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  • Mel Stuart dies at 83; 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' director

    Mel Stuart dies at 83; 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' director
    Mel Stuart had firmly established himself as an Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker in the 1960s when his daughter Madeline, a big fan of Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," insisted he turn the popular children's book into a movie.
  • Girl with IQ of 161: Nice, but could she outsmart Anakin Skywalker?

     
    This week we got word that British Mensa had accepted 3-year-old Alice Amos as the youngest member of the organization ...

    Random House and Penguin publishers may merge

    Random House and Penguin publishers may merge
    John Grisham and Tom Clancy in the same house? It’s possible, if newly confirmed merger talks between the publishers of the mega-authors are confirmed. Pearson, which owns Clancy publisher Penguin Group, issued a statement Thursday saying that it...

    In the moment with Cate Blanchett

    In the moment with Cate Blanchett
    On the surface, Cate Blanchett would seem to be the least Chekhovian human being on the planet. No idle longing for Moscow for this international stage and screen star, whose frequent flier mileage must have broken the million mark since she and her...

    Patricia Neal dies at 84; Oscar-winning actress found triumphs in a life of tragedies

    Patricia Neal dies at 84; Oscar-winning actress found triumphs in a life of tragedies
    Her life was marked by professional triumphs, including a Tony Award-winning debut on Broadway in Lillian Hellman's 1946 drama "Another Part of the Forest" and a best actress Oscar for her role in the 1963 drama "Hud." But for Patricia Neal, the husky-...