Cynthia Dickison

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Who's up, who's down in movies

Who's up While Kathryn Bigelow was getting all the accolades, Betty Thomas quietly became the top-grossing female director, with $217...

Updated: March 18, 2010, - 04:09 PM

Who's up, who's down in movies

Who's upOld-timers. For the first time in years, the acting Oscars all went to folks over 40, from Mo'Nique (age...

Updated: March 11, 2010, - 03:09 PM

Picoult explores what-ifs of life

Mega-author Jodi Picoult's house rules: Write about what you don't know.

Updated: March 10, 2010, - 03:00 PM

The dish: Limiting Oscar speeches and more

Nominees are being asked to condense speeches

Updated: February 20, 2010, - 03:53 PM

Who's up, who's down in movies

Who's up By winning the American Cinema Editors' top award, on top of its Directors and Producers Guild honors, "The Hurt Locker" just might have sewn up a best picture Oscar.

Updated: February 18, 2010, - 05:16 PM

Shreve scales marital discord

Another engrossing Anita Shreve novel about adventure in Africa, and a marriage in turmoil.

Updated: November 24, 2009, - 06:01 PM

"Believers" clan is believable

In her third novel, Zöe Heller has created a Jonathan Franzen-style family leavened with a little Anne Tyler. The result...

Updated: April 03, 2009, - 04:49 PM

The bounce: Who's up

First-time screenwriter Robert Siegel made a big splash with "The Wrestler," and his directorial debut, "Big Fan," which he also wrote, is pulling in the fans at Sundance.

Updated: January 22, 2009, - 05:23 PM

Movies: 'Bangkok Dangerous'

The film, a remake by Danny and Oxide Pang of their own 1999 Thai-language original, stars Nicolas Cage as a hit man in love with a deaf pharmacist.

Updated: September 04, 2008, - 11:09 AM

Grappling with fish, and life

BOOK REVIEW: An outdoorsman/writer unsparingly chronicles his Alaskan summers with the salmon.

Updated: September 02, 2008, - 11:46 PM

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