| Dec 6, 2010
Lovers of luxury wheels rejoice: It’s now possible to indulge in a bit of conspicuous consumption without sacrificing environmental commitment. Premium models are going green in a major way, proving that luxury vehicles don’t have to be...
| Mar 5, 2010
Kim Harper started a career before starting a family. After graduating from Michigan State University in 1990, she traveled, earned a law degree and began working as an attorney. When Harper married in 2006, she and her husband, Jeff, hoped a baby would...
| May 1, 2009
The second coolest thing about the Wolverine of the X-Men movies -- after Hugh Jackman's epic sideburns -- was his mystery. So naturally that's what Marvel set out to delete with its first X-Men sequel.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine, may be a perfectly...
| Apr 30, 2009
A chaotic headbanger, "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" is saved from pure flat-footed blockbuster franchise adequacy by six things, three of them on Hugh Jackman's left hand, three on his right.
Don't those retractable metal alloy blades look like a blast? The...
| Apr 30, 2009
If you look up the word "typecasting" in the dictionary, you'll find Matthew McConaughey's smirk affixed to the title " Ghosts of Girlfriends Past." Nonetheless, director Mark Waters' Lothario-learns-a-lesson comedy is better than its already sour...
| May 16, 2009
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Daniel Craig demonstrates James Bond isn't the be-all and end-all for him, as he delivers a stirring performance in director Edward Zwick's fine, fact-based drama about several Russian brothers with Liev Schreiber and Jamie Bell cast as the others who...
| Oct 13, 2010
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HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From Pontefrat , pronounced Pomfret, in Yorkshire England, the English home of Connecticut Gov. Gurdon Saltonstall (1708-1724).
ORIGINS: Settled in 1696 when Captain John Sabin built a house in the area, which also served as an...
| Nov 19, 2010
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Angelina Jolie plays action heroine again, in a very big way, in this adventure of a CIA operative accused by a defector of being a double agent. She goes on the lam to prove her innocence, as former colleagues pit their skills against hers to try to...
| Jan 31, 2010
Scarlett Johansson started acting early -- although she's just 25 years old, her performing career already spans 16 years -- and knows the usual drill. "I'm really used to a camera following me," she says.
Yet for all of her movie work -- "Lost in...
| Aug 28, 2009
This is the way we should remember Woodstock -- a sea of people, a river of mud, a mountain of garbage and a whole lotta love.
And that sound echoing from off in the acid-warped distance? It's the music, man.
Ang Lee's Taking Woodstock is a coming-of-...
| Jun 14, 2010
Awards should be aspirational, validating excellence and originality even though each and every one of us knows that commercialism rules the day. But far be it from the ever-insecure Tonys — the geeky glee club representative of the major...