Night at the Movies

...Stone) assigned to watch over him. Evans, Aiken, ExchangeFAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (PG-13): Thomas Vinterberg's adaptation of Thomas Hardy's novel about an independent woman pursued by a trio of disparate suitors. Exchange (opens 5/29)SAN...

USC obtains large Dashiell Hammett collection

...Columbia publisher Richard Layman.The collection includes a replica of the black Maltese Falcon statuette from the 1941 film adaptation starring Humphrey Bogart. It also has 400 letters Hammett wrote to his wife and two daughters, along with 70 letters written...

Pop Rocks: Make time for 'Possibilities'

...divests the book of some of the standard figures of speech that often fuel, and ultimately dilute, similar work. An adaptation of nearly four years' worth of blog entries ? the original draft was approximately 2,000 pages while the final product...

Going 'Wild' on your first long hike? Consider your feet

...inflicted on Cheryl Strayed's feet were co-stars in her book Wild, as they were for Reese Witherspoon in the popular movie adaptation that earned the actress an Oscar nomination.Toenails were taken by the too-small monsters, and both of the boots with...

Adaptation doesn't justify evolution

...regards to Don Bozeman's letter to the editor ("Compare evolution and adaptation," Jan. 28), once again one uses adaptation to justify evolutionary beliefs. Adaptation within a species has nothing to do with "molecules- to-man" Darwinian...

Compare evolution and adaptation

...Dan Duncan's comparison of evolution vs. adaptation ("Is it evolution or just adaptation?" Jan. 20). Evolution is a process that...population spread over many generations. Adaptation is an evolutionary change such as those caused...

Night at the Movies

...BELIEVE? (PG-13): A pastor is shaken by the faith of a street preacher. Evans, ExchangeFIFTY SHADES OF GREY (R): Adaptation of E.L. James' erotic bestseller. ExchangeFOCUS (R): A con man's (Will Smith) protege interferes with his latest...

A Song of Ice and Fire author Martin feels heat for release of book 6 'Wings of Winter'

...completed five of seven novels: The most recent, A Dance With Dragons, came out in 2011, the same year the television adaptation first aired. This season, the series will have exhausted almost all the material from the existing books."Fifty years...

Night at the Movies

...PG-13): Bianca tries to salvage what's left of her senior year. Evans, ExchangeFIFTY SHADES OF GREY (R): The movie adaptation of E.L. James' erotic bestseller. Evans, Aiken (ends 3/12), ExchangeFOCUS (R): A con man's (Will Smith...

Night at the Movies

...tries to salvage what's left of her senior year. Evans (ends 3/19), MonettaFIFTY SHADES OF GREY (R): The movie adaptation of E.L. James' erotic bestseller. Evans (ends 3/19), ExchangeFOCUS (R): A con man's (Will Smith) protege...