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  • 'Kill the Messenger' asks some good questions

    'Kill the Messenger' asks some good questions
    *** (out of four) The real-life-based investigative journalism tale “Kill the Messenger” is no “All the President’s Men,” but it’s got quite a story: In the late ‘90s, San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Webb...
  • Is the French Revolution our new model?

    At the end of the 18th century, there were two great Western revolutions -- the American and the French. Americans opted for the freedom of the individual, and divinely endowed absolute rights and values. A quite different French version sought...
  • El papa Francisco, Mukwege, Snowden y Malala, favoritos al Nobel de la Paz

    El papa Francisco, Mukwege, Snowden y Malala, favoritos al Nobel de la Paz
    COPENHAGUE - El papa Francisco, el médico congoleño Denis Mukwege, la paquistaní Malala Yousafzai y el exanalista de la CIA Eric Snowden son los nombres que más suenan en las quinielas previas al Nobel de la Paz, que se falla mañana viernes en Oslo....
  • Fincher, Affleck and Pike take 'Gone Girl' to new heights

    "PUT YOUR ear down close to your soul and listen hard." -- Anne Sexton WELL, I went to see the movie "Gone Girl," based on Gillian Flynn's hot novel that blasted onto best seller lists several years back. I turned a lot of my friends on to this book....
  • Three Game-Changing Female Producers Make Sure Passion-Driven Films Hit the Screen

    Perhaps the least interesting thing about Megan Ellison, Gigi Pritzker and Molly Smith is that these game-changing film financiers happen to be the scions of three of America's wealthiest families -- a status that's more Trivial Pursuit factoid than it is...
  • Political fictions no stranger than reality — but at least they're less depressing

    Political fictions no stranger than reality — but at least they're less depressing
    In an early scene on "Madam Secretary" — a kinda Hillary Clinton political soap opera on CBS — our heroine mucks horse manure out of a barn. As played by Tea Leoni, Madam Secretary is a former CIA-analyst-turned-professor in the Virginia...
  • Gopal Ratnam: Joe Biden is the only honest man in Washington

    Gopal Ratnam: Joe Biden is the only honest man in Washington
    Vice President Joe Biden has had to apologize, twice, to two key U.S. allies in the fight against the Islamic State. It wasn't because he lobbed false accusations at them. It was because he accidentally told some inconvenient truths. Speaking at the...
  • Another cabinet veteran laments Obama's wartime leadership

    WASHINGTON -- Less than a month away from the midterm congressional elections that may determine Barack Obama's chances to rebuild public confidence in himself and his presidency, there seems to be little rallying around him, even within his own...
  • Obama still in office, but ex-aides' books and claws are already out

    Obama still in office, but ex-aides' books and claws are already out
     Former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates was first to land a punch. Then former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton weighed in with a memoir that distanced herself from her president's foreign policy. And Tuesday, former CIA chief and Defense...
  • 'Homeland' recap: Besieged CIA director tries to shift blame

    'Homeland' recap: Besieged CIA director tries to shift blame
    Reeling from an airstrike gone horribly wrong and a murdered station chief in Pakistan, CIA Director Andrew Lockhart (Tracy Letts) unfairly tries to make Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) the scapegoat on Showtime’s “Homeland.” Episode...
  • 'Homeland' recap: CIA-ordered airstrike turns into fiasco

    'Homeland' recap: CIA-ordered airstrike turns into fiasco
    As “Homeland” begins its fourth season on Showtime, about six months have passed since Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) sadly drew a star on the memorial wall at CIA headquarters. That gesture honored her disgraced lover/comrade Nicholas Brody...