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  • Paul Greenberg: Very well, alone!

    It's enough to make a tear appear even on the usually stony face of Clio, muse of history, who you'd think would be used to having her works -- and their lessons -- ignored by now. This time it's the lesson that David Low, the British cartoonist,...
  • Peter Brook at 89 keeps slipping into new suits

    Peter Brook at 89 keeps slipping into new suits
    Through nearly 70 years of acclaim as a theater, film and television director — most particularly as a theater director — Peter Brook has been called a magician many times. In 1962, the British critic Kenneth Tynan extolled him not for...
  • Live like a royal foodie

    Live like a royal foodie
    Sink your teeth into a rich chocolate truffle at a tiny shop in Piccadilly and you begin to understand why the royal coat of arms appears on each box. These chocolates are of such high quality that Queen Elizabeth II herself indulges in them, perhaps...
  • Curing disease, creating Sherlock Holmes in Thomas Goetz's 'The Remedy'

    Germs and detectives might not seem like they're connected. But their link, as a certain fictitious sleuth might say, is elementary. In Thomas Goetz's fascinating and entertaining new page turner of a book, "The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle,...
  • Billion Dollar Composer: John Powell Ranges From Action to Animation

    With "Rio 2" in release and "How to Train Your Dragon 2" due in June, London-born John Powell reconfirms his status as today's leading composer for animated films. Twenty of his 54 features have been animated. And with a resume that also includes a...
  • History on stage: My, but the past looks a lot like today

    History on stage: My, but the past looks a lot like today
    STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, England — The history play, that genre that at its best transcends the oft-quoted line in Shakespeare's "Richard II" — "let us sit upon the ground, And tell sad stories of the death of kings" — is making a striking...
  • Britain a 'Christian country'? Careful there, prime minister!

    Britain a 'Christian country'? Careful there, prime minister!
    Prime Minister David Cameron is under fire for suggesting that Britain “should be more confident about our status as a Christian country.” That assertion came in a column the Tory leader wrote for the Church Times, an Anglican publication....
  • "Grammar Never Takes a Holiday," the complete text

    GRAMMARNOIR 6: GRAMMAR NEVER TAKES A HOLIDAY ¬† Part 1: ¬†Trouble wears cheaters On one of those gray afternoons when the coffee’s worn off and you begin to wonder why you ever got into the paragraph game, he tapped gently at the office door....
  • 'Snowpiercer' Arrives on Video in France Two Months Ahead of Delayed U.S. Release

    While director Bong Joon-ho's dystopian sci-fi spectacular "Snowpiercer" is still two months away from its long-delayed U.S. release via Weinstein Co. subsidiary Radius, in France (where it was released last fall) Bong's film has newly arrived on Blu-...
  • George Clooney dating Amal Alamuddin? Vacation pics make a case

    George Clooney dating Amal Alamuddin? Vacation pics make a case
    Things appear to be heating up between George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin. "The Monuments Men" actor-director and the British lawyer were spotted together on a four-day safari in Tanzania and photos of the pair have been obtained by People and Us...
  • Harrison Ford 'Curious and Excited' About Possibility of 'Blade Runner' Sequel

    Though eyes have been on Harrison Ford lately with "Star Wars: Episode VII" news, he's got his eye on a "Blade Runner" sequel -- at least, that's what he told Redditors during his Ask Me Anything on Sunday. When asked how he felt about a sequel to Ridley...