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  • It all adds up in Eric Rohmer's magical 'A Summer's Tale'

     It all adds up in Eric Rohmer's magical 'A Summer's Tale'
    Eric Rohmer's "A Summer's Tale" got lost in the shuffle 18 years ago. The witty, delicate romantic comedy about an indecisive young man and the three women in his life, written and directed by the renowned New Wave French filmmaker of "My Night at Maud'...
  • Comic-Con 2014: 12 vital comic and graphic novel creators to watch

     
    Over the course of four decades, San Diego's Comic-Con International has grown from modest roots to become a powerful marketing […]...
  • Veterans help Chicago teens through 'war' times

    Veterans help Chicago teens through 'war' times
    With smoky barbecue scent filling the air and '80s hip-hop thumping from a speaker, two inner-city teens led their teams up and down the forest preserve field in a friendly but spirited game of pickup football. Alex, 18 and wiry, weaves across the...
  • Author explores era 'When the United States Spoke French'

    Author explores era 'When the United States Spoke French'
    What remarkable lives they led. The five men, who hailed mostly from the pinnacle of French aristocracy, were liberals who threw off their own privileges to build a more equitable society. Individually, they danced with Marie Antoinette, fled the...
  • The Films of Richard Linklater: Ranked From Best to Worst

    JUSTIN CHANG: Andrew, if you'll allow me a brief (sort of) digression before we get down to business: A few nights ago, as part of our foolhardy mission to rank the films of Richard Linklater, I watched "Waking Life" for the first time since I'd seen it...
  • Bordeaux history notes

    Bordeaux history notes
    Bits and pieces about Bordeaux: •It sits on the Garonne River and has been an important port at least since Romans came here, about 56 BC. Before long, viticulture took root. •In 1154, England took control when Henry II ascended to the...
  • Tread carefully with treadmills

    Tread carefully with treadmills
    A treadmill desk would be detrimental to the aesthetics of our living room, so my wife won't let me have one. That's OK, though, because I love a good sit. I understand the perils of prolonged sitting, as a pile of new research shows just how bad it is;...
  • Michael Urie and Jonathan Tolins rummage around in Streisand's cellar

    Michael Urie and Jonathan Tolins rummage around in Streisand's cellar
    Michael Urie and Jonathan Tolins are goofing around in the empty halls of the Mark Taper Forum. Like two puppies just released from their crates, the best buds roll around on their backs on the carpet for a photo shoot and pose, campily, in front of a...
  • 'Trigger warnings' shackle free flow of ideas vital to higher education

    MADISON, Wis. Free-speech controversy is riveting higher education again. Major schools recently dis-invited graduation speakers whom activists deemed "improper" to their notions of justice. And many institutions have begun formally to institute or...
  • 'Snowpiercer' is sci-fi with a satiric bite to it

    "Snowpiercer" is a veritable United Nations of sci-fi films. Directed by the Korean Bong Joon-Ho ("The Host"), based on a French graphic novel and with a cast built around Captain America (Chris Evans), Oscar winner Octavia Spencer, Tilda Swinton, Jamie...
  • Restaurant review: Seven Star Cafe in Coopersburg is a tasty gem with organic philosophy

    Restaurant review: Seven Star Cafe in Coopersburg is a tasty gem with organic philosophy
    I liked the Seven Star Café before I walked in the door. Baskets of pink and purple petunias decorating the porch made its historic building smile, and the American flag rippling in the breeze gave the restaurant a quintessential small town America touch....