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  • Season Preview 2014: Movies coming soon to Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Movies coming soon to Orlando
    Tinseltown is up to its old tricks. In hopes of Oscar glory, Hollywood is saving some of its biggest movies for the year's final weeks. Yet these titles, stars and subjects do raise expectations that, after a disappointing summer, some memorable movies...
  • Woodbury ushers in 130th year

    Woodbury ushers in 130th year
    Students at Woodbury University began classes on Friday with a "Welcome Week" full of lively activities — but also a focus on the dead. This year, Woodbury plans to partner with Burbank Public Library's "One Book, One Community" program and...
  • Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72; scholar of Tlingit language, culture

     Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72; scholar of Tlingit language, culture
    A fish doesn't jump in Tlingit, the native language of indigenous people of Southeast Alaska. It performs a feat no word in English can adequately express. The verb in Tlingit captures the instant when a fish breaks the surface, the sequence of sounds...
  • British actor and film director Richard Attenborough dies -BBC

    LONDON, Aug 24 (Reuters) - British actor and film director Richard Attenborough died on Sunday at the age of 90, the BBC reported, citing his son. Among his most famous works were the 1982 Indian epic "Gandhi," which went on to win eight Oscars including...
  • Apodaca: Time to rethink the role of testing?

    When I was a senior in high school, I had an English teacher who had a profound effect on my life. To be honest, at first I thought she was a little weird because she was, well, old. But before long I began devouring the assigned readings —...
  • Williamsburg author's tale rich in medieval history

    Williamsburg author's tale rich in medieval history
    In 12th century France, women were generally regarded as useful only in the home – meant to run the household and raise children. It was men's work to handle politics and warfare. There have been exceptions to this unwritten rule throughout history,...
  • Orlando Museum of Art 2014-15 season

     Orlando Museum of Art 2014-15 season
    The Orlando Museum of Art continues celebrating its 90 years by looking forward and back. A substantial new collection and contemporary-art shows have an eye on the future, while a special exhibit pays tribute to the museum's Acquisition Trust. Favorite...
  • China's Hottest New Director, Han Han Accused of Plagiarism

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Han Han, the Chinese celebrity blogger and car racer, has been blasted by charges of plagiarism only days after his film directorial debut "The Continent" passed $100 million at the box office. "The exposure of ingenious fraud...
  • On non-readers

    On non-readers
    One of our universities recently made a survey of the reading habits of the American public; it decided that forty-eight percent of all Americans read, during a year, no book at all. I picture to myself that reader — non-reader, rather; one man...
  • WATCH: First Trailer for Jason Reitman's 'Men, Women & Children'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Paramount has released the first trailer for Jason Reitman's drama-comedy "Men, Women & Children" ahead of its premiere at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival next month. The film stars Adam Sandler, Rosemarie DeWitt, Emma...
  • The greatness of 'The Leftovers' is in the great unknown

    The greatness of 'The Leftovers' is in the great unknown
    It occurred to me the other day that I have spent an inordinate amount of my summer watching, thinking and reading about people who vanished without warning and people who returned without warning, the latter long after being presumed dead. There's HBO'...