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  • South Windsor Haiti School

    South Windsor Haiti School
    Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world. In 2010, about 88% of their rural population was at poverty level after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck. Hundreds of thousands were killed and, as a result of the tragedy, people from all over the...
  • Reading roadtrip: Authors recommend bookstores worthy of a drive

    Reading roadtrip: Authors recommend bookstores worthy of a drive
    We love a good bookstore — so much so that we're willing to drive. We asked some authors to offer some recommendations for roadtrip-worthy bookstores. Here are their edited responses.  -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row...
  • Film Review: 'Snowpiercer'

    Two decades into a second Ice Age, a few thousand human survivors live out their days aboard a state-of-the-art luxury train in "Snowpiercer," an enormously ambitious, visually stunning and richly satisfying futuristic epic from the gifted Korean genre...
  • Scott Phillips talks about his novel 'Rake'

    Scott Phillips’s latest novel, “Rake” (Counterpoint: 192 pp., $25), is narrated by an actor whose name we never learn. That, of course, is only as it should be, for what’s important is not who he is but who he plays: Dr. Crandall...
  • Elijah Wood starring 'Maniac' banned in New Zealand

    HONG KONG -- Elijah Wood-starring slasher movie "Maniac" has been banned from theatrical and DVD release in New Zealand. The Kiwi authorities said the first person perspective of the US-French film made it too graphic. The film was directed by Franck...
  • Happy birthday, Aldous Huxley!

    Aldous Huxley was born 119 years ago, on July 26, 1894. Happy birthday, Aldous Huxley! Huxley is best known for his prophetic 1932 novel "Brave New World." The book envisioned a dystopic future characterized by extreme government control, enticing...
  • 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' gets NC-17 rating; book due in September

    It's not just the French who have a better handle on sexy material than Americans -- Canadians do, too. The film "Blue Is the Warmest Color," notorious for its sexy scenes between two young women, took the top prize at Cannes this year. But it's had a...
  • Mel Raido to Co-star with Gemma Arterton in 'Gemma Bovery'

    Mel Raido is set to star in the indie "Gemma Bovery" with Gemma Arterton. Anne Fontaine is directing with Philippe Carcassonne and Faye Ward producing. Pic is from Posy Simmonds' graphic novel, which is loosely based on Gustave Flaubert's "Madame...
  • TCA: 'Downton Abbey' - Memorable Quotes from the Panel

    "Downton Abbey" was the capper of PBS' second day at the Television Critics Assn. press tour. Here are the most memorable moments - sans spoilers - from the panel with actresses Phyllis Logan, Sophie McShera, Laura Carmichael, Michelle Dockery and...
  • Hope Larson on ‘Bitter Orange’ film, ‘Four Points’ with Rebecca Mock

     
    It's been a busy year for Hope Larson. In the spring, the accomplished graphic novelist released her first superhero story, […]...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Aug. 12-16, 2013)

    A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. Lee Daniels' The Butler Distributor: The Weinstein Co. The director of "Precious" and "The Paperboy" plays things relatively...