| Sep 21, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Director Bennett Miller’s “Moneyball” is the perfect sports movie for these cash-strapped times of efficiency maximization. It's also the best sports movie in a long time, period, as well as honestly inspirational — even though...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 11:55 AM
"Zero Dark Thirty," Kathryn Bigelow's drama about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, was named the best film of the year Wednesday by the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures.
The movie, set to open in limited release Dec. 19, took home two other...
| Oct 1, 2011
Here's a Hollywood pitch for you: Leading U.S. neurosurgeon started life as a struggling Mexican boy who made it from illegal-immigrant California farmworker to Harvard Med. Not buying it? You should. Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa was that kid and is that...
| Feb 13, 2012
I’m a mutt fancier myself -- or "multicultural canines," as my dogs prefer -- but like millions of other lovers of canines of all kinds, I’ll be tuning in Monday to watch the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, the 136th.
There’s at least...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 11:55 AM
Billy Corben. Photo by Beth Black
As a documentary filmmaker who has interviewed drug dealers, hit men, international pop stars, college athletes, big-city politicians and at least one person who murdered and dismembered his roommate, Billy Corben...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 9:50 AM
A scene from Deadheads
There's something oddly tropical about the crop of roughly 150 American independent, world and documentary films screening at the 26th annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, opening this Friday and running through...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Corapeake, N.C., is the kind of small rural Southern town that you can easily miss if you sneeze while you're driving.
Located on the western fringes of the Great Dismal Swamp — and a dozen or so miles south of Suffolk near the Virginia border...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 8:33 PM
The first collectors of North Carolina slipware may not have known much about their prey when they began snapping up "Moravian" pottery in the late 1800s.
Neither did the museums that pursued it so avidly during the Depression.
But like pioneering...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 12:49 PM
HAMPTON – You will commit errors and make mistakes, the All-Star shortstop and one-time National League Most Valuable Player told a couple of dozen youngsters hanging on his every word, so there's no point in worrying about the inevitable.
| Oct 31, 2011
| 12:53 PM
CEO of Philippe by Philippe Chow, Philippechow.com
1. My own back yard in Miami
There's no better place to unwind than in the comfort of your own home. I like to relax outside in my back yard, which is a veritable seaside paradise for the kids. We've...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 5:49 AM
Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School
Let's get one thing straight: This won't be a year-ender piece about Art Basel, the greatness that was the 11th annual orgy of international artists converging on Miami Beach for four days of art hysteria, or anything Miami-...