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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...
  • 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 ......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Melancholia'

    'Melancholia'
    Noted for the unexpected in his films, director Lars von Trier ("Dogville") scores again on that count as an interplanetary crisis puts Earth on a collision course. The threat parallels the internal crisis a young bride (Kirsten Dunst, who was named best...
  • A bewitching season awaits 'True Blood' fans on HBO

    For a rural Louisiana backwater, the tiny town of Bon Temps seems to be having a supernatural population explosion. During the first three seasons of "True Blood," Bon Temps and its environs have seen an influx of vampires, werewolves and other shifters,...
  • 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 Vampire Diaries' cleans up at Teen Choice 2011

    'The Vampire Diaries' cleans up at Teen Choice 2011
    "The Vampire Diaries" compelled Teen Choice 2011 voters, winning five surf boards during Sunday's ceremonies broadcast by Fox. The series won choice fantasy/sci-fi TV show, while stars Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder were named choice fantasy/sci-fi...
  • Character Crushes: Who Do You Love? (Spoiler Alert: Eric Northman)

    Character Crushes: Who Do You Love?  (Spoiler Alert: Eric Northman)
    I write this after my third viewing of this week's "True Blood." Why did I watch the HBO show three times? Was it because of the intricate "Lost"-like plot?  (Um, noes because said intricacy does not exist in this soapy show.  It's about as obvious as you...
  • Is this the last 'Straw' in north-south relations?

    Is this the last 'Straw' in north-south relations?
    The stereotypical Southern rednecks indulging in uncivilized behavior in the remake of "Straw Dogs" seem like they grew up watching the original 1972 movie. They also seem likely to have tossed back a few beers while watching "Deliverance," released...
  • '13'

    '13'
    Taking someone else's identity can be a really bad idea, as the young man (Sam Riley) at the heart of this melodrama quickly learns. The person he's posing as is dead, so there shouldn't be a problem. Right? Wrong ... since the deceased man had...