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OBS PRESENTS: DVD & BLU-RAY RELEASES FOR MARCH 2ND

2012 (2009) Action, Drama, Sci-Fi (PG-13) Centuries ago, the Mayans left us their calendar, with a clear end date and all that it implies. Since then, astrologists have discovered it, numerologists have found patterns that predict it, geologists say the earth is overdue for it, and even government scientists cannot … Continue reading

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OBS PRESENTS: MOVIE POSTERS FOR WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE

Brought to you by OBS Staff member Krystal Here at Open Book Society we like to see things from every angle. Movie posters are what sells people’s opinions of a film and like a book cover it has to be appealing. Also like books, movie posters can look differently depending … Continue reading

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BOOKS NEWS FOR NOV. 10TH: STEAMPUNK, WEREWOLVES, AND AND WHERE THE WILD THINGS CAME FROM

By Cindy Hannikman at Fantasy Book Critic: “Nine Pound Hammer” Book One in the Clockwork Dark Series by John Claude Bemis Introduction: With so many books now a days using Greek mythology, or Roman mythology or sometimes even Irish and Russian mythology as a base for the plot line in … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS OCT 18TH: WEITZ BROTHERS AND WTWTA STORYBOARD

Paul and Chris Weitz find a blood bond www.latimes.com: Director brothers Paul and Chris Weitz didn’t plan it this way. Yes, they’re both releasing new films within weeks of each other and, yes, each of those new movies is an adaptation of a popular young-adult vampire novel: Paul’s “Cirque du … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS OCT 18TH, TEENS AND THE WILD THINGS

Teens might be surprised by what they find at the local library www.lufkindailynews.com: What makes up the average teenager’s day? School, homework, extracurricular activities, after-school jobs, television and online activities are just a few examples of the day-to-day bits of life that seem to take up much of their time. … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS OCT 17TH

We have all sorts of books news for today for all those book lovers, don’t forget to give OBS you opinions! 🙂 Kids’ books face a rough path to the big screen msnbc.com: Novels, like the Harry Potter series or the works of Roald Dahl (including “The Fantastic Mr. Fox,” coming … Continue reading

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Maurice Sendak: Where the Wild Things Are

Brought to you by OBS Staff Member Rose Full Story I grew up having Where The Wild Things Are become of one my most treasured possessions.  What child could not relate to precocious Max and his wild imagination or his need to cause mischief? Dressed in wolf footy pajamas topped … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR OCTOBER 15TH WOLVERINE SEQUEL, THE AVENGERS & WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE

Gavin Hood Talks Wolverine; Possible Sequel rottentomatoes.com South African Gavin Hood directed the Oscar-winning Tsotsi but has also knocked about Hollywood, acted in over a dozen movies and, following his political thriller Rendition, got the nod to helm the blockbuster X-Men Origins: Wolverine . Though the film drew mixed reviews, … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR OCTOBER 15TH: VAMPIRES, WEREWOLVES AND WILD THINGS

From Crystal Patriarche at sheknows. com Entertainment: Vampires vs Werewolves: books battle The thing is, I’ve been into vampires for a long time. For all you teens out there, dig up an oldie at your local movie store – ask the clerk for The Lost Boys. It’s a classic vampire … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR OCT 9TH!

We have exciting things for todays movie news! First up we have… Where the Wild Things Are exclusive interviews Thanks to scifiwire.com: Go behind the scenes with Max Records, Forest Whitaker, Lauren Ambrose and the rest of the cast of Where the Wild Things Are. Director Spike Jonze’s film adaptation of Maurice … Continue reading

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BOOK CHARTS FOR OCT 8TH

By The Associated Press PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS HARDCOVER FICTION 2. “An Echo in the Bone” by Diana Gabaldon (Delacorte) 6. “Her Fearful Symmetry” by Audrey Niffenegger (Scribner) 12. “Dead and Gone” by Charlaine Harris (Ace) 13. “The Girl Who Played With Fire” by Stieg Larsson (Knopf) TRADE PAPERBACKS 3. “The … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR OCTOBER 7

New Predator, The Flash and Thor updates, plus Where the Wild Things Are By Josh Tyler at cinemablend.com: The Flash May Be Starting Over Warner Bros. has had a movie version of the popular DC Comics character The Flash in some stage of pre-production for years. It’s just never gone … Continue reading

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“WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE” – COMPARING THE BOOK TO THE MOVIE

The ever wonderful Sara Gundell over at www.examiner.com reported this today:  Spike Jonze’s movie adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s beloved children’s book Where the Wild Things Are is finally coming to theaters this October — despite numerous delays and problems with the production. And now that the film is about to hit theaters, … Continue reading

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OPENING THE BOOK ON MAURICE SENDAK

rachel freedenberg over at Jweekly: Maurice Sendak is having a good year. Nearly 50 years after his beloved picture book “Where the Wild Things Are” was first published, it has been made into a highly anticipated live-action film opening Oct. 16. And on Tuesday, Sept. 8, the Contemporary Jewish Museum in … Continue reading

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