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The News & Observer
About Wolfe and Perkins, ‘Genius’ none too smart of a movieseek the full story of the Wolfe-Perkins collaboration must look elsewhere – pe
About Wolfe and Perkins, ‘Genius’ none too smart of a movie
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
seek the full story of the Wolfe-Perkins collaboration must look elsewhere – perhaps print. David Donald’s fine biography “Look Homeward” is a good place to start. Contributing columnist Edwin M. Yoder of Chapel Hill is a former editor and... Read more
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Boise Weekly
The Page Turner: Genius at Workbut it's unique." In Perkins' adept hands, the original manuscript, O Lost, be
The Page Turner: Genius at Work
Boise Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
but it's unique." In Perkins' adept hands, the original manuscript, O Lost, became Wolfe's late-1920s literary sensation, Look Homeward, Angel. Firth embodies Perkins in one of his better performances since his Oscar-winning turn in 2010's The... Read more
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examiner.com
Movie review: Genius may be bigger than its niche market suggestsof the 1900’s. If she were in the audience, she would delight along with everyo
Movie review: Genius may be bigger than its niche market suggests
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
of the 1900’s. If she were in the audience, she would delight along with everyone else that Wolfe finally comes up with Look Homeward, Angel as a title after much angst and coaxing. But Bernstein would be making dramatic appearances that... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The 'Genius' Of Editor Max Perkinsour lives, that Thomas Wolfe is almost completely forgotten. If 'Genius' does a
The 'Genius' Of Editor Max Perkins
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
our lives, that Thomas Wolfe is almost completely forgotten. If 'Genius' does anything, I hope it inspires people to buy 'Look Homeward, Angel' or 'Of Time and the River' and start reading." The film "Genius" looks specifically to the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Genius' review: Colin Firth, Jude Law more average than brilliantScribner's publishing house mentor, editor and friend, William Maxwell Evarts P
'Genius' review: Colin Firth, Jude Law more average than brilliant
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Scribner's publishing house mentor, editor and friend, William Maxwell Evarts Perkins. The relationship produced Wolfe's "Look Homeward, Angel" and "Of Time and the River," and placed Wolfe in the august company of Perkins' other "finds," F. Scott... Read more
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The Columbian
Firth plays self-effacing literary editor in ‘Genius’who have an almost telepathic mutual understanding, the two would collaborate o
Firth plays self-effacing literary editor in ‘Genius’
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
who have an almost telepathic mutual understanding, the two would collaborate on that first manuscript (which would become “Look Homeward, Angel”) and Wolfe’s only best-seller, “Of Time and the River,” an even more unwieldy continuation of his... Read more
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TribLIVE
Review: Firth plays self-effacing literary editor Maxwell Perkins in ‘Genius’portrayed with puppyish overeagerness by Jude Law. The two would collaborate on
Review: Firth plays self-effacing literary editor Maxwell Perkins in ‘Genius’
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
portrayed with puppyish overeagerness by Jude Law. The two would collaborate on that first manuscript (which would become “Look Homeward, Angel”) and Wolfe's only best-seller, “Of Time and the River,” an even more unwieldy continuation of his... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
'Genius' turns life of an editor into compelling talefilm also shows, and this is interesting, the nuts and bolts of the actual work
'Genius' turns life of an editor into compelling tale
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
film also shows, and this is interesting, the nuts and bolts of the actual work. It took months and months to get Wolfe's "Look Homeward, Angel" into shape for publication, and even longer to get "Of Time and the River" ready because after the... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Jude Law goes way over the top in 'Genius'seeing how their shared editor Maxwell Perkins helped bring forth novels like “
Jude Law goes way over the top in 'Genius'
The Arizona Republic / Posted 9 days ago
seeing how their shared editor Maxwell Perkins helped bring forth novels like “The Sun Also Rises,” “The Great Gatsby” and “Look Homeward, Angel” is enticing. The movie itself is a little less so. If you’re a literature junkie, and I cringe at... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Cry Wolfetell him his novel has been accepted. Under Max’s prodding, Tom makes drastic c
Cry Wolfe
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
tell him his novel has been accepted. Under Max’s prodding, Tom makes drastic cuts and a change of title — from O Lost to Look Homeward, Angel — and makes the bestseller list, but success changes Tom into a full-tilt diva who’s weirdly codependent... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Genius' review: Colin Firth, Jude Law more average than brilliantScribner's publishing house mentor, editor and friend, William Maxwell Evarts P
'Genius' review: Colin Firth, Jude Law more average than brilliant
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Scribner's publishing house mentor, editor and friend, William Maxwell Evarts Perkins. The relationship produced Wolfe's "Look Homeward, Angel" and "Of Time and the River," and placed Wolfe in the august company of Perkins' other "finds," F. Scott... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
‘Genius’ gives love to Thomas Wolfe’s underappreciated, beleagured editora son.) It shows also, and this is interesting, the nuts and bolts of the actua
‘Genius’ gives love to Thomas Wolfe’s underappreciated, beleagured editor
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
a son.) It shows also, and this is interesting, the nuts and bolts of the actual work. It took months and months to get “Look Homeward, Angel” into shape for publication, and even longer to get “Of Time and the River” ready, because after the... Read more
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Raw Story
Can Jude Law’s ‘Genius’ capture the essence of Thomas Wolfe?Carolina – Wolfe’s hometown – could elicit very different reactions from the te
Can Jude Law’s ‘Genius’ capture the essence of Thomas Wolfe?
Raw Story / Posted 15 days ago
Carolina – Wolfe’s hometown – could elicit very different reactions from the temperamental author. Wolfe’s first novel, “Look Homeward, Angel,” was a thinly veiled autobiography, and the inspirations for many characters were easily identifiable.... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
No work of 'Genius,' this literary drama is strictly by-the-bookPerkins, against the better judgment of many, has already decided to accept it.
No work of 'Genius,' this literary drama is strictly by-the-book
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
Perkins, against the better judgment of many, has already decided to accept it. If the task of cutting 60,000 words from “Look Homeward, Angel!” sounds daunting, it’s a mere shave compared with the challenge presented by Wolfe’s... Read more
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New York Post
Jude Law gives the worst performance of his career in ‘Genius’York of the Roaring ’20s trims down a much-rejected manuscript that ran over 1,
Jude Law gives the worst performance of his career in ‘Genius’
New York Post / Posted 16 days ago
York of the Roaring ’20s trims down a much-rejected manuscript that ran over 1,000 pages into Wolfe’s classic best seller “Look Homeward, Angel.’’ Their friendship effectively ended because of the more drastic cuts that Perkins made to shape “Of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Watch: David Gilkey's powerful video series from Iraqtheir tour of duty in Iraq as well as their families’ lives back home. Here, so
Watch: David Gilkey's powerful video series from Iraq
Detroit Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
their tour of duty in Iraq as well as their families’ lives back home. Here, soldiers deal with what they’ve seen and look homeward. David P. Gilkey and Stephen McGee, DFP Here, soldiers deal with what they’ve been through and look homeward... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Michael Grandage goes from theater to film with 'Genius'directed his first film, "Genius," a biopic about literary editor Max Perkins a
Michael Grandage goes from theater to film with 'Genius'
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 19 days ago
directed his first film, "Genius," a biopic about literary editor Max Perkins and his client, Thomas Wolfe, who wrote "Look Homeward, Angel" and "Of Time and the River." (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File) less FILE - In this April 20,... Read more

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