CONTROVERSY & SUCCESS: OPRAH ALUM JAMES FREY LAUNCHES DIGITAL BOOK VENTURE

Memoirist-cum-novelist James Frey could never be thought of as boring.

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THE NOVEMBER MAN: LATE CHICAGO WRITER BILL GRANGER FINALLY GETS HIS BIG SCREEN CLOSE UP

One of the added perks in seeing a film based on a book is that the movie-going experience occasionally introduces an audience member to the work of a writer he or she may not hav

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ROBIN WRIGHT WALTZES WITH HERSELF IN SCI-FI TINSELTOWN SEND UP THE CONGRESS

“Why not use the specimen herself?” Actress Robin Wright posed that question to herself and then to filmmaker Ari Folman as the two set out to make The Congress, Folman’s fo

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ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC GOES BIG TOP: CIRCUS ELECTRONICA HITS THE ROAD WITH U.S. TOUR

They bill themselves as the only touring act of their kind in the world.

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WEDDING BELLS FOR HOLLYWOOD’S NUMERO UNO DUO — BRANGELINA TIES THE KNOT

NOT the real wedding between this famous bride and groom, but don’t Brangelina take a cute photo? Set aside the speculation and the rampant rumors once and for all.

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ON THE TUBE: ONE FINAL TIME IN THE ABC ANCHOR CHAIR FOR DIANE SAWYER

She says she’s merely moving down the hall and up the stairs — in other words, ABC news viewers haven’t seen the last of Diane Sawyer.

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CALVARY: FILMMAKER JOHN MICHAEL MCDONAGH PUTS HIS FAITH IN BRENDAN GLEESON ONCE AGAIN

With a title such as Calvary, a film is more or less telegraphing something of its theme before the lights go down in the theater.

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UK’S SAM SMITH SINGS “I’M NOT THE ONLY ONE,” BUT YEAH, HE SORTA IS SEZ SOUNDSCAN

Is there anyone out there who hasn’t recorded a cover of Sam Smith’s sizzling single, Stay With Me? Forget selfies.

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ON CABLE: INCOMING LAKERS COACH BYRON SCOTT TALKS UPCOMING SEASON

Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott comes into his new job on the periphery of one of the biggest and — some might say — strangest stories the world of sport is likel

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NOVELIST GAYLE FORMAN ON CLARITY AND AMBIGUITY IN IF I STAY

Starring Chloe Grace Moretz as the young protagonist Mia, If I Stay, the film adaptation from the popular 2009 young adult novel by the award-winning writer Gayle Forman, is rooted

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IT’S OFFICIAL: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY CLOBBERS ALL COMERS FOR SUMMER BOX OFFICE — AND STILL COUN...

Update: The weekend box office ending on Monday, August 25 has confirmed the expected: Guardians of the Galaxy continues to take in out-of-this-world numbers and has supplanted T

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ONE DIRECTION TO HEAD IN SEVERAL DIRECTIONS? WELL, SURE THEY ARE — NOT!

The web wags are all abuzz: One Direction is headed for many separate directions. Gasp. Well, no.

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