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  • Check It Out: Prepare yourself for the zombie apocalypse

    Once a fringe genre, zombie fiction and movies have certainly been on the rise. From the classic slow-moving, shambling horror of George Romero's "Night of the Living Dead" to the fast-paced, rage-filled terror of Danny Boyle's "28 Days Later," the theme...
  • '127 Hours'

    '127 Hours'
    Currently Oscar-nominated for best picture and best actor, "Slumdog Millionaire" director and co-screenwriter Danny Boyle's true and thoroughly engrossing drama boasts a bravura performance by James Franco as Aron Ralston, a carefree climber who faces the...
  • Freida Pinto rises up in new "Planet of the Apes"

    Freida Pinto rises up in new "Planet of the Apes"
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Indian actress Freida Pinto got her big break when director Danny Boyle cast the ex-model as the love interest in the 2008 Oscar-winning hit "Slumdog Millionaire." Now, she's hitting silver screens in her first big-budget, effects-...
  • Book review: 'Zone One'

    Book review: 'Zone One'
    Zone One A Novel Colson Whitehead Doubleday: 260 pp., $25.95 Colson Whitehead really couldn't have picked a better time to write a zombie novel. Even looking past its Halloween-adjacent release date, "Zone One" comes at a time when such horrors are...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio investigates J. Edgar Hoover in 'J. Edgar'

    Leonardo DiCaprio investigates J. Edgar Hoover in 'J. Edgar'
    For Leonardo DiCaprio, any story worth telling starts with a question. "Why?" the actor said, banging his fist on a table. "His personal life, his tactics, what drove him, what were his motives? What the hell did he really want?" The man instigating...
  • Free Music! Pounding rock from Barry Adamson

    Free Music! Pounding rock from Barry Adamson
    Even if you've never heard of Magazine or the Bad Seeds, you may appreciate the straight-ahead rock of Barry Adamson. He played bass with both those groups, but he's also a songwriter capable of writing some complex and hard-hitting tunes. He's...
  • London Olympics begin with a flourish in Opening Ceremony

    London Olympics begin with a flourish in Opening Ceremony
    With Shakespearean flourishes and pogoing punk rockers, and featuring the actor who plays James Bond on service to his actual majesty, Queen Elizabeth, the United Kingdom opened the Olympic Games on Friday night in a hip and humorous fashion. The much-...
  • Todos los detalles de la inauguración de las Olimpiadas Londres 2012

    Todos los detalles de la inauguración de las Olimpiadas Londres 2012
    La esperada ceremonia inaugural de los Juegos Olímpicos comenzó el viernes con una gran cuenta atrás y el tañido de una campana gigante, dando paso luego a una exuberante y excéntrica celebración de la historia, el arte y la cultura británica. En su...
  • Olympics opening ceremony makes for fine prime-time TV event

    Olympics opening ceremony makes for fine prime-time TV event
    What plays well in a stadium doesn't always work so well on TV. But if the in-person thumbs-up reviews out of London Friday were accurate, the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics were a winner on both fronts. By and large, the version shown for...
  • London Olympics: Opening ceremony TV ratings are a hit for NBC

    London Olympics: Opening ceremony TV ratings are a hit for NBC
    NBC posted the highest numbers ever for an Olympics opening ceremony held outside the U.S., garnering a 23.0 rating and 40 share for the primetime telecast, according to preliminary results released Saturday morning by Nielsen. The figures are 28% higher...
  • Review: NBC's stumble can't mask Olympics' beautiful opening ceremony

     Review: NBC's stumble can't mask Olympics' beautiful opening ceremony
    Through a fortuitous series of events, because someone knew someone who knew someone, I watched Friday's remarkable opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games by way of the BBC — which is to say, without commercials or Ryan Seacrest and with...