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  • We are alienated by dependence on technology

    In the 1840s, Benjamin Disraeli, still a long way from being prime minister, wanted to wake people up to the plight of the British working class -- and move them to act. The alarm he sounded wasn't delivered in a speech, a pamphlet, or an article -- but...
  • Fragrance: Sweet success

    Fragrance: Sweet success
    In 1954, when Marilyn Monroe was asked what she wore in bed, she famously replied, "Why, Chanel No. 5, of course." And sales of the perfume skyrocketed. That was a free endorsement, back when there was such a thing. Hollywood and the fragrance industry...
  • Sundance Film Festival 2013: 8 movies for fans of the fantastic

     
    Thursday evening sees the kickoff to the 2013 edition of the Sundance Film Festival, the annual indie confab that is ......
  • 'Battleship'

    'Battleship'
    The long-popular board game loudly comes to life in director Peter Berg's action-packed adventure, sending naval forces into a fierce fight against alien invaders. Taylor Kitsch, who also worked for Berg in television's "Friday Night Lights," and...
  • Actress Ellen Page Receives Death Threats on Twitter

    Actress Ellen Page Receives Death Threats on Twitter
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Los Angeles police are investigating death threats directed at Academy Award nominated actress Ellen Page. The 25-year-old Canadian, who had a leading role in the film "Inception," went to police after getting threatening messages...
  • Movie review: 'Straw Dogs'

    Movie review: 'Straw Dogs'
    Writer-director Rod Lurie's bird-brained remake of "Straw Dogs" doesn't work on its own terms, and it can't hold a candle to the unruly, unstable merits of Sam Peckinpah's 1971 original. It's miscast, barely functional in terms of technique, stupid and...
  • List of films and release dates in summer 2012

    List of films and release dates in summer 2012
    May 4 The Avengers A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
  • More men coloring their hair

    More men coloring their hair
    For most men, it's about staying competitive in a youth-focused workplace. For others, it's a need to keep up with new young wives. And for some, well, they just like the sleek black tops on those "Jersey Shore" boys. These are among the reasons stylists...
  • Review: 'True Blood' adds witches to its heady brew

    Review: 'True Blood' adds witches to its heady brew
    As if there weren't enough monsters in the "True Blood" menagerie: "Witches? Oh great, now I have to deal with witches!" grumbles Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) when she learns about the latest threat to her peaceful (ha!) hometown of Bon Temps, La. In...
  • The taste-maker behind Joan's on Third

    The taste-maker behind Joan's on Third
    The crowd is shoulder to shoulder on a recent Friday at Joan's on Third. Power couples buy their toddlers "babyccinos" (steamed milk in demitasse cups sprinkled with cocoa), and lithe women with "it" bags dangle their forks over mounds of Chinese...
  • ‘Melancholia’: Depression was never lovelier

     
    What to say about “Melancholia”? In many ways, there's not a more accurate portrayal of depression on film. Because it's directed by Lars von Trier, it's heavy on imagery, light on dialogue. But unlike “The Tree of Life” –...