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July 12, 2013 | By Irene Lacher
New York-based author Lauren Weisberger recently followed up her big 2003 bestseller, "The Devil Wears Prada," with a sequel set a decade later, "Revenge Wears Prada" - her fifth novel about the young and chic. Weisberger's protagonist, Andy, has graduated from assisting the editor of a major fashion magazine to editing her own glossy that covers weddings. Did you feel any pressure from your publisher or fans to write a sequel to "The Devil Wears Prada"? I wouldn't say that I felt any pressure.
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July 21, 2013
I couldn't disagree more strongly with Steven Zeitchik ["All in Black and White," July 14] when he writes, "Because most movies are now shot digitally, modern black and white does have a different look than it did in the 20th century, offering sharper and more vivid contrasts. " The issue with the current state of digitally shot and projected (particularly the latter) movies is that they simply cannot achieve true deep black — nor can they accurately depict shadow detail. For those who can't see this for themselves, I have come up with a very simple test that one can do on the next trip to a movie theater: Look at the movie screen.
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May 28, 2003 | Irene Lacher, Special to The Times
It's easy to see why Conde Nast snatched Lauren Weisberger from the jaws of obscurity and plopped her in the anteroom of fashion's most powerful editor, Vogue's Anna Wintour. Weisberger landed a job as Wintour's assistant even though she lacked experience and that other wampum of the glossy magazine world -- connections. But Weisberger fit the fashion magazine mold.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 12, 2013 | By Irene Lacher
New York-based author Lauren Weisberger recently followed up her big 2003 bestseller, "The Devil Wears Prada," with a sequel set a decade later, "Revenge Wears Prada" - her fifth novel about the young and chic. Weisberger's protagonist, Andy, has graduated from assisting the editor of a major fashion magazine to editing her own glossy that covers weddings. Did you feel any pressure from your publisher or fans to write a sequel to "The Devil Wears Prada"? I wouldn't say that I felt any pressure.
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July 21, 2013
I couldn't disagree more strongly with Steven Zeitchik ["All in Black and White," July 14] when he writes, "Because most movies are now shot digitally, modern black and white does have a different look than it did in the 20th century, offering sharper and more vivid contrasts. " The issue with the current state of digitally shot and projected (particularly the latter) movies is that they simply cannot achieve true deep black — nor can they accurately depict shadow detail. For those who can't see this for themselves, I have come up with a very simple test that one can do on the next trip to a movie theater: Look at the movie screen.
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June 23, 2006 | Matea Gold, Times Staff Writer
When it came time to put together a trailer for the new movie "The Devil Wears Prada," the marketing folks at 20th Century Fox were initially stumped. "To be honest, we were struggling to find a trailer we thought did justice to the movie," said Pamela Levine, the studio's co-president of marketing.
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June 24, 2006 | Matea Gold, Times Staff Writer
When it came time to put together a trailer for the new movie "The Devil Wears Prada," the marketing folks at 20th Century Fox were initially stumped. "To be honest, we were struggling to find a trailer we thought did justice to the movie," said Pamela Levine, the studio's co-president of marketing.
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June 26, 2006 | Mimi Avins
Can you make a movie about a superficial world that isn't terminally shallow? We'll see, when the adaptation of "The Devil Wears Prada," the 2003 bestseller by first-time novelist Lauren Weisberger, comes to the screen Friday.
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May 25, 2008
All women will talk about: "Sex and the City: The Movie." Grab your girls and make a night of it. The ArcLight is hosting 21-and-over pre-parties for weekend screenings. Sixty bucks buys you a movie ticket and access to the bar, where you'll get two cocktails -- we see Cosmos in your future -- appetizers, a fedora and a martini glass. Mr. Big, sadly, not included. (Saturday and next Sunday) ...while some might talk about: "Chasing Harry Winston: A Novel." With the "Sex and the City" saga finally coming to a close, Lauren Weisberger, author of "The Devil Wears Prada," starts a new chapter about a trio of (younger)
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August 13, 2006
Rankings are based on a Times poll of Southland bookstores. *--* SO. CAL. RATING Fiction 1 The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards (Penguin: $14) A father hides the birth of a twin from his wife. 2 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See (Random House: $13.95) Two women in 19th century China. 3 The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger (Broadway: $13.95) A college grad enters fashion publishing.
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May 28, 2003 | Irene Lacher, Special to The Times
It's easy to see why Conde Nast snatched Lauren Weisberger from the jaws of obscurity and plopped her in the anteroom of fashion's most powerful editor, Vogue's Anna Wintour. Weisberger landed a job as Wintour's assistant even though she lacked experience and that other wampum of the glossy magazine world -- connections. But Weisberger fit the fashion magazine mold.
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