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Thompson forgives Bonham Carter for Branagh affair

Thompson forgives Bonham Carter for Branagh affair

LONDON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- British actress Emma Thompson told The Sunday Times newspaper she forgives Helena Bonham Carter for having an affair with her former husband Kenneth Branagh.
Each generation defines 'horror' differently

Each generation defines 'horror' differently

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Confronting what scares us via Halloween isn't a new phenomenon, a U.S. expert says; throughout history each generation has defined "horror."

'The Good Life' actor Richard Briers dead at 79

LONDON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- British television star Richard Briers has died at his home in London after a long battle with emphysema, his agent said. He was 79.

'Frankenstein' computer program created

DALLAS, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. computer scientists say they've created a "Frankenstein" software program to help develop defenses against new kinds of cyberattacks.
Netflix preps 'Hemlock Grove' series

Netflix preps 'Hemlock Grove' series

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 21 (UPI) -- Netflix says it will be the exclusive home of "Hemlock Grove," a new suspense series set in a Pennsylvania steel town and based on the novel by Brian McGreevy.
Eckhart lands lead in 'I, Frankenstein' flick

Eckhart lands lead in 'I, Frankenstein' flick

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Aaron Eckhart is to play Adam Frankenstein in "I, Frankenstein," a film to start shooting in Australia in January.
Boyle to direct 'Frankenstein' play

Boyle to direct 'Frankenstein' play

LONDON, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Danny Boyle is to direct Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller in a new stage play about Dr. Frankenstein and his monster, London's National Theatre said.
Branagh in talks to direct 'Thor'

Branagh in talks to direct 'Thor'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Northern Irish actor-director Kenneth Branagh reportedly is in talks to direct the upcoming Marvel Comics superhero movie "Thor."

Mary Shelley letter discovered

FLORENCE, Italy, June 15 (UPI) -- A previously unknown letter written by "Frankenstein" author Mary Shelley has been discovered at an antiques fair in Tuscany, Italy.

Sci-fi writer Octavia Butler dead at 58

SEATTLE, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Author Octavia Butler, one of the few African-American females to find success writing science fiction novels, has died in Seattle at age 58.

'Frankenstein' gets new life at USA

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- A veteran Hollywood team will resurrect Dr. Frankenstein for a weekly television series on the USA Network, the Daily Variety reported Wednesday.

Of Human Interest: News-lite

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PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Of Human Interest: News-lite

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