jacket CopyNeil 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......
The Hero ComplexNeil 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......
The Hero ComplexAlicia Lozano makes her return to the Hero Complex with coverage of a packed-house event at UCLA's Royce Hall. Neil Gaiman had a rough year. His father died while the 49-year-old author was working on a screenplay of his 2005......
By Kenneth Turan Times Staff Writer"THE BRAVE ONE" is less a brave movie than a foolhardy one. Trapped in a no man's land between seriousness and pulp trash, it plays like a combination of "Death Wish" and "The Hours." If that sounds like an awkward fit, it is. The first collaboration...
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Zap2It.comNeil, 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...
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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...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterON 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...
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Zap2It.comParis — CROWNED at Cannes one minute only to be buried in Britain the next, Ken Loach's new film, "The Wind That Shakes the Barley," arrives in the U.S. with a rabble-rousing reputation. In May, Loach marched up Cannes' red steps to receive his...
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Times Staff WriterPatrick "Kitten" Braden, the husky-voiced, heavy-lidded transvestite played by Cillian Murphy in Neil Jordan's "Breakfast on Pluto," wishes that everybody would stop being so serious. Which is pretty wishful as wishes go, considering Patrick/Kitten...
Zap2It.comNaveen Andrews is set to join the cast of "The Brave One," a revenge thriller set up at Warner Bros. Neil Jordan is directing the project, which is set to go in front of cameras in August with Oscar winner Jodie Foster in the lead role and recent Academy...
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