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  • Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival 2012: Here are 27 reasons to love it

    Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival 2012: Here are 27 reasons to love it
    Last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival opened with a gamble: a little-known French film with no box-office stars that was not only shot in black-and-white, but came with another layer of anachronistic provocation. It was a silent movie. The Cinema Paradiso audience was nevertheless captivated by “The Artist,” affirming locally the buzz that would follow globally as it went on to win the best-picture Academy Award.
  • Md. author explores fascinating, fatal arsenic

    Md. author explores fascinating, fatal arsenic
    For such a long time, arsenic was the perfect poison. It is odorless, colorless and tasteless, so it's difficult to detect when slipped into a food or beverage. Its effects are gradual and cumulative — deflecting suspicion from the killer. The...

    Sundance 2011: The six biggest stories of this year's festival

    Sundance 2011: The six biggest stories of this year's festival
    As the last publicists, filmmakers and reporters made their way out of Park City, Utah, on Sunday and turned the land back over to its rightful owners (snowboarders and ski bums), we decided to take a look back at the 11 days just passed at the 2011...

    'Project Nim' review: It's hard in here for a chimp

    'Project Nim' review: It's hard in here for a chimp
    ***1/2 (out of four) In the mid-‘70s, Columbia University professor Herb Terrace—which really sounds like the code name for a hippie commune—supervises¬† an experiment to see if a young chimp could acquire language by being raised in a...

    At Sundance, a science documentary revives language questions

    At Sundance, a science documentary revives language questions
    Among the offerings at this year's Sundance Film Festival is a documentary about a trailblazing chimpanzee named Nim Chimpsky who played a key role in the scientific debate over what it means to be human. The James Marsh film, "Project Nim," explores the...