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  • 'Gravity': Sandra Bullock space saga attracts stellar reviews

    Film critics are over the moon for "Gravity," director Alfonso Cuarón's orbital drama starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as a pair of astronauts stranded in space trying to find their way home. Since the movie's premiere at the Venice Film...
  • Who will win the 2013 Nobel Literature prize?

    The next winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature will be announced Thursday morning in Stockholm. In the United Kingdom, where you can wager on such things, the betting money is on Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami. As of Monday morning, the...
  • Iconoclast College President Dobelle On The Carpet

    When he was president of Trinity College from 1995 to 2001, Evan S. Dobelle showed a real gift for strengthening the school and enhancing its role in the community. His legacy included new buildings, an enhanced global learning program, the championship...
  • I only have this to say

    A reader of The Baltimore Sun helpfully offers to point out a lapse in syntax:  Your statement “…only bring in files..” should read “…bring in only files..” should it not?   Rarely should the modifier “only&...
  • Tom Hanks navigates 'Captain Phillips' to first-class reviews

    Much like the captain of the cargo ship Maersk Alabama, who was rescued by the U.S. Navy after his ship was set upon by Somali pirates in April 2009, "Captain Phillips" appears to have been in good hands. With Tom Hanks in front of the camera and Paul...
  • The CW reins in steamy sex scene on 'Reign'

    It was a steamy scene that never made it to screen. The pilot for the CW's new drama, "Reign," originally featured a scene where a young handmaiden pleasures herself in an abandoned stairwell. That scene didn't make the final cut, though.  The show...
  • 'Our Boston': Reading for a city's benefit, after marathon bombings

    Boston was a rough-and-tumble city when I knew it in my teens and early 20s. It was, as Seth Mnookin suggests in “Our Boston: Writers Celebrate the City They Love” (Mariner: 354 pp., $16 paper), defined by “the Combat Zone and Filene&...
  • Don't let the killjoys kill football [Blowback]

    Bill Dwyre, who served as sports editor for the Los Angeles Times for a quarter of a century, wrote Tuesday that "the NFL deserves to go away, to be banished from our sight forever." When football's natural amen corner raises pitchforks and torches...
  • Westfield Trustees Put Dobelle On Paid Leave

    Westfield Trustees Put Dobelle On Paid Leave
    The Westfield State University Board of Trustees voted early Thursday morning to put President Evan Dobelle on paid administrative leave until Nov. 25, while a law firm conducts an investigation into his spending. Dobelle, who led Trinity College in...
  • Obamacare website glitches: Ignore the concern-trolling from the right

    Obamacare website glitches: Ignore the concern-trolling from the right
    Amid complaints over the effectiveness and efficiency of HealthCare.gov, the website set up to enable Americans to avail themselves of the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama on Monday shared his own frustrations with what he called...
  • Slain Massachusetts teacher led her class in school and online

    For the second time this week, a community is mourning the killing of a teacher, allegedly by a student. The latest victim, Colleen Ritzer, math teacher at Danvers High School in Massachusetts, was 24. A 14-year-old student was charged in the killing...