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Coraline

The Terrifying Book Every Kid Will Love

Off The Shelf | Posted 11.07.2014 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Sarah Jane Abbott for Off the Shelf When young Coraline's mother asks her where she has been all day, Coraline's fanciful response is, "I was kidn...

Coraline, by Neil Gaiman: The First Decade

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 11.09.2013 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

A generation of children has now grown up with, and cherishes, this story of an intrepid, likeable little girl named Coraline Jones, at the end of her summer school holidays in East Sussex, not so long ago.

Which Author Is Appearing On The Simpsons?

Madeleine Crum | Posted 11.17.2011 | Books

This Sunday, fantasy writer Neil Gaiman will be the latest celebrity to make a guest appearance on The Simpsons. He is perhaps best known for writing ...

Mother's Day: 12 Of The Most Horrifying Mothers In Literature (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On Mother's Day, nothing will make you want to celebrate your mom more than these horrifying mothers of literature. While we might have pouted over th...

Neil Gaiman And His Dark World (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Neil Gaiman let viewers and fans into his world of dark stories and creepy creativity in a video interview on CBS. The "Coraline" author spoke about h...

Oscar Nominations: The Books Behind The Movies (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt and Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Oscars are just around the corner, and out of the ten movies nominated for Best Picture, four are based on books. This isn't the first year that...

Neil Gaiman: Literary Rock Star and Me

Jeffrey Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeffrey Berman

Instead of wasting time heaping praise upon the literary world's first iconic "rock star," I'll simply recount my two encounters with the widely read author and then I'll let Neil Gaiman speak for himself.

Could Wes Anderson Win an Oscar?

Sam Wasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sam Wasson

I've begun to wonder, with the Oscar ballot deadline fast approaching, if any of the Academy's 5,777 voting members has begun to think seriously about talking animals.

AFI Top-10 List Of 2009 Movies

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The dramas "Precious" and "The Hurt Locker," the comedies "Up in the Air" and "The Hangover" and the animated tales "Up" and "Cora...

Better Late Than Never: The Best Movies of 2009

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Pardon the obvious tardiness, but as often occurs, life got in the way. So, no more procrastination, here are my favorite films of the just finished year.

Top Ten Greatest Films of 2009

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stanton Peele

It's that time of year again, the time when film critics and aficionados remind you of those great films - most of which you missed. Here are the top 10 movies of 2009.

Pixar Throws Down, with Up

Paul Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paul Snyder

Fifteen years since the release of Toy Story, Pixar has made it very clear that they would like to be considered a movie studio in the classic sense: their films all seem to illustrate a singular creative perspective.

Watchmen continues to bleed, Witch Mountain races to #1, and Taken will not die (weekend box office rundown for 03-15-09)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Well, the bleeding clotted somewhat on Watchmen, with a 'mere' 68% drop in weekend two, ending with $17.7 million. It's ten-day take is now at a trou...

Watchmen Goes Down Hard (Friday box office numbers for 3/13/09)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

While we can argue about the relative success of last weekend's opening, it can no longer be denied that Watchmen will cost Warner Bros. quite a bit of money.

Dakota Fanning's Busy Decade (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Dakota Fanning is having a big weekend. She is on Friday's "Late Show" with David Letterman to promote the two movies she stars in that both open this...