Day: May 24, 2005

Depp as Hunter, Again

I don’t know if any of you liked the film of “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”, starring Johnny Depp. I didn’t, though I don’t think the problem was Depp but rather a basic mismatch between filmmaker Terry Gilliam’s showy visual stylizations and the raw material, which could have used … Read the rest

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Watered Down Literature

I’m all for bringing literature in its various forms to everyone, regardless of education, ability and interest … but do you think watering down some of the “classics” is the way to go? Barnes & Noble’s CEO Steve Riggio says yes. B&N’s publishing unit, Sterling Publishing, has created a series Read the rest

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