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  • Reel China: Targets an elusive film fan — the Chinese American

    Reel China: Targets an elusive film fan — the Chinese American
    For years, Chinese films shown in U.S. theaters have fallen into two distinct camps, both driven by largely white patrons: martial-arts movies for young men, such as Jet Li's "Hero," or critically acclaimed art-house fare, such as Kaige Chen's "Farewell...
  • 'Sucker Punch' review: A confounding, divisive dudestravaganza

    'Sucker Punch' review: A confounding, divisive dudestravaganza
    *** (out of four) At the Lennox Home for the Mentally Insane, the patients are all surprisingly gorgeous and, in a bit of reality bending, required to perfect their own specific dance routines. While plotting her escape, Babydoll (Emily Browning)...
  • Controversial App for "Curing" Gays

    Controversial App for "Curing" Gays
    Chris Thomas is the executive director of the Cathedral of Hope in Dallas. Seeing this iPhone application for the first time has him very worried. “I would be fearful of a young person being exposed to this,” says Thomas. Some locals we...
  • Attorney general aide: U. of I. flouting law

    Attorney general aide: U. of I. flouting law
    As a student reporter at the Daily Illini newspaper, Jennifer Wheeler tried to use the state's open records law last May to get the results of class evaluations filled out by students. In six weeks, she will graduate from the Urbana-Champaign campus...
  • 'Justified,' 'The Good Wife' among Peabody Award recipients

    'Justified,' 'The Good Wife' among Peabody Award recipients
    FX's "Justified" seems to be on a roll in its second season. The storytelling has gotten even richer than in its freshman season. The acting, from stars Timothy Olyphant and Walton Goggins and the season-long guest star Margo Martindale (OK, and the...
  • Apodaca: Twain still has much to teach us

    I love books, and one of my all-time favorites is "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." I first read the classic Mark Twain novel when I was about 12 years old, and revisited it with my two sons, taking full advantage of the chance to ham it up while...
  • Mailbag: Clergy wrong about Planned Parenthood

    The bold headline from the April 1 Mailbag was as startling as it was disturbing ("Area Clergy Back Planned Parenthood"). I have read with interest the occasional views expressed by some of these clergy in the Daily Pilot's faith columns, but this jointly...
  • Tips to requesting public records

    Despite the new laws that are supposed to make it easier, obtaining a public record in Illinois can be a time consuming, frustrating, and ultimately disappointing experience. Here are some tips that could help. KNOW YOUR STUFF Writing a records...
  • Recently overhauled laws on open records face backlash

    Recently overhauled laws on open records face backlash
    A little more than a year after Illinois lawmakers rewrote open records laws promising a new era of transparency and accountability, frustrated mayors, school superintendents and police chiefs are back in Springfield, looking to undo many of the...
  • War memoir skewers leaders

    War memoir skewers leaders
    Surely Kim Barker is the only foreign correspondent to sum up Afghan President Hamid Karzai as "whiny and conflicted, a combination of Woody Allen, Chicken Little and Jimmy Carter," with a national government that "seemed about as effective as a student...
  • Anatomy of an Afghan war tragedy

    Anatomy of an Afghan war tragedy
    Nearly three miles above the rugged hills of central Afghanistan, American eyes silently tracked two SUVs and a pickup truck as they snaked down a dirt road in the pre-dawn darkness. The vehicles, packed with people, were 3 1/2 miles from a dozen U.S....