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Documentary (genre)

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  • Westminster: Malibu's wire fox terrier Eira goes for the double-crown

    Westminster: Malibu's wire fox terrier Eira goes for the double-crown
    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...
  • Jessica Yu's 'Last Call at the Oasis' made her a water activist

    Jessica Yu's 'Last Call at the Oasis' made her a water activist
    If you want to say that Jessica Yu burst onto the film scene in 1993 with her short "Sour Death Balls," you'd be almost literally right. The film is almost 10 minutes of people trying to handle the disgusting confection. Yu's work wins accolades,...
  • Coffee-table books

    Coffee-table books
    Art Nouveau Norbert Wolf Prestel, $75 The Art Nouveau movement covered it all — decorative arts, architecture, fashion, dance, advertising and more — and this book seeks to restore the movement's prominence in the discussion of modern art....
  • Book review: 'Westmoreland' by Lewis Sorley

    Book review: 'Westmoreland' by Lewis Sorley
    Reading Lewis Sorley's scalding biography of Army Gen. William Westmoreland, "Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam," is like watching a slow-motion replay of an oncoming train wreck. The result of this collision is known: failure of the U.S....
  • Book review: 'Flashback' by Dan Simmons

    Book review: 'Flashback' by Dan Simmons
    Flashback A Novel Dan Simmons Reagan Arthur/Little, Brown: 560 pp., $27.99 Marcel Proust, the great author of memory, gets a swift kick in the pants in Dan Simmons' latest novel of an apocalyptic future, "Flashback." Remember all that stuff Proust...
  • Book review: 'Between a Rock and a Hot Place' by Tracey Jackson

    Book review: 'Between a Rock and a Hot Place' by Tracey Jackson
    Sometimes you just want someone to tell it to you straight. You may look and feel better than your grandmother or even your mother did at 50 but the idea that 50 is anything like 30, Tracey Jackson practically screams, is either a marketing scam or a line...
  • The Siren's Call: Apocalyptic world? Forget about it!

    The Siren's Call: Apocalyptic world? Forget about it!
    Marcel Proust, the great author of memory, gets a swift kick in the pants in Dan Simmons' latest novel of an apocalyptic future, "Flashback" (Reagan Arthur/Little, Brown: 560 pp., $27.99). Remember all that stuff Proust wrote about memories returning to...
  • Movie review: 'W.E.'

    Movie review: 'W.E.'
    "W.E.," Madonna's second go at directing a feature film, leaves one wishing she'd find other creative outlets for those times when she's bored with the pop-star life. A new fashion line? Another documentary disassembling her latest truths and dares? What...
  • 'Zero Dark Thirty' named best 2012 film by National Board of Review

    "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...
  • Foreign correspondence: Capturing the Arctic wild

    Foreign correspondence: Capturing the Arctic wild
    What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit. Florian Schulz, 36, is from an area near the Alps in southern Germany, but his...
  • A mustard museum? Only in Wisconsin

    A mustard museum? Only in Wisconsin
    MIDDELTON, Wis. — Barry Levenson stopped in his hotel hallway, looked both ways, then pocketed a tiny jar of room service mustard on a discarded tray. Never mind that as an assistant Wisconsin attorney general 25 years ago, he was about to scale...