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  • 'Fantastic Mr. Fox' a fantastic second childhood

     
    What's the deal with hip young filmmakers and kids' books? Not even a month after Spike Jonze's 'Where the Wild Things Are,' we get 'Fantastic Mr. Fox' from Wes Anderson ('Rushmore,' 'The Darjeeling Limited'). Both these guys just turned 40. Is this the...
  • Spike Jonze to sign behind-the-scenes book on 'Wild Things' film Sunday

     
    The movie "Where the Wild Things Are" has sparked bookish interest around LA. Dave Eggers' young-adult reworking of the tale, "The Wild Things," has been on our hardcover bestsellers list for two weeks. Will the enthusiasm continue for Spike Jonze?......
  • Lionsgate planning aggressive rollout for 'Precious' after huge start

     
    Most years, at least one independent movie opens in the fall with dreams of Oscar glory and ends up a box-office sensation. This year, it's looking like that movie is 'Precious,' if Lionsgate's expansion plans pay off. The Sundance award-winning,......
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Nov. 8, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown : $27.99) An LAPD detective travels to Hong Kong to solve the murder of a Chinese immigrant. || 3 || || 2. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett...
  • Jeff Bewkes jumps to Warner Bros.' defense as Time Warner boosts outlook

     
    When it comes to talking smack about the movie business, just leave Warner Bros. out of it. That's the word from Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes. On a conference call with analysts, Bewkes said Warner Bros. is marching toward......
  • 'Ice Age' heats up News Corp.'s earnings, but overall revenues experience cooling

     
    A strong summer box office, a healthy cable business and strong book sales helped News Corp. report an 11% increase in net income, helping to offset decreases in the media conglomerate's broadcast television, newspaper and Internet businesses. The company...
  • 'This Is It' on its way to $200 million-plus, thanks mainly to foreigners

     
    He's huge in Japan. Michael Jackson's swan song 'This Is It' made up for a so-so start domestically by doing more than twice as much business overseas. The movie sold $32.5 million over its first five days in the U.S.......
  • Dave Eggers hits both the fiction and nonfiction bestseller lists

     
    Dave Eggers has accomplished a rare feat this week: He simultaneously made the L.A. Times nonfiction and fiction bestseller lists. His nonfiction book "Zeitoun" is the story of a family in New Orleans before and after Hurricane Katrina. When he......
  • Fearless Oscar prophets predict best picture nominees (Can 'Star Trek' or 'District 9' really fly?)

     
    Following up on the brave Oscar forecasts that we featured Tuesday, here's a new batch of best picture predictions from another gang of pundits: Thelma Adams (Us Weekly), Kevin Lewin (World Entertainment News Network), Richard Rushfield (Gawker), Jeff...
  • Gutsy Envelope gurus predict Oscar's best picture nominees

     
    I asked members of The Envelope's editorial team to predict the Oscar nominees for best picture and here's who rose to the challenge — our bloggers Pete Hammond (Notes on a Season) and Paul Gaita (The Circuit) and editor of our print edition Elena Howe....
  • Bad weekend at the box office gets worse

     
    The Angels weren't the only ones who had a bad Sunday.In a rarity for the movie industry, every movie in the top 10 ended up selling fewer tickets for the weekend than the studios that released them predicted on Sunday......